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2013 - The Year of Smart Training

Saturday, January 05, 2013

It is 9:00am and I am finished my exercising for the day. I did a killer 7am sports conditioning workout at the gym. Imagine being challenged both in strength training and cardio conditioning for one hour ....then multiply this torture by 10x and now you have the sports conditioning class at my gym. In the past I would take this class , then do strength training for an hour THEN a killer spin class for another hour and THEN yoga. I did this for the last 2 years EVERY Saturday. And I wondered why I my knees bothered me , my shoulders were hurting and let's not talk how long my sprained ankle took to heal.
2013 will be different - everything has healed and now at 57 I know that I need to respect the body. I will listen to my body - realizing that there is a point of negative return when you do too much exercising. Today - I gave the class my all and every muscle in my body is singing that beautiful tune from having been worked to capacity and right about now the endorphins have kicked in and I am smiling fool emoticon
.....maybe I will add a 5 mile run later ...It is going to take me awhile to get the hang of this .....
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    I hear you girl! I'm 54 and while I'm enjoying the rush of endorphins it's important to listen to your body. It's wonderful to push the limits on a consistent basis and now the new lesson I've had to learn too, moderation is all things applies to more than just what I eat and drink. It includes my workouts. It's going to take me some time as well to adjust the reins but we have the power, and emoticon emoticon
    1751 days ago
    Your post made me tired just reading it.
    1751 days ago
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