Rest Days: Just ‘Hanging Out’!

What do you do on REST days like Sunday...? I just 'hang out'. πŸ˜‰ Love the spinal decompression from hanging upside down after a workout! More seriously though, besides spending hours on schoolwork, I also try to find time to go to the nearby park to meditate and get grounded, get some naps in, help … Continue reading Rest Days: Just ‘Hanging Out’!

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Injured Again…

β€œWorry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.” ― Corrie ten Boom Journal: 2 MarΒ 2016 I've been struggling with injury after injury since coming back from exchange in Arizona 2 months ago. First an ITB strain due to ramping up my staurday long run workout by 1 mile every … Continue reading Injured Again…

Active Rest – Jacuzzi and Sauna

9/11 - God bless all souls and families struck by that tragedy. May we never forget the horrors humanity is capable of, nor the bravery and selfless dedication of those who stay ever vigilant at the front lines. W11D4 - Active Rest 9am - Morning Swim + Jacuzzi Notes: Was feeling pretty tired and aching … Continue reading Active Rest – Jacuzzi and Sauna

W5D7 – Active RestΒ 

(Made some changes to the way I write training logs to include more data and better formatting for easier reference. Hope this is for the better!) Hours of sleep: 3.5 (23:00 ~ 02:30) HRV: 70 Reflection: For some reason I felt fully rested after waking up at 2:22 AM. I tried going back to sleep … Continue reading W5D7 – Active RestΒ 

W4D7 – Active Rest

Today is rest day but that doesn't mean complete bed rest! In fact, in my experience, active recovery may be more beneficial. If we think in terms of blood and lymph flow, movement helps promote circulation and this is more crucial for our lymphatic system in clearing metabolic waste since it doesn't have a heart … Continue reading W4D7 – Active Rest