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KARLARY SparkPoints: (13,539)
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1/29/13 5:46 P

I used to take a weight class 3 times a week but I've gotten too focused on my cardio. Gonna make it a goal to get my strength training back in there!

DMJAKES Posts: 1,634
1/29/13 4:24 P

For me, there is no better feeling than coming to the end of a strength training session and having that "exhausted" feeling just about all over. I don't even mind the DOMS any more, because that means I've shaken things up and my body noticed emoticon

TACDGB Posts: 6,136
1/29/13 2:48 P

love weight lifting....love pushing myself hard. Can see my body changing for the better. Shoulders and biceps are coming along.

MOLLYJACKSON82 SparkPoints: (0)
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1/29/13 2:30 P

i too love strength training! NROLFW!!! can't believe how quick I am upping my weights!

ROKIAS SparkPoints: (28,729)
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1/29/13 2:08 P

Thanks for the motivation!!!! YOU ROCK. Working everyday with my goal in mind - I WILL get there.
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MARITIMER3 SparkPoints: (179,580)
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1/29/13 1:25 P

good to know... I'm working hard on my arms, more for strength than beauty, and had wondered, at 69, whether I would see results.

WAYCAT Posts: 1,001
1/29/13 12:12 P

After a hard cardio workout this morning, followed by a two hour meeting with my accountant, I came home, got my mat and weights out and did half an hour of heavy lifting.

I was sweating buckets just in that short time.

Nothing quite like it!

UPBEAT551 SparkPoints: (28,463)
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1/29/13 12:10 P

lifting weights is great for toning

DADOFSPARKGAL Posts: 533
1/29/13 11:58 A

I always make my wife feel my arm muscles after I do upper body lifting. She chalks it up to one of the downsides of being married to me. "Yuck, you're sweaty".

GRATTECIELLA SparkPoints: (81,445)
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1/29/13 11:06 A

I love hearing this type of thing! You must feel so good about yourself. I am working out, and hopefully someday I will feel the same way.

DRAGONCHILDE SparkPoints: (58,779)
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1/29/13 10:08 A

Well, congratulations! Unfortunately for most of us, getting defined *anything* is more about fat loss than strength training. We ALL have a six pack under there... it's just hidden by the layers of fat on our belly. :)

Keep up the strength training... nothing makes you look and feel quite as good!

PINKKITTY65 SparkPoints: (4,569)
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1/29/13 9:43 A

looking at my arms.. they or getting so defined.. in time you can achieve beautiful arms emoticon

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