Monthly Archives: April 2013

Legs Plus

I’m still adjusting my lifting schedule– I had planned to do a light upper body day and focus on lower body today, but I really didn’t have time for it much upper body work. I threw a couple sets of … Continue reading

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Deflating false hopes with SCIENCE since forever

Ah, it’s now the time of year when I go outside to run and come back in and want a long, cold shower. Truthfully, it wasn’t really that hot this morning but it was sticky and I’m just not used … Continue reading

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It really is fun. Really!

J and I hit the weight room this morning and I did all my upper body stuff. I’m happy to report that my strength is coming back pretty quickly and it hasn’t taken long to get back to my old … Continue reading

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Adventures in shoes

Believe it or not, it took me until Sunday to fully recover from that legs day last Wednesday… I might have overdid it.  There was much hobbling until then, and grimacing and wincing and other unpleasantness.  I have no idea … Continue reading

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A letter to my local running store

Dear Local Running Store, I’m hurt.  No, not in the plantar fasciitis or sore quads way, nothing you can sell me a doohickey to fix.  I just wonder: what will it take for you to treat me like a Real … Continue reading

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Picking my own brain

Ah, good ol’ delayed-onset muscle soreness, I’ve missed you! (Not really.) My legs are quite stiff today, which I expected, but it doesn’t make it any more fun. I like lifting and I love getting stronger, but the time in … Continue reading

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Legs Day!

I wandered aimlessly to the gym today without any sort of plan. My ankles and shins are a little sore; on Monday after the race I left work early, before my partner could pick me up, and walked the 3 … Continue reading

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