After graduating college, I told myself I would form a habit of working out on a frequent basis. And almost 6 years later, I can say I have actually stuck with it … for the most part. My work out habits have definitely evolved over time.
Post college, I immediately began a routine of running outside. At first I hated and dreaded running but I learned to enjoy it most of the time. I refused to run on a treadmill.
Then in graduate school, my roommate introduced me to a Jillian Michaels DVD. I was sooo sore the next day, I knew I either got a crazy good workout or I was severely out of shape. The videos were added to my regular routine as an alternative to running.
When I was training for my recently completed half marathon, I was working in a town that didn’t have sidewalks. Not wanting to kill my training, I broke down and began running on a treadmill. There is something to be said for the reliability and consistency of a treadmill.
Recently I ran into a dilemma. Continue reading