Usually on Tuesdays I highlight the transformation story of an individual member of our gym. Today, I'm highlighting our collective amazingness.
During our quarterly Check-ins we measure body fat and weight. For some of us this produces a bit of anxiety followed quickly by surprise and happiness. That's because the majority of us are making really fantastic and healthy changes to our body composition.
There's no easy way to say this, a high body fat percent correlates with a high risk of several dangerous metabolic problems. Heart disease, Type II diabetes, hypertension, and a few others are all linked to a high body fat percentage. Collectively, these problems are called Metabolic Syndrome X, and this is one of the most common and serious co-morbidities for COVID related death.
All of these problems are completely preventable through diet and exercise. It's our lifestyle choices that make us healthy or unhealthy, and I'm super thrilled to say that we are a healthy group of happy people.
Since our last Check-in we have collectively lost 90 pounds!
Our men have lost about 30 pounds and our women have lost about 60 pounds.
We have collectively lost 48% body fat!
Our men and women have averaged a 5% body fat reduction.
We have collectively gained 66 pounds of lean muscle mass!
0ur men have gained 23 pounds of lean body mass and our women have gained 42 pounds.
WOW! There is absolutely no question that we can change our bodies, lose weight and get lean through diet and CrossFit. WE HAVE THE DATA! This is so fantastic!
Here's what I know watching all of you amazing people take charge of your health to become lean and happy.
- There is no magic pill, shake or cream.
- You can't out-exercise your diet.
- Calories matter.
- Hydration matters.
- Sleep matters.
- Exercise improves mental health.
- Nutrition improves physical health.
The folks who have had the most significant changes are working with Coach Audy (mostly women, we have only ONE MAN in the entire gym who's working with her). It's no wonder that our ladies are outpacing our men at making progress and getting learner and healthier.
Most folks who are making the biggest changes are also using some kind of wearable technology be it a Whoop, FitBit, Garmin, Polar or Sunto device. These devices place our lifestyle choices front and center and we are making healthier choices in response to the data.
I look forward to seeing what our Fall Check-ins bring. I will be excited to report continued positive changes to our body composition and hearing all of your happy stories of improved sleep and performance.
Until then, if you want to change your composition and get your nutrition habits in check. Book a nutrition consultation with Coach Audy ASAP!
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