March 4, 2016

A Pushup Per Day

I wrote this post yesterday on the plane, but then didn’t get to post it last night because I was busy getting sick from food poisoning! Sucks a lot, but it was entirely my fault for eating sketchy sushi that I knew I shouldn’t. After a night of throwing up everywhere though, I woke up today feeling tired and icky but not actually sick, so hopefully I can still salvage this short vacation. We’ll see if today becomes the day I break my pushup streak though…. keep reading for more on that! Today is the 63rd day of the year. I …

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September 26, 2012

Pushups: One set at a time

Inspired by both Viper and Crossfit, I’ve been working on my pushups lately. Remember last summer, when I could crank out 100 full body pushups in both the morning and evening, in less than three minutes each time? Gosh, that was amazing – thank you to the Insanity program for making me able to accomplish such a feat. Unfortunately, one year later, my strength has dwindled, and I can’t even crank out one set of ten full body pushups. Nothing to do but work on it! A few weeks ago, I found this traveling WOD, which is very simple: 150 …

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January 12, 2012

I’m a work in progress – and proud of it

Remember how I said I might make one of my fitness goals for the year going back to doing 100 pushups? Emphasis on “might” right there, because that hasn’t happened yet. I’m definitely still a work in progress. But yesterday, while getting ready in the morning, I decided to kind-of-sort-of give it a go. I got about 2 (full body) pushups into my first set of 10 and realized there was no way I was going to make it all the way to the end of the set. So I adjusted – now I would do 20 sets of 5 …

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