There are those life moments when you're at a crossroad and need to decide which path to take. Ki hit that crossroad as she is working on being a single mom. She has taken a new full time position, outside of wedding planning, and focusing on her kids. With that, she cannot teach regularly here at SWEAT. She will remain on the schedule as a sub, so you will still get the chance to take her classes here and there. I've loved having her on our team and teaching, but know she is exactly where she needs to be, focusing on what's really important. In regards to the class schedule...
- Ashley will be permanently taking over Tuesday 6:00 am since y'all have loved having the old school parking lot bootcamp back.
- Wednesdays at 5:30 pm will now be Wednesday WOD. "What is WOD?" It's a Workout Of the Day. You will be faced with a new competitive based workout each week to complete when you walk in the door. This training workout is limited to 6 people and is done on your own. The music will be on, the workout will be up, all you have to do is kick your own ass! LOL!
While we’re talking classes, there’s a few other changes taking place:
- In order to not be repetitive for the late morning classes on Wednesdays, Laura’s 8:30 am class will now be “ Cardio and Core," literally focusing on those two items solely. Longer bouts of HIIT cardio and "anything goes" for the core hitting only the specific region from nipples to knees, while Dalas will keep doing his thing at 9:15 am which will be a total body burn focusing on upper and lower body strength with some cardio mixed in.
- I decided to combine the Turn and Burn (45) with Ultimate Challenge on Saturday mornings to give you the best of both worlds. One combined class from 8:00 - 9:15 am. I think this will be a killer combo for those that crave the bike and still want a lil’ something more. In this class, the components are optional, and you do NOT have to participate in the extras if you do not want to.
Janus 2019 is on!! We just completed the first mini challenge with mini challenge number 2 "Brain & Brawn" going down this Wednesday through Sunday. Every day counts. Every workout counts. Every meal counts. Every challenge counts. Several are learning to "trust the trainer" and if they do exactly as I say, they will get results. Three teams learned that this past weekend as they not only lost 3% body fat as a team in two weeks, they also added 3 pounds of muscle. 100 points were awarded to those three teams, which shifted a new team into the lead for the time being. Congrats to Yasmin and Adel for jumping up the leader board! Also a shout out goes to Sarah and Lyndsey and Cassie and Jason for crushing the goal at hand and adding 100 points to their overall total.
We all have that one friend that "talks" about going to the gym or always says they'll start "next week." Making a commitment to yourself is hard for some. They feel guilty or selfish for taking time for themselves. I see this daily. Of course this got me thinking. How I can help reach those people that struggle with carving out time for themselves? As with Janus, having someone to be accountable to ups the ante or desire to follow through with "showing up." Sometimes that's all we need is to know someone is waiting for us to show up. Reach out to those you know that may need a nudge. It can be a friend, neighbor, relative, co-worker. Bring them with you to try a class anytime through the end of this month (of course their first class is always on us). If they enjoy it and purchase a class card for October, you will receive a lil' something for helping them to show up. Sometimes just extending the olive branch is all anyone needs. From there, they will then flourish!
As a reminder, please don't forget to write your shit down if you take bars, protein shakes, bread, waters, etc. If you take something and forget in the moment, just text me and I'll add it to the sheet. I get that you might be in a hurry to get into class or your training session. The clipboard is on the red counter so jot your name down along with the products and appropriate quantity taken. We have that new pretty sign on the fridge to remind you too.