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Workout, Day 5

I worked my chest and abs today. 1. Oblique stretch: 30 lb 2. Crunches: 60 lb 3. Situps: 10 4. Incline press: 20 lb 5. Seated press: 60 lb 6. Fly press: 100 lb 7. Pullover: 30 lb 8. Dumbell press: 20 lb I think I’ll increase the weight on the fly, pullover, seated press, […]

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Workout, Day 4

I added 100 metres to my time this morning: 1. Front crawl : 200 metres 2. Breast stroke: 200 metres I am going to try for 500 metres next week. My longer-term goal is to try for 1 kilometre. Once that’s done, I’ll try for 1 kilometre without resting. Once that’s completed, I will work […]

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Workout, Day 3

Today was my first day of weightlifting. I have only about half an hour, so can only do 1 set for each exercise. I guess rather than doing the same exercises once every three times to the gym, I could go to four, reduce the number of exercises I do each day, and increase the […]

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Workout, Day 2

I was right about Tuesdays and Thursdays being shorter lanes. They were 25 metre lanes today,which was nice. It gave me more opportunity to rest between laps and to complete a lap before needing to rest. I am definitely switching swimming to Tuesdays and Thursdays. Here are my results: Front crawl: 150 m Breast stroke: […]

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Workout, Day 1

I started going back to the gym today. I had been going until 2004 when I started biking to work. When my knees gave out a year later, our daughter was born and my wife switched her gym time to the mornings. At first, I stayed at home to take care of our daughter when […]