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The One Where I Saw Changes {Week 3}

Somehow, we have finished three weeks of bootcamp already. Week three was a busy one in general, Monday and Wednesday’s bootcamps were awesome and then I missed Saturday because of a market I was at. 

My eating was on point and I’ve been logging my food every single day. The calorie adjustment when I workout is so confusing to me. I don’t want to eat all the extra calories I earn, but I know I do need to eat a little more. 

 

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The biggest victory in week three was when I glanced at myself in the mirror Sunday morning and I noticed that I am absolutely losing weight. Yes, my clothes fit a little different now and I feel a little stronger each day. But there is just something about that day that you finally notice it, and it made my day.

 

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Even thought this is a wrap-up of Week 3 of bootcamp, I have to jump ahead a day to share a transformation picture. At the gym last night (first night of week 4), I snapped a picture after weighing myself as I normally do. (Spoiler alert, as of this picture I’m down 9 pounds but more on that next week!) I like to have progress pictures for myself but I realized when I was looking at this, what a difference there is in three weeks time. Especially in my tummy and face. I cannot wait to see what nine more weeks of hard work does. 

 

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Yes, it’s hard to run up and down stairs, to do crunches, to run on the treadmill at an incline of 10 with it off, to do mountain climbers, and the always-evil push-ups. But seeing the proof that it is working in the mirror is one heck of a motivator to keep going and pushing myself a little farther each day. 

 

Challenge Week 3

Start of week Weigh-In – 184.5  (6.5 pounds lost)

 

Activity:

Monday – 20 minute walk on treadmill, bootcamp  (full body), plank

Tuesday – plank

Wednesday – 16 minute walk on treadmill, bootcamp (upper body), 10 minute cool down on treadmill, plank

Thursday – OFF 

Friday – 14 minute run on treadmill, upper body circuit (chest press, triceps extension, biceps curl, 10 minute walk on treadmill, sauna, plank

Saturday – OFF (market)

Sunday – 14 minute run on tradmill, leg circuit (leg press, quads, hamstrings), ran up and down gym stairs 10 times each, wall site, plank

 

Food:  

Tracked my food every day this week and stayed within my calories all except two. Still eating several small meals a day and snacking healthy. Dinner remains the best as far as protein and veggies. Treated myself to a Smoothie King meal replacement twice this week for lunch. I love the fiber enhancer to help keep me full.

 

 

12 Week Challenge Goal – 171

End of 2017 Goal – 145

 

 

Do you like being pushed outside of your comfort zone while working out?

 

1 Comment

  1. Seeing a change makes us keep up the work

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