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Dem quads

Lately I’ve been thinking about my quads and their relative wimpiness compared to the rest of my body. While they’re perfectly adequate for running, their performance for things like squats is not so good. I suspect that my difficulty with … Continue reading

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dark moods

Couldn’t tell you why, but my mood is in the dumps lately. I’ve felt lethargic and uninterested in everything. It’s not bad bad, but it’s not fun either. And I feel like the lack of motivation is killing me at … Continue reading

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Mini powerlifting competition day

The day of the powerlifting competition at my little work gym finally arrived! I spent the morning nervous and antsy, and around 9am I headed down to warm up before my 9:30 lifting slot. I weighed in (222lb, now you … Continue reading

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Tomorrow, tomorrow…

…I’ll bench press a bear, tomorrow… Yep, tomorrow morning is my slot for the powerlifting competition at my little work gym. I’m ready, but I’m still kind of antsy about it. Okay, a fair bit nervous even. I’m still thinking … Continue reading

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One more for the road

Last night my meeting had a group dinner and I was out a bit later than I wanted to be (the 3 hour time zone difference is killing me). Still, this morning I was up at 5 again, poured some … Continue reading

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Travel training

I am writing this from sunny California! Yesterday my day started at 3:30am to get on a 6am flight and fly out here. My connection was delayed, but I still made it in early in the afternoon and had half … Continue reading

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It’s okay to bench slow, right?

I debated what to work on at the gym today– everything from the back of my neck to my bum is pretty wrecked from the heavy DLs yesterday. I settled on a business-as-usual bench session just to keep the momentum … Continue reading

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