Week 1: Recap

Feels amazing to be back training again, I’ve realised over the Christmas period that and un-organised lifestyle really does not suit me. I need structure, rules, planning and to sleep regular hours. Christmas was awesome, met some great old friends and spent some great time with my family, then again lucky it only comes once a year.

It’s now the first week of January and I always like to look for distance events in the calendar to aim for, it’s 11 weeks to Paddy’s day and 12 weeks to Easter. These are two big drinking events in an Irish man’s calendar. The Euros are 12 weeks from Easter, my birthday is 12 weeks from the Euros, and Christmas is 12 weeks from my birthday. Also a two week holiday with my girlfriend in August is planned. So I have milestones everywhere. Continue reading

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Day 20: Weights – Rest Day, Cardio – 40 mins Medium Intensity

It’s Saturday here at facelessfitness.com and this is a weights rest day. I’ve just come off the back of three straight days of heavy lifting and this is a well deserved (and well needed) rest day. However I do had a longer session of cardio to do today which I know will be tough because my legs are feeling the effects of the last couple of days.

If you’ve been following my Instagram @facelessfitguy you’ll know that I did not get much sleep last night, around 4 hours, which really sucks because I need sleep particularly at the weekends as my Monday to Friday is pretty hectic with work and training. I think I’m getting the flu, my girlfriend is currently out of work sick with it and their are a lot of germs floating around my apartment. She’s had it a couple of days but I’ve managed to keep it at bay…until now?!

I fell asleep around 12:30 am, but woke again at 2, coughing and sneezing and don’t talk to me about the DOMS from Continue reading

Day 8: Weights – Rest Day, Cardio – Sprint Intervals

This was an unplanned rest day for my weights, got caught working late and couldn’t make it to the gym, it’s ok, it happens! I’ve just rejigged my week a little, It means the next three nights of the fitness programme will include lifting weights. If something unexpected happens and you have to switch a days training, that’s ok! the aim is to get it back on track as soon as possible and plan better to limit the risk next time out. Never skip cardio!

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Week 1: Planned Training & Goal

The Plan:
Day 1: Weights – Chest & Triceps, Cardio – 20 min low intensity
Day 2: Weights – Back & Biceps, Cardio – 20 Min Intervals
Day 3: Weights – Rest Day, Cardio: 40 Min Medium Intensity
Day 4: Weights – Legs, Cardio – 20 min low Intensity
Day 5: Weights – Shoulders Traps & Abs, Cardio – 20 Min Sprint Intervals
Day 6: Weights – Rest Day, Cardio – 40 Min Medium Intensity
Day 7: Weights – Chest & Triceps, Cardio – 20 Min low Intensity

The Goal:
The first week is usually Continue reading