So this is my 4th and final weekly update. I wanted to share this first four weeks of coming back for a few reason. One was to share my thoughts on designing a training program. Another was to just put myself out there so I have more reason to stick with the program in getting back into training. Last but not least was sharing the struggles of getting back into a routine. Everyone is going to have challenges but the main thing is to keep at it and work through it as the rewards will be worth it.
For me when I first started resistance training I had no expectations at all so I think it was easier mentally versus now. I know what I was capable of doing before my break so I put extra pressure on myself and it was a bit disappointing to see how much strength I have lost. Getting sick also threw a monkey wrench into things. Last week I only was able to train one day and this week I only got my two strength days in. Not exactly the roaring start I had hoped for but hey it’s progress and I will take it.
One of my favorite Canadian Pro Bodybuilders is Jeff Nippard and he just came out with a video explaining “Why “BRO” Splits are Good for Bodybuilding” and I think I am going to give this a try starting next week. It’s difficult to keep the intensity up and splitting up my training a bit more should give me more time to recover and make training more enjoyable.
Anyway that’s how my first 4 weeks of training went and I will let you know how I make out following Jeff’s 5 day split in the new year.