Tag Archives: powerlifting

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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Oh my legs

It’s been a while since I got a good lifting workout in, and the comp is coming up way too soon so it’s time to stop messing around and put some weight on the bar. $husband is sick so I … Continue reading

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Order of operations

I was having Deep Thoughts in the locker room today: If I’m training for a powerlifting competition in one month, a 5k race in 2 months, and trying to shift my body composition just a leeetle bit leaner in the … Continue reading

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Baselines

I mentioned the other day that I have a casual PL comp and a race coming up so I’ll probably train half-assedly for both. Yesterday I spent some time trying to figure out a training baseline. Running first: in the … Continue reading

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Another red-letter day

It’s been a long time since I’ve written. I’ve been fitting in some runs where I can, a bit of lifting, mostly just dealing with life. One of the staff was reminding me that the funzies powerlifting comp at my … Continue reading

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2 days, 3 workouts

Yesterday was a twofer; I did my exercise prescription in the morning (lats and core, oh my) and a 5x5B in the evening with $husband. We’ve figured out a system to swap out weights quickly since he’s lifting more than … Continue reading

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