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Saturday, September 6, 2008

Boot Camp

My girlfriend over at WorkoutMommy teaches an awesome Boot Camp class, so I thought I'd be brave and try it out this morning. Boy, was I sorry...I felt so out of shape, the other ladies in the class were totally showing me up and I barely made it through half the class before I almost puked! I have to laugh at myself because I used to be the chick kickin' butt in those classes. Now, 12 weeks after the birth of my 3rd child, I'm the wimpy mom who quits before it's over. I have to look at the bright side though. It showed me that I need to get back into a workout routine, so next time I go to Boot Camp, I can lunge, lunge, lunge with those medicine balls over my head and not almost knock over the person next to me (sorry, nice lady in the black shorts).
I checked my heart rate monitor after class and I was in zone 5 for over 10 minutes and zone 4 for about 15 minutes (which is sad considering I didn't finish the class), haha. So thanks for the great workout WorkoutMommy and next time, I promise to make it at least 3/4 of the way through before almost passing out :-)


workout mommy said...

aww, you are being too hard on yourself! You did an awesome job and you just had a baby not too long ago! Plus, you did more this morning than most people do all month (especially someone else in my house!) --so be proud of yourself!

thanks for coming, it was fun!

Anonymous said...

I think i woulda passed out way sooner and i don't even have an excuse!