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Emily Selway

I've always loved being active, ever since I was a child.

However, I've never been much of one for team sports, and I get bored pretty easily.  Over the years, in an attempt to stay fit, I've tried a variety of different gyms and programs, but inevitably always quit going when boredom set in.

When I found out I was pregnant with our first child, I knew I was going to have to find a way to stick with it if I wanted to stay healthy and be able to jump back into my hobbies of backpacking and hiking after the baby was born. I started attending different group fitness classes at WellWorks, and found that the variety they offered was really helpful in beating back boredom, and the instructors were great at keeping me motivated to push myself. The instructors have also been great at helping me think through modifications as my pregnancy has progressed, and I've been able to stay on track with my exercise goals pretty much the whole pregnancy. I think I'm actually in better shape now at 8 months pregnant than I was before!

WellWorks has been the best way I've found to keep active and fit in Athens!