Monthly Archives: September 2014

Yoga nightmares

You guys, I feel so accomplished already. I was up at 5am to get to work in time to attend a new yoga class at 7:30. It was definitely a beginners’-level class, but the teacher was good and I had … Continue reading

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Post-NRoL4W thoughts

Well, all the soreness of NRoL4W has dissipated, save for my quad and knee (foam roller, stretch, repeat, hope for the best). Now it’s time to take a look back at the year+ I spent working through the program. Overall, … Continue reading

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I DID IT!

Well, today was the LAST WORKOUT of NRoL4W. Really! The very last one. I’ve been at this since August 2013 and working through the program has become so ingrained in my life that I’m not sure what I’m going to … Continue reading

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Short run and yoga day

My knee felt good enough to try a short treadmill run today, so I wrapped that up in 30 minutes/2.5 miles. I tried to pay attention to keeping my quad activated to support it and my stride focused. The hard … Continue reading

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Hardcore lifting and yoga

(The title of this post works better when said in a metal growl: HAARRRDDCOOOORRREEE) Second-to-last session of NRoL4W. I’m pretty surprised that I’ve made it all the way to the end! Lunges were on the program for today, but I … Continue reading

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Nice yogas and recalcitrant knees

I’m not sure what my knee is up to. I haven’t done any exercise over the weekend (besides walking around all day on Sunday, but that’s nothing out of the ordinary) but earlier today my knee just started hurting. Like … Continue reading

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Done with squats (for now)

Today was the last double squats workout… now, I like squats, but that was a whole lot of ’em. The heavy ones topped out at 125lb, which felt good and challenging. There’s no more heavy squats left! I’ll miss them, … Continue reading

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