On E

Feeling my glutes and hamstrings a bit. Out in the garage earlier to beat the heat. I didn’t eat anything this morning, which is rare.

Warm-up

  • 10 Pendlay Rows (45#)
  • 8 Bench Press (45#)
  • 8 Bench Press (95#)
  • 8 DB Fly (20#)

Conditioning, Back, & Chest

  • 700m Run
  • 3 Sets
    • 10 Pendlay Rows (95#)
    • 10 Seated Rows (104#)
  • 3 Sets
    • 10 Straight Arm Lat Pulldown (71#)
    • 20 Band Pull Aparts (blue)
  • 700m Run
  • 3 Sets
    • 8 Bench Press (135#)
    • 8 Dumbbell Fly (30#)
    • 8 Bench Press (135#)
  • 3 Sets
    • 12 alt Underhand Cross Body Front Raises (20#)
    • 20 Plate Press (35#)
    • 12 alt Underhand Cross Body Front Raises (20#)
  • 700m Run

Made a 10 pound jump on the Pendlays because B was using DBs and it made it simple with the men’s bar. The bench press was more of a struggle this week. I was done in 39:47, which is 52 seconds faster than last week.

Two Faster

My butt is already sore from yesterday.

Warm-up

  • 10 Pendlay Rows (35#)
  • 5 Pendlay Rows (55#)
  • 8 Bench Press (45#)
  • 8 DB Fly (20#)
  • 8 Bench Press (95#)

Conditioning, Back, & Chest

  • 700m Run
  • 3 Sets
    • 10 Pendlay Rows (85#)
    • 10 Seated Rows (104#)
  • 3 Sets
    • 10 Straight Arm Lat Pulldown (71#)
    • 20 Band Pull Aparts (blue)
  • 700m Run
  • 3 Sets
    • 8 Bench Press (135#)
    • 8 Dumbbell Fly (30#)
    • 8 Bench Press (135#)
  • 3 Sets
    • 12 alt Underhand Cross Body Front Raises (20#)
    • 20 Plate Press (35#)
    • 12 alt Underhand Cross Body Front Raises (20#)
  • 700m Run

I finished at 40:39, which is just over two minutes faster than last Sunday.

Double Sandwich

We hit balls at the range for a bit over an hour last night.

Warm-up

  • 10 Bench Press (45#)
  • 8 Dumbbell Fly (25#)
  • 10 Pendlay Rows (35#)
  • 5 Bench Press (95#)
  • 5 Pendlay Rows (55#)
  • 5 Seated Rows (82#)

I may have done a few other movements, but that’s all I remember.

Conditioning

  • 700m Run
  • 3 Sets
    • 10 Pendlay Rows (85#)
    • 10 Seated Rows (104#)
  • 3 Sets
    • 10 Straight Arm Lat Pulldown (71#)
    • 20 Band Pull Aparts (blue)
  • 700m Run
  • 3 Sets
    • 8 Bench Press (135#)
    • 8 Dumbbell Fly (30#)
    • 8 Bench Press (135#)
  • 3 Sets
    • 12 alt Underhand Cross Body Front Raises (20#)
    • 20 Plate Press (35#)
    • 12 alt Underhand Cross Body Front Raises (20#)
  • 700m Run

On the sets we went back and forth resting while the other did they set. I finished in 42:43.

Heading out to walk 9 holes of golf.

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.

10 Years!

I’ve now been doing CrossFit style training for 10 years. WOW!

Conditioning

2.06 mile Run (20:43)

Biceps

3 Sets

  • 12 Barbell Curl (45#)

3 Sets

  • 10 Incline Dumbbell Curl (20#)

3 Sets

  • 20 alt Cross-Body Hammer Curls (25#)

Back

3 Sets

  • 15 Lat Pulldowns (104#)

3 Sets

  • 20 Straight Arm Pulldown (49#)

3 Sets

  • 15 Dumbbell Shrugs (60#)

Midline

EMOM – 5 Sets

  • 15 Hollow Rocks
  • 10 V-ups

After a Week Off

Spent five nights in San Juan, Puerto Rico. We didn’t workout at all but did over 8.5 miles of walking each of the first two full days there! Today was our first workout in a week and I can’t remember the last time I took a full week off! Out in the garage just before 1pm. Warmed up with 20 PVC passes.

Strength

Bench Press

  • 10×45
  • 10×95
  • 5×135
  • 5×165
  • 5×185
  • 5×200
  • 5×215
  • 5×225

Partner Arms

  • Plate OH Hold (45/25#)
  • 10->1 Plate Curl (45/25#)
  • 10->1 Plate OH Tricep Extension (45/25#)

This one came from Scott Panchik. One partner is doing the couplet while the other holds their plate overhead; you never put the plate down! Took us 5:08 to get through and my arms and shoulders were on fire!

Conditioning

4 Rounds

  • 200m Run
  • 15 Burpees
  • 20 Russian KBS (45#)
  • 20 Reverse Lunges

Wanted to just coast through something today. I did the first two rounds in 7:31 and then when I went for the third round of burpees I was feeling good so picked up the pace to finish in 14:09.

Midline

4 Rounds

  • 20 alt Side Crunches
  • 14 Leg Lifts
  • 20 Bicycles (slow)
  • 14 Overhead Crunches (50# DB)

Finished in 7:19.

Felt good to move today.