WHY IT WORKS FOR ME
My own training tends to be a bit sporadic. As a busy junior doctor, I can’t always predict how my day is going to run. There are weeks when I fit in three or four sessions at the gym and weeks when I won’t make it there at all. This is why HIIT is a really important part of my training. On a perfect week, I like to do two sessions of my own strength-training programme, which involves lifting weights and doing compound exercises such as squats and dead lifts, and then doing two additional HIIT sessions, in or out of the gym.
If my training does have to take a back seat for any reason I don’t stress about it, but I make sure that I stay on top of my nutrition. Getting in enough protein, the right fats and wholesome carbohydrates means that I’m doing the very best I can to maintain my physical condition. Taking a few days off and eating well gives my body the opportunity to rest and grow until I can get back into training.