My COVID experience PART 2 - Darren Lee
CicloZone founder and CEO Darren Lee follows up his first post-COVID vaccination blog to talk to us about his health and fitness journey after contracting COVID over the winter.Read post
By January, I was really feeling the effects of not exercising properly for four months (other than walking - walking I could do for miles and miles – good job, given the crazy spaniel!), the effects of Christmas pigging out, the effects of living a sedentary lifestyle – and just generally wanting to improve my fitness again. Wanting to take it up a level... so, back I went to have a look what CicloZone is all about.
It seemed simple enough so, after a quick DM to Darren to show him our choice of bike and ask if it would be suitable (which he confirmed it was), we were on our way.
I downloaded the app, signed up (in my husband’s name – don’t really know why, maybe to encourage him to get his butt into gear too!) and we completed our first classes.
So, my thoughts after my initial three sessions:
I don’t know if I’m a bit premature going straight back into this level of exercise only six months post op but I’ll keep you posted. I’ve certainly felt the benefit fitness wise after only three sessions but my leg, where the metal work sits at the top of my shin, isn’t too fond of the 85-90RPMs standing and I am getting some slight swelling afterwards. It’s almost like the tendon down my shin isn’t happy being asked to put in some proper work after all these months of rest…!
I've posted my first three readings from my Fitbit in the blog photo so feel free to take a look. I'm putting the work in but it’s not easy!