Sunday, Monday and Tuesdays : Personal Training (1 hour sessions)
Tuesday : Spinning (before my PT session)
Wednesday: Rest day
Thursday : Spinning
Saturday : Rest day
Everyone is concerned that one day I am going to wake up and say 'screw it' and give up. I know that right now that is NOT going to happen. I feel committed and thankfully I am still enjoying my gym experience.
This is a great article on overtraining :
a bit from the article :
"The cause of overtraining is simple. You’re not resting enough to allow your body time to recover, or you’re doing the same exercises too much. Here are some common symptoms of overtraining:
- Feeling tired, drained, and lacking energy
- General body aches or mild muscle soreness
- A decrease in performance
- Inability to complete workouts
- Lack of motivation"
I am slowly learning to listen to my body. I know it needs to rest. There is, however, a part of me that wants to be doing more and I really enjoy my time at gym. This might be because it means I get about an hour or so to myself, some me time!! That is very rare for me. I can get on the treadmill and zone out - listen to my music and just chill.