Yesterday's workout was one that we have hit before. It's one that involves us doing strict presses, and weighted chins. I couldn't remember what weight I used on the strict press, and plus I couldn't find enough of the weights to load my bar the way I wanted to, so I was a little bit pissed with this workout. The workout goes a little something like this:
1:30 on each exercise
5 strict press
5 weighted chins
I used varying weights on this one. I started with 70lbs for the strict then moved up to 73.5. I had to use the fractals because we were out of 5 lb plates and I wasn't thinking fast enough of a way to load the bar to get me where I wanted. Please remember that it's zero dark thirty... I don't always function so good... :P
I used a 10lb weight vest for all the chins. This is an improvment over last time, but I realized I must have used more weight last time because my score was lower. But, what can you do? It can't always be the same. So that kinda stunk, but I got over it.
Then, today's workout was a quick little metcon burner. It looked a little something like this:
AMRAP in 20 minutes
6 ring dips
9 kb swings
12 jumping lunges
I had to use a band for ring dips. The chins/strict day left me very sore and I wasn't able to push out the ring dips. I used the floss though, and pushed pretty hard. I moved up to a 50lb kb since the swing number was so low. I also used a 15 lb dumbbell for the jumping lunges. So, I've been having some trouble walking since. I managed to get 14 rounds in during this workout and was pretty pleased with that. I felt bad about the dips, but otherwise I would have spent the whole time there and wouldn't have really gotten anything out of the workout.
My pirate did this workout with me today, and I have to say it was nice to have him there, but a little distracting. I was trying to watch him and see how he was doing and it was a little unusual for me. He did very well. He's being a little cautious because of some things going on with him, but despite those things did very well.
We played around a little bit with some snatches afterards, and that was a nice way to end our day. Afterwards we went home and had breakfast before heading off to my friend's fiance's funeral. I was debating about going, just because I always feel like the actual service is for close friends and family, and I was going more as support for my friend. But, we decided to go and I'm glad we did. It broke my heart to see my friend hurting like that, but I know she is strong and will be ok.
I had to upload the snicker's video so that you all know where my tagline is coming from...
So... until next time... the feast is mine! Yikes! And away!