I took the weekend off to head out to the Lone Star State Dulcimer Festival in Glen Rose, Tx (more about that in my L post!) and therefore didn’t work out at all this weekend. And man, working out today was brutal. It wasn’t as bad as day one. Mostly. I was more tired in the middle of the work out – this was the first time I thought I might throw up in the middle of it. Of course, I also decided to quit doing the modifications where I could. I still did the modified push ups, but everything else was the full version. I really thought it might kill me. I absolutely loved it.
The funny thing about this whole working out thing is that now that I’ve been doing it off and on for a couple of weeks, I’ve noticed that I’m more sore when I don’t exercise. How weird is that? I think it has to do with the fact that my muscles tighten up when I don’t exercise leaving me stiff and sore. The other thing I’ve noticed is that I feel so much more energetic when I work out several days in a row. Today was definitely not an energetic day. I was dragging when I finished working out, but, I know that tomorrow will be better. Still, we’re told that if we just work out two-three times a week that we’re doing good. Only problem is that with that, you don’t get the benefit of the endorphins every day. It’s also harder to fall into a routine when you skip days. Really, every day is best. And it’s what I’m going to try and do. We’ll just see how well it works out for me.