Monday, 22 April 2013

Oops.... I deadlifted again!

Wowsers, what a weekend. 

Let me just hold my hand up and say – I was too hung over to move on Saturday and I wasted the WHOLE day in bed.  Until 5.30pm.  Don’t judge me.  My friends are over from Australia right now and we partied like there was no tomorrow after they played a show at The Underworld, in Camden.  It wasn't necessarily a late night, but there was a lot of beer and we all had a blast.  Apparently it was the best night of their tour, so Michelle and I were pleased to be a part of it!  Well, I wasn't too pleased with myself for spending all day in bed on Saturday, but I made up for it on Sunday.

Sunday I got up and did my usual weekend routine.  Changed my bed sheets, did some cleaning, went for a jog, showered and went up the road to run some errands.  I felt like I almost had a proper weekend.  But in saying that, it would have been great to of had another day off to do nothing, and not feel like death.

Sooo… after a weekend of bad nutrition and feeling sorry for myself – I didn't really know what to do in the gym this morning.  As soon as I came in though, I noticed the boys were not in the weights room using the big bar.  Oops…. I deadlifted again.

Monday WOD
Cross Trainer - 5mins warm up

Squats with bar only – 20kg, 3 x 12 reps

30kg – 3 x 12 reps
40kg – 3 x 10 reps
50kg – 3 x 5 reps
60kg – 3 x 3 reps
65kg – 1 x 3 reps

I feel really strong deadlifting 50kgs.  The only thing is though my hands become a bit sweaty and my grip isn’t strong enough to hold the bar when my gloves let me down. I think it might be time to invest in a proper pair of lifting gloves.

So, basically, when I did this last week – I couldn't walk properly for a few days afterwards. My hamstrings were so tight!  Hopefully that doesn’t happen this week.  I plan to do a LOT of stretching when I get home from work to make sure I avoid the worst of it.

Also, do you like my new phone case?  Pretty cute huh?  It’s from Drop Dead and can be bought from their website HERE.


Have a good Monday everyone!

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