Thread: speaking of the gym....
09-20-2004, 12:36 PM #1
speaking of the gym....
I'm seriously thinking of changing my training time. Currently I'm in the gym from 3:45am till around 5am then heading to work. I'm considering changing it to 10pm as a result of some major changes in my life. Does anybody here train late at night and if so, what things might I have to change or adjust as a result?
09-20-2004, 03:18 PM #2Anabolic Member
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KC, I used to train late evening starting around 8pm -10pm. For me it was good but the only drawback was many times when I came home to sleep after I read in bed I would be sleepy & can fall asleep but soon would awake. Sometimes toss & turn for 2 hrs and I contribute that to my body was still racing from the hard workout. The positive is you can eat a high carb meal later and burn it off before bed so it may not convert to brown fat. Just realize your body will require a period of adjustment and you may get tired or just plain not motivated at 10pm when your body is saying sleep now. Give it a try but for it to work you need to stay on it for a month by then your body should be readjusted..
09-20-2004, 04:08 PM #3
Thanks. I don't sleep anyways so I can't imagine it could get any worse. What it will do is stop the urge to do drink cuz i've nothing else to do.
09-20-2004, 04:24 PM #4
what time do you wakeup and goto sleep at?
09-20-2004, 04:27 PM #5
on the 3:30 schedule...
Up at 3am
In bed by 9pm, usually awake 4 or more hours a night however
On the "new" schedule
Up at 6am
Train at around 9pm
In bed at 11pm
Hopefully sleep more on this schedule than i have been.
09-20-2004, 05:49 PM #6Originally Posted by kc
09-21-2004, 08:00 AM #7
well, last night went well. Rolled in around 10 and out just after 11pm. Got home, had some chicken, took a shower and went to bed. First night i've slept more than 3 hours in a row in weeks. Felt **** good!
Strength was up last night, that's a good sign. I was gettin pretty frustrated with bein stuck. The gym crowd is very different than my 3am crowd but it's all good, i'm just there to do my thing anyway.
Day 2 tonight.
09-21-2004, 09:15 AM #8
You go girl!
09-21-2004, 09:34 AM #9
Don't judge the night crowd. I've worked out at midnight to 2:30 in the am before. That was with my ex. Although with her I just ended up kissing a lot instead of actually training. So, I'm a really good kisser but not so hot body now. LOL. Seriously, it takes some getting used to. Stay with it. After a while you should be able to sleep more. More rest equals quality recouperation, equals better results.
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