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Super Inspiration

Sunday, July 06, 2014

Many years ago, I was inspired by Linda Hamilton in Terminator 2. I even found her work out in a magazine and started doing it....then I got pregnant (good thing I was on a health kick) and my dreams of a sculpted body went away.
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Recently, my husband has been on a Super Hero movie kick. We own several on DVD and we watch the "special features" after each film. Those actors go through a lot to get into "hero" shape for those films... emoticon
but they actually do accomplish amazing levels of fitness. emoticon

I am 48, not so old...but not 20 or 30 anymore either. But I have to say that watching all of those fit bodies has started to inspire me again. Beyond wanting to live a more fit life...what if I were to find myself in some sort of danger? Could I run to safety (speed and/or distance)? emoticon
Could I fend off an attacker? emoticon
Could I climb out of a ravine if I fell while hiking? emoticon

I think you get the picture here.

I wonder if I can still find that Terminator work out....
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  • SHERYLP461
    Physical fitness and self defense are both something we all should know at any age. Good topic!
    2574 days ago
  • no profile photo CD9065446
    Great blog! I will be 48 in September, and have knee issues. It was only 4 years ago that I was competing in triathlons emoticon . Recently, my dogs escaped, and when I was looking for them, I tried to run toward the barking I heard. Sadly, my knees gave me so much pain that I was unable to get to them any faster than a quick walk. I have since visited an orthopaedic, received cortisone shots, and am currently in physical therapy which is helping immensely. I'm not sure if I'll ever be able to run again, but I do feel so much better now that I am putting in the effort to be the best I can be.
    2574 days ago
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