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The Gym..Time to wear the big Girl Pants

Saturday, January 25, 2014

I have recently joined a local gym. I'm always so imitated by the gym. But i'm taking the approach, I don't who said this, but credit to whoever is the originator. If I do what I always did, I will get what I always got. I thought if I move my self out of my comfort zone, then maybe I'll be encouraged. The gym offers what seems like fun classes. A Zumba class, a pilates class, kick boxing, cycling. They even have a pool. But you know there there's this thought that gets in my head, that says girls built like me don't go to the gym. I'm fat, I'm uncoordinated, trust me they go left, I go right.

I know the right thing to do, is to just go, to just do it. It's just these are things I struggle with. I went last week, and well it felt okay. I don't think I'll ever be one of those converts that will end up loving exercising. But I do acknowledge that I must get moving, I need to bend and flex and just go. I do a lot at home. I walk a lot, I wear my fitbit pedometer which I love. But trying to follow the tv or exercise videos. I find I stop to easy,when I know I need to keep going. So that's why I think the classes will be good. I'm afraid, I'm nervous, but I am anxious to see how I do. Tomorrow will be an orientation type of thing.

So time to put the Big Girl Pants On and Just Go For it.


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    I won a free 3 year gym membership with Gold's Gym, and when I went to take advantage of it, I weight over 300 lbs. I wasn't able to do very much, and when I hit the treadmill, I could only walk for 10 minutes at 2 mph. However, it was a start. Then when started losing and toning, people started making comments about how good I was looking, and they wanted to know my story, so I told them, and it ended up that I encouraged more men and women to stick with their plan and to keep going! I had no idea I was doing that, until they spoke and told me so! Go to the gym and give them what for, and let God sculpt that body of yours!

    Be blessed,

    - Nancy Jean -
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    2740 days ago
  • NELLJONES
    I need to do that too. As long as I don't have to actually PURCHASE new pants.
    2741 days ago
  • WOUBBIE
    It's scary to go, but 9 out of 1o people there will look at you and nod to themselves inside and think "You go, girl." The 10th person is a complete jerk so you can ignore him or her.
    2741 days ago
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  • DMEYER4
    at one time everybody in the gym was in our shoes so just have a great time and enjoy yourself. nobody is paying attention to others because they are busy working out their selves.
    2741 days ago
  • GUDDIGO
    Just think about yourself and not others...
    2741 days ago
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