There’s a lot of science out there touting the stellar benefits to High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). While science may be correct, it can really suck. When you’re out of shape, like me, most exercise sucks at the beginning. So if I am going to be sucking wind like a west coast asthmatic climbing stairs in Denver I prefer to do it with a good ol’ fashion sweat fest.
Sometimes workouts are fun. Sometimes workouts can make you feel really good. Other times… It feels like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson took you out back to where they keep the garbage cans and found you guilty of fat-assery; punishable by the People’s Elbow. Yet other times I blog about them… (kinda)
I write to you, dear reader, with trembling arms and the knowledge that I’m going to wake tomorrow feeling like someone took my body and twisted into a mini pretzel. Why? Because I decided I needed to get back to working out after a month-long gym hiatus. Despite the obvious reasons for wanting to work out and be in a shape other than round, the story I am about to tell you served as the real kick in the pants I needed to get back on the horse. Continue reading