Phase Two: Week 6|Day 41|Six Weeks To Shreds

Warm up:

 
  • 2-3 minute jump rope

Workout:

  • Wide grip lat pulldown: 3 x 21-30, 50 lb (1 minute jump rope)
  • Pulldown behind the neck: 3 x 21-30, 50 lb ( 1 minute side to side shuffle between each set)
  • Rope straight arm pull down: 3 x 21-30, 40 lb (1 minute skipping in place between sets)
  • DB shrugs: 4 x 21-30, 95 lb (1 minute smith machine clean- 75 lb between each set)
  • EZ bar cable curl: 3 x 21-30, 30 lb (1 minute DB lunge- 20 lb between each set)
  • Incline DB curl: 3 x 21-30, 30 lb (1 minute goblet squat -30 lb between each set)
  • Hammer curls: 3 x 21-30, 30 lb (1 minute kettlebell swing – 8kg between each set)
  • Seated DB palms down wrist curl: 3 x 21-30, 30 lb (1 minute squat jump between each set)

Review:

So this particular program I enjoyed because it allowed me to do cardio while also lifting without having to hop on a cardio machine. I also felt like the program was good about giving you options to choose from when it came to the cardio acceleration between sets – I will definitely be implementing the cardio acceleration in future workouts. I didn’t get totally shredded, if anyone of you have been keeping up with my Instagram, then you know I was already in good shape and so this helped to increase my endurance and pushed me to also drive myself without rest between sets. I didn’t follow the meal plan it had set for me, but I know that some people based on reviews said it helped them and they lost a good amount of weight doing the whole program- I might have lost 5 lb or so, but nothing huge but AGAIN I did not follow the meal plan it had set in stone. 

The only thing I did not particularly love about the program is some of the workouts were the same throughout the workout and while it didn’t bore me, it could bore others who like variations. I know my collaboration partner said she changed up the exercises to her liking after a while. The program can be found at – https://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/jim-stoppani-six-week-shortcut-to-shred.html

 

For half of this month, I am going to do some recreational lifts that focus on increasing my strength and muscle mass, and then work on some HIIT cardio possibly as well then I will hop on a new program.. so be looking out for that 🙂

 

Thanks for everyone’s continued support! 

 

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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