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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2006 10:22 pm 
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Thursday December 28th, 6:15am-7:15am:

Pre warm up: 5 minutes of running
Warm up: 3 minutes of sprinting
3 minutes of shadow kickboxing
3 minutes of weight bearing arm exercises
15 minutes of stance drills and block/punch combo drills
80 crunches
60 dips
100 squats
40 pushups
20 full situps
15 minutes of roundkick training on the bag
Cool down: light stretching

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Obviously you are a perfectionist. Is your goal to get your weight down to a buck even to compete in the strawweight division? :lol:

Hindu Squats help stretch the tendons/ligaments or whatever there called, I used to do them. The style of martial art your club teaches sounds practical for street combat. One of my criticisms of BJJ is that some schools/instructors don't teach enough takedowns. I took BJJ classes for 2 months and we rarely practiced any takedowns including the more advanced students. How is someone supposed to apply BJJ techniques in a street situation if they can't take someone to the ground? :?

This dojo teaches JJJ and BJJ in British Columbia. I don't know of that many schools that teach both styles of JJ. A friend of mine teaches yoga there. http://www.wacademy.net/index.html


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veganmomma wrote:
Obviously you are a perfectionist. Is your goal to get your weight down to a buck even to compete in the strawweight division? :lol:


I think I said "decrease my overall body fat". To me that means replace fat with muscle and get ripped. I'm not bothered by what the scale says or what weight division that puts me in :smt102

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I was kidding. :P


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Saturday December 30th, 9:45am-11:30am:

Breakfast at 8:30am: banana, kale, rice milk, water, flax oil, vega smoothie

Pre warm up: light stretching
Warm up: 3 minutes of jogging
2 rounds of shadow sparring
2 minutes of balance exercises -- standing on one leg for 1 minute while continually throwing front kicks, side kicks and round kicks.
2 minutes skipping
stretching
1 minute of knees up jogging on the spot
10 minutes of sparring drills
15 minutes of sparring drills with partner -- blocking, leg kicks, distance practice
60 squats
60 crunches
30 ultra slow pushups
15 ultra slow knuckle pushups
15 regular pushups
Lecture about watching UFC 66 tonight, specifically to study Chuck Liddell's use of distance to keep his opponent at bay but just within range
Cool down: stretching

After class I had a massive second wind. The vega must have kicked in or something, so I did 3x2 minute rounds on the heavy bag and 6 overhand pull ups.

It was an awesome workout -- a great way to finish off 2006. :D

Post workout Lunch consisted of: 1 tomato, 1/2 an avocado, 3 giant leaves of kale, 1/4 cup of olives, 1/2 cup of carrots, 1 banana, soy latte.

I'm planning on going for a trail run tomorrow. I'm writing it down here so that If I get lazy and don't go you guys will kick my butt. Okay, now I have to go!

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Sunday December 31st, 9:30am-10:00am:

Breakfast at 8:45am: banana, kiwi, kale, ginger root, lime juice, rice milk, 1/2 scoop of vega smoothie

2.5k (1.5 mile) trail run. Pretty rugged, rocky, rooty, west coast trail, lots of uphill and downhill and some sections with built stairs where it's steep.

First real run I've had in a few months, so I'm happy...and beat. :)

Post run snack: home made raw hemp, kamut, raisin, cranberry, chocolate, walnut bar.

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Tuesday January 2nd, 8:00pm-9:00pm:

Dinner at 5:30pm: banana, kale, rice milk, water, flax oil, vega smoothie. 1x homemade raw kamut/hemp/raisin bar. 1/2 Cup carrots dipped into hummus.

Pre warm up: light stretching, 9 pullups, 2 overhand pullups
Warm up: 3 minutes of flat out running
2 minutes of shadow kickboxing
10 minutes of Intense leg stretching, splits, etc.
2 minutes of sidekick drills
2 minutes of roundkick drills
15 minutes of roundkick target drills
15 minutes of jab/punch/hook/front kick drills
60 x situps
25 x pushups

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Thursday January 4th, 6:15am-7:15am:

Breakfast at 5:30am: 1 banana

Warm up: 5 minutes of skipping
Intense stretching
5 minutes of shadow kickboxing
10 minutes of sidekick target training
10 minutes of jogging
6 sets of 10 pushups
60 crunches
3 x 2 minute rounds of no contact sparring
10 minutes with a partner of giving and receiving leg kicks for conditioning
5 minutes with a partner of giving and receiving stomach punches for conditioning

2nd Breakfast at 8:00am: banana, kale, ginger, flax oil, rice milk, vega smoothie. Yum.

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Thursday January 4th, 11:00pm:

Small before bed workout at home:

100 crunches
100 cross crunches
60 side-to-side crunches
30 pushups
30 dips
leg raises (holding in air) until failure
A bunch of stomach punches and leg kicks for conditioning with my husband Trev (because it was so much fun in class today)

I'm really determined to have abs of steel here, so I think I'll be doing this every night before bed.

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A bunch of stomach punches and leg kicks for conditioning with my husband Trev (because it was so much fun in class today)

Please explain this :shock: :shock:
I get all kinds of freaky associations. You tie each other up and just go nuts or what??

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A bunch of stomach punches and leg kicks for conditioning with my husband Trev (because it was so much fun in class today)

Please explain this :shock: :shock:
I get all kinds of freaky associations. You tie each other up and just go nuts or what??


:P I just realized how this sounds!

Get those dirty thought out of your mind, offense 74, it's strictly training! I'm training my stomach and legs to be able to withstand punches and kicks for fighting. I'm all bruised up but I'll heal back tougher. :D

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Awesome workouts! Keep up the good work.

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Awesome workouts! Keep up the good work.


Thanks! 8)

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Friday January 5th, 11:00pm:

Small before bed workout at home:

100 crunches
100 cross crunches
170 side-to-side crunches

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Saturday January 6th, 9:45am-11:00am:

Breakfast at 8:30am: vega and rice milk (we had a blackout so our blender was down, no green smoothie today :( )

Pre warm up: light stretching
Warm up: 3 x 2 minute rounds of shadow boxing
Stretching
10 minutes of front kick target drills
50 side kicks with each leg
15 minutes of kata practice
45 pushups
120 crunches
135 squats
Cooldown: stretching

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