Bethany was our second place overall finisher in our recent 31 DAYS OF SWEAT Challenge. She took the challenge on strong and received amazing mental, emotional, and PHYSICAL RESULTS. Here is her story:
For many years before riding with Revolve, I hardly ever broke a sweat. I did not have a regular exercise routine. I was busy with being a wife, working a fulltime demanding job, and being mom to two small kids. I could not envision how I could keep up with working out so I did not even try. Once my kids were a little older and more self-sufficient I decided that I wanted to make more time for myself and get in shape so two years ago I found Revolve. On my first visit, I thought it was exciting to be in a dark, energy-packed room and to do something good for myself. I found it challenging, but I was hooked. I have tried other workout classes but I often walk away with an injury or not feeling like it was a great use of my time. I never feel that way with Revolve. I especially loved that Revolve has 6 AM classes. I could go and get my workout in and be back in time to get the kids up, make lunches and breakfast, get them out the door, and then get myself to work by 8:45 AM. My friend Cathy has been a large part of my success. She lives a few block away has been going with me almost the whole time. I dragged myself out of bed on some days that maybe I would not have since I knew she was waiting to go with me. It was fun to talk about the classes afterwards with her and encourage each other to go more each week. I started feeling better, stronger, healthier but I wanted more and was ready to up the load so I was excited when I saw the ‘31 Days of Sweat Challenge’ starting. I wanted to up my game and I love being competitive, so for the month of May, to maximize my Revolve31 points, I went an average of 5-7 times a week as well as mixed in some cross-training and cleaned up my eating. I came in second in the competition BUT I lost 10 pounds in the process! I’ve learned I can lose weight and can be an athlete. PLUS, I plan to keep going! Just this week I am signed up for four early morning rides!