Welcome to week 2 of Slow Down September where I tackle my second goal: Working Out

Physical strength has never really been my forte. The presidential fitness test was consistently the worst week of every school year, and I have been forever scarred, having to do my new record of zero sit ups with the whole class watching. That stayed with me for many years. I would go running, but not often, and not with a goal in mind. This past January, I signed up for a gym, and to my surprise, I actually loved it! While I’m not as good at sticking to working out regularly, I very much have seen the changes in my body since then. And I’m currently closer to my fitness goals than I ever have been.

Last month, I started working out with Kayla Itsines’ Bikini Body Guide pdf. I started with the pre-training, expecting a four week breeze and wow was I wrong. I got two weeks in, and got not just my butt kicked, but my legs, shoulders, and core too. I am legitimately afraid of

Last week, starting school again, I won’t lie to you, I did skip my workout days. I wasn’t sure how to fit it into my schedule, and I wanted to take some time to see how my weeks were going to go, before I added working out to my schedule.. Now that I’m in the second week and recovering from my vacation diet, I am so ready to get back to working out!

Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday I will be doing BBG pre-training workouts. Those are definite days. I’m not a fan of the Low Intensity Steady State, so I might sub them out for some cardio, probably spin classes or yoga. Because of my crazy schedule, it’s going to be a little weird how I’m going to work them in, but we will see!

Week One Recap: Journaling

I’ll admit it, I didn’t do so hot. Between school starting and a quick trip (more on that later!), it was hard to set the time aside. After a good 3-page decompress/written rant last night , I’m am getting back on track!

 

How did you do last week? And what’s your goals for this next slow down week? Let me know!

See the original Slow Down September post here

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