The first time I did this in August I struggled just as hard on my last rep in this clip as I did on my first rep back then. Growing up my family was super active (bike rides, rollerblading, swimming, weekly walks, tubing… you name it) I was also a gymnast for 13 years so I have been in good shape since middle school. After High School I DEAD ASS thought my fit arms, tummy and legs would just stick around. I never gained a lot of weight after HS, but I didn’t necessarily take care of my body either. The first time I got back in a gym I thought it would all come back. The stamina and strength and a little muscle memory. LOL WAS I WRONG. So I work hard at the gym because I remember how confident I was in my body, the things it could do and how I looked. I also work hard because I was tired of how much I would talk poorly about myself and my body. I’ve grown even more into the person where if I don’t like something I change it. (I apply that to all other aspects of my life as well) But this took time! I would work out here and there, but it’d never stick and I never cared what I put in [or on] my body (THANK YOU @arbonne ) Hitting this goal, to do tricep dips without the assist felt EXCITING! But now I have other bigger goals and MASSIVE goals! Give me another 6 months and I will be able to do 10 pull-ups of just my body weight. My massive goal? I think it would be amazing to compete! But I have FAR MORE learning on nutrition, workouts, and mental preparation for that. (maybe in a year or so😙) After being out of HS for 5 years and 6 months consistently in gym I am finally starting to feel that confidence I had and really starting to see the changes physically!💞 It takes time to get where I am and to where I want to be. It’s never too late to start something that you’ve been meaning to do or pick back up. I started my fitness journey on a Friday afternoon— WITHOUT waiting for the “perfect time” to start.
Comment the thing that you’ve picked-up on and off again. Whats that something you want to start again?! TAG A FRIEND to do it with you or simply for accountability. AND ALWAYS CREATE A VISION of yourself. How will you feel!!? How will your mindset change?!!🥰