Monthly Archives: September 2013

Disastrous deadlifts

Ugh. I was so excited today– it was my last workout of this stage, B8– and as I loaded up the bar for deadlift I was like "YEAH! Gonna do this!" I put 145lb on there, figuring I would do … Continue reading

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Unneeded approval

Recovery run today, another ~2.4 mi in ~31 minutes. I’m afraid it’s the time of year when I start kicking myself for not buying a running jacket in the summer when they were on sale– it was barely 50 degrees … Continue reading

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A8 in the bag!

Today I was comforted by the fact that today was my Last Workout A EVER. (Well, minus the special AMRAP next week. But that doesn’t count.) It was a comfort because today’s workout was dang hard and I was sorely … Continue reading

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Reluctant yoga

I didn’t know what sort of activity to do with myself today, only that I wanted to do some.  I’m at home, so it was running or yoga.  From long experience, I know that if I haven’t gotten out the … Continue reading

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Pleasingly muscular arms

My everything hurts today. I guess the lifting I did yesterday worked! I went to the gym without any plan but to baby myself, and spent 35 minutes on the elliptical at an easy, steady pace. That warmed me up … Continue reading

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Straps against fear

Workout B7 today! One more week to go! I am excited but pretty daunted– many of the exercises aren’t ready for bumping up from what I can see, maybe I’ll keep them level. I added another 10 pounds to my … Continue reading

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A happy place for running and lifting

Just a little recovery run today, 2.4mi in 32 minutes. These runs are completely un-spectacular and I suppose that’s the point: slow and steady and nothing too hard so I can go back into the weight room tomorrow and deadlift … Continue reading

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