A Clean Gym

On Sunday we had a super productive day around the house and cleaned the entire garage, which is quite a job with all of the gym equipment. We were exhausted by the end. Yesterday I walked 18 holes.

Warm-up

  • 80′ Lateral Monster Walk
  • 80′ Monster Walk
  • 10 Monster Squats
  • 10 Monster Toe Touches
  • 20 Trunk Rotations
  • 5 Sumo KB Deadlifts (35#)
  • 5 Russian KBS (35#)
  • 4 Incline Squats (15# DBs)

Legs & Conditioning

3 Sets

  • Partner A: BikeErg
  • Partner B:
    • 10/10 Single Leg Step-ups w/ Knee Drive (18″)
    • 10 Sumo KB Deadlifts (35/53#)
    • 10 Russian KBS (35/53#)

4 Sets

  • Partner A: BikeErg
  • Partner B:
    • 6/6 Side Lunge + Reverse Lunge (12/15# DBs)
    • 15 Squat Jumps

3 Sets

  • Partner A: BikeErg
  • Partner B:
    • 12 Incline Squats (15# DBs, 4 mats)
    • 20 Glute Bridges
    • 12 Weighted Jumping Jacks (5/8# DBs)

I started on the bike. For the first set of incline squats I held the dumbbells by my sides, but felt myself leaning forward too much so then I held them on my shoulders. We did 12,079 meters on the bike and finished in 32:50.

Midline

3 Sets

  • 10 DB Sit-ups / 10 OH Leg Lifts (12/15# DB)
  • 10 OH Upright Leg Tucks / OH Lying Leg Tucks (12/15# DB)
  • 10 Russian Twists (straight arms, legs down, 12/15# DB)
  • 20 Plank Taps (DB out in front)

My back is pretty whiney today so I had to sub in the movements listed second.

Head Out

Quick workout before heading out of town for the week.

Warm-up

  • 20 PVC Passes
  • 15 DB Bench Press (20#)

Chest & Conditioning

3 Sets

  • Row
  • 15 DB Bench Press (40#)
  • 15 DB Pullover (40#)

3 Sets

  • Row
  • 15 Seated DB Pec Deck (20#)
  • 15 Bench Dips

Took us 16:13 with 3,183 meters on the rower.

Midline

2 Rounds (20s work / 10s rest)

  • Leg Lift + Tuck-up
  • Single Leg Bicycle
  • Single Leg Bicycle
  • Russian Twist
  • Leg Lift + Crunch Toe Reach

Twists for the Golf Swing

Back & Conditioning

3 Rounds

  • Strict Pull-ups (10-8-6, singles)
  • 12 Seated Bent Over Back Fly (25# DBs)
  • 1:00 Jump Rope
  • 12 Lat Pulldowns (104#)
  • 12/12 Kroc Rows (40# DB)
  • 1:00 Row
  • 12 Straight Arm Pulldowns (60#)
  • 20 Band Pull Aparts (blue)
  • 50m Farmer Carry (50# DBs)

Took us 24:38.

3 Rounds

  • 24 Kneeling DB Rotations (15#)
  • 12 Piked DB Chest Press (15#)
  • 12 Piked Russian Twists w/ DB raise in the middle (15#)
  • 12/12 Half Kneeling DB Twists to same side (15#)
  • 12 Piked Front Raises (8# DBs)

Several Rotations

Back & Conditioning

3 Rounds

  • Strict Pull-ups (10-8-6, singles)
  • 12 Lat Pulldowns (104#)
  • 1:00 Jump Rope
  • 12 Seated Bent Over Back Fly (25# DBs)
  • 12/12 Kroc Rows (40# DB)
  • 1:00 Row

Took us 17:39.

Midline

3 Rounds

  • 12 Kneeling DB Rotations (15#)
  • 12 Piked DB Chest Press (15#)
  • 12 Piked Russian Twists w/ DB raise in the middle (15#)
  • 12/12 Half Kneeling DB Twists to same side (15#)
  • 12 Piked Front Raises (8# DBs)

These movements were a good change up and the rotations should be good for opening up our golf swings.

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

Midline Mods

Conditioning

  • 10:00 BikeErg (4,467 m)
  • 10:00 TrueForm Run (1.3 km)
  • 10:00 BikeErg (4,484
  • 10:00 TrueForm Walk (1.12 km)

It was a very slow run. 😉

Midline

3 Rounds (:30 / :15)

  • OH MB Sit-up Throw (20#)
  • OH MB Sit-up (20#)
  • Russian Twist
  • OH MB Crunch (20#, keep feet up)

I had to mod the last two movements because the ball is too big and awkward to rotate with in that position. There was no way I was holding that ball between my feet either so I just crunched with it the entire set.

Double Yoga on Monday

On Monday we did day 6 and day 7 from the yoga series and they were about 23 minutes each. Day 6 was a really good core burner.

Warm-up

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

Leg Conditioning

3 Sets

  • 140/120m TrueForm Run
  • 16 Glute Bridges

I scaled back from the 12 DB RDLs.

3 Sets

  • 16 Air Squats
  • 8 Broad Jumps

Scaled here as well instead of 8 back squats.

3 Sets

  • 250/200m Standing BikeErg
  • 14 DB Step-ups (20″, 40# DBs)

Dropped to lower dumbbells this time

3 Sets

  • 10 Duck Walk in Place (12# weight vest)
  • 20 Curtsy Lunges (12# weight vest)

Wearing the weight vest was a nice change and still manageable. Trying to be careful with may back, especially with flights this week. Took us 32:24.

Midline

2 Rounds

  • 30s Leg Lifts over MB
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s MB Plank Mountain Climbers
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s Russian Twists (20#)
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s MB Plank Knee to Elbow (cross body)
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s Sit-up + MB Sit-up (20#)
  • 15s Rest

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!!

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