Workout Recap - Week of March 10, 2019

March 17, 2019

After my brush of sickness last week, this week's main goal was to get back on track.  There wasn't anything spectacular about what I ended up doing, but they were five mostly-legitimate workouts, which lays a decent groundwork to build up from.

Monday

 

Type: As Fast As Possible

 

5 sets of:

5 Pulls Ups

10 Push Ups

15 Prisoner Squats

 

Time = 4:30
 

Bonus: none

 

Seeing as I had done this workout as things had started to trend poorly for me, it felt like an appropriate measuring point to gauge if I was recovering.  The finish time was in the same ballpark, which was a sign that I was past the worst of it.

 

 

Tuesday

 

Type: As Fast As Possible

 

50 Burpees

 

Time = 4:15

 

Bonus: 7 pull ups

 

Since I'd skipped doing 100 burpees on the weekend, this was an abridged version to make up for that.  This was a fantastic pace, though I'm well aware that I was approaching it as being no more than what it was, which is to say that I wasn't keeping more in reserve as if I was doing a full hundred.

 

Wednesday

 

Type: Pass/Fail

 

Close Handstand Push Ups - 1 set of 6 (pass)

Stand-to-stand Bridges, one wall touch on the way up - 1 set of 10 (pass)

Hanging V-raises - 1 set of 13 (pass)

 

Bonus: 2 sets of 6 Superman push ups

 

Honestly, I just tried to avoid overthinking this.  It was reasonable and effective.  Did it push me to a new level?  No.  Would that have been better?  Probably, but not if it'd come at the cost of what else I was busy with on this day.

 

 

Friday

 

Type: As Fast As Possible

 

5 sets of:

8 Pull Ups

8 Bridges

20 Mountain Climbers

 

Time = 6:00

 

Bonus: 7 fingertip push ups

 

It felt like I'd been going easy on both pull ups and bridges lately.  This was a prelude to the weekend to help address that.

 

Saturday

 

Type: As Fast As Possible

 

6 sets of:

6 Pull Ups

6 Burpees

6 Bridges

 

Time = 8:00

 

Bonus: 7 chin ups

 

The finish time wasn't good by my standards.  That said, just doing it was a victory in itself.

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