Monthly Archives: February 2012

Running with the strength of my legs

Yet another 3 miles, today on the treadmill. It was really a rough go! My calves stiffened up right away (they’re still so sore, arrrgh) so the first two miles turned into run-hobble-walk-run-hobble-walk… But once I hit mile 3 they … Continue reading

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Adjusting and understanding

Still adjusting my lifting today. There’s a fine line between dropping items because they’re redundant, and dropping them because I hate them (shoulder raises, I’m looking at you). Highlight of the workout: doing 40 of those short quad lifts. Ow! … Continue reading

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Something extra

3 miles on the trail today.  Nothing to be proud of there; I was having a heck of a time of it between my uterus threatening revolt and my lungs still not working quite right (thanks allergies, I love waking … Continue reading

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What’s my motivation?

Hooray, it’s Friday! I finally made it to yoga class too. The class was good, but the instructor is really focusing on strength poses. That’s fine– I sure do get sweaty doing plank and chair and locust– but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Doing less

Thursday: lifting day. J and I headed to the gym as usual, where (on the advice of the wonderful asubjectivity) I tried to do fewer things while still hitting all the relevant muscle groups. So, I did bicep curls, oblique … Continue reading

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Goal achieved: Gait analysis

Just finished 3 miles.  I didn’t feel like doing the loop today (hills, knees, hmm) so went out to the little trail and ran back and forth until my thingumbobber told me I was done.  I wore my ‘barefoot’ shoes … Continue reading

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Athleticism and femininity

Back at the gym this morning! My Friday workout plans were decimated by Surprise Meetings (okay, surprise-moved meetings) and Monday was a day off and I chose to be deliciously lazy. (Really, it was great.) So now it’s Tuesday and … Continue reading

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