hey Ladies (and Gents)
Long time lurker, finally decided to grow some balls and post my progress here after the comment I got from a male in my gym about 2 hours ago (see subject line). I want to blow his socks off.
Aim is to become stronger and somehow become leaner. I have managed to lose 60 odd pounds in the last 1.5 years but I’m still holding onto a large amount of body fat. I also managed to lose 4.2 pounds of muscle but I guess that is to be expected when losing a substantial amount of weight. Reading through the other journals, I’m nowhere near as strong as you guys but I’m hoping with some constructive criticism and advice, I can achieve my goals.
Training has been hit and miss. Tried a coach on the other side and I ended up putting on body fat. I also have realised as much as I hate it, I NEED cardio to maintain my weight. I cut it down to 1-2 days a week and the weight crept on. Instead of bitching and moaning about it and having people tell me I’m doing too much of it, from my own experiences of my body, I need to do it. Enough said.
Today was day off, did some foam rolling and stretching… Will post more tomorrow as its getting late here and my brain is fuzzy.
Final note - I get butterflies before lifting and I feel the same reading your blogs, it’s like I come in my panties every time I come to this section. You ladies rock!!!