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Old 12-13-2018, 03:38 AM   #851
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Re: Its me and it's her (the wife)

Thursday morning and really tired. I thought i was tired until i saw the wife ha ha ha

Plan - i had one and then we did the warm up. I threw the plan out after the warm up and we did something else. Rather than complete the plan we are saving it for tomorrow and today was nice and easy.



Warm up

1km row
reststance band on upper body
after that new plan

20min i would say



So what we did do?
Dumbell bench press

Wife:
8x10kg x2
8x12kg x2
6x14kg x2
4x16kg x2
2x18kgs/40lbs new PR With DB's
11x14kgs

Myself:
8x10kg x2
8x12kg
8x18kg
8x22kg x2
8x26kg x2
6x30kg x2
10x30kg/66lbs

Between our sets of DB bench press
back extentions
10x8reps

Nothing special but nice to focus on something else. Wife was really pleased with her weight on the DB..



To finish it all off - Superman
holding PVC pipe close and wide grip

10 x 15 seconds on/ 10 off

this sucked from the start but felt quite good by the end




Cool down
chat and stretch for 20min
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Old 12-14-2018, 01:01 AM   #852
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Yesterday evening both the wife and I were tired. I asked the wife how she was doing and if she would like to rest tomorrow. So it was an easy decision take an extra rest day and make the most of it. Its smart to let the body and brain rest.

So thats what we did.... back Monday
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Old 12-14-2018, 10:12 AM   #853
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Enjoy the weekend you 2!
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Old 12-17-2018, 12:36 AM   #854
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We got to the gym at 06.05 this morning (5min late) but this did not make any difference as whoever was going to open was late at this time maybe 6 or 7 people waiting.

20min later 25 people waiting.... people are pi"#%

40min later and the mob has grown and things are not good.

50min later the wife an i give up, now only 10 people waiting.

Whoever should have opened the gym today is going to get so much **** tomorrow, this is not good. This is what they get if the gym cuts costs by having only 1 person open up.

So today became a non wanted rest day.
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Tuesday and both of us feeling really good, mind you we had an extra rest day yesterday. 2 hours late they opened the gym.... what a joke!

Plan - yesterday = today = Grip


Warm up
1k row
pipe work
start to warm up with what was to come

25min in total.



Grip

3min AMRAP
3 Power snatch 20/40kgs (44/88lbs)
5 T2B/K2C
200/150 Row

Wife - 2rnd + 2
Myself - 2rnds

Wife got ahead on the power snatches TnGo, i went singles and almost caught her at the end, came up short. Plus we had a lot to do afterwards.


Rest 3min


4min AMRAP
3 Power snatch 20/40kgs
5 T2B/K2C
3 Deadlift 20/40kgs
200/150 Row

Wife - 2rnd + 71
Myself - 2rnds + 69

We were head to head the whole time but she hit the final row a few seconds before me and i was 2 meters short of her on the final rower.


Rest 3min


5min AMRAP
3 Power snatch 20/40kgs
5 T2B/K2C
3 Deadlift 20/40kgs
5 Pull ups
200/150 Row

Wife - 2rnd + 92
Myself - 2rnds + 89

almost had her this time, still came up short by 3m at the end.


Rest 3min


6min AMRAP
3 Power snatch 20/40kgs
5 T2B/K2C
3 Deadlift 20/40kgs
5 pull ups
3 Clean & Jerk 20/40kgs
200/150 Row

Wife - 2rnd + 116
Myself - 2rnds + 79

Just could not catch her at the end, i took a couple of seconds rest before my second round of pull ups and that was the time i needed at th eend to beat her on the row. learn by those mistakes, can't give the wife anything these Days

This was all grip but also pacing because it is easy to blow out and then the rest of the workouts will be bad.

We actually thought we may have completed 3 rounds as we started to 1min to each WOD but we couldn't, but it was still a lot of fun, we really enjoyed it.


Cool down
Clean up and stretch for 20min
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Wednesday - keeping to the plan - conditioning, low impact. Both of us are feeling really good not big problems.

Plan - row - run - ski

Warm up
Jog for 5 or 6min just to get the legs going. This is also good because we find out if our running shoes need to be adjusted or not.

resistance band - shoulders and back

20min or so.



Plan

Row - for time - (wife 75% of my load)
Wife - 150 cal = 12.19 (2636m)
Myself - 200 cal = 11.37 (2930m)

Results from last week
Wife - 12.47
Myself - 12.03

Rowers set to 129 and 135 drag, after that we more or less paced off each other the whole time. Felt good and we both improved on last week.



Rest 7min



Run - for time - treadmill
Wife - 3km - 19.11
Myself - 3.5km - 18.49

The past couple of weeks the wife has been close to running 3km in 20min so today that was her goal and nothing else. I could only run as long as it took the wife to run 3km but my goal was 3.5km. So i would either reach my goal or run as far as i could. The wife was running well and smashed her goal, i was unsure if i could beat her but the last half of the run i had a plan to speed up and it worked.



Rest 10 min



Ski-erg - for time (wife 75% of my load)
Wife - 100 cal - 11.38
Myself - 130 cal - 9.51

The goal for today was to try and complete this in 10min, ski is harder on the wife and it showed today but she kept a nice even pace the whole time. She was still pleased with her result, she never gave up and she was in the zone the whole time.
I was unsure if i could hit my goal keeping an average of 13cal/min and after 5min i was about 10 seconds off. I started to concentrate a little more from there and with 2min left i was very close so i started to pull a little harder and beat my goal by 9 seconds so i made up 19 seconds withiing the final 65 cals. very pleased with that.



Cool down
sweat and sweat
light general stretch for 15min i would say.
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