19 March 2012

21 DAY CHALLENGE - Day 8, December 22

Not wanting to lose the momentum of my activity started on vacation, the day after my husband and I got back from Hawaii we made a point of going to the gym together. It was probably the best workout both of us had had in a while, being refreshed and recharged.

It is interesting that most exercises I completed could be done at home, using soup cans or resistance bands. In fact, there are many “gym” routines that don’t require you to step foot in a gym. Exercises such as push ups, squats, crunches, and dips can be done at home, and you work out most of the same areas the complicated gym routines provide. I mean, why make working out more complicated or really very long? The 100 Pushups Programme would take maybe 10 to 15 minutes of your time.

Just keep it simple, yes?


  1. There are *tons* of simple home workouts you can do. And in fact, if you know enough about pilates, you can basically work any muscle on a pilates mat that you would target with weight machines.

    I need the elliptical, though, and I don't have one at home. And there's also something distincly motivating about going to the gym, don't you think?

    1. I agree: when I get to the gym I work out harder. Something about peer pressure.

      But there are times when I have no ambition to leave the house and working through the 100 push ups or 200 squats programmes does me just fine.