Lean, Mean, Workout Machine
I have had a personal goal for myself for the last few months. I wanted to be able to do "boy" triceps push ups. For you to understand this goal I need to back up & explain some things about me. I have strong legs. My mom used to tell me I had thighs Bo Jackson would be proud of. :/ That is just what every teenage girl wants to hear. They are tree trunks though. My father-in-law told me that my booty looks like JLo's. Thanks...I, guess? So you get the idea, I'm shaped like a pear with a big fanny & thighs. Yea! (said no female ever) Now I've decided I'm built more like a T-Rex. Strong legs & little wimpy arms. I detest push ups & have never tried (nor intend to) a pull up.
Over the 2 years I have done Pilates, I have noticed my body getting stronger. I usually do my push ups on my knees & can go all the way down, like my nose touching the floor down, hold it if I'm
Today I decided I was going to do boy push ups. Our heals had to be together and our toes a little wider if we were up in full plank position. It's called a Pilates 'V'. It added a layer of
Oh well, I have to take the wins where I can get them. :) A huge thank you to my instructors: Kaitlin, Terri & Natalie! Y'all are incredible. Thank you for pushing me in your classes to be the strongest & best me.
Celebrating Life, boy push ups & being healthy!