My husband has been incredibly supportive of these new changes and wanted to join in this resolution with me. Since we both work from home, we have started making “workout dates” three times a week, where we head to the gym together to get our exercise in. For me, it makes such a difference having someone to do it with – there are times where I don’t feel like going, but he will encourage me (and vice versa). Even if we only jog/walk a few miles, we always feel better afterwards. I will admit that it was really hard at first – lots of sore muscles and fatigue. But now that we’ve been doing it a while, I’ve noticed that I have more energy during the day and I sleep so much better at night.
As I’ve mentioned before (here), I have to be careful with the intensity of my exercises so as not to overwork my body and trigger a Lupus flare. So today I thought I would share a few of my favorite at-home DVD workouts that I would recommend to anyone, regardless of where you are in your fitness journey (no gym membership required!). And I’m also including a few of my top clothing & shoe picks, because I personally am more motivated to exercise when I have cute gear to wear. I’m always looking to switch up my routine so I don’t get bored – I’d love to hear in the comments below about what workouts you enjoy, so please share!