Archive for the ‘Push ups’ Category

image13Workout for 8-24-2016

T-Shirt: BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL: 2016 San Diego Pain Summit

Music: Mothers Finest

I was “nominated” by two individuals to do the Pushup Challenge. This is/was to raise awareness that about 8000 US Veterans take their own lives per year.

This averages out to about 22 per day.

So the “rules” are:

  • Once you are nominated your 22 days starts the following day
  • Every day you record yourself doing 22 pushups, try your best to reach 22. If that means doing assisted (from your knees) pushups or that you have to stop and take a break that’s fine but try to get them all done in one video (videos optional)
  • Every day you must nominate a different person, try to choose people you think will want to do this and/or have the ability to do it.
  • And finally, have fun with this. This is a simple and fun way to get the word out about a matter that more people need to be aware about.

If you or someone you love is or may be suffering from PTSD, do not be afraid to seek help.

I don’t always follow rules. So I did this workout with a few of my friends. They didn’t know at the start what we were going to do. Heck half the time neither do I!

OK so it’s 22 reps of pushups but of 22 different kinds of pushups. That workout would have been too easy so we threw in 22 Squats and 22 Crunches in between each set of Pushups.

The Workout: 22 Reps of 22 Different Types of Push Ups

Regular Pushupsimage1

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chair

Full Body Hop Pushups

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chairimage2

Diamond Push ups

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chair

Burpee Push up Feet Shoot onto Chair

Regular Squatsimage3

Crunches Feet on Chair

Archer Push Ups

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chair

Burpees with Push upimage6

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chair

Push ups Feet on Chair

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chairimage5

Push ups, Opposite Hand to Foot

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chair

Ground Up Push ups

Regular Squatsimage7

Crunches Feet on Chair

Push Up, Tap Hand

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chair

Crucifix Push upsimage8

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chair

Push ups, Bottom 1/3

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chairimage17

Chest to Chair Seat Push ups

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chair

Plank to Push up

Regular Squatsimage15

Crunches Feet on Chair

Hands Pop Up Push ups

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chair

Walk Out Push upsimage28

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chair

Offset Hands Push ups

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chairimage16

Push up with Roll

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chair

Push up, Tap Opposite Shoulder

Regular Squatsimage7

Crunches Feet on Chair

Hand on Chair, Other on Floor Push ups

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chair

Rotation Push upsimage19

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chair

Push ups, Top 1/3

Regular Squats

Crunches Feet on Chairimage18

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image13Workout for 10-31-2016

T-Shirt: SUPERMAN

Music: John Fogerty

So this happened on Halloween this year.

A big variety of stuff going on.

Just a bunch of adults at play.image1

But not “X” rated.

Do they even have “X” ratings any longer?

FIRST CIRCUIT: 13 Stations, 10 Reps

Incline Bench Alternate Arms

Alternate DB Curls image3

One Arm Band Overhead Press

One Arm KB Swing

Alternate Arm Pushdown

Swiss Ball crunches Alternate Arm w/ball overhead

Bridge Reachbacks feet on small kegimage4

Jump Squat to chair push ups

One arm upright rows

Football drill hop over stuff

Alternate skateboard rollouts

Sit Up Reachbacksimage9

Inverted Row, side to side

SECOND CIRCUIT: Same Circuit at 12 Reps Each

So it’s getting a bit more difficult.

Heck a lot more difficult.

Amazing what just a couple of reps will do!image7

THIRD THING: SHOULDER BURNS

Why is this called “Shoulder Burns”?

Because your shoulders will burn like HELL!

Shoulder Burns. 31 Movements.

30 sec each movement. Max Reps.image14

  1. Military Press
  2. Small circles forward
  3. Small circles backward
  4. Shoulder in ABD, flex/ext elbow
  5. Shoulder in ABD, flex/ext elbow, then forward
  6. Pinches up
  7. Shoulder Abduction Top 1/3image15
  8. Wrist Circles Forward
  9. Wrist Circles Backward
  10. Pinches down
  11. Arm Circles In Front Medial
  12. Arm Circles In Front External
  13. Pinches front
  14. Shoulder Abduction Bottom 1/3image16
  15. Wrist curls up
  16. Shoulder Abduction Middle
  17. Wrist curls down
  18. Shoulder Abduction Full
  19. Wrist curls front
  20. External/Internal rotation stop sign
  21. Bent elbows frontimage18
  22. Bent elbows overhead
  23. Chicken Wing
  24. Straight arm front palms down Swinging sideways
  25. Straight arm front palms up Swinging sideways
  26. Straight arm front palms down, up and down, top 3rd
  27. Straight arm front palms up, up and down, top 3rd
  28. Push awaysimage19
  29. Shoulder “Ys” top
  30. Shoulder “Ts” top
  31. Clap overhead

Followed by 25 Ground up push ups. Which doesn’t feel so good after all the shoulder stuff!

FOURTH THING: Cobra Push Ups and Burpees!

Why? Because we had time!image20

10 cobra pushups – 1 Burpee

9 cobra pushups – 2 Burpees

8 cobra pushups – 3 Burpees

7 cobra pushups – 4 Burpees

6 cobra pushups – 5 Burpeesimage21

5 cobra pushups – 6 Burpees

4 cobra pushups – 7 Burpees

3 cobra pushups – 8 Burpees

2 cobra pushups – 9 Burpees

1 cobra pushup – 10 Burpeesimage22

FIFTH THING: Medicine Ball Ab/Core Stuff

Why again? Because there were still some minutes on the clock!!

10 Medicine Balls, 6-24 LBS

Seated Leg Raises, 10 reps each ball

Ball to Knees Crunches, 5 reps each ballimage23

Sit Up, Twists, 3 reps each ball

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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

 

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Image21Workout for 5-18-2016

T-Shirt: Puddys Auto Repair

Music: Stars on 45

Today was not fun.

All we did was burpees.

325 of them.Image7

Yep 325 burpees.

13 different variations.

4 Cycles of 13 Variations

10 Reps

7 RepsImage8

5 Reps

3 Reps

 

  1. Regular Burpees
  2. Burpees Roll Right/Left
  3. Burpees On Medicine BallImage9
  4. Burpees Shoot Feet Onto Chair
  5. Burpees With a Push Up
  6. Burpees To Full Squat and Jump
  7. Burpees Push Up on Medicine Ball
  8. Burpees Twist Jump
  9. Burpees Opposite Hand to Foot
  10. Burpees With Lunge HopsImage15
  11. Burpees With Rotation Push Ups
  12. Burpees With Ground Up Push Ups
  13. Burpees Step by Step Slow

 

And that my friends was quite enough!

 

Video!

Image32Workout for 5-16-2016

T-Shirt: Spiderman

Music: Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

Called this a Spidey Circuit just cause of my shirt!

Not too creative but some days are just like that!

This one throws in some body weight stuff along with some weights.Image1

And we change up the reps for blocks of time in todays workout.

First Round:

16 Stations

10 Reps Each Station

  1. Lying Triceps EZ ExtensionsImage2
  2. BB Curls
  3. Triceps DB Extensions
  4. DB Curls
  5. Plate Upright Rows
  6. Band Overhead Triceps Extensions
  7. Tube Curls
  8. Bench DipsImage3
  9. Squat Bar Curls
  10. Push Ups, Feet on Chair
  11. Jump Up/Jump Out
  12. Hammer Curls
  13. Sit Ups Tossing Medicine Ball In Air
  14. Incline Leg Raises
  15. Roman Chair w/Medicine BallImage13
  16. Inchworms

Second Round:

Same Stations as Round One.

This time we are doing maximum reps in 30 seconds for each station.

Wasn’t too much fun!Image22

Third Round:

Same Stations as Round One.

Again we are doing maximum reps in 30 seconds for each station.

And this time we will do 5 Burpees after each station.

Fourth Round:Image7

Still have some time left!

Gonna do exactly the same as the first round: 10 reps on everything.

Guess we could look at this as a “cool down”.

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Image30Workout for 5-14-2016

T-Shirt: Trust Me A Jedi I Am

Music: Metallica

Another workout than could be done at  your house.

Just need a band around your ankles/lower legs.

We use Gold TheraBand.Image1

This color is the stiffest the company makes.

Lots of lower body work on this one!

First Round:

Stiff Leg Forward Walk

Stiff Leg Backward WalkImage4

Stiff Leg Sideways Walk

Forward Lunge

Backward Lunge

Athletic Position Sideways Walk

Athletic Position Forward WalkImage5

Athletic Position Backward Walk

Sideways Hops

Forward Hops

Backward Hops

Jump Up/Jump OutImage8

Second Round:

Inchworms

Push Ups Walk Sideways

Inchworms Backward

Push Up, RollImage14

Third Round:

Crab Walk Forward

Crab Walk Backward

Crab Walk Sideways

Fourth Round:Image18

Push Up Postion Side Hops

Inchworm Mountain Climber

Inchworm Frog Hop

Inchworm Frog Hop, Jump Up

Inchworm Forward, Jump 180, Inchworm Backward Jump 180Image20

Fifth Round:

Stiff Leg Sideways Walk with 180 Twist

Athletic Position Sideways Walk with 180 Twist

Athletic Position Sideways Walk with 180 Hop

Push Up Position Sideways Walk, Band Around WristsImage23

Push Up, Sideways Walk, Band Around Wrists

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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

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