Tag Archives: recovery

All the lifts

I haven’t been to the gym in a week, what should I do on this quiet Friday? ALL THE LIFTS. Bench – 5@115lb, 2×5@135lb, 2×5@145lb, (1,1)@150lb Squat – 5×5@135lb Upper accessory, 2×10: biceps, triceps, OHP, BO row (2×5) Lower accessory, … Continue reading

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Anatomy lessons

My right quad (the injured side) has been twitching incessantly yesterday and this morning. It’s driving me nuts. I forgot to blog my workout yesterday (busy day). I started off with bench: 5×115, 2x5x135, (4,3)x140lb, followed by accessory biceps, triceps, … Continue reading

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Rehab suuuuuucks

Day 1 in Angry Backparts Rehab. Everything is a hot mess so I tried to stick to light isolation exercises and core work that should gently hit the surrounding muscles. Bonus: it fit well into my Wednesday morning rush. 4×10, … Continue reading

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Chronic frowny face

Well, this morning I’m in a 3 hour online training. Could be worse, at least I can multitask. But I had to get my workout in beforehand, so I came in early. I did lift a little, but only upper: … Continue reading

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Low-key mode

The weather’s nice, my back still hurts, and my mom wanted me to call her– so I put on my headphones with the mic and walked around the ponds while chatting with her for 40 minutes. My talking scared all … Continue reading

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Test run

Sometimes, when I’m not sure I ought to be doing an activity after an injury, it helps to artificially constrain it to keep myself from going overboard and hurting myself again. Today I needed to go and pick up my … Continue reading

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All about recovery

I’m annoyingly sore after yesterday’s lifting. Body, why do you betray me? Oh right, because I’ve hardly been taking care of you lately! Sorry about that, I know you need like a week straight of sleep right now but it’s … Continue reading

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