Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Whatever it takes to get you moving...
Quote du jour:
I don't exercise. If God had wanted me to bend over, he would have put diamonds on the floor.
- Joan Rivers.
Exercise du jour:
Sigh. Kinda sad that I seem to require a regimented form of exercise, even if I do tend to swear/complain about it most of the time.
And they do work. Last time I tried to do a full push up, before I tried the modified form of the push up challenge, I could not manage even 1 full push up. Last week, before I got sick, I managed to pull off 7. So even modified forms of exercise can help.
Sit ups are not my favorite exercise, to put it mildly, but I figure it will give me something to do while resting my arms from the push ups.
Week 1 of the (full) 100 push up challenge
(90 seconds rest in between)
Set 1 - 6
Set 2 - 8
Set 3 - 6
Set 4 - 6
Set 5 - 7
Week 1 of the 200 sit ups challenge
(60 seconds rest in between)
Set 1 - 15
Set 2 - 18
Set 3 - 15
Set 4 - 15
Set 5 - 18
Done! I think the Earth's gravitation force increased between today and Monday; my body seemed a lot harder to lift than it was before.
p.s. Xenia? Push ups and sit ups are a great way to pass the time when you're waiting online for five friggin' hours to sign up for a marathon. (And BCB calls me* crazy?)