This post is brought to you by aching limbs – legs, arms and oh my back … Basically an aching body!
Saturday’s Boot Camp has almost … but not quite finished me off.
My bodies no doubt in shock …what with the ‘Pretty Muddy’ 5k (that’s 3 and a bit miles!) that I ran a couple of weeks ago and then this!
For the past few days I’ve been walking around in what can only be described as ‘crab-fashion’.
I get some form of relief when I lay down and stretch. I’m talking really stretching. It feels wonderful.
I’ve been laying down a lot… and stretching.
Despite my body feeling like it’s been through the mill and I’ve discovered muscles I never knew I had…I actually enjoyed it.
Yes I did just say that!
The 45 minute workout consisted of a series of repetitive exercise. Squats, side lunges , bench presses etc. We did each one for a minute then moved into the next, before resting and then starting the routine all over again.
It doesn’t sound very tasking but it blinking was. I was flaking towards the end but managed to complete the session.
I intend to do a mini work-out once or twice a week using the same exercises plus a few of my own. The great thing is I can do them while I’m watching the telly!
I recon my body will just about be good to go for the next session this Saturday!
As for my diet … well I’m trying to eat healthy but it’s not going so well.
I’m starting each day with a healthy (ish) banana smoothie – banana, Alpro yoghurt, honey, small dolap of peanut butter, a collagen shot , a cod liver oil tablet and a dash of milk – but after that it’s been going slightly pear-shaped.
This has kind of been happening a lot …
I am cutting down mind, if only slightly. I’ve had no cake or chocolate for days. This may sound like no great feat … but it is for me. Continue reading