Ok, I have healed back up and will be back at it on Sunday, starting on Day 2 of the Insanity Workout. This time will pace myself and if I cramp up again will stop the workout and work the cramp out before I resume the workout.
Well I really hurt my calf during Day 2 of Insanity. So I am pausing on my workout for now. I will see how my calf is on Monday night, if then its good to go, I will then resume my workout but will start back on Day 2 cycle (since Day 1 is just the Fit Test). Even with proper stretching it did not stop my calf from cramping up and then I did like Shaun T stated and dug deeper and pushed through it, that will be the last time I do that because my right calf feels like I have a permanent “charlie horse.”
I am not giving up though, I really want to do this, but also as Shaun T says, if you hurt, stop the workout.
Damn, what another good workout. This insanity is real tough to keep up especially at the end. I think what I will do is do it a slower pace in the beginning of the workout because I give way to much in the beginning that by the time the last 10 mins of the workout comes I am so cramped or tired that I barely can finish.
From the looks of it each sets I do is 3 of them. So I will do a nice slow pace on the 1 set, pick it up for the next 2 and then rinse and repeat for the other sets.
I maybe sore and aching all over the place but I must keep doing this workout.
Yesterday, I completed day 1 of the Insanity workout. All I got to say is OMG! When I first got into the workout I was doing well keeping up with the 2 people who was on the video, but around the 4th exercise I started feeling the exhaustion creeping in. By the end of it I could barely do the other exercises. Now mind you this was only the Fit Test, which is done every two weeks to determine how you have improved as you do this workout over the course of 60 days.
This morning, though I feel a bit sore, but also feel very energized. I have not felt like this since the 2nd week of High School football training.
I have decided to start getting back in shape and then start training for the local triathlon for next summer. So, I have planned to start doing the Insanity workout starting tomorrow to get back into shape. Once I felt I am in a decent shape, which I figure would be late fall/early winter, I will then start working on my triathlon training.
I figured I would keep a blog about my training to help me stay on track and not steer away from my workouts.
So, best of luck to me and a healthier, better me in the near future.