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  • gam3rguygam3rguy Member Posts: 3,766 Member Member Posts: 3,766 Member
    LEGS! DONE!
  • Beeps2011Beeps2011 Member Posts: 10,611 Member Member Posts: 10,611 Member
    Nicely done 3furballs and gam3rguy
  • alteredsteve175alteredsteve175 Member Posts: 2,410 Member Member Posts: 2,410 Member
    3furballs wrote: »
    Did my second kettlebell marathon doing long cycle. Managed to do 35 minutes at 12kg and then dropped to 8kg for the rest when I felt my hands ripping.

    Please elaborate on your kettlebell marathon cycle. I'm guessing that you are doing various kettlebell movements nonstop - is that correct? Thank you.
  • LilianaV22LilianaV22 Member Posts: 17 Member Member Posts: 17 Member
    How about 55 n up, where are my homies?
  • gam3rguygam3rguy Member Posts: 3,766 Member Member Posts: 3,766 Member
    I forgot to post Back & Bis done earlier.
  • nossmfnossmf Member Posts: 1,168 Member Member Posts: 1,168 Member
    nossmf wrote: »
    My 2021 resolutions. I have one each for body, heart and mind.

    Body: Workout 120 times in 2021 (only got 97 last year)
    Heart: Have 12 date nights with my wife (in addition to Valentine's, Anniversary and her birthday)
    Mind: Finish edits on second novel and submit to a publisher

    To date, my progress:

    Day: 76/365
    Body: 32/120
    Heart: 3/15
    Mind: 5% complete

    Over the weekend did two hours of shoveling heavy, wet snow, that's enough workout for anybody! lol

    Tonight I surprised my wife by taking her out on a Wednesday night, was very pleasant, less of a wait at the restaurant. (Though they did overcook my ribs...)
  • 3furballs3furballs Member Posts: 456 Member Member Posts: 456 Member
    3furballs wrote: »
    Did my second kettlebell marathon doing long cycle. Managed to do 35 minutes at 12kg and then dropped to 8kg for the rest when I felt my hands ripping.

    Please elaborate on your kettlebell marathon cycle. I'm guessing that you are doing various kettlebell movements nonstop - is that correct? Thank you.

    Thank you This! This marathon is non-stop long cycle, so swing to clean and jerk. I switched hands every 30 sec.
    edited March 20
  • gam3rguygam3rguy Member Posts: 3,766 Member Member Posts: 3,766 Member
    Well. Effed up my “streak”. Whomp, whomp...
    Time to go to the gym!
    edited March 22
  • gam3rguygam3rguy Member Posts: 3,766 Member Member Posts: 3,766 Member
    Chest, Shoulders and Triceps= DONE!
  • gam3rguygam3rguy Member Posts: 3,766 Member Member Posts: 3,766 Member
    It’s LEG DAY!!! Went up in weights by 1 Pikachu!!! 😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣7ebjb8569cuo.jpeg
  • Beeps2011Beeps2011 Member Posts: 10,611 Member Member Posts: 10,611 Member
    I hope to be outside for a walk, today.
  • alteredsteve175alteredsteve175 Member Posts: 2,410 Member Member Posts: 2,410 Member
    3furballs wrote: »
    3furballs wrote: »
    Did my second kettlebell marathon doing long cycle. Managed to do 35 minutes at 12kg and then dropped to 8kg for the rest when I felt my hands ripping.

    Please elaborate on your kettlebell marathon cycle. I'm guessing that you are doing various kettlebell movements nonstop - is that correct? Thank you.

    Thank you This! This marathon is non-stop long cycle, so swing to clean and jerk. I switched hands every 30 sec.

    That is a killer workout, @3furballs. 👍 I need to put this in my exercise rotation. I'm thinking I will start around 10 minutes and work up from there.
  • nossmfnossmf Member Posts: 1,168 Member Member Posts: 1,168 Member
    nossmf wrote: »
    My 2021 resolutions. I have one each for body, heart and mind.

    Body: Workout 120 times in 2021 (only got 97 last year)
    Heart: Have 12 date nights with my wife (in addition to Valentine's, Anniversary and her birthday)
    Mind: Finish edits on second novel and submit to a publisher

    To date, my progress:

    Day: 86/365
    Body: 36/120
    Heart: 3/15
    Mind: 5% complete

    In the past week, I hit the gym 4 times...

    Moderate (4x10) Squats
    Heavy (5x5) Chest & shoulder & tri's
    Moderate (4x10) Back & bi's
    Heavy (5x5) Deadlifts
  • Beeps2011Beeps2011 Member Posts: 10,611 Member Member Posts: 10,611 Member
    I am making no progress. Trying to hold on and not lose more muscle. Six weeks now without a weight workout. I did a fifteen minute squats-sh press-lunges circuit two days ago and amstill stiff and sore, lol. I have to push on.
  • gam3rguygam3rguy Member Posts: 3,766 Member Member Posts: 3,766 Member
    Chest, Shoulders and Triceps= DONE!
  • gam3rguygam3rguy Member Posts: 3,766 Member Member Posts: 3,766 Member
    LEGS! DONE!
  • Beeps2011Beeps2011 Member Posts: 10,611 Member Member Posts: 10,611 Member
    Long walk last evening. Probably yoga today.
  • nossmfnossmf Member Posts: 1,168 Member Member Posts: 1,168 Member
    nossmf wrote: »
    My 2021 resolutions. I have one each for body, heart and mind.

    Body: Workout 120 times in 2021 (only got 97 last year)
    Heart: Have 12 date nights with my wife (in addition to Valentine's, Anniversary and her birthday)
    Mind: Finish edits on second novel and submit to a publisher

    To date, my progress:

    Day: 91/365
    Body: 38/120
    Heart: 3/15
    Mind: 5% complete

    In the past week, I hit the gym twice...

    Moderate (3x10) Chest & shoulder & tri's
    Heavy (5x5) Back & bi's

  • 3furballs3furballs Member Posts: 456 Member Member Posts: 456 Member
    Well back into lockdown. No cardio kickboxing. Hitting the bag is a major stress reliever. No weights at my friends place and I was making progress. So weights with what I have at home, zoom cardio workouts and kettlebell workouts. Might try jogging again, really not a fan, but don't want to lose my conditioning!
  • Beeps2011Beeps2011 Member Posts: 10,611 Member Member Posts: 10,611 Member
    Toronto never really left lockdown...even hair salons (...nevermind gyms...) have been shuttered since November!

    I am glad the days are longer, and warmer, because I can get outside for walks. My hip is grumbling about LONG walks, tho, which is directly related to me not lifting weights for seven weeks....I am missing all my glute work and my hips are suffering.

    Hubby should have in-home gym constructed in a month or two and I’ll start lifting again. I am very,very sad about losing strength.
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