This morning, I got up at 5am (well, actually 5:09am … I hit the snooze button once) and got on my elliptical. I lasted 20 min and went 1.25 miles. My legs/body would have been able to go farther, but I could have died if I had tried … literally.
I apparently don’t know how to breathe when I exercise. I had to get off the elliptical twice and walk around my apartment to try to get my breathing and heart rate under control.
I tried to concentrate on my breathing while I was on the elliptical, but I just couldn’t do it. Hopefully it’s only because I’m so damn out of shape. Hopefully after a while I’ll get it under control and be able to last longer. I think my body could have handled at least 10 more minutes if I didn’t come close to hyperventilating.
Maybe I should do more of the yoga that’s on the Wii Fit. Will that help me get my breathing under control?