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(DAY 466) Regaining Consistency in Cardio

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Gaurav Parashar

As I reflect on May 2024, I realize that while I've made progress, there's still room for improvement. This month, I managed to run an impressive 80 kilometers and swim 23 kilometers, but I also missed my cardio sessions on 7 out of the 31 days. It's a reminder that consistency is key when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

The importance of regular physical activity cannot be overstated. Not only does it help maintain a healthy weight, but it also reduces the risk of chronic diseases, improves mental health, and boosts overall energy levels. Even on days when time is limited, a quick 30-minute cardio session can make a significant difference.

May 2024 - Swimming

I've noticed that missing my early morning workouts has had a cascading effect on the rest of my day. When I start the day with exercise, I feel more energized, focused, and ready to tackle the challenges ahead. On the days I skipped my morning routine, I found myself feeling sluggish and less productive.

However, dwelling on the past won't help me move forward. Instead, I'm choosing to focus on the positive changes I can make in June 2024. My goal is to prioritize consistency in my cardio routine, even on busy days. Whether it's a quick run around the neighborhood or a few laps in the pool, every little bit counts.

May 2024 - Running

To help me stay accountable, I plan to schedule my workouts in advance and treat them as non-negotiable appointments. I'll also prepare my workout gear the night before to eliminate any excuses for skipping my morning session. By creating a routine and sticking to it, I hope to build a lasting habit that will benefit my health in the long run.

In conclusion, while I'm happy of the progress I made in May 2024, I recognize that consistency is the key to achieving my fitness goals. By prioritizing regular cardio sessions and finding pockets of time to stay active, I'm confident that I can get back on track in June 2024 and continue making strides towards a healthier lifestyle.