11.6.20 “Bright Spots Friday”

Over on our private Facebook group we’re going to start practicing “Bright Spots Friday”.

Some of you may be asking why or what “Bright Spots” are so I’ll explain it here on this blog post and on our private group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/2713967198819133/?ref=share). Please request to join if you haven’t already been invited!

To put it simply motivation means desire. But in order to become motivated success has to happen, and it has to keep happening. We tend to be hard on ourselves so we might not always recognize when success happens.

Good gyms provide access. GREAT gyms provide success.

We need to take five minutes every week to reflect on the GOOD in our lives. The practice of thankfulness doesn’t come naturally to anyone. That’s why we call it a practice. “Bright Spots Friday” is our practice of thankfulness. Every week in the Iota group, we’ll post our “Bright Spots”; things that went right, things we’re celebrating, and little ‘wins’ from the week. Bright Spots aren’t always workout-related but practicing gratitude and thankfulness IS an exercise.

You might be reluctant to post your first Bright Spot. You might have thoughts like “I don’t really know these people THAT well…they don’t want to hear about my life.” or “I don’t want to share all my personal stuff…”.

So I’ll go first. And I encourage you to follow with one TINY little Bright Spot. Make it workout-related to start, if that’s easier. What did you do RIGHT, or do BEST, or do for the FIRST time this week? Share in the Iota Fitness Members Facebook Group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/2713967198819133/?ref=share

We’re all family here. It’s a safe place. Look within, and start your weekend happy.

With all that being said our tribute workout this Friday is for Denice Wade, turning 70 on Sunday!! Wish her a happy birthday!

A. Conditioning


19:50 minute AMRAP

Buy-in with 70 Double-Unders (1:1 Scale or Jumping Jacks)


11 Deadlifts 155#/105#

8 Burpees

20 Russian Kettlebell Swings 53#/35#

*coaches challenge 205#/155#, bar facing burpees and 70#/53# KB

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