I finally did it! I joined a gym! I am not sure if I am fully ready yet for a gym but I had to take the plunge because I couldn't find anymore excuses not to go for a walk. My goal of exercising 4 times a week kept getting thrown on the back burner. "It's too cold", "I have to finish organizing the closets." Blah, blah, blah. Though I am still keeping active by setting my timer and getting up every 45 minutes to clean and organize, I know it is a matter of time before it wouldn't be enough to keep losing. I got the eating right part of avoiding sugar and getting tons of protein in, now it's time to get the active part right.
While I was already out going food shopping I decided to hit the gym first and sign up. I did it! Sign up was simple and I planned to go the next day. I decided to treat myself for making such an awesome decision and went to Walmart to get some gym essentials like a new water bottle and healthy snacks. I have been wanting to try the Oscar Mayer P3 because it is a combination of #MeatsCheeseNuts and was small enough to go in my little NY Yankee gym bag. It was perfect timing to be picked by #CollectiveBias to do the review.
The next day I put on my exercise gear, filled up my water bottle with ice cold water and slipped my P3 snack into my little bag. As I was walking to the gym I felt a little nervous. I haven't been to a gym since last year and this is my first time at that particular gym. When I got to the front door of the gym, there was no turning back now. I took a deep breath opened the doors and was greeted with tons of smiles. I scanned my card and hit the locker room to hang up my coat. I felt a little hungry since I didn't want to eat before I left to the gym so I pulled out my P3 and sat on the bench while I enjoyed it. I love the cute little container that makes it easy to hold. The meat and cheese was delicious but the best part was the peanuts. Since starting on my journey I have learned to love nuts. All of the #PortableProtein from the meat, cheese and nuts left me pretty satisfied.
I took another deep breath and went upstairs to hit the treadmill. Put my headphones on, played my walking playlist and just started walking. As I got comfortable I upped the speed an set an incline. Thirty minutes later I was done and couldn't believe how fast the time went.
On my way back home I felt so good. So good that I actually went to the gym and exercised. Almost two months down in this journey and it is amazing how different and good my body is starting to feel. Can't wait to hit the gym again tomorrow and bring along the Applewood Smoked Ham P3 with me!
Check out the Oscar Mayer P3 on their Website, Facebook or Twitter and tell me: Which would you like to try first?