BLOG: Mohr struggles first week in gym

Sandusky Register Staff
Jan 11, 2011


This week was my first week of dieting and working out. So far, so good, I think.


My first day at the gym could have been a little better. I was unprepared, you could say. I didn't bring a water bottle and left all my post-workout things at home.

We did legs that day, and it was hard. I thought I knew what I was doing since we did some of  the same things we did in high school. Wrong. My form was all off and that makes a big difference.

After each set, we would do a drill that would get my heart rate going again. Throwing around a 10-pounds medicine ball sounds easy, but trust me it's not.

Things were going good until I felt like I was gonna vomit. I tried to push though, but I could not and, unfortunately, Trevor Tieche (one of my trainers) had to stop the workout.


I was really surprised that everybody was really supportive at Body N Balance after my first day; it was nice to hear because I was disappointed about my first day.

After the workout, I could not feel my legs; they were Jello, but I knew it was working. The second day was much better. I had everything ready the night before because of an early morning meeting at work.

Saturday, we did arms and core, and I worked with Derek, another trainer at the gym. I did a lot better that day than the first. I was prepared and focused.


My family is really supportive at home and that is helping me get though my first couple of weeks. Even though they don't have to diet, they are not buying any junk food. The only bad thing is that I am not seeing any results, but I know I shouldn't worry about that because I need to stay focus and, hopefully, it will get better.

Jacob Mohr



Ed Gembka

Jacob, thanks for sharing your experience.  I wish you a lot of luck.  I hope to hear more about your efforts and your feeling about what works and what doesn't.  Really difficult finding a diet which delivers results over a short period of time. 


 Great to here this Jake! If anyone deserves this, it's you! You are a great guy, and friend. Keep working hard and it will pay off buddy. You always had that desire to work hard no matter what! This goes back to basketball and football, and track in Jr. High, and baseball when we were younger. Keep up the good work and continue to strive for excellence!!! I know your family is proud of you, and so are all of your friends!!!!! Rock n' Roll Buddy!!!

Chris S.


Keep up the good work Jake!  You are putting in the effort that so many of us don't!  You will be so happy once you get into the groove of things!  Keep on truckin!!