I have been training for the past 2 months in preparation for Galaxy Universe on 26th October 2013. The videos i have uploaded are my 2nd phase of training for strength. Due to my shoulder injury that put me out of action for 4-5 months i had to start again with my chin up strength as well as my overall body strength. I have spent a lot of time working on my remedial exercises to build up the strength of my rotator cuff muscles to prevent more injuries in the future. I have also been working on my grip strength so i can perform better chin ups.

I started off only being able to do 1 chin up, last year i was up to 7 so it was hard to have to start from the beginning. So far i can do 5 wide grip chin ups, and 1 chin up with 6kg around my waist after 6 weeks of training.

I also added in videos of my tricep ez bar skull crushers and standing barbell curls. My strength is increasing each week and am looking forward to what i can achieve over the next 9 weeks leading up to the comp.

I have had to go back to basics and start again by building up my weaker muscles so they can help me be stronger overall. Its tedious and sometimes boring but if you want to be strong its essential to get it right, or else you increase your risk of injury.

Lisa

Wide Grip chin ups

Wide grip chin ups – 1 RM

Tricep Ez Bar skull crushers to chin

Barbell Curls 27kg