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State Of Shock



Sometimes to break through a plateau I have to shock my body. This sometimes includes adding in a different type of workout...instead of running, I swim. Or workout 2x a day.
Changing up my eating routine helps too. Eat at the low end of calories one day and near the hi end the next.

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2 a day workouts may include breaking up a 10 mile run into 5 in the morning and 5 at night.
Or, swimming in the morning and biking at lunch.
I always pack extra workout clothes JIC I can squeeze in another workout during my workday.

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  • I'm finding that upping my walk an extra 20 minutes a day has gotten me out of a plateau. - by MISSWINGS1
  • work out twice in a day? Sounds like a great challenge!! - by JESSLOGAN16
  • I notice that your login name is goofyforrunning. I am hoping to start running soon, but if you can and you have the time I need some advice. I am currently on a walking program, but it's not intense enough for me. I do 5 miles a day and it usually takes me 65 minutes to complete the 5 mile workout. I would love to run, but I always have trouble with my feet and calf's cramping up. I have tried different foot wear, running on a track, and stretching my feet and legs well before starting. Any advice? - by NWINBERRY
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    I find your variation interesting. I was aware of the importance of changing your exercise routine, but I find the idea of also changing the routine of meals intriguing. I may try this one. Appreciate your sharing. - by HUNGRYWOMAN2

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