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Got Muscles?

Sunday, February 06, 2011



I am growing some muscles! WooHoo! I have been noticing my biceps & shoulders a lot the past week or so. When I just accidentally touch them, I'm shocked at what I feel. And, when I look in the mirror, I love what I see! Muscles!

Not only are my arms getting stronger, I noticed yesterday the beginning of some definition on my stomach... my abs! I did take some photos, but am not yet comfortable showing myself in a sports bra. I've always been pretty modest! Anyway, I can see these two shadows where there are indents on either side of my stomach. Amazing!!!

I joined the "Strength Training Challenges" team a few weeks ago and have been concentrating more on strength training: especially pushups, planks, and working on being able to do a pullup/chinup. It's paying off!!!

If you are working on building muscles, I encourage you to take some photographs TODAY so you can see the difference LATER! Have fun!!!


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SLEEPYDEAN 2/10/2011 2:08PM

    Very cool! I am obsessed with my arms lately too - you can see all these muscles popping up and I don't feel like I really "earned" them. haha I wish my other body parts were that easy.

I was shocked when I saw on your page that you are 40. I seriously thought you were in your 20's - you look great!

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ROBYN168 2/8/2011 6:10PM

    Whoo HOo!!!!!

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DORIS32 2/7/2011 2:10PM

    way to go! I'm doing strenght training too. It's great to see the changes! My goal is to do a pull-up or chin-up! lol

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PINKBEANBOO 2/7/2011 9:54AM

    Looks like you've got a tennis ball in there! emoticon

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ANNE7X7 2/7/2011 8:29AM

    ST may not always be fun (but then again, neither is running, cycling, swimming, etc), but it sure does pay off! Your arms look so toned! Keep it up!!!

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LUV4CHOCOLATE 2/6/2011 5:30PM

    Wow - great. I am also focusing on building muscle this year. I'll check out that team. I'm still trying to figure out the best plan that works for me. Thanks!

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LIGHTNINGRUNNER 2/6/2011 5:22PM

    You go girl

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SEABREEZE64 2/6/2011 4:23PM

    Who would have thought - that before joining Spark you would be posting photos of muscles. AWESOME!!!

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RHONDALYN10 2/6/2011 2:25PM

    Way to go! I am a huge fan of ST! It is such an incredible feeling to see your body defining like no other! Keep up the great work!

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STAROFD00M 2/6/2011 11:26AM

    WHOO HOO for muscles!! Awesome job!!!
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