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Spinning--To Shake Things Up!


Thursday, December 12, 2013

As I blogged a few weeks ago, I promised myself I'd start spinning classes once I dropped below 220 pounds. Well, I'm finally there! So this morning, off I went to a spinning class. And out I came, sweaty and weak-legged. Wasn't sure I could walk to the car . . . my legs felt like jello afterwards. This particular instructor did a lot of "standing climbs." If you're at all familiar with spinning, you'll understand my pain. I wasn't just sitting & pedaling all class . . . I was challenged. But that's a good thing! I accomplished my goal and I'll go back!!!

I'm fortunate to have a job that allows me to make my own hours--so that I can go in to work early & work through lunch--then take 2 hours mid-morning to do these classes at the gym, thus getting in the workouts I enjoy so much. Right now, I'm doing the following:

Monday - Strength Training Class (Les Mills Pump It Up)
Tuesday - Spinning Class
Wednesday - Kickboxing Class
Thursday - Spinning Class
Friday - Strength Training Class (Les Mills Pump It Up)

And usually I get home early enough that I have time to walk around the block a couple of times before my DH gets home, so I can get a little extra exercise in that way, too. So I've really been able to up my exercise routine lately & I'm finally seeing some results. Slowly, but surely.

Have a Happy Holiday everyone! If we keep at it, maybe we'll continue to lose--even if we splurge a little during the holiday festivities.
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JUST_BRENDA 1/10/2014 9:21PM

    Good for you.... it's so challenging to get that exercise in when we have so many other things we'd rather do...

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BRADMILL2922 12/17/2013 1:21AM

    Good for you Carol! Glad you had a good experience with the class despite the jello legs. Well, that is a good thing when it comes to working out anyways :) Keep it up!

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CAPECODBABE 12/13/2013 8:26AM

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MJ7DM33 12/12/2013 9:14PM

  WTG! You are doing great!

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IAMBIZI 12/12/2013 9:01PM

    YOu are awesome!
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PIXIE-LICIOUS 12/12/2013 5:38PM

    emoticon Congrats on keeping your promise to yourself! Spinning class sounds like a real challenging workout, but fun too! Keep up the good work. You rock!

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CARMRUN 12/12/2013 5:12PM

    I feel your energy and I love it! You are doing such a great job. I've never tried spinning nor have seen anyone do it. I should probably google it for fun. lol. Congrats on the weight loss too! What an inspiration you are.

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MELISSIMAUS 12/12/2013 3:00PM

    Awesome! You rock for trying something new and getting out of your comfort zone. Also, congrats on the continuing weight loss. You're inspiring me!

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PJ2222 12/12/2013 12:45PM

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BLIH20 12/12/2013 12:42PM

    Great job, keep it up!

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