Hey P1s, for three months now you've heard me talk about or post about my workouts at Greenville's High Performance Gym. You've heard me say how great it is, but the proof really is in the pictures and the hard numbers. Right above this post is my first set of progress pictures. Those were actually taken at 11 weeks, but still close enough. Here's what 12 weeks of hard work, clean eating, and dedication did:
Look at that! I lost almost three inches off my waist and put 2 inches on my chest. Obviously for you ladies the chest isn't an area you want to build, so this is skewed a little more for men, but WOW. You can see in the pictures what kind of change that really is!
Now, what do those numbers really mean? Well on day 1 all new members take a general fitness test. It measures what you're capable of on day 1. Here's how I changed.
Week 0: 47 pushups (in 2 min), 23 sit-ups (in 2 min), 4 pull ups (continuous), and I sprinted 500m on the rower in 1:41.
Week 12: 61 pushups (+14), 30 sit-ups (+9), 11 pull ups (+6), 1:35 500m sprint (- :06).
I can't thank Clay and Elizabeth Burwell at High Performance for guiding me through this. I still have a long way to go, this is only the beginning, and I will continue to push, I will continue to fight, and I will continue to improve. Thank you all for your continued support and words of motivation. If you're looking to get back into rigorous training, or if you are already at a gym but want to step it up, I highly recommend HPG.
If you have any questions about my journey, please ask I'd love to answer them.
Thanks for reading.