My normal Monday kickboxing class is cancelled this month. I get a good leg workout from it.
So last night I did a leg workout on the cable tower to stay in shape. I attached the stirrups to my feet. Hooked the inner ring to the cable and did side lunges, step back then do sidekicks. Switched to the ring at top of my foot and did mule kicks. Did 4 sets of 12 reps.
Then I tried to do pistol squats. Did not work so I left the cable tower to the jacked old dude who was waiting to use it.
I did a little cardio boost by holding a med ball and doing step ups with knee tucks on a bosu.
Then I did 4 sets of 12 on the hamstring and quad extension machines.
Oh yeah, and as a warm-up I did dumbbell walking lunges and diamond squats. 20 reps on both.
I did some walking crescent kicks with my stretches at the end. Whew!
And just the rest of my life to go. That's how good it feels to be sober this long. I never want it to end. A member made a comment last year, around my first year mark, about how much more solid the second year feels and I totally get that now. I feel grounded in myself where last year I was still jittery inside. Committed to my sobriety but still a bit whelmed by all the work ahead. Now I am...
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