Awesome Deadlift Day

OK, so my bitchfest is out of the way and I am feeling much better today 🙂 I ate well, I trained well, and I’m feeling way less cray cray. Also, after venting a little bit, I am actually feeling much more motivated today than I was for the past week or so. Sometimes you just need to yell and scream before getting back on your horse and moving on.

“Oh hey! It’s the good looking girl with the ugly boyfriend.”
-Parking attendant (when I arrived at the lot with my dog)

Strength — CUBE Method: Deadlifts, Rep Day.

So yeah, anyway, TRAINING! WOO! I had a lot of fun in the gym today and was feeling really great about my deadlifts. I didn’t wear my belt (for no real reason) but they felt just fine. Also, I didn’t wear my straps for the heavy rack pulls and they felt just fine too. I am definitely enjoying only wearing the gear when I feel like I really need it. I feel like it’s helping me stay stronger in some weak spots. My back was pretty tired after deadlifts, but that’s to be expected I think.

Deficit Deadlifts – 1 set of 8 @ 225# on 2″ plate. These felt SO SO SO much better than they ever have before. AND I didn’t even wear my belt. Either I stopped over thinking these, or I’m getting stronger… or both.

Deadlifts off Blocks (well… off of 2 plates on top of eachother) — 2 sets of 3 at 250# Easy Peasy.

Front Squats: Back was fried from awesome deadlifts and wouldn’t let me do more than 95 pounds without collapsing at the bottom. Sooo. 3 sets of 8 @ 95# This is fine with me since it’s not squat day.

Pendlay Rows: 3 sets of 8 @95# The last set was great, the first two… eh… I think I didn’t warm up enough (… at all)

GHD Sit Ups: 1 set of 10, then 2 sets of 10 with 30# med ball

GHD Back Extensions: 1 set of 10, then 2 sets of 10 with 30# med ball.

Looking forward to my accessory day tomorrow. Going to do some snatches, presses/push-presses, and chin ups 🙂

Food Log:

**Major food news** I bought 6 fucking lobsters and corn on the cob for dinner tomorrow. FUCK YES! SEAFOOD FEST 2013! Can’t wait!

Breakfast – Two egg tacos Calories Carbs Fat Protein
Oil – Olive, 1 tsp 40 0 5 0
Guerrero – White Corn Tortillas, 3 tortilla 150 30 2 3
Egg – Medium – Medium Egg, 2 egg 132 0 9 11
322 30 16 14
Lunch – Big Grainy Salad with Salmon
Lettuce – Mixed Greens, 3 cups 28 5 0 3
Barley – Pearled, cooked, 0.25 cup 48 11 0 1
Meditteranean Foods – Tebouleh, 25 g 23 4 1 1
Sabra – Classic Hummus (Bjs), 2 Tbsp (28 g/1 oz) 70 4 5 2
Cottage cheese – Lowfat, 2% milkfat, 0.5 cup (not packed) 102 4 2 16
Goya – Canned Chick Peas (Garbanzos), 1/4 cup 50 10 0 3
Sauce – Salsa, 2 tablespoon 9 2 0 1
Trader Joe’s – Wild Nova Smoked Alaskan Sockeye Salmon, 4 oz 140 4 3 26
470 44 11 53
Dinner – Sushi Sashimi Dinner
Japanese – Ahi Tuna Sashimi, 3 oz 90 0 4 20
Sashimi – Salmon – Wild, 3 piece 120 0 5 17
Fish – White Fish, Sashimi, 3 oz 63 0 0 16
Hikari Miso – Miso Soup With Seaweed and Tofu, 1 cup 64 5 1 2
Generic – Sushi – Saba (Mackerel) – Nigiri, 4 piece 352 25 16 21
689 30 26 76
Snack 
Apples – Raw, with skin, 1 small (2-1/2″ dia) (approx 4 per lb) 55 15 0 0
55 15 0 0
PWO
Progenex Recovery – Belgian Chocolate, 2 scoops (37 g) 130 8 1 23
130 8 1 23
Totals 1,666 127 54 166
  Calories Carbs Fat Protein

 

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