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ST Session on Sunday 11/25
Monday, November 26, 2018      2 comments

Had a great workout yesterday morning. Sunday is our 6 am workout, we finish by 7/7:30 and have the morning still Warmed up with 8 minutes of agility ladder drills and then 20 air squats A 10 barbell overhead press @ 30# 8 / leg ... Read more
ST Session for Friday, 11/23
Saturday, November 24, 2018      4 comments

Got to the gym early today. Usually we train at4 pm on Fridays but the big guy took the day off from work so we met our trainer at 6 am instead. I prefer these early workouts. Warmed up with 5 minutes on the rower and two gym lengths of Fra... Read more
Plank on a Roller
Thursday, August 17, 2017      8 comments

Last night we had a ST session. Our trainer likes to switch things up, vary common exercises. We did 4 sets of plank on a foam roller. These were fore arm planks, not straight arm. Set up is what you might expect, feet planted hip width. T... Read more
The Frog Pump
Thursday, August 03, 2017      6 comments

Had our strength training session last night. Tried a new to us exercise, a variation of the classic hip bridge called the frog pump. Set up is the same but instead of planting feet you press the bottoms together, focusing on the heels. Continue... Read more
The Plank
Thursday, July 27, 2017      7 comments

Just watched a video here on Spark people about the world record plank. 9 hours, 11+ minutes. Whoa. We did planks last night at the gym as a part of ... Read more
I Hear You
Monday, February 20, 2017      15 comments

There's a quarter of a sweet potato pie in my fridge and it's calling my name. I had a few of my staff over for dinner last night and as requested, made a sweet potato pie for dessert. I used 10 tablespoons total of a lovely, locally made fres... Read more
ST Session Friday 11/18
Friday, November 18, 2016      6 comments

Busy, stressful lunch service today. It was important to me to go and lift weights afterwards. Warmed up with 10 minutes of ladder agility drills. A 10 back extensions on the GHD with a PVC pipe 6 DB OHP @ 15# 10 back extensions on t... Read more
Social Time for Ike
Thursday, November 17, 2016      8 comments

Today I took Ike to the nursing home for a social time. We stopped at the activities office and picked up a resident list. As a "quality of life" issue they love us coming there to visit with the residents, but they also want to keep track fo... Read more
ST Session Wednesday 11/16
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      4 comments

Had a busy work day today. Resisted testing a broken piece of Cayuga Mud Cake, made two of my employees try it. They said it was fabulous and I guess that I'll have to just believe them. Had a good ST session tonight. Warmed up with 10 min... Read more
Yes, I Ate An Almond Croissant Today
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      16 comments

the almond croissant isn't really the issue. I truly believe that I should eat all things in moderation. It's the slippery slope eating that croissant put me on that's the issue. I didn't plan on eating it. I didn't wake up this mornin... Read more
ST Session Monday 11/ 14
Monday, November 14, 2016      8 comments

Had an active day today. I'm at 29000+ steps and still have one more walk with the puppy to get in before bed. Morning yoga - 35 minutes. Mid day walk - 90 minutes. Played fetch with a stick and a puppy after work - 20 minutes. Went to my ST ses... Read more
Look at Me Now!
Sunday, November 13, 2016      17 comments

Wow, this challenge has been so good for me! Being a member of the rookie team in the fall 5% challenge has taught me some things about myself. Sharing and interacting has always been a stumbling block. I've been forced to leap off into space... Read more
Friday ST Session 11/4/16
Saturday, November 05, 2016      6 comments

Had a nice workout last night. It had its challenges, for sure, but I knew when I left the gym that I wouldn't be dealing with DOMS. My daughter #2 thinks that if she isn't sore she's hasn't had a good workout, but I know that that's not the tru... Read more
Friday 10/28 ST Session
Saturday, October 29, 2016      5 comments

Had a great workout last night with the big guy and our trainer. Warmed up with walking lunges - 20 - and scapular push-ups -15 Back extensions on the GHD, 10 with a PVC behind my head DB press 8 @ 15# Back extensions on the GHD, 10 w... Read more
Wednesday ST 10/19
Thursday, October 20, 2016      8 comments

Still dealing with an injury and avoiding most upper body work. Just started with back squats again this week, haven't done any since mid August. Way off my numbers, but it felt good. Warmed up on the rower and with walking lunges. 10 per... Read more

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