Thought I'd try something different last night.... Bikram Yoga
Packed class, room was dark and just slightly warm as I entered and found myself a spot. Few minutes later: lights: On, Furnace setting: Depths of Hell... An hour and a half of yoga in a sauna.I was praying for it to end... one newbie, not coping too well with the heat tried to leave. Uh-uh.. no leaving, she just had to lay on her mat and wait.... Showing my total lack of flexibility and balance I muddled my way thru the class and in the end was thoroughly drenched - literally it was like I had wet my pants! Got home for a shower and struggled to get my gym top off, as if I don't have enough trouble getting tops off with my bad shoulder, it was glued to me soaked in sweat!
On the plus side, this morning I felt pretty good and weight was down to 64kg. Maybe I can persist with this once a week I might actually make my new weight class!
Although.... as far as competing goes, I'm really feeling like Nationals is slipping away. Tried benching with a shirt 2 weeks ago and it was a disaster. Worked up to 60kg double raw, put on my training shirt and tried 70kg... Bah-boww... couldn't lift it - pain shot thru the arm and it was like the nerve had been compressed and shut down the arm. Tried twice... failed twice. Took the shirt off and put on a slingshot and got 2 doubles at 70kg. My only option may be to do a raw bench at Nationals, bringing my total down by at least 30kg :-(