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Students' weight loss topic!

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LollipopViolet Sun 28-Sep-08 15:22:41

Others are welcome of course, but a lot of us over on the students board are joining gyms etc so here's a place we can discuss how we're getting on, and for others to offer motivation.

Me, I'm 18 and goodness knows what I weigh but I've got a big tummy and want to lose it. At the minute I plan to go to the uni gym twice, maybe 3 times a week depending on lectures. Got my induction on Thursday, and then will go on Friday afternoon I think.

JDBfangirl Sun 28-Sep-08 16:18:55

Good luck with the induction. I'm gearing up for my first session next week. MP3 player at the ready!

FairLadyRantALot Mon 29-Sep-08 13:01:54

I am doing Slimming World right now, and have lost 17 Ibs since May and will start in the Uni-GYm, tomorrow...wohoo..
will only be able to go when my dh is, could be as little as once a week to as much as 4 times a week...
but every little helps, eh

LollipopViolet Mon 29-Sep-08 19:28:26

Bah, got to change my induction day. My oh so thoughtful lecturer decided our production crew needs a 9am start on Thursday so I'll miss it if I don't change it

FairLadyRantALot Mon 29-Sep-08 21:37:53

oh dear...not a good start....but hohum, eh

JDBfangirl Tue 30-Sep-08 17:17:06

I went yesterday, luckily gym was near empty. Did about 40 mins in total (so maybe burnt of the marsbar I had on break blush

Got rather saddle sore least night although I can now sit down without wincing grin

I'm a bit of a mid to late 90's indie kid and it's amazing what songs in that genre are good for working out to..who'd have thought Morrissey?!?

FairLadyRantALot Wed 01-Oct-08 16:17:50

lol JDB...I was expecting to be sore, because I haven't worked out on machines for a long time,but not sore....
probably thanks to Nell McAndrews workouts....all that squatting and all teh pain I had to go through because of it must have been worth it, lol....

Gonna go tomorrow afternoon to the Gym, after lessons and before doing my research for my Essay....grin

I really should get myself something like an Ipod, I suppose....but well, I don't tend to take much notice to the music, I tend to sort of let my thoughts go round and stuff...

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