I can not even believe I'm saying this, but.... THE MARATHON IS TOMORROW. Training for this race has changed my life tremendously and has really made me a better person in my opinion. I have lost weight, got in amazing shape, changed my eating and drinking habits, and become much happier. I have put in so much effort and time, so I feel confident that I can do this! I've had really great runs the past few weeks and have been feeling stronger and more confident ever mile that I run. All this hard work of the past year will be put to the ultimate test in just a few hours. Wish me luck and I'll see you on the other end of the finish line. If all of the rumors are true, once I finish my whole life will be changed, but my life has already changed!
Happy Weekend everyone! Today, I'll be doing a review of another group exercise I do at my gym called Group Power ! Let's get right into it. First off, the description in our program guide is "This 60-minute barbell program strengthens all your major muscles in an inspiring, motivating group environment with simple, athletic movements such as squats, lunges, presses and curls." I don't exactly look like this when I'm curling..but you get the idea! Let me tell you, this is one intense workout! For the entire 60 minutes, we're constantly moving and lifting and by the end I'm a pool of sweat! We work out all the major muscle groups - Legs, Chest, Triceps, Biceps, Glutes, Shoulders, and Core with light to moderate weights. We also use a step to do exercises like chest presses and split squats. For each song, we focus on one muscle group, and do a variety of exercises with lots of repetitions, set to the beat of the music. The tempo of the