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WORKOUT CHIC

Let me first admit that I do not like to exercise. I was a competitive gymnast through high school and never had any use for a real gym. Of course now I'm kicking myself that I didn't pay more attention in gym class because I'm desperate to find a workout regime that sticks. Does it count if I'm a lousy athlete but great at dressing the part?



Aerobics, pilates, power walking, running, yoga, Zumba... Tell me, what's your preferred form of exercise?

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28 comments:

christin said...

I have to do something in a team setting because I am the laziest person in the WORLD.

Lindsey Anne | pinklet and c said...

This super cute outfit should definitely help the workout! I was a gymnast and competitive cheerleader through college, so a regular gym workout doesn't work out for me either! I stick with spinning, yoga and pilates!

Lindsey Anne | pinklet and c said...

This super cute outfit should definitely help the workout! I was a gymnast and competitive cheerleader through college, so a regular gym workout doesn't work out for me either! I stick with spinning, yoga and pilates!

Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

aah I feel you! I'm doing the C25K running programme and its hell!

Cara said...

love the pink sneaks!

DaniMarie said...

I love to run! I use to hate it, but now I run marathons. I love the feeling I have when I finish. I also like tabata style workouts (my favorite are from a website w/ free workout videos called bodyrock.tv), xtend barre and spinning. But I hate yoga. It's so boring. If I spend an hour working out, I want to sweat. My friends who love it tell me that I just haven't found the right instructor.

Susan said...

I love running, I've been doing it for like 8 years and I never thought it would stick! But it makes me feel better and gives me energy. I wish my wardrobe looked like that though!

Model A designs said...

I need to learn to workout! This outfit might make me want to! ;)

Sweet Southern Prep said...

I ordered that Nantucket shirt from Tuckernuck right after you posted about Tuckernuck. LOVE IT! And I've paired it with my Nike Tempos a lot lately. Great selections here!

renée [crossed and dotted] said...

yoga, hands down. i also force myself to go for 2-3 mile runs a few mornings a week (because a glass of wine after work always sounds better than hitting the gym!)

i just got new running shoes and a couple pairs of bright shorts, so that makes me more excited about exercise :)

Georgina said...

I have those hair ties but desperately need that beaker bottle and new sneakers!! LOVE :)

Sheri Ann {Sprinkles and Style} said...

Bar Method, power walking on the treadmill, steomill (a rotating stair master - SO HARD but worth it!) are my usual go-to work outs. Sometimes I throw Zumba in the mix on the weekends. And I love those elastic hair ties and Nike shorts. Both are part of my work out wardrobe!

Becky said...

What's great too is Pure Barre-Super challenging, but amazing and I'm obsessed with it. its also super easy to wear cute things, ie: layering bright tanks (no shorts allowed here)- your hair ties would be perfect!!
-Becky
http://thepumpkinspot.blogspot.com/

SHF said...

I'm about halfway through the C25K workout and I've really enjoyed it so far! Considering how unathletic I am, that's nothing short of miraculous! Now that it's summer, I'm trying to get outside more so I've been riding my bike, going for runs, and golfing. Gym-wise I love the elliptical and going to spin or yoga/Pilates classes.

SHF
thechroniclesofs.blogspot.com

Portuguese Prepster said...

I need to get back into working out..maybe this outfit will inspire me!

Libby said...

I was a competitive swimmer from elementary school through the beginning of college. Now, a few years out from my swim days, I've switched to running. Trying to get back in the pool for workouts just depressed me because I can't do what I used to do! This spring, I trained for a half-marathon--it was great. I've found I need an end-goal to keep my workouts consistent and to get me motivated! I signed up for another in September, and I think I will try to add in swim workouts for a little change of pace :)

Lisa // Elembee, Etc said...

I think I could get into working out with an outfit like this!

Liz {Sequins And Stripes} said...

You would find the cutest monogrammed yoga mat ever! I am all about hot yoga and running, but staying motivated is my down fall.

Kelly said...

NEVER thought I'd see the day when norts would make an appearance on the blog!!! Perhaps I can do a workout clothes cameo!

madeleine said...

I used to be a competitive runner in high school and college. Now I drag myself to the gym. The best thing I have found is the Nike Training Club App for iPhone. It's free and has tons of workouts from 15-45 mins. I try to do it during the bachelorette!

Kate {domestikatedlife} said...

Cute workout clothes definitely helps to motivate -- old navy has some really cute stuff now! I've been trying to get into playing tennis -- it feels less like exercise when it's a game!

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Dana said...

I love it all: weights, running, yoga, classes etc.! I thinks doing a variety of activities is what keeps it fresh and fun :)

Allison @ In the Queen City said...

I love classes as well... my favs are definitely weights and pilates. I need to have someone telling me to keep going though :)

Nicole said...

Zumba is such a fun workout and worthwhile, too (especially if you can find a high-impact class). Take a friend with you and burn even more calories with all of the laughing you'll do!

Ann said...

I have those exact same shorts!

I am a huge fan of pilates and walking. During the summer I also do water aerobics, which sounds like its for older ladies, but is actually really intense. I've seen the quickest results from water aerobics and swear by it now!!

LindsB said...

Love that monogram yoga mat! I should have included it on my monogram post today. But, I did include the salt and pepper shakers from your shop- I just love them!

tablerbunch said...

Pure Barre! Give it a try!