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1st gym visit for years

ohhh oh....ohhh errr feel good but wtf is the cross trainer all about. it's like running in mid air ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ I laughed...i cried and now I ache but signed up!!

did some stuff to work on my moobs...zomg 10 x 3 reps at lowest weight was pressing a steam train....

Any how job done. Guiness and a steak to recover and apparently I'm going again at the weekend.

Nite ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค•๐Ÿค•๐Ÿค•๐Ÿค•

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๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚. Good piece of kit.

Rowing machine also for calorie burning.๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Enjoy.๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

Try the centre handles to begin with see suggestions below.๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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Haha ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ this made me laugh. The gym is a great complement to running.

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After workout steak is good - Guinness not so good. However it is true that we are all dead for a very long time - let me know when you work out what to do??

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1st visit was just to see if I would bottle it Bazza so my plan now is go back and do an induction course and explain my goals to them. apparently they will put a torture ๐Ÿ˜‚ plan together.

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Just what you need.You will love it.These people know there stuff and will give you a lovely introduction and understand your goals and advise you one on one.Brillant.๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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cheers Tbae ๐Ÿ˜Š

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I started going to the gym after I broke my foot and couldn't run for almost 6 months - it has taken me a long time to get used to it but I feel like I have built up some upper body muscles ( at age 71) but i suspect that now I am back running ( on the treadmill) , I may be held just a little bit in awe by the body builders there (who can't run!!! ) :) It's all fun!

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I'm with you Windoze, I don't get the cross trainer at all. I have only ever managed to move it in reverse, I have zero co-ordination!!! I avoid wherever possible and stick to equipment I actually enjoy!

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Reverse and forward both good.

Do not know if you use the handles and your arms,๐Ÿค” initially do not. Just grip the other centre handles and work your legs only.

Like everything canโ€™t run until you can walk.Try and setting not too low maybe 2 or 3 if you are comfortable.I just helps a little with maybe balance insecurity having a little more to oust against.

Start with small enjoyable sessions, 5mins.I know people at our gym max setting for one hour.๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Also know ex London championship runner, setting 6, at least 30 - 60 mins everyday in addition to 30 mins on rowing and spinner.

Yes minimum one hour - two hours everyday. Only thing that keeps him going.

Good luck with your gym and all the kit. Start slow and short times and you will enjoy it all.๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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hehe yeah it is a little weird first time out

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