I have made major strides in regards to my health and fitness. Over the last four months I have made them a part of my life. I have improved drastically in my cardio endurance and the poundage that I am lifting. Of course, this is an ongoing, life long process but I would say that I am in much better shape now than when I started.
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OK, so I’m a wuss but doing stadium lunges in 40 degrees is too cold for me so I moved it to the gym. Now I am doing the treadmill for 30 mins. This will save time anyway because it will cut down on transit time. Now, I can spend an hour in the gym lifting and doing cardio.
made it to the deep south. This weather is much more conducive to working out. The crisp air energizes me. I love it.
I was at the gym at 6am this morning and lifted and did stadiums before work. I usually break them up.
Alright. I started back last week and noticed immediate benefits mentally. I’m lifting 2x’s per week and doing cardio 3x’s. That is what my current work/school schedule allows. Staying motivated even when I have a gazillion tests or feel compelled to follow the Hurrincanes pummeling my state is the key. Once I start slacking, it becomes harder and harder to go.
I have not been to the gym in about three weeks. 1st is was a sprained muscle, then i didn’t have time and now I am sick. I don’t want to have to start over again. I am determined to get back to it this week. I have noticed a definite drop in my mood. I have been very angry and just down right mean this last week. Working out was definately helping to stabilize my mood.
OK. I decided I was ready to kick my cardio up a notch. I started doing lunges up the local high school stadium. For the last three days I have walked 1/2 mile, lunged up the stadium 10 times (16 lunges each), walked another 1/2 mile and another 10 lunges. It sucks ass and makes me feel like i am going to vomit. I love it!!! This whole exercising business has made me feel so much better. I have gained a sense of pride and accomplishment. And people comment everyday how great I look. That is certainly a motivator. For those mornings that I don’t want to get out of bed, I remind myself of my progress and the fact that the more I do this stuff, the easier it will get.
in my neck. so, I have been out of the gym for 4 days now. It is very frustrating as I now use weightlifting as a stress reliever. I think i did it because I was looking down while doing my pull downs. I have no idea what I was thinking. I was definately in another world. Well, I won’t make that mistake again.
But it helps to know i’m not the only one struggling to fit fitness into my lifestyle. i’ve been lifting weights for one month now. my aerobic activity has bot progressed beyond walking 2 miles. i would like to start running again but i have had problems with my knees over the last few years. saving up to buy a bike. I need to find some sort of sport.
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