Day 46/70

Jorah earned 796 points for:

  • Plank:
    • 189 sec (+66 pts)
    • 120 sec (+42 pts)
    • Plank-a-day. As a side note, hoping to get to level 19 today.
  • Chin-Up:
    • 7 reps (+41 pts)
    • 7 reps (+41 pts)
    • 6 reps (+33 pts)
    • 6 reps (+33 pts)
    • 5 reps (+26 pts)
    • 6 reps (+33 pts)
    • 6 reps (+33 pts)
    • 5 reps (+26 pts)
    • 5 reps (+26 pts)
    • 6 reps (+33 pts)
    • Chin-ups even though this isn’t a “pull” day, as I’m competing in the pull-up/chin-up challenge in one of my groups. I’ll be adding to this count all day.
  • Body Weight One-Leg Squat:
    • 6 reps (+21 pts)
    • YAYOG W7/D2 alternating 1-leg squats. did these standing on a stool to keep my other leg out of the way. 1st part of a superset, these are done with slow neg, fast pos.
  • Jump Squat:
    • 12 reps (+9 pts)
    • 16 reps (+12 pts)
    • YAYOG toyotas, done with 6-sec hold at bottom. 2nd set done fast, no hold at bottom
  • Body Weight Lunge:
    • 6 reps (+7 pts)
    • 12 reps (+15 pts)
    • YAYOG side lunge w/6-sec hold at bottom, slow neg. fast pos. Second set is back lunges w/6-sec hold.
  • One-Leg Romanian Deadlift:
    • 11 reps (+20 pts)
    • Standing on 2 pillows to increase instability. Using the new counting method, where each “down” movement is a rep. 3-sec pause bottom. Let me admit that I did pause my workout to make coffee. We all have our priorities.
  • Box Jumps:
    • 15 jumps || 29 in (+58 pts)
    • 15 jumps || 22 in (+42 pts)
    • 15 jumps || 14 in (+24 pts)
    • 15 jumps || 7 in (+10 pts)
    • 6 jumps || 14 in (+8 pts)
    • 16 jumps || 22 in (+45 pts)
    • All 5 sets done as one long set, starting w 4th step and dropping one step per 15 jumps. 5th set was coming back up stairs, hopping 2 steps at a time. 6th set done to round out the day.
  • Body Weight Split Squat:
    • 6 reps (+5 pts)
    • 10 reps (+8 pts)
    • YAYOG splt-squat with back foot on armchair. 6-sec hold at bottom. 2nd set done to failure on right leg (left got to 12!) [ was nearly crying on the second set ]
  • Rocking Standing Calf Raise:
    • 50 lb x 10 reps (+6 pts)
    • 50 lb x 10 reps (+6 pts)
    • YAYOG 1-leg calf raise, 10 each side, 2 sets, 3-sec hold at top
  • Smith Machine Reverse Calf Raises:
    • 10 lb x 10 reps (+5 pts)
    • 10 lb x 10 reps (+5 pts)
    • YAYOG Little Piggies (reverse calf raise). 3-sec hold at top
  • Glute Kickback:
    • 5 lb x 12 reps (+5 pts)
    • 5 lb x 12 reps (+5 pts)
    • YAYOG mule kick. 10 per side, 6-sec hold at top.
  • Rear Leg Raises:
    • 6 reps (+5 pts)
    • YAYOG bam bams. first time trying these. Note: after I got thru my cancer surgery in ’96, my butt sort of vanished, distressing the ladies in my life. These should go a long way to bringing my glutes back!
  • Jump Rope:
    • 0:01:31 (+7 pts)
    • 0:00:52 (+5 pts)
  • Body Weight Close Squat:
    • 20 reps (+15 pts)
    • 20 reps (+15 pts)
    • Yay! I like these! Very easy for me, compared to regular BW squats. I’ll be adding these to my regular workout. BTW… are there now a WHOLE BUNCH more BW exercises today?

Weight: 186.5 (not much progress toward my 10 week goal [ sigh ] )

Author: Jorah Lavin

I grew up in New England, moved to the Carolinas in '98 to start working at what was then a large regional bank and is now a really big nationwide bank. I work doing intranet content management and intranet site management for said bank. After work, I watch movies & eat. I've been studying Aikido since 2014, and I ride an old Honda Shadow. Someday I want to go skydiving.