I took today off but I still got up to workout like I normally do, and also went on a walk with an amazing friend!
Weigh In: 163.1
This time last week: 165.1
Warm-ups: Running in place, jumping jacks, trunk crosses, ice skaters
Cooldowns: Jump rope, punches, mountain climbers, side shuffles
Activity: 3 sets each of hammer curls with 5# weights, squats, bicycle crunches.
Breakfast: Smoothie with 1 cup strawberries, 1 banana, 1 kiwi, ice, 1 cup almond milk, 1/2 cup whole milk, 3/4 cup greek yogurt.
AM Snack: Pop Chips
Lunch: Leftover alfredo chickpea pasta with a salad, cherry tomatoes, onions, drizzle of ranch dressing and salsa.
PM Snack: Snack size bag of salted cashews
Dinner: 1 tilapia filet with olive oil and lemon pepper seasoning, salad with onions, small avocado, feta cheese, tomatoes, ranch dressing, 1 piece multi-grain bread.
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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