Thursday, January 19, 2012
Yesterday was such a nice day out. I'm still disgruntled about the fact that it is January and I'm having to wear short sleeve shirts; but it was the kind of day that makes you want to get out and run. But life gets in the way. And life is good, don't get me wrong. It just interfered with me getting in a good run.
Cut to today. Although there would be no run, it was Zumba night. Tiffany met me at the gym 30 minutes before class to get some strength training in. I did a quick 7 minute warm up on the elliptical and then started working on my arms. My leg is still giving me fits, so I went to the mat to use the foam roller and try to work out whatever is going on. But that thing HURTS! I think I worked up more of a sweat rolling myself around on that thing than I would in class. And to make matters worse, it didn't help.
But to class, we go; and I was lucky enough to get the spot where there is no mirror action going on. Class started off with Sexy and I Know It, so you know it's gonna be a fun night. Diah played a lot of older songs, so it was fun! She also added some rendition of Ice Ice Baby which keeps us cracking up. I had forgotten those little slip on things that turn your running shoes into Zumba shoes, so I had to be careful. I was also careful not to do antyhing that gave my leg any "bad" discomfort, but it didn't stop any of us from having fun and rocking the house. During one of the older songs, Kelly gave me a look that let me know she was ready to "do her own thing", so we broke out and really let it go, and we were cracking up.
I LOVE this class!
I wish weight training was this much fun. I'd want to do it every day! Or at least for an hour in a row. Maybe there's some sort of hypnosis that can make that happen.