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Workout: 7-10 and 12 -2017

TShirt: Surely Not Everyone Was Kung Fu Fighting and Life Begins at 60, 1957 Birth of Legends

Music: No clue, don’t remember…and the fans are loud!

I turned 60 years old. So did Jose. So as workout tribute to any 60 year old out there we did a workout that consisted of 60 different exercises 60 reps each. I added one exercise for the heck of it. So make that 61 exercises at 60 reps each. Sure some were easier that others but easy is relative.

The temperature of the gym was 102 on Monday and 104 on Wednesday.

Oh and a good time was had by all!!!!

Not!!!!!!!!

Day One:

  1. Chair Squats
  2. Crunches
  3. Leg Raises Top
  4. Leg Raises Bottom
  5. Leg Raises Middle
  6. Leg Raises Full
  7. Side Hip Ups
  8. Chair Dips
  9. Chair Leg Raises
  10. Feet on chair Push Ups
  11. Chair Lemon Squeezers
  12. Feet Together Squats
  13. Reverse Crunches
  14. (B) Toe Hops
  15. Ground Up Push Ups
  16. Elbows to Knees
  17. Elbows to Opposite Knee
  18. Bottoms Up Squats
  19. Long Lunge
  20. Jumping Jacks
  21. Push Ups hands on Chair
  22. Table
  23. Plank Hold
  24. Rear Lunge
  25. Flying Squirrel Hold
  26. Prone Arm/Leg Lifts
  27. Short Lunge
  28. Bridge Hold
  29. Chair Squat Jumps
  30. Kettlebell Swings
  31. Chair One Leg Bridge Hold
  32. Chair Bridges
  33. Bridge Reach Backs
  34. One Leg Plank
  35. Mountain Climbers
  36. Plate Upright Rows
  37. Plate Pushes
  38. Chair Lunge

Day 2:

  1. Chair Squat Right/Left, Left/Right
  2. Chair kicks, outside to inside
  3. Chair kicks, inside to outside
  4. Plate Curls
  5. Overhead Plate Press
  6. Plate Pushes
  7. Lunge Hops
  8. Standing Triceps Ext
  9. One Leg Squats
  10. Plate Bicep Isometric
  11. 90/90 Chair Crunches
  12. Plate Front Raises
  13. Hands to feet crunches
  14. Plate Twist
  15. One Leg Squats/Foot On Chair
  16. Feet on Chair Push Up Hand Hops
  17. Chair Mtn Climber
  18. Chair Wide Squat facing back of chair
  19. Windmills
  20. Feet on Chair hand walks L to R 123 456
  21. Feet to ceiling hip ups
  22. Chair Toe Taps
  23. Side Lunge foot on chair

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Workout for 7-5-2017
T-Shirt: BEERGASM
Music: Heavy Metal Covers

So this happened on July 5th, 2017. It was my birthday.

I turned the “ripe young age” of 60!

But this workout wasn’t about me. No, this workout was all about James.

James turned 40 (such a youngster) about a week earlier but had been out of town so we couldn’t celebrate his birthday until he returned!

So what did he get for his birthday?

BURPEES!

And plenty of them!

We only did 10 reps…but…we did 40 different versions.

So 400 reps…

Actually about 410. James’ brother Matt came up with the last one!

And here are the burpees:

  • Just a Regular Burpee
  • Burpees Legs Wide
  • Burpees Feet Together
  • Burpees legs close, spread wide, close again
  • Frogger Burpees
  • Burpees w/one arm
  • Burpees w/one leg
  • Burpees w/one leg, one arm
  • Burpees w/Push Up
  • Burpees Shoot Feet Onto Chair
  • Clap Overhead Burpees
  • Burpees with clapping push up
  • Burpees with hand hops
  • Jump Lunge HopsBurpees
  • Burpees w/opposite hand to shoulder tap
  • Burpees Shoot Feet Onto Chair and a pushup
  • High Knees Burpees (slap thighs)
  • Burpees w/Ground Up Push Up
  • Burpees w/Twisting Mountain Climbers
  • Burpees w/double Mountain Climber (both feet forward 2 times)
  • Burpees w/Heel to opposite hand behind back standing
  • Burpees w/Foot to opposite hand in front standing
  • Burpees with push up, hands walk back to feet, stand, lean back
  • Burpees opposite hand to foot in push up position
  • Burpees opposite hand to foot in push up position with push up
  • Burpees w/Front Kick
  • Burpees w/Crescent kick in
  • Burpees w/ Crescent kick out
  • Burpees w/High Rising Kick
  • Burpees w/Rotational Push Up
  • Burpees w/Mountain Climbers
  • Burpees knee to opposite elbow
  • Burpees knee to same side elbow
  • Burpees w/Mountain Climbers Foot up to Hand
  • Traveling burpees forward with ball
  • Traveling burpees backward with ball
  • Traveling burpees sideways with ball
  • Traveling burpees sideways with ball slam
  • Traveling burpees backward with ball slam
  • Traveling burpees forward with ball slam
  • Traveling burpees, jump/twist with med ball

 

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Workout for 2 20 2017

Music: It’s on but I can’t remember what the heck it was playing.

T-Shirt: JonesFit

Some circuit training today.

19 total stations.image5

The first round we did 10 reps at each station.

The keg carry and crawling were just down and back.

The first round was…well…fairly easy…considering what was coming up next!

The second round was…not easy…image8

We did 60 reps at each station.

Yep 60 reps before going to the next exercise.

Why 60?

Well…someone had a birthday.

And they didn’t turn 29…image17

Some stations were easier than others.

It was one hell of a workout!

The Stations:

  1. BB Curls
  2. EZ Triceps Extensionimage16
  3. KB Swings
  4. DB Flys
  5. Incline DB Press
  6. Crunches on Swiss ball w/med ball
  7. Band Triceps Extensions
  8. Squats Slam Ball
  9. Squats Plate Twistsimage9
  10. Squats Ball Overhead
  11. Incline Leg Raises
  12. Keg Bear Hug Carry
  13. Crawl
  14. Inverted Rows
  15. Skateboard Alternate Arm Reach
  16. Plate Upright Rows
  17. Tube Curls
  18. Back Extension w/Med Ball
  19. Feet on Skateboard Pull Ins

Video: The video says 22 stations. It is incorrect. There were 19 stations. Like that really made it any easier…

Image12Workout for 5-25-2016

T-Shirt: HULKAMANIA!

Music: Guns and Roses

Want arms like Hulk Hogan?

Not sure it this will do it but it sure feels like it would come close!

The arms were screaming after all of this stuff!Image6

ARMS AND ABS CIRCUIT

FIRST CYCLE:

17 Stations, 10 Reps Each Station

1 Ab stations to every bicep/triceps exercise

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  1. Chair Dips
  2. BB Curls
  3. Incline Sit Ups
  4. DB Triceps Extensions
  5. DB Incline Curls
  6. Incline Leg Raise
  7. Band Triceps Extension Overhead
  8. Squat Bar CurlsImage22
  9. Wheel Rollouts
  10. Triceps Overhead Extensions EZ Curl Bar
  11. Tube Curls
  12. Roman Chair
  13. Push Ups Hands On Plates
  14. Plate Curls
  15. Crunches on Swiss BallImage15
  16. Underhand Inverted Row
  17. Push Ups Feet On Chair

SECOND CYCLE:  

 

Same 17 Stations, 10 Reps Each Station

Add 10 Chair Mountain ClimbersImage13

 

THIRD CYCLE:

 

Same 17 Stations, 10 Reps Each Station

Add 10 Chair Toe TapsImage10

 

FOURTH CYCLE:

 

Same 17 Stations, 10 Reps Each Station

Add 10 Chair Mountain Climbers and 10 Chair Toe TapsImage14

 

FIFTH CYCLE:

 

Same 17 Stations, 10 Reps Each Station

Add 10 Chair Jump Squats and Medicine Balls on the Abs Stuff

 

Video:

Image16Workout for 5-23-2016

T-Shirt: Awesome Sauce

Music: Mothers Finest

Another day of Circuit Training!

And More!

The “More”: A Boatload of Abs!Image1

Sure…bunch of “gurus”  and even researchers that say you don’t need to do many direct ab stuff…and some say it may even “hurt” you.

I’m thinking part of it is THEY CAN’T DO IT!

I’m doing em cause I want to. Nothing more.Image6

Kinda like I may have a beer over a protein drink after the workout.

Why? Extremely simple…Cause I Want To!

FIRST CIRCUIT:

15 Stations, 10 Reps Each Station

  1. Triceps Extensions EZ BarImage9
  2. BB Curls
  3. DB Flyes
  4. DB Incline Press
  5. Band Triceps Extension Overhead
  6. Tube Curls
  7. Chair Squat Ball Overhead
  8. Chair Squat Ball In FrontImage13
  9. Chair Squats With Ball Slam
  10. Squats, Toes Up, Ball Overhead
  11. Squats, Heels Up, Ball Overhead
  12. Plate Upright Rows
  13. Plate Overhead Press
  14. Plate Pushes
  15. Plate TwistsImage27

SECOND CIRCUIT:

Same Circuit as the first.

But we up the reps to 20 each station.

AND FOR THE FINALE!: 1700 REPS OF AB STUFF!

Crunches 100Image21

Leg Raises 100

Side Leg Raises 100 Each Side

Fingers to Toes Crunches 100

Knees to Elbows 100

Lemon Squeezers 100Image22

Seated Leg Raises 100

Side Hip Raises 100 Each Side

Opposite Knee to Elbow 100

Upper Body Side Raises 100 Each Side

Seated Flutter Kicks 100Image29

Supine Hip Ups, Feet to Ceiling 100

Reach Across Crunches 100 Each Side

 

Video:

Image12Workout for 5-11-2016

T-Shirt: Villains

Music: Jimi Hendrix

It’s just Spring but it is already starting to feel like Summer!

Sweat poured but everyone kept on going.

Wonder what August will be like?

First Round:Image1

16 Stations

30 Seconds, Max Reps at Each Station

  1. “Battling Chains”
  2. Swiss Ball Crunches w/Medicine Ball
  3. Keg Bear Hug Carry
  4. Ab Chair w/Medicine BallImage5
  5. Overhead Triceps Band Extensions
  6. Bench Dips
  7. Plate Upright Rows
  8. Bar Overhead Presses
  9. DB Curls
  10. Lying EZ Triceps Extensions
  11. Sit Ups w/Medicine BallImage6
  12. Incline Leg Raises
  13. Ab Chair w/Medicine Ball
  14. Chair Squat Medicine Ball Toss Overhead
  15. Medicine Ball Slams
  16. Push Up on Plates, Low Position

Second Round:

Same 16 exercises as the First Round.Image8

But add 5 Burpees after each station.

Should be enough stuff!

Third Round:

Thought the second round would take us to the end of the workout!Image14

Nope! Still had some time on the clock.

So we did 8 reps of everything.

And: Core/Abs

Crap! Still had some time to kill!

So some medicine ball ab stuff.Image17

13 Medicine Balls, 8-24 pounds.

Seated Leg Raises, Ball Overhead, 10 Reps Each Ball

Seated Twists, Legs Up, 6 Reps Each Ball

Ball To Ceiling Crunches, 5 Reps Each Ball

Video:

Image40Workout for 5-4-2016

T-Shirt: 42

Music: Boston then some kinda mix that Randy walked in with.

A nonstop workout with 61 exercises.

No scheduled breaks.

Just a full hour of movement.Image1

No need for a gym.

The only equipment needed: A Chair!

The Only Round:

  1. Squats Wide 20
  2. Squats Feet Just Outside Chair Legs 20Image4
  3. Squats Feet Just Inside Chair Legs 20
  4. Squats Feet Together 20
  5. Squats Left Foot In Front of Right 20
  6. Squats Right Foot In Front of Left 20
  7. Lunge Squat Left Foot In Front of Right 20
  8. Lunge Squat Right Foot In Front of Left 20
  9. Bridges Feet on Chair 50Image6
  10. Crunches Feet on Chair 50
  11. One Leg Bridges 20 Each Side
  12. Chest to Chair Push Ups 20
  13. Chair Lunge 20 Each Side
  14. Side Chair Lunge 20 Each Side
  15. Feet on Chair Push Ups 10
  16. Chair Jump Squats 20Image9
  17. Lunge Squat Jumps 10 Each Side
  18. Chair Lemon Squeezers 20
  19. Chair Seated Leg Raises 20
  20. Grab Toes, Butt Up Squats 20
  21. Kick Over Chair “Out to In” 10 Each Side
  22. Kick Over Chair “In to Out” 10 Each Side
  23. Chair Burpee 10Image12
  24. Jump Hands to Knees 10
  25. Chair Burpee With Push Up 10
  26. Chair Dips 10
  27. Side Hip Ups 10 Each Side
  28. Toe Taps 10 Each Side
  29. Feet on Chair Push Up Position Hops 20
  30. Burpee, Feet Shoot onto Chair, 10Image19
  31. Foot on Chair, One Leg Squat 10 Each Side
  32. Foot on Chair, One Toe Hops 20 Each Side
  33. Chair Burpee with Push Up 10
  34. Chair Side Hops 10 Each Side
  35. Front Kick Over Chair 10 Each Side
  36. Side Kick Over Chair 10 Each Side
  37. Single Leg Squats 10 Each SideImage21
  38. Chair Burpee With Push Up, Lift Chair Overhead 10
  39. Chair Burpee With Push Up, Lift Chair Overhead, Squat 10
  40. Foot on Chair, Knee to Floor Squat 10 Each Side
  41. Push Ups, Hand on Chair/Floor 5 Each Side
  42. Prisoner Squats 20
  43. Seated Leg Circles 10 Each SideImage31
  44. Chair Mountain Climbers 20
  45. Prisoner Squat Jumps 10
  46. Prisoner Squat Knee to Elbow 10 Each Side
  47. Prisoner Squat Knee to Opposite Elbow 10 Each Side
  48. One Leg Bridge, Tap Foot w/Opposite Hand 10 Each Side
  49. Butt Lifts, Feet on Chair 20Image42
  50. Butt Lifts, Feet on Chair, Leg Raise 10 Each Side
  51. Bridge on Chair-Crunch Combo 20
  52. Bridge on Chair, Opposite Knee to Elbow 10 Each Side
  53. One Leg Bridge on Chair, Opposite Knee to Elbow 10 Each Side
  54. Feet on Chair, Butt Up Push Ups 10Image28
  55. Feet on Chair, Butt Up to Walk Out Push Ups 10
  56. Rear Leg Raises 20 Each Side
  57. Knee Raise Over Chair 10 Each Side
  58. Prone on Chair, Rear Leg Raises 10
  59. Cross Legs Squats 20 Each Way
  60. Walkout Push Up, Squat and Jump 10
  61. Walkout Rotation Push Up, Squat and Jump 10

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