69 – 10 week recap…

14 08 2010

Well – let us see…

It has been 10 weeks (almost) and I redid most of my baseline workout tests, weighed myself, took pictures and measurements. So – you’re probably curious, as I was, how I’ve been doing… Well, here are my updated stats…

  June 6, 2010 July 8, 2010 Aug 14, 2010 Difference
Weight 167 lbs. 156 lbs. 152 lbs. -15 lbs
BMI (body mass index) 24.7 23 22.4 -2.3
Waist (at bellybutton) 33” 31” 28.75” -4.25”
Hips (at ASIS) 37.5” 35” 33.75” -3.75”
Thigh 26.5” 24.5” 24” -2.5”
Bicep 12.5” 12” 12” -0.5”
Bust (at nipple line) 39” 36” 36” -3”
Bra line 33” 31” 31” -2”
Hips/Thighs with feet together at widest point 44” 40.5” 40.25” -3.75”
Max. push-ups 8 16 20 +12
Max. pull-ups (w/ green resistance band) 4 10 16 +12
1 Mile run 9:30 8:27 -1:03
Baseline test (40 squats, 30 sit-ups, 20 push-ups, 10 pull-ups) for time 6:14 3:27 -2:47

 

Although I have slowed down in the weight loss department, which I am sure is partly because I have been so bad at cheating… I have still been improving with leaps and bounds in the strength department. I was amazed to see how I improved at my baseline test, and was super super pleased with my mile time. I was amazed that I was able to take over a minute off my time, with only having run twice in the last two months. I LOVE Crossfit! It does amazing things for your body! But I think what amazed me the most, was that even though I only lost an additional 4 pounds in the last month, I lost another 2″ on my waist. Again – I LOVE Crossfit!

I think next month I am actually going to post pictures. I am going to try to be really good at my nutrition and stay on top of it, and I am starting a 100 day challenge. I am creating a list of some exercises (like squats, pull-ups, push-ups, lunges, etc…), and I am going to do 100 reps of a different exercise every day, and rotate through them. We’ll see how I do. Going to be interesting for sure.

So – that is how it is going. I think tomorrow I’ll write more about all the emotional stuff and such that has been going on. Here’s to more success!

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