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Old 05-28-2009, 08:08 PM   #1
CherryBombJen
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Ventura, CA *currently in Louisiana on family business*
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S/C/G: 21.3%/19.7%/12%

Height: 5'0"

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I've never set out to go down in total pounds of body weight, quite the opposite. However, here's a small breakdown of a few things I'm TOTALLY stoked about.
3 years ago:
Overall Weight: 98 Body Fat%: 23% Cardio Endurance: Moderate

1 year ago:
Overall Weight: 101 Body Fat%: 21.7% Cardio Endurance: Moderate

6 Months ago:
Overall Weight: 102 Body Fat%: 19.7% Cardio Endurance: BAD

NOW
Overall Weight: 104 Body Fat%: 18% Cardio Endurance: Jogging

MY GOAL FOR FALL/NEXT YR
Overall Weight: 110 Body Fat%: 12-15% Cardio Endurance: Running

I know none of this seems too relevant or impressive, but in high school I weighted 98 lbs and STILL had a moderate amount of body fat. Now I've gained at least 6 lbs of muscle, and the more muscle I pack on the more I notice I don't have to fight as hard to get my body fat % down. As a personal trainer I'm SO self conscious in front of clients, because I look more like most of my generally in shape clients than the other trainers.

Yay veggies!
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Old 05-28-2009, 08:37 PM   #2
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Location: Denver, Colorado
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S/C/G: 205 / 193 / 145

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YEAH for you! It really is about being fit and healthy, isn't it. When I was thin I still "felt fat" because I was squishy. This time becoming fit is the ultimate goal. Losing the weight is just part of the journey.
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