As much as I hate to admit, I haven’t been as dedicated to boot camp as I would have liked to be. It’s not that I haven’t done the workouts, I have, but I just haven’t really given it my all and, surprise, surprise, I’m not getting the results that I want.
Several of the workouts have around a 30-minute strength portion plus a 20-minute cardio of choice portion. You know what my cardio of choice always is? Walking Murphy. Yes, technically it’s cardio, but I’m not getting my heart rate up at all, especially when he stops to investigate smells every two seconds.
Aside from that, there’s the issue of trying to fit what should be a 45-minute to an hour workout into a 30-minute period. This is my own fault and something I can totally avoid. I try to workout on my lunch break so I have something to do at lunch outside of the office and also so I have more free time at home after work. But the problem is, I’m taking shortcuts and not getting the full benefits of the workouts by condensing them.
So beginning this week, Week 5, I am doing the workouts after work, as prescribed. No more modifications to make them less time consuming! Time and time again, I try to fit my workout into a half hour period and time and time again, it does nothing for me.
Let’s see if I can do it!