In praise of the micro and the nano also beginning weightlifting

Pacific Rim Locandina

Pacific Rim Locandina (Photo credit: Debris2008)

Sorry I have been so quiet but life has been keeping me busy.

Even though I have been busy with studying and work, I have been able to fit in some workouts due to NanoWorkout.  Which has several good ideas about how to incorporate exercise into daily life.  I personally like the ones to do while brushing your teeth and the ones for walking up the stairs.  They are light quick exercises that can be done by almost everyone.

http://nanoworkout.com

The other thing I have decided to do is to start trying weightlifting.  This has been something I have been wanting to do for a while but felt especially pumped up to do after watching Pacific Rim in 3d (watch it).  The music as well as the amazing fight scenes really energized me.  That being said I didn’t really know where to start so I googled and found a very clear guide with a lot of advice from bodybuilding. com.  It offers general tips as well as a detailed 12 week program that offers different workouts for each day of the week in 3 to 4 week blocks.  It also allows for 3 days off a week to do cardio, to relax, or to make up for a lost day.  So far I am 2 days in and I am really sore but in a good way.  After lifting I feel charged and kind of bad ass even though I have only been lifting lighter weights since I am just starting.  I have been using my ipad to help me keep track and to also watch the demo videos.  To help me feel charged I like to listen to the soundtrack for Pacific Rim and Dredd.

http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/womans_lean_sexy_bible.htm

I also feel like mentioning some things I have recently become a fan of.  I loved Pacific Rim, even though I feel like there could have been more female characters.  The other thing is the podcast Welcome to Night Vale.  A pleasant dessert community served with a side of Lovecraft.

Remember to Hydrate

Stilstock

Fit Fat Ballet Day 15

I really do like this workout and feel like my flexibility has improved even though I still wobble.  I dislike the

sballet-swimwimming exercise.  It looks and feels silly.  I occasionally have to squeeze my workouts into work, and that one would be the one I would be most embarrassed to be seen doing.  It calls for 2 minutes of it.  I usually do a minute of it before switching to another ab workout.  I am looking forward to doing different workouts as sustaining one work out is a bit boring after the first two weeks.  I am still working out to Digster’s dance workout mix on Spotify, although I may make my own mix soon.

Also I would just like to say hello and thank you to my new followers.

One thing I have been planning on doing is to test out some healthy recipes.  Hopefully, I’ll be able to share that project with you soon.

If the chance to workout was a snake, you’d be dead.

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