October 8 2022

Rucking with Bolt and Chloe

It’s been a long while since I posted anything. I don’t have anyone to blame for the lack of posting but myself.

Since my last post in 2019, I’ve added another rucking dog to the mix. She’s a big, beautiful, black Newfoundland named Chloe. She loves rucking and has been consistently training with Bolt and I.

My strength and cardio training has been steady. I’ve changed up my patterns a number of times. Currently, doing HIIT style as follows: 15 deep chest push-ups using Fat Gripz, 6 pull-ups with expanded towel grip, 6 chin-ups with expanded towel grip, 6 dips regular grip, 6 elevated leg lifts, 200 concentrated no tension Systema punches on the heavy bag, and 10 minutes on the Concept 2 rowing machine. Repeat. Doing two sets like this then hit the sauna for approximately 25 minutes while I Pray the Rosary.

I’ve been averaging 2 HIIT workouts and 2 rucks a week. Not bad but not where I want to be. I’d like at least one more HIIT a week.

The killer in this workout is the sauna. It sucks the life out of you while at the same time giving it back. Sauna is truly amazing.

Unfortunately, I haven’t done much in the way of martial arts since my move to South Dakota. I miss it. It’s in my blood. South Florida was a breeding ground for excellent training.

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Posted October 8, 2022 by Alexander Socia in category "Home

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