Monthly Archives: July 2013

Running anyway, for no good reason

Everything hurt this morning. Especially my hips (bottoms of squats, ow) and my arches (not sure why that is, but it’s been going on for a week). Now, those are two areas that are, you know, kind of critical for … Continue reading

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More sets!

I backed off a bit on the weight for a couple lifts today– biceps and bench press. I haven’t had enough adaptation to make any progress at the new, heavier weights so I figured it might be better to lift … Continue reading

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What goes down, must go up

One day I will write a blog post without complaining about the weather, I swear! But today is not that day.  An enormous high pressure system is parked overhead, so the temperature is forecast to be in the high 90s … Continue reading

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Underwater Attitude Adjustment

This morning I was a ball of anxiety for no good reason; everything I did felt wrong and horrible and it was miserable.  So I devised a potential solution: a nice long swim.  And sure enough, 50 minutes later I … Continue reading

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Chafe-rrific

Another rainy day on treadmill vacation! Today I was on the machine on the end and the fan was pointed at my back and it was really a fabulous thing. Today I ran a solid 45 minutes covering 3.66 easy-peasy … Continue reading

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Privilege at the pool

Jeez, another tough lifting day! My bench was awfully wobbly and I had to stop after 6 reps (luckily J was there to help, yikes). (I did another set with 20lb less on the bar later, and that was much … Continue reading

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Treadmill weather

Faced with the decision between the boring treadmill and going out for a run in a cloud of steam and spitting rain, I chose the treadmill. And it was like being on vacation– the cardio room was cool and non-humid … Continue reading

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