24!!! That’s how many workouts I did over the last eight weeks. Some were 75 minutes long. Others were barely 15 minutes. Whatevs! You win some, you lose some. This fitness challenge for me was less about the length of the workouts, and more about a commitment to regular exercise; how to reintroduce fitness into my busy life overrun by two little turds!! And I did it. I actually did it.
Yay!! One week down, 7 to go… ugh! Ok so just to switch it up, and to save myself a bit of time, I’ve decided to include the mini-workouts for weeks 2 and 3 in a single blog post. That way, if you want to alternate between them over the next two weeks, or even pair them together for a longer workout, you can do that! Try to incorporate week 1‘s mini-workout into the rotation as well! So, just to recap the first week… I feel good after making time for 3 workouts.
First off, I just want to thank all of you who are willing to take this 8-week fitness challenge with me! At least 45 of you have followed up to say that you are “in”, which makes me so happy đ™‚This fitness challenge is all online, so you can do it from anywhere. The commitment isÂ three workouts a week, for two months, starting May 1st. To help us out, my friend and fitness trainer Carrie Habinski has put together 8 mini-workouts for the 8-week challenge.
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