Monthly Archives: January 2018

Run between the raindrops

This weather, wtf? It’s almost 70ºF out there. I’m certainly not complaining, just getting whiplash. Along with the warmth has come a lot of rain, and I was hoping to take advantage of a break to squeeze in a run … Continue reading

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Breaking down my bench press

Yet another day of running around at work. I’ve been working at home in the evenings lately; I can’t get a chunk of time to focus on things in the office. I hate this. But the gym is my happy … Continue reading

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Q: How do you eat an elephant?

A: One bite at a time. Not that I would eat an elephant, that’s awful. Anyway, right now life is feeling like I’ve just got too much going on. I can’t decide if I’m disorganized, am having poor time management, … Continue reading

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The weakest link

Today’s lesson, learned through pain (just a little bit): You can’t lift what you can’t hold on to. I was feeling strong and even had my Liquid Grip, but a stupid form mistake cost me my deadlift work set today … Continue reading

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Evaluating goals

Squats 2 days in a row! I was feeling good (not sore!) after yesterday’s 5x5B workout so I decided to follow it with an A today. The 5×5 program is supposed to be a 3-a-week, but I only have T-F … Continue reading

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Snow squats

This morning we had a delayed start due to the snowstorm, but that didn’t deter me from arriving at my usual time and heading to the gym for 5x5B with J, who was finally back today from the holidays. I … Continue reading

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Marriage and money

After yesterday’s experience, today I prepared for the cold (it was even colder this morning, 5ºF!) I layered my gym clothes under my work clothes and added an extra wool pullover under my sweater. Thanks to this extra prep, I … Continue reading

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