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Friday, July 8, 2011

My Weight Training Program

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I'm undergoing a Weight Training Program for my PE. My goal is fitness since my Body Mass Index tells me that I'm underweight. I'm only 41 kilos and that isn't cool. I'm on the edge of looking like an anorexic damsel in distress, and for me it's absolutely unhealthy. I don't have enough strength to do some heavy chores anymore. I easily get tired when I have only done a few things. I guess my endurance has started to deteriorate when I reached second year college. That was the time when I became so thin that every acquaintance I happened to pass by gave me the she's-disgustingly-thin look.

Now, let me share you the exercises I'm doing for each session I have. I do it twice a week at our school's Human Kinetics Center, but I can also do it at home minus the equipments. How could that be possible, eh? This is how my resourcefulness will be tested. Anyway, what I need are dumbells (for squat/curl ups with dumbbells), weight bench, rowing exercise machine (for rowing) and a multi-gym fitness station (for chest press). I need four main exercises and a number of alternative ones to work my abdomen, legs, back and chest muscle groups. I've chosen 1-2 sets with 10-15 reps only, since my aim is for health and muscular endurance.

Squatting with dumbbells is for the legs, Curl ups with dumbbells is for the abdomen, Rowing is for the back, and Chest press is obviously for the chest. Honestly, I think I've made a mistake on choosing this program. I think it doesn't fit me because I feel like fainting every after session. Is it just me or it's really a normal body reaction? I have to consult with our professor. Maybe I need to tweak my sets and reps a little. Actually I don't have a knack on this kind of thing, but I badly want to be fit and healthy. I do hope I get better soon, because I don't want to be a lame girl for the rest of my life.

14 comments:

Zahara said...

41 lbs? are you sure? not kilos? you're light as a feather. hehe

good luck on your weight gain!

Red Reidinghood said...

I've got to go to the gym again. I'm only donating my money to them now ;)
Thank you for your lovely comment, dear!

Loves,
Rowan

www.redreidinghood.blogspot.com

Francesca said...

P.E was my favourite subject! great post! xx opinionslave

La Mode En Rose said...

oh i hope that you fin the right fit for you! Healh after all girl!
A great body is nothing without the energy to rock it!

kisses from La Mode En Rose = )

Chelsea Elizabeth. said...

I am glad that you are doing something to help yourself. That is great. I'm very proud of you, you are a great example for girls. :)
<3Chelsea Elizabeth
http://www.organizedxxmess.blogspot.com

Mikimoto Angel said...

@Ms. Z: Darn. Haha ERRATUM! Thanks for enlightening me. Hahaha!

Thanks for your comments Rowan, Francesca, La Mode and Chelsea. :-)

Sunny & Star said...

I definitely need to start working out again. I am just finding it so hard to get back into my workout routine.

P.S. We are having a giveaway on our blog. I hope you will jump over and enter.

http://sunnydaystarrynight.blogspot.com

Mikimoto Angel said...

Sure, I'll drop by for the giveaway. Thanks for the info. :-)

ice2kill said...

Oh wow, you're very thin. I envy you.hehe Me im freakin' 60 kilos.haha But my BMI is right for my height and age. I hope I also find them working out, i'm kinda sick of my fat body.tsk3

Mikimoto Angel said...

Good luck to us, Ms. Ice! Haha BTW, I'm interested in your Modisch sale. :-D

Fashion Addict said...

Oh I hope you get better too and I just wanted to say that I'm proud of you for trying hard to get back into shape and want to stop from being too skinny. Really an inspiration!

Btw, I'm hosting a giveaway on my blog and I would love it if you entered!

Mikimoto Angel said...

Thanks for the sweet words Ms. Fashion Addict. It made me smile. :-) Thanks for dropping by!

ice2kill said...

really??? Go! shop na!hehehehe

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