Topaz and I headed out for our usual run on the trail yesterday. Oh my gosh, the deer flies were horrendous. I had spray and a hat on and they still bit through both. Poor Topaz, they were hovering all around him and burying themselves in his ears and stomach fur. It was not a pretty sight. We managed 5 miles but couldn't enjoy it. At all.
Today we headed for the Prairie Drive. It's a 7.5 mile gravel road that goes through fields, woods and bogs. There is a huge eagle nest close to the road. I haven't run there since the Scary Run I posted last summer. A guy drove past us 7 times, was wearing no shorts, and well, you know the rest. Yikes.
Today there was no vehicle traffic; just I and Topaz. We ran the 7.5 look and didn't feel a deer fly. Thank goodness. They'll be at the Prairie Drive in a few weeks, then I'll have to move up onto the asphalt. Bummer.
After dropping Tyler off for guitar lessons I went to the gym. Today was chest, bicep and legs.
Prior to FANS I was lifting 2 45 pound dumbbells and able to bench them for 8x3. Not today. Today I lifted 2 40 pound db for 6x2 and then had to go down to 35! Oh the HORROR!! I was benching a barbell at 130; today I struggled on 120. EEK! Bicep lifts were the same as pre-FANS and legs were a bit heavier. Yeah! I was squatting 130 but was able to squat 150 today. What's up with that? Shouldn't they be tired and wimpy?
Hopefully my chest will be stronger next week..
DB Bench Lift: 40x6x2; 35x6x2
BB Bench Press:120x6x2; 110x6x2
Incline Press (Machine) 50x8x4
BB Curl: 50x6x3; 40x7x3
Curl Cable: 75x8x3; 60x8x2; 50x8x1
DB Curl: 35x8x2, 25x8x2, 20x8x2
Dead Lift: 90x10x3
BB Squat: 150x8x3; 130x8x2; 90x8x1
Ham Curl: 60x8x3
Leg Press: 145x10x3
Ingesting large quantities of protein today!