Fit check 1/31

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Hi all!!! I know I am a day late in posting this…sorry about that. My computer crashed on me so I could not do what I needed to do. I had to reformat, then get all the updates, then put all my files back on it…ugh. Oh well.

 

So here it is my weekly check in. Not too much change still. I am trying to go back to what I was doing before but it is difficult. I don’t make excuses because in the end it comes back to me. I will do it. Just got to keep plodding along.

 

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Fit Challenge Week 7

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Here is to week 7!! I have stayed pretty much at the same weight as last week but the difference is I have started light strength training to couple with my Gazelle. When I was younger (geez that sounds like I am ancient), I used to do light weight lifting. Not only that but I used to help my dad in his tire shop to¬†move tires, clean out the bays, and help load his truck…anything that my brother was not able to do¬†I helped with. When I look back at my younger self I realize the one big thing that changed in my life was I no longer did as much strength training as I did when I was younger. I used lift dumbbells when I was not lifting tires :). It was a huge thing and I never realized how much. So in changing my lifestyle choices that include my eating and exercising, I am going to add some light strength training to my routine. I know adding this kind of exercise probably will not allow me to lose weight as quickly (muscle weighs more then fat) but I believe this is a better route to go especially as I¬†am getting older. I¬†need that extra protection in muscle mass to prevent major issues.

So here I am now. I am not excited about my weight but you know what I am not going to focus strictly on my number although it is important and I am going to lose the weight I want. I am going to focus instead on building my strength, endurance, and well being. Because my health is more important and the changes I make now will show the end results I want.

Fit Challenge week 7:

Height: 5′ 7″

Age: 38

Weight : 178.2

My bust: 38 in

My waist: 32 in

My Hips: 37 in

Monthly Weight Check 7/28

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Ok I¬†am not too happy about my weight at the moment. I have been doing what I need to but did not reach my goal. Realistically, I know I did improve because as I said in my last post I lost an inch off of my backside. But as far as reaching that magic number for this month, I did not quite make it. I’m not going to beat myself up about it but it is a little annoying when you know you are working out and you are eating right and there is not enough change. I know that it is so easy to get discouraged when you don’t see what you want to see, but I am not going to do that. I see the difference in my shape and the way my clothes fit. I feel the difference when I am out hiking with my family. I know the difference every day that I wake up, I feel so much more energy. So whereas my number has not reached my goal, my body is changing and I know those numbers will change.

 

My next monthly goal August 25, 2016¬†–¬†173 pounds¬†¬†¬† ¬†current weight: 178.8