Nicholas Mystikos tried to discourage Simeon from invading Byzantium in a long series of pleading letters, but the Bulgarian ruler nevertheless attacked in full force in late July or August 913, reaching Constantinople without any serious resistance.
Do one set of A, rest, then one set of B, then rest (note that some groups have an exercise “C”), and repeat until all sets are complete. After 1 month: By this point, working out has become part of your routine, and you look forward to it.
If not, continue to at least show up at the gym (even if you don’t have the desire to go through with the workouts) until the habit sticks. Your goal should be to eat at least one healthy meal per week.
The important thing is that you establish the habit of going.
At the very least, change into your workout clothes when you get there—you can change back out of them and leave right away. After two weeks of eating one ultra-healthy meal a day, up it to two healthy meals per day.
Once informed of the invasion, Simeon rushed to intercept the Byzantines, and attacked them from the nearby hills while they were resting disorganized.
In the Battle of Acheloos of 20 August 917, one of the largest in medieval history, The Byzantines were not aided by Serbs and Magyars either: the Magyars were engaged in Western Europe as Frankish allies, and the Serbs under Petar Gojniković were reluctant to attack Bulgaria because Michael of Zahumlje, an ally of Bulgaria, had notified Simeon of their plans.
Frequency: Perform the two workouts (Day 1 and 2) once per week, resting at least a day between each.
How to do it: Perform the exercises marked with letters as a group. At the end of both workouts, perform moderately-hard cardio on a bike or treadmill for 12–20 minutes.
However, instead of continuing his advance to the Byzantine capital, Simeon quickly withdrew his troops to face a Magyar invasion from the north.