Category Archives: Feel the Burn

Pull-up Queen

Yes, that’s me. I’m up to 2 already, and I don’t even know how it happened. A few weeks ago at the gym I tested my ability and hit a full pull-up. There was nobody there that I knew besides … Continue reading

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More on the pull ups.

I’m so close I can taste them. They’re a little metallic and quite salty. I think I’ve still got a few weeks to go yet. I’ll go to the gym with Lumpy next weekend and see what we gots. In … Continue reading

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The Pull Ups

Today I finally had a great workout. I don’t know if having 4 shitty weeks in a row was worth the payoff, but the workout was amazing. I have 3 assistance bands that I use. The purple is the least … Continue reading

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There’s trouble in backsville.

I recently saw a new back doctor because the previous two tries had been somewhat disastrous. (I only got an MRI after almost shouting down the last guy.) Some new symptoms had been happening and I thought I’d try again … Continue reading

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“Taking it easy”

I’m taking a week off from pull up training because I feel like I need a break. I worked out on Tuesday intending on doing a light workout, and now I’m so sore I feel like I can’t walk properly. … Continue reading

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Here’s my hardcore, very, very science-based workout plan.

I do some stuff. When I feel good, I do some harder stuff. When I feel tired or weak, I do less stuff. When I feel really tired, I skip doing stuff. Sometimes when I go to the gym, like … Continue reading

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Shaky, with heartburn.

Oof. Every time I workout lately, I get heartburn. Today I only had time to do some pull up stuff, but it was good. I’m shaking almost as much as I did when I went through withdrawal from alcohol. I’m … Continue reading

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