Tuesday, November 29, 2011

New workout: NTC + Bar Method

Once again, I have gotten bored with my workouts. I started another round of Insanity but just as quickly as I started I stopped. It was still as challenging as the first time I did it but I just didn't have that same commitment to it. So I'll try another round of Insanity after the new year. A bloggy friend of mine, Steph over at Babes Rockin Mami started P90x and has been going strong. I would love to join her on that journey but like I said, I just don't have that commitment set in my head right now.
So I am back to my NTC workouts. If you haven't downloaded the app yet, you need to do it NOW!!! I am also doing the bar method workouts as well. What is The Bar Method you ask...well here is what is found on the website...


The Bar Method in Brief
The Bar Method™workout creates a uniquely lean, firm, sculpted body by combining the muscle-shaping principles of isometrics, the body-elongating practice of dance conditioning, the science of physical therapy and the intense pace of interval training into a powerful exercise format that quickly and safely reshapes and elongates muscles.

Lean, firm, sculpted body? Sign me up! Oh this method burns so bad, but oh so good! My legs shake during the workouts and after too. It's been a long time since I've done any type of formal dance and felt like a fat slob at first LOL. I know it gets better. And I can't wait to show you my "new" body after this entire month of doing it along side NTC. My workout is as follows:
Week 1 and 3: Monday, Wednesday, Friday = NTC and Tuesday, Thursday = Bar Method
Week 2 and 4: Monday, Wednesday, Friday = Bar Method and Tuesday, Thursday = NTC
*never repeating the same NTC workout over those 4 weeks*

I have been eating so much better too. I used to eat out at least 4 times a week for lunch but I can happily say that I have been taking a lunch to work everyday for almost 2 weeks now. Good stuff too! Its either left overs from the night before or a tuna sandwich and some fruit. I did over indulge on thanksgiving a bit but that hasn't stopped me from working out at least. I am paying for it, trust me.

2 comments:

Monica J @ Sofamilyonline said...

I am so for a new workout method. I'm constantly changing too, because I get bored easily. I love to dance, so I'll take a dance class any day. But I need something consistent. I heard of the bar method. I'm sure that will get you lean. I have to check it out. Your workout sounds intense, but that's great. Good luck with it! Thanks for sharing. :-)

Monica J @ Sofamilyonline said...

I am so for a new workout method. I'm constantly changing too, because I get bored easily. I love to dance, so I'll take a dance class any day. But I need something consistent. I heard of the bar method. I'm sure that will get you lean. I have to check it out. Your workout sounds intense, but that's great. Good luck with it! Thanks for sharing. :-)