Uggh 18F this am. Winter is finally here. Every year it gets harder to accept the onset of winter. Once the colors of October fade and fall to the ground I fall into a serious funk. My fitness wanes and I fall into a funk. It usually takes me about 6 weeks to finally pull myself back and just deal with the fact that it’s going to be colder, and darker for the NEXT 6 weeks.

Yesterday was a bit of a bright spot. I went moutain biking at a park near my home. While is was only in the low 30s it felt a lot warmer, especially since we did a lot of climbing and technical riding.

So I suppose the key to beating the blahs is to get up, get out and get moving. Exactly the thing that I least want to do. But once I’m out of the warm bed and moving just a bit, pushing through the workout isn’t all that hard.

This AM was P90X legs and back. I’m now a quivering pile of soreness, but in a good way. Tonight is abs, then a short swim set. It’s been months since I’ve been to the pool. I hope I don’t drown!