Tag Archives: training

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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Havoc and housecleaning

Yet another sprint of a workday. I am thankful that I have M-W next week off, even if it’s because my parents are visiting to help us with some major repairs around the house. I will gladly take carpentry over … Continue reading

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Squats and rehab

Came in early to get my workout in before my early meetings. Tomorrow is an even earlier meeting; I need to decide if I’m going to come in even earlier still or just go after the meeting. But then I’d … Continue reading

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New gym PR for bench press!

Last week I talked about bumping bench up a notch. This week I actually did it and it went much better than I expected! I got 3 reps at 145lb, after 4 other sets, so I was pretty pleased. A … 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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Good morning sunshine

J came into my office to summon me to the gym, and the first thing he said was, "I did not want to get out of bed this morning." Neither did I, buddy. I’m still dragging. Last week I was … Continue reading

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Relentlessly cheerful

It’s a nasty grey, rainy day, but it’s a short Friday and after my workout I was feeling cheerful. I felt a little silly walking around my office smiling. Today was another hard cardio day– more intervals, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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