Monthly Archives: September 2016

Mad season

"Rest" was on my training schedule for today, so I did a bit of everything for a nice upper body/active recovery day: 5 minute running warmup, followed by 3×5 bench, 2×10 OHP, biceps and triceps, and then a good, long … Continue reading

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Training experiment

Another treadmill 3 miles this morning. Since the turkey trot 5k is about 8 weeks out, it’s time to start a proper training cycle to get faster. (Last year I set a PR, so hey maybe I can beat it … Continue reading

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Test run

I had a tough time on my run this morning, and wound up doing it with plenty of walking. Oh well– at the least I got out there (although I forgot to write about it until nighttime). Hills are still … Continue reading

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Just a little

Today’s workout was low-impact, aimed at getting some blood flowing in my legs. I’m kind of disappointed at how sore my legs are after the hiking! And it’s a weird sore: some muscle on the inside of my thighs. So … Continue reading

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Scouting mission

I’m going on a weekend backpacking trip with friends next month– ¬†we’ll hike out to a backcountry site, spend a couple nights, and then hike back to the car. This is a first-time trip for 2 of the 4 of … Continue reading

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Cardio Queen of Sore Calves

I didn’t write about it, but yesterday evening after work I went to the gym to try to get a quick workout in before heading home. I started on the treadmill and got about 3/4 mile. I asked myself, "why … Continue reading

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Ain’t got time to be grump (but I am anyway)

I had morning meetings, so the gym was item #1 when I got to work, to get it out of the way. I actually lifted a little bit– squats, bench, OHP– and then hit the elliptical for 30 minutes to … Continue reading

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