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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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Grumpy pulling

Today’s hurried Wednesday morning session was a pull workout. My shoulders are sore, which shouldn’t be a big deal, but it turned out to be a pain. I tried to keep them quiet. Barbell rows – 4x5x95lb Deadlifts – 2x5x205lb … Continue reading

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Hot as …

Some days I question my sanity. Today is a very hot day– 89F, heat index of 99F, dew point of 76F (“skip it or dramatically alter goal”). It’s one of those sticky, sultry summer days where the sun beats down … Continue reading

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Perspectives

After three good days of rest, I was ready to hit the gym and lift and run and do all the things! Alas, work happened (so many meetings) and I needed to just pick one and fit it in. So … Continue reading

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Personal experimentation

Yeah, Stage 4! As I wrote out the list of exercises last night, I saw that there was nothing new on the list– it was a repeat of Stage 2, but with 3 sets of 8 reps rather than 2 … Continue reading

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Tired in the good way

Long run this morning: 4 miles. It’s been a while since I did that, but it turned out okay. It takes so long though; including the walking warmup and cooldown I was on that treadmill for 50 minutes. (And I … Continue reading

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Hello 2012! (and a 2011 recap)

Happy New Year!  Back to the weight room today; I haven’t lifted for about 2 weeks.  It wasn’t too bad– some lifts were easy, some were excruciating, pretty much the same as always. :)  In the past, I’d skipped the … Continue reading

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