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Unread 08-20-2013, 05:31 PM   #1
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Alex's journey to becoming fit

Okay...several people have told me that I should create a thread in here tracking/logging(whatever you want to call it) my self described "journey to becoming fit", so I decided I finally would.

I'm not quite sure how to start this thing actually, so I guess I'll just start at the beginning... I remember the day that I finally had enough of being fat(pics later). I was sitting on the couch in January last year, feeling like complete crap about myself and decided that enough was enough - I was going out for a jog if it killed me. So I did. It was snowing and freezing but I got my butt out there and ran as much as I could...which was about a 13 minute mile. And I kept at it day after day. It didn't really matter to me what the weather was like - whether it was raining, snowing, sleeting, what have you - I knew I had to get out there and run or I'd never do it again.

It's been about a year and a half now since I've started running, and I've lost somewhere around 120 lbs. I now run 6 miles(a roughly 9 minute mile now) daily(with the exception of Sunday), and swim for an hour and a half every other day.

And now for the "before" and "current" pics:

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Current:





I'll use this thread to kind of log what I do fitness wise and keep anyone who is interested up to date on my progress

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Unread 08-20-2013, 06:22 PM   #2
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Wow! Great progress so far!
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Unread 08-23-2013, 02:51 PM   #3
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good job so far! subbed because, well fitness is my life haha. Keep it up and keep us updated. Any questions let us know
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Unread 08-24-2013, 10:15 PM   #4
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hi Alex. Had no idea you looked like that before. Awesome change for the better. If you have any questions, you know where to reach me
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Unread 08-26-2013, 07:09 PM   #5
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Alex! That's alot of progress in the 6 months I didn't talk to you.


You look really good and keep up the good work!
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