Bench Speed Day

Warm up:

 
  • DB chest press: 4 x 25, 30 lbs
  • Cable Triceps pushdown: 4 x 25, 30 lbs
  • Cable face pulls: 4 x 25, 30 lbs

Workout:

  • Barbell bench press: 8 x 5-6, 75 lbs
  • Barbell bench press (wide grip): 5 x 8-10, 80 lbs
  • Barbell bench press (close grip): 5 x 8-10, 75 lbs

Superset:

  • Cable triceps reverse grip pushdown: 5 x 8-10, 60 lbs
  • DB bentover row: 5 x 8-10, 50 lbs

Superset:

  • Bench dips: 5 x 8-10
  • DB reverse flyes: 5 x 8-10, 30 lbs

Tri-sets:

  • DB incline chest press: 5 x 8-10, 50 lbs
  • DB floor press: 5 x 8-10, 40 lbs
  • DB seated overhead extensions: 5 x 8-10, 15 lbs
 
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Wednesday May 9th — bench press (heavy load)

Warm up:

  • EZ bar bentover rows: 4 x 25, 20 lbs
  • One handed overhead triceps extension: 4 x 25, 5 lbs 
  • chin ups (assisted): 4 x 25, 150 lbs 

Workout:

  • Barbell bench press: 5 x 2-4 (80%-90%), 5 x 95 lbs, 5 x 100 lbs, 5 x 110 lbs

        — Barbell bench press: 3 x 1-2 (95%+), 3 x 115 lbs, 3 x 120 lbs

Tri-set:

  • Reverse grip triceps pushdown: 6 x 12-15, 60 lbs
  • V-bar pulldown: 6 x 12-15, 60 lbs
  • DB lateral raises: 6 x 12-15, 20 lbs

Tri-set:

  • DB chest press: 6 x 12-15, 2 x 60 lbs, 4 x 50 lbs 
  • Bench dips: 6 x 12-15 
  • Plate front raises: 6 x 12-15, 10 lbs

Tuesday May 8th — Squats & Conventional deadlifts (speed)

Warm up:

 
  • EZ-Bar goodmorning 4 x 25, 20 lbs
  • lying leg curl: 4 x 25
  • EZ Bar hip thruster: 4 x 25, 20 lbs

Workout:

  • Conventional deadlift: 9 x 3-6, 180 lbs (60% 1RM)

         — Deficit deadlift: 5 x 3-6, 180 lbs

  • Barbell back squat (low bar, wide stance): 9 x 3-6, 120 lbs

        — Barbell back squat (high bar narrow stance): 5 x 3-6, 120 lbs

Tri-set:

  • EZ bar jump squats: 5 x 10-15, 40 lbs 
  • kettlebell snatch: 5 x 10-15, 8 kg
  • Resistance band lateral leg raises: 5 x 10-15, red band

Tri-set:

  • DB cleans: 5 x 10-15, 30 lbs
  • Cable kickback: 5 x 10-15, 10 lbs each leg
  • Lateral lying leg raises: 5 x 10-15 

Also be sure to check out my video of me demonstrating jump squats: EZ Bar jump squats

 

Thursday, Sept. 28th Workout

Traps, Lats & Forearms (Light weights, higher reps)

 

Workout:

Superset:

 
  • Chin ups: 3 x 15-20
  • Barbell shrugs: 3 x 15-20, 135 lb

Superset:

  • Close grip front lat pulldown: 3 x 15-20, 90 lb
  • Plate shrugs: 3 x 15-20, 90 lb

Superset:

  • Full ROM lat pulldown: 3 x 15-20, 40 lb
  • Finger curls: 3 x 15-20, 20 lb

Superset:

  • Palms down DB wrist curl: 3 x 15-20
  • rope straight arm pulldown: 3 x 15-20, 50 lb
  • DB shrugs: 3 x 15-20, 60 lb

Pull ups: 3 x 5

 

Cardio:

  1. Jump rope: 1 minute
  2. Jump rope: 45 seconds
  3. Jump rope: 30 seconds
  4. Jump rope 1 minute
  5. Jump rope: 45 seconds
  6. Jump rope: 30 seconds
  7. Jump rope: 1 minute

HIIT Training (3 rounds)

 
  1. Flutter kicks: 15 seconds
  2. Sitting twist: 15 seconds
  3. Leg raises: 15 seconds
  4. Raised leg circles: 15 seconds

1 minute rest between rounds. 

 

I will be the first to say that my hiit training today was challenging, it was my first time performing leg circles and leg raises as ab workout but it was challenging for sure, don’t think I could have lasted longer than 15 seconds. I did those 3 sets of pull ups and barely could do 2 because by then my traps and lats were sore! but the chin ups came easy and of course the jump rope was fun! Overall a good workout!

 

Fitness WonderWoman,

Shay-lon xo

 

P.S a lot of people forget to work their wrist and forearm muscles, but do know it is very important, so start implementing them as part of your workout! if you need some ideas, hit me up!

September 21st- Workout

Traps, lats & Back

 

Workout:

Superset:

 
  • Barbell shrugs: 4 x 8, 175 lb, 185 lb
  • Chin up: 4 x 5
  • DB shrugs: 4 x 8, 90 lb

Superset:

  • Kneeling high pulley row: 4 x 8, 90 lb
  • Smith machine bentover row: 4 x 8, 105 lb
  • Smith machine upright row: 4 x 8, 85 lb

Superset/pyramid:

  • underhand cable pulldowns: 1 x 8 – 80 lb, 1 x 6 – 90 lb, 1 x 4 – 120 lb
  • Upright cable row: 1 x 8- 90 lb, 1 x 6- 100 lb, 1 x 4- 110 lb

Ab workout:

Superset:

  • Hanging knee raise: 3 x 20
  • vertical leg raise: 3 x 20
  • seated russian twist: 3 x 20, 45 lb weight plate

HIIT Training:  (3 rounds/1 minute rest between rounds)

  • Flutter kicks (20 seconds)
  • Sit ups (20 seconds)
  • sitting twist (20 seconds)

Cardio workout:

  1. Sprints ( 1 minute)
  2. jump rope (1 minute)
  3. sprints ( 45 seconds)
  4. jump rope (45 seconds)
  5. sprints (30 seconds)
  6. jump rope (30 seconds)

Today was a lengthy workout, but I definitely needed it for the week. I feel like the next couple of days might be a hard leg day coming my way, so we shall see. 

 

Fitness WonderWoman,

Shay-lon xo

A Rare Sunday Workout- 12 Week Cut Day Six

Happy Sunday FitFam!

 

Normally Sunday’s are my rest day, but since I started the 12 week cut program on a Tuesday, I had to do my workout on a Sunday. This coming week, it should be back to rest days for Sundays. 

Stayed tuned, I am going to have a video demonstrating one of my exercises from this workout I did. 

 

Workout Session: leg day 

 
  • Leg press: 3 x 15-20, 130 lb
  • stiff-leg deadlift: 3 x 8-10, 155 lb
  • walking DB lunge: 3 x 10, 40 lb
  • seated calf raise: 3 x 15-20, 40 lb
  • Cable crunch: 3 x 20, 35 lb
  • Seated Russian Twist: 3 x 20 ( I used a 45 lb weight plate). 

How many of you did a workout today? Are Sunday’s your day of rest? let me know in the comment section, also feel free to try these exercises! Share, comment, like and follow. 

 

Your Fitness Blogger, 

Shay-lon xxoo

Gym Workout – Feb. 13 & Feb. 14th

Sorry FitFam,

 

I slacked yesterday with my blogging and forgot to blog my workout, to be completely honest, I was busy with peers and had mega things to do, so didn’t get around to it, but I will today, to make up for yesterday, I will blog yesterday’s workout and today’s workout and I also will have another YouTube video posted for today as well. 

 

Yesterday’s workout:

 
  • Smith machine squats: 3 x 10,8,6. 105 lb, 125 lb, 145 lb
  • Romanian Deadlift: 3 x 10, 105 lb
  • Zercher squat: 4 x 10, 15 lb, 35 lb, 65 lb, 85 lb
  • Smith machine curtsy lunge: 3 x 8 per leg. 35 lb
  • Smith machine calve raise: 4 x 10, 105 lb
  • smith machine single-leg deadlift: 4 x 15 ea. leg. 35 lb
  • smith machine step ups: 3 x 10 ea. leg. 35 lb, 55 lb
  • smith machine kneeling squat: 4 x 10, 55 lb
  • Push ups: 15 reps

Today’s workout:

Superset:

  • Renegade row push up: 3 x 10, 40 lb
  • Roman sit ups: 4 x 10

Superset:

  • Face pull: 4 x 12.  30 lb, 42.5 lb
  • cable overhead triceps extension: 4 x 12, 30 lb

Superset:

  • cable curls: 4 x 12, 25 lb
  • cable upright row: 4 x 12, 20 lb
 
  • Bench tucks: 4 x 20

Circuit training (strength): 5 rounds

  • lateral raises: 1 x 6, 20 lb
  • front raises: 1 x 6, 20 lb
  • bentover flyes: 1 x 6, 40 lb