Monday, March 14, 2011

Week 1 of Experiment

The Numbers:

Height: 5'6
Weight: 130
Waist (measured at the belly button): 30'
Thighs: 19' 1/2
Arms: 11' 1/4

So after 1 week we have lowered her exercise time from around 6 hours a week to 75 mins a week. Also increased her water intake throughout the day, and used recovery and icing sore muscles. Her workouts are much shorter in duration the intensity has increased. More based on resistance than cardiovascular training. She has been able to maintain her weight but lose half an inch on her thighs. She has no way to measure body fat as she owns no calipers or body fat analyzers but we can assume she dropped fat and replaced it with an equal amount of muscle, as her measurements have shown.

Track her progress: The ExperimentDay 1Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Day 30

About the Author:

Sam Y. is a Personal Trainer, Coach, Performane Enhancement Specialist, Corrective Enhancement Specialist, and holds multiple certifications. He is also an avid Martial Artist, training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Kickboxing, Boxing, and MMA. He is also the author of the popular fitness blog All Out Effort as well as the popular martial arts blog Inner BJJ. You can find him in the Los Angeles area personal training his clients, or at home annoying his wife, or on Facebook at his personal fitness page.
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