Oh my goodness, I can’t believe I haven’t written a post about this yet.. .


The Mankato YMCA is officially teaching BODY PUMP! You have no idea how exciting this is for me. Next to running, body pump is my second favorite.


For those of you that don’t know about the glorious-ness (yes a word!) that is body pump, let me explain. It is basically an aerobics class with a weighted barbell. It has great music. Good and easy moves. And totally adjustable based on how much weight you put on your weight bar. You basically work one body area per song. A typical class includes the following
1. warm up
2. Squats
3. Chest
4. Back
5. Triceps
6. Biceps
7. Lunges
8. Shoulders
9. Abs
10. Cool down

So you get a full body strength workout in an hour. Seriously it is the BEST THING EVER! *disclaimer – next to running, of course! Winking smile

And as you might remember, becoming a body pump instructor is on my Fitness Bucket List. . . and I am officially signed up for instructor training this weekend!!! I could not be more excited. Seriously, you have no idea! I love teaching aerobics and I love body pump. So so so excited! Smile But I am also totally nervous. It is a full weekend course – 8 hours on Saturday and 10 hours on Sunday. I’ll let you know how the training goes. . . and for any locals – when I am going to start teaching!!! Wish me luck! Winking smile


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12 Responses to BODY PUMP

  1. OMG! PB&Jealous! I would love to be certified to teach Body Pump and I would love to take your classes once your certified!

    I miss taking Body Pump. I’m hoping to incorporate it into my schedule later this year. Can’t wait to read all about your weekend!
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  2. Body Pumps sounds like so much fun (besides running) I need to see if my gym offers it!
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    • KT

      It really is as fun and awesome as I said it is! Such a great workout too and super fun music! Let me know what you think if you get to check it out.

  3. I hope the training went well! Can’t wait to hear all about it!!
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  4. No idea why, but sometimes when I try to come to your blog the most recent post is from October. So I keep missing your updates. I re-followed so hopefully that will fix it. Anyway, I have never done body pump but it sounds so intense! I don’t know if I could stand up to it!!
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