Monthly Archives: January 2015

Friggin’ built unicorns

I’m acutely aware of the fact that I haven’t been running much lately. I like running, I miss running, but lifting heavy and distance running don’t go together very well. Today, though, I decided to gut it out and add … Continue reading

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im in ur gym, sabotaging ur resolutions

Back to the gym after a long and lazy weekend. Well, only lazy with respect to exercise– and maybe not even that lazy after all, since I walked tons around downtown with out-of-town friends. (I tend to discount any activity … Continue reading

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The hamster wheel lies

Sore and tired today, but wanted to move so I hopped on the elliptical machine for a bit. Any effort I expended was really minimal– not much sweat, easy breathing, and my heart rate never got above 135– but at … Continue reading

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Whatever it takes

It’s barely 10 am and I’m already wiped out! My day started early with 7:30 yoga class. Today’s class didn’t feel as awesome as usual, and there was a point where my left quad felt burning at the point of … Continue reading

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Maybe running and lifting don’t really mix

I’m sore in all the usual places today, but I wanted to get some cardio-ish work in, plus I need to think about having at least a little mileage base so I don’t destroy my body come February’s running training. … Continue reading

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Boundary mangling

Today was another fantastic lifting day– I went in for squats, bench and row and got all my sets done easily at 175/115/90. Bench went better than I’d expected, given that I just increased the weight last week. I did … Continue reading

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Anxiety and avoidance

The weather today is gross, barely above freezing and raining. I was hoping for a run, but I settled on the new dancey game (Dance Central 2 has a much better workout mode; I need to learn the songs though … Continue reading

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