Still Improving My Workouts


I had a pretty good workout this morning. I was able to keep up with the pace of the workout for about the first third. I think that I have pretty much figured out how to properly do the exercises which is helping me to keep up. I have to remember to maintain proper form to get the max benefit and reduce injury. I had to take a few breaks during the last third but I feel I’m still improving. It’s just not as rapid as I was during the first two weeks. Not really surprised though.

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I am starting to wonder if the daily workouts and the running are conflicting and reducing my recovery. I know my legs get really heavy during the end of my workouts and to a lesser degree during my runs. I need to look into my nutrition to see if I’m getting the right amount of whatever I need to aid in muscle recovery. I’m not a big fan of supplements. I think they generally have way too many sugars/carbs. I’m pretty sure I get enough protein but I may be missing other things.  Time to do some research.

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  1. Muscle fatigue can also be caused by dehydration, it may not necessarily be “nutrition” but water is crucial to endurance.

    • I drink a good amount of water but now that you mention it, I don’t drink nearly enough. I drank about double what I usually do today and it definitely helped. Thanks for the advice!

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