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Did someone mention a new year?

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

At the gym, timing is everything. Although I wake up really early (4:35 AM) to get to my spinning class on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, the crowd has changed in the last month. There are just more people, which is good and bad. Early morning exercise classes are usually exempt from the rush, but there is still a noticeable increase in those classes, too.

Having to fight for a stationary bike, treadmill, shower, or locker may not be a big problem for lots of people, but such competition tends to reduce my enthusiasm for going to the gym in the first place.

Anyone else feel the same way I do?

Oh, and lest you think that I haven't explored alternatives, I have. I have everything I need to work out at home, but I am MUCH more motivated to work out when the bed isn't upstairs calling my name in a cozily seductive voice. The gym is on my way to work, and even if I have to go into the gym to get my morning shower, I have to go in.

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CWELLS67 2/2/2011 10:38AM

    My motivation suffers every year because of the cruddy weather and lack of sunlight. I am going to try to get some exercise time at home, especially around flexibility and core strength, but it's so difficult!

And yes, I'm back, and I hope to keep moving forward! Thanks for the encouragement!


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DUTCHPETE641 2/2/2011 10:25AM

    Glad to see you back my friend.
I know the feeling about going to the gym. I started doing things at home because after work it is just to busy to be fun.
And it takes twice as long to have to wait for stations to become available.
Keep at it!

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