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thought of day: I have to do more pushups

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Blasted through (okay, made it with dead-feeling arms) Tony's shoulders and arms workout and realized that I have now completed 1/4 of my first P90x cycle. Whoa. emoticon

I've noticed that my arms are getting larger, or bulkier, than I want since I've been lifting, so I'm going to increase my reps--even if I have to lower my weights.

After the workout I thought: my arms were way leaner when I just did ST without weights (lots of yoga and tons of pushups), I need to do more pushups!

BAAAM! That thought "I need to do more pushups" just crossed MY brain. Hilarious because 10 years ago (a) I couldn't do 1 pushup even though I was in college and "fit" and (b) I would have been terrified at bulking up. Now I just attack strength training like a beast. I can't say I "love" weight training, but I do love the results . . . and the fact that they show up a lot faster than cardio alone.
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NATPLUMMER 4/11/2013 10:23AM

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VHALKYRIE 4/10/2013 9:54PM

    It's cool how those changes sneak up on us! "My arms aren't sore enough" was my recent revelation. At one time, I would have been whining about any kind of DOMS. Now I'm disappointed when I don't get it!

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GETSTRONGRRR 4/10/2013 9:25PM

    Good job....we ALL need to do more pushup!

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MKRETIRED 4/10/2013 8:56PM

  Push ups are great. Although I haven't done many since leaving the Air Force.

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