Monthly Archives: June 2016

Toughest leg day yet

Today’s workout required 3 different musics: the 10-minute treadmill run warmup was the new EP from the band now known as Kyros (was Synaesthesia, but they weren’t the first with that name so…) The big lifts were Arch Enemy (one … Continue reading

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A little more

Back in the gym for a push workout. I’m tired today, and it took a little more effort to get myself moving. Bench press – 5x(125lbx3, 130lb) OHP – 4x5x75lb Narrow grip incline bench press – 3x5x75lb Machine lateral raise … Continue reading

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looking for leadership?

Monday telecommute means HIIT in the stairwell. It was another leg/core, because that works really well. 3 sets of (stepups, each side/squats/butt kicks/glute bridges) and 2 of (crunches/leg raises/plank/crunches/leg raises), alternating, 1 minute work 15 seconds rest– about 33 minutes … Continue reading

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An active weekend: hike, swim, repeat

This weekend has been jam-packed full of fun activity! It started Friday afternoon, when I decided a recovery walk would be nice. The walk turned into a hike when I walked a mile to the trailhead and turned onto the … Continue reading

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the gym is music time

Pull workout today. I finished it in a reasonable amount of time time, despite layering it with a 10-minute fast run for warmup and a block of yoga at the end (did that ever feel good!) Today’s musical selection was … Continue reading

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Epic metal leg day

It’s funny how much really epic and loud music in my ears bumps up my will to workout. I put Amon Amarth’s Twilight of the Thunder God on, took a deep breath, and got to work. Squats – 5x(145, 155, … Continue reading

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Don’t be a gymspreader

Shoulders still sore, yet I decided it was a good idea to double down on the soreness and do a push workout. It was next in the rotation… Well, my performance was about what I’d expect with sore arms; I … Continue reading

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