Lydia’s Progression Chart


Day one 11/8/17: Assessment Day

    A/1.5 mile run.  Run took place via three laps around neighborhood street.

        Result: Time was 21.23.  First walk began at 2.20 in, and overall RPE (rate of perceived exertion) was a 7 out of 19

     B/Push-up test

        Result 18 pushups performed with fatigue setting in at 10.

     C/Sit up test

         Result: 16 situps w/ first stop at 10


Day two 11/10/17: Cardio/Legs/abs

   A/.5 mile run: 5:51 elapsed time, first walk 2:23

   B/Leg circuit 2X each circuit: Bw squatsXBall SquatsXLeg Raises (forward and side)XDonkey kicks

   C/ Ab circuit: crunchesXreverse crunchesXcombo crunchXBridgeX ball pass 2X through circuit

        Ab assessment on bridge:24 seconds first round, 30 second round

        Leg assessment: 13 and 14 bw  squats


Day three 11/13/17/ Upper body and Abs

 A/ 1 mile run: 10:24 elapsed time first walk 3:15

 B/ Upper body circuit: dumbbell front raises, laterals, curls, behind head tricep extensions.  No assessment just a wake up of the upper body w/ 10-12 pound dumbells.

C/ Ab routine of Ab circuit: crunchesXreverse crunchesXcombo crunchXBridgeX ball pass 2X through circuit.  Bridge time a bit lower due to less time rest in circuit.


Day four: 11/14/17: Cardio day

A/ .5 mile run: 4:42 elapsed time, first walk 3:20

B/ Cardio bodyweight circuit: jumping jacks, bicycle kicks, mountain climbers, and squat thrusts aka burpies.  2 rounds 30 second rest.  Assessment on burpees, round 1-5, round 2-6.

C/ Regular ab routine.  Notable: 37 seconds on bridge

Day Five: 11/18/17 Leg and ab day

 A/ 1 mile run: elapsed time: 10:07, first walk 3:45 (was able to complete first lap w/out walking for first time J

 B/ Legs: Bw squats/ball squats/wall sits/ 30 second interval

                Leg raise/side leg raise/donkeys/walking lunges 30 second interval

C/ Regular ab routine Bridge not assessed


Day Six: 11/20/17 Upper body day

A/.5 mile run 4:40.5

B/Upper body/30 second intervals/2 rounds/Barbell bench press/barbell shoulder press/barbell upright row and press/barbell curls/dumbbell front raises/dumbbell tricep ext behind head/

C/Normal ab routine/no assessment


Day Seven 11/22/17 cardio day

A/1 mile run, 10:27 elapsed time, first walk 4:59

B/30 second intervals/2 rounds/jumping jacks/bicycle kicks/mountain climbers/burpees. Burpees assessed: round 1-7 round 2-9 round 3-13

C/ situps/added full situp in beginning of round otherwise normal ab routine/assessed situps, round 1-10 full situps, round 2: 15 punch sit ups

D/ End workout w/ Boxing and stairs


Day Eight: 11/25/17: Leg day


A/1.1 mile jog for first time/elapsed time 13:15, first walk at 12:45

B/30 second interval/2 rounds/added barbell squats/barbell squats/bodyweight squat/balls squat/wall sit/leg raises/donkey kicks/walking lunges/

C/Stair walks for last ten minutes


Day Nine: 11/27/17: Upper body day

A/1.1 mile run: elapsed time 13:01.57, no walk J

B/Upper body routine/2 rounds/28 second interval/Barbell shoulder press/barbell curl/barbell upright row and press/dumbbell tricep extension/dumbbell curls/Finisher was rope work for 4 rounds, round 1 was 32 seconds, round 2 for 36 seconds, round 3 for 37 seconds, round 4 for 42 seconds.

C/ Regular ab routine/assessed 12 knee situps


Day 10: 11/29/17 Cardio day

A/13:48.56 1.2 mile run. No walk J

B/2 rounds of 28 second interval cardio/jumping jacks /bicycles/mountains/burpees.  Burpees assessed at 14 on first round, 15 on second.

*suicide runs from middle of field to end of field and back

C/Regular ab routine 13 knee elbow situps


Day 11: 12/1/17: Leg day

A/1.3 mile run/14:52 elapsed time w/ no walk

B/Leg sequence w 28 second rest/Bodyweight squat/dumbbell squat/ball squat/wall sit/leg raises/donkeykicks/walking lunges

C/  Regular ab routine/14 knee to elbow situps.