I can’t believe I’m finally here! I started BBG 1.0 last September but was only able to get 5 weeks in before I had to stop due to my wrist. If you recall, I had wrist surgery towards the beginning of summer. I had waited long enough hoping it would heal on it’s own. I had adjusted my workouts but over time my wrist couldn’t handle even the minimal amount of weight and pressure I was putting on it. So after 8 weeks of rest post-surgery I decided to give BBG a try again. I started with 4 weeks of beginner training (in July) to ease my wrist back into HIIT workouts before jumping into the regular BBG training (in August). So here we are, 16 weeks later and I’ve finally completed a full round of BBG!!
I’ll be honest, towards the end, like the last few weeks once arms and abs are broken up into separate days I had to make modifications on arms day because I could feel my wrists struggling a bit. There are a lot of exercises like burpees, push ups, commandos, tricep dips, decline push ups, and more that all put added stress/weight on my wrists. Thankfully I still have my wrist braces I was using before I had surgery so I’ve taken the splints out and just wear them for added wrist support. I’m excited to start up BBG 2.0 but I’m definitely going to continue to make arms day modifications so as not to aggravate my wrists. But since I’ve finally made it this far I figured it was time to show comparison photos, my BBG progress and my honest review.
I’m loving BBG but I can tell you, it’s definitely not for everyone. If you are not the type of person who can self motivate yourself to push yourself to your limits during the workouts you will not see the results you’re after or even worse, you’ll quit after a few weeks. Also, if you get discouraged easily this may not be for you either. I think that goes for any type of workout really. Progress doesn’t happen overnight and I definitely have found myself discouraged often but I have to remind myself that if I keep at it, positive changes will happen. I finish every workout with sweat dripping down my face and I feel great!
Working out for me is more than just getting back to looking the way I use to look but also making sure I am as healthy as I can be so I can keep up with Mason and be around for a very long time! As well as help reduce stress. I was hoping my progress pics would be a little more dramatic but I guess I have to take my own advice and remember that baby steps are still moving us forward. But looking at side by side comparisons the progress does look more noticeable than how I feel looking at my body every single day.
Have you tried BBG? I’d love to hear your thoughts and if it has been working out for you or if you found a workout program or classes that you enjoy more!
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