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  • #106367
    Jonathan22
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    After 2 months of 100 pushups, 20 pullups, 200 squats and 200 situps, it’s time for give Simplefit a try. Under the previous programs, I got to 33 consecutive pushups, 6 consecutive pullups, 100 consecutive squats and 100 consecutive situps. I could have gone longer but my workouts where taking over an hour and I needed something that takes less time.

    I am an endurance athlete by training having done all distance of road racing and triathlon. I originally thought that the first few levels of simplefit would be easy.

    Boy have I been wrong.

    Level 1 Day 1:

    41 rounds

    Day 2:

    I doubled up this day since it looked so easy.

    So 4 pullups, 12 pushups, 20 squats.

    Next time, I’ll do it as RX’d.

    Day 3:

    Man,I so thought this would be easier. It was a lot tougher than I thought it was gonna be.

    3:09.

    On to level 2.

    #120357
    Jonathan22
    Participant

    Level 2 day 1

    29 rounds

    Doing it at 11 am in the sun probably wasn’t a smart choice. Thought I was going to pass out.

    #120358
    cheapo
    Participant

    Welcome aboard Jonathan!

    #120359
    Jonathan22
    Participant

    L2D2

    4:27 total time.

    Coming down with the cold that dtr #2 had. Made workout tough.

    #120360
    Jonathan22
    Participant

    L2D3 – 4:19

    Level up! simplefit looks so easy on paper. I didn’t think level 2 would be that hard. Makes me afraid of level 3.

    #120361
    Jonathan22
    Participant

    Still amazed at how a simple 20 min workout can put the hurting on me.

    Simplefit L3D1

    23 rounds.

    #120362
    TBB-BBM
    Participant

    It isn’t easy. I’m repeating level 4 this week. If I succeed on day 3, I’ll do a ‘step back/rest week’ before proceeding to level 5. (Not sure what I’ll do if I do not succeed—may be try once more then do a step back/rest week).

    My pull ups are definitely getting stronger. I like the short amount of total time devoted to the workout. I like it.

    One of my New Year’s resolutions is to pick a workout program and ‘fully develop its possibilities” (I’ve bounced around every 90-180 days around different routines). I’m going to stick with Simple Fit for the next year and see where I can take it.

    If I manage to get through level 8 before year end or midway through, I’ve got a couple of weight vests to add challenge to the Simple Fit workout.

    #120363
    tmech
    Participant

    TBB-BBM wrote:

    If I manage to get through level 8 before year end or midway through, I’ve got a couple of weight vests to add challenge to the Simple Fit workout.

    Welcome to SF!

    I have seen people on the forums add weights, I’ve not seen it have great outcomes. Tucked away on the site are intermediate and advanced workouts ..

    http://www.simplefit.org/intermediate-bodyweight-exercises.html

    http://www.simplefit.org/advanced-bodyweight-exercises.html

    So if you hit Level 8, just progress up to Intermediate :)

    #120364
    TBB-BBM
    Participant

    Excellent. Thanks

    #120365
    Jonathan22
    Participant

    L3D2 – 5:20

    #120366
    Jonathan22
    Participant

    L3D3 -5:10

    Tried to do the pullups in sets of 4. That worked through 8 and then they became sets of 1. Then pushups in sets of 11 and that worked up until #22.

    I thought I would breeze up to level 5; having to repeat level 3 has been an eye opener.

    #120367
    Jonathan22
    Participant

    L3D1 – 24 rounds. Improvement of 1.

    #120373
    Jonathan22
    Participant

    On Monday after my SF workout, my left trap was really hurting. I think I pulled it during the workout. Then on Tuesday got bad food poisoning which took me out for the rest of the week. Sunday now and have a 16 mile long run. While start back to SF on Monday with Level 1 just to build back up/ease into it.

    #120369
    Jonathan22
    Participant

    L3D1 – 31

    Decided to go with L3 rather than L1. Glad I did. Crushed it. 7 more than last time. Felt so strong today. Good sign for beating D3.

    #120378
    Jonathan22
    Participant

    L3D2

    0:01:06

    0:01:05

    0:01:03

    0:01:11

    0:00:59

    Total 0:05:24

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