Some people start when they’re 8 years old, some people start in college, some people never lift at all. But when did you start?
I started when I was going into 7th grade. We had 2 weight rooms by our school and we could lift 3 times a week for free if you made the basketball team, which I did.
But, I didn’t take it seriously and I wasn’t really interested in lifting at the time, so I didn’t get much out of it. Looking back on it, we did really good workouts that I could’ve benefited from if I tried a little harder
I started lifting in my basement (I have some equipment and weights) at the beginning of this past summer and I’ve gotten more interested in it and I’ve been taking it seriously, so I’ve benefited from it a lot.
I find it fun and relaxing to go in the basement, lift, and turn on the TV and watch the NBA playoffs.
Funny thing is I was lifting all 7 days of the week and I learned that that’s not how to do it the hard way😂. My arm started to hurt and I realized I should only lift every other day.
On days when I don’t lift, I can run on the treadmill or use the peloton.
So when did you guys start, do you still lift, and how often?