Time to ring in the new year!! With that being said, our theme for this month, and the start of the decade no less, was "New Year. Better You". You are already amazing so no need to make a new one of you! Now is the time to pledge to ourselves to make improvements and look ahead to what we can be. January can be tough as we come off our holiday season, but it can also be empowering as we start fresh with the beginning of a new year, and the creation of new goals and milestones.
As we begin 2020, we have set our sights on some great and challenging milestones for the year. We are continuing on the path to Route 66 in 2020 as it is still a great indicator of forming powerful, life changing habits. Along with this, we have added the "Strive for Five" where we look to get 5 workouts a week in (20 workouts for the month) for 5 months of the year. This is replacing the 199 workout milestone as our new challenge really pushes us to keep our momentum going from week to week and then translating to month to month!
Also exciting as we begin the new year is moving in to the new studio and welcoming two new instructors (to complement our already amazing Chris)! January introduced us to the new studio space at 140 Kelly Alley, which is the Movements Arts Studio and we are loving it so far. Nicole G and Samantha S were also welcomed to the instructing group and they have already challenged us with some great workouts. Finally, as we finish the first month of 2020, one goodbye we have to say is to our favorite host Logan. Logan recently got married and will be moving away with her husband as they start their new lives together! Thank you Logan for all that you did for Fitness Inspired and all the lives you help improve!
Start preparing to merge on to Route 66
Since our month (and year) just started, no one is one Route 66 just yet. However, with our additional milestone of "Strive for Five" we have already seen a great number of people reach new heights in number of workouts in just one month! Let's keep it going!
Get that Crown
New this year is the Strive for Five milestone which calls on Fitness Inspirers to reach for 5 workouts a week (for 20 workouts during the month) for 5 months in 2020. Each month that an FI'er achieves that, they earn a prong of their FI crown. So far, after one month, we have already had 6 Fitness Inspirers earn their first prong! Great job Katie B, Cindy E, Karen L, Suzy S, Marcy M and Jamie T!
New Year. Better You.
As we started the new year, we really wanted to challenge ourselves as we returned from a small hiatus following the holiday season. This was evident as we began to do band burn outs at the end of each workout, and truly pushed outselves with the physical testing of pushups in one minute, band squats in one minute, and banded rows in one minute. Chris had us working at the top of our window with his core circuit and resisted run to name a couple, and we were introduced to the great energy and intensity of High Fitness with Nicole, and Tabata with Samantha.
Here a just a few highlights that we saw this month:
-Karen L improved her Band Squats by 76%!
-Marcy M improved her Pushups by 56%!
-Cindy E lost 3 total inches!
-Suzy S lost 2 total inches!
-Ray L improved his banded rows by 40%!
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Weight % Improvement
Thank you for lifting each other up and cheering each other on every step of the way! I am so proud of the progress I see in you from month to month. I hope the progress in mindset, physical challenges, adherence, and measurements motivates you as it does me.