The problem with that is that I don't listen to my body when it says it needs a break. I push too hard sometimes and I end up injured.
Cue a few days ago when I smashed out about 3,200 calories over Monday and Tuesday. By Wednesday I knew I had done something to my knee after developing posterior (back of) knee pain at work. I could barely walk on my leg! So I swapped out my rest days and took it easy on Wednesday. Yesterday I was still a bit sore, so again I didn't go to my usual spin class and instead just used my night at dog training doing short explosive sprints (the only running I allow myself) as my own training session.
And yeah okay, I probably could've gone to the gym and done some upper body weight work, but on the flipside, I think I just need to learn when to take it easy! Which brings us to today where instead of the 2.5 hour session I had planned I just did 1 hour. I left the gym wanting more and boy was it a struggle to walk out of there! I just have to tell myself it's for the best, so I can bring it harder for tomorrow's SSS.