A few people have asked me how I stay motivated to workout nearly everyday, especially during a time like MCO. To be quite frank, I have trouble with motivation as well. There are days when I don’t feel like working out. I drag my feet, I procrastinate, and I struggle, too. So how do IContinue reading “Workout Motivation”
Since MCO started, I’ve been using Just Dance on the Nintendo Switch as part of my workouts. At first, I did it because it was one of the few things my knee could tolerate after I injured it. Even after my knee got better, I continued with it because it added variety to my workouts.Continue reading “The Road to Progress”
Two years ago, I wrote about my weight loss journey as I embarked upon my first Spartan Race. It is now two years on so I thought I should write a progress update. You can find the earlier updates on this journey here: My Weight Loss Journey The One Year Review The 18 Month ReviewContinue reading “The Two Year Review”
Some time back, G2 asked me what superpower I would choose if I could have one. I didn’t have an answer back then but I know now what my answer would be – super healing, like Wolverine. I’ve been plagued by so many knee problems lately that I really wish I had that ability. IContinue reading “Old People Problems”
If you’re wondering what happened to my WODs, I’ve stopped them. Too many of them required movements that keep triggering my left knee problems. I’m either doing something wrong or I have defective knees. I was hopeful for a while that I could get back to it after a break and some rest but IContinue reading “Working Out During MCO”
4 rounds for time, time cap 25 min (14/04) High: 50 double unders/100 single/50 high knee taps (your choice) 15 elevated pike push-ups 20 sprint lunges 40 mountain climbers opposite knee to elbow 1 min plank Medium: 50 single/ 50 shadow skipping/ 50 low knee taps (your choice) 7 pike push ups 20 lunges 30Continue reading “WOD: 4 Rounds for Time”
Knee pain for the third day in a row. Nothing is helping. It’s not getting worse but it’s not getting better despite dropping all leg workouts. I was feeling discouraged and frustrated about not being able to work out when my PT from Fitness Achievers sent me this (thank you so much Desmond): The MovementsContinue reading “Home Training with Fitness Achievers”
…aka The Genting Highland WOD. You will need a deck of cards. Or you can use this online version. The symbol on each card represents the movement and the number represents the number of reps to complete. Jack = 11 Queen = 12 King = 13 Ace = 15 Joker = 50 or rest timeContinue reading “WOD: By the Deck”
This WOD is a core workout with 4 rounds followed by an optional boat hold movement. If you choose to do the boat hold, it should follow immediately after the end of the 4th round. Hold for as long as you can and record your time. High Complete 4 rounds of the following movements. DoContinue reading “WOD: Core 2”
AMRAP for 15 minutes using the following movements. High: 6 Burpees 6 Triceps press-ups 6 Explosive jumping squats Medium: 6 Burpees 6 Knees triceps press-ups 6 Jumping squats Light: 6 Half burpees (burpees without the press-up). 6 Knees triceps press-ups or chair dips 6 Air squats Progress I was going to do this, but IContinue reading “WOD: AMRAP Triple 6”
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