I've been working hard to add in some workout time to my busy schedule, with the goal of every day but happy if I can get at least 4-5 time a week fit in. After having Harper I got right back in to walking almost every day, but didn't push myself too hard on the weight loss front until I stopped breast feeding. The majority of my baby weight came off rather quickly and easily and now I'm stuck with those last 5-7 pounds to loose, plus the extra weight I'd like to loose on top of those few pounds. I find myself being really down on myself lately, upset with how my body looks or what the scale says. I know I should be proud of what my body accomplished, bringing my little girl into this world, but in the same breath it can be hard to look in the mirror and not like when you're seeing.
But it can be difficult to get motivated after a long workday when all you want to do is join your husband on the couch in sweats with your glass of wine. But this is my main opportunity to fit in my workout. I've also started adding in some running either in the mornings before Harper wakes up, in the evenings while Dan gives her a bath or at work on my lunch hour. Hopefully with spring and summer on their way, the nicer weather will help make it not so tough to get out there and get my workout in.
But I do live in Oregon, where it rains a lot and I need more than just the sunshine as a motivator. Having comfortable clothes to wear that also make me feel and look good is the biggest factor that gets me out the door! If I feel like I don't look good I feel self conscious the entire time and am much more likely to end the workout early. Enter these amazing yoga pants. YogaOutlet.com has so many awesome workout pants, capris and really any other item of clothing you would need to not only look good, but feel good while working out. These yoga pants are so comfortable that I want to wear them around the house constantly, not only for my workouts.
I am really enjoying the more sunshine in my life and the time I'm putting into my exercise. I never regret a workout, unless I don't look good doing it. But I don't have to worry about that with me new workout clothes! Trust me, sunshine and a cute outfit makes all the difference in the world!
What are your workout motivators? I'll take all the motivation I can get!
This post is Sponsored by YogaOutlet. I received a complimentary pair of yoga pants in exchange for my review. All thought and opinions are 100% my own.