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Motivation Sparked..?

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

So I upped my weights finally. I have a set of 3s, 5s, 8s and now a set of 10 lbs dumbbells at home (technically the 10lbs are my bf's) and I never felt the need to up my weights because for some exercises the 8s were good and for others the 5s were good.

But then I went to go see Man of Steel in theaters and while I will admit that the guy playing Superman is totally hot and has a lovely body, I wanted to know what his workout was like. I'm aware that I'm a female and that he's male but I was still curious. So I happened across a video online showing him and one of his costars in the movie working out and as I was watching the video, I had an ah-hah moment. Which I love because I understood from before that I would need to up my weights but watching the video motivated me to actually do it. A lot of the stuff they did in the video was Biggest Loser stuff and I was so motivated to work out that I'm trying to hold on to this feeling for as long as I can. Which is a good thing. I didn't work out yesterday because I was running late for work but I got my workout in this morning and I felt like I was beaten immediately after. Which is to say that I felt AWESOME after.

I also managed to convince my bro to START Strength Training. Yay me!
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    I saw the previews for this movie!! I'm waiting for it to come out on Demand since taking an 8 yr old to a theater is a special kind of pain. You've just given me an 'aha' moment, I'm going to take my small weights with me on my walk tonight and get a two-fer workout!
    1216 days ago
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    1216 days ago
    Yay for motivation to pump iron! I need to do more of that myself.
    1218 days ago
    I have been working out with a trainer. He had me use 25# Kettlebells last night and I have never used them before. I am so sore today. One thing that is best is to start will less weight and gradually add weight.
    1220 days ago
    Eat protein with every meal to curb hunger!
    1220 days ago
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