Almost..8 weeks out.
I use my blog to show benchmarks in my training/progress. I don’t send pics to coaches since I’m self coached but I still do weekly pics. I have been busting my booty this week. I ‘almost’ had a cold but found my way out of that so that’s good.
This is 11 weeks and 8 weeks out. I’m feeling good. Umm.. a zillion miles to go though!
One thing I’m noticing is my recovery time is not super fast. I am not going to say it’s being 50, but I’m trying to be mindful of that. I am still busting it so hard but as of yet haven’t resorted to endless time on the cardio equipment daily. I get some in and will be adding more, but my airdyne bike is keeping me on point.
In my studio, I have a lot of my team cutting for weddings, shows and just because it’s time! The workouts we are doing are on point to keep us progressing to the end.
Cold: Immune system:
I am using thieves oil every single day. The product I use is DoTerra On guard. I was feeling terrible
and started a gargle swish thing with a few drops of this. My cold was gone in 1 day. You can use it for
so much but I am determined to stay well this prep. You can search Pinterest for more on OnGuard
You can get it here from my guru friend, Abby
Remember the other blog post about colds and flu??
I LOVE this product. I am using this as a thermagenic (fat burner) and my creatine. This product has
Dandelion root for water retention. I feel really good on this one. You have to drink it before, during and after your workouts. I do 2 scoops for 5g creatine. It does have CLA so I’m pulling my Abcuts. Be sure to count 5g of fat for this product. I just supplement around this with my others to meet my needs.
It’s a weird grainy texture. You might not like it but I got used to is after the first day.
I don’t work for GNC. They don’t give me anything. They have a return policy though…
I’m not changing macros just yet because what I’m doing is working. My goal is to keep as much food as I can for as long as I can. I’m using a little more egg white this week to switch it up. Lots of pancakes, mug cakes.
Last night I had a boat load of macros to eat so I ate this
I modified the hell out of this recipe. No agave. The base of this is
Chick peas. I used peanut butter with no sugar added. I counted
out sixteen 60% cacao unsweetened chips for the recipe.
The recipe also has coconut flour, protein powder, and almond milk. I loved it.
I hit my macros and everything on this was squeaky clean!!
The rest of my day was perfect. Veggies, lean protein whole foods.
I’ve been ending my days with a little too many macros left over so I’m trying really hard
this week to go to bed with only protein left. I feel better. I think I sleep better.
Being on Bro-preps with M6 as egg whites or chicken was tough. Now, I try to have
some great food during the day so I don’t mind the egg white pancake as my last.
I’m sure some Negative Nancy- Mr. Boss Around will fly in here and debate that meal timing does or doesn’t matter and there’s probably some material to back that up. Don’t care.. If it bothers me, it bothers me.
Some of my clients tell me, it matters or it doesn’t matter. My meal timing is now intuitive on this cut. Too many carbs before sleep bothers me. I go to bed at 7pm. lol
Except for pre-post workout, my ish is tight! I eat with purpose!