Heading into the weekend – and I know what you’re thinking. AWWWW do I have to set my alarm tomorrow and still get up early on Saturday? That’s up to you and your schedule. What I usually recommend – if you’re usually one to sleep in on Saturdays – still set an alarm like you did all week, but it’s ok to go ahead and make it a bit later. Take a bit of a sleep in (you’ve earned it), but still have that alarm set for a reasonable time. And when it goes off? GET UP.
Your motivation message today:
Will it be EASY? NOPE. Will it be WORTH IT? ABSOLUTELY!!
We’re building habits here – and breaking old ones. We’re focusing on health. On energy. On vitality. But yes – it means changing some old habits. Perhaps some sleeping-in habits. Perhaps some sedentary habits. Changing some snooze button habits. But you, my friend, are worth it. Believe it.
YES – we’re still sweating on Saturdays. Remember it’s only about 10 minutes. Then you can crush it through your weekend feeling accomplished and awesome. Cuz you are.
Your day SIX workout:
~ 10 Side Lunges
~ 10 Bicycle
Repeat 3 times then go enjoy your Saturday!
For side lunges – keep both feet planted on the floor, 1 knee bent, the other straight. Really sit into the glute on the bent leg. Then use your inner thigh to pull back in. Alternate sides – keeping your chest lifted throughout.
Get down for the bicycle. Have your hands gently by your ears – 1 leg is extended out, the other bent in. Then change. Think in opposition – 1 leg extends, the other pulls into the chest – and reach your opposite armpit towards your knee. Keep your chin to your chest, and lower back pressing into the ground.
Phew that was a lot! You’ll get better each time you do this. Don’t worry if it’s not perfect today. Honestly – this whole challenge is just about showing up. It’s not about perfection at all! Just. Show. Up. Everyday. Alarm goes off – get up and move your body. And enjoy all the benefits from these new habits!