Sunday, April 17, 2011


WARM UP: Bicycle

15 minutes on a recumbent stationary bicycle; 10 cycles of 30 seconds high resistance 60 seconds low resistance. Set an rpm goal that is difficult to maintain.


Comprehensive light stretching, then focus on deep hip external rotators, glutes and IT band (tensor fasciae femoris) with butterfly stretches, feet farther in front butterfly stretches, lying glute stretches, lying piriformis stretches, and lying hip stretches.

RESISTANCE: Factorial Basics

10! (10, 9, 8... ...3, 2, 1)

push-ups, V-ups, squat jumps, arch body rocks

CARDIO: Treadmill Tabata

Set the Treadmill to a challenging pace (at least 6 mph if you haven't been running, closer to 9 if you have been running at a high level, 10 or faster for super-elite runners). For 5 minutes alternate 20 seconds running, 10 seconds resting on the edges


Walk half of a mile.


Comprehensive light stretching, then focus on shoulders, arms, chest and back. Be sure to include: infraspinatus stretch, teres minor stretch, bent over lat stretch, wall lat stretch, overhead triceps stretch, seated biceps stretch, doorway or floor deltoid stretch, side deltoid stretch, straight arm chest stretch, and doorway or floor modified chest stretch.

Next week will be a little less intense than this week was. Look forward to less intensity, and more volume. Drink lots of water, eat well, and have fun! Love you.

Get fit.
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