Monday, December 11Royal Holloway's offical student publication, est. 1986

Tag: Bodybuilding


Gym: The First Steps

Never been to the gym, but scared to go? or simply don't have the time? ...Well read on. Perhaps you just want to get into shape, do some cardio to lose that ab-shrouding gut, or maybe you want to start lifting weights; why not all three? As many know, attending your first gym session can be daunting, for a number of reasons. From experience, friends that I've converted from couch-potato to gym-attender, have expressed their worries, the most common being their first session. For example: "I'm scared people will be looking at me, what if I don't know how to use the equipment?" Tip 1: Research If you've never been to the gym, and want to start lifting, for instance; it won't hurt to research before you go. Looking at simple form videos (How to complete the movements) can put you...