Tag Archives: powerlifting

Dragging; lifting

Feeling pretty beat down today, and glad this is my last lifting session of the week, I need a rest. Yesterday I had 2 little cardio sessions– I went and elliptical’d and stretched in the late morning, and then my … Continue reading

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Trying on a belt

Today is a weird day– I drove in to work super early, since I have to drive folks to a coworker’s funeral today. I’m glad we can carpool, it kind of encourages people to go too– the family might appreciate … Continue reading

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Confidence building

tl;dr/BLUF: Bench is going up, life is good. Thanks to more work junk, I got to the gym late so my time there was significantly compressed. Today was squat/bench/row day, but after my warmup squat sets I decided that my … Continue reading

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Feeling good about something

When other parts of my life (ahem, work) are a wreck, at least I can go lift heavy things and feel like I’ve accomplished something. Actually, I have a couple workouts to write about today– playing catch-up again– so I … Continue reading

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You can do more than you think you can

A few weeks ago, my grandboss left for a new job. I was pretty sad about it– she really helped me to grow in my career. So at her going-away gathering, I stood up and shared how much I appreciated … Continue reading

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I can see the top from here

5x5B today: squats, OHP and deadlift. It was a tough workout today, and I suspect that I’m getting closer to the weights where I’ll start failing reps. I hate failing reps; I hate being close to failing. At that point … Continue reading

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Struggles and weaknesses

Today’s workout was a put-my-head-down-and-get-to-work-stravaganza. It’s been a while since I was this physically and emotionally tired after a lifting session. Ironically, I made a point to get really good sleep last night– so no idea how much of a … Continue reading

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