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.
30s Table Top Kick + Cross Reach
30s Sit-up + 2 Russian Twists
30s Side Plank Jumps
30s Diamond Plank Runners
30s Downward Dog Cross Toe Touches
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!!
My parents came down Friday night and we needed a lazy day yesterday. Still sore from the workouts earlier in the week.
12 Seated DB Shoulders Press (20-20-25#)
12 Seated Arnold Press (20-20-25#)
12 Seated Side Laterals (8#)
15 Double DB Curl (20#)
15 Double DB Tricep Kickbacks (15#)
10 Hammer Curls (25#)
10 Tricep Pushdown (60-60-71-71#)
8 Wide Grip Barbell Curl (55#)
100 KBS (53#) + Dead Hang
80 Goblet Lunges (53#) + Bottom Squat Hold
60 Pull-ups + One Arm KB OH Hold (53#)
40 Goblet Squats (35#) + Goblet Squat Hold (35#)
20 3-count V-ups + Plank
Saw this on Instagram and thought it looked fun. Brandi went first, which was a mistake because her grip was shot for the dead hangs and my grip is much better. We did 25s for the swings, 20s for the lunges, 9-9-6-6 for pull-ups, 10s for squats, and 5s for the V-ups. Took us 12:59.
Big surprise, thrusters and pull-ups for 22.3! You would think that after 10+ years of the Open they’ve give it a rest and come up with a new combination.
80′ Lateral Monster Walk
80′ Monster Walk
10 Monster Squats
10 Monster Toe Touches
20 Trunk Twists
7 Thrusters (45#)
42 Double Unders
21 Thrusters (75#)
36 Double Unders
18 Thrusters (75#)
15 C2B Pull-ups
30 Double Unders
15 Thrusters (75#)
I sure as hell wasn’t going to do bar muscle-ups on our low bar like last year and I wasn’t going to the outside rig. So I put in toes-to-bars. Also not going to waste time switching the weight on the bar, so stuck to one weight and went light because we never really do thrusters due to our backs. I went 8-7-6 on the the pull-ups and then realized I haven’t done a double under in months! I missed many times in every round and my heart rate kept spiking. I went 8-7-6 on the first round of thrusters. Then 7-6-5 for both the T2B and second thrusters. Chest-to-bar pull-ups are my nemesis, so I did all kipping triples. Finished with unbroken thrusters at 11:49, taking a lot of too long breaks along the way. Was still wrecked after! Most importantly I made it out of the Open injury free this year without any stress.
12 In & Out DB Curls (20#)
12 DB French Press (45#)
Those French presses were hard after all of the thrusters.
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.
10:00 Time Cap 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1
That weight was right up my alley and kept my back safe. I stepped back and up on almost all burpees until near the end, but I jumped them all over. Felt like I kept a solid steady pace and never really took time before picking the bar back up. Got through the 9s on the way back down and then 8 deadlifts and 1 burpee for a total of 137 reps.
Solid workout and I’ll be able to walk tomorrow. It’s so nice not stressing and obsessing about these workouts.