Over the last month, the idea of a fitness comeback rooted itself in my brain. I was unhappy, uncomfortable, and unsatisfied with my current path, and I missed the days of feeling strong and powerful and able to take on the world. After some discussion, we joined the nearby YMCA, and I worked up the courage to take on the complimentary strength test. Almost immediately, I felt my mojo return, and I knew I was on a path back to myself. I decided to build myself up from the foundation, returned to Couch to 5K, and here we are!
My Motivation Is Back
With a plan in place, I find myself wanting to wake up and get out the door in the morning. Sure, I hit the snooze button, but I WANT to get to the gym and hit the road. It used to feel like a chore and a drudgery, but now, I have a checklist to punch, and I am so excited about it.
This Body Remembers What It’s Capable Of
It’s been a while since our days at 9Round, when I felt my best, but my body hasn’t forgotten its power. I really thought I would spend this first week of strength training in so much pain and misery, but that’s not the case. Instead, my muscles want to push and keep going, and I love that feeling, even if I have to rein them in. After all, safety first.
I’m Excited To Have Goals In Reach
Before joining this gym, my goals were hazy. I wanted to register for some races, but I didn’t have any real plans, other than saying I checked them off my list. Now, I’m revved up. Of course, I’m not getting any younger, but it’s so good to feel the energy of a fitness comeback.
My Energy Is High
Mental and emotional fitness go hand in hand with physical fitness, and the combination is exhilarating. feel energized and empowered, ready to conquer the world. Even with the earlier wakeup, I don’t find myself dragging by mid-afternoon. Instead, I’m ready to start new projects and complete tasks. It’s awesome.
I’ve Got Positive Vibes
Mindset is everything, and mine is so positive right now. Exercise always makes me feel better, but this is different. Of course, there will be rough spots, but I am riding this positive wave as long as I can!
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