Well, my old pal Murph stopped by this morning. Hadn’t seen him in a while, but for my typical morning routine of breakfast, a short bike ride, some gym time, a little more bike riding, and 2nd breakfast (which I normally do solo) he showed up. This is how the morning went:
Woke up late at about 5:40 a.m. – Okay, I have to get ready quick and get out the door quick so I can eat, hit the gym, and be back in time to take my wife to work.
Double protein shake and pre-workout formula down the hatch – no issues there.
Can’t find my wallet (with my gym card) – Check in my room, check the couch cushions, check the bathroom, check the shorts I was wearing yesterday, and check all of these places once more. “Oh yeah!” (click, lightbulb flashes) – I had put it in my gym bag the night before so it would be ready to go in the morning (clearly forgotten in my rushed state to get out the door).
Do some foam rolling and stretching, a little quicker than normal – Leg day; so I stretch hamstrings, quads, calf muscles, but forget/skip stretching hip flexors (see “Squats”).
Head out on my bike ride to the gym – About a ¼ mile from the house the chain gets caught up and lodged in between gears. It’s really jammed in there. I spend a few minutes getting it fixed and am left with some greasy hands. Off to the gym now, a little further behind schedule.
Workout – Noticing I am a little short on time now, I decided which exercises to chop from the routine, but it’s not too bad. Still enough time for a good workout.
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