Early Morning with Rain

Out in the garage around 9am because B had an appointment to get to.

Warm-up

  • 10 Cat Camel
  • 10 Cobra to Down Facing Dog
  • 10 Trunk Rotations
  • 10 PVC Passes
  • 10 Side Bends

Conditioning

5 Rounds

  • 50 Jump Rope
  • 10 DB Front Raise Squats (10#) / Hang DB C&J (20#)
  • 20 Plyo Lunge
  • 8/8 Hang DB Snatch w/ foot up to bench (20/8#)
  • 100m Farmer Carry (40/25# DBs)

I did the C&J because getting down in to a squat was firing up my back. Went perfect on the carry weight because I was about to drop them the last two rounds. Finished in 18:22.

Midline

4 Sets

  • 20/20 Pallof Circles (red CS band)
  • 10/10 Banded Rotations (red CS band)
  • 10/10 Half-kneeling DB Chop/Throw (20/15#)
  • 50 DB OH Flutter Kicks (20/15#)

Another humid day after getting a little bit of morning rain.

Up Five

Warm-up

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

Legs

3 Sets

  • 10 Narrow Stance Jumps (fingers touch ground)
  • 10 alt Goblet Reverse Lunges + Goblet Squat (35#)

3 Sets

  • 10/10 Single Leg Deadlifts (35# DB)
  • 20 Plyo Lunges

4 Sets

  • 8/8 Side Step-ups (20”, 45#)

3 Sets

  • 250 Row
  • 10/10 Bulgarian Split Squats

We were almost two minutes faster today, finishing in 34:39. I went up five pounds on each dumbbell today.

Midline

2 Rounds (30s / 15s)

  • Side Plank
  • Side Plank
  • In/Out around DB
  • Reverse Crunch
  • OH Sit-up (20# DB)

Hip Problems

My lift hip has been bothering me since Sunday. Maybe after the runs we did Saturday? Especially after I’ve been setting for awhile and then once I’m moving I don’t really notice it.

Warm-up

  • 3 alt Goblet Reverse Lunges + Goblet Squat (30#)
  • 3/3 Single Leg Deadlifts (30#)
  • 4/4 Side Step-ups (20″, 20#)
  • 3/3 Bulgarian Split Squats
  • 80′ Lateral Monster Walk
  • 80′ Monster Walk
  • 10 Monster Squats
  • 10 Monster Toe Touches
  • 20 Trunk Twists

Legs

3 Sets

  • 10 Narrow Stance Jumps (fingers touch ground)
  • 10 alt Goblet Reverse Lunges + Goblet Squat (30#)

3 Sets

  • 10/10 Single Leg Deadlifts (30# DB)
  • 20/16 Plyo Lunges

4 Sets

  • 8/8 Side Step-ups (20”, 40#)

3 Sets

  • 250/200m Row
  • 10/10 Bulgarian Split Squats

Took us 36:35 and it was brutal.

Midline

2 Rounds (30s / 20s)

  • alt V-ups
  • Sit-up Bicycles
  • 2 Single Leg Lifts over DB + Pike-up
  • Side Plank Crunches
  • Side Plank Crunches

Hold Those Legs Up

Walked 18 holes yesterday.

Warm-up

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

Leg Conditioning

3 Rounds

  • 20/16 Plyo Lunges
  • 200/170m TrueForm Run
  • 10 Incline DB Squats (2”, 35# DBs)

4 Rounds

  • 14 Double DB Step-ups (20″, 45#)

3 Rounds

  • 12 DB Walking Lunges (45#)
  • 20 Side Skaters
  • 12 Sumo KB Deadlifts (70#)

Much more comfortable weather today for this. Took us 29:18.

Midline

3 Rounds

  • 20s Pike-ups over DB (feet open to closed)
  • 7s Rest
  • 20s In & Outs
  • 7s Rest
  • 20s Leg Lifts over DB (side to side)
  • 7s Rest

This was rough because it was so much holding your legs up in the air.

Been Slacking & Busy

On Saturday we got exhausted after walking 9 holes of golf Then on Sunday I drove to meet my brother to golf 18 (in a cart) and we ended up going for a 2 mile walk in the evening after I got home. Yesterday I walked 18 holes.

Warm-up

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

Leg Conditioning

3 Rounds

  • 20/16 Plyo Lunges
  • 200/170m TrueForm Run
  • 10 Incline DB Squats (2”, 35# DBs)

4 Rounds

  • 14 Double DB Step-ups (20″, 45#)

3 Rounds

  • 12 DB Walking Lunges (45#)
  • 20 Side Skaters
  • 12 Sumo KB Deadlifts (70#)

Took us 30:10.

Midline

2 Sets

  • 30s Leg Lift + Tuck-up
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Single Leg Bicycle
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Single Leg Bicycle
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Russian Twist
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Leg Lift + Toe Tap
  • 10s Rest

Heavy Middle

Warm-up

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

Legs

3 Rounds

  • 20/16 Plyo Lunges
  • 200/170m TrueForm Run
  • 10 Incline Squats (2”, 30# DBs)

4 Rounds

  • 14 Double DB Step-ups (20″, 40#)

3 Rounds

  • 12 DB Walking Lunges (40#)
  • 20 Side Skaters
  • 12 Sumo KB Deadlifts (70#)

Good triplet to get loosened up more, we both liked doing the heavy movement in the middle, and then movements we could move through at the end. Took us 29:08.

Midline

2 Sets

  • 30s Leg Lift + Tuck-up
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Single Leg Bicycle
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Single Leg Bicycle
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Russian Twist
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Leg Lift + Toe Tap
  • 10s Rest

That was rough!

Stretching

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

3-6-10

I had a golf meeting on Thursday so didn’t end up doing yoga. Yesterday I worked on the hallway flooring for nine hours and was whooped! Took a little more than two hours this morning to finish laying the floor. Got out in the garage and warmed up with the PVC pipe.

Chest, Back, and Shoulders

3 Sets

  • 24 Teeter-totter DB Bench Press (50#)

3 Sets

  • 12/12 Balance Board Plank Rows (40-45-45#)

3 Sets

  • 24 alt Single Arm DB Fly (25-25-30#)

3 Sets

  • 16 alt Kroc Row (50#)

3 Sets

  • 15 Parallette Push-ups

3 Sets

  • 24 alt Seated Arnold Press (25#)

Conditioning

10:00 AMRAP

  • 3 Strict Pull-ups
  • 6 HR Push-ups
  • 10 Plyo Lunges

I started out with a set of three unbroken pull-ups but then did singles every other round and usually did two quick singles, turned around and did the third. The push-ups were slowing me down the most. Got through 12+1.

Finally some nice weather this weekend so we’re going to put screen doors on, put out some bird feeders, golf nine holes, and cook up steaks.

Run to Warm

It was about 60° at workout time today, so we made an adjustment to our plan.

Warm-up

1.72 mile Run (19:00)

Legs

3 Sets

  • 12 Lateral Box Step Overs (24”, 20# DBs)
  • 15 Squat Jumps

3 Sets

  • 16 DB Reverse Lunges (40#)
  • 16 Plyo Lunges

3 Sets

  • 12 Cossack Squats
  • 12/12 Lying Side Leg Lifts (5# ankle weights)

Since we warmed up with the run we removed the monostructural movements from those first two sections. It was so much worse this way, especially the lunge combo. Took us 21:45.

Midline

4 Rounds

  • 10 Hollow Rocks
  • 10 V-ups
  • 20s Rest
  • 10 Tuck-ups
  • 10s Hollow Hold
  • 20s Rest

Five fewer seconds of rest each time compared to about a month ago. I started to fall apart towards the end of round three. Finished in 4:52.

More Lunges

Warm-up

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

Legs

3 Sets

  • 12 Lateral Box Step Overs (24”, 20# DBs)
  • 140m TrueForm Run
  • 15 Squat Jumps

3 Sets

  • 16 DB Reverse Lunges (45#)
  • 250m BikeErg
  • 16 Plyo Lunges

3 Sets

  • 12 Cossack Squats
  • 12/12 Lying Side Leg Lifts (5# ankle weights)

B had to substitute a bunch of movements today because of something in her hip. Increased the weights, bumped the reverse lunges up to 16 from 12 and did two more leg lifts per side. The second part was really bad. Took us 30:26.

Midline

2 Rounds

  • 10 Decline Plank w/ Foot Tap
  • 24 Russian Twists (35# plate)
  • 12 V-ups
  • 10 Hanging Leg Raises
  • 10/10 Hanging Oblique Knee Raise

All New by B

Warm-up

  • 80′ Lateral Monster Walk
  • 80′ Monster Walk
  • 10 Monster Squats
  • 10 Monster Toe Touches
  • 20 Trunk Twists
  • 3 Sets
    • 80′ Tip Toe Walk (Forward, Back, Forward)
    • 10 Calf Raises

Legs

  • 3 Sets
    • 12 Lateral Box Step Overs (24”, 15# DBs)
    • 140/120m TrueForm Run
    • 15 Squat Jumps
  • 3 Sets
    • 12 DB Reverse Lunges (40#)
    • 250/200m BikeErg
    • 16/10 Plyo Lunges
  • 3 Sets
    • 12 Cossack Squats
    • 10/10 Lying Side Leg Lifts (5# ankle weights)

B came up with this cycle and it was a good one. We’ll probably increase to 16 reverse lunges next week. This took us 26:36 today.

Midline

2 Rounds

  • 30s Dead Bugs
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Side Plank Twist (on elbow)
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Side Plank Twist
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Bear Crawl (forward/back over 6′)
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Lateral Plank Walk
  • 10s Rest

Good one that B found online. Rough on the shoulders.