To the Guy next to Me on the Treadmill

Dear Guy next to me on the treadmill:

I know it’s that time of year when beggars can’t be choosers in regards to the gym equipment. Everyone is still in full-on New Year’s Resolution mode and it probably won’t let up for another couple of weeks, which led you to hop on the treadmill next to me.

I’m sorry.

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A Lesson in Perseverance

If you're interested in the Kettlebell Amp'd class you can get more details here.

If you’re interested in the Kettlebell Amp’d class you can get more details here.

Some days after putting 8 or 9 hours in at the office the last thing I want to do is workout. And there are some days that I try to workout and it seems the universe is also telling me to just go home. My first experience with Kettlebell Amp’D was such a day. A long Tuesday (and if you know me you know Tuesdays are my least favorite day of the week!) spent at the office led to a strong desire to go home after work, but I didn’t. The kettlebell class was only 30 minutes and I could survive 30 more minutes. An old friend was teaching it at a local Baptist Church across town at 6, so I would just need to leave work, run by the bank to get some cash to pay for the class, and trek across town in rush hour traffic to get there in about 45 minutes. Totally possible.

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