Tuesday, 22 March 2011

How typical?

I had today set out in my head just fine.

7:00am wake up, bath ect.
Breakfast - A plain omelette made with fresh eggs (We own chickens so they dont come any fresher)
                  2 bananas & a 250ml glass of water mixed with 1 serving of creatine powder.

A 2 mile power walk to my gym for 10am followed with todays workout:

Warm up -5 minutes extensive stretching followed by a 2 mile treadmill run with varying speeds and incline & a mile cycle on a recumbent bike also varying in resistance and inclines.

Main session (machines) - 4 sets - 10 reps: Chest Press, Shoulder Press, Lateral Pulldown, Verticle Traction.
                       4 sets - 10 reps: Standing two handed row, standing tricep extensions, standing dual hand pulls.
                       2 sets - 15 reps: Assisted pull ups, assisted tricep dips, assisted wide shoulder pull ups.

Sub session (free weights) - 4 sets - 10 reps: Bench press (with smith machine), dead lifts, bicep curls, barbell curls.

ALL above sets have a 15 second rest period between them along with a 2 minute rest period between each machine.

Burnout session (boxing) - 5 minutes (split into 2,2,1) of various punch combinations against a boxing bag. The first 2 minutes consist of power 2hit punches. The second 2 of speedy combinations and the final minute is just an all out attack on the bag.

Whilst working out I consume roughly 3-4 liters of water, ALWAYS stay sufficiently hydrated to ensure maximum concentration.

After a quick shower... lunch! 4 chicken steaks (im not entirely sure on individual weight) a 250g serving of salad consisting of; sliced cucumber, tomato's, lettuce, sweetcorn & onions along with another 250ml glass of water with 1 serving of creatine powder.

An afternoon of doing simply whatever and a pretty large dinner:

750g portion of tuna & pasta bake along with a 250g serving of salad (the same as lunch).


HOWEVER. Today I was hit with a stomach bug, so I spent the day doing laundry, sleeping & texting my girlfriend. So everything planned today is happening tomorrow instead.

During the evenings I'll do 5 sets of 20 push ups & sit ups. Finally settling down to watch the Sabres games as they take on Montreal.

28 comments:

  1. Huh, funny how one little thing can mess up even the most intricate of plans.

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  2. Wow man that sucks. I got some sort of stomach bug a couple of weeks ago and it took me down for 10 days.

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  3. ahahah thats a funny post

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  4. that is... a lot of workouts. 500 pounds muscle mass??

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  5. Holy shit
    This inspired me to start working out
    But I know I'm gonna stop the next day

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  6. oh man, i read the whole post and then the last paragraph made it all useless :p

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  7. very interesting take, keep it up.

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  8. I know what it's like getting sick then pushing everything back to the next day. It's dreadful, but you feel relaxed the next day.

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  9. Great post! Keep up the good blogging it will eventually pay off!

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  10. Nice blog, followed 4 sure =)

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  11. Oh wow, I wish I could do what you do.

    You're going to outlive me. XD

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  12. Ima do Deadlift, Benchpress, Squat and Dips today ;)

    WIsh me luck!

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  13. Wait a second... You own chickens??? Cool! Check out my blog at: alphabetalife.blogspot.com

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  14. Sounds like you're really hitting it hard!

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  15. you train hard, impressive

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  16. I roof for a living. Nice workout tho. Hope it works for you. post pics =op

    F&S

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  17. oh seemed like a nice day. cool.

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