I picked up my own gauntlet last week and ran full steam ahead. On Wednesday, I started the workout video I talked about last week, and I did it religiously until Saturday.
I know what you’re thinking… “Did she stop?”
The answer is a resounding “No!”
However, I didn’t do the video on Saturday… I actually did something even more fun and slightly more difficult.
My sister-in-law started a new gym a while ago, but they aren’t a traditional gym; at least, that’s the impression I’m getting. Anyway, they held a free event on Saturday and, on a whim, I decided to go with her.
What a blast! It was hard, to be sure, and I should have worn sunscreen, but I will always be down for exercise in the form of games. I even have pictures for you!
They called it “Geek Games, The Second” and it was all based around Warcraft. I think it would have been even more fun if we’d had enough people to make two teams, but those of us who did show up, rocked it!
This is our list of exercises:
I shot a bow and arrow, a fun little plastic number shown below, and I even hit the target once! I wielded a sword (an actual one, not a plastic one) and we shot “spells” at each other in Wizard’s Dodge Ball. The spells were actually exercises and if you were hit, you had to drop and do the exercise written on the ball. I ended up getting stuck with 20 mountain climbers at one point.
“The Glyph” was a puzzle and if we hadn’t solved it after five minutes, we had to do five burpees. I won’t even tell you how many burpees we did because we were given incorrect directions and couldn’t solve the damn thing! But, I didn’t even care, because who can complain about more exercise? (Well, I think anyone would, but we gave the game master plenty of crap about it).
The last one was “The Siege”
I woke up Saturday morning not feeling very well and I almost texted my partner in crime to let her know I wouldn’t be there. But, after thinking about it, I decided that I’d rather get out and do something physical than sit around the house all day feeling sorry for myself. I’m so happy I went, even if I was sore as hell on Saturday and Sunday.
It was hard to get up this morning and go back to my workout video, but I did it! I’m well on my way to making a habit and getting exercise back into my life, and Saturday serves as a great remember that exercise is hard, but it sure can be fun!