Monday, December 28, 2015

Christmas Workouts and Bally Photo

Sunday was nearly a CASS-Free day. Just a small cup of tea before an upper body workout in the garage.

That Meathead-ish workout looked like this:

1A) Decline Maximus Pause Pushup (1-1-1-1) = 28 reps, new PB
1B) Band Pull

2A) DB Neutral Grip Press

3A) KB 1-Arm OH Press
3B) DB 1-Arm Row

4A) Squat-Curl
4B) Kneeling Plank-to-Triceps Extension
4C) Total Body Extension
4D) Close-Grip Pushup

Had a nice visit from TT Trainer, J-Roc, on Sunday afternoon.

Today we had a little Christmas gift exchange with a few family members that missed out on the 25th, and I had more fun than on real Christmas!

My sister gave me a fancy new silk eye-mask. Probably the best gift of the year. Makes a huge difference in the summer, and in hotels where the rooms are filled with digital and mystery lights.

It was a great way to start the week. We should do a gift exchange every Monday morning. Ha!

25th TT Transformation Contest starts today! It's free to enter and you can win $1000 -

You need a bodyweight program to start with? Here's the 6-Minute Workout I shared in this morning's email. This type of training gives you the best morning workout, and this circuit is called:

The INSANE 6-Minute Morning Metabolism Cranker Workout

- Do each exercise for 45 seconds.
- Rest 15 seconds before moving to the next exercise.

1A) Total Body Extension
1B) Bodyweight Squat
1C) Jumping Jack
1D) Close-Grip Pushups or Kneeling Pushups
1E) Alternating Lunges
1F) Mountain Climbers

- Advance: You can do that circuit up to 3 times for a 20-minute workout.
- Take a full minute rest between circuits.

Who needs fancy equipment for a fat torching workout? Not you!

Your legs will be on fire (even after one round), and so will your metabolism.

Today's Kickbutt Mindset Tip:
“Everybody in your situation has the same choice: you can rue your situation or you can dedicate yourself to changing it. Accept responsibility for your future. Refuse to complain, criticize, or condemn. If you want us to help you achieve your goals, then trust in and follow our advice. Stop doubting it. Stop denying it. Have faith.” – Mark Ford

Keep the faith and push on,

Craig Ballantyne, CTT

PS - Merry Christmas from Bally...

PPS – Make sure you know your big goals and dreams…

List your #1 priority in life. Now write down the first thing you do each day. Are these in alignment? What obstacles do you need to eliminate? What habits and rituals can you improve? Make the changes and align your actions.

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