By ClubSport Wellness
There's a voice in your head – sometimes conscious and sometimes unconscious – that, when you're on the brink of starting a health or fitness program, will say "I can't do it," "I'm afraid I'll fail," or "I'll start next week." These and the countless other excuses you come up with are nothing other than self-sabotage trying to hold you back.
By Amanda Richert
Before you indulge in a wonderful meal with family, watch some holiday gridiron, and slowly sink into a food coma, join hundreds of thousands of Americans who start their Thanksgiving Day with a turkey trot.
"Tuck," "pulse," "bend," "lengthen," "point," and "turn out" are all terms much more associated with dance than with one of the most inclusive, effective, and popular workouts in recent times. And while barre does have its origins in ballet, the rhythmically challenged shouldn't worry: No tap shoes, leotards, or fancy footwork are required (unless that's your thing, in which case please carry on).
North Lake Tahoe is usually a scenic destination where crowds flock to enjoy leisurely outdoor activities. But on the weekend of October 1-2, it turned into a grueling trial for those wishing to test their physical and mental fortitude when the Spartan World Championship marched into town.