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Mixin it up!

Anyone else notice the influx of people at the gym after the new year?  I am fully aware this is not new news.  However, I do wonder when the gym influx is in the southern hemisphere because it's nice outside so they can just go outside for fun.

I really don't mind the additional members.  Although a few things do annoy me:
-I use the same general area for my locker all the time.  With all the people, I'm always putting my stuff in a different area so I forget where my stuff is at the end of the workout and peak through the lockers for my orange coat.  I look silly, but that's ok.
-Classes are legit full.  I got kicked in turbo.  It wasn't all that bad and in the first song I knew it was coming because this girl wasn't looking where she was kicking and it was close quarters.  It didn't happen until the second to last song.
-I never get my bike for spin class unless I show up an hour before class to sign-up.  Yes, I used to think, 'What's the big deal about moving around the room?'  Well, now I get it.  I have my favorite bike.  While I often move around the room because my bike's already claimed, I enjoy when I'm on my bike.

When spin class is in the evening it's not a problem to get there 45 minutes beforehand and claim my bike.  When spin class is at 6 am.  And it's dark.  And I'm tired.  I'd rather go at night.

All these thoughts in combination with the fact that the gym opened late last week and my class was canceled because it was -20 degrees.  I decided to try out the Live DJ spin in the evening.  Yeah, I'm pretty much sold.

Then the DJ started with this song:

Which always reminds me of one of my favorite cousins.

Then dripping sweat is a mild explanation for my state when I walked out of the room.  (I think you could have wrung out some of my clothes.)

Then I didn't really start breathing normally until I got home, walking from the gym.

Then I kept shaking for about 20 minutes.

And I am so happy.
No plans Tuesday nights.  I'll be at spin.
(If I have plans, I'll pull myself out of bed...)

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