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Old 12-31-2010, 08:26 PM   #6
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Join Date: Oct 2006
Chapter/Region: TXIC
Location: Texas

For the last couple of months (after 5 or 6 years of being a lazy bum after quitting hockey), I got myself to get out to run and go lift weights.

I'm 5'6 and started at 135-140 and now am down to 125-128. I started to run 2 miles a day for about a month 3 days a week and am now doing 3.5 miles 4 days a week in 30 minutes (not fast obviously, but I'm working on it). I used the gym at work 2-3 days a week (for minor stuff like bench (smith machine), dumbells) for a while and I outgrew it, but I did see improvement in definition and overall strength. I'm starting a 6-day a week routine today actually since I joined a real gym a few days ago.

I would list the "increases" I saw on weights, but using a Smith machine for bench for a month and a half, then going to free weights for bench and the like really skewed my 'strength'. Whatever, though, I'll report back my findings after I do this 6-day a week routine and see how it goes.
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