I've been lurking for weeks, and have learned so much. So I thought I'd officially join the party
Anywho, I have a question. I joined a gym about 6 weeks ago. 3 weeks ago I had an appt with a trainer to set up my machine and lifting plan. I was put on the remedial plan because it had been so long since I had lifted. Anywho, I was started out at 1 set of 12 on all the machines (varying weights). At the next appt she asked if I had gotten sore. I told her no, but it may have been because I was apprehensive about what she was going to make me do and I didn't work out my hardest. So, she said that if after that appt I still wasn't sore, to increase to 2 sets of 12, and after that if I still wasn't sore, to increase the weight on each machine.
I wasn't sore after that workout, and I wasn't sore after changing to 2 sets of 12. Tuesday, I upped all the weight by 5lbs (it's the next increment on all the machines except the shoulders which is 2.5lbs), and I went back to 1 set of 12. The ONLY muscle that was sore, were my shoulders, and it was minimal.
My question is...what do I do now? Do I increase the weight again by 5, and stay at 1 set of 12 or do I keep the weight the same and increase to 2 sets of 12.
Thanks in advance girlies!