Pullups and plank morning routine

So, for a while I’ve been doing pullups every morning, trying to improve my strength.  Well, I’ve noticed that my form is quite a bit off.  I decided it’s time to get off high count and go back to lower reps but improve my form/technique.  But what else to do in the morning?  Just pullups?  I can add something else I think.  And right as I am thinking about that today I get this shared with me on facebook:

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Aha!  This is an idea.  I will work on my abs in-between the pullup sets.  This will give me sufficient rest while keeping me occupied.

So, let’s design a program for 30 weeks, make sure all numbers align, print it, and go.  Here’s a PDF for you, if you wish to use the same (PDF is editable in Adobe Illustrator, if you want): 2013 Pullsup and Plank.

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I have 17″x22″ printer which is perfect for something like this and half-blind me [keep in mind, I do these in the morning, before I have my coffee and/or wake up...].

So, let’s print this already!

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Print it, cut it, we’re ready.  No, there are no explanation here.  This is for ME!  Week number, set number, and minutes I have to keep Plank for.  Simple-enough, right?

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Ah, we’re home now, finally :-)

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My old list.  Hard to read sideways and the pen I picked out is crap!

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New program is up!  YAY!  Something to do in the morning tomorrow :-).

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I had to figure out some way to have a pen right there, available.  Ah, my trusty 611 Record dogtag :-).  Those of you who know Nigel Richards, please WOOT!

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Nice and fat red Sharpie to mark my progress.  Awesome!  This is thick paper, too, so will not transfer to the wall :-).

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And here it is, complete.  Nice straight pipe, anchored into the wall, waiting to be used.  And right along it a to-do list :-).

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Now you realize the pain I go through every morning, right?  But the feeling afterwards is totally worth it!

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