Monthly Archives: May 2017

Travel training

I am writing this from sunny California! Yesterday my day started at 3:30am to get on a 6am flight and fly out here. My connection was delayed, but I still made it in early in the afternoon and had half … Continue reading

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It’s okay to bench slow, right?

I debated what to work on at the gym today– everything from the back of my neck to my bum is pretty wrecked from the heavy DLs yesterday. I settled on a business-as-usual bench session just to keep the momentum … Continue reading

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Deadlift testing

Today was the day when I finally got around to testing a deadlift max. I followed that with more lighter squats, which felt really solid and my back felt strong. (Maybe I should bench -> DL -> squat.) And finished … Continue reading

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Pressing pause

This morning I was sore in my lower back, so I decided to delay deadlifts for a day and do a nice recovery workout. I’m a little worried about running out of time– all next week I’ll be at a … Continue reading

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Serious lifting is serious fun

I’m pretty serious in the gym. I’m working hard, lifting heavy things and usually I’ve got loud, epic metal in my ears with lyrics like Bear skin on my back Wolf skull on my head Valhalla awaits me When I’m … Continue reading

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Mini workout

Short day today since we’re running off to the music festival that starts tonight. However, about a billion things have come up at work today that all need to get taken care of before I leave in ~2 hours. Great. … Continue reading

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Leg day and looking forward to my comp

Quickie leg day today. I didn’t have the fortitude to come in early yet again so I just did my best to fit in what I wanted to do in the time I had. Today was mostly trying squats out … Continue reading

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