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Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 6:00 pm
by Admin
if you recently dropped carb intake low you may have dumped allot of retained water?

Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 6:08 pm
by Scott
My carb intake has been reasonable, I think. I suspect you're right about dumping water weight, though, as I've had a few days recently of high-sodium junk food consumption, and I bloat up like an orca when I eat that stuff.

Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:45 am
by NatureDoc
I just wanted to comment that I love love love the prairie dog looking suspicious.

And good work completing level one! Nicers!


Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 3:49 pm
by Scott
Sunday, July 8, 2007
Saturdays are my rest day ... no exercise, and diet is relaxed a bit.

Tonight, I was set to run 30 minutes in the p.m. I made the mistake of running while it was still very hot out, and stopped running after 26 minutes when I overheated and felt like I was going to throw up. My first busted run since I started back a month or so ago. Apparently my heat tolerance isn't what it used to be. :x

Until the summer heat passes, looks like I'll be running in the early morning. Lesson learned. :)

Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:47 pm
by Scott
Monday, July 9, 2007
p.m. workout: L2D1, 29 rounds. 2 better than L1D1 last week, and with better form on the pullups, and I didn't have to switch grips at any point. :)

Also 4 sets of 10 on the grippers.

Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 2:36 pm
by Admin
Nice work, keep it up.

Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2007 5:29 pm
by Scott
Tuesday, July 10, 2007
p.m. run: 30 minutes in a thunderstorm through sheets of rain. Yeah, yeah, I know, I'll take my chances. :) There's very little in the exercise realm that I find more fun than running in the rain. After beefing my Sunday run so badly, it felt good just to go run like hell and not have to worry about sweltering heat.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007
p.m. workout: Did L2D2 after a big dinner and long nap, so this was hard going. Finished in 5:48.

4x10 with grippers.

Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2007 7:00 pm
by ucffool
I miss heavy rain (from FL)... just not the same here in CO. I use to love washing my car in a torrential downpour. Good for you!

Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2007 2:44 am
by volleyball_man
Here in N.Alabama we've been desperate for rain - finally got some. I love to do a good WO in it!

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 4:52 am
by Scott
Thursday, July 12, 2007
p.m. run: 30 min. Uneventful.

Saturday, July 14, 2007
a.m. workout: L2D3. Would normally have done this on Friday, but got busy.

Completed in 3:30. Looks like my current max pullups with good form is 7, so had to take a couple breaks during pullups. Dropped immediately to floor and did pushups, and took a break in the middle. No breaks during hindu squats.

On Monday, I start Level 3. :)

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 7:15 am
by taifun
Good job!

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 11:27 am
by ucffool
Scott, just to make sure.. when you pause your pull-ups, you don't move on to your push-ups till you have completed ALL your pull-ups right?

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 11:55 am
by Scott
Correct ... I do as many pullups as I can, take a break, then do more pullups, and don't go to pushups until all of the pullups are complete.

EDIT: I see what you're asking ... yeah, I do all 13 pullups before I go to pushups, all 26 pushups before going to squats. :)

Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 5:35 pm
by Scott
Saturday, July 14 & Sunday, July 15, 2007
My wife and I both have upcoming birthdays at the end of the month, but her marathon training starts this week, so we celebrated this weekend so as not to throw her off at the end of the month. Overindulged a little (lot), so I have to be extra good this week. Also, I'm getting a big chest tattoo started on the 28th, and I'd like to drop a little fat by then.

Monday, July 16, 2007
p.m. workout: L3D1. Evening workouts have been rough lately, felt hot and sick all through this one. Switching to mornings.

Did 25 rounds, switching to chinup grip after 14 rounds. The pushups and hindu squats are relatively easy, the pullups/chinups are the hard part.

Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2007 5:24 pm
by Scott
Tuesday, July 17, 2007
a.m.: 30 min. run. Much better in the morning ... I think unless forecast calls for heavy evening rains, I'll be doing my workouts in the a.m.