Sunday, October 05, 2008

Copying Tracy

I did NOT feel like working out today, but knew I needed something to wake me up. So I took Tracy's workout and changed it slightly (cuz I'm not as strong!) and here's what I did:

Warmup = 40 2 hand swings w/12kg x 3 set, 1 min work/rest = 6 minutes

1st set = 12 kg 3 minute work set, 1 minute rest
44 transfers, 1 minute
12 clean, press, transfer, 1 minute
44 transfers, 1 minute
1 minute rest

I did this 3 times = 12 minutes

2nd set = 12 double clean&press w/2 8kg's
45 sec work, 45 sec rest

I did this 10 times = 15 minutes

3rd set = 30 double swings w/2 8kg's
45 sec work, 45 sec rest

I did this 5 times = 7 1/2 minutes

Total workout = 40 minutes

I liked the double kettlebell work, which is something I've rarely done. I had to stop after 3 sets of the transfers and c&p's with the 12kg's as my hands were feeling pretty beaten up. So I put on some sock sleeves and dropped to a lighter bell that I knew I could control with the sleeves on. Even so, the double swings just about killed me -- limiting factor? Forearms, baby! This workout felt consistent with my desire to get stronger in my upper body and it mostly preserved my legs for tomorrow's long run.

Muchas gracias, Tracy! It was fun workout out with you today. :)

1 comment:

Julianne said...

Ooh, you're gonna get some kick ass arms. And I am going to be so jealous. I need to get my butt into gear with my upper body strength building, too!!