The Bench Arrives

Ready. Almost.


This week started slowly, will illness keeping me off the bike for 4 days. On Thursday I was back to the 30 mins / level 5 routine, and pleasantly surprised when the bench/weights I ordered a couple of weeks ago arrived somewhat unexpectedly.

It's a fairly standard Marcy bench, with leg press and preacher curl extensions. I also got a barbell, a pair of dumbells and 50kg of weight plates. Should be enough for now.

Assembling the bench took a couple of hours, and was a mini-workout in itself. The instructions weren't all that much different from the ones for the bike; fortunately I again managed to put something together and have no pieces left over at the end.

I decided to finish the week off with the cycling only, and leave the weights until I had worked out a suitable routine.


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