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Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning' started by California Jack, Mar 2, 2011.
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5/26/11 amrap 1 pull up 3 pushups 5 squats in 20 minutes. 30 rounds
1 minute rest
30 second jump rope 30 seconds rest for 5 rounds
1 minute rest
30 seconds hollow rocks 30 seconds rest for 5 rounds
You wouldn't say that if I posted my reps!
5/27/11. Eight cycles of two minutes running plus one minute walking followed by three cycles of alternating running and walking for one minute each.
I wore my normal running shoes. While I suffered some calf pain, it was not debilitating. I do not know what this mean. Am I getting better? Is the problem the minimal shoes? I can't make a conclusion.
You may need time to adjust. Doing plyometrics on top of switching your running style is a big change IMO.
ETA: That said, some people simply don't like minimal shoes. They aren't right for everyone.
I'm gonna give it more time. I have a 5k in a month so I will train in both normal shoes and minimals.
5/28/11 thirty second work intervals thirty second rest for five sets each of:
Lunges 95 pounds
Press 95 pounds
Bent rows 95 pounds
Lunges became bodyweight lingoes. Some muscle in my left leg objected to weighted lunges. Press became a push press. Sprints slowed to jogs.
5/29/11 9 cycles of two minutes running plus one minute walking followed by 2 cycles of alternating running and walking for one minute each.
Used normal running shoes and experienced no lower leg pain.
5/30/11. Holiday fun!!! Carry, Run, and Press in 23:47
I will do this again on July Fourth.
6/2/11. Ten cycles of two minutes running and one minute walking
Wore regular running shoes and no calf pain.
6/3/11. Unknown period of walking and jogging in my minimal shoes. I do know that I jogged the uphills for a total of 4.5 minutes. At the end I jogged 5.5 minutes continuously to get a total of 10 minutes of jogging in. I concentrated on mid foot to ball of foot strikes. My calfs feel fine.
6/4/11. 5 rounds of 30 seconds of dlx225, bw dips, bw inverted row, sit-ups, jump rope, jumping jacks with 30 seconds rest between exercises and one minute rest between rounds.
6/5/11 six cycles of four minutes running and two minutes walking
6/6/11 five thirty second intervals with thirty second rest of 45 pound goblet squats, sandbag press, pull ups, planks, 45 pound db swings and sprinting.
I could only make it through two rounds of running. Calf pain.
6/8/11 running rounds of 5, 4, 4, 4, 3 minutes with two minute walking periods.:crying:
6/11/11. Five rounds of thirty seconds of as many reps as possible followed by thirty seconds of rest of:
Br x 185
Too hot and humid in my gym. Didn't make it past two rounds of jump rope. I suck!
6/22/11. Four cycles of five minutes running and two minutes walking
6/13/11 minimum shoe day. Ten minutes of slow jogging twenty minutes of walking. Calf pain returned.