We often have days when we don't feel like working out, but usually once we get going we get in a groove and are in for the long haul. However, if your body is sending a stronger-than-usual signal that it's just not up for a workout today, it's ok to listen once in a while and take a break for a day. Sometimes we need a day of rest so that we're at our best when tomorrow comes.
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When I work out, I give it ALL I've got, til I'm 'empty'. I am now learning that it's ok to just 'REST'. When your body has done all it can do, it's ok to rest for a day, or two. Then get right back at it! I've found that after a 2 day resting period, I am stronger and can do more!
I posted a blog this morning after floundering for too long. I shared honestly where I am and what I need to do to get back on track. The support I've received is heartwarming. The freedom of being honest with myself and sharing that is an unexpected bonus.
It's ok to admit defeat and reaching out to your Sparkfriends will definitely help!
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