*insert The Police music here*
Seriously tho – truth.
Here’s a little story: When I first started working out I was utilizing the elliptical I’d purchased the year before. My then-boyfriend found it for me on a great sale and I had every intention of using it, but, man….it was hard! So I gave up – and stayed overweight. I wasn’t ready yet.
When I was ready the next year I hoped on the machine and gave it my all. And my all was only about 3 minutes at a time before I was out of breath, fatigued, and ready to die. But I stuck with it. And soon enough I was ellipticalling (I just made that word up) to Oprah each night – stopping when I needed to – but making progress. I went from 3 minutes to 5 minutes to 10 minutes and before I knew it I was on my elliptical with a good book and an hour and a half had passed.
I stuck with it and what I thought was going to kill me made me a whole helluvalot stonger!
So whenever you feel like giving up – DON’T! Hang in there. You may not see results right away (go read my previous post) but I guarantee the results are there. Your heart is getting stronger, your cardio is building up, your calf muscles are strengthening, your core is tightening. STICK WITH IT! Like you – it’s worth it!