Good lifts Good chats

Good lifts  Good chats Had a worthwhile conversation with a member of the gym, and he was sharing his insight on career paths and taking on opportunities that could lead to bigger gains & success. It was well worth it, because I learned how to speak to a manager about wanting to negotiate salaries/hourly wages,Continue reading “Good lifts Good chats”

Heavy and max deadlifts and squats

Once again today I decided to test the waters and make sure I was still capable of lifting my max in squats and sumo deadlifts.  Warm up: Kettlebell plie squat: 4 x 25, 12 lbs DB romanian deadlift: 4 x 25, 10 lbs Resistance band lateral leg raises: 4 x 25, green band Workout: SumoContinue reading “Heavy and max deadlifts and squats”

Leg set ready go!

Again, had to work with heavier weights to test the waters, I knew it would be difficult since it had been awhile since working out & training with heavier weights, but I managed okay and even did a video or two of the sumo deadlifts, which you can watch Here — they weren’t my max lifts, butContinue reading “Leg set ready go!”

Bloated but got it done

Warm up:   Seated leg press: 4 x 25, 60 lbs resistance band lateral leg raises: 4 x 25 each leg, green band stationary lunges: 4 x 25 Workout: Conventional deadlift: 6 x 3, 230 lbs (75% RM) Barbell back squat: 8 x 5, 135 lbs (60% RM) Box squats: 5 x 8-10, 185 lbs Continue reading “Bloated but got it done”

Heavy core leg lifts “learning to push through”

Feeling bloated and cramping sucks. I wasn’t sure by the way my body was acting if I would be able to go through with this heavy lifting day, especially since it was deadlifts AND squats, and I knew I wouldn’t hae time to make up for it this week — because of it being MemorialContinue reading “Heavy core leg lifts “learning to push through””