Posts by smashley23

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Fitness I have no idea what I'm doing... Oct 11 2013
19:09 (UTC)
Starting strength is about as simple as it gets. Run it with a small deficit and you will get stronger, leaner and will understand the basics of strength training.
The Lounge What do Americans think of the government shutdown? Oct 11 2013
00:14 (UTC)

It's some bull****. Friends trying to finish their externships. No Smithsonian, NIH, etc.

Fitness October 2013 Fitness Group -- All Are Welcome! Oct 10 2013
15:19 (UTC)


  • broad jump 5x5
  • deadlift slightly elevated 4x5x175lbs
  • reverse lunge 3x6x50lbsxside
  • pallof press 3x10x40lbsxside


  • Squats (35, 85, 125, 175, 195lbs)
  • hip thrusts 1x5x215lbs
Fitness October 2013 Fitness Group -- All Are Welcome! Oct 09 2013
15:17 (UTC)


  • Incline Bench (5x1x10s)x5x70lbs
  • asst pullups (5x2x10s)x5
  • dumbbell bench 3x6x80lbs
  • dumbbell row 3x6x80lbs
  • cable backhands 3x10x10lbsxside
  • zottman curls 2x10x30lbs


Fitness October 2013 Fitness Group -- All Are Welcome! Oct 07 2013
13:51 (UTC)


  • front squats (5x1x10s)x5x75lbs
  • step ups 3x6x40lbsxside
  • ab rollout 3x10
  • ghr 2x10
  • pistol squat to box 2x7xside
Fitness Help me make an exercise plan? Oct 06 2013
15:13 (UTC)

I think yoga would be a good place to start.

The Lounge What is going on in DC? Oct 04 2013
17:50 (UTC)

Everything she did that day threatened her baby's life. I'm sorry that she was mentally ill, and couldn't get the help she needed, but out of all of the times I thought a police shooting was questionable- this is not one of them.

Should there be a full investigation? Absolutely, but I'm not ready to condemn the officers for what happened. 

Fitness Weight training for a beginner girl Oct 04 2013
16:18 (UTC)

If you have a squat rack, you can do pretty much any program. If not, see what you can do with dumbbells.

Fitness October 2013 Fitness Group -- All Are Welcome! Oct 04 2013
16:16 (UTC)

Forgot my chalk- made the deadlifts a real pain.

  • broad jump 5x5
  • deadlift 2x5x195; 3x5x175
  • Reverse lunge 3x6x50lbsxside
  • Pallof Press 3x10x40lbsxside
Fitness sqats lunges ab work Oct 01 2013
15:48 (UTC)

The activity log doesn't have specific weight lifting exercises. You just log weightlifting. If you want a way of measuring specific exercises- try fitocracy.

The Lounge New England Trip-Recommendations Sep 30 2013
16:32 (UTC)

Harpoon Brewery, 

Weight Loss Is this breakfast too much? Sep 30 2013
16:18 (UTC)
Original Post by 5feet2girl:

Let's see if I understand correctly: you guys think I have a problem because I think I'm fat and worried about gaining weight aka what I eat? YES FYI I have reason to be worried Not a sound reason about my hips got 1 inch bigger in total and my thighs got 0.5 inch bigger recently. Probably measuring tape error I have to watch myself before I get even bigger. You need to watch yourself go to a therapist

What kind of breakfast or meals would be excessive/too much for a person who's not doing cardio or is sedentary? A lot more than what you're eating.


Fitness Septemeber 2013 Fitness Group -- All Are Welcome! Sep 30 2013
15:11 (UTC)

MSP2W1-A (had to take last week off)

  • front squats (4x2)x95lbs; 4x(4x2)x85lbs
  • dumbbell step up 1x8x60lbsxside; 2x8x50lbsxside
  • ab wheel 3x8
  • natural ghr 3x8
  • pistol squat to box 2x10xside


The Lounge just feel sadness - owning a smartphone Sep 26 2013
13:28 (UTC)
Original Post by trh:

Smart phones are awesome.  Don't judge the phones by some of the idiots that have them.

This- I love my phone, and I don't run into people walking down the street- or just wak into traffic.

Fitness Weight Training for Runners Sep 25 2013
23:57 (UTC)

You also want to make sure you don't overtax your body. As you get closer to your race, you should taper down on the lifting and conversely, you can lift more once you're done racing for the season.

The Lounge Do you think graduating from college with a low GPA is the end of the world? Sep 23 2013
14:52 (UTC)

At law school, people typically suggest you put your gpa on your resume if it's 3.5+ and a lot of jobs will reject you if you don't make their gpa requirement, period. At top firms, it could be 3.9. At a lot of firms it's 3.2-3.5 and most of the jobs I applied for either asked for a transcript before the interview stage or before the callback stage.

Idk where grades don't matter, but in the legal world they do and employers in the private sector typically skip over people with crap grades, which makes sense. With the mandatory curve in my first year, only the bottom 10-15% got C's or lower. If you got less than a 3.0, then in my opinion, spending 50k a year on grad school was a bad investment if you couldn't keep up with 85% of the people around you. 

Does classroom performance = job performance? Well no, but if your main job was to get good grades and you couldn't do it, then why would an employer pick you over hundreds of other potential employees from your own school who could. Most of my exams were, you're a lawyer working for X and Y happened, what do you do? If you couldn't answer the question, satisfactorily- your grade was crud and employers are not impressed with crud. 

The Lounge where to go.... Sep 23 2013
03:06 (UTC)

Germany or Switzerland.

The Lounge Do you think graduating from college with a low GPA is the end of the world? Sep 22 2013
22:47 (UTC)

It's not the end of the world, but in this day and age, it's not very good. There's a lot of grade inflation, where as 20-30 years ago, a C was actually average. Now, a C is usually pretty mediocre.

Fitness Septemeber 2013 Fitness Group -- All Are Welcome! Sep 22 2013
04:47 (UTC)


  • Push Press 3x6x25lbsxside
  • Asst. Pullups 3x6
  • Pushups 3x8
  • 1 arm row 3x7x50lbsxside
  • cable extension 3x12x15lbsxside
  • side planks 3x30sxside
Fitness Septemeber 2013 Fitness Group -- All Are Welcome! Sep 20 2013
22:33 (UTC)


  • front squats 3x6x85lbs
  • rack pulls 2x6x155lbs
  • b. split squats 3x6x35lbs
  • pull through 2x10x50lbs
  • reverse crunch 3x12


  • Hip Thrust 3x10x175lbs
  • quadruped hip extensions 1x10x10lbs
  • banded bird dogs 10xside
  • x-band walks 3x10xside
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