Today is my girlfriend Ruth's birthday. She loves birthdays! I think today is a perfect time to give aknowledgment to her for her part in my alcohol free journey. Quite honestly, I would never have done it if it wasn't for her. She made me see things differently. She woke me up. And I'm so … Continue reading Happy Birthday Ruth x
It seems an age ago that I was writing my first insanity blog. And I still haven't completed the first two weeks yet! Tomorrow is my final day of the first two weeks. So I'm currently four days behind. This is partly due to my struggle in getting out of bed at 0500 every morning, … Continue reading Insanity day 12 – Cardio power and resistance.
Completed insanity day 10 today. Ok, it's taken me 13 days, cos I failed to hit the 5am get ups 3 times in 2 weeks. But 10 high intensity training sessions in 13 days is not too bad in my mind. I'd love to catch up though and today I intended to do two sessions … Continue reading 10 HIITs in 13 days….
Well that's 1 down 7 to go! The first week of insanity is over and I'm proud to report that I have done huffed and puffed my way through every session. Today was the Plyo session, a repeat of day 2. In fact the remainder of the first four weeks are all repeats now, apart from … Continue reading Insanity week 1 complete! 🙂 Sobriety rocks!!
'Sean T starting to Sweat!' Me too Sean, me too! Today was Insanity pure cardio... Today epitomised the meaning of the word - Insanity! Again, surprised at the lack of achingness in my limbs but very tired as I woke, I dragged my sorry arse downstairs and flicked open the laptop. I was happy that … Continue reading Insanity Day 5 – Pure Cardio review!
In the hazy moments of transition from horizontal to a sleepy vertical this morning, one word was ringing around in my head. Insanity. Its the 4th day of the insanity workout and today was cardio recovery. 0500 in the conservatory/makeshift gym floor, trainers on, t-shirt on inside out and ready to go. I've been surprised … Continue reading Insanity day 4! Cardio Recovery.. ..
For two days in a row, I've been up at 0500 and hitting the insanity workout. Today I am feeling it already. Yesterday was the fit test. It was a sign of things to come. It's amazing the range of different body weight exercises that can be done to push your heart rate through the … Continue reading Insanity day 2 done. Ouch.
Week 14 body composition stats below: So even though there hasn't been any improvement in any areas, this is the most pleasing update for me! That is because I feel like my momentum with diet and exercise has hit a brick wall over the last two weeks. Easter happened, and that brought with it a … Continue reading 14 weeks sober. How much better can life get!?
I've been thinking about this question for a while recently, often whilst aimlessly scrolling through my facebook feed for the 40th time in the day. About 2 years ago I had had enough. I plucked up the 'courage' and deleted Facebook. I survived. I found other things to fill my spare, lazy attention. I became … Continue reading Does Facebook kill human motivation?