Our Monday session
Monday’s session consisted of: Back squat to deadlift superset - 12 reps each exercise (24 total) x 6 sets (12 sets total) ~ 1 minute rest between sets. Seated row - 5 x 5 Pull Ups - max effort x 3 Lat pull down to single arm row superset - 8 reps each exercise x 3 sets (6 total) Short and sweet session.
Now is as good a time as ever
After a brutal hill sprint session on Friday (during which I raced a horse - no joke) I rested up Saturday and was in the gym today with a DTP inspired session. Back Squat - 50, 40, 30, 20, 10 reps increasing the weight as you decrease in reps. 8 reps bench press, 20 press ups, 10 dips - Triset x 3 Sit up to press up superset x 3 Intervals in the pool (2,4,6,6,4,2) A leg and chest split...
"Pain is just weakness leaving the body"
As Alex performed his Marine style training yesterday, I smashed HIIT sprints. 1 minute on 15kmph, 2minutes on 10kmph for 20 minutes over. Killer. Today consisted of a high volume leg day, with a little abs. It went as follows: Each single exercise has 30second rest, each superset has 45second rest, and triset has 90second rest. Back Squats and Leg press SS 4x15 on each DB walking lunge,...
Fail to prepare, prepare to fail.
As with any physical challenge the need to tailor a training routine to meet the demands of the challenge is paramount. With this in mind my training has taken a shift in its focus. As I will be undertaking this challenge alongside my continuing progress through the Royal Marines application process I must retain certain elements of training that are crucial for passing my POC, which may not be...
“Every mountain top is within reach if you just...
The Three Peaks Challenge consists of climbing the three highest mountains in the United Kingdom in succession within 24 hours. In the order of Ben Nevis (4409ft, Fort William, Scotland), Scafell Pike (3209ft, Lake District, England) and Snowdon (3560ft, Snowdonia, Wales) we will run and climb to the peaks of these mountains, completing all 3 climbs withing 24 hours from the bottom of Ben Nevis to...