Diary

Slow Progress

Alright, in to week 3 of the Bikini Body Guide, and week 4 of the New Year! I was down another 0.5kg and 0.3% body fat since my last weigh in. Progress has definitely slowed down, but it’s still going in the right direction. I need to get a LISS (walking) and resistance session in… Continue reading Slow Progress

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Motivation Struggle Street

Well, I got sick, and missed all of last week, so I restarted “Week 2” this week. I’m sore, I’m still recovering from being sick, and I’m feeling bloated, because…. Reasons. So this week hasn’t been the easiest. I caved and had a second cheat meal, and if my muscles weren’t killing me right now,… Continue reading Motivation Struggle Street

Fitness

Starvation Mode

The first thing people do when they’re trying to lose weight is cut out calories, but it needs to be done the right way in order to work. If you cut out too much for an extended period of time, your body will enter starvation mode.   What is Starvation Mode? When the body isn’t… Continue reading Starvation Mode

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Week 2 and Seeing Results

I’m in to my second week of the New Year. My body is sore as anything from the gym, but I’m recovering. Last week I completed all of my planned exercise, stayed within my calorie limit and macros (except for my cheat meal), and drank at least 3L of water. I’m feeling awesome. I even… Continue reading Week 2 and Seeing Results

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Sore, but Not Sorry

This morning when I rolled over to turn my alarm off…. let’s be honest, to hit snooze, I could feel it. The burning in my legs and ass, no doubt from yesterday’s resistance training. I started the Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide again, and yesterday was Legs and Cardio. It was hard, it was harder… Continue reading Sore, but Not Sorry

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Weight loss is 20% exercise, and 80% nutrition.

Weight loss is 20% exercise, and 80% nutrition. Most of us have heard this expression, and the first time I did, it was a kick in the lady-balls. It’s easy for me to workout, it’s not easy for me to give up the foods I love. I thought that I could workout, and eat whatever… Continue reading Weight loss is 20% exercise, and 80% nutrition.

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Drinking Water and Weight Loss

Water is important, but a lot of people don’t know just how important it is. Not drinking enough water can affect your kidneys’ ability to function properly and is even the leading cause of kidney stones. Drinking plenty of water is one of the easiest ways to avoid UTIs (urinary tract infections) as it flushes… Continue reading Drinking Water and Weight Loss