In May I decided that my belated 30th birthday present to myself and my Mother's Day gift to myself was to do the Farrells 10 week challenge. It's that
So anyway, I love it. Actually, I love, love, love it. It is something that I have been wanting to do for a long time, but I never was willing to
* I love having the workout toward the end of the day-- it is like a "reset" button if I have had a tough day with the kids. And I like being home early enough to be a big help for the dinner/playtime/bath/bed routine.
* I love that it is climate controlled and indoors, even when it is 199 degrees outside.
* I love that somebody else does all the thinking and planning and all I have to do is show up.
* I love that it is a combination of strength and cardio.
So it is six days a week. That is a lot, but it feels good to
Sigh. Why is it so hard to work-out?? And make it a lifestyle? I wish jobs required an hour of exercise a day. It would sure save a lot of money on health insurance.
Anyway, it's a pretty hard workout. On my first day as a not "newbie 10 week-er" I
I'm focusing on my nutrition for this10 week cycle. I'm using "My Fitness Pal" on my phone because apparently "watching what I eat" means I just watch food go into my mouth. Besides, 80% of change is made in the... ...
Why can't I work out
And I might become an instructor. If I can get up the nerve. And skill. And fitness level. And I think in the next 10 week cycle (Oct-Dec) I might add a few days of running. Why am I even typing that? Now people know. Please, if you see me in
One Day At A Time.
On the journey,
PS If you are looking on an update on Tucker, it's coming. He is doing