Fitness Challenge

That’s right. I joined a fitness challenge for the first month of the year.  I wanted the community support of the group to help guide me back to a healthy lifestyle.  I have been working out here and there, but if the video doesn’t cue up or I’m sweating more than I want, I tend to throw in the towel.  That stops NOW.

I joined the beach body health challenge and specifically with my high school friend (who’s a coach) in her 21 day fix wedding challenge.  No, I am not prepping for a wedding.  I’m actually coming up on 7 years of marriage with my hubby.  But, my friend is awesome and let me join anyway!  The health challenge is for 4 weeks, so there will be a bonus week thrown in.  The challenge requires 3 workouts a week and 5 shakeology drinks per week.  Now, I am not a fan of the cost of the drink and usually just get cellucor, but for this challenge, I had to get it and it was discounted with the year membership for their on demand videos.

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I’m positive I can complete this challenge.  I want to push myself further and complete the entire 21 day fix and possibly start either core de force or piyo immediately following.  The reason I chose the on demand is so that I can sample workouts and choose a program that will fit my life and my schedule at that time.  The challenge starts Sunday and I will take a before picture with all of the measurements and my current weight.  I will post (even though I am slightly embarrassed) that photo in the kick off blog post.  I may even start vlogging after completing my workout for the day and just doing a daily evaluation of my successes and failures for that day.

My new planner from Create 365 has a fitness addition that I will be tracking my meals, water consumption and exercise completed.  At the end of each month it allows you to evaluate your month and plan for the upcoming month.

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What are your goals for the month of January?  Who is your support system?  Do you need a community of peers to help keep you on track?  I’m happy to provide support and encouragement for anyone looking to achieve their goals this year!

 

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