Tag Archives: injury

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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Recovery work

I slept like a rock last night, but once I woke up and started to move around this morning my back pain was pretty intense. I was not a happy camper, but I soldiered on and managed to get to … Continue reading

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Not again…

I had planned for today to be a good lower body lifting day. It didn’t exactly go as planned. I started off with squats, which actually did go pretty well. My tired lower back was much less tired, and I … Continue reading

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Test run

Sometimes, when I’m not sure I ought to be doing an activity after an injury, it helps to artificially constrain it to keep myself from going overboard and hurting myself again. Today I needed to go and pick up my … Continue reading

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Pop!

One of these days I would like to blog a workout where I say, “Everything was great today! I felt good and had a nice workout.” Today isn’t going to be one of those. So while I was on vacation … Continue reading

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The Angry Hamstring Saga continues

Angry Hamstring is slowly getting less angry but staying fairly inflexible– which is a good thing, I suppose, to protect itself. Hamstring says, "You no bend that way!" Bench is slowly coming back to a good baseline too; today I … Continue reading

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Small improvements

This morning the soreness had subsided to the point where I felt good to get back into the weight room again, so I did. It was the same upper body lifts as Tuesday, with an extra dose of weighted crunches … Continue reading

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