Saturday, February 18, 2012
A Very Valuable Lesson
What I've found during my workout, even though I'm taking the Curves circuit at a snail's pace, is that my heart rate is only SLIGHTLY slower than when I'm working out at 100%! I'm moving through the circuit VERY slowly (skipping machines that I'm not confident using) and ending my half hour workout SWEATING!!! I was so worried that this injury was going to keep me from being successful on the program, but as it turns out, giving it your all means different things at different times to different people. My "all" this week is producing some serious results even though I'm not at 100% and barely moving...
So! My Coach saw me on the circuit today and had me take a quick peek at my weight a little early (my actual weigh in and one-on-one isn't until Monday afternoon) and I WAS DOWN 4 POUNDS!!!! Yes, that's right, I lost 4 POUNDS IN ONE WEEK!!! I learned a very valuable lesson today about what my body will and can do for me if I just give it my all.... not necessarily go "all out"... but give it my all.
P.S. its AMAZING the kind of ab workout you get when you're nursing a hurt back... my little silver lining.