First off, I want to announce that I was chosen! I was chosen as a Team 4 all blogger. A while back I wrote this to submit to 4all by Joyfit to be featured as one of their bloggers. What an honor! My personal topic was paying it forward. It is funny how/when things happen because the class I taught today – Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies was right up my alley. This class is full of new ( ish) moms that come to the YMCA for an hour of nutrition/health classes and 1 hour of exercise with me! Honestly, I was not sure what to expect from this group because the last time I taught this class it was not at all what I had expected or hoped it to be. Without getting into that ( let’s keep it positive here people), today’s first meeting was awesome. The ladies were not to do a full – on workout because they had a fasted blood test and were not properly fueled for a strenuous workout. I used the hour to field and answer questions, concerns and expectations from them. They had A LOT!!! I loved that. They all wanted to be there as well. No one forced them to come. The reasons were all different ones, but all reasons I have heard before. Some were there to lose fat and inches. Others were there to be with friends. Most were there to have fun and also get some “me time”. I could relate to ALL of the reasons. I am not the most talkative person; especially in a group of strangers. I can say that I surprised myself today. I was so comfortable with this group. It was like talking with a group of old friends! I know it had to do with the topic – FITNESS!! I have such a passion for it and love to share what I know with others. We only get an hour once a week so I will do my best to give them the best workouts and advice possible. 🙂 They were so excited to try spin class too..so I smuggled them in the studio and did the shortest spin class ever! It was literally 6 -8 minutes long maybe, I even turned on some music. They loved it – or at least they said they did! I hope to be able to give them a full class sometime during this session.
After that class I had Cardio Sculpt. I actually made the class up in the parking lot! I get there early for that reason. After the warm up we did 5 minutes of cardio and then sculpting for about 2-3 minutes. We alternated this pattern for the duration of the class. Whew…they did really well today ( this group does well every week so I was not surprised). Many squats, lunges, biceps, triceps, abs etc. later I am spent! * My HR monitor was activated and working!*
It’s Biggest Loser night!! Any thoughts on the new trainers? My thought is that the new guy resembles Oscar De la Hoya. So naturally, I
love like him for that reason alone. I have a “thing” for boxers so I guess I like the new girl too! * When I first met Matt I thought he was Hispanic. Nope, half Polish and Half Italian! Close enough…. ha ha!
The planned run that I had today did not come to be. Such is life……( sigh). I don’t think I can make it up this week. I might run a few junk miles tomorrow either before of after spin. Maybe, maybe not.
On tap for tomorrow: Spin instruction. Run? Lift?