Lifted chest at the shed this morning. Went extra light and fast – sets on the 2:00, 5 sets each exercise, 12 rep sets. Even sets between exercises were on the 2:00. bench press 5 x 12 @ 135 lbs, on the 2:00 really felt it in my chest close-grip bench press 1 x 8… Continue reading early shedding
Tuesday, May 20, 2008Felt OK. I put shoes on after my warm-up because the foot straps were killing me. Too bad – almost anything that’s done bare foot is rad. My lower back got a little sore halfway through but loosened up and felt good. date: 5/20/2008 start: 7:45 AM duration: 10:43 highest HR: 168… Continue reading Tuesday morning on the rowing machine
So, I got up at 5:30 this morning to lift at the shed. It, of course, was rad. First iron is always rad. You need to be pretty committed to be the first dude to handle the weights in the morning. Same old thing today – bench, close-grip bench, incline bench. And I finished with… Continue reading first iron
First rowing session in a while, maybe third ever. It was OK. Rowing gets hard. Kinda amazingly hard. My breathing was a little off, hard to find the right timing – stroke was too slow to match my breathing rate. date May 9, 2008 start time: 2:06 PM duration 10:10 highest HR: 168 bpm Kcal:… Continue reading row, row, row your machine
I’ve never been that guy that weighs 135 lbs (at least since I was 12) and runs effortless laps around the climbing gym. I currently weigh in the neighborhood of 195 lbs and watching me climb might be like watching a whale seizure. At least that’s what it feels like when I break a hold… Continue reading ripping holds from the wall
Climbed yesterday at the shed – it felt hard. I have not gotten stronger and the shed has not gotten easier. Although, my shoulder felt good.
Last night was my third consecutive day climbing. So, to take it easy I went to the shed, which is most definately not easy. Probably the shed is the worst place in the world to climb on my third day in a row. Its steep and mean. Everything shut me down. The skin on my… Continue reading shoulder pain