Monthly Archives: January 2009

Planning

On wednesday I leave to the UK for a 5 day convention of ultimate geekness. There’ll be boardgames, roleplay games, card games during the day, and wild parties at night. We’ll subsist on curly fries, shepherd’s pies and an endless … Continue reading

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metabolism

is the new buzzword in my brain. Why? If I want to gain muscle, I need to eat a surplus. If i want to eat a surplus, I need to stop eating the low kcal diet i’m on now. If … Continue reading

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The new rules of lifting for women – review

This book got a few mentions on the right blogs, and the authors are well-known and respected in the blogosphere.  It’s also the only serious lifting book I know that has “for women” in the title. Yeah, I’d been coveting … Continue reading

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Deadlifts!

I did my first deadlifts today! It went something like this: Set 1: Wow, this feels great! What an easy movement, I can’t believe I’ve been putting it off for so long, this is a piece of cake! Set 2: … Continue reading

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Covering the bases

I was pretty much a full time nerd with no interest in physical activities until my body started to break down because of it. 20 years of non-activity has been far more harmful to my body than sugar, cigarettes, alcohol … Continue reading

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Yay, it finally arrived!

I’ll give a review once I’ve devoured it :)

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Carb cycling, week I

Well, I don’t quite know what to make of this. It’s been my first week on carb cycling. I knew there were going to be swings. For one thing, your water retention level goes up and down throughout the week.  … Continue reading

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