Tag Archives: weight lifting

Crapola

In order to get into writing this post, I need to rewind my brain to before the morale-crushing meeting I just led. (I have Great Old Ones in my ears, very loud, because that’s just how today is going. Also … Continue reading

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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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Feeling good about something

When other parts of my life (ahem, work) are a wreck, at least I can go lift heavy things and feel like I’ve accomplished something. Actually, I have a couple workouts to write about today– playing catch-up again– so I … Continue reading

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You can do more than you think you can

A few weeks ago, my grandboss left for a new job. I was pretty sad about it– she really helped me to grow in my career. So at her going-away gathering, I stood up and shared how much I appreciated … Continue reading

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I can see the top from here

5x5B today: squats, OHP and deadlift. It was a tough workout today, and I suspect that I’m getting closer to the weights where I’ll start failing reps. I hate failing reps; I hate being close to failing. At that point … Continue reading

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