Prep By the Numbers

Posted: July 15, 2011 in Uncategorized

Start Date: January 8th, 2010

Show Day: July 16th, 2010

Total weeks dieting: 28

jan 13 002

Total 40 minute cardio sessions: 140

Total 20 minute interval cardio sessions: 28

Total 10 minute interval cardio sessions: 32

Total cardio minutes: 6480 minutes

… which is equal to: 108 hours of cardio

cardio Total number of workouts: 140

Times per week abs trained: twice

april 7 013Number of major plateaus hit (and broken): one

Number of showers taken at the gym: 135

Times I forgot my towel at home: 1

Number of showers taken in my home: About 30

Number of eggs consumed: ~1960 eggs/whites (163.3 dozen)

april 4 003

Amount of white fish eaten: 6 oz

vacay 022

Number of stomach issues caused by veggies: about 8

Amount of veggies consumed: Probably 6 tons

april 7 020Number of times baking for co workers: 1

april 25 017Number of sick days taken (from work or gym): zero

Vacations taken during prep: 1

Number of birthdays attended without eating cake: 2

april 7 009Number of meals eaten out: one

Number of hours researching researching that one meal out: at least 3

Total amount of weight lost until one day out: 19.6lbs


Difference in weight from October competition: 9.7 lbs leaner

Number of complete breakdowns: one

… Which lead to ONE major life decision.

All for five minutes on stage.

I am officially READY to do this.

  1. Yay!!! You are so ready 🙂

    And damn girl — that is some dedication!!

  2. Kimmy says:

    Wow!!! Total dedication indeed! You are so ready for this!!!
    Good luck tomorrow!! 🙂

  3. Stephanie says:

    “Number of sick days taken (from work or gym): zero”

    you are a machine!! your dedication is inspiring! You’re going to look amazing on stage! So excited for you. Congratulations on this journey!

  4. you forgot one: one of the said birthdays you attended and didn’t eat cake, (the two-yr-old birthday party, in case you forgot, hehe) you baked the most delicious cinnamon rolls for that party too (that you didn’t indulge in! that is strength!).

    we are so proud you aunty becca! can’t wait to see you and congratulate you in person! xox

    lots of love + kisses from griffin, gillian and christian!

  5. allieksmith says:

    This is SUCH a cool post! You really do love eggs, huh?! You are so awesome and INSPIRING. I love your dedication Becca, if you can make it through prep you can make it through ANYTHING!

  6. Ana says:

    Good luck tomorrow!!! I wish you the best and hope you have a blast on your competition. I’ve been reading your blog but had not had time to reply…I’ve been swamped also getting ready. ROCK the stage girl!

  7. Lisa says:

    That’s awesome! You look amazing, your hard work has definitely paid off and you are so ready to hit that stage. Way to go Becca. You really inspire me, thank you.

  8. Ann says:

    You ARE officially ready for this – I’m watching you here and on twitter…I can’t wait to hear all about it!

  9. all for five minutes on stage. Love it! Dude, look at those pics. The progress is remarkable! You’re going to rock this. I can’t wait to hear about it!!!

  10. Christy says:

    You eat more eggs than me. Hahah. Cray cray.

  11. You will rock this. Good luck and all your hardwork will pay off.

  12. whoohooo you just keep getting better and better!

  13. Becca your transformation is amazing. WOW! I cant believe you calculated all the hours haha : )

    safe travels tomorrow 🙂

  14. You can do this! good luck girlie.

  15. you look great girl! so excited for you! all your hard work and discipline has paid off! now go kick some butt!

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