Saturday, September 12, 2009
I am feeling the need as happens periodically to change my workout routine. However I feel a bit stuck. My knees wont take a lot of high impact things so high energy classes are out for me. I enjoy pilates but it doen't burn enough calories to count as cardio so I don't feel like I get as much back for my time. So I do eliptical, I walk and I ride bike indoors or out. Water excercise is a great option for me but I don't really like to get wet everyday and winter is next on the horizon and will be very cold where I live which is a drawback as well. I am kind of looking for some new and different ideas but don't have many. For now I am trying to get outside to walk more in hilly places. For some reason the variety of up and down hill is actually easier on my knee and it burns more calories, always a bonus. I am also thinking in may be time to book a session with the trainer I work with and change up my weight routine a little bit again. I looked at an article called the scariest machine in the gym about the cable crossover machine. I think this is what I am going to try and conquer in the coming weeks.
I guess this is just pretty reflective right now. The thought that occurs to me is that I am not looking for less excercise just better and more fun. This is a good thing. I am sure I have never in my life excercised this faithfully for 22 month in succession. Here's to new excercise ideas.