Category Archives: resistance training

I’m going to feel this one in the morning

Knowing February is my last month of lifting heavy in the gym before I transition to conditioning for kayaking season in March, I went a little beast mode in the gym after work today. I’m going to feel this one … Continue reading

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Summary for 2017

The results of my paddling and gym training for 2017.  I didn’t paddle nearly as much as I wanted to the second half of the year due to a drought so I stepped up the volume in the gym. On … Continue reading

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Last week of the year in the gym

And boy was it a big one. I had a couple days off from work and I planned a recovery week starting tomorrow so I hit it hard during the lead-up this past week. Just over 191,000 lbs. total volume … Continue reading

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New piece of gym equipment

I knew it was coming for weeks, but today it finally showed up. My neighborhood fitness center finally installed a Smith machine so now I have a reasonable way to work heavier squats into my workouts once again. The new … Continue reading

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A good training day

I finally made it back out on the water today during a well-earned day off. I managed to paddle 10 miles in the Thunderbolt-X kayak and took it easy so I only averaged 5.7mph.  It was a cold, breezy day … Continue reading

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Next generation fitness trackers

We’re having a drought here in Central Virginia so I have not done much paddling during a time of year where I typically love being on the water and logging many of my annual kayaking miles. So in the absence … Continue reading

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Good sleep, good workout

I finally got a good night’s sleep and then had the gym all to myself this evening after work. Great bookends to the day, heart rate from 50 to 168. And by the way, the Actofit Wearables fitness tracker that … Continue reading

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