WEEK 9 - Level 6
L6D1 - 19 rounds
Increased one round! Pretty close to the max I can do without sacrificing form. You simply cannot squeeze much more than one round per minute if you do it properly. Maybe one round every 45 seconds, but that would be a stretch.
L6D2 - Rounds: 02:22, 02:41, 02:17, 02:24, 03:01.
Not much to comment.
L6D3 - Round at 10:02.
Well, it looks like my decompression week turned out to be a great idea. Improved on every single day, and shaved off a couple of minutes on D3, though that's admittedly a loooong way from 5 min. My greatest problem is the push up, oddly enough. I thought the pull up would be my nemesis, but alas, no, sir. Old friend the push up is driving me into muscular failure, and then is a long rest to even be able to crank out a couple more reps...most of those 10 min are spent simply waiting. :/
Anyway, I made a BIG decision. I intend to modify my simplefit routine to better suit my needs. I won't go into details here, since it won't really be simplefit anymore. In short, I will be working towards more muscle building and less cardio, so I will ditch D1 (as previously conjectured) and my D2 will become a little bit harder. I also will not do D3 for a while, focusing instead in increasing my mod-D2 performance. My week will be like this:
Tuesday: Jiu jitsu
Saturday: Jiu jitsu
The reasons for my decision is obvious. I will be returning to my jiu-jitsu practice, and that already provides me with enough cardio. I also feel good in terms of weight right now, I don't want to lose weight, and I do want to pack more muscle. The best way to go about it is to train with a slightly different regimen. Now don't get me wrong: I think simplefit is a superb training regimen, one that's well suited to the goal of getting fit in a very time-efficient and easy way (well, sort of easy).
If you are considering giving the method a try, I would strongly advise you to go ahead and do so. I would also advise everyone to start from level 1, even if you think you can start on a higher level. Starting on level 1 will "put strength in the bank", to quote from "Convict Conditioning". Also, be sure to download tha simplefit app: it helps a lot with logging and tracking.
Special thanks to JK for valuable input and support! Keep working out and keep fit, man!
Best regards to all simplefitters,