Week 1 has been pretty successful. I had a minor setback at the end of the week when an ear infection meant no workouts for two days but I continued to maintain my diet and quickly got back in the gym, once I felt well enough.
Before starting the plan on Monday morning I took my starting measurements so I could track my progress over the course of the plan.
Weight: 9st 9oz
Right Thigh 22”
Left Thigh 21.5”
Right Calf 13.5”
Left Calf 13.5”
Right Upper Arm 11.5”
Left Upper Arm 11.5”
MONDAY 26 JUNE
Movement - 5 Mile Walk PM Steps - 19,540 Breakfast - Granola, Fresh Pineapple, Greek Yoghurt & Cinnamon Lunch - Ham Salad Dinner - Griddled Cajun Tuna Steak, Cous Cous and Salsa Salad Snacks - Hard Boiled Egg & handful of mixed raw nuts Wellness/Beauty - Boots No7 Body Beautiful Perfecting Body Polish
TUESDAY 27 JUNE
Movement - 20 Min Total Body HIIT Workout AM Steps - 14,020 Breakfast - Pineapple Bircher Lunch - Tuna Salad Dinner - Bolognaise & Courghetti Snacks - Boiled Egg & small portion of grated cheese Wellness/Beauty - Boots No7 Beautiful Skin Radiance Exfoliator
Movement - 3 Mile Walk PM Steps - 15,200 Breakfast - Fruit Salad Lunch - Tuna Salad Dinner - Chicken Curry & Onion Bhaji & Brown Basmati Rice Snacks - Boiled Egg & handful of raw mixed nuts Wellness/Beauty - L’Oreal Detoxifying Pure Clay Face Mask
THURSDAY 29 JUNE
Movement - Rest Day – Ear Infection Steps - 8,450 Breakfast - Pineapple Breakfast Sundae Lunch - Ham & Mozzarella Salad Dinner - Mushroom Omelette Snacks - Handful of grated cheese & 2 digestive biscuits Wellness/Beauty - A pint of ale in the pub with my husband
FRIDAY 30 JUNE
Movement - Rest Day – Ear Infection Steps - 14,660 Breakfast - Fruit Salad Lunch - Cream Cheese & Ham Bagel Dinner - Indian Meal at a local Restaurant including starter of Lamb Seekh Kebab & Tikka Paneer. Main Course of Sag Aloo, Prawn Biriyani, Chicken Hyderabad and half a Garlic Naan Bread. Snacks - No snacks as we ate out Wellness/Beauty - Sanctuary Spa Body Scrub
SATURDAY 1 JULY
Movement - AM Gym session consisting of 10 min interval session on Rowing Machine and a 20 min weight training session including Barbell Squats, Deadlifts, Dumbbell Bicep Curl, Shoulder Press, Single Arm Bent over Row and Overhead Tricep Extension Steps - 8,560 Breakfast - Toasted Bagel with Grilled Bacon, Sausage, Baked Beans, Scrambled Egg and Mushrooms Lunch - Pineapple Smoothie Dinner - Sticky Soy Salmon & Prawns with steamed Green Veg and Griddled Aubergine Snacks - Protein Powder in lunchtime Smoothie and handful of nuts Wellness/Beauty - L’Oreal Detoxifying Pure Clay Face Mask
SUNDAY 2 JULY
Movement - 15 Min HIIT Workout AM and a 5 Mile Walk PM Steps - 14,350 Breakfast - Mexican Breakfast Wrap Lunch - 2 x Rye Crackers with Cream Cheese & Cucumber Dinner - Chilli Beef Pattie, Wholemeal Wrap, Spinach, Tomato & Feta Salad with Sweet Potato Fries Snacks - Handful of raw nuts & Fresh Pineapple Wellness/Beauty - Sanctuary Spa Luxurious Body Butter
Even though I have struggled with earache at the end of the week it was a success in terms of progress. I feel lighter and my clothes fit better already. I am looking forward to continuing the hard work during Week 2.
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