A new workout

My workout beat me up today.  I have doubts that I can even remember what I did or what the names of the new exercise is.  I was truly whipped by the end of this workout. The warmup was fairly typical for these new routines.  I do a 500 meter row, and then practice my…

Thursdays workout.

lots of new stuff last Thursday.  It was refreshing. I thought the warmup was going to be the normal routine.  I walk about 5 minutes on the tread mill, then row 500 meters. Not that day. The new warmup kicked my ass.  I did the normal 500 meter row, but then instead of stretching we jumped…

Dropping barbells.

It sucks. I was going for a one rep max on my back squat and on my last rep, I lost my balance coming out of the squat.  It was kind of scary actually, I rolled forward into this portable weight bar, which didn’t stop my momentum and the barbell, the weight bar, and yours…

Learned some new exercises today.

today I had a lot of new exercises in the routine along with a later than normal time.  Normally I workout in the mornings, but today I had  workout at noon which is a nice change of pace. This was the first workout since last week.  I have been down with a cold and didn’t…

the new routine…

and so begins a new routine at the gym. After starting to train at a new gym, I have to say that I really like it.  It’s the small atmosphere that you get in this studio over the hustle and busy nature of the franchise gyms.  It’s a much easier way to work out,  I…

the last workout

at the old gym… I had a good workout yesterday at the gym.  I kind of got a late start, I thought I was going to meet my trainer at the stairs, that’s what we typically do on a saturday.  It was a gorgeous day at the beach and it was a little crowded, which…

I love cross-fit training.

It’s official. I really like this style of working out.  It’s not about raw strength, but the combination of strength and conditioning to build and maintain your core strength.  I have been working out in the gym since 2003 where I primarily focused on the classical strength training routines. The strength training exercises worked well…