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This challenge I want to take a step back from focusing on working out to see what kind of progress I have made. Some of the things I have measured before but others this will be the first time recording stats. I believe this will help me in the long run to A) address some weaknesses and know where I started. So to do this I will be focusing on 4 key areas: 1) Yielding Yoga (+4 DEX +1 STR) I have access to the NerdFitness Yoga program so I will be doing yoga at least 2x per week. I also will complete the flexibility benchmark both at the beginning and end of the challenge. I feel like
I have searched the web for some type of "objective" measurement as to what level my current fitness is at. So, i found this and like the way that it is set up, with 4 different levels. However, I think some of the figures are a bit "off". For instance, for a Level II (intermediate athlete) the person should be able to do a muscle up and 20 pull ups. In my opinion, that's pretty dang much. This should be seen in the context that they say that an Intermediate athlete: "All healthy adults can aspire to this level of fitness and should perceive these skills as normal." If I go to the gym, itÂ´s
When I started out with NF in December I made a pact with myself that I would actually set goals; for the last few years my time at the gym was measured mainly in vague "as long as I keep doing something and I'm sweaty and tired by the time I leave, that's good enough for me." I decided it was time to get serious, though, so the initial goals I set were as follows: 1. Get down to a 30" waist by Valentine's Day (yes, I was going to see a special friend) 2. Get waist back down to 28", about where it was in high school a mere 10 years ago 3. Deadlift my body weight 4. Bench press my aforementi