Monthly Archives: July 2016

No cheating allowed

Today’s pull workout was powered by The Life And Times, who are my favorite band from Kansas City. (Okay, they’re the only band I know from Kansas City. But they’re great.) Barbell row – 4x5x95lb Bicep curls 10x25lb each side, … Continue reading

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More accidental gym PRs

I did it again! Squat – 2x215lb, 185lbx(5,2) Deadlift – 2x215lb Leg press – 3x10x300lb Glute bridge – 3x10x115lb Leg extension – 3x10x95 Leg curl – 3x10x95 Remember how last leg day I was musing how putting 45lb and 35lb … Continue reading

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Finding strength

Push day today, with a notable lack of enthusiasm. Lack of enthusiasm has been plaguing me lately. Bench – 2x140lb, 4x5x130lb OHP – 4x5x65lb Tricep – 3x10x45lb Shrug – 3x10x30lb Lateral raise – 3x10x45 Rope pushdown – 3x10x100 Pecs (machine) … Continue reading

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Flip turns, whaaaaaaaat?!

I ran some errands this morning and got back just about when the pool opened, so I put on my suit and went down to swim laps before anyone else showed up. Unfortunately, someone else had the same idea and … Continue reading

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Shut up, brain

I was the first person in the pool today after it opened, getting my workout in before the kids showed up. I felt like everything just gelled today– I had strong laps and finished the set of 20 a minute … Continue reading

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can’t recover if I can’t sleep

Pull day started with a 15 minute run at a leisurely pace on sore, sore legs. "What’s good after leg day? I know, let’s go for a run!" Oooh, it was a drag. Then I started in on the rest: … Continue reading

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Hungry workout

I was sitting in my cubicle today dreading leg day, just feeling like I should skip it. I’m tired. I’m sore! But I got called downstairs anyway, so I figured I might as well take my gym bag with me … Continue reading

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Weird muscle gendering

I’m still tired and crunky-feeling, and I went to the gym all like ‘meh’. I was tempted to just stay on the treadmill and warmup forever (I ran for 15 minutes instead of 10). But after I got started I … Continue reading

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Feeling beat down

I feel cruddy today– I slept poorly all weekend and not only am I dragging, but things hurt. In particular, my feet hurt! I have no idea why, either. Well, unless it’s doing my 10 minute warmup runs in ancient … Continue reading

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Swim swim swim

Today is a busy day! I slept in a little, then test drove some cars, then came back, swam laps, cleaned up and now we’re getting ready to meet my fiancee’s folks for dinner. The lap swim was okay. It’s … Continue reading

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