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Old 10-24-21, 01:07 PM  
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I have to brag

I just started week 3 of STS mesocycle 3, and today I was able to hoist a pair of 30 lb. dumbbells into the air for chest flys! I also upped my bench press to 85 lbs. Both of them new records for me! I'm psyched!

I haven't put on as much muscle as I had hoped this time around, but the strength gains are blowing my mind.
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Old 10-24-21, 01:19 PM  
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Congratulations Nancy! You deserve to brag about that accomplishment. Well done!

You have me intrigued about STS now. I am currently following Caroline Girvan's EPIC III program (first time in 25+ years of exercising that I have ever followed a program) and I too am blown away by the strength gains and how good I feel. I will definitely read up more on STS.
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Old 10-24-21, 01:20 PM  
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Putting the warrior in warrior princess! So proud of you. I want those strength gains lady. Good for you!
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Old 10-24-21, 01:43 PM  
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Strength s everything!! That is awesome! Some people naturally LOOK strong, but struggle to hold a marshmallow, strength is a huge deal! And you are also strengthening your bones at the same time, which is also a big deal. I am still mostly having to walk, but as soon as able, you are inspiring me to build some fierce strength as well. We can all be Amazon women/men (or whatever goals, fill Amazon with that, lol) My family has crumbly bones and I have worked so hard not to have that. Some health I can't seem to control (atleast as far as I know right now) but I wish to atleast do what I kNOW I can.
All that rambling to say, filled with pride for you. Celebrate every change in this!! Thankyou so much for sharing!! You have every right to Brag
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Old 10-24-21, 02:04 PM  
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Wow! Great job! If we can't brag here, idk where we can, right!
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Old 10-24-21, 02:18 PM  
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Wow, you are strong!
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Old 10-24-21, 02:51 PM  
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Oh Congratulations!!

Thank you for letting us celebrate with you...WOOT!!
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Old 10-24-21, 02:51 PM  
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Congrats! That's impressive !!
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Old 10-24-21, 08:11 PM  
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Great job!!!
You should be proud of yourself!!
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Old 10-25-21, 12:27 AM  
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Great work! Thanks for sharing your progress
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