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Singing cells in my muscles :)


Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Today marks Day 3 in a row of my Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred (the first & still my fave!)

Unlike what I usually wear for my walks (a million layers, hat gloves) I am in teeny tiny shorts & a sports bra.
There are a couple mirrors in the room I work out in, too- so it's pretty inevitable to pay some attention to what I've been swaddling in sweaters & comfy pants.

But I made a surprising discovery- while my body is far from 'perfect', it's also far from being totally out of shape.
I was pretty amazed by my own leg muscles, which Lo & Behold were still There. Even though I'd beaten myself up a bit for not being able to do a real ST/Cardio workout for almost 2 months, I did not lose most of my tone.

& I am strong. Anyone who has worked out w Jillian for awhile knows that amazing feeling when the portion of the workout you once Could NOT get through,
all of a sudden you Can.

Your body does adjust, you do get stronger.

The wonderful thing about taking the time to do a good circuit train is afterwards how beautifully your body vibrates & sings.
I am not talking pain- more of a sweet soreness- that sounds weird, huh?
But every movement of my worked out body feels better.
Cleansed & strong.

That is what I had forgotten for my almost 2 months, & what I am loving getting back.
I also cannot recommend the 30 Day Shred enough, I know I had a decent foundation set because of it.
& I am on my way to getting back into the best shape of my life.

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DOODIE59 3/2/2013 11:07PM

    Wow. Lovely, strong positive words and thoughts -- all great news. Keep up the good work:)
Deirdre

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REMEMBER2BME 2/22/2013 8:12AM

    So glad I read this. I have nevsr done the 30 day shred but have the dvd I think. I would like to reach a toned goal (as much as possible for my b-day) maybe I should give it a try.

Thanks and great work!!!

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HOTTEXAN 2/21/2013 3:36PM

    I get what you're saying!!! Keep showing up as Jillian says!
The payoff is great, I am looking forward to it!!!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 2/20/2013 8:29PM

    Sounds totally wonderful. You are getting your groove back.

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NATPLUMMER 2/20/2013 3:06PM

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IDGET16 2/20/2013 2:44PM

    Sweet soreness is a good thing (IMO). I love that feeling, but I hate what it takes to get there lol. Good for you, keep up the good work! I need some of your motivation :)

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