49 responses

  1. Jenny @ Fitness Health and Food
    September 1, 2011

    Keep up the awesome work! 😀
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  2. Rachel @ Fit Fun and Fabulous
    September 1, 2011

    Awesome progress!!!
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  3. Sarah @ SarahFit
    September 1, 2011

    I LOVE when bloggers promote lifting weights. I HATE when people are like “I don’t want to bulk up” Clearly you are showing that it’s not going to happen even lifting heavy weights. Thanks for sharing, it takes a lot courage to put up picks in a bikini. Keep up the great work!
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  4. Jess@atasteofconfidence
    September 1, 2011

    What great improvements! You look great.
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  5. TheHungeredOne@MovingandMunching
    September 1, 2011

    Wow! Great job! I seriously have no idea what some of these moves are lol but now I want to get my hands on that book :p

    you are brave, posting those photos – but good for you! glad you have seen improvements :))

  6. Pamela @ girlgonewestblog.com
    September 1, 2011

    You’re so brave to put up photos of yourself like that, but I respect the honesty and transparency SO MUCH. You look fantastic, girl, and I’d be proud if I were you! Keep it up!
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  7. Alyssa @ Life of bLyss
    September 1, 2011

    I love those rows that incorporate core work (like stage 2!) I’ve been switching up my routine and doing those, and I always feel it afterwards.
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  8. Casey @ Pocket Full of Sunshine
    September 1, 2011

    You look great, Meghann!
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  9. Ashley
    September 1, 2011

    Lookin’ good, girl!

  10. Laura
    September 1, 2011

    Good job! Super excited for stage 2!
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  11. Jessica @ Sushi and Sit-Ups
    September 1, 2011

    Nice progress! You’re looking great!!
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  12. Lauren
    September 1, 2011

    You look fantastic!
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  13. Raffi Darrow
    September 1, 2011

    I see the biggest difference in your back! I hope you are wearing your sunscreen :) Have you been checked for scoliosis? Your shoulders are uneven like mine.

    • Meghann
      September 1, 2011

      I haven’t been checked for scoliosis since I was little, but now that you mention, my shoulders are uneven…

      • Emily
        September 1, 2011

        I have some slight scoliosis too, and it looks a little like that.
        For me it just means one bra strap is hitched a little tighter than the other 😉

  14. Angela @ Momethis
    September 1, 2011

    Great job you look fantastic!! I need you to come train me!
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  15. Samantha @ Bikini Birthday
    September 1, 2011

    Awesome gains Meghann!

    How do you do Bulgarian Split squats, with a barbell or dumbbells?

  16. courtney (pancakes and postcards)
    September 1, 2011

    you look awesome!!

  17. Cait’s Plate
    September 1, 2011

    You’re looking awesome!! There is definitely a noticeable difference!!
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  18. Gina @ Running to the Kitchen
    September 1, 2011

    Nice job! I definitely see some improvement in those pics too. I agree with the 75 second rests in stage 2, they are my least favorite. In fact, I find myself cutting them short b/c I just don’t feel like it’s necessary. The only other thing I’m not digging about this stage is the interval training at the end of 2B. I’ve only done it once out of 3 workouts. I feel like I already do interval training with running and usually the days when I do NROLFW aren’t scheduled to be running days for a reason so I’ve struggled with that part. I’m excited for stage 3 soon too!
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  19. Michelle @ Crazy*Running*Legs
    September 1, 2011

    I am really confused by the workouts (I REALLY need to buy the book. Still afraid of the weights area) – but you look great!! I haven’t stared so intently as a woman’s ass before as I just did to yours – but that’s where I see the most results :) Hee. Can’t wait to hear about Stage 3!
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    • Meghann
      September 1, 2011

      Ha! I’m pretty sure I’ve ever stared at my own butt as intently either!

  20. Margo
    September 1, 2011

    Great job!! I read this book, but I confess it’s been sitting on my shelf since. You’ve inspired me to break it out and hit the weight room!!

  21. michelle
    September 1, 2011

    Great job! Your back does look different and overall you look more toned. Keep it up!
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  22. Ashley O. @ The Vegetable Life
    September 1, 2011

    Wow you can definetly see some great changes!!!!! Goes to show you how important ST can really be!!!

  23. Kaitlin
    September 1, 2011

    Awesome job! I love seeing improvement when doing weights.

    Also girl, you look fantastic! Your thighs especially look more toned. Great work!
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  24. kristen (inspiredbydooce)
    September 1, 2011

    You’re definitely looking leaner (but not meaner?)! Nice work.
    I need to get back to weights. I love the challenge!
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  25. Kathleen
    September 1, 2011

    You look so ripped and toned. Definitely a motivation to start lifting again. I always feel so much stronger when I do it but for some reason weight training falls of my list of priorities. It’s time to get serious and maybe give the book a try. Also you might want to stop over and read my post about volunteering for the Syracuse HIM last year. Beware of those water bottles at aid stations in your upcoming HIM – it’s down right dangerous.
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    • Meghann
      September 1, 2011

      Thanks for the tip! Checking out your post now.

  26. mary
    September 1, 2011

    You go girl! You look fantastic! :)
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  27. Shayla @ The Good Life
    September 1, 2011

    You look great Meghann! I’ve always read that the key to shaping and tightening the body is to add in strength training and not do just cardio, and you’re proof of that! Awesome job! :)
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  28. Hillary
    September 1, 2011

    I know what you’re saying about rests between sets. I always rush through, even though I know I should give myself time to chill out. Patience is not my virtue!
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  29. Mary @ Bites and Bliss
    September 1, 2011

    Whoa, girl!! That’s awesome! Great job! I have to get my hands on that book for sure.
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  30. Nikki
    September 1, 2011

    You can definitely see the progress! Wow! I always thought you looked fit before, but now even more so! Thanks for sharing these reviews of NROLFW!! I might have to get ahold of it and try the workouts!
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  31. Hilary
    September 1, 2011

    Nicely done…looks like a great plan!
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  32. Army Amy*
    September 1, 2011

    You look great! Work it, girl!*
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  33. Alaina
    September 1, 2011

    Great job Meghann!! I just bought the NROLFW book and I’m looking forward to start! Did you find that the book was easy to follow? I’m always afraid of getting to the gym, not knowing the workouts and then waste time just reading it instead of actually working out. Haha.
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  34. Hilary
    September 1, 2011

    You look great! Keep up the good work!

  35. Tricia
    September 1, 2011

    You can totally see a difference… awesome job!

  36. Ali @ Ali Runs
    September 1, 2011

    Awesome job! I’m about to start Stage 1 next week! I’m excited that you’re seeing such great results!
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  37. Tina @ Faith Fitness Fun
    September 1, 2011

    I can see LOTS of changes! You’re killing it Meghann!
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  38. Carissa
    September 1, 2011

    I think you look great in those photos! And to lose inches progressively on your waist and thighs is great! Muscle burns more calories than fat!!!

    Keep lifting girl! I love it! I’m so happy you’re spreading the strength training love!
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  39. Jenn
    September 1, 2011

    I randomly found this book at Border’s for $1.20, so I couldn’t pass that up! I am scared of the weight room though!

  40. Liz
    September 1, 2011

    Wow! You can definitely tell the difference with the photos – looking good :)

  41. Allison
    September 2, 2011

    Great job- keep up the hard work! One of my girlfriends and I decided last night that we need to whip up some new workout routines and shape up… Any tips?!
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  42. Sophie
    September 3, 2011

    Massive improveent in the photos! Keep it up :)
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  43. Mary Lynne
    September 4, 2011

    Wow, you can totally tell the difference! Great job. I may have to check out that book, I need a good weightlifting program.
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