Thursday, January 14, 2010

Fitness Madness

After a hiatus of nearly a decade I have been working on getting back in shape, it hasn't been easy.
I first started off trying to lift weights again, although I saw some gain I wasn't including the most important part and the most difficult part to motivate ones self into doing, that would be the cardio workout.

Enter my drill instructor wife who has been waking me up every morning for a walk along the Galle Face mixed in with some jogging. We return to the apartment for abs or arms workout, the correct way.

Lately we have been waking up and going to the gym at work and using the elliptical machines. I used to think that they (elliptical machines) were just a gimmick, until I started using one. What a workout!

They definitely provide a very good all around cardio workout, I feel like I've accomplished something.

Hoping I can stick with this.

Happy Pongal Day

Local holiday today, Tamil Pongal Day . Still not entirely sure what it's all about, but if I get to sleep in and be lazy then it's a good holiday.

Bummer is that I have to go to work tomorrow for only 4 hours, and then we have Monday off. If I was a smart cookie I would have asked for tomorrow off and had a very long weekend as half the staff have already done! DOH!