With financial independence comes extra free time. One way that I’ve chosen to spend mine has been on my fitness. And over the past year, I’ve changed my exercise focus towards strength and flexibility.
In the past, I’ve found just going to the gym to lift weights BORING. And, by myself, the motivation just wasn’t there.
But then I discovered this strange class called Body Pump at my local gym. For me, Body Pump has been a gateway “drug” into weight lifting. Its basically weight training set to banging tunez. This has solved the problem of lack of motivation in subtle and interesting ways.
The music is loud, upbeat and pumps you up (the clue is in the name). The group vibe means that if you slack off or are out of time, its a bit embarrassing. There’s a healthy degree of competition going on in the class. The class