Enduring Endurance!

“If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” - Bruce Lee W11D5 - Kettlebell Friday 7am - Trail Run  Distance: 3.4Miles … Continue reading Enduring Endurance!

DisneyLand, California Adventure and LA County Fair Travel Workouts

W10D5 - Active Rest  Greasing the Groove Location: Disneyland - Done throughout the day, 1 set a time for max reps (not to extreme failure) - Whenever I felt like it or found a bar or similar equipment - Yes, that includes doing dips while waiting in line for a ride 😉 Dips Pullups Front … Continue reading DisneyLand, California Adventure and LA County Fair Travel Workouts

W6D4 – Aerobic + Power Endurance 

Hours of Sleep: 3 (3:00-7:00) Sleep quality: 6/10 HRV: 79 Notes: Tried sleeping at 00:00 but couldn't. After an hour of frustration, I went about reading, doing some OSM and SMR and coming up with more ideas for the blog. I could have continued staying like this but at 2:30, I thought maybe it's time … Continue reading W6D4 – Aerobic + Power Endurance 

Random Exercise Idea: Wall Hamstring Curls!

Woke up, looked at the wall and had a Eureka moment. Wall Hamstring Curls!!! 💪🏻Get as close to the wall as possible 💪🏻Prop Feet up 💪🏻Imagine using your heels to pull your butt towards your ankles 💪🏻Try single leg curls for extra challenge! Some people have an imbalance in strength between their Quadriceps(front of thigh) … Continue reading Random Exercise Idea: Wall Hamstring Curls!

W5D7 – Active Rest 

(Made some changes to the way I write training logs to include more data and better formatting for easier reference. Hope this is for the better!) Hours of sleep: 3.5 (23:00 ~ 02:30) HRV: 70 Reflection: For some reason I felt fully rested after waking up at 2:22 AM. I tried going back to sleep … Continue reading W5D7 – Active Rest 

W5D1 – Aerobic + Conditioning 

8am - Yoga 130pm - Swimming Long steady aerobic at 60-70% intensity 50 mins: 42 laps Alternate between freestyle and breaststroke Reflection: Although HIIT might seem more time efficient because you can increase your VO2 max while burning almost twice as much fat, there are some aspects of endurance you just can't hit with HIIT. … Continue reading W5D1 – Aerobic + Conditioning 

W4D7 – Active Rest

Today is rest day but that doesn't mean complete bed rest! In fact, in my experience, active recovery may be more beneficial. If we think in terms of blood and lymph flow, movement helps promote circulation and this is more crucial for our lymphatic system in clearing metabolic waste since it doesn't have a heart … Continue reading W4D7 – Active Rest