Monthly Archives: June 2012

Not my business

Put a bow on the week’s workouts with a nice 33 (not 30, +10%ing) minute run. I ran it easy and it felt good. I think I can start ramping the times up again. However, Damn Foot is giving me … Continue reading

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Simplifying my wardrobe

Weight lifting Thursday! Today’s pushups were done with a gym attendant foam-rollering next to me; thanks to his presence I did them using excellent form. It’s still damn hard and it isn’t getting any easier. I’m not sure what to … Continue reading

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Keeping it together

I think the stress and changes and lack of sleep of the last week or two are catching up to me (along with impending doom, I mean, PMS). I was a wreck this morning, but I decided that instead of … Continue reading

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Enjoy!

Back to weight lifting today. Despite my love for functional fitness, I will take lifting dumbbells over carrying mattresses up flights of stairs any day. I’m still trying to do pushups, but I don’t think they’re getting any easier. Going … Continue reading

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Easy Monday

This past Saturday I moved my apartment. It went well, and I had lots of help which was great! Luckily, I’m not too sore today, but my knees are a little unhappy from carrying heavy things up and down stairs, … Continue reading

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BRB

After my Tuesday workout I was mighty sore– everything hurt.  And I thought to myself, “You know, I don’t want to be sore like this when I move house on Saturday.”  So, there were no more workouts this week.  I’ll … Continue reading

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Proper mechanics

Yet another hard lifting day! Isn’t it supposed to get easier as I keep doing it? Added 10 lb to the squat bar and found it quite hard enough thank you very much. I let myself get deeper into the … Continue reading

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Form and function

Finally! Got a workout in on Monday. It seems that Mondays are my favorite day to slack, but not this week. 30 minutes on the trail and a good pace this time. It seems I’ve banished walking breaks (famous last … Continue reading

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Order of operations

Another 30-minute run today. I’m getting better at these; faster, farther, no walk breaks. I’m glad my cardio capacity is coming back– the slacking hadn’t done my endurance any good. Remember how I did squats yesterday? Just the bar, nothing … Continue reading

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Squats are fun!

Today was one of those days when everything was harder than usual. I don’t know why! I ate good meals the last couple days and got lots of sleep last night, maybe my body’s having a moment. First order of … Continue reading

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