Sleep + Lifting Performance
I have learned that my lift performance suffers tremendously when I don't get enough sleep. And of course, the older I get, the more hours I need to recover (9-10 hrs). Yesterday was prime example of my dropping 20lbs from the bar just to get through my workout. Unfortunately my schedule is so full that I can't seem to get…
Hi 40s and Fabs!
I'm 45F, TX, been at MFP since 2012, and would love some new friends. Currently sourcing my exercise from walking the dogs about 3mi every day, and lifting weights. I'm a foodie, and that little hobby keeps unraveling all my good work!
Are my weights are holding me back?
I've been off and on with the SL5x5 but I can't seem to stay committed. I mainly attribute my lack of interest to my hand-me-down rusty set of cement block DP weights and bench. (It was free so I took them in thinking I would like them.) Well, the weights on them jiggle a bit after awhile...and this metal bar sheath thingy…
I is skeered - embracing my inner Pandaren
I just got Scrolled! I quit cold turkey 2 years ago and never looked back. Sure, I had coworkers that would try to lure me in giving me updates on what was going in the good ol' world o' Warcraft, but I never wavered. In fact, I had pretty much turned in my gamer creds and started down the path of healthy living,…
Trying this out again
I stopped doing evening workouts because it made me to keyed up to go to sleep at nights. I'm giving this a try again, and just do strength training in the evenings so I won't work myself up before bed time.