So many workouts, not enough time and energy…

Well this is a problem I never thought I’d have.

I actually have MORE workouts that I want to do, and not enough time or energy to do them all! I’ve been practicing my PiYo workouts as well as teaching live classes, and while those workouts are great, they really take a lot of time! Not to mention, they exhaust me. I burn about as many calories doing a PiYo workout as I do with an INSANITY workout. No joke.

Disgustingly sweaty after just 45 minutes of PiYo. #piyoproblems

I love to run and I want to be able to hit the pavement 2-3 times per week, but I just can’t seem to get out there during the week! I’m never going to prepare for my half-marathon if I don’t work in some 3 mile runs soon. I want to start prepping for INSANITY and P90X Live classes that I will start teaching soon, but I also want to be able to lift my weights so I can work on my OWN goals of getting lean and sexy.

Have you ever tried to do burpees or Death Stars after a heavy leg day? It isn't pretty.

Have you ever tried to do burpees or Death Stars after a heavy leg day? It isn’t pretty.

The only solution I can think of for this problem is to just schedule my workouts a month at a time. As my body gets used to running, teaching PiYo weekly, and adding in some strength days here and there, I think I will be able to fit my personal workouts in with my classes and not worry about over-training. The best thing about PiYo is that it’s a great complement to both running and strength training, as it increases flexibility and builds core strength and balance. And with ZERO impact, it doesn’t add to the wear and tear of my body!

Gettin' sexy and flexy

Gettin’ sexy and flexy

As I get closer to my race date – which isn’t until May 2016, so I have plenty of time – I’ll gradually cut back on some of my cardio workouts and just focus on running, strength, and stretching. At least… in my head… it sounds like a good way to plan.

Do you have any tips for working on multiple fitness goals at once? How do you ensure balance and avoid overtraining injury?

Do you want to try PiYo at home? Join in my next challenge group and I will support you!

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