A turtle on the sand

Workout Summary: 11.1.17

Well, the super slow leg day was a bit of a bust. It’s really tough (and I would argue ineffective) to do some of the leg exercises that slow. The emphasis (for uncoordinated guys like me) becomes more about fixing my shitty balance than doing the exercises properly.

There was some good stuff, though. The hip ab- and adductor exercises were killer; my legs were legit shaking!

Trainer Lana said she’d work out a few other exercises to do instead of some of the more balance-heavy ones for the next session.

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Workout Summary: 8.24.17

I’ve been a bit out of commission lately; I got a bit injured on my Friday workout. Plus, with the eclipse and some rescheduling… I haven’t worked out in a bit.

Had a leg day today. It was alright except I mostly tried to take it easy so I didn’t mess myself up. I went way up in leg press, though, which is great!

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A merry-go-round at a state fair.

Workout Summary: 8.9.17

Wow, this whole concentration thing is really paying off! I’ve been kind of dreading Walk Funny Day since I decided to be more present mentally because (like most people) I fucking hate leg day. But today was amazing! Like the other days, I’ve gone way up in everything and my attitude has been so much more positive!

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Workout Summary: 7.12.17

Woah. Today’s hypertrophy walk funny day kicked my ass! And it’s not just the 95° temps with the 99% humidity, either.

On top of making sure I did everything right (it’s the first time I’ve truly understood side lunges), I looked it up and I did about 15 lbs over where I was at during the last hypertrophy cycle. Hot damn!

Here’s my summary. I’m gonna eat lunch.

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Tattooed man doing squats with a lot of weight

Workout Summary: 6.14.17

It was a brief leg day, but an important one. Not only was it my last “bulk” leg day before “strength” starts, but it was also my last leg day with Trainer Ash. I’m set to meet my new trainer on Friday.

Ash marked the occasion by tricking me and putting more weight on the machines than I’ve been doing. After a set, I’d say, “There’s way more weight on there!” And she’d say, “Well, you did it. Do it again!”

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Workout Summary: 5.31.17

 

Pretty solid leg day. I gotta make good on my Progress Report goal to get more cardio in; I think it would really help my leg days get better and aid in the hot-weather-suffering that’s going down.

Learned a new exercise today to help work out my hamstrings: the “good morning.” It was really nice and felt really good but the form was a little difficult to get right because of how similar it was to other exercises. Otherwise, it’s a hit!

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