the last week of the last quarter of the year, wow, where did this time go? I started the year with a half marathon, then ventured into a marathon and then managed to end the year with a half marathon. Granted that is simply kindergarten compared to an ultra that is where all the big boys and girls get to play. hmm even as I type my training schedule for next year is being worked out.
2011 has been a great year but 2012 is going to be the best year yet.
The easy way out, does not produce stellar results so I am staying late and training hard. Life will only hand me what I earn, not what I yearn for. Thank goodness I have an old fashioned body. It still responds great to training hard and eating healthy. No gimmicks, gadgets or magical elixirs just working it and fueling for power.
Make merry and cherish your health, it enchances the quality of life.
The process of becoming who I want to be has itís fair share of obstacles but I stay focused on the rewards. In order to do that I have to stay positive and in the zone. so the number† vision killer on my† deep dark and nasty naughty list is poison negativity. Trust me it spreads like a wicked virus contaminating everyone it touches.
The only treatment is a continual cleansing of the thought processes with positive reinforcement. There is no know cure for nasty negativity so be on guard and fortify your mind. Today's training took me to beast mode...I keep telling you tired old kitten still qualifies as beast mode material.†
continue to unleash your inner beast and do what needs to be done.
Fitness Minutes: (56,548) Posts: 366 12/22/11 10:56 P
Dedicated to the mission, and brainwashed into getting my butt kicked. Today was slaughter house Monday. Training session one saw me bent over in pain my abs are stripped. Training session two found me slightly recovered but really sore. I think the fun is just beginning
Follow your course, give it your best and anticipate awesome results.
The temptation to give it less than my best does beckon but that is not what I do. So I can't invite those kind of thoughts in to play. I have to do what it takes to get what I want, that is the bottom line. That doesn't mean I don't struggle, and fight. I am all too human, but we humans can do some awful impressive things when we stay focused on the vision and only do what leads to victory.
so the questions I continually ask myself when I am tempted to be my own worst enemy are
Will this action aid me in producing actions that I am proud of?
Will this further ingrain an destructive habit?
Will this action help make my goal a reality?
If I say that is a big negative on either of those questions, then I have to quickly change my thinking and find away to escape the claws of destruction. Usually that is by refocusing on what I do want. Having radiant health and a physically fit body is not a punishment, nor are any of the steps, sacrifices and inconviences that I might have to endure to maintain what I already have and improve upon what the current verision of me.
Plyometeric pain, is the way I started my hump day training session. I did have a few I rather not be here and what have I gotten myself into moments but I need this like the parched land need rain. Next year is my year and I want to be ready, so I am trying to surprise myself. You never know what you will achieve unless you give it your all and the a little extra, extra.
Okay everyone stay in hot pursuit of your goals....do it with passion....you are a winner!
Awesome expectations is what keeps me in this game. I am a sucker for something differrent and something new, that includles growing better. I want to see how I can maximize the age game and where I can and will take this body. I have this awesome quote hanging in my bathroom. It is by Audrey Hepburn "Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I'm possible"...how cool is that all my life I have beaten the old, this is not the time to stop. Double training sessions are harsh but it does so wild and crazy things on the body. There is indeed pleasure in the pain.
Talk about sore, yes, I most certainly will be soaking more and stretching more and getting a deep tissue message whenever possible. When I try to force my body to be as tough as my mind it often rebels....but it will adapt and eventually enjoy the ride
So my three goals are: -taper into the prep diet to start 1/02/12 -start doing daily doubles at least 4 times a week so I will be ready to hit it hard 1/2/12 -drink a whey/casein protien drink a couple hours befor bed oh oh 4 is ok yeah? Get at least 7-8 hours of sleep so body can recharge
OK I'm all ready to do it. contest is in late March........
Sore battered and bruised, double training sessions are brutal but I am going for the pain until the end of the month. ( G-d willing I shall survive) I tell you I feel like a newbie who has never trained before...so this is probably the jolt my body needs to take it to a different level.
What a beautiful crisp Thursday evening in my part of the country. The theme for today was all about following the passion, sure there might be a few detours along the way but you can't let that get you down...just remember each new day is filled with awesome possibilities and amazing things can happen when you let go of past failures to embrace daily victories.
Wow, we have only 24 days left in 2011. Because I have only one wild and crazy obligation ( fitness that is) remaining I have decide to start a little challenge to keep me focused and on the alert. My Goal to drop a little more body fat and become uber lean before the clock chimes 2012.
Feel free to join on this quest by posting your own goals.
my main three points is stay within my caloric intake realm Consume adequate amounts of water daily And submit my body to double training until the end of the year
as they say, let the games begin and see what results I have on the last day of 2012
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