Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Equilibrium Update #1

This is my first update to the post in which I mentioned I was going to try to lose some weight to spare my joints and such as I ease back into running post-marathon

After 1 week (I've been doing weigh-ins on Mondays):


Change (me)
Change (Ukr)
Overall Weight
 -2 lb
-4 lb
Waist
 no change
-- 
Bicep
 -.25"
n/a 
Hip
 -.5"
n/a
Thigh
 -.5"
n/a

After 2 weeks*** (all changes are compared to baseline, NOT the previous week... figure there are gonna be ups and downs, so this is the best way to capture just the overall picture).


Change (me)
Change (Ukr)
Overall Weight
 -2 lb
-2 lb
Waist
 no change
--
Bicep
 -.5"
n/a 
Hip
 no change
n/a
Thigh
 -1.25"
n/a
***this week covered Thanskgiving and 4 days of not working out =/

I am not getting too excited yet, as I'm pretty sure water weight and muscle loss are occuring to affect the changes.  The lower-impact stuff I have been doing is probably not helping my muscles one bit, although I have been getting enough protein. 

I WAS using MyFitnessPal to keep me on track, except on the weekends when I was more lenient.  I quit tracking after a week or so but try to roughly estimate my intake.

This past week, I scheduled a body composition analysis, which gave me a better idea of where I stand, whether my goals are fitting, and what I can do to make this easier.  Stay tuned.

As for "The Ukrainian," I will have more details on him in the next update.  We have both been a bit busy, but soon, this quest will return to the front burner.

3 comments:

  1. I kept track like this this fall and it was a great way to really see what has changed. Good work!

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  2. I keep track with a local health food store. It is the only way I can be accountable. I just love nutella too much to see drastic changes!

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  3. Nice job keeping such careful track! I doubt I'll ever be so organized!

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