Power Songs

Jan 19

Okay – so a while back when I actually went to the gym I did the whole listen to my ipod while exercising thing. I has my own power song and everything. Not deliberately mind – it just came on when I was rowing and I knew it was the one. I nearly had a heart attack from how hard I had got into it. And what was this song – Feint by Linkin Park. Image listening to it while exercising on a rowing machine – just right energy level to collapse a...

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Another day…

Jun 02

…Another gym session. And it’s kind of getting easier. If a bit more sweaty. Yeaugh…

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Aching Leighton

May 28

Did the first full work out last night; Cycling. Weights. x-trainer. Weights. Rowing. Cruches and plank. Then a swim and steam and sauna and jacuzzi! Feelt good, really good, but a bit achey now. Just got to get into the routine. And I left my brand new swimming goggles behind – doh!

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Fit Leighton

May 27

Well – I joined a gym. The Warwickshire (http://www.theclubcompany.com/clubs/Warwickshire/) to be precise. And it’s great. I had my induction to the gym equipment this week and unlike my only other experiance of gyms, I didn’t end the session near death, unable to drive or walk properly (thanks Holmes Place!) All the staff are lovely and friendly, and very relaxed. The other patrons seem a non threateningly wide mix of people. And I have my own workout scheme – bit of cardio, bit of weights. My short term goal is to shape up and loose a couple of % body fat. I was pleasantly surprised when I was measured and was 21% body fat – in the healthy zone. But still good to improve a bit. Then can start on toning up and the wonders of free weights. But the machines will suffice for now. My big thing is to avoid scaring myself off from getting fit by overdoing it too soon. So far I am loving it. I shall be a god by the wedding… The pool, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi all...

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