Monthly Archives: August 2015

Can’t stop the rain

What a dismal day! It’s grey and rainy and I very much wanted to just stay in bed this morning. But I’m a responsible adult, darn it, and so I’m at work writing (really awful) code. Gym time happened, though, … Continue reading

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Amoral cookies and out-of-control planning brain

Thanks, kettlebell swings! My posterior chain is roughed up again. I suppose it must be a good thing overall; anything that gets that sore is likely something that needs a little work. But still. I went to the gym today … Continue reading

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At no time during this interval was I supposed to be lying on the floor

Back at the gym today after a long break. It was a hot weekend, and with my fresh tattoo I neither wanted to go out for a sweaty run, nor could I swim. (Sad about the no swimming thing. I’m … Continue reading

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Back squats and doctors

Tough workout today– I felt like I needed to do a little extra to make up for missing my workout yesterday. I started with lifting. Bench went up to 2×10@110lb, and I did squats at 2×10@125 and deadlifts (eee) at … Continue reading

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So put a second blanket on the bed, silly…

Well, I’m still sore (jeez) but I had a flash of logic this morning: if I’m sore from using weird muscles hiking and the muscles that I use to run aren’t the ones that are sore, I should be able … Continue reading

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Post-hiking workouts and more planning

Sunday’s hike left me sore in places I’m very rarely sore! The sides of my calves and my groins are really beat up, and my hip flexors are wrecked but that’s nothing new. I think I’ve learned the difference between … Continue reading

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Report: Long Hike test run

I found a park not too far away with an 8.4 mile loop similar to the conditions that’ll be on our 4-day AT section, and decided to head over with a loaded pack and typical kit to give it a … Continue reading

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