Monthly Archives: March 2017

Relentlessly cheerful

It’s a nasty grey, rainy day, but it’s a short Friday and after my workout I was feeling cheerful. I felt a little silly walking around my office smiling. Today was another hard cardio day– more intervals, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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hashtag beastmode

Another early gym day, another solid workout. Despite showing up during the morning rush the free weights room wasn’t crowded and I got all my lifting done without competition for the racks. Bench – 5x115lb, (5,4,3,4)x135lb Squat – 5x135lb, 3x5x155lb … Continue reading

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INTERVALS: more workout, less time

I wore my gym clothes on the train (which for once was on time) and jumped right into 45 minutes of 1×1 intervals on the elliptical. The trick was getting the work intervals to be hard enough to ensure that … Continue reading

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Cussing ladies lifting heavy things

Today I was reminded that the time I want to spend in the gym and the time I need to be at my desk for work are opposed to each other, since my gym is at work (convenient) and my … Continue reading

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Test run

Sometimes, when I’m not sure I ought to be doing an activity after an injury, it helps to artificially constrain it to keep myself from going overboard and hurting myself again. Today I needed to go and pick up my … Continue reading

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Come collect your mom

Today’s workout was a simple mix: 30 minutes on the elliptical (I took my Kindle in and got some reading done*, that was better than flipping through some trash magazine and watching HGTV) and followed that with some core work … Continue reading

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Can’t run, but I can lift

I was up early again to get to work early, do a workout, and get to an early meeting. I set my alarm for 5:30am, woke up bleary, and checked my email to see that the meeting had been cancelled. … Continue reading

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