Tag Archives: powerlifting

dark moods

Couldn’t tell you why, but my mood is in the dumps lately. I’ve felt lethargic and uninterested in everything. It’s not bad bad, but it’s not fun either. And I feel like the lack of motivation is killing me at … Continue reading

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Mini powerlifting competition day

The day of the powerlifting competition at my little work gym finally arrived! I spent the morning nervous and antsy, and around 9am I headed down to warm up before my 9:30 lifting slot. I weighed in (222lb, now you … Continue reading

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Tomorrow, tomorrow…

…I’ll bench press a bear, tomorrow… Yep, tomorrow morning is my slot for the powerlifting competition at my little work gym. I’m ready, but I’m still kind of antsy about it. Okay, a fair bit nervous even. I’m still thinking … Continue reading

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Travel training

I am writing this from sunny California! Yesterday my day started at 3:30am to get on a 6am flight and fly out here. My connection was delayed, but I still made it in early in the afternoon and had half … Continue reading

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It’s okay to bench slow, right?

I debated what to work on at the gym today– everything from the back of my neck to my bum is pretty wrecked from the heavy DLs yesterday. I settled on a business-as-usual bench session just to keep the momentum … Continue reading

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Deadlift testing

Today was the day when I finally got around to testing a deadlift max. I followed that with more lighter squats, which felt really solid and my back felt strong. (Maybe I should bench -> DL -> squat.) And finished … Continue reading

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Serious lifting is serious fun

I’m pretty serious in the gym. I’m working hard, lifting heavy things and usually I’ve got loud, epic metal in my ears with lyrics like Bear skin on my back Wolf skull on my head Valhalla awaits me When I’m … Continue reading

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