Monday, 21 June 2010

5 day self-challenge

Lately I've not been looking after myself as much as I should though I've actually lost weight recently so can't be doing myself too much harm. I haven't been treating my body badly at all but considering I have a black belt test on Saturday I need to be in peak condition so need to make a few last minute changes.

Firstly, stop drinking beer. I've been having a beer or two - no big amounts - as I watch the World Cup games. This has to stop for this week. I need to drink water or juice and only those two. I can't believe I've lost weight so cutting down on the booze would really help keep the weight down, for now. If I can couple this with eating some healthy food then that would be great too.

Secondly I need to try and sleep a but more than I have been. That's easier said than done because it's s humid at night that sleeping is just plain difficult. There have been a few late nights watching England so I need to limit these for now too.

Thirdly and most importantly, exercise as hard as I can when at my taekwondo dojang. Really push myself to my limits and give everything. I still don't know if it will be enough but I've got to give it a go. My memory seems to serving me well right now, it's certainly better on the poomsaes but my technique, well it need a lot of work.

What I put into this week will be what I get out of it eventually. Hopefully it will be a nice new black belt and not something to be disappointed about.


Anonymous said...

I hear ya on the personal challenges, mate. Must be the season. I've got one of my own going, too...


Talking to myself said...

Beer challenge failed already. I just can't watch the World Cup without a beer or two in my hand. Oh well, you win some you lose some!

Good luck with your challenge

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