27_8490a6d04381c23069ca49ae8fb6c5b1_personal-trainer-in-gym[1]When you are working with a trainer it is a good thing that you are comfortable with them and that they are familiar with you.  For example, it’s nice that your trainer knows your name and calls you by it, until it’s not.

Today at the gym one of the trainers was using his female clients name in every other sentence. “Let’s do this Mary” (name changed to protect the innocent) 5 more reps MARY, good job MARY, how does that feel MARY?, let’s walk over here MARY.

It just sounded very unnatural to use a person name so often as if they might forget you are talking to them.  Weird.

I worked legs primarily again today including some light barbell squats that felt uncomfortable as I was in the low, thigh below parallel part of the movement.  It’s almost like when I get low there are some nerves that get pinched and cause what feels like weakness and discomfort.

Today’s Workout

5 minutes cardio/stretching

20 pull ups

135 pound barbell squats 2 sets x 8 reps

Leg extension with one second pause at top, strict 30 second rest between sets – 100lbs x 10, 120lbs x 10, 140lbs x 8

One leg kneeling leg curl, strict 30 second rest between sets – 50lbs x 10, 60lbs x 10, 70lbs x 10

Seated calf raise, strict 30 second rest between sets – 185lbs x 10, 225lbs x7, 225lbs x 7

500 foot VMX continuous rope pull in 3:17