The rest of the workouts flew by. We did a lot of zoom calls on Saturday mornings to do our cardio flow workouts together. They are SO much better with friends.
After 80 Days, I learned to prioritize sleep and practice self-care. I fell in love with my foam roller and stretching and made it a part of my weekly schedule. Sometimes it’s not about the before and after pictures, it’s about learning how to improve yourself and be your best self.
The results were pretty awesome.
This is the first time I’ve ever seen some carving on the front of my core!
It’s Food Friday! This meal plan is ALOT of food by volume because it’s all whole foods instead of packaged meals.
Here’s what I eat in a day (minus a serving of fruit that went in my post workout recover)
I’m in the 1500-1799 calorie range for weight loss. At 5’9″ and 163ish pounds, it seems a little low when these workouts are burning 500-600 calories (per my Apple watch!) I’m finding myself looking at the clock to see if I can eat yet. Our trainer has empowered us to adjust up for more food if we are hungry or tired. She said most people ended the program eating in maintenance since the workouts are intense. I’m going up one bracket next week.
Honestly, I’m nervous to “mess this up” but I’m learning to listen to my body, trust my decisions, be flexible and leave behind fear, perfection and “eat less to weigh less” mentality. Now I’ll fuel my body and push to failure. Win!
All the prep was done and it was time to dance! More than a few of us want to add to the program (I need more weights, I want the deluxe workouts, I’m going to double up, etc.) I decided and committed to do this round start to finish as written. I am focused on burning off fat and leaning out and super excited this is high intensity and low impact.
Not a bad burn! I’ll take it. And it was fun. And I am sweaty!
Woke up today to write my recap. Down 1.8lbs overnight from 1 day of containers. WIN!