Tag Archives: weight lifting

Planner life

Back at the gym today for more lifting. Parts of 5×5 are too easy yet but squats are still the bane of my existence. brb while I google "how to get better at squats" (I suspect the answer is going … 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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Turning turkey into gainz

First the turkey: the low and slow sale turkey turned out tasty, but it took a full 3 hours longer than I anticipated to come up to temp, which is 23 hours in the oven (and then only just got … Continue reading

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Stressful rest day, and the hazards of being emotional at work

No run on the schedule today, so I went to the gym and lifted a little bit before hurrying to my first meeting of the day. I remember when I was strong… Bench – 5x5x95lb (this was annoyingly tough, sigh) … Continue reading

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Crap day of lifting

I must’ve gotten up on the wrong side of the bed today. Not only have I been weepy and angry in turns all morning, but my workout wasn’t very great either. Since I’ve been hitting running fairly hard this week … Continue reading

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More running, a little lifting, and some sewing

Yet another 3 miles in the bag today. I’m glad my mileage is going back up without too much of a fight! It was another good workout, 11’33" overall and negative splits. One of the good things about getting back … Continue reading

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Treadmills and bars

I was quite short on energy this morning. My 3 mile treadmill run was a brutal slog, but I finished in 36:44. And afterward I went to the weight room to do some very strange lifting – long bench sets … Continue reading

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