Workout Tips from a TransMan

Posted: April 17, 2013 in All Things Trans

The Evolution of Man

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Feel self conscious working out in public places? Short on cash? You do not need an expensive gym membership to get into great shape. After my top surgery I decided I wanted to bulk up a bit, and I haven’t set foot in a gym. I have a couple of free weights, but mostly I just use the weight of my own body. Pushups, sit-ups, pull-ups, etc. 

Step one: Set achievable goals for yourself. Do not try to do 50 push-ups on day 1 and get frustrated when you fall short. Start small and gradually work your way up. 

Step two: Something is better than nothing. I almost never set aside a specific long workout time. I am busy and frankly I get bored doing nothing but working out for extended amounts of time. Instead I do mini-workouts throughout the day. It is better to do a dozen 5 minute workouts…

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