302lb deadlift this morning

I have been working for that one for a while now. Breaking the 300lbs limit on a dead lift has eluded me for a while now. I would get right up to it and then never get the next lift more than a couple of inches off the ground. My last record was 295lbs. So…

200lb front squat

It’s been a while since I did a fitness post.  Still going strong, and getting stronger. yeah… New personal record there. I stopped before I got real heavy. If I pushed it further I would need to use a belt and really work on keeping my form. I had the time this morning, I think…

turkish get ups

This routine is one of my favorites when I am working out.  In the past I have always used a dumbbell  because it was easier to perform the exercise.  This routine is supposed to be done with a barbell, but that requires a lot of arm and shoulder strength to maintain the balance of the…

a light workout

This was my Wednesday workout. My schedule has been a little hectic and it’s hard to get the time.  I tentatively signed up for my first Cross fit competition!  I think it’s a little insane, but what the hell.  I have to get my ass into the gym more to practice on some of the…

dead lift 3x record

On Monday I had a workout and I broke my Dead lift 3x record by a lot.  With a thorn in my foot!  Over the weekend I stepped on something in the back yard and I have been dealing with this thorn for a couple of painful days.  It was just behind the ball of…

a Wedensday workout

I normally work out at studio 831 on a Tuesday and Thursday, but since my trainer over slept 😛 yesterday, we rescheduled for this morning. Warmup: 500 meter row leg kicks, kick your leg fore and aft 20 times leg side kicks, kick your leg left and right 20 times 5 inchworm push ups AMRAP:…

fight gone bad

At the gym I go to, studio 831, we have the wall of shame/fame what ever you want to call it.  On this wall you have records  of your times compared to others. My trainer has decided to put my times on the wall, and for me personally, I have high expectations, so today was…