It went something like this.
“I am still eating the detox plan and I feel great. I have lost 19 pounds and it has never been easier. I have loads of energy. I am running my best 5k times ever. I am going to get to 25 pounds lost and then start adding some of the foods back in.”
Now all those things are fabulous. What more could you ask for? In fact those results are so fabulous that the next word I uttered was…
As in “Why would you change anything if you are getting the results you want?”
And she didn’t really have a good answer. “Well, I guess just to see what happens.”
Well my educated guess is that if you start adding things back in – sugar, dairy, and wheat for instance- that you are going to go back to feeling like you were. The fact of the matter is that none of those things are necessary for good health. At the least you want to be very careful when you re-introduce them and make sure you aren’t getting any adverse reactions. We discussed those things (and I congratulated her on her achievement – I am not heartless)
Think about it though.
The old maxim is “If it Ain’t Broke Don’t Fix It.”
Same thing goes for your training.
Spring is here. Summer is coming. The weather is nice. You are headed outside.
I get it.
But that doesn’t mean you don’t need to train. You still need the soft tissue work, the mobility and flexibility work, the structured metabolic work and the balanced strength work.
THOSE are the thing that help you hit the golf ball further, stay on the bike longer, and tackle the taller mountains. Don’t get caught in the trap of thinking that walking, hiking, biking and golfing is training.
You are able to do all those things because you have taken the time in training to get better.
And that quest never takes a break, never slacks off, and never ends.
Stay the Course.
Hold The Line.
Make It Happen.