Hot, sweet, complex, and seriously healthy...
Tim had a brutal little plan for us today - check out this seemingly simple but extremely effective workout:
Each round adds an exercise - soooo fire up yourtimer for 30 second intervals:
- Start with 30 seconds of left hand, one hand swings,
- on the beep switch to right hand one hand swings.
30 seconds rest
- 30 seconds left hand swings, 30 seconds right hand swings
- 30 seconds left hand cleans, 30 seconds right hand cleans.
30 seconds rest
I felt a LOT less silly for setting 3 alarm clocks after the one from the hotel decided not to work Saturday morning. There was NO WAY I was going to be late for the infamous high volume (work and learning) Saturday that we'd all been warned about. After we all trundled onto the bus headed for the ESPN Wide World of Sports, some of us still artificially chipper from our various methods of caffeine consumption, we began our various tweets and conversations. The bus ride was a little on the long-ish side so it was a good time to meet as many new people as possible - it was neat to find out what/why people had sought out thecertification and how they felt about the challenges thus far. Many attendees had family members who were
Following a short (strictly timed) 10 minute break we came back to our places on the unforgiving astroturf and got into 1 of 2 approved "learning positions" (yes, I know how this sounds, but there's a logic to it - neither of these put the body into flexion, and can helpin a gentle way, the one most of us chose had us on our bellies in something similar to a "cobra" pose in yoga, or the way you sometimes see children watch tv from the floor). For some of us, this unusual position was the cause of some discomfort.
After thetest, we took a short break (literally, breaks would be approx 10 minutes and DON'T even think about being late....)