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Postby coreman » Wed Oct 03, 2007 8:59 am

Thanks for the words or encouragement. I'm so excited to see the progress.

W4L2D2

7:09

All the pull ups were assisted pull ups. I have been doing push ups with my elbows in, but couldn't finish them this week like that. So push ups were varied between elbows in and wide stance.
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week 4 post

Postby K9 » Tue Oct 09, 2007 6:21 pm

31 rounds of D1L1 with mix of body rows and mod. pull-ups.
will run 2m tomorrow
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Postby coreman » Mon Oct 15, 2007 8:33 am

Ok, I'm back from vacation and did level 2 day 1 again. This week would be week 6, but I'm only counting actual workout days, so here are my results.

W5L2D1:
24 rounds with 17 seconds left.

The first two sets were one full real chin up and 1 "almost" pull up. The rest of the pull ups were assisted.

Thanks for posting K9, I checked here right before I started and saw your 31 rounds and it kept me going. I couldn't get to 30, but I did increase from 18 to 24 this week, so I am really excited about that. My goal is to try to hit 30 next week, we shall see.
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Postby Bri3626 » Mon Oct 15, 2007 9:37 am

Very nice.

Good to see people coming back when they been gone. Keep it up!
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Postby coreman » Wed Oct 17, 2007 8:00 am

W5D2L2
7:29

This was the first week where I didn't improve over my previous week's time.

I think it's cause of the time I took off last week. I didn't do any workout for 10 days. The break helped my day 1 time, but I was sore from the squats and I'm never sore from the squats.

I am still a little sore in my hamstrings, but now I'm reaching for excuses. lol.

Oh well, I didn't get an improvement in time, but I'm sticking with it and will improve again!!!
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Postby ucffool » Wed Oct 17, 2007 8:14 pm

Excuses are just good reasons. :)
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Postby coreman » Fri Oct 19, 2007 8:33 am

W5D3L2:
4:22

I stopped my watch because my youngest son wanted to do some pull ups and I forgot to reset my watch halfway through my pull ups, so I don't know how accurate the time is. I let the clock run to 2 mins before I started my push ups and squats, so I'll see next week if the time is close to what I posted.

I did 2 real chin ups, then the rest were assisted combo pull ups/chin ups. I did sets of 2, 3, 4, 4.

It's really exciting to see the progress that simplefit provides me. I wasn't able to do any pull ups or chin ups and now I can do 2 chin ups in a row. Still looking for my first pull up, but I'm working at it.

Push ups were 16, 5, and 5 sets. Squats were done in one set.
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Postby ucffool » Fri Oct 19, 2007 5:13 pm

<spreads hands really wide apart>
The cheering crowd is ready when you are...
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Postby coreman » Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:17 am

ucffool wrote:<spreads hands really wide apart>
The cheering crowd is ready when you are...


Thanks for that!!

W6L2D1:

30 rounds!!!!

As you can probably tell, I'm pretty damn excited. I had a good pace, I had 15 rounds done with about 9 1/2 mins left. I tried not to check the time, but I was at 27 rounds with 1 min and 20 sec left, so the last three, I pushed really hard through. Finished with 11 seconds left.

I'm damn tired, but glad I got to 30!!!

The first 5 or so round were real chin ups and eye level pull ups. I alternate rounds between pull ups and chin ups.
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Postby fizzleboink » Mon Oct 22, 2007 1:44 pm

Way to go man great work. I alternate between pullups and chinups as well, it's a good strategy.
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30 is awesome fast

Postby captain » Mon Oct 22, 2007 4:25 pm

I am impressed
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Postby coreman » Wed Oct 24, 2007 8:01 am

W6L2D2
7:06

I seem to hover around the 7's for some reason. I can't gain much improvement on D2's.

First set was 3 real chin ups with some kicking help on the last one. The other pull ups were assisted.
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Postby coreman » Fri Oct 26, 2007 8:01 am

W6L2D3:
4:18

I was able to do 2 real chin ups, the 3rd was kicking a little bit. I wasn't able to even do one pull up after that though. The rest of the pull ups were assisted.

I did push ups with sets of 15, 7, 4. Squats were straight through.
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