Saturday, 27 March 2010

The Gym....

Yesterday was a real milestone for me on my journey and new life style...After a period of absence of around 4 years...YES 4 whole years...I returned to the Gym on Friday morning...I took it a little easy , 30 mins on the bike and some upper body weights only, a total of about an hour......I woke up this morning with a few aches and pains, but they are the pains that give you comfort that you had a decent work out....I still have a little problem with my knees when I wake up , but they are easing week by week...The more I exercise the easier they will get , I hope.

After the Gym I had an hour in the sauna and steam room , before sitting quietly on the beach , glowing  and feeling really contented...it was a really good day :-)

Weight wise, today I am only 0.5Kg from my first goal of 2 stone (28 lbs) , I hope I can throw this by Tuesday morning, It all depends on my liquid retention during Monday.

Fingers crossed..

Hope you all have a good weekend...

Ciao

Andrew

11 comments:

  1. Wow - things are going great for you!

    Congratulations on the weight loss and for the visit to the gym :-)

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  2. Congratluations, Andrew-- I am first visiting your blog, and I will look forward to seeing you shrinking with your band!!
    Cheers, Vanessa

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  3. That is a HUGE milestone. Congrats on getting back to working out!

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  4. Good for you! I intend to go back to the gym next week. Hmmmm relaxing at the beach afterward sounds lovely-I think I will do that too!

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  5. Vanessa (Dinnerland) do you have a blog we can follow??

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  6. That's awesome! Glad you are feeling great.

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  7. I think that is an amazing start! In fact, I think its great if that is all you EVER do in the gym. Don't burn yourself out. If an hour is all you wanna do, so be it!

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  8. Nothing beats the feeling of working out...such satisfaction and those aches are almost welcome.....You are going so well. Keep at it

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  9. That's a great start! It's so nice that you can reward yourself with the sauna right there at the gym. You are doing amazing!

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