Good morning from windy Colorado! After a Sunday rest day, I’m feeling all sorts of sore still. Adding these glute accessory workouts to my routine has been keeping me inspired in the gym and extra sore in the legs and bum. And I’m loving it!!
I’ve always had a hard time building muscle in my lower body and I thought that I would see dramatic changes with CrossFit alone. And I have, in other ways. BUT…after almost 8 years of CrossFit and not fully seeing the changes I had hoped to see in my lower half, I decided to add in accessory work concentrating on my legs and butt. It’s been a little over 2 months of doing accessory work 3x per week and I’ve definitely seen changes! And I’m excited to see what happens with a few more months of this accessory work!
I keep getting questions from people on social media if I’ve seen changes or why I’m doing this and it’s all pretty simple – I’m doing this because I want to see what sort of changes I can make to my lower half since I’m not really caring much about improving in CrossFit. And yes, I’ve seen changes in the short amount of time I’ve been doing these workouts. But at the end of the day, results take time. They take months and even years, and you have to be willing to put in that time and effort, even when it feels like nothing is progressing.
In a world where we are given instant gratification every day, it’s hard to respect the process. But the process is what has kept me motivated day after day, month after month, year after year. If you are willing to put in the work and believe in…