I'm feeling a little like Michelle Obama these days. I know, the resemblance is uncanny.
Aside from that, like Michelle, there's a lot of chatter about my arms. Normally I brush compliments like that off and don't take them seriously (I understand this insinuates I think my friends are lying to me).
I'm not sure what to make of it. Not like carrying around a 25 lb. baby is new, considering I've been at that weight lifting move for almost seven years running.
Three years ago I started doing a "Barbell Strength" class at the gym. And while I noticed a difference in how I felt, I didn't have any arm gawkers. But I've been doing Cross Fit now for about eight months and that, I believe, is the smoking gun for my smoking guns.
Cross Fit is heavy on push ups and pull ups and they are extremely accessible exercises: you can do them almost anywhere anytime. Here are my five suggestions to get in some "defining moments" for your arms:
Any other easy ways to squeeze in push ups or pull ups? Now drop and give me 20!
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