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40 day Lent Ab Challenge @AutumnPTW

Hi there,

Ask anyone how they got to where they are and I guarantee you, none of them will say “Poof” it happened overnight.  It takes hard work and sacrifice. We’ve already established, I’m not a fan of New Years Resolutions, but I do admire hard work and sacrifice.  Along those lines, when I hear the question, “What are you giving up for Lent?” deja vu all over again another round of self-improvement New Years Resolutions swirls in my mind {starting later and ending just as quickly}.

However, for some reason, I prefer the idea of making a sacrifice over making a resolution. To me, making a sacrifice sounds more challenging.  Hey, they both have goals and require effort to make a positive change. Hmmmm, what do you think? Similar or completely different?

Ok, so I prefer Lent.  Decision made, I’m making a sacrifice and creating a challenge. Now, forget about giving up chocolate, wine or sweets {much too difficult}.  This is a personal challenge, to do good and feel good….I’m giving up being lazy…in the morning…{the rest of the day is still up for debate}. 😉

This idea is not new.  A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, I did this very same challenge, and I recall feeling great at the end.  I remember that small changes, however temporary, can help us appreciate the true abundance in our lives. Little things can have a big impact that lasts beyond the 40 days of Lent.  So its, time to relive the awesome!

See, I have a habit of hitting snooze on my alarm clock in the morning. I often want those extra minutes with my pillow. This year for lent, I vow to wake up on time, not hit snooze button and do 20 sit ups [plus one] before I start my day and say a small prayer for those who are sick…Boom.

I promise if I happen to forget to do my sit ups or hit the snooze by mistake, I commit to doing double sit ups the next day. #LentAbChallenge = More exercise & Less Lazy 🙂

Sit Up and Take Notice

40 day Lent Ab Challenge:

Day one, no snooze button, start with 20 sit ups.  Everyday after, add 1 sit up, then offer it up in prayer for someone who’s sick. Can you do it for 40 days?  No prize awarded for completion, just good karma, personal satisfaction and a stronger core.

Show your strength and start anytime in February and ending March 24th 2016. Join & comment, tweet about it…or not, it’s all good.

So there you have it.

What are you giving up for Lent?

Do you have an epic Lenten success story?



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***Disclaimer: Always check with your doctor first before starting new fitness routines to ensure that they’re right for you.***All opinions expressed are 100% my own.