Before I get too far ahead of myself, I thought I'd take the time to give a quick introduction to what I do and who I am - a taster of things to come, perhaps!
Currently studying Software Engineering in Swansea university, the unfulfilled and 'spare-time' ridden life of a student has proven to...
Right, so! My names Abby, I have posted previously in the locker but I have recently been welcomed as blogger and will be writing regularly about my journey as a competitor, my training and anything else that may be useful as an insight from my side of things.
I'm 18 and pride myself on the work...
ok day started emotionally with something on facebook that had me in tears as it brought uop some shit regarding my mums passing but vented on fb and felt better for it
shoulders and calves
forgot to chsrge my ipid so no tunes but head was strong
well I'm still alive
not sure what to say on one hand I should be buzzin it was only monday and I couldnt move my head without being in screaming agony and I manged a more or less pain free workout but on the other hand before the spasm I was looking full and strength and focus was high
went to the paper mill today to get weighed
163kg 25st 10 or 360lb thats with low food and not really trying ok condition isnt the best but its improving slowly
trained bis forearms and quads
seated alt curl
65x5 so improvement
seated alt hammer
well yesterday and today have been pretty shitty to say the least friday morning my mother was killed she was knocked down whilst walking her dog both were killed pretty much instantly no ones fault just one those things so lets just say at the moment by drive and fortitude is being tested and...
been quite sore last day or so and very tight in my back so was 50/50 about training but I need to push on so went
chest and tris
5x4 pleased solid reps a bit too slow as not confident
back and calves today
started with bor
2+10x10 back felt worked but felt comfortable biggest issue is stablization
3x5 strict but that was it just nothing there bit shocked if im honest was starting to hurt too
lat pull down
240x8 painful near full...
hams and shoulders
knew this was going to hurt before I started
lying leg curl
very vague and no power
stiff legged db
not bad will up next week
stack x4 but poor
so in the spirit of what I was told by the specialist I pushed as hard as I could
chest and tris
5x5 with a touch
didnt feel strong going into so pleased to match last session
80x4 but really slow and controlled...
well specialist was a decent bloke no lose weight bullshit he has confirmed a lot of what I already knew or guessed spine is fine
nerve impingement is muscular
hes recommending corticosteroids injections in the facet joints on l2 to l5
he has also said not to babysit it I need to get the...
well pain is there but it seems to be staying in the background actually managed a full work out with some decent intensity
not sure on change but I think I may have an idea not going into details but an incident yesterday that has resulted in my daughter no longer having a boyfriend caused me...
Well every step up to the gym was agony literally had to rest andlet pain subside after every step sat for about 45 mins to let psin ease and then had a pretty decent workout
Seated alt db curls
50x6 started to aggravate nerves
Seated single arm cable
Different day same storey ..... pain
Back and calfs
Seated row mc
Straight arm pulldown
Seated calf raise
Just worked up stack to abouy 2/3rds in sets of 10 some nerve weakness on right
Well ive been struggling pain has been massive struggling with the basics
Trained today but it was sheer agony that bad I was going dizzy with the pain
I was supposed to train shoulders and back but after shoulders had to stop just couldnt take any more pain