Tag Archives: motivation

Beat up but faster

I arranged my runs this week so I had the weekend off, which means 2 miles today, 3 miles tomorrow, 4 miles on Thursday, and a 15-minute benchmark on Friday. I don’t like this one bit! I’m feeling beat up … Continue reading

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Training experiment

Another treadmill 3 miles this morning. Since the turkey trot 5k is about 8 weeks out, it’s time to start a proper training cycle to get faster. (Last year I set a PR, so hey maybe I can beat it … Continue reading

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Lowkey workouts

My motivation is still nowhere to be seen, but the fidgets required I do┬ásomething over the last couple days. So: lap swims, long pokewalks, and today a proper yoga practice for the first time in what feels like forever. I’ve … Continue reading

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More accidental gym PRs

I did it again! Squat – 2x215lb, 185lbx(5,2) Deadlift – 2x215lb Leg press – 3x10x300lb Glute bridge – 3x10x115lb Leg extension – 3x10x95 Leg curl – 3x10x95 Remember how last leg day I was musing how putting 45lb and 35lb … Continue reading

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Hungry workout

I was sitting in my cubicle today dreading leg day, just feeling like I should skip it. I’m tired. I’m sore! But I got called downstairs anyway, so I figured I might as well take my gym bag with me … Continue reading

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Weird muscle gendering

I’m still tired and crunky-feeling, and I went to the gym all like ‘meh’. I was tempted to just stay on the treadmill and warmup forever (I ran for 15 minutes instead of 10). But after I got started I … Continue reading

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Fitting the wedding dress (it fits just fine)

Back in the weight room today– it feels like it’s been forever. It’s been almost a week, I guess! It was a push day today and my bench press wasn’t feeling better for the break. I failed one rep of … Continue reading

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