Insanity: Week 1

Monday, August 5, 2013


This first week I was very encouraged. Yes, I am pretty sure everybody who starts a workout program, joins a gym or does whatever to better their fitness feels encouraged. But I felt really encouraged. I pushed myself harder, sweated more and stayed more motivated.

I know it's bad to weigh every day, but sometimes I can't resist. In the middle of the week I was up from my beginning weight. But instead of getting super discouraged, I felt motivated. I had sore calves, shoulders and oblique muscles so I knew I must be gaining weight from building muscle. Although overall I must have done something right because I'm moving on towards my goals. Let's take a look at this week's results.


My lowest weight since I've started taking thyroid medicine has been 139.2, so I am excited that I am making progress back towards that as well as my final goal of 125. And I'm definitely excited that I lost 1.5 inches this week (towards my goal of 158 inches). I have to keep reminding myself of my goals! As a side note I gained half an inch in my thighs, but I'm thinking I'm building up my muscles in my legs which I am totally okay with.

I can't wait to come back next week and give y'all more progress...



4 comments:

  1. Good job! Keep up the good work.

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  2. Wow good job! My friend just started Insanity and she said it's killer...and she's the in shape one of our group! Good luck with the rest of it.

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  3. Great job, Ashley! I need to be better about tracking the inches that I've lost. I can definitely tell a difference since I started my workout program about five weeks ago, but I have no idea what the specifics are =\

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