Metabolic conditioning, whether is it just about rowing intervals or different gymnastic-weightlifting complexes for time, makes you crawl, sometimes throw up and always wanting more. Each workout itself is a challenge and often consists of different stages which also involve regular mood swings!
Let’s have a look at the different stages your mind goes through while you’re doing the MetCon workouts.
1. The Idealist: “I’ll do this unbroken!”
The WOD looks easy, at least on the whiteboard. It’s 21-15-9-something and you’ve worked hard enough over the past few months to do it unbroken. You also watched a lot of YouTube Rich Froning motivational videos.