This morning at my gym we had an interesting workout because when I saw it I was not sure I could finish it. Basically in 20 minutes we had to do 2 wall climbs (lay on floor, feet against the wall, walk up the wall, touch your stomach against the wall and then go the other way) then 4 Deadlifts at 275 pounds and 6 pull ups, as many rounds as possible. I have been dealing with a stiff back so I wanted to be super cautious with the Deadlifts, after all, I am a 153 pound man, 275 pounds is a lot of weight. In the end I did 8 rounds, I felt pretty good about that given that I was being relatively cautious with my back. The Deads alone were 8800 pounds. Once I was done I felt like I left too much in the chamber, I just was not very tired at all. I certainly was not the gym all star and there was another person that is similar size to me that did 11 rounds. So that got me thinking, can I do this again later in the day? My main concern was safety but yet, I thought I could. So I started the prep making sure I was nice and stretched out, I tried not to sit down all that much so back would not tighten. I have a “rumble roller” so I got some soft tissue work done and by mid morning the idea had me going. I was going to do it.
I would need some sugars and carbs
Since a picture is worth a thousand words here are two thousand words.
The omelet is a 4 egged souffle omelet Tex Mex style with Tomatoes, Jalapeños and other good stuff including Chorizo Sausage. The Pancakes are Pumpkin Pancakes and I am not sure this needs to be said but yes I was alone and I ate it all. I did not have the powdered sugar, the cream or the whipped cream. I was not avoiding fats necessarily but I was really focusing on carbs, preferably starchier and non-refined if possible.
The only other thing I took in was a Synergy Guava Goddess.
The Second Workout
I actually did a slight bit better the second time around, I still did 8 rounds but this time I did 2 more wall climbs and 1 deadlift for a total amount lifted for the day just in deads of 17,875 pounds. Other than a blister I feel great, I did not eat crazy but I did give myself a nice little treat, once again 2000 words, my dinner was Cashew Chicken from Leeann Chins, notice no rice because I if I was going to eat simple carbs I prefer Sorbet.
If you have any questions just hit me in the comments or facebook, as you might imagine I am a bit tired, luckily tomorrow is rest day at my gym.