21-15-9 reps of:
Deadlift, 60 lbs
Handstand push-ups (scale as needed)
Compare to 04.11.13 (hanstand push-up scaling demo)
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“We all know that drinking soda isn’t good for us. We know that it
would be better for our health if instead we drank [insert pretty much
any other beverage choice here]. But there’s just something
about soda that keeps drawing us back. Whether you call it “soda,”
“pop,” “soda pop,” “Coke,” or something else entirely, it’s a good idea
to stop drinking it once and for all. Here’s why:
Financial Reasons to Stop Drinking Soda
(that’s 7304 ounces, or about 365 20-ounce bottles) a year. If you
purchased your soda only at a vending machine, that’s about $550/ year.
If, instead, you put this into a retirement account for 30 years at a 7%
interest rate compounded annually, you’d have about $60,000. Even if
you buy your soda at the grocery store for 40 cents a can, that’s still
$243 per year and over $26,000 over 30 years.
looking at decision making after drinking soda found that “The
sugar-free soda drinkers were more likely to choose the immediate
reward, even though it was less money and not the best overall decision.
you have even one of these health problems because of (or it’s
exacerbated by) drinking soda, your long-term medical costs will
Health Reasons to Stop Drinking Soda
Here are just a few of the scientifically researched reasons to kick the habit.
10% of soda flavors contain BVO, or brominated vegetable oil, which is
banned by the World Health organization and 100 countries.
daily calories consumed by Americans, according to a 2004 article in the
American Journal of Preventive Medicine (as cited by WebMD).
Even if you drink diet, you may not be in the clear (see the study
published by the American Heart Association discussed below).
“Drinking as little as one can of soda a day — regular or diet — is
associated with a 48% increased risk of metabolic syndrome, a key
predecessor of heart disease and diabetes.”
study published in Epidemiology found that “Drinking 2 or more colas
per day was associated with increased risk of chronic kidney disease.”
sweetener. If you drink full-calorie soda, chances are it has high
fructose corn syrup. There are long debates about these ingredients and
studies are not entirely conclusive, but both ingredients are artificial
and are likely not good for you.
Environmental Reasons to Stop Drinking Soda
environment, as soda destroys the planet in numerous other ways.
132 gallon/2-liter bottle figure includes the water it takes to grow
ingredients, and according to a Wall Street Journal article,
Coke says that it takes about 1 gallon to make a 2-liter bottle.
Chances are the number is somewhere in between. Either way, that’s a lot
a Coca-Cola plant was opened in northern India, the water levels have
fallen 18 feet in the surrounding area, and the plant was blamed for it.
the artificial ingredients in soda don’t get fully removed by sewage
treatment facilities, and those ingredients may end up downstream and
even in our drinking water.
Aluminum cans are only partially recycled, and the mining of aluminum
has horrific environmental consequences. And just like bottled water, plastic bottled soda requires an enormous amount of oil to produce.
evident — but that soda has to get from the factory to the store to your
house somehow. And that requires a lot of fuel.
count yourselves out my soda lovin’ Mamas! You can do this and you will
get HUGE rewards by making this change!…..And, I heard the
nutritionist for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders tell them that
carbonation causes cellulite!! AHHH!! I am not saying that is true….but just the thought is reason enough for me right there!!
I do love an occasional root beer from time to time with my pizza or
burger but I am going without for 90 days!!
3:57 boy pu 30 lb dl
2:53 before with only 20 lbs for dl and only 15 total bp
40lb dead lift
1x hand stand up per round, otherwise bpu.
7 hspu on first round
2 hspu on last round
60 lbs DL (need to review my form)
All hspu but 9 if them with feet up on 18 in box. Rest were pike with feet on floor.
All hspu with feet on 30" box
(Last time was 4:23, 50#, all gpu)
60# plus bar
1st round 5 pike pu rest bpu
2nd 5 bpu rest gpu
3rd 5 bpu rest gpu
Feet/knees on table for handstand push-ups.
10#dumbbells for deadlifts
Girl push-ups with Chest all the way to the ground.
55# DL (heaviest I have)
#30 dead lifts
Hspu on picnic table
6 sec slower than April , but in April did reg push ups 🙂
40 lb for deadlift. Heaviest I got
HSPU: walked body out to form a V and did push ups.
3:56, 60# DL
1st round 7 HSPU on wall, 14 on bed
2nd round 5 pu on wall, 10 on bed
15 sec slower than in April, but did reg pu in April.
Shawntae 53lbs bpu 1:24 compare to 1:29
Megan 45lbs bpu 2:08 compare to 2:09
Robyn 61lbs bpu 2:36
Holly 45lbs bpu 1:56
Jen 53lbs bpu 1:52
45 lb. first and last sets with modified handstand push-ups. Ouch!
Second set gpu
4:41 compared to 4:50 last time. #40 dl and 2 wall facing push-ups half way down on each round. Rest were girl pu
40 lb dead lifts, heaviest weights I have
5 hspu first round, 1 2nd round, 2 3rd round, all with feet on floor. Remaining we're gpu's.
4:02 20# dl modified hspu with box
All push ups in pike position
80 lbs for the 21 and 9, 70 lbs for the 15
all regular pu
K=3.36 #30. J=5.20 #100
15# deadlift (really need to buy some weights.. but $$ just isn't there)
1st handstand pushup variation in the video
Short workout but it felt great and I am sweating from those (almost) handstand pushups!
60 lb DL
HSPU with knees on the wall
35# kettle bell
3:30 regular push ups (knee)
DL as rx'd
10 bpu, rest gpu
BPU's : )
4:40 with #60 and upside down pushups off the arm of the couch
70lb deads (up it next time)
HS push-ups on the wall with two rolled towels – still limited, but definite improvement.
3:44 only had 40lb to do dead lifts with – need more weight
Decline push-ups off of coffee table
Ran approx 1 mile after (10 min)
20 lb dead lift
Forgot to start timer … 20 lb DL, regular PU
3:40 40# dl, feet on chair for hspu
3:03 vs 5:02 last time. 65# vs. 55# dl. Still walked my handstand pushups up the wall to start out but felt like i was more vertical than leaning this time. Still shallow pushups but first 21 went as deep as i could go, 15 & 9 rounds were more shallow as i really didn't want my arms to give out!
4:10. Feet on chair and real boy push ups -first time!
4:32 heaviest weight I could make was 36 pounds, and gpu's
3:19! Down from 4:44 in April. 55lb dead lift and pushups on 20" box but bent at just over 90° to resemble handstands! I'm thrilled with my progress.
60# DL (could prob go heavier)
Hspu in "v" shape with feet on floor & top of head touching ground each rep.
Wowed from improvement since April-4:55 with 40# DL & 1/2 mod hspu, 1/2 bpu
4 mile outdoor run in 31:54
5:06 30lb deadlifts and regular push-ups.
3:55 30# DL, boy PU
1st progression HSPU
4:27 April was 4:14 but I did all gpu then and all bpu this time! (Definitely not getting all the way down by the end)
3:41..my first repeat workout and it was exactly the same! Knees on couch for pu.
3:01 105lb deadlifts and boy pushups. No time to figure out HSPU mod
60 lb deadlift
Feet on 18" box for p/u
Forgot to post 🙂
Feet on chair for pu
3:13 feet up on big mats folded up
4:39 Knees on chair
4:00 60 # DL
HSPU with Knees on a high bed
ran 3 miles
7:03 I only had 40 lbs so I did double dead lifts. Did no double PUs, they were done standing. My shoulders were on fire
40# DL (20 lb kettlebell and 2 10 lb weights = as much as I have)
modified push ups
5:50 Handstand push-ups were horrible. Being an old swimmer and having bum shoulders, I may just stick to regular push-ups.
Completed on 7/16 3:13, after 7/16 wod. Then 7/15 wod and group power class.
Completed on 7/16 3:13, after 7/16 wod. Then 7/15 wod and group power class.
Pat -4:00 #95 dl – feet on bar stool
Maria-5:20 #55 DL – feet on box
did 10 less then before and took slower, my back is still protesting