5 minutes running
5 rounds of:
- 1min 30s on kick bag
- 20 x hollow rocks
- 20 x supermen
- 15 x oblique raises (left)
- 15 x oblique raises (right)
No rest at all – done back-to-back
Weighted pistol squats:
- A few bodyweight ones to warm up
- 20 x 2.5kg
- 20 x 5kg
- 20 x 7.5kg (done in two sets of 10)
- 20 x 10kg (done in three sets of 6, 8 and 6)
Couple of minutes rest between each set
Been thinking about trying this for a while and felt strong/fit enough. Was ok – will do again in a few days.
Dragon flag holds.
Don’t really seem to be making much progress on these. Will have to do some more reading. Maybe they’re just really hard ;)
10 x dips (y’know, just to see…)
6 x pull-ups (ditto)
Damn they felt gooooooood. Some pain on the last few pull-ups – could feel a bit of grinding in the front deltoid. Definitely confirmed my decision to rest another two weeks.
Tabata weighted (10kg) lunges
3 sets of 10 x L-sit kick-outs
Starting to move back to some static work on the p-bars, but will limit it to leg raises, L-sit holds and kick-outs. No tuck planche holds – too much load on delts.
Was just finishing my stretching when Seth asked if I wanted to do his abs class. 15 minutes of crunches… probably more crunches than I’ve done in the entire previous 6 months! Really really hard – felt weak and fi-ble :)
Hoping to hit back and plyometrics tomorrow, and yoga, but will see how I feel…
Went to the doctors for my follow-up appointment today, and he said he thinks it’s tendonitis. Which is funny because that’s what I told the other doctor I thought it was, and she said she didn’t think so. I hate doctors. Anyhow, he ordered an ultrasound to see if I’ve pulled a muscle (that or impingement still feels like a real possibility to me) and some physio. Neither of those will happen for another 4-6 weeks though… Will rest upper body for another two weeks and see how I feel. It’s definitely feeling better, but no-where near good enough to resume my previous level of training.