Can’t skip leg day, especially as you get older. In my younger days I could hike, run or ride my bike and keep my legs in decent shape, at 58 yrs, not so much.
Body Weight Squats Three Sets of ten Straight Leg Dead-liftThree Sets of ten at thirty lbs Calf RaisesThree Sets of ten at thirty lbs
I rest 30 seconds between sets and about two minutes between exercises.
Stretching and Calisthenics Routine
Ab Wheel Five sets of Three Standing Bicycle Crunch Three sets of eight. Horse Stance Cross Punch Three sets of eight. Oblique Knee Raise Three sets of eight. Front Kick Three sets of eight. Leaning Knee Raise Three sets of eight. Round House Kick Three sets of eight. Front Kick Three sets of eight. Back Kick Three sets of eight.
I planned on running a mile and a half yesterday, went two miles instead.
That’s more like it, about forty-five minutes. It won’t get me in great shape but it will get me started. It looks like I’m going to have to dig through my storage and get my Crossbow out. The resistance bars are getting a bit worn and may not give the full weight designated. Resistance Training Push-ups Three Sets of ten Shoulder Presses Three Sets of ten at fourteen lbs Back rows Three Sets of ten at thirty …Continue reading →
I ran a mile yesterday, or to be more accurate I ran two half-miles with a tenth of a mile walk in between. I was going to do more but I decided to ease into it slowly. Good thing, too, my thighs aren’t killing me but they are reminding me I’m no Spring chicken. No running today, every other day for a week or two, then I’ll see about adding a day or two. Resistance …Continue reading →
Getting back in shape and staying in shape is trying enough during normal times, with the covid-19 pandemic closing down all gyms and spas for the foreseeable future it’s going to be a bit harder. Stores are starting to run out of home exercise equipment, I dug out what free weights I have left and put together this conditioning workout. I’m going to change it a little more, it’s a work in progress. If you …Continue reading →
Well it rained today so I didn’t get any running in, it’s supposed to be clear tomorrow morning so i should be able to get a mile in. I did my three sets laid out below with about two minutes rest in between sets but I think I’m going back to a more traditional system. One set is great for a quicky when you’re short on time but two or more sets seem counter-productive. Ten …Continue reading →