Workout #17 (Lower body)

Up at 3:50 after a strange dream where I watched a guy walk into the propeller of a small airplane.  Made scrambled eggs for breakfast and then sat down to read for about 40 minutes.  I headed to the gym at 4:50.  I was the only one there for the first 20 minutes or so, which is weird because there is usually this one woman on a treadmill when I get there and it always seems as though she’s been there for a while.  She wasn’t there this morning.

Lower body today and I upped the weights in various places, lifting a total of 19,552.5 pounds.  That’s 2,000 pounds better than my lower body workout from two weeks ago (last week I only got in a partial workout of around 15,000 pounds).   It’s still about 4,000 pounds short of my peak, but I’m getting there.  I even threw in stationary lunges, which I hate because they are so damn hard.

Half day at work today because we have a doctor appointment this afternoon.

Published by Jamie Todd Rubin

Jamie Todd Rubin writes fiction and nonfiction for a variety of publications including Analog, Clarkesworld, The Daily Beast, 99U, Daily Science Fiction, Lightspeed, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and several anthologies. He was featured in Lifehacker’s How I Work series. He has been blogging since 2005. By day, he manages software projects and occasionally writes code. He lives in Falls Church, Virginia with his wife and three children. Find him on Twitter at @jamietr.

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