Weekly Challenge: Eating 5 to 6 Meals Each Day

Clean Eating
Some of my meals and snacks that I absolutely enjoyed making and eating!

Some of my meals and snacks that I absolutely enjoyed making and eating!

Last week, I began the BeachBody’s 7-Day Clean Eating Challenge. This challenge consisted of eating 5 to 6 small meals daily, working out at least 30 minutes each day with two recovery days (I also did 3.1 Miles on the treadmill for 5 days), and just being fully committed (checking in, completing daily tasks).

I absolutely loved being a part of this challenge group. Everyone was (still is) extremely supportive of one another. We shared our setbacks and victories with one another. I love the fact that we became like a little family.

In result of completing this challenge, I lost a total of 8 pounds. I learned the importance of meal planning and eating smaller meals. I actually felt fuller than ever. I learned how to not be hard on myself when something doesn’t go as planned. I ended up not craving my splurge meal as much as I thought I would have.

If you are interested in being in the next 7-Day Clean Eating Challenge, leave a comment on here or on the Love Sparks Strength Facebook page or Facebook Message me. I’ll let my  BeachBody coach know and we will go from there.

Here is the meal plan, shopping list, and circuit workout I completed during the 7 days. (You have to download the Shopping List and Meal Plan to see them)

Group Challenge Workout:
2 min to warm up: jog or march with high knees in place
Jumping jacks – 2×50 reps
Push-ups – 2×5 reps
Planks – 2×20 second hold
Squats – 2×20 reps (use dumbbells to make it harder if you have them)
Crunches – 3×10 reps
Burpees for time – 1 minute
Chair dips – 2×10 reps
Standing calf raises – 2×20 reps
2 min jog or march with high knees in place
2 min cool down: walking/marching slowly in place

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Stay tuned to my next weekly challenge.

Much Love,

Christina

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