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I touched the ceiling!

Sunday, January 29, 2012

I've mentioned before that I've been working out regularly for a while. I fall of the wagon occasionally, but then I get back on. I know I feel better when I work out 6 days a week.

I've also mentioned before that I'm a Chalene Johnson junkie. I'm using a mixture of her turbo fire workout for my cardio days, and Chalean extreme for my strength days. Love huh!

So during Turbo Fire, she does these things called "Air Jacks." It is basically a jumping jack on steroids, where you jump high off the ground, kicking your legs into a wide straddle, and make both arms go around in complete circles in opposite directions.

They are sort of insane. I've seen people on the turbo fire board here say that this exercise makes them (TMI coming) "leak pee".

I used to skip them.

For the last few weeks, I've been adding them in when Chalene does them, instead of just doing a regular jumping jack there. Luckily, I haven't experienced the above-mentioned problem, but they are intense. My fingers tingle after I'm done.

Today, something strange happened.

I touched the ceiling.

Yep. I went so high, swung my hands so hard, and straddled so amazingly, that my fingers smacked into the ceiling. I'm 5'2".

And yeah, our ceiling in that spot is a low 7 feet, but WHATEVER.

I hit the ceiling doing an air jack. I didn't pee. I'm celebrating.
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CODYG123 1/30/2012 6:31PM

    There ya go! It's fabulous what can happen when one keeps moving. emoticon

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THE_NEW_MELISSA 1/30/2012 4:16PM

    Awesome!

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SNOWMAIDEN 1/30/2012 12:26PM

    Yay you!!!! Congrat's on doing the jump, touching the ceiling and not peeing! Celebrate in style...

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VIXSTERLU 1/29/2012 5:24PM

    Good time to mention Kegel's hahaha. Awesome job touching the ceiling! I might have to check those videos out, I am looking for a good strength video.

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YDAVIS23 1/29/2012 1:10PM

    woohoo!!! that's pretty awesome!

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POGOMOP 1/29/2012 1:01PM

    emoticon

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GARBLEDEEGOOK 1/29/2012 12:55PM

  ouch

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GEEKLING 1/29/2012 12:31PM

    I might have peed from the excitemement! :)

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