Taking a step back to move forward is often beneficial. There are different reasons to do it and not all methods include it, but a deload week is worth consideration and may work for you as it did for me.
Essentially the Olympic Games is entertainment. But the levels of work, from the mental and physical fitness required to the back stories and journeys of many of the athletes can be a great source of inspiration.
We can discuss the football. We can even discuss how great of a player Ronaldo is and how much impact his activities can have. With all the exchanges surrounding his Coca Cola snub, there was one important conversation missing.
The fitness mistake I made all those years ago still has lasting consequences today. However, I have no regrets. I lost the weight and am physically strong, fit, and healthy. But maybe others can learn from it.