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Weight yo-yo with 30 pounds to lose, seeking BUDDY!!!
Hey there!! I'd be more than happy to help out!! I'm in the same boat as you...yo-yoing with 30lbs that need to come off by November. Let's do this!! :d ~Becca ;)
by bneibaur (submitted 6 years ago)
Fitness routines
Hey all!! I just discovered this website that has a varitey of fitness routines to do at home. Plus they are super fun!! Check it out!! http://www.shape.com/enviga/vi... Have fun and happy fitness!! :d ~Becca ;)
by bneibaur (submitted 6 years ago)
Exersize
HI! I do a treadmill work out for 15 mins as a warm up to toning. Here is my routine: Treadmill - 1-3 mins warm up, 3-5.5 mins brisk walk, 5.5-6 mins slow walk, 6-8.5 mins brisk walk increase incline, 8.5-9 mins slow walk, 9-12 mins brisk walk, 12-14 walk brisk/slow, 14-15 mins cool down. Ball crunches 15 (3 reps) Weights on ball Reverse crunches 10 (3 reps) arm bands workout This has mostly toned me. Adding longer treadmill will increase fat/weight loss.
by bneibaur (submitted 7 years ago)
New Express Plan
I'm on the express plan, week 1, and so far I'm having trouble getting all the foods in. I was put on the express plan because I'm a slow loser. It's supposed to help you lose faster thats why it's so restricted. Also, I'm not taking LA Lites or the Supplements. I didn't want the Lites and I don't have to take supplements. I am on plan #3 so that might be different from other plans. I hope I lose, not gain!! Guess there's only 1 way to find out. :? Good luck to all!!
by bneibaur (submitted 7 years ago)
Advice?
If you don't like veggies...try V8 Fusion. It counts as 2 veggies and 1 fruit per 8oz and there is some yummy flavors. My favorite is the peach mango. =0)
by bneibaur (submitted 7 years ago)
ANY extra info given out
HEY!! So, I went in yesterday and I was changed to the new Plan #3 (express version) since I'm losing so slowly. I bought the plate and I will be using it tommorrow...I'll tell ya how it is. Here is what the plan that I was changed to looks like: [b]3 - Proteins:[/b] 4 oz Fish (Catfish, flounder, haddock, halibut, mahi mahi, orange roughy, pollock, red snapper, sea bass, tuna: canned or pouched water packed). 4oz Poultry (Chicken breast: canned, chicken or turkey breast: no skin, Chicken or turkey breast: white meat lean ground, turkey luncheon meat: low fat low sodium sliced). 4oz Shellfish (crab, lobster, scallops, shrimp) & Veal (lean chop, roast) [b]Vegetarian Proteins:[/b] 3/4 cup Beans/Legumes (beans: cooked, peas: cooked, lentils: cooked), Cheese (3oz cheeses w/ 3 grams fat or less per oz & 1 cup cottage cheese: 1% skim), Eggs (2 large whole) Egg substitute (1 cup fat free), 8 Egg whites, Soy products (soy cheese 2oz, soy milk plain or low fat fortified 1 & 1/2cups, soy yogurt 1 cup, tempeh 3 oz, textured veggie protein 1/2 cup, tofu soft raw 1 cup, tofu firm raw 1/2 cup), Nuts/Seeds (nuts any variety unsalted 1 oz, nut butters reduced fat or all natural peanut, almond, soy 2 Tbsp) Vegetarian meats (1 burger 3 oz patty) [b]4 - Veggies:[/b] Fresh or frozen 1 cup raw or 1/2 cup cooked (bean sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, collard greens, cucumber, eggplant, mushrooms, onions any type, peppers any type, squash/zucchini yellow or spaghetti, string beans any variety, tomato, zucchini). Asparagus (6 spears or 1/2 cup cooked), brussel sprouts (4 or 1/2 cup cooked), carrots (6 baby or 1/2 cup raw or cooked), lettuce any variety (3 cups raw), spinach (2 cups raw or 1/2 cup cooked), tomato cherry (6). [b]3 - Fruits:[/b] Fresh or Frozen, 1 apple small (4oz), 1 banana small (4oz), blackberries (3/4 cup), Blueberries (3/4 cup), cantaloupe cubed (1 cup), cherries (12 or 3 oz), clementine medium (2), grapefruit large (1/2), grapes all types small (17), 1 nectarine small (5oz), 1 orange small (6 & 1/2oz), 1 peach medium, 1 pear small (4oz), pineapple fresh (3/4oz), 2 plums small, raspberries (1cup), 12 strawberries medium (1 & 1/4cups), 2 tangerine small (8oz), watermelon (1 & 1/4 cups). [b]4 - Starches:[/b] Breads whole grains (small bagel 1oz, bread 1slice, light bread 2slices, 4 crisp breadsticks 4inch x 1/2 inch, 1 english muffin light, 1/2 hot dog/hamburger bun, 1 pita 4 inch, 1 waffle reduced fat 4inches across), Cereals (Corn Flakes unsweetened 3/4cup, Fiber One 3/4cup, oatmeal plain cooked 1/2cup, shredded wheat 1/2cup), Crackers (graham low fat 1sheet, Matzo 1, Melba Toast round plain 6, Triscuit low fat 5, Wheat Thins, reduced fat or multigrain 10), Snacks (popcorn airpopped or 94% fat free 3cups, rice cakes mini any variety 6). [b]2 - Dairy:[/b] 2oz Cheese (3grams of fat or less per oz), Milk (Lactaid fatfree 8oz, Skim Skim plus 8oz, Soy plain non fat or low fat fortified with calcium and vit D 8oz), Yogurt (light arificially sweetened any flavor 8oz, plain nonfat 8oz). [b]2 - Fats:[/b] Oils 1 tsp (canola, olive, peanut, sunflower), Spreads/Dressings (avacado/guacamole 2 Tbsp, margarine 1 tsp, margarine lowerfat spread 30-50% veggie oil 1 Tbsp, Mayo reduced fat or light 1 Tbsp, Miracle Whip light 1 Tbsp, salad dressing reduced fat less than 5g of fat 2 Tbsp. [b]2 - LA Lites[/b]....I'm not doing LA lites so I just skip this one, counselors said it's ok to skip. [b]Beverages:[/b] regular or decaf, diet, calorie free, any variety Unlimited, coffee regular or decaf unlimited, Tea regular or decaf Unlimited. [b]Condiments:[/b] 3 per day (BBQ sauce 1 Tbsp, Salad dressing fat free or low fat 1Tbsp, salad dressing fat free Italian 2Tbsp, Cool whip fat free or light 2 Tbsp, cream cheese fat free 1 Tbsp, jam jelly sugar free 2 Tbsp, sour cream fat free or light 1 Tbsp, coffee mate liquid creamer fat free 1Tbsp, half & half 2 Tbsp) Unlimited condiments: tabasco sauce or hot sauce, wocestershire sauce, vinegar, horseradish, I can't believe it's not butter spray, mustar, bouillon broth consomme fat free, gelatin dessert sugar free, lemon or lime juice, sugar substitute. [b]Frozen Meals:[/b] Calories ~ 200-300, Carbs ~ less than 40 grams, Protein ~ at least 14 grams (vegetarian should contain greater than 7 grams), Fat ~ less than 10 grams, Sodium ~ less than 750 mg. Suggested meals ~ Lean Cuisine, Healthy Choice & Michelina's lean Gourmet. I hope this helps out. Remember this plan 3 Express version Becca :d
by bneibaur (submitted 7 years ago)
New Plans and measuring plate?
YES it's true!! New plans with more starches!! I went in last night and they were so excited to tell about it. The new plans start next week! :d
by bneibaur (submitted 7 years ago)
Take Off (this really works)
The Take Off is GREAT! It really does work...especially if you need that "extra" boost to get ya back on track. Brandi ~ at the beginning they do have you eat unlimited proteins but when you do it later, they portion out the foods instead. The beginning TAke Off is different than the on plan Take Off. The Center suggests doing it like every 2 weeks or something...I've done it once on plan and it worked! :d
by bneibaur (submitted 7 years ago)
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