Periodic Photo Progress Update

I'm trying to get out a photo of my continuing evolution (an intended pun, there) about every 10 pounds of net loss. Last one was at a bit over 200 pounds, and this is at a bit over 190. But let's take a trip back, first. Me, on a European vacation, a mere two summers ago. Oh, one more. We'll call it "fat me II." Doing what I did best, back then. Here's the comparison I published last February between me around this time last year and 3-4 months later. Note: the before is actually after about 6 months of my brief, intense resistance training of two 30-minute sessions per week. The second is only 3-4 months later, having incorporated a proper (Paleo-like) diet, also including intermittent fasting in about the last month. Now here's a photo from just yesterday, taken a bit after a workout, so, there's a bit of a lactic acid "pump" going on. Now, let's run that comparison from a year ago to today. Still a ways to go. The abs are there, but unlike those who are content to make fools of you with the latest infomercial "ab this & that," you simply need to...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More