Day 52/70

Jorahearned 307 points for:

  • Mountain Climbers:
    • 30 reps (+11 pts)
    • 20 reps (+7 pts)
    • 14 reps (+5 pts)
    • Nasty rain and cold today. No way I’m going outside in workout clothes. Doing these as the ‘pre fatigue’ portion of the workout (idea found in ‘Corps Strength’ book)
  • Body Weight Lunge:
    • 20 reps (+25 pts)
    • 16 reps (+20 pts)
    • 12 reps (+15 pts)
    • 8 reps (+10 pts)
    • 4 reps (+5 pts)
    • 1 reps (+5 pts)
    • 2 reps (+5 pts)
    • 3 reps (+5 pts)
    • 4 reps (+5 pts)
    • 5 reps (+6 pts)
    • 4 reps (+5 pts)
    • 3 reps (+5 pts)
    • 2 reps (+5 pts)
    • 1 reps (+5 pts)
    • YAYOG W8/D2, Ladders. 1st ladder was back lunges w/3 sec hold at bottom, 2nd ladder was side lunges. ( NOTE: doing some abbreviated ladders today, running out of time)
  • Box Jumps:
    • 10 jumps || 22 in (+25 pts)
    • 10 jumps || 14 in (+15 pts)
    • 10 jumps || 7 in (+6 pts)
    • Supposed to be doing toyotas, but there is NO way I’m doing Toyotas outside in this rain. I’m adding a 3-sec hold during the squat to mimic the Toyota workout as closely as I can. ( NOTE: adding the squat hold made these very hard)
  • One-Leg Romanian Deadlift:
    • 2 reps (+2 pts)
    • 4 reps (+5 pts)
    • 6 reps (+9 pts)
    • 8 reps (+14 pts)
    • 10 reps (+18 pts)
    • 8 reps (+14 pts)
    • YAYOG 1-leg RDLs, 1 pillow
  • Rocking Standing Calf Raise:
    • 50 lb x 10 reps (+6 pts)
    • YAYOG 1-leg calf raise, 10 each side, 3-sec hold at top. Not part of today’s workout, just done to round out the legs workout.
  • Plank:
    • 141 sec (+49 pts)
    • plank-a-day …planking while heating up my oats!

Day 51/70

Jorah earned 478 points for:

  • Plank:
    • 142 sec (+49 pts)
    • 125 sec (+43 pts)
    • Gaaah! My plank times seem to be dropping!
  • Running:
    • 0:39:11 || 5.5 km (+301 pts)
    • Trying to confirm that I have reached my ‘5.5 km in under 39 minutes’ goal… missed by a tiny bit today.
  • Incline Push-Up:
    • 10 reps (+3 pts)
    • 8 reps (+2 pts)
    • 4 reps (+1 pts)
    • 4 reps (+1 pts)
    • 4 reps (+1 pts)
    • 4 reps (+1 pts)
    • 4 reps (+1 pts)
    • 4 reps (+1 pts)
    • YAYOG W8/D1 Tabatas. 8 rounds of each exercise, 20 seconds each w/10 second rest.
  • Bench Dip (Seated Dip):
    • 3 reps (+3 pts)
    • 3 reps (+3 pts)
    • 3 reps (+3 pts)
    • 3 reps (+3 pts)
    • 3 reps (+3 pts)
    • 3 reps (+3 pts)
    • 3 reps (+3 pts)
    • 3 reps (+3 pts)
    • YAYOG W8/D1 Tabatas. 8 rounds of each exercise, 20 seconds each w/10 second rest.
  • Body Weight Close Squat:
    • 7 reps (+5 pts)
    • 7 reps (+5 pts)
    • 7 reps (+5 pts)
    • 7 reps (+5 pts)
    • 7 reps (+5 pts)
    • 7 reps (+5 pts)
    • 7 reps (+5 pts)
    • 7 reps (+5 pts)
    • Anyone know why this excellent exercise only shows up under the “body weight” search and not under “squat” ?? – YAYOG W8/D1 Tabatas. 8 rounds of each exercise, 20 seconds each w/10 second rest.
  • Other Bodyweight:
    • 25 reps (+10 pts)
    • Rescued a cat from a storm drain. Difficulty: car parked over drain grate. Much elbow grease and Yankee ingenuity (plus steel bars, rope, and leverage) went into this rescue.

Day 49/70

Jorah earned 352 points for:

  • Running:
    • 0:11:30 || 1 mi (+68 pts)
    • 0:11:34 || 1 mi (+68 pts)
    • Running as a warm-up for the workout. I may do another full 5.5 K later today.
  • Body Weight Inverted Row (Let Me Ups):
    • 6 reps (+9 pts)
    • 6 reps (+9 pts)
    • 6 reps (+9 pts)
    • 6 reps (+9 pts)
    • 6 reps (+9 pts)
    • 6 reps (+9 pts)
    • YAYOG W7/D5, Stappers. Let Me Ups with knees bent.
  • Body Weight Lunge:
    • 12 reps (+15 pts)
    • 12 reps (+15 pts)
    • 12 reps (+15 pts)
    • 12 reps (+15 pts)
    • 12 reps (+15 pts)
    • 12 reps (+15 pts)
    • YAYOG alternating side lunges
  • Push-Up:
    • 8 reps (+12 pts)
    • 8 reps (+12 pts)
    • 8 reps (+12 pts)
    • 8 reps (+12 pts)
    • 8 reps (+12 pts)
    • 8 reps (+12 pts)
    • YAYOG 20-minute stappers. Do as many repetitions of the prescribed reps (cycling thru all three exercises) as possible. This was my first attempt, so I didn’t feel bad about going 2 minutes over. Gives me a solid baseline.