Workout Recap - Week of April 22, 2018


Delay in getting this recap posted notwithstanding, I was able to keep things on track for this week, so that was good. Just more week to go, and I'll have stuck with my goals during this trip.

Sunday

Type: Pass/Fail

Shoulder-width Handstand Push Ups - 3 sets of 9 (pass)

Stand-to-Stand Bridges, one wall touch on the way up - 3 sets of 6 (pass)

Bonus: 15 underhanded horizontal rows

Nothing much to say. I've just been trying to keep up with the approach to pass/fail workouts that I tried last week to give it an extended appraisal.

Tuesday

Type: Pass/Fail

One-armed Push Ups, feet apart - 3 sets of 5, each side (pass)

Pistol Squats, both hands behind me - 3 sets of 4, each side (pass)

Bonus: 4 sets of 3 Superman push ups, 7 burpees

I could use the same description as for the previous workout.

Wednesday

Type: As Fast As Possible

3 sets of:

5 One-armed Push Ups, feet apart (each side)

5 Pistol Squats (each side)

10 Bridges

Time = 8:15

Bonus: none

I don't think I've done any timed workouts with one-armed push ups before. I ought to do them more often, to blend strength and speed/endurance training together.

Friday

Type: Pass/Fail

Shoulder-width Handstand Push Ups - 3 sets of 9 (pass)

Overhand Horizontal Rows - 3 sets of 12 (pass)

Bonus: 2 sets of 6 Superman push ups

This was a shoulder killer. I mean that in a good way, but also kind of in a bad way.

Saturday

Type: As Fast As Possible

50 Overhand Horizontal Rows

Time = 4:30

Bonus: 3 pistol squats

Horizontal rows are an easy exercise to underestimate. On the surface, they should require less effort than pull ups, but something about the different leverage adds a challenge in a different vein. They're still easier than pull ups, of course, but it's not as much of a difference as, say, between push ups and handstand push ups.

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