UPDATE. Scratch that. Life intervened. I didn’t get to my workout yesterday (W, 120905). I’ll do it tonight.
Good Behavior, Day Two.
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Most times, there should be a day or so of rest between exercise days but I decided to do Day 2 today, just one day after Day 1, because I started on Tuesday instead of Monday.
Exercises. Today is the first day for the pull-up and squat progressions.
- Horizontal Pulls – 2 sets of
2010 — The Challenge workouts call these Australian pull-ups. Here’s a video of how to do them from CC.
- Jackknife Squats,
32 sets of 4030 — Here’s a video developed by CC.
aiming to achieve achieved a modified intermediate beginner performance for the horizontal pulls and the progression intermediate standard for the jackknife squats. (Normal beginner for horizontal pulls is 1×10 and normal intermediate for jackknife squats is 2×20.) In other words, if I feel comfortable with my performance and form on the squats, I’ll move on to the next exercise next week.
Not even close: pull-ups were always my weakest exercise so that’s not too surprising, but I really thought I’d do better on the squats. Next week will be more of the same for these two exercises.