Monthly Archives: July 2013

DOMS: A love-hate relationship

It’s mostly hate, really. Ow! Everything hurts, especially my serratus and all the muscles attached to my hips. But the soreness does let me know that yes, I worked many muscles in ways they weren’t accustomed to and at levels … Continue reading

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New Rules of Lifting For Women: Surprisingly ass-kicking

So. I read "The New Rules of Lifting For Women" over my vacation. The diet plan part really didn’t interest me much– I admit that I skipped all the recipes, because it was painful and I don’t really care about … Continue reading

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No good, very bad run

I was bursting with fidgets today so I figured today’s run might be a nice, energetic one like the one I did last week on vacation.  Unfortunately, that was not the case… As soon as I started off, I felt … Continue reading

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Kayaking? More like scooting

My vacation is winding down. It’s been a nice, relaxing time but an active kind of relaxing– since I have a hard time sitting still! Today we took my parents’ kayaks to a small river nearby and spent a few … Continue reading

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West (lake) coast running

I’m on vacation! The past couple days we’ve been hanging out in a little town on Lake Michigan. The weather has been cool and breezy and nice, which is a welcome change from the swelter at home. I made it … Continue reading

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At least it’s better than running

I was home in the early afternoon today (preparing for ~vacation~) so I saved my workout for the pool.  When I got into the water, I found that it was just as hot as the air– I’ve had baths that … Continue reading

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Stressing over sleep

Last lifting day before ~vacation~! I decided not to work too hard. I’m allowed to do that, right? No point in beating myself up before I take off for a week. I swapped deadlifts for squats today and did shoulder … Continue reading

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