Tag Archives: recovery

Pseudofriday

I’ve been dealing with a headache since last night and it’s still lingering. Thankfully today my schedule said "REST DAY" so I did 2 sets of easy upper body lifts, some nice yoga for my legs, and laid on the … Continue reading

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My kind of workout

Today was a rest day and I actually took a proper rest. I went to the gym with J like usual but spent 15 minutes doing meditation, then showered and went back to work. After work, I finally went to … Continue reading

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An active pause

My back still feels crunky so I decided to skip lifting for today, do 30 minutes of intervals on the hamster wheel (aka elliptical) and then some yoga. The intervals were effective, and the yoga felt friggin necessary– I guess … Continue reading

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Post-comp calm

It was a typical, rushed Wednesday morning and I wore my gym clothes on the train then went directly into the cardio room for 45 minutes of elliptical recovery. I’m not super sore after yesterday’s exertion, but weird things are … Continue reading

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Pressing pause

This morning I was sore in my lower back, so I decided to delay deadlifts for a day and do a nice recovery workout. I’m a little worried about running out of time– all next week I’ll be at a … Continue reading

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Mental game

Today I stared down deadlifts for the first time since hurting myself. First, though, I worked on bench, getting up to a 155lb single (just barely!) It gave me a good chance to work on something: breathing. For a less-challenging … Continue reading

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A tale of two runs

Oh, hello there! It’s been a while. It’s not that I haven’t worked out for a few days, just that I haven’t had time (or, ahem, forgot) to write about it. On Saturday morning I crammed in a 30-minute run … Continue reading

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