Thread: I joined the Y
#1 I joined the Y05-03-2013, 05:39 PM
I signed my daughter up for summer camp at our local Y yesterday. In order to get a better rate, I had to sign up for membership...which pays for itself.
I went to the gym for years, before I had my daughter, and never went back.
I hate gyms, I hate the smells, I hate the dumb guys, and the girls who just go to be stared at..never breaking a sweat.
The Y seems different...the people seem normal. I may actually like going back to the gym, even though my reason for joining was to get a better rate..lol...but maybe it will be good for me. I'm looking forward to using the pools with my daughter and swimming lessons are included in my daughter's summer camp. I want to get back into swimming laps.
I joined up with the Family plan so my kid can sign up for sports teams and the like.
I haven't worked out in nearly 4 years...my out of shape ass is going to be cursing me out when I get back into it. I'm not that fat, but I have lost all my muscle tone.
05-03-2013, 08:02 PM
Good for you, Hawk.......
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05-03-2013, 09:44 PM
BTW, if they have a pool, you can do a great cardio routine by walking laps. Pushing against the water is zero impact, but it's harder than simply walking. Enjoy.--Odysseus
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05-03-2013, 10:05 PM
Sounds like a great idea!
05-03-2013, 11:04 PM
I'd like to try a Zumba class and their yoga classes too...Back in the day I did Bikram yoga 3 times a week, basically it's yoga in 98 degree weather...oh man did you SWEAT! It felt awesome after. I followed it with some nonfat frozen yogurt for lunch after a morning class.
Man, a kid makes you a different person...I need to get back to that.
05-03-2013, 11:07 PM
About Bikram yoga if anyone is interested. If I had a studio in my neighborhood, I'd get back into it in a heartbeat.
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