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The ST of today
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      1 comments

consisted of: squats: 5x5@72.5kgs(160lbs) bench presses: 5x5@52.5kgs(116lbs) barbell rows: 5x5@62.5kgs(138lbs) Last set of barbell rows and the first set of squats were a bit challenging, the rest was fine.... Read more
Today was an ST day...
Monday, September 10, 2012      1 comments

So, I did the following exercises: squats: 5x5@72.5kgs(160lbs) OH presses: 5x5@40kgs(88lbs) Dead lifts: 1x5@80kgs(176lbs)+1x5@90kgs(19
8lbs) Tomorrow I will see if I get some DOMS. Depending on how sore I get, I will increment b... Read more
After a break of one week...
Saturday, September 08, 2012      3 comments

... I am back to work and working out. Yesterday I lifted weights: Squats: 70kgs (down from 80kgs a week ago) Bench presses: 50kgs (same as the last time) Barbell rows:60kgs (same as the last time) A week of recovery from intense weig... Read more
Today Strength Training....
Thursday, August 30, 2012      1 comments

OK, here are the stats: Squats:80kgs - OK! (God, it was HEAVY!) Bench Presses: 50kg - OK! (Finally I am getting challenged at this level) Barbell Rows:60kg - OK! (It was just right I think) My back is somewhat sore though, and I do... Read more
40min cardio
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      1 comments

was the exercise of today. I was totally spent by the time I got home from gym. I checked the carb intake, and it was pretty low, less than 150g. I can tell the amount of carbs that I took in by my workout performance and how I feel after the wo... Read more
Weight lifting: 9th week
Monday, August 27, 2012      2 comments

Squats:5x5@77.5kg - OK! OH Presses:5x5@42.5kg - OK! Deadlifts: 1x5@95kg - OK! So, total success this time. However, the form suffered in the last 2 sets of OH Presses. ... Read more
Finally some cardio...
Sunday, August 26, 2012      1 comments

I had to skip yesterday's cardio workout because of very sore legs from my weight lifting sessions over the last week. My legs are far better today, but still they are not fully recovered. My next weight lifting session is tomorrow, so I am hopi... Read more
ST workout today.
Friday, August 24, 2012      2 comments

Squats:75kgs - 5x5:OK! Bench press:47.5kgs - 5x5:OK! Bent over barbell row:57.5kgs - 5x5:OK! Last 2 sets of squats were hard. Bench presses are the easiest; barbell rows were kind of hard too. Will do only cardio over the weekend.... Read more
After a heavy lifting workout...
Thursday, August 23, 2012      3 comments

I just wanted to share my experience after yesterday's weight lifting workout. I did squats with 72.5kgs, I failed the overhead presses at 42.5kgs, and deadlifted successfully 90kgs. All this was in 30-35mins, and I was feeling tired, but not wa... Read more
Mixed results....
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      0 comments

Now that I am lifting nontrivial weights, some lifts are not successful: Squats: 72.5kgs - OK OH Presses: 42.5kg - Fail! Deadlifts:90kgs - OK Next week Monday I will try again OH Presses at 42.5kg. I actually failed at the last (5t... Read more
Today 40min run
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      1 comments

on the treadmill was the exercise. It was not intense, but I comfortably managed to run 4 miles in 40mins, which is OK. I did not sleep too well last night, so I was a bit too hungry today. Tomorrow ST continues.... Read more
Strength training week 7 starting today.
Monday, August 20, 2012      0 comments

Squats:70kgs Bench Presses:45kgs Barbell Rows:55kgs ... Read more
Intense Cardio day...
Sunday, August 19, 2012      1 comments

Today's cardio was pretty intense, in fact my legs got sore because of running about 5% faster than usual. I ran at 7mph for 25 mins, and then 10 mins more cooling down. All along, the average slope was 2%, but it varied between 0% and 5%. After... Read more
Today was an ST day...
Friday, August 17, 2012      2 comments

Stats of today's workout: Squats: 67.5kgs OH Presses: 40kgs Deadlifts: 85kgs I have dead-lifted more than my own weight, 1 set of 5 reps! OH presses are the most difficult for me, but I am getting stronger. Squats are also getting ... Read more
Today was a light cardio day.
Thursday, August 16, 2012      0 comments

It lasted 30 minutes. I had a slight headache before I went to the gym, but now I seem to be fine. Hope it is nothing. Tomorrow I continue with my strength training program.... Read more

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