Pretty good physical training last few days.
Sunday, went to the Y and did the 15-8-4 progression De Vany recommends, focusing on side press with dumb bells, and then going to legs. Did the progression for deadlifts, but my forearms were pretty smoked, so I went a little heavier on the leg press sled (the full stack). Then the leg curl and extension machines.
Monday was nice. Slid on down after work to work out with Walt and Nancy at the gym in their apartment complex. Got some good sweat going. Mostly dumb bell and body weight stuff. Then over to the OG (Olive Garden 🙂 ) where we shared some appetizers (including calamari–woo hoo!). I ended up with a chicken cesear salad I couldn’t even finish.
Tonight, I hit it pretty hard with the Seal Training “Ultimate Aerobic Workout”. I’ve had the whole set for years, but it’s the aerobic workout one that I remember best. Funny thing is, in the video (and I’m waiting for the DVD to finally come out, if it ever does) Scott says that this is the training of the future. Sure enough, he’s being proved right. The workout is relatively simple, but what it amounts to is a Tabata-type protocol that mixes highly intense bodyweight exercises with somewhat lighter recovery periods. And now, you see that principle being used all over the place.
Good stuff. Was able to even work a couple units of kettlebell work in there at the end of each bodyweight cycle.
After that, I went in search of some shorts, ‘coz my Ex Officio Amphibian shorts are finally starting to shred. I found some at Sports Authority, then made my way over to the Carrabbas. Felt like having a soup and salad like last night’s fare.
Ordered the calamari appetizer, the small salad, and cup o’ soup (sausage and lentil, I think). I didn’t even get through all of the calamari before I was calling for a box to take the stuff home. The waiter guy brought the salad, and I just had it boxed up. He didn’t even order the soup.
It was a pretty big order of calamari, but I just wonder if working out blunted my hunger somewhat. I figured I’d be pretty hungry by the time food rolled around. I had lunch, but not much after that, and I didn’t eat dinner ’til like, close to 2100. Plus, I didn’t have much last evening, either.
Whatever. If that’s all I can handle, I’ll just go with it, and if I need more, I’ll eat. And there you have it. I do loves me some squid…