I just finished week 5 on Monday, Jan. 13th! Woo!
I am PMS'ing right now (TMI, sorry), but I think that's why I didn't see as much of a difference on the scale this week along with my inches lost. Do any of you women experience this before your ms? I still lost .5 lbs. and 1 inch. and that is progress. So I'm going to just be happy that I made some progress and hope that I'm just experiencing some pms symptoms. I'm retaining a LOT of water right now and I am bloated. So I'm drinking more water than usual to help with that! Here is my day 1 pic (left) compared to my finished week 5 pic (right). It's amazing how much change there has been so far. Especially my side shot. I really had a beer belly! I'm so glad that I have the pictures to remind me of my progress!
I definitely feel different...I feel like I'm shrinking inward, and I KNOW that I'm losing a lot of fat and gaining muscle. I can definitely see it in my arms when I flex and my thighs are shrinking (hallelujah!). I am pushing myself more and more at each gym session and it feels awesome. I feel stronger and stronger every day and I'm having a ton of fun... I really look forward to my time there. I haven't missed a workout and I plan on holding that streak for the full 12 weeks, AT LEAST! I'm really excited because I have never gone this far/long with ANY workout plan and I am really seeing this as a lifetime change. I don't want to ever go back!
wow awesome progress so far! I especially notice the difference in you from the before pic to the current pic. Your face is lighting up. I can't wait to see how you look when you reach the end!
Wow!!! You are kicking butt!!!!! Such awesome results so far. You must be on cloud 9. Its only week 5. Great job!
Truly impressive results. I know your final pictures are going to be amazing. Way to put yourself out there and motivate others.
Awesome job! Wow if that isn't motivatin to stick with it, I don't know what is! Thank you for sharing!
This is SO awesome!! That side shot and that bicep!! You must be hitting 10s and it is so good to hear about how you enjoy going to the gym.
I experience the same thing around that time of the month. I bloat like crazy but it goes down more if I don't drink carbonated beverages. Once its over I feel like I shrink and the progress is suddenly super obvious, I love that feeling lol.
Thanks so much everyone! I definitely was bloated when I took the right photo. I am feeling much better now and the scale is moving again. I am hitting 10's! and I'm lifting heavy. I don't always hit 12 reps on that last set for each exercise that I'm doing, but I am going as hard as I possibly can and I'm still pushing myself more and more at each session. I think that's what makes such a rapid transformation in this program. When I start to get comfortable, I mix it up with a different routine. I'm looking forward to taking my 6 week photos in a few days! I'm really starting to see results!
Great Job!! You can really see the changes and I really do love your positive attitude! It really helps to read your inputs to stay motivated! :) Keep it up!! :)
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