I feel invigorated and refreshed, like I could take on the world! I began by jogging to the gym at a brisk pace. The distance from the parking garage to the gym is about a little less than half a mile. Today the gym has far fewer people then usual, and none of the usual clowns who spend entirely too long on the same piece of equipment.

Squats: 270lbs for 12 reps (3,240 lbs)

Chin-ups: 10 (1,660 lbs)

Bench Press: 210lbs for 6 reps (1,260 lbs)

Shoulder Press: 160lbs for 10 reps (1,600 lbs)

Sit-ups: 15 reps (900 lbs)

Superset of flyes and reverse flyes: 35lbs each hand, 12 reps each (1,680 lbs)

Explosive Push-ups: 15 (2,100 lbs)

Crunches: 20 (Zero)

Tricep Pushdown: 50 lbs each hand for 10 reps (1,000lbs)

Bicep Curl: 95 lbs for 11 reps (1,045 lbs)

Wood-choppers: 40 lbs for 12 reps each side (960 lbs)

Tricep Press: 15 reps (1,800 lbs)

Total Pounds Pushed and Pulled: 17, 245 lbs

And be sure to stay tuned as some time this weekend I will be posting a few healthy and cheap alternatives to protein and exercise bars.

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Comments
  1. Whew, I’m exhausted reading your workout. Now I have to go push my piddly little weights. Looking forward to the protein bar alternatives.

  2. Israel says:

    I never thought about it like that. Wow, we do push and pull tons of weight around. Cool way of looking at it.

  3. It is pretty neat to think of how much weight you actually push around during the course of your workout. Of course I took some liberties guessing how much weight I actually push-up during a push-up. But you get the gist.

  4. Israel says:

    yeh, i still dont get your workouts though. you know how you only do one set of an exercise.

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