Monthly Archives: April 2017

Anatomy lessons

My right quad (the injured side) has been twitching incessantly yesterday and this morning. It’s driving me nuts. I forgot to blog my workout yesterday (busy day). I started off with bench: 5×115, 2x5x135, (4,3)x140lb, followed by accessory biceps, triceps, … Continue reading

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Rehab suuuuuucks

Day 1 in Angry Backparts Rehab. Everything is a hot mess so I tried to stick to light isolation exercises and core work that should gently hit the surrounding muscles. Bonus: it fit well into my Wednesday morning rush. 4×10, … Continue reading

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Chronic frowny face

Well, this morning I’m in a 3 hour online training. Could be worse, at least I can multitask. But I had to get my workout in beforehand, so I came in early. I did lift a little, but only upper: … Continue reading

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Low-key mode

The weather’s nice, my back still hurts, and my mom wanted me to call her– so I put on my headphones with the mic and walked around the ponds while chatting with her for 40 minutes. My talking scared all … Continue reading

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Recovery work

I slept like a rock last night, but once I woke up and started to move around this morning my back pain was pretty intense. I was not a happy camper, but I soldiered on and managed to get to … Continue reading

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Not again…

I had planned for today to be a good lower body lifting day. It didn’t exactly go as planned. I started off with squats, which actually did go pretty well. My tired lower back was much less tired, and I … Continue reading

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Good morning sunshine

J came into my office to summon me to the gym, and the first thing he said was, "I did not want to get out of bed this morning." Neither did I, buddy. I’m still dragging. Last week I was … Continue reading

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