19 May was my 47th birthday. On the 20th I was gifted with a son. This is my 3rd child (2 girls and a boy now).
On the 23rd I thought I should do a strength challenge as part of my workout. So after I did my regular rack-pulls I kept going and ended up pulling 545lbs for a single. Not to bad.
The current workout is very intense. At the end of the week I will decide whether or not to try for another week or if it is time to change to something with less…Continue
Week 1 – A – B – A
Week 2 – B – A – B
Week 3 – A – B – A
Monday – Wednesday – Friday
Tuesday – Thursday – Saturday = Conditioning and mobility
Leg press 3 sets x (Rest Pause)
Rack pull 5 sets x 2 reps
Leg extension 3 sets x 10-15 reps
Hamstring Curl 10 sets x 3 reps
Super-set tricep pressdown 5 sets x 6-8
rope cable curls 5 sets x 6-8
Goblet squat 1 set AMRAP
Today I completed 6 weeks of my Building the Monolith based workout. I really enjoyed it and will be doing it again in the near future. I will be doing some traveling next week so it will be a good week to schedule as a deload. I am not sure what I will be doing yet for the deload, but it will be low weight and low intensity. I am currently planning to do a high intensity rest-pause for 3 weeks after my deload. I will post the workout sometime the end of next week.
OK. So I just started week 2 of my new routine based upon Jim Wendler's Building the Monolith. It breaks down more or less like this:
Walk approximately 1.5 miles with a weight vest. Started at about 60 and increasing weight until the vest…Continue