At the Dreams

Traveled to Cancun yesterday for a work trip. Made it to the resort’s gym before dinner today.

Warm-up

  • 5:00 Spin Bike
  • 2 Sets
    • 10 Reverse Pattern on Ball (5s)
    • 10 Wall Slides
    • 20 alt Seated Hip Openers
    • 20/20s Supine Leg over Stretch

Upper

15-12-9

  • Lat Pulldowns (Setting #12, whatever that means)
  • DB Curls (25#)

I bit off more than I could choose with the weight choices, so that’s why the descending rep scheme.

Legs

4 Sets

  • 10/10 Single Leg Step-up with Knee Drive (18”)
  • 20 DB Reverse Lunges (30# DBs)

Nasty!

Midline

3 Sets

  • 15 OH Crunch (35#)
  • 20 Slow Bicycles
  • 15 Leg Lifts
  • 30 Oblique Heel Touches

Really felt the burn.

Cool Down

  • 3:00 Walk
  • 3:00/3:00 Sideways Walk
  • 3:00 Backwards Walk

Damn Dental

Sunday got busy removing a toilet, tearing up flooring and a layer of sub-floor. I walked 18 holes on Monday, and yesterday I had dental surgery. Feeling good today though.

Warm-up

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

Legs

3 Sets

  • 30s Standing BikeErg
  • 10/10 Side Step Lunge (15/12# DBs)
  • 10/10 Front Foot Elevated Split Squat (15/8# DBs)

4 Sets

  • 40m Side Step Sled Pull (115-115-135-135/80#)

Coming back up the driveway is so much more difficult, especially after going down it first.

3 Sets

  • 10 Back Squat + Calf Raises (55#)
  • 10 Calf Raises (55#)
  • 12 alt Twisting High Jumps / 6/6 Kneeling Fire Hydrant/Hurdlers

Jumping was moving my face and mouth too much, so I subbed in the hurdler movement.

3 Sets

  • 16 Goblet Side to Side in Low Position (15#)
  • 6/6 Single Leg High Jumps / Single Leg Step-ups with Knee Drive (18”)

I really liked those step-ups and think they may be better for explosiveness. Took us 37:27.

Mobility

  • 2x 10/10 Banded Press
  • 20 alt Seated Hip Opener Knee Taps
  • 2 Sets
    • 10 Prone PVC Pulldown Behind Neck
    • 10/10 Standing Knee Against PVC with Foot Raise
  • 2x 10/10 Banded Press

Singles Suck

Worked on the house all weekend, replacing a sliding door with a big window and tearing down the sunroom. My body was beat, so Monday stayed the usual rest day. It was too cold and ended up raining for golf yesterday too. Out in the garage at 4pm.

Warm-up

  • 3:00 SkiErg (667m)
  • 3 Sets
    • 40′ Tip Toe Walk
    • 10 Calf Raises
    • 10 PVC Passes
  • Deadlift
    • 10×45
    • 10×135
    • 5×165

Conditioning

  • 50 cal Row
  • 75 DU
  • 35 Strict HSPU
  • 75 DU
  • 20 Deadlifts (185#)
  • 75 DU
  • 35 HSPU
  • 75 DU
  • 50 cal Row

It was programmed to be strict HSPU twice, but I knew that would take me forever, so I kipped the second time. I also scaled down from 275# on the deadlifts. I held 1,200+ cal/hr on the row. I missed or stopped 2-3 times each 75 dumbs except for going 70-5 the last time. My strict went quick, doing 5-5-3 and then singles, which took sooo long. Deadlifts felt pretty good and I thought about doing 10 every time I picked up the bar, but stuck to four sets of five. I was able to stick to 7×5 for the kipping handstand push-ups. Finished in 19:45.

Legs

3 Sets

  • 10/10 Lateral Step-up w/ Knee Raise (20”, 40# DB)
  • 10 RDL (70# KB)

3 Sets

  • 10/10 Step-ups w/ Knee Raise (20”, 40# DB)
  • 20 alt Curtsy Lunges (30# DBs)

That workout smashed me, so these leg supersets were especially rough.

Midline

2 Rounds

  • 20 V-ups
  • 20 Plank Knee to Elbow
  • 20 Reverse Crunches
  • 20/20 Side Plank Pulses
  • 20 alt V-ups
  • 20 Big Hollow Flutter Kicks (single leg raises)
  • 20 Oblique Heel Touches
  • 20 Russian Twists
  • 20 Lying Leg Lifts

Knew I wouldn’t be going nuts today. Finished in 8:44.