3lb Off. Gym On!

I got on the scales this morning and I’ve lost 3lb this week! So happy with myself, and I hadn’t done any exercise either.

Today I got my gym membership sorted. As I said yesterday, I was aprehensive about the whole thing. I arrived in my gym attire and looked through the door to see lots of people on treadmills and weight machines, the sound of the feet on the treadmill was not appealing. However this nice guy showed me around and told me how to use everything which boosted my confidence a lot. It was all really good, except there was this one really scary room on the top floor full of massive weights, with lots of hench looking guys staring at me as we walked in. Fortunately, I don’t think that I’ll ever be going up there.

After my induction I was on my own! I started off on the rowing machine, after 20 minutes on that I had burnt 200 calories. Excellent. Then I moved onto the cross trainer. I didn’t like that so much. It wasn’t one with the arm bits to, so it was a lot of work on my legs. I managed an unenjoyable 20 minutes on that too. Then I went downstairs to the treadmill – it was the moment of truth to see if my shins could handle it. After 20 minutes on that, I came to the conclusion that they are well on their way to being back to normal! Very happy and I burnt another 200 calories on that. All in all, I think I burnt about 600 calories in 60 minutes, which I am very happy with!

I can officially say that I love the gym! Hopefully the weight will start flying off! I’ve got 11lb to go before I’ve lost my first stone. I’ll be going back to do the same tomorrow in my break between lectures.

 

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5 comments on “3lb Off. Gym On!

  1. I am so happy for you! Just the thoughts of the gym made you shed 3 pounds and now you already burned all those calories! Good job! Maybe one day I should overcome my fear of gyms 🙂

    • KCsaid says:

      Thanks! Honestly it’s not that bad at all! I expected to see loads of buff looking people staring at me, but if you look around you realise that you aren’t that bad! Either way, you’re trying to make an effort to get fit and people should respect that! Everyone has to start from somewhere 🙂

  2. Congratulations on your 3 pounds!! That’s FANTASTIC!!!! One day at time girl!!! The gym is a great place to go to feel better about yourself! Keep it up!!

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