Week ONE in Workouts

I am so sorry, I really wanted to start my week in workouts posts over two weeks ago now, but I fell ill with awful sickness and then I lost my voice and had a cold/cough, so I just couldn’t begin as I wasn’t strong enough or mentally in the right place to go for it. But it’s here finally and I’m feeling so good about it; I’ve bought some new Sweaty Betty leggings to motivate myself, along with my goodies from Be:Fit London (which I’ll share soon!). This week has been focused on the gym rather than classes, but next week it will be a lot more varied.

My gorgeous new Sweaty Betty leggings!!

My week last week looked like this:

Monday – Gym: loads of leg work, followed by abs, and finishing with sprints!

Tuesday – Rest day (so tired today, I had planned to go to the gym, but I fell asleep after work!)

Wednesday – Gym focusing on Arms & Abs and 30 minutes of cardio spilt between the cross trainer, the bike and the treadmill

Thursday – Rest day

Friday – I meant to go to the gym but didn’t!!! NAUGHTY!

Saturday – Rest day (Tom’s birthday too, so it’s a cheat day – CAKE!!)

Sunday – 30 minute jog outdoors and 30 minutes of yoga at home

A motivational quote of the week:

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My power song:

One Dance – Drake

Seriously this song makes me want to run, lift, dance, jump – basically just keep moving! So I have been playing this full blast through my headphones whilst at the gym to keep going and it’s been helping.

My favourite downtime activity:

Packing and sorting stuff for our holiday! We’ve got less than 3 weeks now – can’t believe it!!

My go-to workout snack or meal:

RUDE HEALTH Mini Corn Crackers as a snack and avocado on toast for lunch.

Who has motivated me this week:

Anna, my amazing cousin, who has worked very hard on her health and fitness journey over the past 6 months or so. She is now extremely encouraging and supportive to me and anyone who wants to achieve their fitness goals. We go to a Legs, Bums & Tums class together on a Wednesday now which is so much fun – I always believe that making fitness into a social activity helps it become something you love and want to stick to.

So this was technically my week no.1, I think it went quite well, but next week there will be a little more variety and I may share some recipes with you too! I hope you all had a healthy and fun week, thank you for reading & I’ll be back next week to share more of my fitness journey.

Much love,

Jessica Xx

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