Instead, I wanted to post another workout update. Woo Hoo!
Lately I always start my workouts with some rower or elliptical (but usually the rower). I used to do a HIIT workout of 2 minute warm-up then 3 rounds of 1 minute hard/2 minutes easy then a 1 minute cool-down after the last easy. Now I am enjoying a bit shorter intervals: 30 seconds hard/90 seconds easy.
My gym workouts have been just a little shorter recently because I have a huge series of physical therapy exercises I also do at home.
A few recent workouts:
*12 mins HIIT on the rower
/*3 sets of 4 chin-ups with the purple band
\*3 sets of 8 Romanian deadlifts (pretty much just like a regular deadlift, but you don't go down as far)
*3 sets of 10 torso twists on the cable machine
*3 sets of 8 lat pull-downs on the cable machine
*20 mins elliptical
/*3 sets of 6 knees to elbows
\*3 sets of 8 cable squat rows
/*3 sets of 8 sumo deadlift high-pulls
\*3 sets of 4 chin-ups with the purple band
How to do a sumo deadlift high-pull
*12 mins HIIT on rower
*3 sets of 8 pistol squats
two rounds of:
*20 back squats
*20 overhead lunges
*10 mins HIIT on rower
/*3 sets of 8 dumbbell bench presses
\*3 sets of 8 (4 each side) single-leg hip thrusts
*3 sets of 12 (6 each side) dumbbell snatch
How to do a dumbbell snatch
Have you done any fun workouts lately?