Getting past first steady workout for the year was quite the task. Now, I just need to settle into it and keep this going. Never again will I take off 3 months if I have anything to do with it. It was like my body just shut down and getting it to move was a literally a pain in the arse. At any rate, I am feeling much better now, so I am gonna keep the preliminary 25s for the core and strength portion as last time. It makes DareBee a bit harder and longer, but I feel my fitness level ticking up with it. I still need to code this set up, but just swamped with everything right now. I will get to it though.
Summary: Took a couple days off between phase 1 and now back on the grind. Body really feels good, but I know I will be sore tomorrow. Did pull ups for the first time in a long time due to pinched nerve will go pretty slow.
Summary: Lots of pushups for this sequence, as I chose to dbl on DB. Body is definitely getting stronger. Getting more able to push through the P25s more quickly to get the blood moving; climbers were just too much.
Summary: I think I did pretty well on this circuit. Totally destroyed my elbows but really had no big hiccups getting through the entire thing. Really need to work on the cardio – in keeping interest through the whole 60 mins.
Summary: Pretty refreshing to have a flexibility day. Liked the workout today, not too stressful, but enuff of a burn to make it matter. The up and down nature of this regime is pretty good; keeps you on your toes.
Summary: Weird thing today working the elliptical; heart rate kept elevated through entire cardio period – will watch. Got a bit of road work into day; felt pretty good. Burned roughly 1700 cal, another good day.
Summary: Tough one today; not sure if it was the heat, but I felt particularly stressed. Don’t think DB was particularly hard, but I may have under-estimated. Folded DB into cardio to cut workout time.
Summary: Hot as hell but working it. Body feeling good – a bit achy after day off, but once I got moving, aches went away. All road today; no machine work in a while, good getting used to road again.
Summary: Day final for this phase. Took me a little while to get here, but I finished. I did every single rep of every exercise. Probably did blaze thru as I used to but I did it. Now on to the next phase.
Summary: Had to skip yesterday because my OCD set in and I could not get away from trying to figure out a more efficient way of uploading my data. Anyway, Day 2 of MILFIT and it is tough. Tomorrow will be pretty hard too.
Summary: Abs focus today on DB, felt pretty good – think I have pretty strong abs no worries. I will need to focus my planks more tho. Sitting twists literally kicked my as$ – tough after sit-ups, but everything else went well.
Summary: Really tough getting my workout in today due to fam obli. Did a bit of road work today and damn it was a balls buster. Really need to start working that into my daily routine some; will have to drop a bit tough.
Summary: Another relatively easy day, I am starting to get nervous now because I think there might be a big one around the corner. At any rate, totally enjoyed it. Went a bit easy on the elliptical – only did 30min.
Summary: Relatively ok workout today. DB was moderately challenging and I had a pretty okay 30 min loop around the block. It started sprinkling, then stopped and became really warm; will do again tomorrow.
Summary: Got to workout with Chy today – pretty cool. Also got some road-work in as well – about 1.25mi backup with a bit on the treadmill. Starting to get back used to the road runs. Body feeling good.
Summary: So an 8-day rest due to a welcome trip with family and for Mark’s send off. Felt like I was getting huge again, but after a solid workout today, I was right back down. Will now end very strong.
Summary: Tough but pretty rewarding feeling coming out of today’s workout. Unlike the last phase, this is about strength and I can feel that I have lost a bit. Feel as though if I push through I will regain; missing a little – not much.
Summary: Pretty good workout today. Had a bit of chaffing from run last night, but hit the elliptical today and suffered no ill-effects. Mixed the P25s into DB and it seemed to workout fine. Generally feel I am getting there.
Summary: Good workout today. Switched to the elliptical and pushed for 60 min. Pretty close to dropping 14lbs in the last 60 days. It’s really a trip, a couple years ago, I could do this in weeks, now it is taking longer.
Summary: Not bad workout at all. A bit tougher than the last couple of days, but still a little easier than the norm. The cardio run is starting to become a bit stale. I have to figure out a way to kick thing up a notch.
Summary: Today was definitely a bit ratcheted up. Really struggled with the plank walkouts. I was also able to get in some road work today as well. Body is really flexing to the new routine and I am luvin it.
Summary: Pretty good workout today; Rocking some Christina Bionic and continuing my roadwork – get back into the way. Also taking more breaks between workouts to allow better healing of body.
Summary: Pretty short and intense 45 min workout today. Felt really compact and good. Quick run, did my pre-30s and got my DareBee in. Tomorrow will have to double up to get in by month end.
Summary: Making steady progress. Body feels the effect of these tough DareBee workouts, but I am hanging in there. Getting some good time in on the elliptical, will mix it up next stretch on the treadmill and soon on the road.
Summary: A bit tough to keep doing the clapping pushup every 10 seconds and getting back in rhythm for the exercises. I ended up doing 3 CHPs and then just do the exercises. Still the circuit was an ass kick. O’boy!
Summary: Really had to push through this. Not that I was tired, but I am losing a bit of the umph now. Took a stroll around the block, but not fit enough to make a real difference. Will probably work road in early mornings.
Summary: Oh yeah – pretty long workout today 135 mins and hit the 180lbs mark. Still pushing thru the cardio on the treadmill with more climbs for variety; somewhat of a task. Started a bit of roadwork tho.
Summary: Last couple days my body has just felt rundown. I think I know what is going on. I am not getting enough sleep. Mark is almost on his way up to Ithaca so we’ll only have Chey. Hope things get better.
Summary: 100s today really felt as an awesome accomplishment. Roadwork continues, I can probably leave it out now since it’s now a part of my new normal. A bit challenging, the push is good tho.
Summary: Intense double up work out today trying to close out before the end. Felt a bit drained after day 28th session, but surprisingly strong after the 29th. Feeling really good about this journey.