Then, inexplicably, I was able to grab my foot in dancer's pose for the first time ever without the assistance of a strap.
Photo by Cheryl Neufeld
I have no idea why I had that sudden breakthrough, but there it was! And it made the class - that didn't get any easier for me - so much better.
Sunday, I knew I had to get a six mile run in. Knew. My runs have sucked so much lately that I was not looking forward to it. When I got out there, though, I found the run so much easier than I anticipated. It was long, it was hot, it sure was ouchie, to a degree, but it was so much easier, better and more fun than my recent runs. I ended that run feeling great! Strong, fast and energized.
I know I have a lot of change, growth and work ahead of me. I know I am not perfect. I know I"m not as committed to my workout schedule as I should be. But a random reminder of how awesome this can be was just what I needed. I needed the reminder that growth comes from destruction. That, sometimes, some things seem harder because other things are becoming easier.
I love how awesome this is.
I may have discussed my fascination with (and fear of) CrossFit here before. Today's Groupon deal is for local CrossFit gyms. I am definitely checking it out, but because each gym is independent, I'm having a hard time choosing which one to go to (you select the location when you purchase the groupon). The main gyms under consideration (due to their closeness to home) are:
CrossFit Anywhere - You may remember that I featured Blair's blog in my post on Sacramento Food & Fitness Blogs
I'm totally stumped! No stranger to indecision, for sure, but I'm hoping to make a decision and get this started as soon as possible.
What factors would you look at in making this decision?