July 27, 2014

 

Four weeks in and this is the half-way point. I’m starting to feel a little frustrated at the rate of change; I don’t seem to be building any muscle and I can’t really see any changes to my body. I know it takes time to build muscle and for fat to be burned but I was really hoping and wanting to see more muscle definition at this point. I’m not sure what else I can do apart from continue to do what I...

July 20, 2014

 

Week 3, I’m feeling really strong and felt great when I went for my PT session. This was a great week for building confidence as I got a personal best doing the deadlift..

 

The key thing for me to focus on this week is making sure my diet is correct and that I eat enough protein and carbohydrates. I’m embracing the protein shake culture and make sure I have one after every workout! I’ll also be stayin...

July 13, 2014

 

This session was focused on my dead lift technique, which at the moment is bad! When I do dead lifts, I end up hunching over, and I can feel it pulling my lower back. 

 

I need to remember... to spread my legs wide with my toes pointing out, bar to the legs, bend down, straight back, bum out, breathe in when you do the lift, (this helps to tense your stomach and engage your core muscles), pull - using...

July 6, 2014

I’d spent a bit of time thinking about what I wanted to achieve by the end of the eight week program. I’m a big believer in setting challenging but smart goals. I like to have something to aim for. It helps me to focus and makes me work harder. Before I went for my testing and goals setting session, I had two main goals. To lose at least a stone in weight, have more defined arms, legs and stomach and...

July 5, 2014

I've taken photos and measurements so I can keep track of progress over the next eight weeks.

 

My starting Stats: 

 

Height: 5’8

 

Weight: 10.3 ¼ (I did a 7 day juicing detox before I started with Scooby and lost 5 pounds)

 

Measurements: In inches

 

Right Arm: 11.1

Left Arm: 11

Bust: 36

Waist (belly button): 30

Hips: 36.2

Right Thigh: 20.5

Left Thigh: 20.3

 

Photos!

 

Front

 

 

Back

 

 

Side

 

I think it’s important to be able...

July 3, 2014

 

The gym I go to in Hoylake is called the UTS (Underground Training Station). It has some amazing coaches and personal trainers. I wanted someone who was really going to push and challenge me and help me to get the strong body I’m after.  It was a real struggle trying to decide who to go with. In the end I decided to pick Skooby as he’s not going to take any shit from me and will definitely make me wo...

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