Effort + Consistency = Changed Body
I've worked out 12 of the last 13 days. It wasn't easy and I'm a little disappointed I wasn't able to get motivated to workout that one extra day but sometimes you need to take a day off. I can tell my body is reacting to the increased activity. Small reductions in measurements, toner looking abs, and a constant feeling of hunger all indicate to me I am moving in the right direction.
I'm in this challenge on dailymile.com. It's a personal challenge, there are no prizes, no first place winners, just an opportunity to push yourself a little bit more. I like it because I truly am motivated to try more and get out and run. There are no medals and no one is waiting for me at the finish line but an event, challenge or set goal really can help jump start a workout plan. I've even been to Bikram yoga more.
The challenge is through May. I hope to stay at this pace and finish the month with a decent number. I am realistic, I don't think feasibly see how I can run 100 miles in May but I like the challenge and certainly I will run more in May than anytime in the last year! It's all about getting up and getting started.