Friday, April 29, 2011

May, Getting Back To Basic Eating Challenge

Hey Everyone!
May is almost here and it kicks off our challenge of getting back to basic eating and being healthy!  I've compiled a sample grocery list for all 10 of us that are doing this so you know you're not alone out there. Walmart is great for your dry produce and if you're not having luck finding fresh produce there, then go to your grocery store and or Target.
Every Sunday I will check in with everyone and see how you are doing, so let's have a great May and get healthy.

Remember: NO Meat, NO Breads, NO Sweets.

Pinto Beans
Red Lettuce
Green Lettuce
Romaine Lettuce
Iceberg Lettuce (just for filling in a salad- has no nutritional value)
Yogurt- Yoplait or Greek
Canned corn (salads)
Fresh corn
Salad Dressing
Kidney Beans
Sun flower seeds
Brown Rice
Protein Bars(Cliff bars are a good one)
Protein Shakes (Whey protein is ideal)
Veggie Stock (veggie soup)
Peanut Butter (Wholefoods has a awesome one you can make on the spot)

Here are some ideas for you and remember keep snacks on you all day long so you don't feel hungry.  Have fun and don't forget EXERCISE 3 TIMES A WEEK MIN FOR A MIN OF 30 MIN.

Talk to you all next Sunday!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

New Perspective

So after 3 weeks of the scale saying that I am STILL 210lbs I've decided to take a different approach. I know that I am loosing inches so I read an article that opened my eyes to see my progress by another number; that is to measure my progress by inches. Below I've attached this link because it's a article that just changed my entire perspective.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

I Get Knocked Down BUT I Get Up Again

Since last Thursday I have fallen off the workout horse due to working 4 days in a row with a 4 hour commute to Denver and then I caught the flu for 2 more days after that.  I started working out again yesterday with a new weigh-in and back on track.  My 5lb weight gain was due all too water weight, in which I gain every period so it made me feel much better hoping on that scale and seeing those 5 lbs gone. This week also begins a new series of workouts for me, kettle bell and circuit training.  I've never done kettle bell training before but have heard amazing reviews about how it helps tones and burn calories with an intense cardio workout.  
I absolutely love hearing your comments and response to my postings.  Write in this week and let me know your progress, what's working for you or if you need advice from other readers or myself with struggles you're having.
As much as you're here routing me on, I want to be here for you!

Weigh-in: 210lbs
Exercise: Biked 6 miles/Abs
Emotionally: Positive