I saw this deal on Groupon for a gym by my house. Usually I only run outside, but lately I’ve been feeling like it might do me some good to change up the routine.
We did it! We pulled our asses out of bed, restrained from hitting “snooze” on our alarms and made it to class.
Training with your bodyweight is a great way to stay in shape. Freeing yourself from all those tiresome machines and payment plans, you can get a great workout from the comfort of your own home.
But what should you do before the habit is ingrained? And what can you do on those days when you just don’t feel like exercising? That is when having a motivation system can be the difference between success and failure.
If you haven’t tried it, you’ve at least heard of SoulCycle – the intense, 45-minute dancing-on-a-bike workout classes. I am not exaggerating when I say that SoulCycle has literally changed the way I look at exercising for better and here’s how
His words hurt like sharp razors digging into my heart. I had two options: either I shrugged it off and focused more on the chub on his stomach or dwell on it. The thing is, he didn’t say it rudely or condescendingly.
My Cross Fit experience, slash #fitlife, slash being really really hot, began almost a year ago. I first joined Cross Fit in September of 2014, for the sole purpose of being able to tell my friends that I did Cross Fit. And I did, every day.
I am halfway through the fifth minute of a strange contortion, my right leg is flung far out in front of me, my left leg is swept back, pelvis forward, and I am trying desperately to retain my balance. I’m clearly a masochist, I think to myself as a bead of sweat slips down my forehead.
When he started staring at my chest and glancing over at me every two minutes- my workout was officially ruined.
I’ve tried Zumba, but it wasn’t challenging enough. I venture for jogs, by my knees can’t withstand the stress. I dove into HIIT exercises, which was rewarding, but still not quite what I needed. So, I took a page from my father, an ex-bodybuilder, and embraced the gym, weights, protein shakes, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Bodybuilding has become my addiction