Legs on the Drive

It was warm enough to pull a bunch of things outside and workout mostly on the driveway.

Warm-up

  • 80′ Lateral Monster Walk
  • 80′ Monster Walk
  • 10 Monster Squats
  • 10 Monster Toe Touches
  • 20 Trunk Twists

Leg Conditioning

3 Sets

  • 16 Glute Bridges + Open/Close Knees (w/ hip circle)
  • 140m TrueForm Run

3 Sets

  • 10/10 Lateral Step-downs (14”)
  • 30 Plate A Jumps

3 Sets

  • 5/5 Single Arm Front Squat (40#, 2” incline)
  • 10 Box Jumps (20”)

3 Sets

  • 6/6 Front Foot Elevated Double DB Lunge (40#)
  • 250m Standing BikeErg

Took us 28:36 today.

Midline

2 Rounds – Partner MB Passes

  • 10 Piked Pass
  • 10 OH Sit-up + Pass
  • 10/10 Russian Twist Passes
  • 10 Hollow Throw Ups

I used the 20 pound medicine ball, except switched to the 10 pounder in round two for both sides of the Russian twist passes because it was bothering my back.

Stretch

  • 2:00/2:00 Pigeon
  • 2:00/2:00 Couch

Fitting

On Sunday I mowed the lawn and worked a bunch of the trim. B wasn’t feeling well so we didn’t workout. Yesterday I had a club fitting with Titleist for new irons and wedges. I pretty much hit clubs for an hour straight. My low back and left side are feeling it.

Warm-up

  • 80′ Lateral Monster Walk
  • 80′ Monster Walk
  • 10 Monster Squats
  • 10 Monster Toe Touches
  • Trunk Twists

Leg Conditioning

3 Sets

  • 16 Glute Bridges (w/ hip circle)
  • 140m TrueForm Run

3 Sets

  • 10/10 Lateral Step-downs (14”)
  • 30 Plate A Jumps

3 Sets

  • 5/5 Single Arm Front Squat (25#, 2” incline)
  • 10 Box Jumps (20”)

3 Sets

  • 6/6 Front Foot Elevated Double DB Lunge (40#)
  • 250m Standing BikeErg

Took us 27:35 to finish.

Midline

2 Rounds

  • 30s OH Sit-up Twist (20# DB)
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s alt Plank Reaches
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s DB Tuck-ups (20#)
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s Side Plank T + Reach (8#)
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s Side Plank T + Reach (8#)
  • 15s Rest

Stretch

  • 2:00/2:00 Pigeon
  • 2:00/2:00 Couch

Elevated

On Sunday we pulled trim and flooring for 4-5 hours and then went for a 2.5 mile walk. Yesterday was day 9 of the yoga series and only 22 minutes. Back in the garage today.

Warm-up

  • 80′ Lateral Monster Walk
  • 80′ Monster Walk
  • 10 Monster Squats
  • 10 Monster Toe Touches
  • 20 Trunk Twists

Leg Conditioning

3 Sets

  • 8/8 Single Leg Supported RDL (45# KB)
  • 140/120m TrueForm Run

3 Sets

  • 10/10 Lateral Step-downs (12”)
  • 30 Plate A Jumps

3 Sets

  • 6/6 Front Foot Elevated Double DB Lunge 35#)
  • 250/200m Standing BikeErg

3 Sets

  • 5/5 Single Arm Front Squat (20#, 2” raised heels)
  • 10 Box Jumps (20”)

Took us 28:34, with over a third of it being on that first section. It got real in section three. We both really liked the squats with the raised heels and felt like it took pressure off of our backs

Midline

4 Sets

  • 10/10 Hanging Oblique Knee Raises
  • 8/6 Parallette Shoot Throughs
  • 10/10 Side Bends (53# KB)
  • 15 Pike-ups

Not in shape for those shoot throughs. I was struggling in the second round and had to take several breaks in sets 3-4.

Plank All Day

My back is feeling a bit better each day.

Conditioning

4 Rounds

  • 20/14 Push-ups + Plank
  • 20 Walking Lunges + Bottom Squat Hold
  • 20 DB Push Press (25#) + OH Plate Hold (45#)
  • 30 Plate A Jumps + Glute Bridge Hold

One partner doing reps while the other holds and then switch. We alternated the leader each round. I started 10-10 on the push-ups but switched to 12-8 and those eights got tough! Took us 18:57.

Midline

2 Rounds

  • 30s V-ups
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s Table Top Kick + Cross Reach
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s Sit-up + 2 Russian Twists
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s Side Plank Jumps
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s Diamond Plank Runners
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s Downward Dog Cross Toe Touches
  • 15s Rest

I stumbled on this guy in the Instagram suggestions and B did a couple of his workouts this week. We definitely cut back on the time and rounds though. I was really sweaty from this and nice to try some new movements. It was a lot of time in a plank today!

Now it’s time for brunch and ice cream, then the big game tonight. GO DUKE!!

Some Different Movements

My back loosened up as the day went, but still not great. Far from my worst tweak though. Warmed up with 12×45 and 12×95 on the bench.

Strength

3 Sets

  • 12 Bench Press (135#)
  • 12 HR Push-ups

3 Sets

  • 12 Incline Bench Press (95#)
  • 8 Decline Push-ups (18”)

Both types of push-ups were terrible after the barbell.

Conditioning

8 Rounds

  • 30s Lateral Shuffles (20’)
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Banded Tricep Pulldowns (red)
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Plate A Jumps (45# comp)
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s DB Shoulder Press (10#)
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Shuttle Runs (20’)
  • 10s Rest

Several different movements, which was a nice change.