Happy Mondaaaaay!! It’s about to be a busy day over here because I’m heading out of town tomorrow, so it’s time to workout, work, and pack! Speaking of workouts…I have some updates for you. And I plan on expanding on this topic on my podcast this week, so stay tuned for that!
These past few months have been quite an experiment. I started with changing up my workout routine in December by adding in glute workouts to my routine. But then I noticed I was gaining some weight and that probably had to do with the amount of exercise I had going on. No, more isn’t always better. So then I decided to back off CrossFit and started adding in megaformer pilates and yoga sculpt. And when I made these changes, I quickly felt like it wasn’t enough for my body and was worried about gaining weight.
Well, that’s exactly what happened. And I also found myself obsessing over my body, especially when a mirror was involved (which is the case at every gym other than my CrossFit gym). Plus, I felt incredibly disconnected to my core. It’s hard to explain, but I felt like I wasn’t able to activate my core like I could before when I was doing CrossFit full-time. So once I got back from my 30th birthday trip, I decided to go back into CrossFit for an entire week to see how I felt. And guess what? I feel 90% back to my old self after just one week.
For me, I’ve had some neck and trap issues because of my competitive CrossFit days, so moving forward with CrossFit I’m no longer going upside down doing handstands or handstand push ups because that seems to be the main…