Workout #20 (Lower body w/Bernard)

This is my 20th workout in 25 days, which all things considered, is not too bad. I’ve missed 2 workouts (I should be at 22/25) but that couldn’t be avoided. Today I worked out with Bernard and I was stupid enough to mention that after my full chest and back workout on Tuesday, I haven’t been sore at all, which I took as a good sign. Bernard took it as a sign to push me hard today.

Group 1                     1st Set      2nd Set      3rd Set
-------                     -------      -------      -------
Hammer strength base lunge  12/90LR      12/90LR      12/90LR
Crunches                         30           30           30
Jumping jacks                    30           30           30

Group 2                     1st Set      2nd Set      3rd Set
-------                     -------      -------      -------
Angled leg press             12/180       12/230       12/230
Wide leg dumb bell squat      12/35        12/35        15/35
Jumping jacks                    30           40           40

Group 3                     1st Set      2nd Set      3rd Set
-------                     -------      -------      -------
Leg extensions                15/75        12/90        12/90
Resistaball hamstring curls      12           15           15
Resistaball crunches             30           25           30

Group 4                     1st Set      2nd Set      3rd Set
-------                     -------      -------      -------
Angled, seated calf          17/100       15/100       15/100
Jumping jacks                    30           40           40

That’s not a typo! I did 2 full sets of leg presses at 230 lbs! I wasn’t kidding when I said Bernard was pushing me today. It was tough but I did it! One week ago I was doing 160 lbs. But that wasn’t the toughest thing I did today. The toughest were the Hammer Strength base lunges! Still, it felt like a really good workout. My next workout with Bernard is one week from today.

Tomorrow morning is cardio, bright an early at 6 AM. Since that’s only 12 hours from now, I’d better get on my way home…


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