Taking the next step (or the first one)

A wonderful thing happened last night.

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Endurance, cardio and other momlife fitness chatter

I went to my second-last boot camp session in a local church basement this morning. A group of local moms come here every Wednesday at 9:15 am, after the school morning routine, and we spend an hour working out, focusing mostly on core exercises, weight and strength training, and a little bit of cardio.

Back when I started eight weeks ago I did some jump rope. I could do something like 11 seconds before I had to stop from all the huffing and puffing.

Today, I did three sets of 80 seconds. That’s almost a minute and a half! 🙂

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Hump day drivel

This morning I really didn’t feel like going to boot camp.

Then I looked outside.

Car covered in snow.

Now I really, really didn’t feel like getting myself all packed up into layers to go to boot camp.

So when 9:05 came around …

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Carby excuses

I have been good with the low carb thing since Monday.

That’s a lie. Monday was a holiday and we were at the Autoshow and I had to eat greasy pizza for lunch.

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Midlife mom fitness attempts

Boot camp was low in attendance today. One person was sick, several were on vacation on some sunny beach, and I don’t know where the other regulars were…There were only five of us, but two left early.

I still went. I like it there. I’m surprised by this. 🙂

I did jumping jacks today. Note to self: my cardio still needs improving. 😉

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