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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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Recovery work

I slept like a rock last night, but once I woke up and started to move around this morning my back pain was pretty intense. I was not a happy camper, but I soldiered on and managed to get to … Continue reading

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The Angry Hamstring Saga continues

Angry Hamstring is slowly getting less angry but staying fairly inflexible– which is a good thing, I suppose, to protect itself. Hamstring says, "You no bend that way!" Bench is slowly coming back to a good baseline too; today I … Continue reading

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Twingey all over

Sometimes when I don’t know what to do with myself I just default to getting on the treadmill and running. That was today’s workout, 3 miles with a couple short walking breaks for my twingey left knee and right legbutt, … Continue reading

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Itty bitty workout

On Sunday, I checked my workout schedule for the coming week: one workout of 6x200m intervals and one 2 mile recovery run before the race on Thursday, so I planned for that. But today when I got to the gym … Continue reading

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Stretching medicine

Today is the first day of my period so everything sucks. I’m a low-energy lump… but I did manage to get to the gym early for a 1.75mi recovery run (so short! thank goodness) and my weird stretching regimen. Now … Continue reading

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Tempo runs and hip mobility

I wasn’t looking closely at my plan this morning and it said "1.25 mi". Whaat, that’s barely even a run! That’ll work to ease me back into my plan. Then I looked closely: it’s a tempo run. Maybe that’ll be … Continue reading

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