Workout #65 (Lower body w/Bernard)

I had my regular Thursday afternoon workout with Bernard today. I was a few minutes late because I was stuck in a meeting. I debated whether I should attempt a lower body workout today because I only had time for a turkey sandwich an hour before my workout and lower body workouts, for me, require the most energy. But I stuck with it.

Group 1                  1st Set      2nd Set      3rd Set
-------                  -------      -------      -------
Ground base squat/lunge  12/20LR      12/40LR      12/40LR
One-leg dead lifts       12/30LR      12/30LR      12/30LR
Exercise ball crunches        30           30           40

Group 2                  1st Set      2nd Set      3rd Set
-------                  -------      -------      -------
Leg extensions             12/75        15/75        12/75
Donkey calf-raises         15/25        20/25        20/25
Jumping jacks                 40           40           40

Group 3                  1st Set      2nd Set      3rd Set
-------                  -------      -------      -------
Power crunch 2000          30/30        30/30        30/30
Jump rope                     30           40           40

Damn, those ground base squats are tough. And so are one-leg dead lifts, which I did for the first time today. But it was a good workout and I’m glad I stuck with lower body instead of wimping out.

And guess what? They moved four of the elliptical machines back to the front part of the cardio room! So I guess that took my advice after all. (Probably a lot of people complained about the change.)

Cardio tomorrow morning, bright and early. Next workout with Bernard is one week from today.


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