Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Baby weight (and wait)

As any mom knows, losing the baby weight after a pregnancy can be challenging at best. Some women are genetically blessed and have a much easier time; I am not that woman. So after 2 pregnancies, I still have a bit extra padding. I've had a hard time staying committed to a workout routine, and with a third pregnancy looming somewhere around the corner, it is time to get serious. I am the type of person who needs a regimen, I can't just work out whenever I have extra time. Enter Mayhem Fitbody Bootcamp. One hour a day, five days a week of extremely challenging workouts at 5:45 a.m, for the next 5 weeks. Eek.
I'm still waiting to hear from the fertility clinic to schedule my medical assessment so we can get this party started. I'm a bit frustrated at the wait, but I am taking this opportunity to seriously kick my butt into shape. It may sound strange or counterproductive to get in great shape right before a pregnancy, but I really want to start out in the best position possible (no pun intended) before I get pregnant. The less extra weight I have to begin with, the easier it should be to get my body back after the baby is born. I was active during both of my previous pregnancies, but I really want to step it up a notch with this third (and FINAL) pregnancy.
All that being said, I LOVE my bootcamp! It is the hardest workout I've ever done, and I know it's going to be exactly what I need. Now, if I could only walk without wincing...

1 comment:

  1. Sitting to go to the bathroom is the best!! Try Crossfit next. I love it, and my friend was doing band assisted pullups at 8.75 months!!! Seriously awesome.