When the number on the scale goes down, it’s a good start to the day!
Weigh In: 164.0
This time last week: 165.3
Warm-ups: Running in place, jumping jacks, trunk crosses, ice skaters
Cooldowns: Jump rope, punches, mountain climbers, side shuffles
Activity: 3 sets each of reverse flys with no weights, skater lunges, double crunches.
Breakfast: 1 piece of Dave’s Killer Whole Grain bread with 1 egg, 1 thin slice of colby jack cheese, mustard; fresh pineapple and 1 peach.
AM Snack: 1- 100 calorie snack bag of almonds.
Lunch: Cold pasta made with Banza chickpea noodles, homemade italian dressing, onions, tomatoes, and salad with pulled pork and Cairo BBQ sauce, 1 mini pizza on whole grain pita bread, homemade pasta sauce, banana peppers and cheese.
Dinner: Green beans and mushrooms topped with pulled pork and Cairo BBQ sauce, 1 avocado, and feta cheese.
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
**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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