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.
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.