Tag Archives: powerlifting

Brutal 40 minute tempo

I like the Higdon intermediate 5k training plan, and use that to organize my workouts. It’s a 2 month plan that increases in difficulty. This year, I don’t have 2 months to train before my annual benchmark 5k, I have … Continue reading

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Comp report 2018

The day arrived and the casual powerlifting comp at my work gym has come and gone. My coworker-friends came to spot me, and my husband drove down from work for moral support, which was really nice of all of them! … Continue reading

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Still prepping

Okay, I lied, I haven’t started deloading yet. Today is my LAST BIG LIFTING DAY I swear. I wanted to get under the bar for one more squat session this morning. My quads are telling me that after this I … Continue reading

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So much prep

I’m one week out from the comp as of today (for realzies this time) so lots of heavy singles– not the time to try to build a base strength, but the time to test how heavy I can go and … Continue reading

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at the core

I’m still not recovering well, I might be coming down with a cold (fingers crossed that my immune system chases it off) and just to make things really interesting my period arrived a whole 2 weeks earlier than expected. I’m … Continue reading

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Time: small; Lifts: big

Until about an hour ago I was under the impression that I was about 1 week out from my comp and today was my last big day to lift before deloading. I have since been informed that I fail at … Continue reading

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Do not be heroic

Bit of catching up: I’ve signed up for my little powerlifting comp, and I have about 2-3 weeks left. I’ve also been recovering poorly, and I’m chronically sore in a lot of small muscles (hands/wrists/forearms, adductors, lower back, ankles) which … Continue reading

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