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Postby saling4 » Mon Sep 07, 2009 12:04 pm

Started today with Level 2 Day 1 and did 51 rounds in 20 min. Is that enough, not enough , normal? I am 53 years old and quit smoking 6 months ago. I run about 90-100 miles a month. So let me have it, Should I back up to week 1 or ?

Thanks ahead of time

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Bravo !

Postby Norman » Mon Sep 07, 2009 2:18 pm

Hi and welcome saling4,

Provided your form is correct, 51 rounds at L2D1 is excellent IMHO !

Definetly stick to L2 and do D2 and D3. The decision is based on D3 time.

Don't hesitate to ask questions on the forum.
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Postby saling4 » Mon Sep 07, 2009 3:04 pm

I read (I think) that if I can do D3 under 5 minutes then it is time to move to next level if not then stay. Does this sound right?
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Postby ianjb » Mon Sep 07, 2009 5:55 pm

Yes, If you can do 13 pull ups followed by 26 push ups followed by 26 squats in less than 5 minutes then you are ready to move up.
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Postby saling4 » Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:27 pm

Thanks. I will finish out Level 2 and if under 5 minutes on day 3...I will press on.
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Postby DonQuijote » Tue Sep 08, 2009 7:52 am

51 reps on D1 sounds incredible.

I suspect you will be way, way under 5mins on D3 and so you may want to consider skipping a level or two.

Just my two pence (we don't have cents over here!).
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Postby saling4 » Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:59 am

Okay 1 more "Maybe you should skip" and I will attempt Lvl 3 Day 3 Tomorrow.

Now remember I am an old guy at 53, but i do have a slight competitive bone.
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Postby Ruli » Tue Sep 08, 2009 5:00 pm

welcome to SF saling!!!
i reckon if you can do a sub 5 min D3, you should skip L3 and go straight to L4. 51 rounds for D1 suggests that the lvl is way too low for you.
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Postby saling4 » Tue Sep 08, 2009 6:42 pm

Okey dokey. Day 3 Lvl 2 coming up tomorrow. If sub 5 min then I am going to start level 4.
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Postby saling4 » Tue Sep 08, 2009 6:46 pm

Day 3 lvl 4 is 20 pullups for time...wowsa!! Now that sounds interesting. I will let you know how tomorrow goes.
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Postby saling4 » Wed Sep 09, 2009 3:38 pm

Did lvl 2 D3 in 1:37:48 so I guess I should move on to a new level. I anquished for 2 hours because I thought I might not be able to do it...LOL. I will start LVL 4 Day 1 on monday....Wish me luck.
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Postby DonQuijote » Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:14 pm

saling4 wrote:Did lvl 2 D3 in 1:37:48 so I guess I should move on to a new level. I anquished for 2 hours because I thought I might not be able to do it...

Wow, it looks like it was close! :wink:

Seriously though, 51 reps on D1 meant you were never in danger on D3.

Enjoy L4, L3 is beating me (but then I could only manage <30 reps on D1!!!)
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Postby saling4 » Thu Sep 10, 2009 4:08 am

Thanks Quiote I will give it a shot starting Monday. I think that for Friday I will do L3 D2 just to do something before Monday.
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Postby saling4 » Fri Sep 11, 2009 1:29 pm

Did L2 D2 today in 3:02. I think I slowed down....Oh well off to L4 D1 on Monday.
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Postby saling4 » Mon Sep 14, 2009 12:47 pm

LVL 4 D1 40 rounds in 20 min. How does that sound?
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