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futureman's log

Postby futureman » Mon Jul 26, 2010 5:45 am

L5 D1: 22 circuits, finished last squat as the bell rang. this is my first attempt at simplefit and was not sure what level to jump in but this was very challenging.

L5 D2: 4:55, took one minute rest in between sets.

L5 D3: 3:40 (pull ups: 16, 6, 3, 1; push ups: 40, 11; squats: 51) i thought i would be able to knock out 51 push ups in a row but i had to break it up. i guess i'll move to L6 this week...

on the off days i did deadlifts 8X10 @ 225, Muay Thai training and some sprints...good week!
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Re: futureman's log

Postby cheapo » Mon Jul 26, 2010 6:55 am

Talk about jumping in with both feet!

Welcome aboard.
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Re: futureman's log

Postby futureman » Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:02 am

thanks cheapo, i actually found this site per your mention on mark's daily apple board. thanks for the heads up, i'm looking forward to navigating all the way through the advanced section. (hoping the intermediate section will be back up when i'm ready...)
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Re: futureman's log

Postby cheapo » Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:05 am

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Re: futureman's log

Postby futureman » Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:15 am

thanks again.
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Re: futureman's log

Postby futureman » Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:42 am

L6 D1: 27 rounds in 20:02. stepped it up from 22 rounds on L5 D1 last week, hope i can finish strong this week.
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Re: futureman's log

Postby futureman » Mon Aug 02, 2010 6:26 am

L6 D2: 5:05. had to improvise and use a playground at a park as i was out of town. didn't get to the test day so i'll repeat L6 this week. i also did deadlifts and muay thai on off days.
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Re: futureman's log

Postby futureman » Tue Aug 03, 2010 5:34 am

L6D1: 29 rounds...was going for 31. this was difficult.
Last edited by futureman on Tue Aug 03, 2010 9:30 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: futureman's log

Postby cheapo » Tue Aug 03, 2010 5:56 am

Anything near 30 is going to be tough!
And anything near 30 means you're close to beating the level.
(Except on Level 7 apparently :( )

(Your post says L6D2 instead of L6D1.)
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Re: futureman's log

Postby futureman » Tue Aug 03, 2010 9:33 am

good catch, i guess i got a little head of myself :D
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Re: futureman's log

Postby futureman » Tue Aug 03, 2010 9:35 am

@ cheapo: i'm approaching the level change as when i complete D3 under 5 minutes time to move up a level. is this correct?
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Re: futureman's log

Postby cheapo » Tue Aug 03, 2010 10:16 am

futureman wrote:@ cheapo: i'm approaching the level change as when i complete D3 under 5 minutes time to move up a level. is this correct?


You are correct.
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Re: futureman's log

Postby futureman » Thu Aug 05, 2010 5:42 am

L6D2: 4:47

each round was few seconds faster than the one previous except for RD 5 which was the same as RD 4. also did some medicine ball core work.
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Re: futureman's log

Postby futureman » Mon Aug 09, 2010 5:22 am

L6D3: 4:59:45

this was really close and really difficult. i think i was still shaking and sweating 30 minutes after i fininshed.

nice to finish a good week of workouts. mixed in deadlifts and Muay Thai, hiking and Stand UP Paddle Surfing on other days...
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Re: futureman's log

Postby cheapo » Mon Aug 09, 2010 5:43 am

Under 5 is under 5. Welcome to Level 7!
Now I've gotta beat L7 before you or be forever shamed!
(When I level up it's always close.)
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