8th of March, 2014 — Workout — Push / Pull

Ladders

Elevated OAPU: Thigh High

  • 5
  • 3 down

Sandbag Rows:

  • 9
  • 6 down

Military Press: Feet Elevated

  • 9
  • 7 down

Sandbag Curls: Max effort

  • 6
  • 5
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26th of January, 2014 — Workout — Wide Grip Pushups & Shove Off’s, Military Presses & Thumbs Up, Close Grip Pushups & Dips

ARE YOU READY TO RUMBLEEEE!?!?!?

Week’s five and six are up on us … meaning its the POWER BLOCK! 

We’re rocking the Supersets for the next two weeks boys and girls. Let me tell you, I’m very glad that it’s not a leg day today because I went snowboarding for the first time in around 7 years and wrecked myself pretty good. Smashed up the ol’ knees, and had hamstring cramps while on the lifts. I bet it was funny looking to people behind us because I was squirming so much and trying to straighten out my leg to get the cramp to stop!

Anyway, I like the Supersets. Incase you’ve forgotten what they entail, let me refresh your grey matter:

  • Four minute interval for each set
  • One-Five reps for the first exercise, Six – Twelve for the second ( I’m going with Five, and Ten )
  • Two sets
  • First exercise is down with a slow three second negative, followed by an explosive concentric

Thats the basic’s of it, and I’m pumped up for it. I just really like to do Pushups & Dips though, so that will help. I’m going to try and do Three sets, but we’ll see how that goes 😉

STAY STRONG!

-B

Decline Wide Grip Pushups & Shove Off’s:

Set 1:

  • 5 Decline Wide Grip Pushups
  • 10 Shove Off’s ( Waist Height )

Set 2:

  • 5 Decline Wide Grip Pushups
  • 10 Shove Off’s ( Waist Height )

Set 3:

  • 5 Decline Wide Grip Pushups
  • 10 Shove Off’s ( Waist Height )

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Military Presses & Thumbs Up:

Set 1:

  • 5 Military Presses
  • 10 Thumbs Up’s

Set 2:

  • 5 Military Presses
  • 10 Thumbs Up’s

Set 3:

  • 5 Military Presses
  • 10 Thumbs Up’s

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Decline Close Grip Pushups & Dips:

Set 1

  • 5 Decline Close Grip Pushups
  • 7 Dips

Set 2:

  • 5 Decline Close Grip Pushups
  • 5 Dips

Set 3:

  • 5 Decline Close Grip Pushups
  • 6 Dips

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

12th of November, 2013 — Workout — Regular Routineish

STAY STRONG!

-B

Warmup:

  • 15 Forward / Reverse Wrist Circles ( Left )
  • 15 Forward / Reverse Wrist Circles ( Right )
  • 20 Shoulder Dislocates
  • 1 Minute Straight Arm Support
  • 10 Forward / Reverse Arm Circles ( Small, Medium & Large )
  • 20 Burpees

Skill Wyork:

  • 24s Wall Handstand — 0s Freestanding
  • 26s Wall Handstand — 2s Freestanding
  • 20s Wall Handstand — 0s Freestanding
  • 21s L-Sit ( On Rings )
  • 23s L-Sit ( On Rings )

Planche Progression: Tuck Planche Pushups

Set 1: Tuck Planche Pushups

  • 9 Tuck Planche Pushups

Set 2: 

  • 6 Tuck Planche Pushups

Set 3: 

  • 6 Tuck Planche Pushups

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Lever Progression’s: Advanced Tuck Back & Front Lever

Set 1: Advanced Tuck Back Lever

  • 10s Advanced Tuck Back Lever

Set 2: 

  • 9s Advanced Tuck Back Lever

Set 3:

  • 10s Advanced Tuck Back Lever

Set 1: Advanced Tuck Front Lever

  • 5s Advanced Tuck Front Lever

Set 2: 

  • 6s Advanced Tuck Front Lever

Set 3:

  • 5s Advanced Tuck Front Lever

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One-Arm Pushup Progression: Wide Grip Pushups on Rings

Set 1: 

  • 10 Wide Grip Pushups

Set 2: 

  • 10 Wide Grip Pushups

Set 3:

  • 9 Wide Grip Pushups

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One-Arm Chinup Progression: Wide Grip Pullups

Set 1: 

  • 10 Archer Pullups ( Left )

Set 2:

  • 10 Archer Pullups ( Left )

Set 3:

  • 6 Archer Pullups ( Left )

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Sandbag Training: Full Squats & Calf Raises

Set 1: 

  • 10 Full Squats
  • 10 Calf Raises

Set 2:

  • 10 Full Squats
  • 10 Calf Raises

Set 3:

  • 10 Full Squats
  • 10 Calf Raises

22nd of October, 2013 — Workout — Convicts, lets talk …

My fellow convicts,

Today was an excellent test of my perseverance and motivation. That shit was so cold out there today for me. My body is absolutely not ready for that yet. I’m not sure what it was, and it wasn’t even snowing but that it was cold! That was a pretty intense battle going on in my head for about two hours before the I got out of work. It was actually kind of amusing. I’m never really sure how I can convince myself once I get on that negative train for so long!

Alas, I’ve come out ahead. Lost a few seconds on the Back Lever as well as the First round of the L-Sit’s. I also improved on a few things, so it all balances out. I was a bit disappointed in my Archer Pullups a bit today, but I’ll get it back. I need to setup my pullup station so that I can just workout in my apt again. I dont want to, but maybe once my body has acclimated to the cold I’ll go back out to the park.

STAY STRONG!

-B

Warmup:

  • 15 Forward / Reverse Wrist Circles ( Left )
  • 15 Forward / Reverse Wrist Circles ( Right )
  • 20 Shoulder Dislocates
  • 1 Minute Straight Arm Support
  • 10 Forward / Reverse Arm Circles ( Small, Medium & Large )
  • 20 Burpees

Skill Wyork:

  • 19s Wall Handstand — 2s Freestanding
  • 25s Wall Handstand — ?s Freestanding
  • 16s Wall Handstand — ?s Freestanding
  • 32s L-Sit ( On Rings )
  • 23s L-Sit ( On Rings )

Planche Progression: Tuck Planche Pushups

Set 1: Tuck Planche Pushups

  • 8 Tuck Planche Pushups

Set 2: 

  • 7 Tuck Planche Pushups

Set 3: 

  • 6.5 Tuck Planche Pushups

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Lever Progression’s: Advanced Tuck Back & Front Lever

Set 1: Advanced Tuck Back Lever

  • 13s Advanced Tuck Back Lever

Set 2: 

  • 12s Advanced Tuck Back Lever

Set 3:

  • 12s Advanced Tuck Back Lever

Set 1: Advanced Tuck Front Lever

  • 12s Advanced Tuck Front Lever

Set 2: 

  • 11s Advanced Tuck Front Lever

Set 3:

  • 10s Advanced Tuck Front Lever

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One-Arm Pushup Progression: L-Sit Dips on Rings

Set 1: 

  • 10 L-Sit Dips

Set 2: 

  • 10 L-Sit Dips

Set 3:

  • 7 L-Sit Dips

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One-Arm Chinup Progression: Archer Pullups on Rings

Set 1: 

  • 4 Archer Pullups ( Left )
  • 4 Archer Pullups ( Right )

Set 2:

  • 3 Archer Pullups ( Left )
  • 3 Archer Pullups ( Right )

Set 3:

  • 2 Archer Pullups ( Left )
  • 2 Archer Pullups ( Right )

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Sandbag Training: Alternating Back Lunges & Calf Raises

Set 1: 

  • 10 Alternating Back Lunges ( Left )
  • 10 Alternating Back Lunges ( Right )
  • 10 Calf Raises

Set 2:

  • 10 Alternating Back Lunges ( Left )
  • 10 Alternating Back Lunges ( Right )
  • 10 Calf Raises

Set 3:

  • 10 Alternating Back Lunges ( Left )
  • 10 Alternating Back Lunges ( Right )
  • 10 Calf Raises

22nd of October, 2013 — Workout — Wall Handstand, L-Sit, Tuck Planche Pushup, Advanced Tuck Back / Front Lever, L-Sit Dips on Rings, Wide Grip Pullups, Sandbag Squats & Calf Raises

Hows things Convicts?

Posting this a day late. It was freezing yesterday though! Cold for working out at least, and its only going to be getting colder too. Some numbers went down, some numbers went up. Nothing out of the ordinary. I was pleased with my progress on the Advanced Tuck Front Lever though. They’re coming along nicely. I think the Back versions are much easier though … well as easy as any lever can be 😉

STAY STRONG!

-B

Warmup:

  • 15 Forward / Reverse Wrist Circles ( Left )
  • 15 Forward / Reverse Wrist Circles ( Right )
  • 20 Shoulder Dislocates
  • 1 Minute Straight Arm Support
  • 10 Forward / Reverse Arm Circles ( Small, Medium & Large )
  • 20 Burpees

Skill Work:

  • ??s Wall Handstand — ?s Freestanding
  • ??s Wall Handstand — ?s Freestanding
  • ??s Wall Handstand — ?s Freestanding
  • 33s L-Sit ( On Rings )
  • 22s L-Sit ( On Rings )

Planche Progression: Tuck Planche Pushups

Set 1: Tuck Planche Pushups

  • 8.5 Tuck Planche Pushups

Set 2: 

  • 6.5 Tuck Planche Pushups

Set 3: 

  • 6 Tuck Planche Pushups

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Lever Progression’s: Advanced Tuck Back & Front Lever

Set 1: Advanced Tuck Back Lever

  • 11s Advanced Tuck Back Lever

Set 2: 

  • 12s Advanced Tuck Back Lever

Set 3:

  • 14s Advanced Tuck Back Lever

Set 1: Advanced Tuck Front Lever

  • 12s Advanced Tuck Front Lever

Set 2: 

  • 11s Advanced Tuck Front Lever

Set 3:

  • 10s Advanced Tuck Front Lever

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One-Arm Pushup Progression: L-Sit Dips on Rings

Set 1: 

  • 10 L-Sit Dips

Set 2: 

  • 9 L-Sit Dips

Set 3:

  • 7 L-Sit Dips

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One-Arm Chinup Progression: Wide Grip Pullups on Rings

Set 1: 

  • 10 Wide Grip Pullups

Set 2:

  • 10 Wide Grip Pullups

Set 3:

  • 7 Wide Grip Pullups

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Sandbag Training: Full Squats & Calf Raises

Set 1: 

  • 10 Squats
  • 10 Calf Raises

Set 2:

  • 10 Squats
  • 10 Calf Raises

Set 3:

  • 10 Squats
  • 10 Calf Raises

17th of October, 2013 — Workout — Wall Handstand, L-Sit, Tuck Planche Pushup, Advanced Tuck Back / Front Lever, Dips on Rings, Archer Pullups, Sandbag Alternating Back-Lunges & Calf Raises

How was your workout?!

I was struggling to get myself to workout today. I can always get myself with ‘what else do you’ve to do?’

I had to stop this post midway, and I lost all of my thoughts already =( Ah well, check back in soon I’ll be posting for sure 🙂

STAY STRONG!

-B

Warmup:

  • 15 Forward / Reverse Wrist Circles ( Left )
  • 15 Forward / Reverse Wrist Circles ( Right )
  • 20 Shoulder Dislocates
  • 1 Minute Straight Arm Support
  • 10 Forward / Reverse Arm Circles ( Small, Medium & Large )
  • 20 Burpees

Skill Work:

  • 23s Wall Handstand — 3s Freestanding
  • 28s Wall Handstand — 3s Freestanding
  • 26s Wall Handstand — 2s Freestanding
  • 32s L-Sit ( On Rings )
  • 21s L-Sit ( On Rings )

Planche Progression: Tuck Planche Pushups

Set 1: Tuck Planche Pushups

  • 8 Tuck Planche Pushups

Set 2: 

  • 7 Tuck Planche Pushups

Set 3: 

  • 5.5 Tuck Planche Pushups

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Lever Progression’s: Advanced Tuck Back & Front Lever

Set 1: Advanced Tuck Back Lever

  • 10s Advanced Tuck Back Lever

Set 2: 

  • 11s Advanced Tuck Back Lever

Set 3:

  • 13s Advanced Tuck Back Lever

Set 1: Advanced Tuck Front Lever

  • 11s Advanced Tuck Front Lever

Set 2: 

  • 10s Advanced Tuck Front Lever

Set 3:

  • 9s Advanced Tuck Front Lever

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One-Arm Pushup Progression:  Dips on Rings

Set 1: 

  • 10 Dips

Set 2: 

  • 10 Dips

Set 3:

  • 10 Dips

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One-Arm Chinup Progression: Archer Pullups on Rings

Set 1: 

  • 4 Archer Pullups ( Left )
  • 4 Archer Pullups ( Right )

Set 2:

  • 3 Archer Pullups ( Left )
  • 3 Archer Pullups ( Right )

Set 3:

  • 3 Archer Pullups ( Left )
  • 3 Archer Pullups ( Right )

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Sandbag Training: Alternating Back Lunges & Calf Raises

Set 1: 

  • 10 Alternating Back Lunges ( Left )
  • 10 Alternating Back Lunges ( Right )
  • 10 Calf Raises

Set 2:

  • 10 Alternating Back Lunges ( Left )
  • 10 Alternating Back Lunges ( Right )
  • 10 Calf Raises

Set 3:

  • 10 Alternating Back Lunges ( Left )
  • 10 Alternating Back Lunges ( Right )
  • 10 Calf Raises