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Equal Exchange Gifts and Weighted Pull Ups

Posted Nov 28 2010 12:09pm

Hello!

I wanted to post my workout today.. because I’m proud! Ha! I tried another 5×5 for my back today- and guess what- I did weighted pull ups! Man, in November of last year I was doing assisted ones with a lot of help. Now I’m doing weighted? I can’t believe it! Anyway, here’s how the workout went:

Straight Sets (1 minute to 2 minutes rest between sets)

  • Wide Grip Pull Ups (unassisted)- 5 sets of 5, 2 sets I had 10 pounds strapped onto me
  • Bent Over Barbell Row- 105 pounds, 5 sets of 5 <-increased weight
  • One Arm Row- 50 pounds per arm, 5 sets of 5 (well, first set I got 6 reps) <-increased weight
  • Skull Crushers- 50 pounds, 4 sets of 8, 8, 6, 6

Superset:

  • Low Row- 85 pounds, 4 sets of 9, 8, 8, 8
  • Tricep Cable Extension- 30 pounds, 4 sets of 8, 8, 6, 6

Yeah!!

Oh, and I have a review for you all too. I recently was sent a few products to review from Equal Exchange and let you all know about in time for the holiday season.

According to the company, “Equal Exchange’s range of gifts offer a perfect solution for your gifting needs with a variety of different size gifts to meet any budget. Fair Trade and assembled by hand, these gifts are a great way to show someone special you care, while helping small scale farmers build a better life at the same time. Some key features of our gifts include:

  • 100% Fair Trade selection of gifts. All of the items in our gifts are Fair Trade and even the gift basket itself is Fair Trade.
  • Filled with delicious coffee, tea, chocolate, cocoa or snacks that are both tasty and good for people and the planet.
  • Each gift ships in its own gift box with recycled packaging and filler.
  • Convenient online ordering at  or order by phone if you prefer: 774-776-7333
  • Easy ordering system and discounts for those ordering ten or more gifts via our business gifts program. 
  • Custom gift card with your personal message included with each order.

I was sent the Good Morning Basket which included 2 ginger cookies, coffee, and tea (all organic.) All my family got the enjoy the goodies- the cookies went to my sister, the coffee to my parents, and the tea for myself!

All were yummy and what I loved was the packaging.. it makes for easy gift giving!

There is a special coupon for free shipping for gift baskets on the online store through the end of November. The coupon code is freegiftship

Also, you can enter to win an Equal Exchange Holiday Gift basket here .

I’m off to work! Have a great day!

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