7/30/12 – Training

7/30/12 – Training

AM: Straight out of bed and went for a 20 min. easy bike ride.  PM: 30 shoulder to OH for time 205# 3:14 5/5/5/5/3/2/3/2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlXbn-wjpQU Wanted to keep the sets short and fast. Probably could have done 10 off the start but didn’t want to end up taking a long rest. Absolutely destroyed my collar bone reracking on rep 19 or so.  Oops. Rest 20 min 50 back squat for time 265# 7:18 5/5/5/5/3/3/3/3/3/3/3/3/6  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTfnNv_6EEM&feature=youtu.be  Felt pretty good. Tweaked my lower back on the very last rep. Feels like the joint between the sacrum and lumbar. Felt my lumbar go into a bit of hyper flexion coming out of the bottom. Not sure if that’s the proper wording but it’s my best attempt at explaining. Legs are a little wobbly but not too bad. Looking forward to...

7/28/12 – Training

Turns out there is an airdyne in the condo’s exercise room! So pumped! Airdyne: 30 sec @ 90% Aer 30 sec @ 60% x 30 sets Found an airdyne in the condo exercise room. Felt awesome! Quads took a little while to wake up. Efforts were between 1650-1750 cal/hr Closer to 1800 towards the end.  Breakfast as a spinach and feta omelet with a side of bacon and sliced tomatoes from an awesome diner called NY Style Bagel Deli. Went out to the beach for a while then came back to the condo pool. Did some breathing work and underwater lengths. Worked on fully exhaling and swimming as far as possible. Then tried it a few times with lungs full. Practiced some flip turns for a while too. Fun day! Heading back to Memphis first thing in the...

7/27/12 – Rest/Travel

Got to Daytona around 11 am. We were on the beach by 1 pm. Hung out for a little while. Threw the football around. Then I threw on the goggles and went for a swim. Probably 300m total. Pretty fun swimming against the Atlantic waves. Good practice. 

7/26/12 – Rest

Rest AM: Mobility Session Spent probably 60 minutes stretching & foam rolling. Quads are super sore today and hips are really tight. This felt good. This weeks edition of TechniqueWOD features Double Unders. ...

7/25/12 – Double Training

AM Swim 100m @90% Rest 2 min x8 Done at 6:00 am fasted. Felt great! All sets between 2:10-2:18 Getting much better at this. Feeling more relaxed each session. Worked on breathing from both sides as well. Getting the hang of it. I’m halfway through the book Total Immersion. Great read that gave me a better perspective on swimming. Can’t wait to finish it. http://www.totalimmersion.net/store/books PM Skill session 90 min Bike Ride – 30 min. Triple Under Practice – 10 min. – Got exactly ZERO today. Don’t know where they went. For 12 min. even minutes 2 rope climbs odd minutes hand stand walk 15m  Bar Muscleup Practice – 10 min. OHS Practice on the indo board – 10 min.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMJar6fJh68&feature=youtu.be Lever practice – 10...