Today marks the beginning of week six of my 90 day (approximately 13 week) exercise program. My most faithful readers will remember I embarked on a similar journey last year. That attempt was cut short by an uptake in school commitments, personal injuries, and my Grandmother’s health. This time, without any school or work or social life to speak of, there is nothing getting in my way!
What is exciting about this day, as opposed to all the other days I’ve been working out, is that I advanced from Program 1-2 to Program 3-4. It’s essentially the same routine as the first one, but with many more repetitions and a whole additional set of targeted exercises (including one where I get to pretend to be Superman). But here’s the kicker, at the end of the final round you do “Max Upper Body” and “Max Lower Body,” which is essentially as many pushups and squats are your body can handle.
I’m proud to report that when you include all the pushups and squats done during the earlier rounds I completed 116 squats and 87 pushups. On an unrelated note, my arms, having fallen off, are no longer attached to my body.
… also, I’ve lost over 10 lbs, but am starting to pickup up the weight in muscle. Oh, and a throat update will be forthcoming in the next couple of days… some interesting developments!