Category Archives: fitness

Ice Cream Bulking

Lifting weights and trying to gain muscle is a win because I get to eat so much more. Some recent eats: Elk and broccoli:     With some kabocha fries and ketchup:   Lots of ice cream:   Overnight oats … Continue reading

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Micro Plates

  Yesterday I received my new microplates in the mail. I’m super excited to use them in the upcoming weeks, mainly on my bench press (which is weak), and maybe on my pendlay rows. Might use them on squats and … Continue reading

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Increasing Bench

I was glad to be back in the gym this morning to lift. With it being summer and not really working anymore I feel like I haven’t got much else to do. Though I should enjoy it since school starts … Continue reading

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Back Workout and Groceries

I had a great back workout today: changing my workout plan back to working in the 5 rep range to gain strength, especially upper body which I’m lacking a lot. Pulled 75lb 5×5 Pendlay Rows today. Very pleased! Also did … Continue reading

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Progress and Bruises

  Last week was a good workout week: bumped up my squats to 125lb (5×5), did 7 reps of deadlifts at 135lbs, BB row at 70lbs, and hoping to improve my bench some more…it needs work. I’ve switched up my … Continue reading

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Back Muscles

Quick weight lifting update. Baby got back. :P This was taken May 5: This was taken July 18: Huge difference, right? Or can you not tell? There’s been some fat gain too but you can’t gain muscles without gaining fat … Continue reading

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Touring the National Parks: Lassen Volcanic National Park

Internet and computer time has been few and far between with lots of camping and being outdoors. I’ve been to quite a few states and through quite a few climate changes…it’s really been an interesting trip so far. After Yosemite … Continue reading

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Sunwarrior

  After trying this protein I was immediately in love. Out of all the rice proteins I’ve tried it’s definitely the best tasting! I got the vanilla via an OpenSky promo and wished I’d gotten more than just one bag … Continue reading

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Romaine Wraps

Simple easy meals are what I usually go for since I cook for just myself. This one is a favorite of mine, and I almost always have romaine or red leaf lettuce on hand. It’s a simple wrap without the … Continue reading

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Lifting Gains

I’m super excited! After having 2.5 weeks off because of the gym closed, I’m finally back to lifting. I was definitely afraid I’d lose strength during this time, but I definitely didn’t, so I’m stoked! While off from the gym … Continue reading

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