Shemmy’s Boot Camp Challenge: The finale

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Our Classified Sales Manager Adam El-Sheemy has finally completed the “Boot Camp Challenge,” a grueling, thrice-weekly workout regimen set up by two personal trainers. Each week, he’s given us his scintillating report about the struggle. Now, he revels in his success.

Day 16: July 9

I’m heading for the beach on vacation, so I’m ending my regimen two days early, but the results are in — and, damn, I actually look and feel better. Check out these before-and-after numbers:

July 4July 9El-Sheemy’s comment
Weight270243Lost 27, but have 23 more to go
Arms1615.25I see muscles!
Chest47.546.5I got rid of my man breasts!
Waist4644I can fit into my high school pants.
Hips4846Definitely less shimmy in Shemmy
Thighs26.525Do my thighs look fat in this? Well, yeah, still.
Body fat27%20.1%Woo-hoo! I’m officially off the “obese” chart
Mile run15:0312:31And no longer vomitting!
Sit ups (two min)3782I don’t have six-pack abs, but I do have a Bud tallboy.
Push-ups (two min)527It’s easier when there’s less to push.
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