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Rearrange it

I’ve been working through NRoL4W for a while now, and as I go along I wind up slowly adding, subtracting, modifying and splitting exercises. My latest target is the combined deadlift/bent-over row. I’ve decided I like the low position bent-over … Continue reading

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Accepting even the parts I don’t like

Tuesday weight lifting, the usual, cranked through it in record time. Since I’m not running I did the leg exercises that I usually skip, the quad and hamstring machines. And then I stretched out all the things. (Pigeon is getting … Continue reading

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Divergent motivations

4 miles today. It was pretty easy this time; I kept up a good pace (set a new 5K record time, even, by a couple minutes) and didn’t have any issues to note. Felt good for a change! It’s funny … Continue reading

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Magic water

Another 4 miles today. This one was oddly easy? I have no idea why my exertion changes so much from day to day, but this run was super easy compared to the one on Monday (which was only 3 miles). … Continue reading

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Work: not a safe space

Well, the plan was to lift weights with J today. Alas, he realized too late that he had left his gym shorts at home in the washer, so I lifted weights alone. My favorite part of my T/Th gym is … Continue reading

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Results Not Typical

I feel like lifting weights now is starting to get Super Serious. I’m not content to do easy lifts; I’m pushing each time. I’m getting sore. I’m noticing more and more muscles that weren’t there before. Like, two days ago … Continue reading

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And a side of plague, please

Sick again! This is so frustrating. I spoke too soon about not having gotten sick over the winter, and now I’ve had a double whammy strep throat/cold. I’m over the hump with the cold at least, out of the runny … Continue reading

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