New workout regime

So after a long time of trying to stick to a plan of running a few times a week and failing, which was an attempt to lose some body fat that ive accumulated over the last couple years. I have decided to change it up a bit. Im going to start using weights like dumbbells and my own body weight to try to pack on some muscle instead. I dont know much about it but have heard that its easier to gain muscle when your already a little overweight. Which i am. Instead of aiming for the skinny crack head look that ive always admired, im going to aim for a more toned feeling. And hey, who ever said some muscles werent handy? But anyway, obviously this is all mostly an attempt to improve my mental wellbeing. Physical health is a part of that. Thanks for listening if you got this far. And let me know of any tips if you have some!

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I completed my first workout earlier today and feel heaps better mood wise.

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Yeah it’s a good investment and using body weight exercises it’s a cheap one too. I started with some simple barbels and moved up to a bench and some more free weights. I am saving to get a decent functional trainer but they are a couple of grand so it’ll take a while. Still. You’ll be suprised how you can tone up and get strong pretty quickly if you keep it regular.

Good for you. Hope you stick with it and good luck!

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I do pump twice a week at home to a video.

Best wishes for us.:pray:t4:

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@rogueone by trainer do you mean a personal trainer? I just did a supposed full body workout with just dubbells and my own weight this morning. I dont have a bench press or anything. Wont lie, one would be pretty cool and useful.

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Talking about equipment. It’s a combination of cables and free weights. There’s different setups but it’s a more complicated machine for different exercises. You are able to do more specific exercises so that is a new goal of mine.

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Good luck with your workouts :crossed_fingers:

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