T Nation

65+ Training


#983

I wish. I forsee a lot of glute ham raises in future workouts since that hamstring incident.


#984

9/7

pushups 2 x 50


#985

How’s the hammie feel after yesterday’s session? Push-ups…now there is something I need to work back into the routine…


#986

OG it bothered me a few hours after yesterday’s workout. I think I overdid the glute ham raises, which I want have as my new best friend. Today it’s back to normal.


#987

9/10 new gym

glute ham raises 3 x 20

good mornings 3 x 10 @ bar, 95, 115

deadlifts 2 x 10 @ 135, 225, 3 x 5 @ 265, 1 x 3 @ 245

Injured hamstring was noticeable at last 265 rep, dropped to 245 and after 3 reps it acted up. Not as bad as 3 weeks ago, but I stopped the workout. Feels tender 2 hrs later.


#988

9/12 no gym

10 handstand pushups. Hamstring feels better.


#989

9/13 no gym

10 handstand pushups. Hamstring’s ok, will try deads next week.


#990

If it were me: I’d wait a whole week more than that. Hammies start to feel good fairly quickly but take time to actually heal up…


#991

I think you’re right after my experience on Monday.


#992

10 handstands are no joke. As we know, its taken me over a year just to get there.


#993

9/14

10 handstand pushups.

Getting gym withdrawal. Hamstring noticeable yesterday but I “powerwalked” to courthouse close to closing time and hamstring felt fine then.


#994

Your powerwalk probably scared some clerks as you bolted in. They knew you were there for business and not messing around. lol


#995

9/17 old gym

dumbbell benches 2 x 10 @ 50, 55
barbell bench 1 x10 @ 135
machine benches 3 x 8 @ 190, 200, 220

preacher curls 3 x 8 @ 75, 85, 90
hammer curls 3 x 10 @ 35, 40, 45

Didn’t notice hamstring over last few days but I’ll lay off rack pulls and deads another week.


#996

9/18 old gym

OHP 2 x 10 @ 95, 115, 1 x 6 @ 135
machine press 2 x 10 @ 95 or so
machine 2 press 2 x 10 @ 90, 140, 1 x 8 @ 160
machine 3 press 2 x 10 @ 90, 140, 1 x 6 @ 160

tricep pushdown 3 x 10 @ 80, 90, 110

Hamstring still resting


#997

9/24 new gym

glute ham raises 3 x 15
good mornings 4 x 10 @ bar weight, 95, 115, 135
rack pulls 1 x 10 @ 135, 3 x 5 @ 225, 245, 265
barbell rows 3 x 10 @ 135, 225, 225

dumbbell hammer curls to chest 4 x 10 @ 30, 30, 35, 40

hamstring feels ok. Don’t want to push it. 10 pullups Sunday.


#998

9/25 old gym

9 chin up in garage yesterday evening

dumbbell benches 3 x 10 @ 35, 45, 70
dips 3 x 10
cable flyes 3 x 10 @ about 140
machine flyes 3 x 10 @ 175

machine rows 3 x 10 w/ 2 45s, 4 45s, 6 45s

ok workout. Trying to get back into evening garage chins.


#999

9/26

8 chinup in garage last evening

this am 10 handstand pushups, 50 pushups

I noticed that handstand pushups are somewhat easier if I first tighten midsection like I do before a deadlift.


#1000

Hmm. Good to know for handstands.


#1001

9/27 old gym

machine presses 3 x 8, up to 130
angled machine presses 3 x 8 @ 90, 180, 180
different angled machine press 3 x 8 @ 180

preacher curls 3 x 8 @ 75, 85, 110
cable tricep extensions 3 x 10 @ 100, 110, 120

chin ups 8 reps last evening. I am trying to do these as soon as I park in garage when I come home from work. 8 is about all I can do by that time of day. Hamstring feels fine but I’m going to limit deads/rack pulls to once a week for awhile. Miss those a lot.

Rooting for Crippler to post 3 x 10 handstand pushups in a workout.


#1002

I first need to get 10 reps on a consistent basis.