Phase Two: Week 2, Day Eight| Six Weeks to Shreds

So I have been behind in posting my workouts on my websites, so I apologize for that. i have remembered to post them on #Instagram but when it comes to the blog, sometimes i take off and forget that I have other things on the agenda to write about, so with that being said, i will be posting 3 days worth of workouts including today’s. 

 

Warm up:

 
  • 2-3 minute step up with knee raise

Workout:

  • Barbell bench press (medium grip): 4 x 6-8. 75 lb. (1 minute step ups between each set)
  • Incline DB press: 3 x 6-8. 60 lb. (1 minute DB clean – 20 lb between each set)
  • Decline smith press: 3 x 6-8. 100 lb. (1 minute running in place between each set)
  • Dips: 4 x 6-8. ( 1 minute kettlebell swings- 12 lb. between each set)
  • Barbell bench press (close grip): 4 x 6-8. 65 lb. (1 minute smith power clean- 75 lb between each set)
  • Cable crunch: 3 x 7-8. 100 lb. (1 minute quick step ups between each set)
  • Smith machine hip thrust: 3 x 7-8. 95 lb, 145 lb, and 165 lb. ( 1 minute bench step ups between each set)

The main focus for the workout was to focus on lifting heavier weights. I use low weights when doing the cardio acceleration between each set of exercise. I hit a PR in the Incline DB press, I went up by 10 lb. I also PR’d in the cable crunch by going up another 40 lb. So those were good things that happened. Keep in mind that the intensity of the cardio will increase (I won’t always mention it, but sometimes I do 2 minutes or do more steps , or increase the speed of the cardio I am doing in order to challenge myself)

 

What are you lifting during your cable crunches?

What is your DB incline press? 

 

leave the answers in the comment section. Follow, like, share, and comment. 

 

Fitness WonderWoman,

Shay-lon xo

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Hello! College graduate in exercise science and ACSM Certified Personal Trainer. My blog has all kinds of fun topics, something for everyone who is anyone that involves themselves with fitness. I like to think of fitness as a confidence booster, something to make us feel good and look good & pushes us to do things that make us feel more productive, unstoppable and stronger mentally and physically. My blog focuses on building people, and helping people see their true potential, while also sharing my journey with workouts, competing with powerlifting, and sharing how to's on workouts, so you step inside the gym with more knowledge. I don't know everything but I am on a voyage to build my character, my strength and work on my weaknesses --- with awesome people in my corner who support me and my goals. I plan on being your cheerleader, friend, coach and trainer all-in-one and most of all, I want to be your listener, the person who can listen and gain more knowledge about you and learn what makes fitness important to you; what's your why! (Your why will carry you to the finish line). It's important to have purpose for something, because you will need that purpose when you start to give up on yourself or want to quit. "Don't let the fire that guides you, dim" - Shay-lon Besides the fitness stuff, I reside in Ohio, love dogs and love pizza. Typical 26 year old trying to build an empire that brings out the best in others and makes me the best person I can be in all aspects in my life. Before I die, I want a reason to live, and I was given that reason each day I am able to wake up --- I have learned to not take life for granted and to explore as much as possible because to live with zero regrets would be fantastic! "I've conquered many things, but I still have much to learn about life, because nobody can know everything. & every battle is different" - Shay-lon

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