Taking my wellbeing for granted

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My baby hair is always out of control!

Lots of rolling…

Good day my lovelies! How are you? I’m good, my back felt a lot better this morning so I decided to venture to the gym and do a light workout. The only problem is, I’m not very good at doing light workouts. I get too excited and want to do everything. I started off running on the stairmaster then I did some very light front squats. It was so difficult to stick to lighter weights because I love lifting heavy but I behaved. Then I did some strict press ups and finished off with some abs in the TRX and the handstand drills on the ball.

I could feel my back during some of the exercises but as soon as I did I changed the exercise to make sure I’m not overdoing it.

It’s when you’re not a hundred percent when you get an eye opener. I’m one of those who tends to take my wellbeing for granted a little bit. Thinking that my body is always going to perform and be well. It’s a gift to have a body, which functions and everyday everything is well I should grateful. It’s something I need to get better at, appreciating the hard work my body does, because now when I can’t do my usual training I feel a bit down and realise how amazing it is when it’s at it’s best. Do any of you feel the same?

I’m really hoping it will get better soon! I can definitely feel it getting better but it’s that fine line of whether continued rest is the way to go or whether some exercise and movement could be the key. I made sure to do loads of foam rolling afterwards to help recovery and now afterwards I’m feeling good!

I just had a snack a little while ago and am waiting on Jamie to get ready so we can go out for lunch/brunch. Yum!

Have a lovely day my dears xxx

Author: madeleineskristensen

Madeleine Moves is a blog celebrating a love of exercise, food, travelling and life. I love being active, exercising and being out and about. With my blog I hope to spread this joy and inspire you to be your best. Who am I? I’m Madeleine (surprise). I’m a Swede who lives in the vibrant city of Glasgow in Scotland. I moved here for my university studies and in summer 2016 I graduated with a degree in Business and Management at University of Glasgow. My keyword has always been balance. I love eating healthy food but I also love to indulge once in a while. You need to enjoy life at the end of the day and limiting yourself is not the way to go. With this I would like to say welcome to Madeleine Moves. Love, Madeleine

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