Just joined, feeling a little lame...anyone else feel this way?

  • Not because I joined, but because I sucked at every single workout. I do workout on my own, but I guess my pace is a lot slower than a standard class. Anyone else feel that way?

    anarchyfaith   by: anarchyfaith
  • 0 votes
    Anthony  7 months ago by: Anthony

    @anarchyfaith This is 100% normal at the beginning. If you were great at each workout at the beginning then that would mean we aren't doing our job -- these workouts are designed to make you do movements that your body is not used to. So yes, it will be tough at first. The most important part is not to let that discourage you and stick with it.

  • 0 votes
    doribork  7 months ago by: doribork

    Trust me, most of us probably feel the same way. I have trouble finishing the workouts and keeping up. The most important thing to do is to keep it up. Everyday you will notice yourself getting a little stronger. Any thing you are able to do is better than doing nothing. It's like learning anything new. Cut yourself some slack and be proud of yourself for working on making you the best you! By the end of 90 days you are going to feel like a pro.

  • 0 votes
    shaeon  6 months ago by: shaeon

    Keep it up anarchyfaith! I felt a little put out that I was started off with True Beginner - I'm not in great shape but I had done a lot of exercise over the past year on my own. Soon after starting, I changed my tune. It was challenging and depending on the exercise, I often have to go somewhat slower than the instructor. But my balance and stability are MUCH better after just a few weeks. I can feel added strength already, especially in my legs. It made me realize that the exercise I was doing on my own just wasn't enough, and I really did need a guided program. So don't get discouraged! It's not about being perfect!

  • 0 votes
    QueenB87  7 months ago by: QueenB87

    I really enjoy the beginner program because you do get to see a variety of people in all stages of their fitness levels. Maybe try starting a little lower? Either way totally normal, I am on beginner stage and feel it everyday but that's the point! Don't be discouraged we all have to start somewhere.

  • 0 votes
    anjag  7 months ago by: anjag

    DOn't feel lame!!! It will take time to get used to things... and we all feel funky when we are first starting. But you can do it. Just stick with it, at your pace! You will get stronger and more confident at it!

  • 0 votes
    JoeyP  6 months ago by: JoeyP

    Never feel lame .... It would be lame not to attempt the class
    So you don't finish a set or you can't finish a class
    as long as you are sweating and breathing hard you are doing what you need to

  • 0 votes
    brandiep1982  4 months ago by: brandiep1982

    LOL I'm right there with you! But you know? That makes it fun! Bc that leaves plenty of room to see improvement! I keep a log so that a couple months from now I can look back and remember how much I was struggling and how much I have improved! For me, that is so much more rewarding than a scale or a measuring tape!! :)

  • 0 votes
    nalgasfirmes  about 1 month ago by: nalgasfirmes

    lol, dont give up!! I feel like that too, I been running and working out on my on but still lose my breath every work during the first 20 minutes... WE WILL GET BETTER PERSISTENCE!!!

Subscribers (15)

  • Anthony
  • anjag
  • willywalter
  • absers
  • MaudG
  • doribork
  • jnoire
  • JoeyP
  • QueenB87
  • peaches15390
  • anarchyfaith
  • Jenisiss
  • shaeon
  • brandiep1982
  • nalgasfirmes


DISCLAIMER: This Daily Burn Community is a user forum for discussion purposes only and is not a medical resource. Any content or advice contained herein, should not be substituted for that of your medical professional or for any treatment that may have been prescribed by your doctor. If you suspect that you have a medical problem, we urge you to seek competent medical help.