Tag: 24 Percent

There’s Less of Me to Hate

There’s Less of Me to Hate

I got calipered today by my personal trainer, Yoda. Another trainer had pinched me almost a month ago, and the result was 24% body fat. That was the highest my percentage had ever been, and I was determined to lower that number. Today, Yoda did a seven point measurement, which means he pinched my chest, […]

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Less is More

Less is More

While Verizon is installing FIOS, I wanted to throw this up in preparation for my body fat caliper measurements tomorrow. Wish me luck, both with the install and the pinching! :post LJ-migration note: This post originally contained a LiveJournal poll, which did not survive the transition to WordPress. Tags: 24 Percent, fios

330 Minutes of Cardio!

330 Minutes of Cardio!

I racked up 330 minutes of cardio this week, thanks to two hours of racketball with Lady Jaye, Bond, and Cleopatra. My goal is 240 minutes a week, so I was pretty proud of myself to get some “extra credit” in –especially with my fat percentage measurement coming up this week! Tags: 24 Percent

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Sasquatch Sighted!

Sasquatch Sighted!

So today makes the third week of my workouts with my trainer, Yoda. This was the first week I wrote down everything I ate. I was surprised at a few things, most notably how little calories I take in unless I go out to eat. I think it’s a learned behavior that tries to compensate […]

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24 Percent

24 Percent

After months of wondering, I cut the bullshit and went to the gym today to calculate my body fat percentage and to partner up with a personal trainer. I calipered in at 24%, which is the most I’ve ever been. Getting calipered reaffirmed my believe in that body fat % is far more important than […]

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