Alright, things are finally starting to fall together. I was definitely pushing too hard, too soon.
Working out less seems to be counterproductive but when you consider any strength or muscle gains you get come after your workout, on your rest day.
Next leg day, Friday, I’ll be adding five pounds to each exercise. It’s almost time to do cardio every day, just as soon as my legs can take it.
Seated Leg Extension One Set of 10 at 50 lbs, One Set of Eight at 60 lbs, One Set of Six at 70 lbs, One Set of Twelve at 60 lbs Seated Leg Curl One Set of 10 at 50 lbs, One Set of Eight at 60 lbs, One Set of Six at 70 lbs, One Set of Twelve at 60 lbs Seated Calf Press One Set of 10 at 50 lbs, One Set of Eight at 60 lbs, One Set of Six at 70 lbs, One Set of Twelve at 60 lbs Leg Press One Set of 10 at 50 lbs, One Set of Eight at 60 lbs, One Set of Six at 70 lbs, One Set of Twelve at 60 lbs
Getting stronger and my stamina is starting to increase, finally. I’m almost where I need to be with my stretching and calisthenics, a little less with the ab wheel but I’m getting there. I’ve gone from about 20 minutes on the treadmill, for just about a mile travelled, to walking the dog between two and three miles a day. I thought it was time to start riding my bike, I was both right and wrong. …Continue reading →
Another change today, I began alternating my primary and secondary moves for a more balanced workout. My weight is starting to drop, some ten pounds in the last month and a half. Upper Body Workout Chest Flies One Set of 10 at 60 lbs, One Set of Eight at 70 lbs, One Set of Six at 80 lbs, One Set of Twelve at 70 lbs Chest Press One Set of Twelve at 70 lbs Rear Deltoid Fly …Continue reading →
Walked 2.4 miles today, with the dog, of course. Now that I realised I was pushing too hard earlier this year it’s time to kick it up a bit. Think it’s time break out my new mountain bike, well new as far as using it goes, I’ve had it for about a year. Stretching and Calisthenics Routine Ab Wheel Four sets of Three Standing Bicycle Crunch Three sets of Eight. Horse Stance Cross Punch Three sets …Continue reading →
Hit the gym on the way home from work, as planned. Added five pounds to all my moves. Improvements are starting to come, it’s a shame I spent the first two months trying too hard and not getting the results. While I was doing too much before I may not be doing enough now, finding the right balance is trickier than when I was younger. Once I work back up to five sets of eight …Continue reading →