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Aristus

(66,550 posts)
Wed Feb 21, 2024, 10:05 PM Feb 21

End of first month of three-days-a-week cardio and weightlifting.

Went into my closet and re-tried on all my favorite suits and sport coats. A little progress, but much more is needed.

Found one of my favorite pairs of dress slacks that I hadn’t tried first time around. Embarrassed not to be able to button them. Still got a ways to go.

Buttoning those. That’s the goal. No booze until I can.

I forgot how good it feels to be nice and pleasantly tired from a workout.

I love you all. Friday Night Buzz Threads will return…

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End of first month of three-days-a-week cardio and weightlifting. (Original Post) Aristus Feb 21 OP
You sound very motivated. 3catwoman3 Feb 21 #1
Thank you! Aristus Feb 21 #4
Glad to hear it's going well for you. Mr.Bill Feb 21 #2
Me too. Aristus Feb 21 #5
I've always found... 2naSalit Feb 21 #3
I'm going to keep at it. Aristus Feb 21 #6
Good! 2naSalit Feb 21 #9
Yeah I quit drinking january thirtieth and have been exercising Tribetime Feb 21 #7
Been going to a gym since the beginning of the year PJMcK Feb 21 #8
Unless you lifted weights when you bought your favorite sports coats the current weightlifting might make them tighter. MLAA Feb 21 #10
No. My sport coats are fitting just fine in the chest. Aristus Feb 22 #13
Keep it up man! spudspud Feb 21 #11
Thrilled for you. Keep it up so you get/stay healthy, and we can all have fun! niyad Feb 22 #12
I remeber dress slacks! malthaussen Feb 22 #14
Me too. Aristus Feb 22 #15

2naSalit

(87,058 posts)
3. I've always found...
Wed Feb 21, 2024, 11:02 PM
Feb 21

The first couple weeks to be the hardest with any body change, after that, my body seems to get the idea that this is how it is until the goal is met.

You're making progress, that's what really counts.

Tribetime

(4,746 posts)
7. Yeah I quit drinking january thirtieth and have been exercising
Wed Feb 21, 2024, 11:34 PM
Feb 21

And have had no sugarso seems to be going good

PJMcK

(22,095 posts)
8. Been going to a gym since the beginning of the year
Wed Feb 21, 2024, 11:43 PM
Feb 21

30 minutes of cardio, doubling my heart rate.

30 minutes rotation on light weights, machines and dead weights.

Various calisthenics throughout the day.

Late 60s, trying to stay fit.

Good luck and I’ll see you Friday night, Aristus, for a drink and a smoke!

MLAA

(17,380 posts)
10. Unless you lifted weights when you bought your favorite sports coats the current weightlifting might make them tighter.
Wed Feb 21, 2024, 11:47 PM
Feb 21

I always feel better physically and mentally when I’m exercising 3 to 5 times a week. As I recall you have a stressful job so hope you are feeling better in that regard as well.

Aristus

(66,550 posts)
13. No. My sport coats are fitting just fine in the chest.
Thu Feb 22, 2024, 12:14 AM
Feb 22

I used to do a hundred chest presses a day. It’s the belly where they’re still tight. I’m trying to restore the previous body shape.

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