On the path

  • redheaded_dud...

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    Aug 29, 2007 3:48 AM GMT
    Totally psyched today! I've been walking 4.5 miles five times a week for the last 3 weeks, and like Chasersdream, I'm doing Weight Watchers and eating healthier. I've officially lost 7 pounds in the last two weeks, and my pants are getting looser.

    The bf has said he likes me "beefy", and I'm frankly not interested in getting "skinny". Rather, I want to be "fit", and develop some noticeable muscle in my arms, chest and ass. Any good advice on truly beginning weight training? A good book or website for a TRUE beginner would be really helpful. I have never been a gym-goer, even though I've had a membership for years.

    Thanks, guys. I really do appreciate the supportive tone of the forums on RealJock, especially compared with most other sites that deal with "the gays".
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    Aug 29, 2007 8:15 PM GMT
    you should consider getting a personal trainer to get you started off. They can help with everything from pushing yourself to the limit to helping you with form.
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    Sep 05, 2007 6:07 AM GMT
    I'd agree with Owl... I lost a heap of weight by just walking the dog 7 days a week, 60mins a session, but the weight really started to come off, and tone appear when I hit the gym.

    If you can afford it, join a gym and get them to do you a basic weight plan.

    If you can afford more, get a PT - they will really help you towards your goals.
  • redheaded_dud...

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    Sep 07, 2007 5:11 AM GMT
    thanks, guys. Vacation first, then the gym (and maybe a personal trainer, if I can afford it after the gym).
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    Sep 12, 2007 11:44 AM GMT
    if you cant afford a PT then a must is Alwynn Cosgrove and Lou Schulers New Rules of Lifting