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I’m Back!

Hi There!

We made it back from our amazing trip in Peru! It was an incredible adventure filled with lots of history, culture, wild animals, jungle walks, hikes, tiny towns, big cities, and a few amazing new friends. I do have some upcoming posts to share much more about our journey in Peru, so stay tuned for those posts to come!

 

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(Sneak Peek: Machu Picchu Photo)

For now, I wanted to give you some tips on transitioning back to real life after a vacation and fill you in on how I motivated myself to start to return myself to an exercise routine after being gone on vacation.

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We Finally Made the Commitment!

I have always liked the idea of CrossFit, but have never wanted to make the commitment to making CrossFit my primary method of working out because of my fear of getting overly muscular and the cost of joining a box.  Over the last few months, I had started to try some CrossFit workouts on my own to mix things up at the gym because I had found myself getting bored at the gym, especially when the thought of running on the treadmill came to my mind.  I started to enjoy the CrossFit work out of the day (WOD) I would do on my own, but sometimes it was difficult to find the space or right equipment I needed.  After much discussion with my brother about his CrossFit gym and his experiences, along with trying out some CrossFit workouts on my own, I realized I really should trust my instinct and give it a try, as all things pointed to the benefits far outweighing the negatives.

My husband and I have been talking about trying/starting CrossFit for the last few months, but our schedules weren’t matching up, and we couldn’t find a convenient gym we liked.  When my husband heard about the new CrossFit gym opening in the area near our house around the same time we were planning to move back to our house, he talked to me about it, and I convinced him that we should join when we move.

Today was opening day for the new CrossFit gym near our house and we finally made the commitment to join.
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