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Blah and droopy....

rocknrollgirl2010-05-02 11:57:17 +0000 #1
So I am new to periodization training. I am at the end of my first cycle. two hard weeks, one easy week. This is my easy week. I thought I would be like woo hoo !!! easy week, but I am feeling sort of blah and droopy.

Is that normal?

Ruth....

big sigh...ho hum.....
Wahine2010-05-02 12:05:37 +0000 #2
A little blah and droopy is normal. I usually feel like I'm stiffer from doing less. Part of the blah is that you're not getting your typical dose of endorphins. I remedy this by doing very short, intense intervals during my light workouts. For example - 20 sec sprint every 2 to 3 min for a total of 5 reps. I won't do another sprint until I feel totally recovered from the first and if you keep em short, they don't count as excessively raising your heartrate, so technically you're still recovering.

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