10 tips for an introvert at the gym

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PowerlifterI love working out. However, being introverted and going to the gym creates its own set of challenges.

I originally signed up for a gym membership more than a year and a half ago. I knew I needed to get into shape but I also knew I didn’t have the discipline to do so at home. I started going twice a week, then three times a week. It was so intimidating to walk into the gym where everyone looked like they knew what they were doing. I did cardio for a few months, switched to the machines for a while, then to light weights. After cycling through these exercises for a year, I wasn’t experiencing the changes I was hoping for. I talked with one of my friends and mentioned I wanted to get stronger. He suggested using high weight and very low repetitions. This worked for me and its what I still…

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