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Can I impress people at this fancy party with my lifting prowess?

I’m taking a half day at work (fancy party this evening! have to get all spiffed up and then battle rush hour traffic to get back downtown) and I made a point to go to the gym and get my … Continue reading

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Tough go

This week I’m making up for skipping last Thursday by doing a 3-day, M/W/F lifting schedule, and today was squats/OHP/deadlift, 160/75/175. Or at least that’s what I was going for… Squats at 160lb kicked my butt though. I battled my … Continue reading

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Build Bigger Arms!

I just finished Workout 2A and I’m a little conflicted about it. I’m realizing that I’m going to have to put on a lot of strength, really fast to be able to manage a pull-up in 5 weeks. I’m seeing … Continue reading

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Adjusting and understanding

Still adjusting my lifting today. There’s a fine line between dropping items because they’re redundant, and dropping them because I hate them (shoulder raises, I’m looking at you). Highlight of the workout: doing 40 of those short quad lifts. Ow! … Continue reading

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