Day in the Life, Fitness

My Fitness Journey: Unbalanced Strength

IMG_E99CBCC421B6-1

Today after finishing up my leg workout, I realized that my right leg is weaker than my left. While doing my last exercise, isolated single leg presses, I noticed that I was struggling a lot more when working my right side. Then this got me thinking about what other muscles I had imbalanced strength in. My left arm is slightly stronger than my right arm, especially when I do concentrated bicep curls. Basically my left side of my body is more dominant than my right which is really weird considering I’m right handed and supposedly right side dominant?? When I snowboard, I ride goofy which means my left leg is in the back (the more dominant one), so maybe that further confirms my left side is stronger. I figured out that my right leg is weaker than my left because I injured my right ankle a few years back and I didn’t do my physical therapy exercises (oops).

Continue reading “My Fitness Journey: Unbalanced Strength”

Musings, Quotes

“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” -Nelson Mandela

nelson

Just what I needed. Thank you and RIP, Nelson Mandela.

-Juliet