Thoughts Everyone Has After A Workout

We’ve all been there. We’ve all had that love/hate relationship with working out.

A lot of us are in a complicated relationship with exercise. It’s extremely good for us, but we don’t necessarily love it back. I mean, we try to love it but, we’re more committed to the greasy goodness of fast food. It’s not you, exercise – its me.

How many of these thoughts have you had after killing a workout?

  1. Damn, I feel like a body builder right now.
  2. And just like that – I’m Khloe Kardashian.
  3. Went to the gym and didn’t take a mirror selfie. Proud of myself.
  4. I think I could treat myself to some nachos, right?
  5. Yep… Never doing that again
  6. Why do I keep doing this to myself?
  7. I feel so gross and sweaty but so good at the same time.
  8. I think I’m having an asthma attack. Do I even have asthma?
  9. I wonder how sore I’ll be tomorrow
  10. One bottle of water down! My body loves me.
  11. Did I even do that right? Toning, cardio – it’s all the same right?
  12. Have I got Kendall abs yet?
  13. I’m down with the exercise bit, but I’m not about that diet life.
  14. Maybe I should try to eat healthy now.. Or tomorrow?
  15. Maybe I should get a personal trainer
  16. So how many more times do I need to do this until I get a booty?
  17. Now to try out that new ice-cream place as a reward!
  18. I should go to the health store now that I’m in gym clothes.
  19. Just one more set?
  20. Who am I kidding. Let’s order pizza.

Werk it, babe. Check out these posts.

| SOCIAL MEDIA |
Shop at Gold Soul here!
Follow us on Instagram: @_goldsoul_

#vibewithgoldsoul

Written by Gold Soul blogger Alissa Recil.
She is a design student and a freelance writer from Australia.
Follow her at Words By Femme.

Werkin’ on that bum!

It’s official. Everyone’s obsessed with the booty. Everyone is obsessed with bums, butts and booty’s. Unfortunately, I can’t tell you the secrets on how Kim Kardashian maintains such a lush bum, but what I can do, is lead you in the right direction so that you can get WERK hard for your own lush bum.

Ready? Let’s get to werrrk.

Butts 2 by Heymonster via Society6

What are some videos that I can follow?
Cassey Ho from Blogilates has workout videos that are so on point, you probably won’t want to stop after the one workout. Here are the best of the best bum workouts from Cassey! Click on the pictures to go straight to the video.

Screen Shot 2015-02-21 at 11.04.14 pm

6 Mins to a Sexy Body / Grab your exercise mat and start with this sexy workout! You’ll be doing some challenging moves like the Cross Butt Lift, Fire Hydrant and the Heel lift.

Screen Shot 2015-02-21 at 11.04.37 pm

What Makes You Bootyful Butt Challenge / An awesome exercise challenge for those who are just easing in to serious butt toning and firming. It’s a fun workout video that you can sing along to!

Screen Shot 2015-02-21 at 11.03.52 pm

Hips Butt ‘n Thighs Super Shaper Workout / Here’s some next level sh** for you. For this video, you’ll be focusing on not only your glutes, but your hips AND your thighs. You’ll love yourself after this – you can’t go wrong!

Screen Shot 2015-02-21 at 11.03.32 pm

Intense INNER THIGH Challenge / If you want to push yourself to be the strongest you’ve ever been. Do this challenge. You’ll mostly be doing a move called the Froggy Jump Squat, but don’t be fooled by the cute name because this workout will leave you seriously unable to move!

What can I do at the Gym?


Leg Press
/ Build up strength in your legs and your glutes by using the Leg Press at the gym.


Ellipse Machine
/ Khloé Kardashian uses this at the gym… need I say more?


Kettle Weights
/ Do your research and look up the hundreds of amazing exercises you can do using a kettle weight at the gym (or even at home!).


Cardio!
/ You can’t escape cardio if you’re werking towards a lovely round, plump bum. Get on that treadmill and do a bit of cardio – hard work pays off!

What exercises can I do around the house?
We all find ourselves sitting around doing absolutely nothing at one point in the day and it’s also the best chance to pass the time with little exercises to work on that bum! You could do some good old squats (and you’d be surprised how many variations of squats there are out there). If you’ve got yourself a set of stairs, make use of them! Run up and down the steps for a good few minutes for an intense butt workout. If walking is just too mainstream to do around the house, swap it for lunges. It’s a stretch, a toning and strengthening exercise and if you do enough, you’ll still feel the burn tomorrow!

What else can I do?
As weird as it sounds, sit down less. If you’re at home or at an office, make your seat more cushioned for the comfort and benefit of your bum, or you could even replace your desk chair with an exercise ball.
Moisturize that backside for a complexion of a Goddess. Honey, you’ll make them boys cry wishing they had that booty!

 

Screen Shot 2015-02-16 at 5.47.06 pm