Week One of Calisthenics Overview
The idea I had for this week was to transition go from the couch to starting to move our bodies. Our first workout consisted of doing a Basic workout for Jefit. It was an interval style training that we will have listed in our workout section.
Bring On The Pain Of The Average Guy
That workout really exposed how out of shape I was, my muscles were in shock just a few activities into the workout. I could feel my arms trembling while doing push ups and my legs turning into wet noodles once the leg workouts started. It was very humbling for me to grasp how out of shape I am. But it is to be expected since I stopped going to the gym regularly about 5 years ago. What I find really motivating is that Jeremy has really bought in and asserted himself in the idea of getting fit. I gives me the motivation to keep pushing not only him but myself to get healthier. The most challenging thing for me to workout was not having someone that I felt like I had to be there for. When I’ve had a workout partner or just someone who is going to be expecting me to meet them at the gym keeps me on track and detaches me from the couch.
Average Guy Fitness Pro Tip
I strongly recommend finding a workout buddy or finding a community online or locally that can provide this support. There are are several apps that can be synced up to health monitors that have their own communities as well. I currently use a Jawbone UP24 to monitor the steps I am taking each day along with my sleep patterns.