Thursday, February 12, 2009

"Sexy Six-Pack" Progress

Against my better judgement, I've decided to be brave and post a composite photo of my mid-section.

For the before picture, I cropped out an image of my pudgy tummy from the swim exit during a triathlon last September and stuck it up in the upper right corner. The "after" photo is from a few days ago.


I realize it's not really an apples to apples comparison, so to a certain extent you will simply have to trust me on this - I'm seeing less pudginess (probably due to diet changes) and more definition (probably from the ab work).

As for the challenge itself, I had agreed to use "strength improvement" as my measure of success. I'm still planning to do that.

In any event, I'm motivated to keep working on my abs at the same level of intensity. Who knows, maybe I'll even post another photo a month from now...

23 comments:

  1. You look terrific!! Before I opened your post I was thinking your profile picture looks great!

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  2. Lisa your abs look fantastic!! They sure as heck look better than mine. Mine have about 20 lbs of loose flesh hanging off them HAHA

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  3. Excellent Lisa! I think you are right on about diet changes to. You GO girl!!!!!!!

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  4. That is a serious difference! I think I'm going to do some crunches. Awesome job, lady!

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  5. You look fabulous girlie!!!

    Really you do!!! Keep it going!!

    You look 1 gillion times better than i ever will in the tummy area!!!! Nuff said!!!

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  6. Nice work! Def. gives me something to shoot for. :-)

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  7. I can see the improved definition. Good work!

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  8. Looks fabulous! Keep it up mama, take a picture in six months you will see!

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  9. Look at you being all brave and baring that Sexy Six pack! Lookin' good!

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  10. diet changes huh... crap I knew there was a reason I wasn't seeing much change.... ok fine really I'm amazed at the strength gains from doing it consistently, so I do think I will see changes...and um maybe my next challenge should be cutting out the sugar

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  11. Lookin' good! Definitely some new definition there. (By the way, have you been doing an arm challenge, too?) ;)

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  12. P.S. Happy birthday! May you have a wonderful day and year.

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  13. i'm new here :)

    nice work on the abs! abs take a lot of time and dedication... i have been trying to get in a routine with mine as well! great job!

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  14. Nice you can definitely see increased definition!

    Mark it down as a big win for the Gym Queen!

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  15. Great progress! Way to keep working.

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  16. You're looking good kid! I think strength and good looking abs make you (everyone) look younger. Nothing harder to do once you are 50 is keep up your muscle mass and keep a trim waistline. You're doing a great job reversing aging.

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