my lower lats vanished
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 11:19
Eric in fitness, mexico

Today's workout started with a 6:30am to get started before the evil globe of death (a.k.a. the sun) arrived. Forty five minutes or so to do two sets of all this, kettlebell used is a 53lb:

In other news I realized that my lower lats (latissimus dorsi) have vanished. It's the sad reality that a kettlebell and body weight can only get me so far. However I will now laugh in the face of muscular weakness as I bust out my rings. However rather than using them simply for dips and pullups, we now enter a new chapter in not letting myself turn into a ball of goo:

 Fitness is hard in a third world country during pitch heat. Part time sailing, where you have access to a gym somewhat regularly, is a whole different ball of wax. Unless you're spending months at a time in 100+ degree heat with zero gym access, it's really hard to convey exactly how difficult strength training can be.

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