blueollie

Checking in, Microaggression overreactions, etc.

Workout notes: zero energy. Weights:
pull ups (4 sets of 10, then 1 more…these were a chore)
rotator cuff
bench press: 10 x 135, 3 x 185, 7 x 170
incline press: 10 x 140
military/row/pull down superset:
military: 2 sets of 10 x 40 standing (dumbbell), 10 x 85 barbell
rows: 3 sets of 10 x 200 (Hammer)
pull downs: 3 sets of 10 x 160

Bike: 23:33 for 10K (started slowly)

yoga: included some headstand.

This New York Times article says that our natural movements are designed to conserve energy. This is what makes moving fast so difficult; being fast is not energy efficient.

University life (at a small school): I graded some quizzes and notice that one person really nailed all the problems. Then..it was a key that I had made earlier..good thing I made a 100.

And yes, we (academia) are getting very corporate and, at times, unconcerned with the quality.

Also, in an effort to be more welcoming, the PC-ness has gone too far. We are training people to overreact to minor slights, and that is not a helpful thing.

Politics Donald Trump is pulling away on the Republican side; on the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton enjoys a 42-24-21 lead.

September 15, 2015 - Posted by | politics, politics/social, weight training | , , , ,

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