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29th Ramadhan – Yay Nak Raya!

Level 2 Day 2

5 rounds for time = 4m 37s
3 pull-ups
8 push-ups
13 squats

Supplementary Exercises:

Crunches: 25 X 3

Back Extensions: 25 X 3

Notes:

Woohoo!

Shaved nearly 15 secs from my previous Level 2 Day 2 attempt and I feel great though I had to pace myself while doing the squats. I still love my knees you know.

Helped my mom to weave or anyam the coconut leaves to make three ketupat or rice cubes cases orkelongsong . Initially I planned to do most of the weaving but by the time I finished terawih, there were only three pairs of leaves left. Bummer!

However I’m proud to say that in my family, I’m the only one who had learned this complicated traditional skill from my mum. Hopefully I can pass this custom down to my own offsprings one day.

Insya-Allah.

I just made three of these. πŸ˜›

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27th Ramadhan – A Way To A Woman’s Heart…

Level 2 Day 1

Maximum rounds in 20 min = 25 sets

1 chin-ups
3 push-ups
4 squats

Supplementary Exercises:

Crunches: 25 X 3

Back Extensions: 25 X 3

Notes:

… is through her stomach’s.

Is it true?

Alhamdulillah I managed to eke out 3 sets more than the previous. Sweat is pouring out from my body right now and it feels damn good. I felt a twinge in my right knee just now but after performing slower squats, it felt normal again. But as usual, necessary precaution will be taken.

Alright that’s it, need to continue baking The Fat Pakcik $250 Chocolate Chip Cookies.

It will be a long night ahead.

The ingredients

πŸ™‚

p/s: I am still fat. Haha. Especially after eating the cookies.


24th Ramadhan – Don’t Ever Give Up Hope

Level 2 Day 3

For time = 4m 28s
13 chin-ups
26 push-ups
26 squats

Supplementary Exercises:

Crunches: 20 X 3

Back Extensions: 20 X 3

Notes:

I know this will be a long, arduous challenge. But I’ve set my mind to it and will never back down though insurmountable it seems to be. Even how hard a stone is, drop by drop, eventually water will carve into it. So insya-Allah, I will continue to persevere.

Wish me luck. πŸ™‚

Now for the training part. πŸ˜›

Day 3 is basically the Judgement Day in the Simplefit program and I managed to complete the workout under 5 minutes which is the prerequisite to progress to the next level which is, Level 3. However, I still struggled during the chin-up segments and I am not at all satisfied with the quality of my chin-ups. As I also abstained from doing squats last week, I deem it necessary to repeat Level 2 again.

Give it to me baby!

Hooya!


22nd Ramadhan

Level 2 Day 2

5 rounds for time = 4m 51s
3 pull-ups
8 push-ups
13 squats

Supplementary Exercises:

Crunches: 20 X 3

Back Extensions: 20 X 3

Notes:

It doesn’t get easier.

Adios!


20th Ramadhan – And The Struggle Continues

Level 2 Day 1

Maximum rounds in 20 min = 22 sets

1 chin-ups
3 push-ups
4 squats

Supplementary Exercises:

Crunches: 20 X 3

Back Extensions: 20 X 3

Notes:

Wawaweewa!

Alhamdulillah! My left knee seemed fine when I did the workout just now. I even managed to do two extra sets though my pacing was constant and I hardly pushed the intensity. But still it was a tough workout and I enjoyed it to the max.

A worrying note that I should keep in check is that I keep eating more and more for buka puasa nowadays. Though my mom didn’t cook a lot, the amount of food we received from relatives and neighbours meant that the table is always full with different variety of dishes.

For example, I ate nasi beriani dam kambing from Khalid Mosque and mee rebus plus teriyaki chicken just now. This was in contrast to the early days of Ramadhan when my breakfast comsisted of just a few slices of bread and milk.

And my new semester has started and the only time I can fit in my workout is from 5.45am to 6.45am. That’s way too early. Anyone doing your training at that time?

Aiyayaiyayai!

πŸ˜•


17th Day Ramadhan – Am I Fit?

Level 2 Day 3

For time = 0m 00s
13 pull-ups
26 push-ups
26 squats

Supplementary Exercises:

Crunches: 20 X 3

Back Extensions: 20 X 3

Notes:

As stated the last time, I refrained myself from doing the squats to give my knees a chance to recuperate. The workout was tough and I think it’s best I stick to this level till I can perform the Level 2 Day 3 test comfortably.

Kay time to eat soto and BBQ chickens.

Yummy!

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15th Day Ramadhan – The Inconvenient Truth ~Updated~

Tampines – Pasir Ris Park


20.13 km

1hr 12m 02s

16.77 km/hr

Mapmyrun: http://www.mapmyrun.com/route/sg/singapore/405128273645785706

Sportypal: http://www.sportypal.com/Workouts/Details/584744

Level 2 Day 2

5 rounds for time = 0m 00s
3 pull-ups
8 push-ups
13 squats

Supplementary Exercises:

Crunches: 20 X 3

Back Extensions: 20 X 3

Notes:

The Son asked, “Ayah, Faisal nampak kurus tak?”

The Father replied, “Tak lah. Maybe sikit jer lah.”

😦

The afternoon cycle was a killer. I was totally dehydrated and there was no power at all from my legs. I was just wishing for it to be over and done with as quickly as the wind blows. If not for the finger-licking bone steak a.k.a sup tulang merah, that my mum has cooked for breakingfast, and the thought of all the calories I will stuffing myself with, I would not have done the ride.

The feeling sucks. Pardon my French.

Strength training after terawih tonight.

Come on Faisal!!!

Update:

Strength workout done. Phew! Omitted the squats due to precautionary measures. Will test the left knee again and hopefully can resume doing squats next week.

Now MAKAN time! Pulut kuning and its assorted dishes and bone steak are waiting.

Adios!

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