Fitness Tuesday

Thursday We started with back squats in sets of 6-4-3-2-1. I went from 85-125 lbs working on full range of motion. Then we did strict overhead presses. That’s harder because you can’t use any momentum to get the bar moving. […]

Fitness Tuesday

Thursday We started with 2 rounds of a 250 m row, 20 air squats, 10 sit ups, and 5 pushups for a warmup. We did an ab workout series. We did 10 GHD sit ups every minute on the minute […]

Fitness Tuesday

Thursday We did back squats and bench press. Bench press is my weakest lift. I did 80 lbs max. The person I was lifting with who I can outlift on everything else by a significant amount did 90.  That’s probably […]

Fitness Tuesday

Tuesday night I went swimming with the husband that night.  I mostly just played around since I had already worked out that morning. Thursday We worked on snatch lifts this morning.  That’s from the floor to overhead.  I was feeling […]

Fitness Tuesday

Thursday We worked on pull ups which I can’t do but which always makes my back muscles sorer than anything else. The workout afterwards was 3 minutes of: 3 Power Cleans – I did 75 lbs 6 push ups 9 […]

Fitness Tuesday

Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday These were swimming days.  Thursday was pretty normal but then I talked to my father about a mutual friend who swims 100 laps several times a week.  I believe I’ve mentioned my unfortunate tendency to competitiveness.  […]

Fitness Tuesday

I went swimming again a few times this weekend. I worked on upping the number of lengths I do in the breast stroke. I passed the husband again which made him switch from the breast stroke to freestyle to go […]

Fitness Tuesday

I had a swimming breakthrough this week. Last Tuesday I was swimming laps with the husband. I usually do 3 lengths of backstroke and then one of breaststroke. I have to start the breaststroke from the deep end so if […]