My Fitness Journey Revamped
How hard is it for someone to admit they don’t really like who they are? Really hard. I’m not saying I don’t like me as a person, but I really don’t speak to myself like a person should. I am quick to put myself down and sometimes outwardly. That is no way to treat a body that does so very much for me.
In January of 2016 I became a member of Glistenfit.com’s online HIIT Fusion Gym. The first workout I did was number 12 and I remember feeling like I wasn’t going to make it. Fast forward to today and I can hold my own. I spent a year and a half working out with Jessica and her partner Drew. When they went their separate ways I stuck with Jessica. In August of 2016 Jeremy and I started playing volleyball again. I ditched the online gym and decided I could swing it on my own especially with volleyball dominating 3 or 4 nights/days a week. Now we are getting ready to be down to only one guaranteed day a week. It’s time for me to find a passionate way to work out again.
I am by no means in terrible shape. As an athletic child from 5th grade on I have pretty good muscle memory. I was in tae-kwon-do for years until I almost had my 2nd degree blackbelt. In high school I played volleyball through the varsity level. When I graduated high school I joined a gym and fell in love with PiYo. In college I switched from Baking and Pastry arts to Nutrition so you could say, I’ve got an okay background in these things.
The last two weeks have been pretty chaotic though. Jeremy’s grandpa landed in the hospital on a Sunday and we haven’t been home for long enough but to sleep let alone get a good workout in. I started a burpee challenge on August 1st that came crashing down around me day 6. What a fail I told myself! Wrong! Now I’m picking myself up and dusting myself off. I am stronger than this. I can’t live in this self pity party. Hello fitgirlsdiary for the reminder:
Today I signed up for Beachbody on Demand. It’s been a long time coming because what does it offer? That’s right, PiYo, my biggest workout passion.
This is the start of my new self love journey. Won’t you join me?
Questions for you:
1. What is your favorite Beachbody on Demand workout? I’ll add it to my list.
2. How would you change the way you speak to yourself?