Shakeology challenge results

Just checking in with the results of my 10 day Shakeology challenge: Starting weight: 189.5 waist: 35.5 Final weight: 185.5 waist: 34.5 I had some bumps in the road. I went to a birthday party on Sat and a boat party on Sunday….both involving alcohol. But I worked my butt off focusing on my morning … Continue reading

My Shakelology 10 day challenge

I am always looking for ways to stay motivated and challenge myself. So after my Shakeology 3 day cleanse. I joined a Shakeology challenge. What is a 10 day Shakeology Challenge: It’s a challenge hosted by beach body coaches where u replace one of your meals with a Shakelogy shake, exercise 30 mins a day … Continue reading

My Beach Body Fitness Plan September – November

I am almost finished with my second attempt at a Shakeology cleanse. (today is day 3). I am feelign good and it is time to kick things up a notch! I am doing amix of nutrition challenges and a Insanity/Turbofire hybrid workout program in the next 3 months. I ill be doing both Insanity and … Continue reading

Remembering that this is a journey…There are no deadlines

I woke up this morning feeling a little defeated. And I had to give myself a little pep talk. I have not been doing too well with eating right and exercising the last 2 weeks and I gained some weight back. I know what I need to be doing. I know how to do it. … Continue reading

Update! Update!

Well, It’s been a while. And I am happy to report that I am still progressing. I’m becoming more knowledgeable about fitness and nutrition, as well as transforming into a real bad-ass in the gym. LOL. I am very proud of how far I have come. I have a lot of that to thank to … Continue reading

Staying Motivated to Exercise EVERY DAY

A lot of people find it unimaginable to exercise 6 to 7 days out of the week. And for some it is unrealistic. For some, it’s even unnecessary. But for me and what I am trying to do, it fits perfectly. I have been consistent in working out 6 to 7 days a week for … Continue reading

To give up drinking or not?????

Soooooooo…. My first weigh in for my Insanity Challenge was today and I am extremely disappointed. While I do feel stronger and I know my endurance has improved, it’s still frustrating not to see the scale moving. In 2 weeks of working my ass off, I lost 2 pounds and 1/2 inch off of my … Continue reading

My Insanity Challenge

  Hello all! Just wanted to catch you guys up on how I’ve been doing. As you know, because of my plateau, I decided to try the Insanity 60 day program.  The workouts are super tough and I am always drenched in sweat.  There is a lot of jumping which suuuuuucks for my knees, but … Continue reading

Spray instead of pour…

Since I love salad and I always seem to use to much dressing…I thought it was a good idea to try these spray dressings. Works pretty well to wet your salad just enough. It cut back my calories significantly. I’ve gone from using thick, fatty, high calorie dressing like ranch and caesar which were 120-200 … Continue reading

The dreaded Plateau: Plan to address my lack of weight loss the last 4 weeks.

So…I would be lying if I didn’t admit to being a little discouraged with my weight loss the past few weeks. And since it’s normal to hit a plateau, I wanted to share this experience with everyone following operationflatbelly. I haven’t lost any weight in 4 weeks! I’ve been working out on average about 8 times … Continue reading