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5 weeks with Journey Gym

I am just now going into 5 weeks with the Journey Gym. Video will be coming soon I promise! Let’s get to some details though. When I first started the 70 day challenge, I wasn’t making it past 5 to 10 minutes at a time, I slowly got myself up to 15 minute workouts, and the first few weeks were a bit rough, now that I am going into week 5 I am able to workout for the full 20 minutes.

I do a mix of things, I have followed the workout DVD’s a few different times, however, those are a bit of a challenge for me still, so I stick with some basics. I do jumping jacks to get my heart rate going, then I follow with a lot of steps, squats, curls, and back to jumping jacks, I keep this going for my 20 minutes. I will often trick my body and do some reverse workouts, for example, if I start with jumping jacks one time around, the following I will do squats first.

I make sure I have me a tall glass of water, and I do have to stop for a minute and take a break, but so far I am rocking it!

I am still trying to get the nerve up to get some videos up, that and I am needing my husband’s help.

Since starting the journey gym on the 11th of February, I have lost a total of 2.2 pounds BUT… I have went from 61.9% body fat to 59.3% body fat, and 28.6% muscle mass to 32.1% muscle mass, so while I have only lost a little over 2 pounds, I have gained muscle, I have also lost half an inch off both thighs, and an inch from my bust area.

So while I was off to a slow start I am making awesome progress, and when I am done with the 70 day challenge, I am going to keep going. I need to get to my goal weight of 170, and I have a LONG way to go. One day at a time, one step at a time, I will meet the goals.

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About Jammie Morey

Jammie is of Native American descent, she has family from the Ojibway/Chippewa tribe in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. She was born and raised in Michigan, where she later moved to Tennessee with her husband and daughter. Jammie and her husband home school their daughter, and enjoy doing many things together as a family. Some of those activities include geocaching, hiking, fishing, playing games together as a family, and just being silly with their daughter. Jammie is Owner of The Neat Things in Life. For more information visit on Google+.


  1. Yay! Congrats that is great!


    Jammie Reply:

    Thanks! Long journey but it will be worth it :) Hope you are doing good!


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