So its been about a week and a half after the birth of my daughter. I have returned back to work and life is returning to, well maybe not returning, but establishing a new normal. Over the past week we have been adjusting to having a newborn around. With countless diaper changes, bottles prepared, and […]Read More Week 1 ABB (After Baby Birth): A New Plan
Happy Tuesday. Still easing on in today I limited my reps for the Push-ups and Lunges down to 15 instead of 25. Also did a lighter weight on the French Press. And my lower back doesn’t feel as wonky. ***Warning. Don’t push it, especially with your back! If you injure yourself to the point were […]Read More Week 9 Day 2
So today I decided to get back into it and was cautious. I was able to get two sets in and then instead of trying to push it decided to finish out the day with the yoga poses and stretching. Additionally, I busted out the old foam roller to work on my IT band and […]Read More Week 9 Day 1: Easing on back
So today while I was on my second set of exercises I noticed something. My back felt a little wonky you might say. I noticed it while doing my push-ups so the third set I just didn’t do push-ups. The pain, and that’s a strong word, the pressure (See Brian Regan stand-up routine😉 persisted and […]Read More Week 8 Day 4: Uh…ouch maybe!
So as I work toward my goals its always a best practice to write them down. I got into this to be able to be a Functional Dad and have been thinking about what that needs to look like. The question is how to quantifiably measure the abilities I want in order to meet that […]Read More Physical Goals: For Right Now
Monday and I made some modifications to my daily load level. I combined all of my exercises into one day and upped the reps per set to 30. Interesting as I made my way into my first set was that the push-ups and military press seemed to working not all but same muscle groups and […]Read More Week 3 Day 1