Scratched cornea aside, I have no idea what happened at the gym this morning. It’s like I ran out of gas halfway through my routine. I don’t get it. I think I slept reasonably well, and I rested really well all of yesterday, so what gives? I even had a banana for carbs along with […]Read more "Wednesday Didn’t Go As Planned"
Bailed on the gym (cardio and ab work) this morning because I scratched my cornea (again) yesterday afternoon, and bright lights really bother me right now (don’t worry…corneas heal fast). So I’ve had a chance to go through the book Strength Training Past 50, 3rd edition by Wayne Westcott and Thomas R. Baechle (I picked […]Read more "Book Review: Strength Training Past 50, Third Edition"
I’d love to get more into the books Becoming a Supple Leopard and Strength Training Past 50 but work and other projects have been dominating my time lately. I don’t just want to review them, I want to learn from them and let them shape my workouts. I need some help. Today is day one […]Read more "Starting Week One of Circuit Three and Still Not a Mutant"
I don’t know if it was gravity, if I didn’t sleep enough (although it felt like I had), if it was the end-of-week “tireds,” or if I was just too distracted, but I definitely was off my game at the gym this morning. So much for my limits receding in the distance. I have some […]Read more "Ending Week 5 of Round 2 and Fighting Gravity Every Inch of the Way"
They noticed. Yesterday, after work, I went to my dentist’s office to have my teeth cleaned. It’s not one of my favorite activities, basically because of various dental problems I’ve had in the past that required a lot of uncomfortable “attention,” but generally the procedure goes smoothly and I like my dentist and his staff. […]Read more "My Limits Might Not Be As Close As I Thought"
In spite of not getting a lot of sleep last night, I think I did pretty well at the gym this morning. Not that I was thrilled to check the clock and see it was almost 4 a.m. and time to get up. I knew only coffee would get me in shape in time to […]Read more "Starting Week 5 of Round 2 and a New Personal Best"
So I wore this t-shirt (the image seems bigger on my shirt) to the gym this morning. Actually, there’s a funny story about it (well, to me). I got dressed for the gym and put on a light zip up sweat shirt because it was kind of chilly outside. My wife got up to get […]Read more "Feeling Green at the End of Round 2, Week 4"
Actually, I felt like the “die trying” part was kicking in pretty well at the gym this morning, but I’ll get to that in a bit. I just finished reading Bill Gifford’s book Spring Chicken: Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying) (hence the book review), and I must say I was impressed. I think I […]Read more "Book Review of Spring Chicken: Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying)"
It was a long weekend and a long Monday. I’m just now able to write about how things went at the gym this morning. This won’t take long because I’m pretty tired. That’s how I woke up and hopefully, that’s how I’ll go to bed so I can get some rest. This is the start […]Read more "The Long Monday"
I’m late writing this blog post because it’s been a pretty busy weekend and this is the first chance I’ve had to compose anything. I ended my repeat of round 2, week 3 really well. I had a little more time than normal to workout on Friday morning, 72 minutes to be exact, so I […]Read more "Another Day In The Life"