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Racing storms to get in a couple of rides.

The forecast for today was rain, rain, more rain, and an occasional thunderstorm.  My first thought was that I’d just get up real early and spend a few hours on the trainer, but who wants to do that?  So instead … Continue reading

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Back to the weights

Tonight was the first time I hit the weights since I got sick.  I couldn’t get to the gym, so I had to satisfy myself with some free-weight squats (in a variety of flavors) and other assorted leg exercises.  The … Continue reading

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80 minutes on the trainer; will shovel snow tonight.

I didn’t get to the gym last night, but did manage to do some lifting in my basement: mostly squats with some variations.  Weights in my basement aren’t as beneficial as at the gym because there is only so much … Continue reading

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14 hours this week?

Well, I’m off to a good start.  In addition to the AM workout I went for a 2+ mile hike up Mt. Philo with the kids and in the evening went to the gym and got in 10 minutes of … Continue reading

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Second workout

I couldn’t drag myself for the gym tonight, so I did some weights and rowing in the basement: 15 minutes of rowing, followed by just under 40 minutes of weight and core training.

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To the gym, for the first time.

I’m building in a weight training aspect to my 2011 training plan.  Till now, I’ve been using some free weights and pulleys that I built in my basement, but I can’t get enough weight on my shoulders to do effective … Continue reading

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