It will get better KBella! I hated doing the whole gym thing for a really long time, all those gym buffs were intimidating to me, and I am a Marine! If you have a pal or someone that cna show you how to do stuff to incorporate into your work out program, I am sure things will start turning around for you. If you ever need something, feel free to let me know!
I did track today, and I will be tracking my food today as well, but only because I have a very rare and precious few days off from work. Unusual to have 2 together this time of year. Ordinarily I'm just too time crunched to track. I figure it's more important to actually DO the workouts and eat well. Getting the time to actually track...well that's just gravy.
I started strength training about four months ago with a trainer. I have learned a lot about how my body works and I have learned to enjoy the feeling of my muscles moving as I work them. Now the diet! That is the challenge.
SM informed of this group after my public confession of "hating" strength training. I am looking forward to incorporating exercises and reading your valuable input.
I am about 60lbs overweight (Freshman 40-50, then some). I like cardio, but it is not and has not produced desirable results. I am young (25) but even at my most "saintly" times of proper diet and exercise it has been very hard to lose weight. I will blame a slow metabolism and of course my lack of consistency! My longest streak was a year of best practices and losing a mere 10 lbs, gained 20 back :-/. I took a long break, maybe 1.5 years. I have been exercising now, "on and off" now for about 4 months (my longest break being 3 weeks) and are ready to get serious.
Thank you for reading my rant. I wanted to be honest with myself and honest to the group about my good intentions on joining the group!
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