Official Blog of Damon Valley

Live to Conquer.

There is always a catalyst. Something that finally makes you wake up and realize you're taking the wrong road. The light shining in the distance that encourages you to turn around, start over again and do it right this time. I've been there. To hell and back. When I decided to take back my life, EVERYTHING changed!
This blog is my journey to rebuild myself, brick by brick, day by day, all the blood, sweat and tears.



I'm a Certified Personal Trainer, an avid musician, and a dedicated Vegan and I'm living life to the fullest!

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Training Journal - October 24, 2013

I kind of went a little wacky today, doing two separate body-weight workouts.

AM Workout

A. Chin-up - 1 set as many reps as possible. (28 reps)

B. Decline Push-up - as many reps as possible in 10 minutes. (210 reps)

C. Chin-up - as many reps as possible in 5 minutes. (54 reps)

PM Workout

A1. Squat

A2. Decline Push-up

A3. Pull-up

I did 20 reps down to 2, even numbers only.  I finished it in 17:39.

Tomorrow I’ll hit the gym for a heavy lower body workout!

Training Journal - October 18, 2013

Quick home workout before flying out to Buffalo!  Do this workout for time.  It is a tough one.

A. Jumping Jack - 150 reps

B. DB Row - 50 reps

C1. Reverse Lunge - 12 reps/leg

C2. Decline Push-up - 10, 8, 6 - 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 (even numbers only)

C3. Burpee - 5 reps

C4. Decline Push-up - 9, 7, 5 - 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 (odd numbers only)

D. DB Row - 50 reps

E. Jumping Jack - 150 reps

A lot of push-ups and lunges.  I did this using 25lb dumbbells and did it in 24:24.

Try it!

Training Journal - October 16, 2013

Did a great metabolic workout today!  A combination of moderate/heavy and bodyweight exercises done with little-to-no rest. Brutal, brutal and brutal.  I completed it in 43:13.

A. Jumping Jack - 250 reps

B. Walking Lunge - 50 reps/leg with 40lbs.

C. Bent-over Row - 25 reps with 80lbs.

D. Hand-stand Push-up - 15 reps with body weight.

E. Weighted Single-leg Squat - 25 reps/leg with 24lbs.

F. Weighted Decline Push-up - 50 reps with 24lbs.

G. Weighted Pull-up - 15 reps with 24lbs.

H. Chin-up - 25 reps with body weight.

I. Burpee - 50 reps

J. Mountain Climber - 100 reps/leg

K. Swiss Ball Jack-knife - 50 reps