Early on a Wednesday

I was planning to golf yesterday because of the rainout on Monday, but woke up to an emergency at work. So we went to the driving range in the evening for a long session.

Warm-up

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

Legs / Conditioning

3 Sets

  • 140/120m TrueForm Run
  • 20 DB Walking Lunge (20/12# DBs)

4 Sets

  • 10/10 Landmine Curtsy Lunge (45#)

*B went 8/8 on the last two sets.

3 Sets

  • 140/120m TrueForm Run
  • 10/10 Single Leg Box Step Downs (14”)

3 Sets

  • 14 Squat Jumps
  • 6/6 Side Step Lunge + Reverse Lunge (20/8#)

Good one. Took us 37:50.

Midline

3 Sets

  • 20 Sprinter Sit-ups
  • 20s Hollow Hold (modified)
  • 20 alt Side Crunches (holding bent knees up)
  • 20s Plank
  • ~1:00 Rest

My back wasn’t feeling great with some of the movements, so these were my modified versions.

Extra Humid

The forecast showed rain all day, so I didn’t golf, but they were wrong for the second day in a row. Maybe a good thing I didn’t golf though, because my back bothered me throughout the day. We did get some rain today though, which made it extra humid working out in the garage again.

2 Sets

  • 4 Openers (20s hold)
  • 10 Wall Slides
  • 10 Reverse Pattern on ball (5s hold)

3 Sets

  • 10 Seated Bent Over Single Arm + Single Arm + Double Row (25# DBs)
  • 10 DB Bench Press + Fly (25# DBs)
  • 20 Dead Bugs (5# Bs)

3 Sets

  • 10 2x Renegade Row + DB Push-up (25# DBs)
  • 15 Kneeling KB Hammer Curl (35#)
  • 10 alt DB Shoulder Press (Sitting back on feet, 25# DBs)

3 Sets

  • 15 Diamond Push-ups
  • 5/5 Side Crunch + DB Cross Reach to Raised Toe (10#)
  • 15 OH Crunches (10#, feet up)

Then we did about 15 minutes of banded golf mobility work, making use of the Crossover Symmetry bands.

Raising Pallof

We were exhausted last night after a long day traveling and watching golf, but it was a blast.

Back Warm-up

2 Sets

  • 4 Openers (20s hold)
  • 10 Wall Slides
  • 10 Reverse Pattern on ball (5s hold)

Those wall slides are no joke, especially reaching up for me.

Back

  • 4×8 Pendlay Row (underhand, 85#)
  • 3×12 DB Pullover (45#)
  • 4×8 Lat Pulldowns (115#)
  • 4×8 Seated Cable Rows (115#, underhand)
  • 4×10 Banded Face Pulls (2s hold on first 5 reps, blue)

Midline Conditioning

4 Rounds

  • 150m Run
  • 20 alt Side Crunches
  • 10 Candlesticks (hold rig)
  • 10 Plank Pikes
  • 10/10 Pallof Raises (purple tubing)

The raises are a new one and challenge a lot of different areas

10 More Meters

My low back has been really tight. Warmed up with 10×45 and 5×75 close grip bench.

Conditioning

4 Rounds

  • 45s TrueForm Run
  • 15 Zottman Curls (15# DBs)
  • 15 French Press (40# DB)
  • 45s TrueForm Run
  • 15 Hammer Curls (20# DBs)
  • 15 Banded Tricep Pulldowns (blue)
  • 45s TrueForm Run
  • 15 Single DB Curls (40#)
  • 15 Close Grip Bench Press (75#)

Another good one. Really like mixing in the cardio. I got 130 meters on the runs in the first round, 140 in the second, 150 in the third, and 160 in the last. Took me 23:12.

Midline

3 Rounds

  • 30s In & Outs (sides of DB)
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s Plank Knee to alt Elbow
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s Jack Knife (15# DB)
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s alt Side Crunches
  • 15s Rest

The Long One

5 Rounds

  • 1:00 Step-ups (20″)
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s alt Side Crunches
  • 30s Pike-ups
  • 10s Rest
  • 1:00 Handstand Hold
  • 10s Rest
  • 1:00 Row
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Flutter Kicks
  • 30s Windshield Wipers (45# plate)
  • 10s Rest
  • 1:00 50m OH Carry (35# DBs)
  • 10s Rest
  • 1:00 BikeErg
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Burpees
  • 30s Slow Mountain Climbers
  • 10s Rest

I really wanted to held the handstands, but I had to break for the last two rounds, doing 30s + 20s. The fatigue with the carries really added up.

Trim & Transitions

Worked on a bunch of trim and transitions for the hallway flooring today. Almost done.

Conditioning

4 Rounds – Partner

  • 10/8 Burpee Box Get Over (42”)
  • 12 Single DB OH Lunge (35#)
  • 10 Plank Jump Push-up
  • 20 Russian KBS (53#)
  • 15/11 cal Row

We each did the movement and then got a bit of rest before the next movement. B was messing up her count on the get overs and probably did nine a couple of rounds. Took us 29:23.

Midline

2 Rounds (30/15s)

  • Side Plank Hip Dip + T Reach (8#)
  • Side Plank Hip Dip + T Reach (8#)
  • Leg Lift + Side Crunch
  • Plank Twisting Knee to Elbow (on MB)
  • Single Side Bicycle
  • Single Side Bicycle

These were some new combos and split moves.

Back Rib

My legs are getting a little sore. My mid left side of the back feels like I pulled something or a back rib is out of place or something. Maybe it’s just from hitting golf balls for an hour though.

Warm-up

  • Stretching
  • PVC Passes
  • 6 DB Shoulder Press (15#)
  • 6 DB Shoulder Press (25#)

Arms & Shoulders

3 Sets

  • 12 Seated DB Shoulder Press (35-40-40)

3 Sets

  • 12 DB Lateral Raise (15)

3 Sets

  • 12 DB Upright Row (25)

3 Sets

  • 12 Barbell Curl (55)
  • 12 Double DB Skull Crusher (30)

3 Sets

  • 20 alt DB Curl (25)
  • 12 Tricep Pushdown (60)

3 Sets

  • 20 alt Incline Hammer Curl (25)
  • 12 OH Cable Tricep Extension (49)

Conditioning

15:00 AMRAP

  • 5 Hanging Knee Raises
  • 10 DB Hang C&J (35#)
  • 20 alt Side Crunches
  • 40 Jump Rope

Wrote it with five pull-ups but they didn’t feel very good with my back so I did the knee raises instead. Never missed with the jump rope and got through 8+65.

Up to Eleven

Conditioning

  • 11:00 BikeErg (4,796m)
  • 11:00 Row (2,400m)
  • 11:00 TrueForm Walk (1.18 km)
  • 11:00 BikeErg (4,809m)
  • 11:00 TrueForm Walk (1.26 km)

Midline

2 Rounds

  • 30s 2 Single Leg Lifts + 2 Side Crunches (legs stay raised)
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Plank band pull + Side Plank band pull with knee raise
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Plank band pull + Side Plank band pull with knee raise
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Side Jack Knife
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Side Jack Knife
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Leg Raise Twist (legs stay up)
  • 10s Rest

Another modded workout from this guy…

Sore Ass and Hamstrings

It was almost 70°, so we went for a 2.2 mile walk yesterday. Still really sore from the leg workout the other day.

Warmup

  • 20 PVC passes
  • 3 Sets
    • 10 Calf Raises
    • 40’ Tip Toe Walk

Shoulders

3 Sets

  • 12 Seated DB Shoulders Press (20#)
  • 12 Seated Arnold Press (20#)
  • 12 Seated Side Laterals (8#)

Arms

3 Sets

  • 15 Double DB Curl (20#)
  • 15 Double DB Tricep Kickbacks (15#)

4 Sets

  • 10/10 Standing 1 Arm Hammer Curl over Incline Bench (20#)
  • 10 Tricep Pushdown (60#)

4 Sets

  • 8 Wide Grip Barbell Curl (45-55-55-55#)

Midline Conditioning

2 Rounds

  • 50 alt Side Crunches
  • 100 Jump Rope
  • 50 Flutter Kicks
  • 100 Jump Rope
  • 25 Leg Raises 
  • 100 Jump Rope
  • 16/16 Side Bends (35#)
  • 100 Jump Rope

Fun one that B came up with. Took me 13:41.

9 is So Early

Had to get it in early (just after 9) this morning due to plans for the day.

Warm-up

  • 20 PVC Passes
  • 20 Trunk Twists
  • 10 Toe Touches

Conditioning

  • 5:00 AMRAP
    • 5 Burpee Pull-up
    • 20 Sit-ups
  • 2:30 Rest
  • 5:00 AMRAP
    • 5 Burpee Step-ups (24″)
    • 20 alt Side Crunches
  • 2:30 Rest
  • 5:00 AMRAP
    • 5 Burpees
    • 20 Mountain Climbers

Felt pretty good after yesterday’s back issue. Went a little too slow to start out the first AMRAP though. I got 3+16, 5+5, and 7+12.

Accessory

  • 10->1 Plate Curls (35#)
  • 10->1 OH Tricep Extensions (35#)
  • OH Hold (35#)

We crushed out best by over 30 seconds, inn 4:07.