My Gym Workout – Dec. 6th

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What’s up Fitfam!

So happy all of you could join me for another workout post. I made today a full body workout, due to the fact I had not had a written plan down beforehand, so I winged it and did what I could. I expected to do more exercises, but caught up in a daydream at the gym. lol.

 

Warm up:

 
  • Treadmill: 12 minutes, 3.6 speed, no incline

Workout Session:

  • Dual pulley row (wide-grip): 4 x 15, 42.5 lb
  • Dual pulley row (narrow-grip): 4 x 15, 42.5 lb
  • Barbell back squat (on the smith machine) because my gym does not have a free weight barbell: 6 x 5, 105 lb – I did deep squats
  • Barbell bentover row (on the smith machine): 4 x 10, 65 lb
  • Vertical crunches: 4 x 12
  • planks: 3 x 1:00 each 

The planks really did me in today, not sure why, maybe because it has been a week since I have did them and I am shocked that burned as much as they did today, considering I have had 45 lb on my back while doing a plank for 1:00 and that wasn’t horrible. I also think they burned today because of the fact I was just finishing up my vertical crunches before starting planks, maybe my abs weren’t ready for the plank session. lol. Today wasn’t too terrible, no complaints. I did more sets on my back squat because I wanted to do a redo on my foot position and I did low reps today because I was working on my strength vs hypertrophy, considering this is almost my 1RM max right now – sadly. 

 

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18 thoughts on “My Gym Workout – Dec. 6th

    1. Really? it drives my anxiety insane! honestly, I used to wing it all the time. Then a fellow gym goer had me going on this “write your workouts beforehand” and so it started doing it and enjoyed it and then there came a day I had to reform back to winging it because I forgot to plan ahead and I felt lost! ahah – shame on me, I know. I guess since not having to do it as often, It worked me up.
      It does test knowledge though, it really makes you think and invest your time wisely.

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      1. how funny I use to always have a plan now I just deiced what I am going to train before I get to the gym then just go for it when I get there. I made a plan recently but just haven’t stuck to that so I have just been making a note of what I did in my last session so I can keep track.

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      2. Oh really? Opposites! lol. that is funny! I decide the night before what exercises I am going to do then for the next morning 🙂 Why haven’t you stuck to your recent plan? I always write my workouts down on paper now, I post them on Instagram too.. for me and others

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  1. When I do workout (and we know that doesn’t happen too often) I usually have an idea but if I’m not feeling it, then I’ll swap it up. I think sometimes you have to listen to your body and sometimes you just have to tell your brain to suck it up buttercup.

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    1. Like do you write down your ideas or just mentally prepare them? Do you like not knowing and winging it, or do you prefer a plan? do your workouts change all the time or every so often? I have had that same thing, where I am not feeling an exercise, so I have swapped it up. Doesn’t happen often but when it does, it just happens.

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      1. Two reasons I don’t like repeating: do the same thing every time and it gets even more boring. Second if I use the same muscles all the time I find that it creates an imbalance. I noticed a different when I added a weight program designed for riders that I was more balanced in and out of the saddle and less aches and pains.

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      2. Hmm, those are good reasons, I never realized it creates an imbalance.. something good to know. I don’t repeat workouts on purpose, but I have noticed some people do have the same routine each day.. for the same amount of time.. and I have heard you get results faster, but I haven’t researched whether that is true or not.

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      3. The program is organized into three sections of two weeks: one week focusses on strength, another on flexibility, and another on endurance. At the end you can start again and increase weights or reps. I liked the variety.

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