17th of January — Workout — Leg Lifts, Supermans, Bicycle’s & Hyperextensions

Whats up Convicts,

Got the workout in for the day, its friday so I just want to relax. Catch you all on Monday!

STAY STRONG!

-B

Leg Lifts:

  • 10 Leg Lifts
  • 10 Leg Lifts
  • 10 Leg Lifts

Supermans:

  • 10 Supermans
  • 10 Supermans with a three second pause at the top
  • 10 Supermans with a three second pause at the top

Bicycles:

  • 10 Bicycles ( Left & Right )
  • 10 Bicycles ( Left & Right )
  • 10 Bicycles ( Left & Right )

Hyperextensions ( Three second pause at the top ):

  • 10 Hyperextensions
  • 10 Hyperextensions
  • 10 Hyperextensions

 

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14th of February, 2013 — Workout — Bicycles, Hyperextensions, Hello Darlings & Swimmers

Whats crack-a-lakin’ Convicts?

Today’s workout is in the Ladder style, which means its going to be brutal – Thanks Mark! I decided to mix things up a bit, and work on my cardio to begin with. It was super nice out and I know my trainer is going to work me until I puke once I get back the boxing gym, so I’m going to try and get my endurance back up so maybe I’ll be able to last two rounds to start with ( If I’m even able to hit mitts the first few times back )?

-B

Two Mile Run:

  • 15 min 05 sec

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Bicycles:

  • 1 Bicycle
  • 2 Bicycles
  • 3 Bicycles
  • 4 Bicycles
  • 5 Bicycles
  • 6 Bicycles
  • 7 Bicycles
  • 8 Bicycles
  • 7 Bicycles
  • 6 Bicycles
  • 5 Bicycles
  • 4 Bicycles
  • 3 Bicycles
  • 2 Bicycles
  • 1 Bicycle
  • 1 Bicycle
  • 2 Bicycles
  • 3 Bicycles
  • 4 Bicycles
  • 5 Bicycles
  • 6 Bicycles
  • 7 Bicycles
  • 8 Bicycles

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Hyperextensions ( Hands under chin, three second pause at top ):

  • 1 Hyperextension
  • 2 Hyperextensions
  • 3 Hyperextensions
  • 4 Hyperextensions
  • 5 Hyperextensions
  • 6 Hyperextensions
  • 7 Hyperextensions
  • 8 Hyperextensions
  • 7 Hyperextensions
  • 6 Hyperextensions
  • 5 Hyperextensions

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Hello Darlings:

  • 1 Hello Darling
  • 2 Hello Darlings
  • 3 Hello Darlings
  • 4 Hello Darlings
  • 5 Hello Darlings
  • 6 Hello Darlings
  • 7 Hello Darlings
  • 8 Hello Darlings
  • 7 Hello Darlings
  • 6 Hello Darlings
  • 5 Hello Darlings

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Swimmers ( Three second pause at the top ):

  • 1 Swimmer
  • 2 Swimmers
  • 3 Swimmers
  • 4 Swimmers
  • 5 Swimmers
  • 6 Swimmers
  • 7 Swimmers
  • 8 Swimmers

30th of January, 2013 — Workout — Hanging Straight Leg Raises, Supermans, Bicycles, Hyperextensions & Shadow Boxing

Starting things off with three rounds of Shadow Boxing! Man I miss punching things!! Today’s workout is Interval Sets.

Great core workout today convicts, hope yours was as well!

Stay Strong!

-B

Shadow Boxing:

As with usual boxing, these were three minute rounds with one minute rest time between

  • Three rounds

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Hanging Straight Leg Raises:

I really wanted to crank out 12 for that second set, but my form wouldnt’ve been good – I figured it wouldnt be worth doing it unless it was spot on. It was more of a Quad issue though and not related to my Abs at all.

Well that third set was all Abdominal failure at least 🙂 I love the Ab burn, dont you?

Set 1:

  • 12 Hanging Straight Leg Raises

Set 2:

  • 11 Hanging Straight Leg Raises

Set 3:

  • 9 Hanging Straight Leg Raises

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Supermans ( Three second pause at the top ):

Set 1:

  • 12 Supermans

Set 2:

  • 12 Supermans

Set 3:

  • 12 Supermans

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Bicycles:

Set 1:

  • 12 Bicycles ( Left )
  • 12 Bicycles ( Right )

Set 2:

  • 12 Bicycles ( Left )
  • 12 Bicycles ( Right )

Set 3:

  • 12 Bicycles ( Left )
  • 12 Bicycles ( Right )

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Hyperextensions ( Hands under chin & three second pause at top ):

Last three – four reps on the third set sucked. I didn’t like it, and I almost gave into my wanting to stop. Fight through, persevere, and you’ll be so much more thankful!

Set 1:

  • 12 Hyperextensions

Set 2:

  • 12 Hyperextensions

Set 3:

  • 12 Hyperextensions

27th of December, 2012 — Workout — Hanging Straight Leg Raises, Supermans, Bicycles & Hyperextensions

Time to beat up on the ol’ core muscles today.

I was going over the workouts for the day, and just wanted to note for the Supermans, there’s a three second pause at the top! Should make them so much more fun right?

Also not that today’s workouts are still Interval Sets. Two weeks of doing this style, I’m not sure if I like it more or not. Maybe its about equal to Ladder Sets, just in a different burn and all. Either way, as long as I’m working out I’m happy.

Freaking Supermans sure know how to work out the lower back like a champ! That last set made me shake and sweat like a mad man. Onto the Bicycles!

Havent dont a ‘traditional’ styled ab workout in awhile. Been doing the Hanging routines from Convict Conditioning for months now – Kind of felt good! I’m going to slow them down for the second and third set though, because I didnt even feel any sort of burn with the first set. I mean, I didnt just rush through them, I was focused and maintained good form throughout, just didnt do much for me I suppose. I think that if I slow them down, then I’ll get at least a little burn? Seemed to do it a bit. Not nearly as intense of a burn as the Hanging ab workouts, but I was able to get to the point of some sort of fatigue / burn doing them with a three – four second count.

Just like with the Supermans, I went back and checked out the description of the Hyperextensions, and it turns out that I was actually doing Supermans last week instead of the Hyperextensions! Oops. Ah well, essentially the same thing, but with the Hyperextensions described in You Are Your Own Gym, you’re supposed to put a blanket or a pillow under your abdomen as kind of a fulcrum. I may actually start using my Bosu Ball to do these guys next week. Regardless, using the towel, or whatever, these things shred your lower back – in a good way. I’m so happy I only have one more set of them, because I wasn’t so kind to my lower back growing up working on a farm. Never followed the advice of ‘ Lift with your legs ‘. Should make shoveling the driveway later super fun! haha

Well, kicked my own ass again today. Nothing like that feeling of complete exhaustion after a workout to know you’ve put in good work for the day – You guys’d better not let the little whiner creep up and convince you somehow to not put in a days workout!

If you’re struggling with motivation, drop me a line and I’ll get you back into gear!

-B

Hanging Straight Leg Raises

Set 1: 

  • 10 Hanging Straight Leg Raises

Set 2:

  • 10 Hanging Straight Leg Raises

Set 3:

  • 10 Hanging Straight Leg Raises

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Supermans

Set 1:

  • 12 Supermans

Set 2:

  • 12 Supermans

Set 3:

  • 10 Supermans

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Bicycles

Set 1:

  • 12 Bicycles

Set 2:

  • 12 Bicycles

Set 3:

  • 12 Bicycles

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Hyperextensions

Set 1:

  • 12 Hyperextensions

Set 2:

  • 12 Hyperextensions

Set 3:

  • 10 Hyperextensions