My Fitness Journey – Progress Report

Since being inspired to move my body a little more than walking and sleeping I have been tracking my progress.

On January 7 2017 I did my first exercise class in so many years (I don’t include yoga in this) as I started my journey of fitness with HIIT boot camps with Helen Turrell of BodyHit/BodyHappy.  The classes incorporate high intensity interval training, with each exercise taking 20 seconds with a 10 second gap between them.  You do two exercises per cycle of eight 20 second HIITs.  For more information take a look at her website here.

Starting Measurements

So my measurements on Jan 7 make hard reading but in the interests of transparency here they are:

Chest 43 inches

Hips 46 inches

Waist 36 inches

After the first class I discovered muscles I did not know existed nor did I think they could impart the kind of pain I felt!

One month on and these are the results:

Chest 42 inches

Hips 44 inches

Waist 34 inches

Yes, that’s a whole 2 inches off my waist and hips.  Boobs are irascible and refuse to reduce significantly in size, but I’m not worried about them anyway.  But a whole 2 inches off waist is awesome! AND I’ve lost 3.5kg too.

All I have been doing is eating the kind of food I post recipes for on here and doing the weekly bootcamp.


If I can do it, you can too!

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