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Workout Recap - Week of October 14, 2018

October 21, 2018

This week was about a return to normalcy.  That is to say I wanted a mixture of timed and pass/fail workouts, plus a weekend challenge.  In that respect, it was a success.  The actual results were subpar, but I'm sure that'll correct itself in due time.

Monday

 

Type: Pass/Fail

 

Shoulder-width Handstand Push Ups - 2 sets of 10 (pass)

Uneven Pull Ups - 2 sets of 6, each side (pass)

Pistol Squats - 2 sets of 5, each side (pass)

 

Bonus: 5 breath isometric one-armed dead hang (each side)

 

This was a good start.

 

Tuesday

 

Type: As Fast As Possible

 

5 sets of:

5 Pull Ups

10 Push Ups

15 Prisoner Squats

 

Time = 5:15

 

Bonus: 10 bridges

 

On the surface, this was a slight dip from what I did last week.  That said, my actual performance felt better.  My energy level was far steadier, my breathing wasn't as labored by the end, and I just had a better sense of control over myself throughout.

 

Wednesday

 

Type: Pass/Fail

 

Pistol Squats, both hands behind me - 1 set of 6, each side (pass)

 

Bonus: 4 sets of 3 two-way suicide jumps

 

My arms (especially the left one) were pretty sore after the last two workouts, so I toned things down for today and just focused on my legs.  It was simple but good, especially with the return of suicide jumps.

 

Friday

 

Type: As Fast As Possible

 

5 sets of:

5 Chin Ups

10 Bridges

20 Mountain Climbers

 

Time = 6:15

 

Bonus: 7 pull ups

 

I realized that I hadn't been bridging regularly of late, so I tried to start rectifying that with this workout.  Beyond that, it was a simple yet effective timed workout.  As with the previous one, the end result was slower than I would've liked, but the process was what I wanted.

 

Saturday

 

Type: As Fast As Possible

 

6 sets of:

6 Pull Ups

6 Burpees

6 Bridges

 

Time =8:45

 

Bonus: 5 handstand push ups

 

Honestly, something felt off with me right from my warmup with this one.  Getting within 75% of my personal best despite that is a win in its own right.

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