Monthly Archives: May 2016

Singles day

Kinda sore today, and in a hurry– so I decided it would be a good day to do some 1RM tests, just so I have a baseline. This gives me a good idea of where to put my opener– if … Continue reading

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HIIT: Super Cardio Edition

This morning I got myself out the door early and headed to HIIT class. We had a different instructor today, who formatted a lot of Tabata-style cardio, alternating butt kicks and high knees with lunges and squat jumps and all … Continue reading

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That way madness lies

Despite yesterday’s tough workout I feel… just fine today? This is good! DOMS sucks! Since I felt okay, I decided to do a slightly more strenuous recovery workout and spend 35 minutes running sloooowly on the treadmill. On the one … Continue reading

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I got dis.

The lead-up to today’s workout was filled with trepidation. Heavy squats! Getting back to deadlift! Would I keel over or pull something again? Only one way to find out… Squats were the same format as Tuesday, 3×5/2×5, except I started … Continue reading

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Hurried recovery

Work is getting overwhelming again. I have a self-imposed deadline of the end of the week for this BIG THING and I keep finding problems that need detailed, careful fixes. This would be okay, if I could manage to get … Continue reading

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Lifting laundry list

No HIIT this morning (trains were messed up so I was late) and J and I went to the gym at our usual time. Which was good, because I needed a spot! Warmup was 3 minutes trotting along on the … Continue reading

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Springtime hike

This weekend was mostly rainy and yucky but I found a few hours’ break in the weather and headed out for a hike on the trail nearby. It was still pretty wet, though, and I was glad I wore my … Continue reading

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