I am now 80kg.
Did get from 96kg to 70kg over Covid-19 period Landscaping
I have just been working at a desk for the last 3 weeks, and before that I spent 2 months practically in bed everyday
Really need some motivation to go swimming at the gym…
Had an induction to the gym equipment, but I didn’t like it at all.
I enjoy swimming, the machines just don’t do anything for me
Hope I don’t get back up to 96kg.
If I do it would have been the third time I’d lost the weight and put it back on again
My reason for being so worried is that I don’t want diabetes from these f’ing meds
Maybe I need to watch my diet, but seems downhill now
Can’t you work out with free weights? Do the Squat, benchpress and deadlift?
Also take 1h walk everyday?
I was trying those, but I just had no motivation
Swimming is great for me, but the free personal trainer session I had they told me swimming wasn’t enough!
Used to swim 600m 4x a week and my Apple watch says each time I burn around 300 calories
Can’t be bad?
Do what you enjoy best. But if you want to pack on some muscle then I recommend free weight training! There’s a bunch of recourses online.
pack on some muscle
I am not worried about building muscle.
My goal is to stay lean and prevent health problems associated with weight
Guess I am 34 now. Think you naturally weigh more when you’re older.
When I was 25 I was only 55kg!
Tell me about it, im 84kg and was 74kg before schizophrenia, and then was 78kg for a good few years after that. Only since my second relapse did i go up to 84kg. Also
@Joker , bear in mind that could just be water weight, usually adds 3kg to me.
one trick used to be, drink a whole bunch water before
you eat a meal, and put the meal on a small plate.
but maybe it’s not all about eating, but sitting.
Good luck with your diet. Even for people that don’t take meds it’s hard to stay on their weight.
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