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Bootcamp - the final report!

Sunday, January 31, 2010

The Spark Your Body Bootcamp wrapped up yesterday and I feel proud that I managed to stick with it. I have never exercised so much -or so consistently- ever before.
My most valuable Bootcamp accomplishment is the realization that YES, I really can be ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE! You know, the ones who exercise all the time, and have great endurance and they actually have a smile on their face when they're exercising!

During the first week of the 28 day program, I felt like the thirty minutes of cardio five days a week might just kill me. The first twenty minutes were alright, but I had to slow down quite a bit during the last ten. By the second week I felt like it was entirely doable, and by the third week I was able to keep going at full pace right up until it was time to cool down. I even added an extra ten minutes to my workout a couple of times!

Here is my overall progress report for Bootcamp:
Weight lost: 6 pounds
Inches lost: 1 from my waist, 1 from my hips, 1 from my chest, 1 from my thigh, 0.5 from my calf and 2 from the area just above my waist.
Size: I am now wearing Size 12 jeans instead of the Size 14's that I started off with!
My "jiggle factor" has reduced significantly. My arms and thighs are much more toned than they were at the beginning of the month. I wish there was some way to measure this!

Stay tuned for my after photos. I'm waiting until there's no one around so I don't have to explain why I am taking pictures of myself in my bathing suit!

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  • no profile photo IRISH_AGUIRRE
    3451 days ago
    Congratulations on your weight loss - fantastic job, Hilary!
    I'm so pleased for you. You must be so proud of yourself. I can't wait to see your 'after' photos.
    3453 days ago
  • NOMI_822
    Congrats, WooHoo! Six pounds is Awesome!! The bootcamp sessions are wonderful. I have done several of the Bootcamps and they are great. Can't wait to see your pictures. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3453 days ago
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