Tag Archives: training

Upper limit problem?

I wedged in exactly 1 hour of lifting this morning before starting my day. The lifts are getting pretty heavy now and, although my ultimate goal is to continue getting stronger and adding weight to the bar, I’m starting to … Continue reading

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Dragging; lifting

Feeling pretty beat down today, and glad this is my last lifting session of the week, I need a rest. Yesterday I had 2 little cardio sessions– I went and elliptical’d and stretched in the late morning, and then my … Continue reading

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Trying on a belt

Today is a weird day– I drove in to work super early, since I have to drive folks to a coworker’s funeral today. I’m glad we can carpool, it kind of encourages people to go too– the family might appreciate … Continue reading

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Struggles and weaknesses

Today’s workout was a put-my-head-down-and-get-to-work-stravaganza. It’s been a while since I was this physically and emotionally tired after a lifting session. Ironically, I made a point to get really good sleep last night– so no idea how much of a … Continue reading

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Friday in the weight room

TGIF and it’s bench day to boot. *tired happy dance* Squat, bench and OHP on the agenda for today. Bench and OHP are not supposed to be on the same day, but I swapped OHP and rows last time so … Continue reading

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Definitely not doing it right

Back in the weight room this morning for another B session of 5×5: squats, OHP and deadlift. As usual, I neglected to check my weights from last time before I loaded up for squats and overloaded it– jumped from 100lb … Continue reading

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Argh, DOMS

After Tuesday’s first 5×5 workout I was literally hobbled– my quads were so sore that I had trouble walking for 2 days. Wednesday and Thursday were very slow and I only managed to gently elliptical for 30 minutes each day … Continue reading

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