During football season I eat, sleep, and dream football. It is hotels, airplanes, travel, dining out with guys 4x’s my build, meals on the road, early mornings and late evenings. During this time I don’t really have time to focus on much else. That is why after football season ended, BAM! The wedding became more of a reality and so did my physique!
In preparation for my wedding day, I experimented with exercise variations that worked as both short and long term solutions. What I used to do when I was playing softball, working with a trainer, all of those things…it is just different now. Growing up I was used to doing cardio, sports, and being physically active. Today, I have created a system that works well when I am not traveling for football season.
Here is what I do:
Thermo-Burst Hardcore (Only when I need that extra boost)
p90x and Insanity sessions
Run 3-5miles 3 days/week
Stretching class with Wes
For starters, I workout in the morning because it sets the tone and pace for my day: positivity, energy, and success. We can all find excuses or events that come up distracting us from exercise which is why I check this off first thing in the morning.
I have not always done Pilates and I used to think that low intensity regimens were not effective. Wow have I been changed! For me, the results are real and I love the full body and core strength I have from doing this. It has increased my flexibility, tone, and I look leaner.
The second benefit from my Pilates classes comes in the form of accountability. It is as though I have an appointment and when I have somewhere I have to be, I go. This helps me stay consistent. Once the results begin, motivation takes care of itself.
Total Lean25™ Ready-to-Drink Vanilla or Strawberry
I love these shakes. Not only do they taste good but they are extremely convenient! Nothing beats being able to grab an already made protein shake after a workout.
Overall, I enjoyed the weeks leading up to the wedding, reached my physique goals and am enjoying my honeymoon as a Mrs. With the life events, experiences, travel, and growth I’ve experienced up until this point, it is all worth it.