Woohoo another 2lb down from last week. Not really moving as fast as I would like but I know it is better to loss slowly as the weight is then more likely to stay off that way.
I have managed to stick to the healthy eating apart from a couple of little slip ups and have trained four times.
My biggest love is weight training which is a fantastic aid to weight loss. Many women fear that using weights will leave then big and bulky. This is not the case, in fact they a great addition to your weight loss program.
Here are some of the benefits:
- After a weight training session your body continues to burn calories at a higher rate as building muscle increases your metabolism long term.
- You will tone up without bulking up. Women simply doing have the ability to gain size like men do.
- You will create a stronger more functional body that will help you with everyday tasks such as carry the shopping and lifting the children.
- Increases your bone density which will help to ward offosteoporosis in years to come.
- Prevents injuries such a back pain which I know is a big problem with women of childbearing age.
- Lastly is makes you toned, leaner and fitter which ultimately makes for a healthier and happier you.
So next time you walk past the weight section thinking it is just for men stop and give it a try.
Body Fat 25
Lose another 2lb
Try a yoga class to help with my posture
Find a LBD as my incentive to keep trying
14 thoughts on “A New Me For Christmas:Week Three”
Well done! I really need to give myself a kick up the backside and get moving too!! 🙂 xx
I’ve really struggled since my last little one but I’m getting there slowly!! Xxx
Me too! I’ve made so little effort to do anything about it too. She’s just turned one now, so I really need to get going. Well done you! Xx
Thank you, sometimes it just takes something to click and you get back on it again. Mine was my ‘fat’ jeans getting tight!! Xx
Wow great job!
Thank you very much 🙂
I can’t say I’ve ever tried weights, I do like yoga though. 🙂
Might try weights, I could do with extra strength in my upper arms – I’m such a weakling!
Well done. #FitnessTuesday
It’s really worth a go, I’m sure you will find it has lots of benefits.
I’ve only done yoga in pregnancy so would really love to try it out again x
Well done I think 2lbs is a fab loss you should be proud of yourselves I’m excited to see where everyone will be at Christmas 🙂 #weighloseorstay
Thank you, it will be fantastic to see if everyone gets to their goals at Christmas!! X
Great to hear you are sticking to your plan and have managed to lose more weight. I can only agree that losing slower but steadily will take you to where you want to be. Losing fast is usually gaining it back fast too. I have never been a fan of weights and weight lifting, but liked reading all the positives about why it’s good to go for it, and who knows, maybe even I will start! Thanks for linking again #FitnessTuesday @Fitness4Mamas
Everybody ha atheist favourite form of exercise and weight training I’d defiantly mine. Try and fit in a couple of sessions a week and see if it like the changes it brings xx
Well done 🙂 I’m aiming to be at my perfect weight by the end of the year. I already have back hip and leg issues but think I’m going to try my weights again now you’ve inspired me! I need to strengthen my back.
Stevie x #weighloseorstay
So pleased that my post inspired you! I know weight trainings not for everyone but it really is worth it isn’t it.
Good luck with everything and I look forward to seeing your updates xx