Legs Articles

51 Weeks Out

We've been having a bit of a heat spell here this week.  I've had a hard time getting sleep.  My body is holding a bunch of water.   A "bunch" = weight jumped 4 lbs in one day.  Last night, I took a couple OTC sleep aides and managed to get a fitful 7 hours of sleep...

Awkward Gym Moments – My Leg Day Today

Decided to do heavy prowler pushes as my major compound movement.  School holiday - weather was beautiful - why not?  I haven't played outside much since the strongman thing.  I was pushing on the asphalt behind the gym.  People park back there and delivery trucks...

“Boulders and Booty” Workout

Today, I finished the second week of this four week phase from Coach.  This workout is for shoulders, glutes, and forearms.  Odd combination, I thought.  And working glutes two days after legs - well that's not exactly fun.  And I've never worked forearms separately....

January 25, 2012 Workout

It's been a tough, tough week.  On Monday morning, I pulled a muscle in my back doing deadlifts.  On Tuesday, it felt OK, but the day was a little stressful, sleep was a little short, so on Wednesday at 3 am, it flared up in a major way.   I got my chest workout done...

January 25, 2012 Workout

It's been a tough, tough week.  On Monday morning, I pulled a muscle in my back doing deadlifts.  On Tuesday, it felt...

Week 1 of 3 – Done

Just to bring you up to speed - for the first three weeks after rest week, the workouts were reorganized with the...

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Training Update

Week 8 of Madcow 5 x 5 has been postponed. I changed my lift days from Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday to Monday,...

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I Hate Box Squats

Asked coach to take a look at my back squat form.  For the 5 x 5 program I'm doing, the weights are increasing and I...

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Sept 19, 2012: Quads

Went to bed early last night and slept in this morning instead of doing gym time before work. Eight hours of sleep did...

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Sept 12, 2012: Quads

Gym Buddy app records sets in the order I enter them. So supersets are listed as alternating exercises. 9/12/12 Squat...

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