Monthly Archives: October 2012

Curiously tough

I don’t know if I’ve ever been so excited to go to the gym before.  Getting back to the office and back to my workout routine was the nicest thing.  I gung-ho’edly set the timer to 35 minutes.  Yeah!  Gonna … Continue reading

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Hurricane yoga

I’m stuck at home, since the entire region’s been crippled by a hurricane. So: no running (outside or in), no gym. What’s left, something I can do without leaving the house? Yoga! I’ll probably be doing yoga tomorrow, too. Still … Continue reading

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Brand new belt

Dehydrated, underfueled, and sore-legged. That has the makings of a good Friday run, right? Anyway, I dialed in 35 minutes and battled through it at what turned out to be a pretty decent pace, despite feeling cruddy. Unfortunately Sports Bra … Continue reading

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Magic pill

Full workout today: ran a fast mile, then lifted all the things. (There were no jerkfaces in the weight room this time– yay!) I feel like I’m making progress; I managed more bench press reps and had a little easier … Continue reading

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Post-run brain fog

A meeting threw my schedule out of whack today, so I had to go to the gym at a different time. It wasn’t a huge deal; I went to the gym a little early and did a long run– 5k … Continue reading

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“Do you want me to lift up the bar for you?”

I went, I lifted, I endured major rudeness. I was in the free weights room finishing up my dumbbell lifts and I noticed that the bench press was loaded up and its user was nowhere to be seen. "Huh, that’s … Continue reading

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Trail tested

There’s a trail about 2 miles from my house that runs through a wooded area and along a creek.  I hadn’t gone to check it out yet, since 2 miles is too far to run to then run some more, … Continue reading

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