Have you ever wondered, having taken 1 or 2 weeks away from the gym, you return to discover that you’re as weak as a kitten? Here’s why:
Two weeks in the Caribbean laying on a poolside lounger, supping cocktails has its pluses. But what happens when you return to ‘reality’? You dig deep and make the decision to cross over the gym doors. You press the START button on the treadmill. After 2 minutes you’re huffing and puffing like a chain smoker and the legs feel like lead.
You pass it off as ‘Argh, it’s ok…. I just need to warm up.’ But the uncomfortable feeling continues as you migrate from one exercise machine to the other.
It’s nothing major to worry about. Quite simply, the amount of stored energy (glycogen) located in your muscles have shrunk. Watch the following brief video for an easy solution:
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