It is my second week back at the gym. I've just started doing weights again after being away for about a year. I had worked up last year to doing 5km jogging, and I was getting really strong after six months. I was living abroad, and going to the gym about 4 times a week. I then got out of it , and moved back to Canada.
It took a lot of determination to go back to the gym, but I was pissed off at myself today, when I realized I wasn't where I was at last year in regards to strength and cardio. I realize a year is a long time and it is so easy to get out of shape if you stop. It is so easy to lose the benefits of weight training/cardio.
Has anyone else stopped going to the gym, and then realized they had to work up to where they were before?