Training Log: 2015 W27 / 2016W1

“So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.” ~ A.J.Materi Monday 28th Dec 2015 Sleep: 2130-0800, 8hrs Quality: 6/10 - couldn't sleep for the first few hours.. Think it's because I took a 2hr nap in the afternoon. Hotspots: right foot, right low back … Continue reading Training Log: 2015 W27 / 2016W1

Training log: Week 25 & 26

"Fitness isn't a punishment; its a blessing. Nutrition isn't restrictive; its healing. Health isn't a one-size-fits-all-thing and may not look the same for everyone, but its something worth fighting for."  Monday 14 dec  HRV: 72(-8) Sleep: 0030 - 0600 (5.5hrs) Quality: 10/10 - slept with earplugs and eye masks. Woke up naturally without alarm and … Continue reading Training log: Week 25 & 26

Training log: Week 12-19

It has been a long while since I posted any of these so this is a continuation from the past training log posts. Glad I continued to keep notes on these on my phone. Week 12 Kettlebell Thursday 9am - Swim 400-600m freestyle 10 Burpees 10 reclined rows 10 jumping lunges 10 jumping side-lunges Repeat … Continue reading Training log: Week 12-19

Enduring Endurance!

“If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” - Bruce Lee W11D5 - Kettlebell Friday 7am - Trail Run  Distance: 3.4Miles … Continue reading Enduring Endurance!

W8D4 – Strength + Aerobic 

"Good things come to those who sweat." 1730 Strength Circuit - 4 sets AMRAPS - Minimal rest between stations or sets 1. Weighted alternate grips pull-ups: 12.5kg/27.5lb 2. Weighted dips: 12.5kg/27.5lb 3. Rotational lunges: 20kg 4. Battle ropes: front & sides Will be making a YouTube video of this workout! Check out my channel @ … Continue reading W8D4 – Strength + Aerobic 

W7D1 – Aerobic + Strength

 Hours of Sleep: 6 (0100-0700) Sleep quality: 9/10 HRV: 78 Notes: Slept like a baby. Wonder if my normal sleep cycle is returning... AM - Aerobic  'Wake-me-up' Morning Trail Run:  Time: 20 mins Distance: 1.34 Miles Average pace: 13.5 min/mile HR: 162 ~ 185 (75 - 86% based on new max HR recorded on W6D6) … Continue reading W7D1 – Aerobic + Strength

W6D3 – Aerobic + Strength Endurance

Hours of sleep: 2.5 (0030-0300) Sleep quality: 9/10 HRV: 75 Reflection: Woke up at 3am again but this time I slept at 00:30am. Surprisingly, I was fully awake and refreshed, as if I'd slept a good 8 hours! Not sure what's happening but I did not take an afternoon siesta yesterday either. Maybe my sleep quality … Continue reading W6D3 – Aerobic + Strength Endurance

Random Exercise Idea: Wall Hamstring Curls!

Woke up, looked at the wall and had a Eureka moment. Wall Hamstring Curls!!! 💪🏻Get as close to the wall as possible 💪🏻Prop Feet up 💪🏻Imagine using your heels to pull your butt towards your ankles 💪🏻Try single leg curls for extra challenge! Some people have an imbalance in strength between their Quadriceps(front of thigh) … Continue reading Random Exercise Idea: Wall Hamstring Curls!

W6D2 – Strength 

Hours of sleep: 7.5 Sleep quality: 7/10 HRV: 78 Notes: Woke up at 3am but felt lazy and went back to sleep. Woke up again at 7am but this time had the unpleasant feeling of having slept too much. AM: Yoga + SMR 1. Man Flow Yoga Flow Session 4 Reflection: Another awesome yoga workout. … Continue reading W6D2 – Strength 

W5D7 – Active Rest 

(Made some changes to the way I write training logs to include more data and better formatting for easier reference. Hope this is for the better!) Hours of sleep: 3.5 (23:00 ~ 02:30) HRV: 70 Reflection: For some reason I felt fully rested after waking up at 2:22 AM. I tried going back to sleep … Continue reading W5D7 – Active Rest