Chewing the fat

I’ve been to the gym almost every day now for close to three weeks. I’m not sure I can see a difference, but I can feel a difference. During the first week, my whole body was sore. I knew that was going to happen, so I just plowed through the discomfort and kept going.

There are lots of little aches and pains that I no longer have. Its hard to explain, but they’re just gone. Poof. The amount of weight I can work with is significantly more than when I started. I suppose that is to be expected as the largest marginal benefits will come from the first work you do. There is a chest press machine I was working with and I began lifting about 70 pounds, and today I was able to do sets of 10 at 105 pounds. That’s a 50% increase in 3 weeks.

I have lost some weight, but I’m not too worried about it, because unlike a diet, I’m also going to be building muscle mass. I know that if I continue this regiment, eventually there will be come visual change. There just has to. The calories I’m expending daily now as opposed to three weeks ago is significantly more.

By Gary

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