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Time to tgo back to work

Monday, January 14, 2013

Not just referring to Monday and the beginning of the actual work week either.
I 100% fell of the exercise wagon this weekend.

I had DID nothing Sat or Sunday.

Saturday was a cardio day off anyway but I had planned to do my Jan Jumpstart video.

The day' went astray though and I never found the time.

Yesterday I was supposed to do both my daily video plus 30 minutes of cardio but did neither as I never even made it home. I ended up crashing at a friend’s house due to weather.

Tonight I have a date with me treadmill and my videos. I am not sure I will catch up on all three because that sounds like over doing it but I will do my best.

On the upshot today's weigh in was back to 180 so I think my body enjoyed the break to some existent. I did not watch my eating at all either.

Well I refuse to feel guilty about my break (although it does make me feel just a bit anxious, fear of loss of momentum).

As the title of the blog says, "Back to work"
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    I always loose the day after a bit-of-a-binge (like a big dinner out or something)...if I make it two days of bingeathon, I get the weight right back, but I think sometimes I really need the break. I think it's the same with exercise. My strength program is actually set to a 4 week mesocycle: three weeks of progressively heavier weight, then a week where you do a bare-minimum that takes about 5 minutes and is about 45% of what I've been doing. And this is apparently how the wise powerlifters and bodybuilders do it - sometimes, your body needs a rest to allow it to regroup for the next challenge!
    1923 days ago
    I like the idea of no guilt - it never helped any of us right! Live in the present and get it done!
    1924 days ago
  • KONRAD695
    It's OK. You body had a rest, took a breather, and had a mood boosting relaxation weekend. Great! Now, you are rested up, full of energy, and nothing can stop you. emoticon emoticon
    1924 days ago
  • CAMAEL100
    Well, it is a new year so time for new beginnings. Is is great that you didn't put on any weight over the holiday period. We all need a break from time to time. And I think when we get back we are more motivated. It is just a matter of making sure we get back (I am always very slow to get back!!)
    1924 days ago
    I really get that fear of loss of momentum! I am glad to hear that you experience this like I do. I agree, though, that a break is actually good. I have a principle of doing 10-15 minutes exercise days in between longer and more intense workout days. That way I am NOT doing NOTHING but I AM giving my body the needed break. I also have several exercise routines that are just me and the floor, so I have no excuse not to exercise!
    1924 days ago
  • STODD251
    Don't feel guilty. I didn't have a great weekend either. I mean, I did really enjoy my weekend, but I did not always make the healthiest choices. I'll be doing some blogging about it when I get a chance later today. But the thing that suffered most for me was sleep and I am feeling it today. If I didn't already have plans to go and workout with my friend this afternoon, this would be one of those days I'd be tempted to say I'm tired and just give up. As it was, I was lazy this morning, so I ate a chocolate bar for breakfast. I had healthy options, but they required preparation and I was too tired to be bothered.
    1924 days ago
    Sometimes your body demands a break, and you have to oblige or you run the risk of burnout or injuries. Know that you've had your rest, and now it's time to go hard until your next rest day! I know that you can do this! emoticon
    1924 days ago
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