Ripped in 30 (round 2!)

About a year ago I tackled Ripped in 30 and had some pretty great results. Well, I’ve decided to tackle it again to see what results I get this time. I’m at least hoping to build some muscle and reduce my body fat percentage.

Like all of the other workout DVD challenges I’ve done, I’ll be posting my before pictures and my measurements. I won’t be reviewing the DVD weekly this time around though because I already did that in my first go through of Ripped in 30. You can go back to those posts to see what I thought about each week.

Ripped in 30 Before Pictures

Ripped in 30 Before Measurements

The plan for the month is to do Ripped in 30 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday. Wednesdays will be a rest day with either yoga or a walk. Sundays will be a yoga day. I will also be doing bike rides throughout the month to reach my goal of biking 100 miles in the month of September.

On Monday, my mom, sister, brother’s girlfriend, and I all got together and wrote out plans for activity on a calendar for this month. We are all trying to improve in that area, so working out a plan was great. We’re also sending each other accountability pictures throughout the month and when we hit our goals, we’re going to spend a girl’s day together and get facials!


It is great having a group work towards a goal together! I’m excited to see how we all smash our goals!

Completing Ripped in 30 and biking 100 miles isn’t my only goal this month. In fact I have a few others and I posted them up on Instagram last night. And Kristine from KDLB had a great tip of making it my lock screen on my phone! So, I did just that and am reminded of my goals often! Here’s what else I’m working on this month….


I’m excited to see what Ripped in 30 brings along with how I rock all my other goals!

What are you working on this month?

Do you have a supportive family that you can set fitness or health goals with?


It’s a fact…

I have no booty.




No junk in the trunk.

This baby has got no back.

I have diagnosed myself with Nonbootyitis. (yes, this is a medical term. I think…)

I’ve always known I didn’t have one, but didn’t think anyone else really noticed. Then B-Fry confirmed it. We were watching TV, when one of those commercials for those shape up shoes came on. B-Fry looked at me and said, “Hey do you think those work? Maybe I’ll get you some.” I just laughed and asked him if he thought I needed them. His response, “Well, you really don’t have much of a butt.” I of course laughed again and said “Oh, so you don’t like my flat butt?” and he proceeded to try to dig himself out of a hole that he really wasn’t in. But, it was fun to watch him try. 🙂

I’ve mentioned before that B-Fry has a nice butt. In fact it’s nicer than mine and quite frankly I see an issue with this. Now, I’m not going to go take up skating to get a booty like that because I am a klutz and would probably just end up hurting my non existent booty. So, that’s a no go.

I’ve been trying to figure out ways on how to cure my Nonbootyitis and have gotten some ideas…..

I work 3rd shift and watch a lot of TV on the job. There is a new commercial I’ve seen for a product called Booty Pop.

I was all ready to shell out my $19.95 until I thought about how disappointed B-Fry would be when my pants came off and saw these underneath:

Fake Booty

So Booty Pop is a no go.

Then I thought maybe I would get the Reebok Tone-ups.

Will these gimme a booty?

But I don’t have $100+ to spend on them. So scratch that….

At this point I have no idea how I’m going to get a booty like J-Lo or even Kim Kardashian (she’s gotta be sportin the Booty Pop). That is until one day I’m scanning workout videos On Demand and I came across this:

Yep, It's gotta be a Booty Pop

Well, as with most workout videos, I watched it first. And declared that I couldn’t watch Kim Kardashian workout in clothes that only hookers NOBODY would ever workout in. Just can’t do it.

So I did a little more searching On Demand and came across several booty specified workouts. I did a short 10 minute one on Thursday and felt it ALL day yesterday and even into today. Today I rocked out Crunch’s Ass and Abs workout, which was sorta tough. I’m sure I’ll be feeling that later.

A crap ton more of these booty workouts and maybe I’ll just have me some junk in the trunk.

A B-Fry girl can dream right?

What about you? Are you the girl Sir Mix A Lot was rapping about?