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4/17/12 3:12 P

I just took about 2 weeks off and the first workout back caused some serious DOMS. 2 years, ouch!

So how is it going? Are you sticking to it and has the soreness improved?

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LARRYA5 SparkPoints: (15,192)
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3/31/12 10:59 A

Nice going,but I agree dont make it either or with the sex,I know that would kill my motivation.

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3/31/12 9:18 A

Way to go! Woohoo! emoticon

(But, you may want to forego something else instead of sex next time, to fit both a workout and sex in. Just a suggestion!)

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3/31/12 4:51 A

Ok, so I am still sticking to it, I am not as sore as I was the first time, its not easier, but I can feel that if I stick to the routine and make it a habit it will work. I am faithfully following my workout schedule, I even passed sex just so I could go work out! Now if thats not determination I don't know what is.

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3/30/12 9:26 A

That's why the 3+ week rule applies, I think- then it becomes a habit!

To the OP: did you go a second time? Report back- you are accountable!

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3/29/12 10:19 P

I am usually good for the first couple weeks, then I would get too busy and start making excuses...

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3/29/12 1:55 P


Now make sure you go again.

I think the second, and third, etc., are the hardest. Stick with it, and make it become a habit. Should take 3-4 weeks.

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3/29/12 11:02 A

Well I have been off work for 2 official years, and haven't hit the gym in that time. My first workout was the hardest, and honestly not because my body wasn't use to it, rather because I know what I needed to do and I had to stop making excuses and just do it. I am sore, but it was totally worth it!

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