Looking to lose weight and get back into shape after a pretty tough lockdown and strain on my family. Finally looking forward to a positive spring. Does anyone have programs or trainers they recommend? Or what works for you, building out this area of your life? Thanks

likehelpful
Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at

Try Orange Theory. A bit pricey but involves group workouts. In and out in under an hour.

likesmart

Yeah I was in the same situation, but got started last July. I’d suggest either joining a gym and working out with a trainer there, or building a simple home gym and finding an independent trainer. What worked for me was hitting the gym every third day until I started recovering well enough to go to every other day. Only once a week with the trainer, on my own the others. Also, download the My Fitness Pal app and start tracking calories. Set it to lose 1 or 1.5 pounds a week. Then stay in the calorie guidelines. If you want more you need to earn those calories. Get a EufyLife scale and weight yourself once a week. There’s also a ton of good info on YouTube (get Premium). Once you see some results the positive reinforcement will keep you motivated. Good luck!

like

I'd recommend Stronger U as a start.

like

I cannot recommend boxing enough. We use FightCamp and it’s actually pretty fun to the point it doesn’t even really feel like working out. I have muscles I haven’t seen since my college athletics days now. But the good thing is that boxing grows with you…as you get better you hit harder so the workouts keep getting more challenging. And I prefer early morning workouts…easiest to avoid getting scheduled over. No one schedules 5AM calls. 🤣. Good luck.

like

I would highly recommend trying the “Future” app. It has been life changing for me. You get to pick a personal trainer on their platform who will send you workouts for the week, every Sunday. Your apple watch will track your workouts as you do them and track your heart rate, duration, calories etc and automatically report to your trainer. They will constantly be available to get on a video chat and support you every step of the way.

like

I’d echo this. It took nearly a year to get our home gym equipped with supply chain delays, and then six months spent feeling guilty that we weren’t using it. My spouse and I both started working with trainers on Future last fall, and it has been a real game changer. It helps to know basic movements beforehand, but I’d recommend it to just about anyone.

If you're male, try F3 - it's changed my life and more broadly than just the physical fitness I've gained. F3 is a network of free, peer-led workouts for men. Mostly "bootcamp" style, but always meant to accommodate all fitness levels. Working out with a group provides motivation, accountability and a sense of camaraderie that was missing in my life. There's more than 3,000 F3 workout locations across the US, so I hope there's one near you, search "F3 Nation" to find the website and then click on "Locations".

like

Get a personal trainer. Start there.

helpful

I play golf several days per week. Walking and carry my clubs. Lost 30 or 40 pounds doing that (and my handicap is improving too!). 😎

like

You can be like me and get cancer.

this was me last July- didn’t workout at all during covid since feb 2020 until July 2021. i started jogging/running outside. it took a while at first to build up my endurance and i’d start running a half mile then walking a half, and going for three miles. then after two weeks i was up to 3/4 of a mile running increments, and then a few weeks later i was at 1-1.3 mile stretches with short walks in between. now i aim to get 3-4 runs in per week and in total it takes me about 35 minutes to cover 3 miles (including walking breaks). i definitely feel way healthier now and the runs are a great way to clear my head

I did the same thing...walking, then adding jogs, then running for longer periods. I'm up to about 2.5 miles and run about 80% with short walks in between. It's been a little difficult to get 5 runs in per week during busy season, but I try my best. Another huge thing I did, cut out eating out. I maybe do it once or twice every couple of weeks. Meal prep is key. I feel so much healthier and down significantly in weight.

likehelpful

Good for you! Try Optavia. 5 and 1. Sort of like key but puts your body in fat burn. So changes shape of body vs just losing weight. Eat every 2hrs or so of their bars, shakes, whatever you like. After the first few days you don’t get hungry. No exercise. Wife lost 65lbs in 5-6 months. I lost 12 in 3 weeks and just used it to tone up. Just need a little discipline not to eat carbs and other stuff. The one meal a day you eat is pretty easy to manage and you have a coach when you sign up. Goal is to put your body in fat burn mode.

Make a goal to sweat every day or at least 4 days per week. Doesn't have to be complicated or super time consuming. Read James Clear's Atomic Habits for inspiration and strategies. Start small, build the habits, then work up to more challenging things. Peloton app is a great option - you get a huge catalog of workouts to try at your pace, and a built-in habit tracker. Once you see the dots on your calendar, you will not want to break the streak and you'll begin to crave the workout. Best of luck to you.

Peloton and a whoop

Related Posts

First election since my teen became a registered voter. It's funny to see the different campaign ads we get: candidates send her the "young, hip, trendy" ads and I get the ones about Medicare. Am I really that old?

like

Views on IV infusion therapy? And Gluta push for stress and immune

like

Just got rejected from sort of a dream position, the interview didn't go fantastic and after it I was ambivalent about working there but I can't help but think that they know about my extensive mental health problems and that's why they rejected me because secretly every lawyer knows that I'm an absolute fraud. This might be the definition of mental illness but I can't help but feeling it anytime something bad happens in my career

like

Everyone says we need to find "a cure for cancer" and YES, definitely, but there are so many different types that we need at least 50 separate cures. More complex than people give it credit for. What does everyone here think?

likeuplifting

Does it make a big difference if you rest after each exercise or rest after circuit (bicep, tricep, shoulder)?

like

Going in for my first glucose test tomorrow. Any reccs on flavors and what not to do? Not planning to eat before hand (it’s at 9am). Thanks in advance!

like

How to deal with well-meaning friends and family who look down on meds? I’ve resisted for the longest time after trying natural remedies and I finally gave in to treat my anxiety and depression.

like

Hii everyone!

Can anyone please tell me, is it this much difficult for a fresher to get a job in IQVIA.

I'm getting depression day by day, no hopes no response and no result.

It's really getting harder to find out a job in clinical research field.

like

My spouse and I met at a rave 7 years ago. At the time we were dabbling in various recreational drugs (acid, mushrooms, weed, k, molly, alcohol etc), but over the years we've slowly cut back drug use.

I've always been v connected to the rave scene, and before I ever tried drugs I would attend events sober. These days, w my career and where I'm at in life, I'm back to going sober.

2months ago, he decided to white knuckle sobriety (except alcohol 🙄) and has become v judgemental of ravers contd

like

Any interest in subleasing a 1br /1ba in Brentwood for 2k! Pros include: gym, pool, 2 parking spots, amazing restaurants in walking distance, and a short drive away from Santa Monica and the 405!

like

Cord blood banking? Recommendations based on personal experience please? I am having a tough time choosing one.

like

don't feel like going to the gym today..uggh..how do you all motivate yourself ?

like

Anyone here have any good book recommendations for the quarantine?

like

Join the ROLLEND ALVERTO AMA for any questions on ADHD

Anyone interested in taking a 2 day ice climbing clinic in Ouray Colorado in late March?

EY USA is vaccine a requirement? Another words: is remote work permitted?

like

so turns out BLR office peeps are spreading covid to fellow coworkers… leadership plz send help

likehelpful

Not a confession but how do y’all afford equinox at $200 per month??

like

More Posts

Which is better l & t or coforge to join?

like

Spending a weekend with my fiancé’s family out of town and quite literally my future FIL burps out loud 10x a day with no shame and his mom is a narcissistic monster in law just have no clue how these bizarre ppl created such a lovely person in my fiancé. Don’t need advice, just want to bitch. Can anyone relate??

funnylikehelpful

Do you rely more on outbound outreach/leads or focus on inbound leads?

like

Have to start medication but delaying bcz I’m scared of the side effects 🥹

sales opening in USA

like

I have a small business that I started last Fall. In an effort to just get started I choose a business name that included my name. As I continue to grow I want to rebrand with a more generic, but catchy name. How did you all come up with your business name?

like

I left Accenture a few years ago to get into tech sales, and while it’s going fairly well, am starting to think about going back. I miss the structure and earnings consistency and people, although I love the wlb and high earnings ceiling of SaaS sales. Any boomerangs in here have perspective on this type of situation?

like

How to get job offers from Europe / Australia/ Canada / USA? Presently working in India.

which is the best platform to search?

Pls guide me guys!!!!!!

like
like

How to make the move from enterprise solution consultant to data science domain. My master’s concentration was on data analytics. But got to placed in enterprise solutions somehow

Etna sannata kyu h bhai 😬

What’s the best company to work for? I feel like ever since Allergan was bought out by Abbvie, they took away some good benefits.

like

Hi all,
I'm new to this platform. Thus asking your feedback.

Currently working as a Sr. Financial Analyst and the role offered in the new org is also Sr. Financial Analyst.

I have been asked to share the documentation details for the offer letter and approval for compensation details from relevant approvers.

Total Experience - 9 Y 7 M
Relevant Experience - 7 Y
Current CTC - 15.04LPA + 10% Variable
Expected CTC - 25LPA (Fixed)

Am I asking much?

TIA

like

Worst MNC Accenture, what i will do with your 27% variable, pay and 20% joining bonus when my fixed is low.😂😂😂And your confidence to ask yes or no is awesome 😂

likefunny

Hi Fishes,

I joined Birlasoft a week ago. I'm able to enter On-duty but timelog is very confusing. Please let me know where to enter hours and how much to enter. I'm in bench as of now. Thanks in advance

Post Photo

I got offer letter from Accenture but I did not get unique id to authenticate it. Where can I get it.

like

Hello!

I’m trying to help out on a BHM related data project concerning black female leadership at ad agencies. At the ECD level, please help me complete this list: (cont)

likesmart

How do you find people to do just general manual labor? eg taping a room to then be painted by me. Or prepping a subfloor for me to then install the new stuff?

I feel like I spend too much of my time on non-ROI activities

like

New to Fishbowl?

Download the Fishbowl app to
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the
Fishbowl app

See what’s happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.

A phone with Fishbowl app

Scan your QR code to download
Fishbowl app on your mobile

Download app

Sign up for free to view this conversation on Fishbowl

By continuing you agree to Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Already have an account? Log in

Sign up for free to continue using Fishbowl

By continuing you agree to Terms of Use(New) and Privacy Policy(New)
Messaging rates may apply

Already have an account? Log in

For account settings, visit Fishbowl on Desktop Browser or

General

Legal