“Mummy, are you ready now?”, asked my 5 yo for the 500th time today.“Not yet, Honey, just 5 more minutes”.“Mummy, you have been saying that since morning and now its almost dinner time.” We finally did Day 3 of the Shred at 5pm after she had been trying to get me start since 9:30 a.m.
“Wake up, Mummy. Its time to exercise.” Yelled my 5 yo in my ear at 7:30am.“But Darling. Mummy had a late night and is sleepy”.“Mummy, lets finish it up and you can go back to sleep. Come ON!” And so, muttering under my breath with a plastic smile on my face, we did Day 2.
“This is so much fun. Can we do it everyday?” asks my 5 year old who did the whole thing (minus push ups) with me.“Yes, Honey. But sometimes Mummy has other things going on.”“How about we do it in the morning after breakfast before you start work? I’ll remind you everyday Mummy.”“Geez thanks, my little trainer.”
Remember my goal as I approach my mid-30?A – for efforts to stick to the plan of strength training.F – for actual execution of the plan. Here’s what I tried, my experience and the one routine I’m going to stick with to move forward.p90x Why should I do it? – Everyone raves about it, it has a wide variety of exercises, it really shows the results in 90 days, etc. What’s stopping me from doing it? – Way too tough for my fitness…