April is going to be a transitional month. The first 20 days are going to be about getting over this post-move funk I’ve been in lately. I have REALLY struggled after moving with getting into any kind of rhythm. I am planning this month as a month where I get back to that hardcore place I was in. So my goal for the first 20 days:
Repeat my Turbo Pump challenge I gave myself back in October. I got AWESOME results with this calendar and more than that – I really enjoyed the combo. I updated the calendar for where I am with fitness now and here it is! It’s more intense then the original Turbo Pump because the last time I did this it was coming out of the Reset (and 21 days of no exercise). This time I’m going IN to the reset, so I can do the workouts I just fine with no need to keep it basic.
I am going to do Shakeology daily. Which I was doing, but I’ve kind of fallen off during the move and as my routine is off in general, I just have been a mess. Back on this every day at least one shake….two if I need it. I have a bag in the hole so to speak, so I can have a few extra shakes w/o being off. Especially since during the reset I definitely will not have a shake daily.
Get on schedule. Seriously. I am having a really hard time getting up on time (which is making my exercise and food prep in the morning a mess….) because I’m not going to bed on time. It’s a horrible circle. The problem has been that since I’m closer to work I am allowing myself to get up later. But somehow I am allowing a 30 minute shift in my wake up time to be an hour – hour and a half shift in my go to bedtime. Right…that math is so wrong. So I need to just start going to bed no later than 10:30 pm – end of discussion on the days I need to workout before work (which will be all of them since Sunday will be my rest days for the next 3 weeks).
So that’s my 21 day plan to get my life back on track. I haven’t gained any weight as of my last weigh in, so that’s how I know my move wasn’t completely off track as I usually gain weight by thinking about food. But I do feel like I am not as in shape as I was – which is worse to me. I don’t care what the scale says if I feel great. I don’t feel great.
So then on the 21st, the Ultimate Reset starts. I’m going to follow that book 100% like I did before. No excuses. I will add in the walking and the yoga this time…at least I hope I will. I think I am much better prepared to go into the reset as far as how to prep the food to make the food prep more efficient, so I should have more time to do this. But if I ever do have to choose – it’s food prep and rest. One thing about the reset is that last time I got SO much sleep…it was amazing. I slept like a baby most days and got 8-10 hours a night. I could go for that again.
The reset takes me into May. I haven’t decided what exercise program I will pick up post reset yet. I have about 6 weeks to decide that. But trust you will be the first to know 🙂 I am doing a “get to goal” challenge with one of my fellow Team Tenacity coaches right now that I’m excited about. I’m really excited for the challenge because it’s coming at exactly the right time. Time to shake off this moving funk and really get myself back on the road. There is no reason I shouldn’t be at my goal by December 31st 🙂