Hello everyone, I hope you all are staying safe and sane. This week I got back into training after a back injury. I started out slowly, and just did not pick up the pace this week. I only got two days of workout in. I feel disheartened that I only got 2 workouts in. I wanted to do more.
I try to be positive in this blog and instead of whine and complain, come up with ways to combat common issues. This pandemic has not been common. I have been trying to be upbeat, but I am just not having that kind of week this week.
I have been focused on something other than family and my training, and I think it is showing. I have been desperately trying to make as many masks as I can for people. I am giving them away for free, and I have only so much time in the day. I am getting wrapped up in the fact that there is such need and I can only produce so much at a time.
I am getting requests for masks as fast as I can make them. I have outfitted my area of my bakery I work in. I want to make enough to give to the doctors and nurses in our area as well. The need in the community is so great that I am feeling like I am not producing enough. In 4 days I make 50 masks. All of them have been donated and given away to people.
Anyway enough of that… most of you come here for recipes and my training information. So here are the two… *shakes my head*… that I did this week. I am going to make an effort to manage my time better. Normally I do really well with that. I think the anxiety and desperate need of everyone is getting to me, so it is messing up my ability to manage.
Monday 04/06/2020: 1 hour – 1 mile run, and Calisthenics
Workout #1 7:00 am: I went for a run and did calisthenics. Met a hippity hopity friend on the trail. It was beautiful outside. It’s was so nice to have time to myself. This was the only alone time I have had in a week.
I listened to my doc and my body and did not run the hills. Doc said avoid running an incline on treadmill or hills. So I walked the incline on the hills and kept running. So it was a light 1 mile jog/run.
Then I did 5 sets of each exercise in a superset with 15 sec rest between sets.
10 push ups
10 crunches (modified from sit ups for my back)
10 plank ups
For a total of 75 squats, 50 push ups, 50 crunches, 50 plank ups
I will be training Muay Thai later on today. (That was the hope, it did not happen. I got caught up making masks.)
Thursday 04/09/2020: 1 hour – 1 mile run, Muay Thai
Workout: 1 hour- 1 mile run then Muay Thai training.
Trigg 10 drill +
- When the combo ends on a jab feeder feeds a jab back and you have to counter.
C. Lateral back
- When combo cross you have to counter a lead hook coming from the feeder.
A. Bob and weave return a gut shot
B. High elbow cover
C. High elbow cover stepping in to elbow
slipping a jab and a cross that the feeder fed you.
Bob and weave drill-
Throw a cross, then a hook, bob and weave throw a hook, cross and bob and weave.
I need to work on my slips just shadow boxing them. I need to keep focusing on returning my hand back to my face after every punch.
It was a great workout though. Was supper happy that an Ajarn who saw my post gave it a thumbs up and said that these were good drills and a great workout.
Anyway that was my week of working out. Very short, but intend on fixing that this week. I need to make my stuff a priority. Even if there is great need in the world, I kneed to remind myself I cannot make everything for everyone. I know what I am doing is like a drop in the ocean, but I hope it helps. My husband says that if I help just one person it was worth it. I am going to try to hold onto that. Happy Easter everyone. If you don’t celebrate have a great Sunday and I hope you and your family stay safe.
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