This morning I woke up in a funk which I hoped would evaporate over the course of my hour and a half drive to the gym. However, I felt only slightly better when I arrived at the gym and even my usual stretching routine felt belabored and tiring. I sacrificed an hour or so of sleep to get to the gym at 6 a.m. so I didn’t want to let that time go to waste, but it was equally clear that I wasn’t going to be able to pull off my usual 45 minute workout. I thought about my alternatives as I finished up my stretching routine.
The solution. I decided to truncate my workout. I cut of two exercises and performed three sets of each exercise in one long super-set which took about 22 minutes. It took all I had to complete and at the end I was quite nauseous, but I did it. As I am typing this I can feel that foreboding tickle in the back of my throat which makes me fearful that a cold (w/ sore throat included) is knocking at my immune system’s door. When I get home I will dose up on the multivitamins and the Zicam in hopes of kicking this thing’s butt before it kicks my butt. Wish me luck.