Work Out Tricks – Colleen At The Ridge
I admit, I have been kind of frustrated the past few times I have worked out with Annie. Not frustrated with her, but myself. I knew I was getting stronger and in better shape, because the workouts seemed easier. Then, all of a sudden, I felt weaker, and was having a hard time getting through them.
I finally mentioned this to Annie. I thought I was getting sick again. Then, she said something like, of course it's harder, it was getting too easy and so I kicked it up a notch.
I am obviously a genius. I truly didn't figure that one out. She kicks my butt every time I work out. The change was so subtle that I just thought I was turning into a big wuss.
This is why I have a trainer. If I was working out on my own, I would take a group of exercises and keep doing them until I died. I have worked out, on and off, my entire life. This is the first time I have been truly challenged, and I like it.
I am not trying to be Mrs. America. I am trying to keep up with my kids. Believe me, I am noticing the changes in my body as I age. We ski in the winter, waterski in the summer, golf, camp, hike, etc. My kids also want to learn to play tennis. I want to keep up with them. I get up early in the morning for work, and don't stop going until I drop into bed. My workouts are helping me get through my day.
Yesterday, I went to work, ran errands, went to my kids' school to watch track and field day, did all the yard work, cooked dinner, and picked up the house. 6 months ago, that would have about killed me. I was tired last night, but felt good. I slept for 8 hours. I also attribute my better sleeping to a regular workout.
Getting started is the hardest part, but The Ridge is giving me the support I need to keep going! Want to join me?