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Postby Urup » Sat Sep 08, 2007 4:17 am

Hi bec

Nice workout on the tabatas. Can imagine they are tough.. being tabata's and all.. :)

Guess I should stop chicken out and give the tataba a try..yeah maybe I'll try your tabata sprint today and see how it goes.. :idea:
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Postby Dinna » Sun Sep 09, 2007 1:47 am

Hmm tabata sprints sound easy :roll:
I might give it a try one of these days :)
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Postby naples378 » Sun Sep 09, 2007 1:00 pm

Thanks for the comment in my food log. Unfortunately I not as strong will, I had some cookies today; wish I would have read your comments first. Your progression in the program is looking good.
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Postby aussiechick » Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:36 pm

L1D1 3 jumping pullups, 6 pushups to desk, 3 squats 30 rounds

I like having day 1 behind me, now I've got 6 whole days before I've got to do it again :wink:

Ok next week will be rest week and I am researching GTG, planning on doing that for pushups.

Hmmm, this looks interesting http://www.geocities.com/dirtyley/dagm100.htm http://www.specialtactics.com/MILFIT4.pdf
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Postby Dinna » Mon Sep 10, 2007 11:01 pm

That's great work :)
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Postby Urup » Tue Sep 11, 2007 12:35 am

Good workout! Impressive numbers of rounds! :)
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Postby aussiechick » Tue Sep 11, 2007 3:21 pm

Just popped in to add a link to Pavel's ladder

http://www.cbass.com/Pavel'sLadders.htm

Now I just need to decide which method to try.
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Postby Urup » Wed Sep 12, 2007 12:55 am

cool Link..
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Postby aussiechick » Wed Sep 12, 2007 5:46 pm

L1D2

5 bodyrows at 30°
5 pushups on knees, slow
5 one legged squats each leg
20-25 sec plank
DDR 3 mins
repeat

Didn't time myself.
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Postby dj_emerald » Wed Sep 12, 2007 6:04 pm

Nice workout! What type of planks are you doing? Elbows to the ground or hands on a med. ball? The one legged squats are very impressive. This reminds me to try messing with these on my off days again. I'm still to afraid to even attempt one unassisted. Did you use a particular method to build up to these?
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Postby aussiechick » Wed Sep 12, 2007 6:27 pm

Hi dj_emerald, thanks for stopping by.

I mix my planks up quite a bit, on my hands, on my elbows I can only hold them with good form for about 20-30 secs, my core is my weakest part. They actually seem to be getting harder not easier, I'm hoping thats because my form is getting better :? I only do them about twice a week.

Re: the one legged squats don't be too impressed I only go to just below parallel and have the other toe down for balance. I just started doing them one day a week and as each week goes by I find I am relying on that one toe less and less. I also do these pretty slow.

Kevin posted a good tip for me that I haven't tried yet :oops: which was to do them on a chair holding onto my pullup bar for balance. Come to think of it hanging onto a bit of dowel would probably work too.

Give them a go, you might be pleasantly surprised.
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Postby dj_emerald » Thu Sep 13, 2007 4:04 pm

Thanks for the info! I threw some planks into my workout today. Forgot how hard they are. Will try messing with the one-legged squats a bit on my rest day. Cheers!
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Postby Xtina » Thu Sep 13, 2007 8:29 pm

That Pavel's ladder is neat! I'm going to get my husband to partner with me on it.
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Postby Darrel » Fri Sep 14, 2007 8:10 am

Yeah, I like the idea of ladders too! I always seem to forget about GTG as the day wears on so this sounds perfect.
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Postby kdo463 » Fri Sep 14, 2007 8:37 am

I'm still confused about exactly how the ladders work. I'll have to do some more reading on this. Very intriguing though.
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