Stronger Than Yesterday Well Maybe Than Last Week. My Biceps Ain't Killing Me No More So I Increased My Weight.
It's Me, I'm The Problem, It's Me, My Workout Agrees And Other Musings From My Workout

Catching Up With My 2000’s Self And Other Musings From My Workout #iamicaniwillido

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Catching Up With My 2000’s Self And Other Musings From My Workout

My thought process.  I have little rant or post that I was typing into my Notes app in between sets.  So I'm writing my workout and typing a ramp.  First Tiny Dancer was on my FitRadio playlist and this lady at the gym is so great that she dances in the mirror in between her sets.  She dances like she doesn't care and I love her for that!  Gym Dumps, um, well let's just say my coffee and preworkout hit and I finished my Incline Chest Press Set just in time.  And finally...

My dumbbell chest movements are back to my mid-2000’s pounds.  The Workout:

10 min cardio and about 5 min stretching
BB Incline Chest Press
10x EB
8x at 78.57% of 1RM
8x at 78.57% of 1RM
6x at 82.14% of 1RM
6x at 82.14% of 1RM
5x at 85.71% of 1RM
5x at 85.71% of 1RM
Flat Bench DB Chest Fly 1 2 3 4 (Increased Weight)   I did the weight with Dumbbells that I would do back in the mid-2000's when I was probably at my fittest.  
Flat Bench DB Skullcrusher 1 2 3 4
Flat Bench Close Grip Press 1 2 3 4
Seated DB OH Press 1 2 3 4
SS - Tricep Rope Pushdown / Face Pulls 1 2 3 4
Standing DB Lateral Raise 1 2 3

That was the workout.  I will say I've hit some great milestones that last few weeks in my strength.  Is this a comeback or don't call it a comeback?  Whatever I'm just happy to keep moving.  Oh and my in between set's un-edited rant..

Random Acts of Fitness Where Have You Been? A month ago I needed to reignite my Why in relation to my work. Since Im no longer Group Ex Coaching or Personal Training I was feeling lost. Maybe my Why had changed or needed to Change? On top of that I was working 6 days a week for three months in a row. My burnout was starting to simmer.

My solution at the time was to try and find “Random Acts of Fitness” in my day. I was in the Fake It To You Make It Mode. I was in the Build It and They Will Come Mode. I figured if I could something small everyday even unintentionally it would feed my desire, my Why.

Did It Work? It’s Been A Month Has My Desire Been Feed?

Well, Yes. But it wasn’t one big gesture that I did it was about 180 gestures over 13 months or so. Woah, 180 that’s a lot of stuff right?

So back to right now...actually skipping around a bit.  I had saved this post as a Draft and POOF my computer crashed.  I had earlier taken a 20 minute Low Impact and the Peloton Instructor invited everyone to take a class along with her this Saturday...TODAY!  It was an FTP warmup and FTP Test Class!  Hell Yeah I said.  So played on my phone to the class started.  

Forty minutes later I'm done.  Ready to eat lunch and do some errands.  But what about the rant?  Did I Find My Why Again?  What prompted me to rant on today?  Stay tuned tomorrow.  I'll add that in between sets.  

As for today's Random Acts of Fitness: I HIGH-5'd lots of people in the Peloton classes.


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