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Ill-advised yoga?

My delts and arms and upper back are tired and sore from the first swim of the year yesterday. So what do I decide to do for a workout today? Yoga. Shoulder opener power vinyasa practice. I didn’t even realize … Continue reading

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Mental game

Today I stared down deadlifts for the first time since hurting myself. First, though, I worked on bench, getting up to a 155lb single (just barely!) It gave me a good chance to work on something: breathing. For a less-challenging … Continue reading

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Squats and rehab

Came in early to get my workout in before my early meetings. Tomorrow is an even earlier meeting; I need to decide if I’m going to come in even earlier still or just go after the meeting. But then I’d … Continue reading

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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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