The week post binge – undoing the damage
I’m certain you’ve been sitting on the edge of your seat to read about the damage I did during my Mexican excursion as well as the strategies to rapidly accelerate my body to the previous week’s condition. Wait no more…here it is!
We got home late Monday so the official weigh-in was on Tuesday AM and I couldn’t wait to see what the scale would reveal. Yep, the number didn’t look good. I had gained 19 lbs but they were 19lbs of marvelous Mexican buffet memories. Meh. Let’s look at the gain logically…some of it was fat but much of it was water. Typically, it takes me about 4 days to see a water drop when coming off a cheat day so I don’t expect this to be much different. With a focused effort, I set a plan in motion to get the weight back down within 2 weeks (if not sooner).
The plan – an overview
I actually did cardio while I was away at the resort but cardio was immediately ramped up this week. A typical cardio session would include the treadmill set at incline level 3 and at speed 3-3.2. I may vary a little bit but not by much. I did that in Mexico and that programming continued when I got home. I went right back to 2 x 30 minute sessions per day. The only difference is I pulled out 3 sessions (Monday, Wednesday and Friday …