Stats Update 2.0
Sunday, August 5, 2012
I’m up 4 lbs from my last weigh-in 2 weeks ago. I’m not surprised by that. In the last week I went on vacation for a few days and for the most part, so did my diet. I allowed myself to eat junk that I don’t normally eat. I still exercised on the days I would normally (Mon & Tues) and even did some activities on my “off” days, but it wasn’t at my normal level. I mentioned in my previous post that I was worried about today’s update because I could tell that I hadn’t lost any weight.
What I am surprised by is my measurements. I’m up in nearly every category.
Here’s how my current measurements compare to last month:
Sunday, July 1, 2012 (4 wks) Sunday, August 5, 2012 (9wks)
BMI: 26.8 BMI: 27.4
Weight: 166 lbs Weight: 170
Upper Arms: R: 11 5/8″ L: 11 6/8″ Upper Arms: R: 11 6/8″ L: 11 7/8″
Fore Arms: R: 9 5/8″ L: 9 7/8″ Fore Arms: R: 9 5/8″ L: 9 6/8″
Chest: 35.5″ Chest: 35 1/4″
Waist: 31.5″ (upper) 33 6/8″ (lower) Waist: 31 3/8″ (upper) 33 5/8″ (lower)
Hips: 43″ Hips: 43 3/8″
Thighs: R: 24″ L: 24.25 Thighs: R: 24 7/8″ L: 24 6/8″
Knees: R: 16.5″ L: 16.25″ Knees: R: 16 1/2″ L: 16 1/2″
Calves: R: 15″ L: 15.25″ Calves: R: 16″ L: 15 3/4″
Could some of these increases be muscle? Possibly. The increase in my upper arms and calves could be muscle. I suppose the increase in my thigh measurement could also be muscle. I did get into a smaller size of jeans this month (pictured below) so I know there have been improvements in my body composition but my BMI number doesn’t show that because my weight went up.
I’m glad I am starting a new routine tomorrow but I wish I felt stronger going into it. I am STILL having trouble with my glutes (especially the right side) after the workout I did with my sister a week ago tomorrow. I am starting to think I’ve irritated a nerve or something because the pain seems to come and go. I really hope it is better tomorrow morning.
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