I went to the gym today.
About a year ago, I was doing weights (almost exclusively); but when I went today, I might have pushed myself a little too hard. I dropped my initial weights to about 60% from where I left off (60lbs now vs. 100lbs a year ago), but it still got me dizzy to the point I needed to sit in the changeroom for 30 minutes to let the dizziness and nausea subside.
But is that gonna stop me? Heck no.
Once all that stuff went away, I felt much better. After eating I felt even better.
For the record, this is my session:
- Deadlift, 2 sets of 10 reps, 70lbs
- Squats, 2 sets of 10 reps, 80lbs
- Bench Press, 3 sets of 10 reps, 70lbs
- Leg Lifts, 3 sets of 5, bodyweight only
- Stationary Bike, 4 mins.
So you can tell that I’m really out of shape when you look and say “That doesn’t look too hard!” I know. I’m fully aware. Again, I’m not going to let that stop me. I’m going back on Wednesday.
Maybe this time, I’ll do some light cardio to get my heart back to where I can handle weights again. And I will handle weights again.