Pushing Past Limits

Tonight’s workouts were far from comfortable. Zumba we hit the ground running. My heart rate continually rose the first 25 minutes of class. I love it when my classes are like this.

Workout Breakdown:

  • 51 minutes
  • 112 avg bpm
  • 305 calories burned
  • 80% fat burned

Boot Camp was right after Zumba. Sarah told us all we needed were weights and a mat if we wanted. I kept my 5 pound weights because I had a feeling whatever I needed the weights for it was going to involve a lot of reps. I was right. We had what I call a countdown workout. At the top of the whiteboard she wrote 15-13-11-9-7-5-3-1. I remembered this workout from before & I knew at some point I’d be doing manmakers.

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On the Left: the workout. On the right: Post workout

During the first round of Manmakers I did pretty good. But I hit the wall when I was in the middle of doing the 13 reps of manmakers. Between those and the Russian Twists my abs received a good workout tonight.

Workout Breakdown:

  • 34 minutes
  • 128 avg bpm
  • 252 calories burned
  • 64% cardio

I didn’t realize I completed this workout in 34 minutes until I was typing it out. I feel accomplished now. The last time I did this workout I still had the 3 and 1 to do before Sarah told those of us remaining to just stop & that we did a great job. I’m a little excited to see what we’re going to be doing in TRX tomorrow. Hopefully no manmakers.

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10 thoughts on “Pushing Past Limits

  1. Omg, I did manmakers for the first time and I thought I was going to die, they are hard work (in my opinion) and I am not yet very good at them. I do them fairly slowly and use only the 20 lb dumbbells. I did them in a circuit (which I will most likely do the circuit again this week since it did kick my butt) I like the idea of the countdown btw, very good idea, I might consider implementing something like that for my workouts 😀
    Good job girl with finishing in 34 minutes, this isn’t no joke!

    Shay-lon

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      1. Really?! BURPEES?! omg, I don’t know, that is a tough decision. Like a honest to god tough decision! haha. they are both really difficult for me and both really suck! haha. how does one choose! lmao

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      2. Okay! see, lol then you would be stuck pretty much doing manmakers anyways besides the squat part! haha — I guess I wouldn’t show up if I had to choose. xD

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  2. Wow! What a workout! I’m getting ready to reboot my workout routine over spring break after being sick for almost three weeks; just reading this is inspiring!

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