Cohiba's recover from heart failure log

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Yesterday did kickboxing, 1 hr.

Today:
bench press 135x10, 10, 10
db incline press 50's x 10, 8, 8
cable crossovers, high 20 x 12, 12, 15
decline situps 20, 15
ezbar curls 70 x 10, 10, 10
cross body hammer curls 30's x 10, 10, 10
30 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 3.5%

Baby steps.
 
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15 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 5%
HS shoulder press 130x12, 12, 13
db shrugs 70's x 12, 12, 12
db side lateral raises 30's x 10, 25's x 12, 10
cable side lateral raises 12.5x12, 12, 12
reverse cable crossovers 12.5x15, 12, 12, 10.5x15
15 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 5%

I'm moving shrugs to shoulder day from back/tri day. I didn't do front raises because front delts were still sore from chest day.
 

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Yesterday did kickboxing, 1 hr.

Today:
bench press 135x10, 10, 10
db incline press 50's x 10, 8, 8
cable crossovers, high 20 x 12, 12, 15
decline situps 20, 15
ezbar curls 70 x 10, 10, 10
cross body hammer curls 30's x 10, 10, 10
30 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 3.5%

Baby steps.
How did you feel after kickboxing?
 
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How did you feel after kickboxing?
Worn tf out, it was really hard.

My conditioning is the worst it has been since I first had my heart issues right now. Because of the surgery, the week off, the week or so of low blood pressure...it all added up. Huge setback. My abs started disappearing, and I was getting weaker.

I'm coming back though bro! I'm really feeling better this week. I'm getting back on track. We go to Belize for 10 days in the end of November, and I'm hoping to look good again by them :)
 

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Worn tf out, it was really hard.

My conditioning is the worst it has been since I first had my heart issues right now. Because of the surgery, the week off, the week or so of low blood pressure...it all added up. Huge setback. My abs started disappearing, and I was getting weaker.

I'm coming back though bro! I'm really feeling better this week. I'm getting back on track. We go to Belize for 10 days in the end of November, and I'm hoping to look good again by them :)
You training Thai, Mate? Glad yer on the mend!
 
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You training Thai, Mate? Glad yer on the mend!
I'm working with a really good instructor right now. His name is Myron Gaudet. He has like 30 years experience training people in mixed martial arts, he is also a referee for amateur and professional MMA. I just googled him and found this info: https://www.streetscienceboxing.com/about-coach-myron-gaudet

Myron is the second trainer my son and I have worked with in the past 3 years. The first 2 we mainly did beginning kickboxing with some trainers that weren't super experienced, but got us started. Mind you - we are not super dedicated to this, so we are on the slow learner program LOL.

With Myron, we are technically going to be learning tactical jujitsu, but for the past 6 months all we have been doing is working on striking, defense, and footwork. He doesn't want to move on to anything else until we have a solid base there. We've both been progressing a lot faster since we got with Myron though, his training techniques are awesome.

It's kind of mind-blowing the way he teaches stuff. The first class we learn a new technique, we suck at it, and by the 3rd class we are getting pretty adept at it. Cool stuff!
 

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Good on you, @CohibaRobusto - that seems a solid approach. All good Thai / kickboxing starts with balance and footwork. It where ye get yer power from and how ye find yer attack and evade angles in the fight. Seems ye got a good coach then whose style works well for ye. Looking forward to hearing more about yer progress!!
 
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15 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 5-6.5%
HS Iso rows +90/s x 12, 12, 15
back extensions bw x 20, 20, 18
seated cable low row 120 x 15, 140x12, 12
wide grip lat pulldown 120 x 10, 10, 10
straight arm pushdowns 50x12, 10, 10
tricep dip machine 125x15, 15, 12
v bar tricep pushdown 60x12, 12, 10
db overhead tricep ext 45x12, 12, 12
15 mins eliptical trainer

Felt really good today. I hope this keeps up.
 
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15 mins eliptical trainer
front squats 45x10
back squats 135x10, 155x10, 185x8
nautilus leg press 240x20, 300x12, 340x10, 10
leg extensions 165x12, 180x12, 195x12, 210x12, 220x9
Adductor 205x15, 15, 15
seated calf 115x12, 10, 90x12, 10
20 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 3.5% inc

Okish leg day, felt good. I'm thinking about tracking food again soon. I have only been tracking protein the past few months.
 
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I've been lifting, just having heart rate issues again so I've been shortening my routine and just making sure I go as often as I can.

I talked to my doctor about it today, he said it could take another month or 2 to clear up completely.

Kind of a bummer, I really wasn't expecting this. They all said recovery from this was a breeze. Maybe that's true for people who sit on the couch all day. It's definitely not the level of performance I was expecting.
 

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I've been lifting, just having heart rate issues again so I've been shortening my routine and just making sure I go as often as I can.

I talked to my doctor about it today, he said it could take another month or 2 to clear up completely.

Kind of a bummer, I really wasn't expecting this. They all said recovery from this was a breeze. Maybe that's true for people who sit on the couch all day. It's definitely not the level of performance I was expecting.
You're doing more than most would, you're a beast!!!
 

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The heart LOVES one thing above all others....Less body weight.
I haven't read the entire thread but this is solid 24k gold. Not to rehash my personal life I have dealt with chf first hand and brother, let me tell you something, there is nothing in this world worth suffering on that scale. Not muscle women money fame NOTHING. I'd have to seriously consider being Ronnie Coleman x2 for a few years buy other than that, hook up with a good cardiologist and keep a real close eye on what's going on. Wish you the best.
 

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I've been lifting, just having heart rate issues again so I've been shortening my routine and just making sure I go as often as I can.

I talked to my doctor about it today, he said it could take another month or 2 to clear up completely.

Kind of a bummer, I really wasn't expecting this. They all said recovery from this was a breeze. Maybe that's true for people who sit on the couch all day. It's definitely not the level of performance I was expecting.
Doctors measure "recovery" differently than we do. Most people consider walking exercise thus if you go from hospital bed to walking around most doctors say you've recovered.

Be patient and keep your head up.
 
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15 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 3.5 inc
HS iso rows +90/s x 12, 12, 12
back extensions bw x 15, 15, 15
seated cable low rows 140x 12, 12, 10
straight arm pushdowns 42.5 x 12, 12, 12
wide grip pulldowns 120 x 10, 10, 10
tricep dip machine 125 x 12, 12, 12
vbar tricep pushdown 60 x 12, 12, 12
overhead tricep cable ext 35x20, 42.5x12, 12
15 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 2%

Got in a decent workout today. Haven't logged the past few because they were pretty short, wasn't feeling too great. Today blood pressure and heart rate were pretty normal.
 
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15 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 5 inc
angle leg press +90 × 12, +180×12, +270×10, +360×8, 270x10
bb lunges 45x20, 20
leg extensions 195x12, 200x12, 12, 12
seated calf raises +90×15, 13, 10, +70×16, 16, 15
adductor 205x15, 15, 15
15 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 2%

Had a pretty good day so far. All the squat racks were taken though.
 
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