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So Tired

Posted in Uncategorized by Mike on February 20, 2006

Ugh, I am so tired from yesterday. We aren’t going to the gym tonight, I think I will make a run on the kettlebell later. I did a short bending workout, I really shouldn’t have.

3/16 I bent two of these one over 7″ one under.
1/4 10, 8, 7, 6 1/4 (FAIL) – all home depot stock
1/4 8 (FAIL) Luke’s stock
5/16 HRS 10″ (FAIL)

It was okay, it’s pretty much the same stuff I can always bend. I really should have been doing it at all. It did put me in mind of something Dan said yesterday. He brought his formulator and was talking about how much stronger he felt in the forearms than before he got it and how he felt his lifts would get stronger because he felt that his wrist strength with thelimiting factor. I’ll be honest, at first I kind of blew it off but while I tried these bends and watched my wrist buckle under the pressure I thought, I really need to work on my wrist strength.
I’m not gonna race out and get a formulator right now, but I think I understand it better now. I will try to get after the wrist more, my wrist roller has sat , untouched, for too long now. I have been levering on a regular basis. The balance between no gain and overtrained will be tough but, as always, I will try.

Did I mention in my last post that I couldn’t resist getting a bender’s bag. I don’t know which thing I am more anxious to get, the bag or the bells. It’s all very exciting for me. I think I’ll let Dan and Luke take a shot at the horseshoe, to show me how it is done. After I finish off the bag I’ll have to order from Luke and Dan’s steel supplier, that shoulg keep me bending for while.
maybe I should see if they think I am strong enough to try the long steel..?
I’ll save that for later, maybe a phone book or something else is in order first…
Now I’m just rambling, I am tired. I’ll save you all the pain of the rest of it.

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