23rd of August, 2013 — Thoughts — How’s your programming?

Variety and variation should not be mistaken for randomization, as effective programming demands the presence of pattern.

Just a thought to keep in mind. If you’re not consistent, the body will not be able to adapt effectively!

STAY STRONG!

-B

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14th of January, 2013 — Workout — 1/2 One-Leg Squats, Toyota’s, Side / Back Lunges, One-Leg Romanian Dead Lifts, Burpees

Wasn’t planning on working out today, as I got home late – But I was just itching to put in some solid work this evening. Had a long day, and needed that relaxing effect that the ol’ Calisthenics give me. Nothing like getting your sweat on to melt away the stresses of the day.

Think I’m going to take it a bit easy tomorrow, and work on some Hand Stand practice. I dont get enough of that in, seems as though its one of the one’s my mind doesnt mind forgetting / skipping. BOO on that, but I know it’s something I struggle with. What’s something you struggle with Convict?

Catch you crazy cats tomorrow – as always … Stay Strong!

-B

1/2 One-Leg Squats & Toyotas ( With four second pause at bottom )

Dont really have much time with these Supersets to type my thoughts while I’m doing my workouts like I do with most other routines. I’m really glad that I only have to do five reps though for the first part of this routine, because the slow three count down and three count hold for 1/2 One-Leg Squats make the quads burn! I know I probably say this every time, but nothing make them burn that bad.

I had to make sure I had perfect form today, as my left knee was acting up a bit. I did have to do a lot of walking around today though.

Set 1:

  • Five 1/2 One-Leg Squats ( Left )
  • Five 1/2 One-Leg Squats ( Right )
  • 8 Toyota’s

Set 2:

  • Five 1/2 One-Leg Squats ( Left )
  • Five 1/2 One-Leg Squats ( Right )
  • 8 Toyota’s

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Side Lunges & Back Lunges ( With two second pause at bottom )

Not much to say about these guys. I do enjoy those back lunges much more though, they seem to give me a better burn. My Right Hammy, is still a bit off from a few weeks ago when I strained it, so I have to be cautious on the first few reps to see how strong it’s going to be today. Nothing major, but I pay attention so that it wont be!

Set 1:

  • 5 Side Lunges ( Left )
  • 5 Side Lunges ( Right )
  • 9 Back Lunges ( Left )
  • 9 Back Lunges ( Right )

Set 2:

  • 5 Side Lunges ( Left )
  • 5 Side Lunges ( Right )
  • 10 Back Lunges ( Left )
  • 10 Back Lunges ( Right )

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One-Leg Romanian Dead Lifts & Burpees

My balance is getting so much better every time I do these One-Leg Romanian Dead Lifts. The damn’d Burpees are a killer on my cardiovascular system. I really need to become more consistent with some sort of cardio. Hopefully when I start boxing again, I’ll get back into the groove of running every morning. Not having the fuel tank sucks. Makes me feel like my fitness level is limited because of it.

Set 1:

  • 5 One-Leg Romanian Dead Lifts ( Left )
  • 5 One-Leg Romanian Dead Lifts ( Right )
  • 10 Burpees

Set 2:

  • 5 One-Leg Romanian Dead Lifts ( Left )
  • 5 One-Leg Romanian Dead Lifts ( Right )
  • 12 Burpees

 

5th of January, 2013 — Workout — Wide Grip Pushups ( Elevated Feet ), Military Press ( Elevated Feet ), Close Grip Pushups & Dips

CONVICTS! Ready to do some Pushups?! I’m pretty psyched to be working out today, but then again, I usually am. The last Interval Set ( I know I know, I said yesterdays workout was I just couldn’t help myself )! I really want to Jump Rope, I miss doing that, it was pretty much the only Cardio I was getting in. I dont like running so much, but I may have to pick it back up here soon. My trainers moving back into town so I’m going to be boxing again soon! I miss punching things so bad, and not to mention how amazing of a total body workout boxing is.

Check the routines page I’m going to be updating with the next couple weeks routines.

STAY STRONG FOLKS!

-B

Wide Grip Pushups: ( Elevated feet and backpack full of books )

Not too much to write about these, other than I FREAKING LOVE PUSHUPS!

Set 1:

  • 12 Wide Grip Pushups

Set 2:

  • 12 Wide Grip Pushups

Set 3:

  • 12 Wide Grip Pushups

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Military Presses: ( Elevated feet and backpack full of books )

Hoping to crank out all 12 reps for all three sets this time around. I’m fairly positive I’ll be able to get em this time.

Hot damn, feels good convicts. I love the satisfaction of hitting some goals. Makes me hungry to get more! Hard work and dedication pay off. You struggling with anything, leave me a comment.

Set 1:

  • 12 Military Presses

Set 2:

  • 12 Military Presses

Set 3:

  • 12 Military Presses

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Close Grip Pushups: ( Backpack full of books )

HOORAH! Glad I was able to crank out the full 12 reps for the first set. Lets see if my arms will let me get the next one.I was struggling with the last two reps.

Sweet, able to get the 12 reps for the second set as well. I’m thinking getting these are going go hurt my Dip numbers, but that’s OK. As long as something’s improving, and who knows it may not hurt them too bad!

Well I wasn’t able to get the full 12 reps for set three, but thats OK – Next time!

Set 1:

  • 12 Close Pushups

Set 2:

  • 12 Close Pushups

Set 3:

  • 10 Close Pushups

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Dips: ( Backpack full of books )

All right, got one more rep on the first set. Good sign I’d have to say, let’s hope the trend continues for the other two sets.

And another set down with one more rep! I LOVE PROGRESS, makes me super motivated. I really wish over training wasn’t a real thing, because I’d be constantly working out haha!

Not even mad I couldnt get seven for the last set. It was hard enough to crank out that sixth rep! The burn is awesome.

Set 1:

  • 7 Dips

Set 2:

  • 7 Dips

Set 3:

  • 6 Dips