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    27th March

    Today's DD, EC squark!

    P_Core Strength_27, glad to have a non-plank day. My shoulder (old injuries) is starting to wear.

    C_Negative Pullup_27

    Cardio bar

    Side roll work: Plow work extending out then lifting up to shoulders and taping feet (side to side). Developing into side rolls across the shoulder.

    Freestyle yoga with crow holds in rotation.

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      Major achievement: my partner has given me a running related complement.

      This is about to get long winded...

      I should note that I'm a shit-house (excuse the Australianism but it's accurate) runner. The only reason I prefer running to star jumps (jumping jacks) is that I recognise it as a standard means of travelling between two point without looking like a tool.
      I should also note that my partner enjoys bouncing up bolders, through trees and over fences like a mountain goat...I look like a heard of elephants.

      Today I was told that: "You look lighter on your feet than you usually do."

      I would like to thank 30 days of HIIT and the endless number of high knees I've been doing since for this great achievement.

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        Maybe thank yourself...

        Congratulations on your great progress!

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            Originally posted by Io6 View Post
            Today I was told that: "You look lighter on your feet than you usually do."
            In fact, I find you much more graceful

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              Io6 Woo-hoo - from someone who's also shithouse at running!

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                Thanks for that!

                If it was just me Joe76 then I would just do strength work with a bit of basic yoga chucked in.
                I need a challenge to get me to do cardio, it has to be a game. With running I need to fartlek it or my brain starts thinking of things I'd rather be doing .

                HellYeah let's not get carried away, I'm still pretty heavy on my feet.

                Yeah, breaking out words like 'graceful' is a bridge too far. But still appreciated Fremen

                Shit house runners unite! TopNotch I figure getting out and giving it a crack is the most important bit!

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                  Very nice, those are my favorite fitness moments, when you get a measure of progress that doesn't have a number attached to it.

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                    Totally with ya’ll on all of that!!!

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                      28th March

                      Today's DD, EC I may not play punchy sports any more but Kung Fu definitely sets you up for life when it comes to punching.

                      P_Core Strength_28, definitely laying off elbow planks for a while. Full plank is fine.

                      C_Negative Pullup_28. 40s x2.

                      So I was playing around on the bar, mixing up ideas from cardio bar yesterday...and may of strained my hand and wrist...again. My partner is laughing at me
                      Feels pretty minor, just a nice ache to remind me to do more yoga and meditation and less "I bet I can do that one handed for 15 more seconds..."

                      If anyone needs me I'm going to be practicing meditating in a crush position (plow with knees resting on head).

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                        29th March

                        Today's DD, EC

                        The Squat Patrol: 135 weighted squats (15kg sandbag) + 165 hindu squats
                        Wk 1: 84
                        wk 2: 112

                        P_Core Strength_29

                        Negatives on hold until my wrist is speaking to me again. All finger joints doing well!

                        Sandbag drills...that don't involve my wrist or I can work around. It's always leg day!!

                        Stretching

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                          30th March

                          Today's DD, EC

                          The Squat Patrol: 100 squats, 100 sumo squats, 100 jump squats. This lost the kids half way through

                          Week 3 and 4

                          P_Core Strength_30

                          Wasn't feeling it today so just did rounds of crunches, triangles and bridges until I was sweating enough.

                          Stretches.

                          Core Strength:
                          Not doing enough planking...this is for you!
                          This is great add on program to solidify your core to support you towards your other goals.

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                            Congrats Core Strength

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                              Congratulations on core strenght

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                                Thanks Fremen and Joe76
                                Being congratulated on core strength makes me feel like I have just managed my first sit-up

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