IDUBRAWSKY
60,000-79,999 SparkPoints 62,716
SparkPoints
 

Travel

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Travel takes the most out of my workout schedule. When I have to travel overseas I have to take into account the fact that I need to adjust my workout schedule - sometimes substantially to accommodate the additional interference in my routine. For example, when I go to France for business I may not be able to get my long run in on Sunday. To adjust for that I try and run a shorter run when I arrive in France (it also helps to recover from the jet lag) and then pick up my schedule where I left off. Typically Sundays and Thursdays represent longer days for me in terms of my run. However, even a 5:30PM flight to Paris can have a deleterious effect on my schedule. I can't get the long run in because I have so much to do - and that's really frustrating.

Still, I adjust. What I do is lose the long run on Sunday, do a "1/2" long run on Monday after I arrive in country, pick right back up on my schedule for the rest of the week and throw in a short run on Friday to help my recovery. I then do a long run on the following Sunday.

It's funny but I've noticed I've become very much a creature of habit - and I don't like it when travel interrupts my schedule.
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post

    Be the First to Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment


    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.
 

More Blogs by IDUBRAWSKY