Tip of the day: Try to get up every hour to walk!
Weigh In: 165.7
This time last week: 166.7
Warm-ups: Running in place, jumping jacks, trunk twists, ice skaters
Cooldowns: Jump rope, punches, mountain climbers, side shuffles
Activity: 3 sets of tricep kickbacks with 2# weights the first set and then 3# weights the last 2 sets; deadlifts with 8# weights; seated trunk twists. Walked over 10k steps and did my best to stay active each hour.
Breakfast: Smoothie with almond milk, ice, 1 banana, 1 apple, cinnamon and greek yogurt.
Snack: 1-100 calorie snack pack of almonds
Lunch: 1/2 Dave’s Killer Bread Epic Everything Bagel with low fat cream cheese and blueberries
Dinner: We have a lot of chili leftover. 🙂 Chili with brown rice and onions.
Water is very important – especially if you are moving around a lot! My goal typically is to have three 32 oz mugs of ice water by the time I go to bed. If I walk over 12k steps, I’m definitely aiming to drink more water than that.
A few things I’m keeping an eye out on:
- Amount of sugar in a serving – if it’s more than 4g, I am being cautious
- Amount of protein in a serving – I’m aiming for at least 20g of protein per serving each meal
- If I have a sweet tooth craving, I turn on the keurig and add creamer to my cup of coffee
Last week, each day I was losing weight – it wasn’t a lot, but I could see there was progress! This is why I want to share with everyone what I am doing and I welcome any constructive comments as well.
**I am not a nutritionist or personal trainer by any means and my results can very much vary from anyone else’s. Please keep that in mind and feel free to share this blog with friends!
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