Juneathon day 23 – I don’t kick that hard…honest!

I had PT this morning…it was a bit like this:

buffy kicking

or possibly a bit like this:

Here-Buffy-kick-just-some-light-sparring

or maybe this:

buffy-kick-o

ok…sorry I’ll stop that now πŸ™‚ but it seemed like such a good excuse!!

So I guess you gathered that there was kicking…it was planned kicking, I mean Matt suggested that I kick him as part of our kickboxing training…it is after all almost half of the word kickboxing!!

As it turns out, however, I have a reasonably solid kick, which was compounded by a sudden (this week) apparent increase in flexibility which made me suddenly able to kick almost to Matts shoulder height (I didn’t do that all the time by the way…).

I have a theory about this increase in flexibility and kicking ability…I think it was a side effect of actually getting enough sleep for once! I have to get up super early for PT and I usually forget that this should mean I go to bed earlier. Last night however I tried a new thing and get enough sleep! Which meant that (for once) I had the energy to kick well and the energy to actually lift my leg up!!

As well as this, we did deadlifting, and hard kettlebell circuits!!

yes, hard kettlebell circuits is the technical term for it!

that was all before work πŸ™‚

which made me hungry and I had to con myself that my protein shake wasΒ food in order to resist the infestationΒ of cake that was in out office today!no cake

I managed it though! πŸ™‚

superbuffygif

ok sorry I said no more Buffy…but you would know how superhero-y resisting all the cake was if you had seen how much there was!!

then lunchtime came…

and I went for a walk in the sunshine which was nice πŸ™‚

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16 responses to “Juneathon day 23 – I don’t kick that hard…honest!”

  1. NancyTex says :

    I have found a couple of online kettlebell workouts that make me feel like a weak little boy approx 8 minutes in. GAH! I *may* need to go get 2 kettlebells of a slightly lower weight so I can do some single arm stuff. At this weight there’s very few single arm things I can do with good form (other than rows).

    • Ice_Badger says :

      There are some really good ones out there!
      I was using 8kg ones and 20kg ones today!
      I say get more…you can’t have too many πŸ˜‰

      • NancyTex says :

        yeah, I feel limited to the variety of exercises because of the fact that I generally need two-handed grips at the weight I’ve got.

      • Ice_Badger says :

        can you do single handed swinging exercises with that weight?

      • NancyTex says :

        Hmm – haven’t tried to be honest, because the two workouts I found online didn’t do single arm swings. It was more windmills, half get-ups, etc. I found that this much weight on the back of my wrist (in windmill, for instance) hurts.

      • Ice_Badger says :

        I can only do windmills with really light weights, I can do 8kg in my left arm but probably only 4 or so in my right because of my shoulder injury.
        I am sure you could use the ones you have for single arm swinging exercises like snatches, clean and presses and high pulls πŸ™‚

      • NancyTex says :

        I’m sure you’re right. I was just lazy and glommed onto the workout moves I found online.

      • Ice_Badger says :

        well that is understandable when your transatlantic friend keeps not writing the workout she promises you *looks guilty*

        I will write one tonight!! honest!!

      • NancyTex says :

        hahaha! Awesome, thanks! So far it’s been me and Google. πŸ™‚

      • Ice_Badger says :

        well google is a good start…but I promise I will write one and put in pictures and everything!

  2. jane in training says :

    You kicked his shoulder?? Whoa! You didn’t even have to get a running start?

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