In the beginning I zoomed through the LBWs - I had little rest breaks in between, I still reached my maximum though. Now my workouts are tougher I have to have the full rest breaks in between sometimes more which takes me to around about 40 minutes, I have a little stretch at the end sometimes which takes it to 45 mins. But there are not as many exercises in the LBW as there are in the UB. It leaves a little room though for when you want to add extra exercises - I know I will probably add explosive training in the future as its something I am interested in. ps its sanfit, I'm not sure if I've signed in properly!
I weighted my self yesterday and I lost 10 POUNDS!!! Let's go WEEK FOUR! I have been 159 before and my goal is 135. So I have to stay focused and plan, plan, plan, plan!!!!
Nice job Abby20
well done Abby, I have lost 5 Ib since starting on the 5th May, but I have SO MUCH ENERGY!!! I feel as though I am 40 again, not 61
Nice job guys. Last I checked was 5 too. Hoping that I dropped another 2 by the next time I weigh.
no weight loss this week but I'm feeling leaner lol..
How you guys making out?
Well week 4 isn't going so well for me. I am feeling exhausted - I'm eating loads - I missed my workout yesterday and today I really pushed myself to workout and I slipped and sprained my ankle!
So I'm going to try to do the rest of my workout tonight when my ankle is feeling a bit stronger :-(
I think that I am a little slimmer though this week, I have been pretty active. I feel more energetic - not superwomen or anything, I just did some gardening today and I've been to the allotment once this week already - I'm hoping to go again tonight. The last time I actually went outside and did some gardening was probably 10 years ago (about the time I restarted the dieting). I guess I'm really starting to see the damage that low cal dieting does to you.
I only made five meals yesterday. I have to focus on making all the meals and plan a little better. I feel like I ate so much on my free day that I gained. I don't know that I just "feel" like that. I have been hitting some 10s but not all. My legs were not sore but I know my arms will be tomorrow. I only weigh myself every to weeks because I don't want to get discouraged if I don't loose. 24 pounds to go! I can't weight to fit into my jeans again.
poor you!! Have you read Bills book --'Body for Life',? I found it really inspired me and do what Bill does. Get up early drink two glasses of water, then head for the gym---which is in my converted garage. I found that working my aerobic excercises was better with a Jane Fonda video tape--years old, but works for me--plus the music is really good. I am only on week three, but have so much energy. I take a vitamin high protein drink for breakfast, then approx every two hours a small portion of clean foods until I have had my six for the day. Hope this helps---everyone has down days, so just pick yourself up and start again---just imagine that body, you always wanted!!!!
Glad to see this thread kinda woke back up! Also glad to see some of you still at it. My cat peed on my countdown week sheet so I forgot what week we're on. Eternia--you are so right with that bit about starting to drink that water immediately!!! I can't beleive how different my day turns out when I get that extra bottle in me. and also throughout the day, to keep drinking, it helps my stomach feel fuller. I STILL have to go to the bathroom often though, even though it has gotten better. But when you're in a social situation that totally prevents you from going, is AGONY! And the other day at work we didn't have plumbing for awhile so that sucked too. Then I have to STOP drinking, then my rest of the day feels hungry and screwed up.
I also love some older VHS tapes from the 90's of the original Tae Bo when it first came out. but VHS is outdated and I don't want to spend the money or hunt it down on DVD. And I don't like his newer stuff that much. Funny how we get so attached to the old originals!
Lol sorry your cat peed on your sheet Opti. I drink a ton of water too bur for some reason I feel dehydrated at night..weird.
Have you guys checked Youtube for the workout videos?
My body is so sore right now. My legs are still killing me from Monday. I have to run again today too. I think the pain is a helpful reminder of what you set yourself out to do tho.
I will be 62 in September and have noticed all my muscles shrinking! I want to lose 20 lbs and gain muscle. I tore my meniscus three years ago, had surgery, will be needing knee replacement eventually, so want to strengthen my knee/leg muscles and ligaments to help with off again on again pain. I have weight trained in the past. I guess age has convinced me to at last do something that I will finish and not just start! Scary in the self confidence area. But I am determined.
SusanP , I will be 62 in June--so thought I was one of the oldest!!!! had an artificial knee, hip and pelvis eight years ago(had a Road traffic accident at 16!!) had my hip replaced again in August last year. After three weeks, I am fitter, more energy than ever--and looking forward to seeing my new body!!! Muscles have told me that they are being worked--my husband grabbed hold of my arm--ouch!!! Really enjoying this forum----giving me such inspiration. Wish we could post a before and then after 12 weeks photos!!!!
It's crazy! Ive been so sore all week lol but not budging on the scale. Its weird the way the body works.
Hey Convo. I've got the opposite problem. Been pushing lots of weights (to the point where I just can't finish the rep) BUT no pain! What's with that? The first two and a bit week I was always in pain. Now .... Nothing. Any suggestions?
Oh... But like you the scales aren't moving either.
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