Fitness-Bloggerin Kelsey WellsWarum die Zahl auf der Waage nicht wichtig ist

Fitness-Bloggerin Kelsey Wells
Fitness-Bloggerin Kelsey Wells erinnert uns daran, dass das, was die Waage anzeigt, nicht das Wichtigste ist.
Foto: Instagram/ mysweatlife

Rauf und runter, rauf und runter - die Zahl auf der Waage kann einen schon in den Wahnsinn treiben. Dabei sollten wir sie eigentlich überhaupt nicht so wichtig nehmen. Das musste auch Fitness-Bloggerin Kelsey Wells ("My Sweat Life") feststellen. Mehr als eineinhalb Jahre lang brachte sie ihren Körper mithilfe von Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide nach der Geburt ihres ersten Kindes wieder in Topform. Erst nahm Kelsey mehr als zehn Kilo ab. Doch langsam kletterte die Zahl auf der Waage immer weiter nach oben. Heute liegt das Gewicht der aktiven Mama nur zwei Kilo unter dem, was die Waage zwei Monate nach der Geburt anzeigte. Ob Kelsey deswegen unglücklich ist? Keinesfalls!


|| SCREW THE SCALE (part2😉) || My beautiful, amazing, #bbgbabes!! WEIGHT. DOES. NOT. MATTER. And isn't that fact glorious!? 🙏🏼🙌🏼 I know I have said it before, but I will say it again and again, because it is SO true, and one of the most important things I have learned on my fitness journey. I am not proud of this, but for a long time, the scale was my marker for how "in shape" I was, or how good I looked. My ever elusive "goal weight" was always on my mind, and always out of reach. When I really wanted to lose a couple pounds I would restrict calories, exercise excessively or not at all, jump on a fad diet, only drink lemonade and cayenne pepper (yes I tried that stupid 'cleanse' once😬🙈) and a plethora of other ridiculous things that might affect the number I saw on the scale. I knew I wasn't being particularly healthy, but it was all about the stupid scale. These things don't work because the fact is, you simply cannot fake fitness. During my first round of BBG, I lost about 21 pounds! I was exclusively nursing so I'm sure that helped, but I hit my "goal weight"! Then as the weeks passed the number started to rise, and I stared to panic. I knew that weight didn't matter, but it's one thing to "know" it, and another to actually let yourself believe it and trust the process. It was so hard, but I did, and it freed me!! I still weigh myself, but not with a scale. I weigh my feelings, my energy, and my happiness- and I am healthier, happier, and stronger than ever. When I posted my 48 week transformation and dug out my scale, it said 132. Ya know what? I have gained ten pounds in the last 36 weeks. And I earned every one of them.👊🏼 Don't let it get you down if you are on your BBG journey but haven't seen a weight change. If you are doing those #deathbykayla workouts, you're KILLIN it! And I guarantee you, progress is being made. So be proud of yourself and try to only "weigh in" on the things that matter- health and happiness.❤️❤️❤️ #bbgprogress #bbgfam #bbg #bbgcommunity #bbgbabes #bbgsisters #bbgmoms #bbgmums #fitness #fitfam #mysweatlife #weightlossjourney #weightgains

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Diese Bilder von der inzwischen sehr erfolgreichen Fitness-Bloggerin zeigen, dass die Zahl auf der Waage nichts anderes ist als das – als eine Zahl. Kelsey macht mit einem Post auf Instagram ganz deutlich, dass Frauen sich nicht davon beeinflussen lassen sollten, wie viel sie wiegen. Denn obwohl ihr eigenes Gewicht über die Wochen und Monate hinweg deutlich schwankte, sieht man auf den Fotos sehr sehr genau, dass sie noch nie so schlank und trainiert aussah wie heutzutage.


Kelsey Wells hat eine Botschaft für alle Frauen da draußen


SCREW THE SCALE || I figured it was time for a friendly, yet firm reminder.🤗 YOU GUYS. PLEASEEEEEE STOP GETTING HUNG UP ON THE NUMBER ON THE STUPUD SCALE! PLEASE STOP THINKING YOUR WEIGHT EQUALS YOUR PROGRESS AND FOR THE LOVE OF EVERYTHING PLEASE STOP LETTING YOR WEIGHT HAVE ANY AFFECT WHATSOEVER ON YOUR SELF ESTEEM, like I used to. To any of you who are where I once was, please listen to me. I am 5' 7" and weigh 140 lbs. When I first started #bbg I was 8 weeks post partum and 145 lbs. I weighed 130 before getting pregnant, so based on nothing besides my own warped perception, I decided my "goal weight" should be 122 and to fit into my skinniest jeans. Well after a few months of BBG and breastfeeding, I HIT IT and I fit into those size 0 jeans. Well guess what? I HAVE GAINED 18 POUNDS SINCE THEN. EIGHT FREAKING TEEN. Also, I have gone up two pant sizes and as a matter of fact I ripped those skinny jeans wide open just the other week trying to pull them up over my knees.😂 My point?? According to my old self and flawed standards, I would be failing miserably. THANK GOODNESS I finally learned to start measuring my progress by things that matter -- strength, ability, endurance, health, and HAPPINESS. Take progress photos and videos. Record how many push-ups you can do, ect. And if you can, your BFP -- there is only a 5 lb difference between my starting and current weight, but my body composition has changed COMPLETELY. I have never had more muscle and less body fat than I do now. I have never been healthier than I am now. I have never been more comfortable in my own skin than I am now. And if I didn't say #screwthescale long ago, I would have gave up on my journey. So to the little teeny tiny voice in the back of my head that still said "😳wtf is this- not 140!?😭😩" last week when I stepped on the scale, I say SCREW. YOU. And I think you should probably say the same to your scale too. #byefelicia 👋🏼🚫⚖ . . #bbgprogress #transformationtuesday #fit #fitness #workout #fitmom #fitchick #fitfam #fitnesstransformation #beforeandafter #sweat #mysweatlife #girlswithmuscle #girlgains #strongnotskinny

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„SCH***T auf die Waage!

Ich dachte mir, dass es an der Zeit für eine freundliche, aber ernste Erinnerung ist. Leute, hört damit auf, euch so viele Gedanken  um die Zahl auf der Waage zu machen. Bitte hört auf, zu denken, dass euer Gewicht etwas über euren Fortschritt aussagt und lasst bei allem, was wichtig ist, nicht zu, dass euer Gewicht Einfluss auf eure Selbstachtung hat – so wie ich es zugelassen habe.“



|| SIX ROUNDS OF BBG DONE || 😱😆😰😅😁😭🙈 >> all the feels right now you guys! || Disclaimer: Sooo we snapped this pic today in literally the last moments of daylight and it was still so dark I had to brighten the exposure a tad. I usually NEVER filter or adjust my transformation photos whatsoever, so I will take proper ones sometime this week and show you my full body 72 week front/back transformation I promise! || HI GUYS!! AHHH somehow posting transformation photos never gets easier😰😁. But as of today, I have officially completed SIX (thats 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6️⃣) whole rounds of @kayla_itsines and @tobi_pearce Bikini Body Guide ( #bbg ) program. SAY WHAA??? Like I said, ALL THE FEELS. On the one hand, I keep saying it over and over because I actually CANNOT believe it. I cannot believe how far I've come because it literally feels like YESTERDAY that I was stalking @kayla_itsines profile looking at all these amazing transformation photos and going back and forth in my head between "omg I need to do this! I can do this!" And "ugh I could never do that. How did they do that!?" Well I bought the program and decided to take the plunge. I had never been able to stick to any workout program for more than a month, and at first #BBG was no different. I started a few (or 6) times before I FINALLY just did it. I couldn't imagine finishing the first guide then, and if you would have told me I would not only finish the first 12 wks but fall hard core in love with fitness and finish 72 (w/no plans of stopping) I would have laughed in your face and bet you all the $ I had against it. || STOP BETTING AGAINST YOURSELF. || I don't want you to think it takes 72 weeks to change your body or see progress, it doesn't. I DO want you to see is that YOU CAN DO THIS. You can do hard things. Stop holding yourself back from whatever it is you're too scared to try and start where you are. Work for your goals. BELIEVE IN YOURSELF.❤️ #bbgprogress #fit #fitfam #fitmom #fitspo #fitlife #fitness #fitchick #fitnesstransformation #beforeandafter #workout #getoutandsweat #postbabybody #mombod #bbgmoms #bbgmums #bbgbabes #bbgfam #bbggirls #trainlikeanangel

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Als Kelsey Wells mit ihrem Training begann, wog sie bei einer Größe von knapp 1,74 m fast 66 Kilo – das war zwei Monate nach Geburt ihres Kindes. Ihr damaliges Ziel: 55 Kilogramm wiegen. Nach ein paar Monaten erreichte die junge Frau es. Doch Kelsey machte weiter und wiegt heute 63,5 kg. Das sieht man ihrem Körper deutlich an. Der machte nämlich noch nie eine so gute Figur wie jetzt.


Kelsey Wells Tipp: Weg mit der Waage, her mit dem Glück

Die Fitness-Mami hat für sich selbst andere Methoden gefunden, um ihre Fortschritte festzustellen. Sie misst ihn zum Beispiel daran, ob sich ihre Ausdauer verbessert, sie stärker wird oder ob sie sich gesünder fühlt. Ein besonderes wichtiges Anzeichen für ihren Erfolg ist aber ganz einfach, dass sie glücklicher ist. Und das ist schließlich das, was am allermeisten zählt. Den weisen Worten von Kelsey können wir einfach nur zustimmen. Uns allen würde mit Sicherheit eine riesige Last von den Schultern rutschen, wenn wir endlich aufhören würden, uns unnötige Sorgen um die Zahl auf der Waage zu machen. Also wir hören jetzt einfach damit auf!