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5 km In 28:33 Today

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Well today I did a run outside for the first time since I did 16 km back on a warm day back in January, (I think it was January, could have been February). Anyhow, I am glad to be back outside again because running inside is BORING. I don’t mind it but I don’t like staring at the wall or little tv screen when running. I like feeling like I’m actually moving and getting somewhere. I enjoyed the run and it’s about 10 degrees celcius out there right now.

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I hit a new record on the leg press, 22 x 45 lb plates! That’s 990 lbs. Apparently the top part weights 103 lbs without any weight on it. So I’m at 990 + 103 = 1093 lbs. That’s my personal best and I did it for 8 reps. Again before you go, “Uh shut up about your workouts”, please know why I do this. I do it for my own accountability and my own motivation.

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Importance of Rest Days

Rest days are vital to your exercise program. If you don’t rest, you don’t recover and you never change your muscle structure. Well you will change it but they’ll never grow or tone up. I was talking yesterday with a 19 year old kid at the gym and he said he goes 7 days a week and has for the past 4 months. I suggested that he was nuts for doing that. You have to give your body recovery time. Now that doesn’t mean sitting on a couch Read more