I wanted to talk a little bit about fitness today. I don’t know about you, but I get bored with the same ol’ fitness routine and find I have to switch it up often. Ashley ( a D&M cast mate) suggested I give Las Vegas Ballet Barre a try. I had done Cardio Barre in LA before and I was curious if it was the same deal. Don’t get confused or worried, it isn’t anything like a real ballet class so don’t be afraid:) So I bought the new student week unlimited pass and decided to do it. I’m going to be totally honest…It wasn’t the Cardio workout I had hoped for, it was more like a Pilate’s class but my legs and abs were on fire the whole time. I was using muscle’s I wasn’t used to so my body was tightening up in the worst places. I think that’s why I wasn’t in love with the class. I could feel my hips getting tighter the whole time and those aren’t easy to loosen up. I did enjoy using the super light weights for arms but exhausting them with a ton of reps. Ballet Barre would be a great way to tone and sculpt your body but not great for weight loss:) So overall, it was great for my muscles but I think I will stick with Yoga after my week pass runs out. I find that Yoga is essential for building long lean muscle and its good for my soul.
Fitness is so individual and it takes experimenting to find what is the best for your build, and body type. I’ve always admired runners but my joints won’t allow me to so I find cardio other ways:) Don’t be afraid to shake it up, try something new, and figure out what works best!
Now for the food:)
I had a delicious green salad filled with veggies and a little quinoa salad for lunch today!