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Showing posts from December 16, 2012

Workout 1: Rainy Day Exercises

Saturday December 22 Raining outside and did not have much time so I focused on bodyweight training today.  Completed 2 sets to failure of the following exercises: Push-ups (wide/close) Pull-ups  Chin-ups Hanging Leg Raises Then, I used a 15 pound dumbbell to complete 2 sets of 12 reps of following exercises S houlder Press Tricep  Extension Overall a great workout.  I am glad to have completed a workout this week....even though it was raining, I was able to maintain my goal.

Workout 2: Outdoor Circuit Training

Saturday December 15th Today I combined a 1.5 mile jog and backwards running with alternating bodyweight circuits. I started with a 5 minute warm-up, and then began with a 1.5 mile run which included bodyweight station breaks. The workout ended with backward running and a 5 minute cool-down. The Workout: A 1.5 mile run which included stopping to complete 3 different bodyweight circuits (to failure) Circuit 1: 22 push-ups, 20 low incline leg raises and 20 seconds of rest; then immediately into Circuit 2 : 20 push-ups, 5 high leg raises (increased incline); immediately after completion of circuit 2 I began a 2 min jog to next station Circuit 3: Parallel bar walks (2 times across bar); then continued with remainder of 1.5 mile run At the end of the 1.5 mile run I included 3 30 second backward running/forward walking intervals. The cool-down consisted of a 5 minute walk. P.S. when home I also completed 1 set of chin-ups and pull-ups to failure. Reflection: Overall was a g