Monday, January 9, 2012
Back to the Gym ( or, Holiday Hiatus is Over)
About 6 years ago I started going to my local gym and I have not looked back. Due to my work and commuting schedule, I can only attend classes on the weekends but every weekend I go to a weights class and a step aerobic class, both Saturday and Sunday. It is not easy to get up early every weekend (especially in the heart of winter) but the class format is a great support system and I love the energizing power of the music. Of course, I missed class the weekend my husband and I went to my parents' for Christmas in Annapolis and I was sick over New Year's so this weekend was my first time back in a few weeks. Boy am I sore today! My mother calls it "muscle awareness" and it is a good feeling to know that I am getting back in the swing of things. Tip: when the going gets tough during class, and I feel like I can't do any more reps, I visualize one of my summer dresses or a new outfit that I want to fit into and that is my incentive! I have my eye on a few pieces from the Lilly resort collection!