Why I No Longer Go to the Gym & A Few of My Favorite Beachbody Products

Why I No Longer Go To The Gym & Favorite Beachbody Products

For many years I was a member of a gym, like ever since high school.  And while I’ve always known the importance of exercising and staying fit, going to the gym wasn’t something I particularly enjoyed doing.  As a wife and now mom there are just so many other things (laundry, meal planninggrocery shopping, etc.) that need to get done.  My husband on the other hand could spend hours at the gym.  He loves to workout.  Our approaches to the gym were very different.  I wanted to get in and out as quickly as possible. Before we had B, spending an entire Saturday morning at the gym was his idea of a good time, not mine.  I would anxiously watch the clock and think about all the things I needed to get done before I could do some actual weekend relaxing.  It happened to work out perfectly that I was 8 months pregnant when we moved and talked about switching gyms. One of the things we wanted in a new house was a “home gym”- among other things.  Luckily, we were able to find a home that met those needs.  I prefer working out first thing in the morning so I get it done and over with.  Otherwise, I’m tired by the end of the day and full of excuses.  With a new baby and an area to workout in at home I told my husband that I didn’t need a gym membership anymore- I think I’m going to try one of those Beachbody programs from the infomercials.  You know the ones you get sucked into watching. Whoever produces those does such a great job! I mean why do they draw you in so much? Continue reading “Why I No Longer Go to the Gym & A Few of My Favorite Beachbody Products”