22nd of January, 2014 — Workout — Wide Grip Pullups, Rows, Let Me In’s & Sandbag Curls

Busy busy tonight folks here’s what was accomplished. Was out in the damn snow with it being seven degrees out … what’s your excuse again?

 

My gym today

 

I cut my rest time down to 30 seconds between sets because it WAS FREEZING!

STAY STRONG!

-B

Wide Grip Pullups:

  • 10 Wide Grip Pullups
  • 8 Wide Grip Pullups
  • 6 Wide Grip Pullups

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Rows:

  • 10 Rows
  • 6 Rows
  • 7 Rows

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Let Me In’s ( Came inside to do these ):

  • 10 Let Me In’s
  • 10 Let Me In’s
  • 10 Let Me In’s

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Sandbag Curls ( Inside for these also ):

  • 5 Sandbag Curls
  • 4 Sandbag Curls
  • 3 Sandbag Curls
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16th of January, 2014 — Workout — Wide Grip Pullups, Rows, Let Me In’s & Sandbag Curls

Hey Convicts,

I forgot to mention in my last post that I’m now on the Strength Block of the YAYOG 1st class program, meaning it’s Interval training.

ITS RING DAY BABY!!! I found a spot outside thats kind of covered!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Albeit, its 20 something out so it’ll be a bit chilly but its so worth it. I LOVE ME SOME RING TIME!

Well hot damn those Sandbag Curls were a lot more intense than I had anticipated. They were the last workout of the day, but I didnt think 70lbs of sand would be that difficult, especially because I was using both arms. Maybe I’m a lot weaker than I thought haha. Good thing I’m working out then right?

I absolutely missed doing my Pullups though. The burn from those is only second to the abdominal burn. I love them both … for some strange reason. Guess I’m just crazy I suppose. Do you like the burn?!

It was surprisingly not too cold out once I got the blood pumping. The first few sets of the Pullups were a bit rough, but after I got them going, it was all good. I was also shadow boxing during my rest times, so that probably helped get the blood pumping.

BAM! Leave me some love with how your workouts were are going, if you’re struggling, you know the usual jazz.

STAY STRONG!

-B

Wide Grip Pullups ON THE RINGS!:

  • 10 Wide Grip Pullups
  • 10 Wide Grip Pullups
  • 6 Wide Grip Pullups

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Rows ALSO ON THE RINGS!:

  • 10 Rows
  • 10 Rows
  • 10 Rows

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Let Me In’s … you guessed it ON THE RINGS!:

  • 10 Let Me In’s
  • 10 Let Me In’s
  • 10 Let Me In’s

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Sandbag Curls ( not on the rings haha ):

  • 5 Sandbag Curls
  • 3 Sandbag Curls
  • 3 Sandbag Curls

2nd of September, 2013 — Workout — Cardio, Bulgarian Split Squats, Box Jumps, Balance Utilizing MovNat Techniques, Precision Jumping Utilizing MovNat Techniques, Transverse MovNat Techniques, Rows, Front / Back Levers, Calf Raises, Wide Grip L-Sit Pullups, Hand Walks, Dips, Tuck Planche Pushups

My Favorite Convicts!!!

How’re all you crazies doing? I know you’ve missed me, I havent been absent ( well with my log I’ve ). I did have a few days I missed writing things down, but I’ve been busy so its OK! I’m BACK! Oh and to you fellow American’s Happy Labor Day. Woot, a day off of work is never anything to complain about, especially if you use it to grill with the fam and get a solid workout in.

My workout progress has been a bit lacking as I’ve started a meetup group and have been doing group workouts using … you guessed it Calisthenics & MovNat training! I’m going for my certification in a couple weeks and couldnt be happier. Things are progressing in my pursuit of my dream of training others with Calis workouts & focusing on natural movement to accomplish those goals.

ANYWAY … hope you’re all doing well and progressing nicely, would be nice if you’d drop me a line or two with an update as I do care. Even if you’re struggling, leave me some love below, or contact me directly. I’m toying with the idea of some skype or remote training as soon as I’m certified, so keep checking back for updates as I’m sure I’ll be able to give you fine folks who’ve been following me for some time now, some sessions on the house 🙂

STAY STRONG!

-B

Cardio:

We ran .64 miles four times ( Two session of workouts ) for a total of 2.56 Miles … not bad!

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Leg Work: Bulgarian Split Squats & Box Jumps

Set 1: Bulgarian Split Squats

  • 10 Bulgarian Split Squats ( Left )
  • 10 Bulgarian Split Squats ( Right )

Set 2: Box Jumps

  • 10 Box Jumps
  • 10 Box Jumps

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Balance Work: MovNat Techniques


Set 1:

  • Walk toe-to-heel Forward
  • Walk toe-to-heel Backwards
  • Three Times, walk toe-to-heel and at the end use the MovNat Pivot Reverse Technique
  • Three times, walk toe-to-heel and at the end use the Movnat Cross Reverse Technique

Set 2:

  • Walk toe-to-heel Forward
  • Walk toe-to-heel Backwards
  • Three Times, walk toe-to-heel and at the end use the MovNat Pivot Reverse Technique
  • Three times, walk toe-to-heel and at the end use the Movnat Cross Reverse Technique

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Precision Jumping:


Set 1:

  • Three – Four rounds of Jumping from beam to beam, practicing the MovNat General Landing Technique

Set 2:

  • Three – Four rounds of Jumping from beam to beam, practicing the MovNat General Landing Technique

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Transversing the Overhead Parallel Bars:


Set 1:

  • Going down one side of the bars and then back the other side using the MovNat Side Swing Traverse
  • Same deal, only using the MovNat Forward Swing Traverse
  • Lastly, using both bars with the Overhead Ladder Technique

Set 2:

  • Going down one side of the bars and then back the other side using the MovNat Side Swing Traverse
  • Same deal, only using the MovNat Forward Swing Traverse
  • Lastly, using both bars with the Overhead Ladder Technique

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 Rows & Advanced Front / Back Tuck Levers:


Set 1:

  • 8s Advanced Tuck Back Lever
  • 10 Rows

Set 2:

  • 10s Advanced Tuck Front Lever
  • 10 Rows

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Calf Raises:

Set 1:

  • 10 Calf Raises ( Left )
  • 10 Calf Raises ( Right )

Set 2:

  • 10 Calf Raises ( Left )
  • 10 Calf Raises ( Right )

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Wide Grip L-Sit Pullups:

Set 1:

  • 10 Wide Grip L-Sit Pullups

Set 2:

  • 10 Wide Grip L-Sit Pullups

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Dips & Hand Walking on the Parallel Bars:

Set 1:

  • Hand walk the length of the bar’s
  • 10 Dips

Set 2:

  • Hand walk the length of the bar’s
  • 10 Dips

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Tuck Planche Pushups:

Set 1:

  • 6.5 Tuck Planche Pushups

Set 2:

  • 5.5 Tuck Planche Pushups

26th of August, 2013 — Workout — 8-Count Burpees, One-Leg Romanian Deadlifts, Rows, Iron Mikes, Straight Leg Raises

My fellow Convicts,

How’re you all doing today? I’d have to say it’s another excellent day to get some training in, dont you? I didnt get to do my normal routine, but nonetheless it was a decent workout. Nice to mix things up a bit occasionally anyway!

Hey, I found an awesome deal ~20% off Olympic Rings, if anyone’s interested – Check it –> HERE

Today’s workout, as I mentioned, wasn’t my usual routine. It was also torrential raining on us the entire time. Kind of got my phone wet, which pisses me off. Hopefully the ol’ let it soak in rice overnight will fix it up. Had a nice group of people to workout with me today. The meetup.com group I’ve is gaining more traction. I had five people show up today! Getting closer and closer to getting my own training off the ground.

Anyway, time for dinner so here’s what we did today! ( I didnt have any of my usual electronics to keep track of the reps for today unfortunately, all you get is the workouts )

STAY STRONG!

-B

This workout will be a Tabata workout. If you don’t remember what that means, dont worry baby birds, I’ll feed you!

Tabata workouts are as follows:

• Eight Rounds

• 20 seconds of Exercise

• 10 Seconds of Rest

• Thats it!!

Exercise 1:

  • 8-Count Burpees

Exercise 2:

  • One-Leg Romanian Deadlift

Exercise 3:

  • Rows

Exercise 4:

  • Iron Mikes

Exercise 5:

  • Straight Leg Raises

 

23rd of August, 2013 — Workout — Rows, Pushups, Wide Grip L-Sit Pullups, Dips, Sandbag Full Body Squats with Calf Raises

Whats happening my fellow Convicts?

Had four people showing up today that I was ‘training.’ Was at a local school’s playground today. It’s so much fun working outside! I’m not sure how conventional gyms succeed when mother nature is so much more beautiful and nothing beats having fresh clean air and natural sunlight highlighting your workouts!

STAY STRONG!

-B

Warmup:

  • 15 Forward / Reverse Wrist Circles ( Left )
  • 15 Forward / Reverse Wrist Circles ( Right )
  • 10 Forward / Reverse Arm Circles ( Small, Medium & Large )
  • 20 Burpees

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Horizontal Work: Rows & Pushups

Rows using the Swings:

Set 1:

  • 10 Rows

Set 2:

  • 10 Rows

Set 3:

  • 10 Rows

Pushups:

 Ladder’s

  • 1 Pushup With Hands Elevated
  • 2 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 3 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 4 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 5 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 6 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 7 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 8 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 8 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 6 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 5 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 4 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 3 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 2 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 1 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 2 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 3 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 4 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 5 Pushups With Hands Elevated
  • 6 Pushups With Hands Elevated

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Vertical Work: Wide Grip L-Sit Pullups & Dips – Both on Rings

Wide Grip L-Sit Pullups:

Set 1:

  • 10 Negative Pullups

Set 2:

  • 10 Negative Pullups

Set 3:

  • 9 Negative Pullups

Dips:

Set 1:

  • 10 Dips

Set 2:

  • 9 Dips

Set 3:

  • 7 Dips

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Legs: Sandbag Full Body Squat with Calf Raises

Full Body Squat with Calf Raises at the top

Set 1:

  • 10 Full Body Squats
  • 10 Calf Raises

Set 2:

  • 10 Full Body Squats
  • 10 Calf Raises

Set 3: Two second pause at the bottom

  • 10 Full Body Squats
  • 10 Calf Raises

19th of August, 2013 — Workout — Cardio, Bulgarian Split Squats, Box Jumps, Balance Work, Precision Jumping, Side Swing & Forward Swing Traverse, Overhead Ladder’s, Rows, Calf Raises, L-Sit Pullups, Dips, Hand Walk’s, Tuck Planche Pushups

CONVICTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Today’s workout was awesome … well most of them are awesome, but today’s was particularly awesome for me I’d say.

I’ve recently started a meetup.com gruoup for alternative / unconventional training in the town I live in. I’ve had a few of my friends sign up just who’ve been wanting to workout, and it’s been pretty fun to ‘train’ them.  I’ve been able to incorporate some of my MovNat techniques, and I really can’t wait for my class / certification in September! It’s absolutely going to help me by working and incorporating it into my workouts right now. I always learn better when I’m teaching, it makes me really have to know what I’m talking about.

Anyway, it was four of us today and it was an excellent workout. We had Balancing, Jumping, Strength, Cardio, Traversing overhead Parallel Bars. It was intense. I’m glad to’ve had others there I could push and test their limits.  The trail we used was down by the waterfront and it had different Calisthenics stations set at different intervals. We would run down the trail, then turn around and hit up the stations on the way back, a total of three times …. ah, just check out the workout below

STAY STRONG!!

-B

Cardio:

We ran approximately .64 miles x four. For a grand total of …. 2.56 Miles!

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Legs work:

Set 1:

  • 10 Bulgarian Split Squats ( Left )
  • 10 Bulgarian Split Squats ( Right )

Set 2:

  • 20 Box Jumps

Set 3:

  • 10 Bulgarian Split Squats ( Left )
  • 10 Bulgarian Split Squats ( Right )

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Balance work:

Set 1:

  • Walk forward / backward on the beams. If you fell off you had to start over
  • Three times up and down the beam, using the MovNat Pivot Reverse Technique
  • Three times up and down the beam, using the MovNat Cross Reverse Technique

Set 2:

  • Walk forward / backward on the beams. If you fell off you had to start over
  • Three times up and down the beam, using the MovNat Pivot Reverse Technique
  • Three times up and down the beam, using the MovNat Cross Reverse Technique

Set 3:

  • Walk forward / backward on the beams. If you fell off you had to start over
  • Three times up and down the beam, using the MovNat Pivot Reverse Technique
  • Three times up and down the beam, using the MovNat Cross Reverse Technique

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Precision Jumps:

Set 1:

  • Three – Four rounds of Jumping from beam to beam, practicing the MovNat General Landing Technique

Set 2:

  • Three – Four rounds of Jumping from beam to beam, practicing the MovNat General Landing Technique

Set 3:

  • Three – Four rounds of Jumping from beam to beam, practicing the MovNat General Landing Technique

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Transversing the Overhead Parallel Bars:

Set 1:

  • Going down one side of the bars and then back the other side using the MovNat Side Swing Traverse

Set 2:

  • Same deal, only using the MovNat Forward Swing Traverse

Set 3:

  • Lastly, using both bars with the Overhead Ladder Technique

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Rows:

Set 1:

  • 10 Rows

Set 2:

  • 10 Rows

Set 3:

  • 10 Rows

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Calf Raises:

Set 1:

  • 10 Calf Raises ( Left )
  • 10 Calf Raises ( Right )

Set 2:

  • 10 Calf Raises ( Left )
  • 10 Calf Raises ( Right )

Set 3:

  • 10 Calf Raises ( Left )
  • 10 Calf Raises ( Right )

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Wide Grip L-Sit Pullups on the Rings:

Set 1:

  • 10 Wide Grip L-Sit Pullups

Set 2:

  • 10 Wide Grip L-Sit Pullups

Set 3:

  • 10 Wide Grip L-Sit Pullups

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Dips & Hand Walking on the Parallel Bars:

Set 1:

  • Hand walk the length of the bar’s
  • 10 Dips

Set 2:

  • Hand walk the length of the bar’s
  • 10 Dips

Set 3:

  • Hand walk the length of the bar’s
  • 10 Dips

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Tuck Planche Pushups:

Set 1:

  • 5 Tuck Planche Pushups

Set 2:

  • 4.5 Tuck Planche Pushups

Set 3:

  • 4 Tuck Planche Pushups