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Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 26 (Th2)

June 2, 2011 – 12:32 pm | No Comment
rupe-bod

Pretty good cardio day. Sort of ok abs workout. I did not feel particularly strong, as my diet was a bit off. I will be working on putting together a better …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 25 (T31)

May 31, 2011 – 5:10 pm | No Comment
rupe-bod

Another awesome workout…really pushed it hard today again.  Eating was not as great as the last time I worked legs, but it was sort of ok.  I have to make sure I eat properly before …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 24 (F27)

May 27, 2011 – 6:28 pm | No Comment
rupe-bod

Pretty tough workout today.  I felt relatively tired.  It was weird because yesterday I felt so fresh and ready to go.  I can’t say I would change what I did yesterday, I just need to …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 23 (Th26)

May 26, 2011 – 3:35 pm | No Comment
rupe-bod

Really great workout today.  The last two days have been awesome gym time.  I believe by and large since my eating was on point, then my workout follow suit.  Tomorrow after my workout 
Workout: Day 23 (Th26/Upper Body I) …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 22 (W25)

May 25, 2011 – 5:06 pm | No Comment
rupe-bod

Awesome workout…really pushed it hard today after eating a bar and drinking some Celsius.  Pushed 360lbs for the first time with legs.  Really great workout.  OOOAAAHH!!! get some!!
Workout: Day 22 (W25/Lower Body) – 82mins/1min rest
Hack Squat …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 21 (M23)

May 23, 2011 – 11:34 am | No Comment
rupe-bod

Sort of took a week off, not willingly, but I have been preoccupied with getting my car straight.  At any rate, body has been holding.  My weight has leveled off at 175 average…exactly where I …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 20 (T17)

May 17, 2011 – 4:15 pm | No Comment
rupe-bod

Pumping up the amount of weights now. Did eat properly this today leading up to workout, felt pretty weak.   At any rate, got through the entire workout with not too much of a struggle; just …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 19 (Th12)

May 12, 2011 – 9:42 am | No Comment
rupe-bod

This is a time late entry 5 days later.
Workout: Day 19 (Th12/Upper Body I) – 46mins/1min rest
Bench press 1×12,10,10 (55,65,65)
Incline press 1×12,10,10 (30,35,35)
Military press 1×12,10,10 (30,35,35)
Side-raise 3×12 (15,15,15) – did a set of front raise …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 18 (W11)

May 11, 2011 – 3:29 pm | No Comment
rupe-bod

Felt really great today at my workout.  Had enough energy to power through at a pretty good rate.  Meals today were superb.  Had fried egg-wholewheat bagel sandwiched with a cup of black coffee.  I then had …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 17 (T10)

May 10, 2011 – 3:05 pm | No Comment
rupe-bod

This was a real steamer today. I ran outside on a track here on base for the first time in…heck I can ‘t even remember. Ran 10 laps…about a mile and a half, …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 16 (M9)

May 9, 2011 – 2:12 pm | No Comment
rupe-bod

This is basically my start of my second string on this new regime. Felt relatively strong, but not as strong as I would like to. I think if I want to get a …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 15 (F6)

May 6, 2011 – 8:37 pm | No Comment
rupe-bod

Stayed home today so worked out at home for the first time in a long time.  My stuff was finally delivered from Bahrain, so I was pretty motivated today.  Got to say it was a …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 14 (Th5)

May 5, 2011 – 2:59 pm | No Comment
rupe-bod

Good workout on my legs. Honestly didn’t get a great a burn as I am used to…felt a bit lackluster today. Left knee also hinted at a bit of a problem when I was doing …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 13 (W4)

May 4, 2011 – 9:58 am | No Comment
rupe-bod

Really good workout today on the treadmill.  Lot of hill (10-12 incline) at 3-4 speed alternated with runs at level 5 every 10 mins.  Felt pretty good, will continue to work this with elipticals in …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 12 (T3)

May 3, 2011 – 3:34 pm | No Comment
rupe-bod

Pretty good workout today, touching areas and muscles that I have not touched in some time now.  Started drinking MuscleTech milkshakes again.  Had one before and after my workout.  The good think was, I did …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 11 (M2)

May 2, 2011 – 4:41 pm | No Comment
rupe-bod

Started a new workout regiment today. Not too far from what I have been doing, but now I am incorporating Military Press, Incline Press for the first time in a very long time. With this …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 10 (F29)

April 29, 2011 – 8:56 am | No Comment
rupe-bod

Pretty straight forward week of workout. I am averaging about 175lbs in the weight department; right where I want to be. I will start lifting next week.
Workout: Day 10 (F29/60 mins) – Pure Cardio
– Elliptical: 60 mins
– …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 9 (Th28)

April 28, 2011 – 8:54 am | No Comment
rupe-bod

First back workout since restarting. Legs still a bit sore.  Did 30 mins of TRX for the first time. Really hard to get through full back workout.  Really like the TRX workout, will be looking …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 8 (W27)

April 27, 2011 – 8:51 am | No Comment
rupe-bod

Really sore legs…just popping motrins to full the pain. The war must go on though.
Workout: Day 8 (W27/60 mins) – Pure Cardio
– Elliptical: 45 mins
– Distance: 8.68 miles
– Calories: 1002
– Push ups: 200
Tracker
Total Distance: …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 7 (T26)

April 26, 2011 – 8:39 am | No Comment
rupe-bod

Pushed legs today for the first time in a long while.  I think I will be hurting a bit over the next few days; will have to take lots of motrin.
Workout: Day 7 (T26/Lower Body) – …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 6 (M25)

April 25, 2011 – 8:31 am | No Comment
rupe-bod

This is first really lifting day.  I will eventually morph it into the Lambada program soon; at any rate, I remain on the path.
Workout: Day 6 (M25/Upper Body II) – 60 mins
Chest, Shoulder, Triceps (2min …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 5 (F22)

April 22, 2011 – 4:06 pm | No Comment

Pretty straight forward week of workout.  I am averaging about 175lbs in the weight department; right where I want to be.  I will start lifting next week.
Workout: Day 5 (F22/62 mins) – Pure Cardio
– Elliptical: 52 mins
– …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 4 (T21)

April 21, 2011 – 11:20 am | No Comment

Body still getting used to consecutive days on the grind.  Still not really sore as expected; but then again it has only been a few weeks, I am still relatively fit.  I will start weights …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 3 (W20)

April 20, 2011 – 11:07 am | No Comment

Another good workout.  Surprisingly I feel pretty good aerobically.
Workout: Day 3 (W20/50 mins) – Pure Cardio
– Elliptical: 45 mins
– Distance: 6.05 miles
– Calories: 917
– Push ups: 185
Tracker
Total Distance: 14.35 miles (Goal 250/241.7 remain) *
Total Calories: 1598 …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 2 (T19)

April 19, 2011 – 10:49 am | No Comment

Pretty good workout today.  
Workout: Day 2 (T19) (45 mins) – Pure Cardio
– Elliptical: 45 mins
– Distance: 4.3 miles
– Calories: 876
– Push ups: 0
Tracker
Total Distance: 8.3 miles (Goal 250/241.7 remain) *
Total Calories: 1413 (Goal 50,000/4,8587 remain) *
Total Pushups: …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: PhII-Day 1 (M18)

April 18, 2011 – 9:23 am | No Comment

Just getting back into the swing of things in Phase II, after being off about approximately 7 weeks.  Over the next few days I am going to slide back into form.  I will mainly be working cardio …

Year of the Body – Phase II Goals

April 17, 2011 – 11:10 am | No Comment

Phase 2: (18April – 18June 2011)
– Time Period: 8 weeks
– Weight: Maintain 175-179lbs (ripped) / <20% Body Fat
– Elliptical Caloric burn: Maintain 240-250 calories in 12 minutes
– Total Mileage: 250 miles
– Total Calories: 50,000
– Total …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: Day 60 (T9)

March 9, 2011 – 8:02 am | No Comment

I haven’t really started Phase II, but overall I am on activity Day 60. I have been traveling back to the U.S from Bahrain over the last week. I intend to start Phase …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: Day 59 (M28)

February 28, 2011 – 5:00 am | No Comment

Test Day – Phase 1: (1January – 26February 2011)
– Time Period: 8 weeks
– Weight: 182 (current) –> 175lbs (Between 175 and 177lbs)
– Elliptical Caloric burn: 250 calories in 12 minutes (Only 192 within time)
– Total …

Rupe’s Year of the Body: Day 58 (Su27)

February 27, 2011 – 4:58 am | No Comment

Rest day for final Phase 1 test !
Good livin’…keep movin’!
-R-

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