Friday, July 17, 2009

On the Road Workouts & Eating

Got into Arlington, Texas on Thursday morning, had my "3rd breakfast" and then did a round of Convict Conditioning in my hotel room. This book isn't available, but it will be soon from

It's got a cool story, and an addicting program. Yesterday's program involved regular pushups, squats, half back bridges, headstands, and some ab stuff.

It's kind of like the Bodyweight 500 Program, and the "challenge" aspect of a workout is what will keep you motivated to stick to the program.

You'll be hearing a lot more about it here, and it is giving me a lot of ideas for future programs. Anything to keep you guys motivated and sticking to your workouts.

Anyways, after some meetings we went out for dinner at a Texas Steakhouse where I preceded to commit blasphemy by not eating meat and instead having a big salad, a football sized baked potato, and a bowl of baked beans.

Then some mini-putt. Funny stuff. I suck at mini-putt.

This morning I got up and did some pulldowns and rows in the smallest hotel gym I ever used. It was teeny tiny. But still a good workout to start the day, followed by 1 apple, some oatmeal, 3 bananas, some almonds, and some raisins. 



Andy said...

Have fun in Arlington, Man!

Loved the 500 routine..loved the 300 routine...Hmm...Convict conditioning sounds like some great routines it seems. Looking forward to it if and when it comes out here soon.

I know it might be a bit advanced for many of your followerd but I still believe you can outdo those workouts TT style and be a little creative with it like you said...definitely looking forward to that.

all the best in Arlington...


Anonymous said...

I think I've heard about convict conditioning before and its decending sets of burpees.

Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, MS said...

Hey Anonymous,

you must be thinking of another program...there are no sets of descending burpees in convict conditioning.

its more a bodyweight strength program than a conditioning program.


Anonymous said...

Why are you in Arlington?? I grew up there.

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