Today we got some news that just put us in a pretty bad mood. We are more disappointed in the way everything happened but whatcha going to do? Our fitness center has decided to cut many classes from the schedule, two being spin classes that we attend (Sunday AM and Monday PM). This was just dropped on us this morning by our spin instructor who was totally surprised that we were not already informed. This comes after the fitness center gave us one week notice that they were closing for TWO weeks to get stuff done. Big mess! We totally understand having to make wise business decisions but they aren’t doing anything about it. I can’t see paying the current rate for them cutting the classes we attend in HALF. We are just annoyed and I’m off to check out pricing and classes at another gym nearby. We don’t have a lot of choices so it’s a bummer.
Kev and I would ultimately like to set up a home gym in our garage. Would love to start with upright and recumbent bikes (or even a spin bike), an elliptical and treadmill plus maybe the ab roller or things like that. This would be the ultimate way for us so we could work out at home AND save on the gym membership fee. But in the meantime, I’m off to go check out Anytime Fitness to see what they have to offer.
Hey, thanks for listening to my rant LOL We just want to be treated right and I want my 4 spin classes a week back waa waa. Hope ya’ll had a great weekend!
Workout stats for the week of May 25-31, 2009
Time: 30 min.
Time: 20 min
Time: 15 min.
Calories burned: 206
*Spin & Core class
Time: 60 min.
Calories burned: 566
Time: 20 min.
*Walk Away the Pounds, The Big Burn 2 mile
Time: 31 min.
Calories burned: 312
Time: 1 hour 6 min.
Calories burned: 651
Time: 11 min.
Calories burned: 111
Time: 51 min.
Calories burned: 557
*Mowing the lawn
Time: 1 hour 7 min.
Calories burned: 754
Overall, I would say it was a pretty good workout week. I’m not sure how this coming week will play out but I’ll do as much in-home workouts and outdoor walking as I can and I want to start doing 3 sets of 10 leg bicycles and 3 sets of 10 clamshell crunches with exercise ball every day. The 30 Day Shred will wait until July.
How were your workouts this past week and what do you have planned for the coming week?
It is frustrating to have your regular times cut. A home gym would be nice. Good Luck.
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I LOVE having my recumbent bike at home.
Definitely couldnt afford it when I got it (ages ago..10 years?) but it has been one thing which really really turned out to be worth the money (ok CHARGING. and I never charge anything :))
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Yep, it’s frustrating and hubs and I will talk about a home gym for the future. For now, we’ll make it work at our current club since the location is convenient.
Carla, glad to hear you enjoy having a recumbent. I definitely want one. Maybe some fitness companies will want me to review their equipment ha ha
I’ve trained from our local Anytime Fitness for 2 1/2 years now. I love them. I scan my key and get in no matter the weather conditions, the hours, the day or the HOLIDAY. Holidays don’t matter. In fact I usually have my turkey morning training session so we have no guilt. lol
But alas we are a little gym and no classes. I miss classes a lot and that is why I’m a part of an online thing now as well. I’m certified to teach classes, but no gym to do it from 🙁
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Val, thank you for your input on Anytime Fitness. I think if we decide to move centers, Kev will like the holiday thing since our current center closes early those days. BUT our goal is still to set up our own home gym one day. I think for now we are staying put at least through the summer.