Monthly Archives: April 2016

Focus on form

Today’s goal was to get through my workout with good form and no injury, and I am proud to say that no QLs were harmed in deadlifting today so that’s a big win. I bumped bench to 115lb, just 5lb … Continue reading

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Recovery day, hallelu

I’m feeling pretty beat up today, despite going to bed early last night and destroying my protes goals for the day. (C’mon body, knit that stuff in!) I thought about skipping the gym today, but I felt bad for not … Continue reading

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Relentless sideways progress

I hit the weights in search of relentless forward progress today, but I sort of just strafed. I bumped bench to 110lb and it went up pretty easily for 5 sets of 5, so that was nice. Then squats: I … Continue reading

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The day I lost my mind in HIIT class

Decline pushups (feet up on a step) on a Bosu Superman planks on a Bosu (opposite arm and leg raised) Burpee pushups with a Bosu Aside from being on a Bosu, these all have in common that they are some … Continue reading

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Running meeting

Well, that was different. I’m working at home today, and I had a meeting to call in to this afternoon– you know the kind where it’s not any slides or anything, and you’re not really expected to interact, it’s just … Continue reading

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Super Caj 5k Race Report

Another year, another spring 5k. I can’t figure out why my gym does them in the spring; since the weather is squirrely, they get postponed a billion times. This one was no exception– it was supposed to happen 3 weeks … Continue reading

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It’s not a taper, it’s just not running for 3 weeks…

What do you do at the gym one day after an injury and one day before a race? For me, the answer is: not much, and hope for the best. Yes, I got dragged into running 5k try #3. It’s … Continue reading

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