Monthly Archives: June 2013

ZOMG SRS LIFTER

My hands hurt! I’ve given up gloves so I have a better grip on my deadlifts, which makes them less slippy and easier, but the knurling on the bar is chewing up my palms. So it goes. Speaking of deadlifts, … Continue reading

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More pacing problems

Headed out for a 35-minute run and ran out of gas after the first mile again.  It seems so nice when I’m running fast, but then I just poop out and spend the rest being a drippy miserable hot and … Continue reading

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Shorts! Argh!

I usually don’t run on the weekends, but I’m going to try adding an experimental Saturday run for a couple weeks and see how it works.  It wasn’t hard to motivate myself to go outside today; it’s another lovely day! … Continue reading

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Beautiful Friday

Today is a beautiful, fantastic day for running– it’s sunny and relatively cool and breezy. However, yesterday was not nice and I stayed home and indoors and missed my Thursday lifting workout. So, today I designed a combo: a quick … Continue reading

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Useless body commentary

Tired and sore everything, hot day, slow run. But it’s done: 35 plodding minutes around the work neighborhood. On the plus side, someone had lilies of the valley blooming in their yard and they smelled very nice. As I put … Continue reading

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Taking stock

Big sexy lifts: I added a rep of heavy bench press today, going from 6 to 7 at 115lb, and followed that with another 10 at 95lb. My spotter J was there to see me making the most horrible contorted … Continue reading

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Running in the rain

Another rainy day, and today I have no treadmill to escape the weather.  The rain stopped for a few minutes and I checked the radar– look! a hole! I might be able to get my run in before it starts … Continue reading

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Treadmilling

The weather this morning was uncooperative for running outside (tropical storm will do that) and so I hopped on the treadmill. It’s official: I hate the treadmill. I have no idea how I managed to run so much on it … Continue reading

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Just what I needed

My body hasn’t quite recovered from the rigors of my week’s exertion yet– everything is still sore. The prospect of throwing a bunch of heavy lifting at it didn’t sound like a good idea, nor did boring cardio (because it’s … Continue reading

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Solid as a rock

I set aside a chunk of time to go run around my work neighborhood this morning, and covered 3 miles and some change in 40 minutes. Mostly, though, I’m excited that I did it with no walk breaks and negative … Continue reading

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