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Daily Archives: February 14, 2013

Goblet Squats and Day One: The Reason I can’t walk today.

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A few weeks ago my cousin was nice enough to put together a bit of a weight training plan for me. He is a pretty experienced trainer and I knew from his experiences as well as from sessions my brother used to do with him, that they can be pretty intense. I’ve been looking over what he sent me, and finally took the plunge on Tuesday evening, probably prompted by my dream sequence of the boilermaker.

Day one of my schedule is the following:

Goblet Squats : 3 sets of 8 reps. I choose to do the exercise with 10 pounds of added weight
Pushups : 2 sets of 8 reps, 1 set of as many reps as possible (I did 13!)
Front Planks: 2 sets of 10 seconds… though I extended it out to 30 seconds
Dumbbell Rows : 3 sets of 8 reps — 5 pounds in each hand
Split Squats : 3 sets of 8 reps
Side Planks : 2 sets of 10 seconds… though i did 20 seconds each.
Crunches : 2 sets of 20
Reverse Crunches : 2 sets of 20 […]