Life loves to throw us curveballs, doesn’t it? Sometimes you’re just hitting your stride, just getting close to reaching a goal you’ve been working toward for ages, and then WHAM–you get knocked down. Typically “knocked down” is just a figure of speech, but let’s say–purely hypothetically–you were literally knocked down by a crooked sidewalk and, I don’t know, broke your foot or something. COMPLETELY HYPOTHETICAL, PEOPLE.
*Always get your doctor’s permission to begin or continue an exercise regimen while injured or ill.*
What is that old saying about good days and bad days, and ups and downs in life? “Some days you’re the windshield, some days you’re the bug, and some days you trip over the stupid sidewalk and break your foot.” That sounds right, doesn’t it? I’m pretty sure that’s how it goes.
Check out Bri Tepe’s barre story, featured in the September 2015 newsletter:
“I had to share this picture with you. Just about a month apart from one another. I’ve never thought I needed to lose weight or anything, I’ve always been tiny my whole life, but to see the evidence of barre makes me smile. I’ve never been one to work out and had never liked it. Amanda was the one to encouraged me to try out basics back in March and I’ve been hooked ever since.