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gym adventures

Should you correct a stranger’s form at the gym?

Wow. Excuse me while I clean up the dust bunnies and cobwebs that have collected here during my absense. In the meantime, here’s a story from today. Earlier at the gym I did a back workout, followed by a cardio finisher (specifically the one found here). I was in the bathroom right before I was […] Read more…

Let’s NOT talk about boobs.

You know, I expected today to be uneventful for the most part. I was planning to blog about not being able to get to 40 lbs with dumbbells (80 lbs total) on the incline press, when I can easily knock out 3 sets of 10 with the 35 lb dumbbells. (I couldn’t even get the […] Read more…

Good job, young Padawan.

Some days, the force is not with you. This morning, for example. I was at the gym by 6:40 a.m., intent on doing a biceps/triceps workout. (I have a case of string bean arms that I’m trying to remedy.) So, I do some curls with an EZ barand super-set them with rope pulldowns for triceps. […] Read more…

You do NOT have permission to kick my ass…

Because I made it to the gym bright and early today! I am so glad I put up that post yesterday. If I didn’t, I’m not sure I would have made it to the gym this morning. But fortunately, I was able to drag my tuchus out of bed in time to squeeze in a […] Read more…

Adventures in gymland

Sometimes I think there should be a sitcom called “Gym Rats” because of all the characters that find their way there. And I think this morning would qualify as an episode. So I arrive at the gym around 7:15 a.m., and as I step into the free weight area I see a couple working out […] Read more…