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Run this morning
Saturday, August 22, 2009      1 comments

Did a thirty minute run: 3 min run; 1 min walk. Did ok til I decided I could do a 4 min run at 2 mph faster than what I had been doing....big mistake. Struggled the rest of the way through. What should have been a simple 7x of a 4 min cycle turn... Read more
Friday, August 21, 2009      0 comments

Took the day off; had a general sense of overdoing things. When I woke up, felt much better. Had a nice 7.5 hours of solid sleep which helped as well. Read several articles on Step Aerobics 20th Birthday. The basic class is still needed, but app... Read more
Average Day
Wednesday, August 19, 2009      0 comments

Got 7 hours of so-so sleep. Two cups of coffee helped that. Today was the weigh in day: 178.8...on track at 1.2 pounds per week. Frustration with and at work was the big drag today as it has been for the last month or so. The work environment ha... Read more
Recovery Day
Saturday, August 15, 2009      0 comments

just a day of nothing: even had a Guiness to top it off! Did 30 flights of stairs, but I did not even get winded so I don't count that....too easy.... Read more
Rest Day
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      1 comments

Yesterday I had an 8 hour martial arts training seminar that I assisted with. In addition, I ran for 6 miles and did my typical split leg workout: quad dominant in the AM, hip (hamstring) dominant in the evening with extra stuff tossed in betwee... Read more
Off Day
Wednesday, April 22, 2009      3 comments

Today was the odds and ends day: shrugs, farmer's walks, rotator cuffs, forearm work, and toe raises. Toe raises were interesting as my left achilles tendon is sore that I am not going to do cardio for the next week. Give it time to h... Read more
Friday, April 17, 2009      3 comments

Well, did the cardio thing again today: 2.4 miles in 20 minutes on hills. Followed it with 5 sets of 25 pushups and situps; 5 sets of 5 chin ups and dips; 3 sets of good mornings at 95 lbs and 3 sets of 20 lat pull downs at 85 pounds. Part of th... Read more
Down Day
Wednesday, April 15, 2009      0 comments

Today is an off day for cardio/workouts. At a loss for what to do....not....I will take the time to read or just watch a vid....simply relax.... Read more
More Cardio
Tuesday, April 14, 2009      2 comments

Did the cardio for today....running and walking can actually be motivating...almost look forward to it...the calisthenics part was fine: 5 sets of 20 pushups, situps, 5 sets of 5 chins and situps, some other support pull downs and G... Read more
Lifting and doing some cardio
Saturday, April 11, 2009      1 comments

This was not an easy workout for me. I felt like I was leaving something behind...I was not dragging my butt out of the gym, pouring myself into the car, driving home and crawling up the stairs to my apartment. This is a difficult transition. I ... Read more

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