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21 Day Fix - Day 2

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

I've had another good on plan day today. I've not felt as hungry today so I need to look at what I ate differently than yesterday. I did have 2 Shakeos today instead of the one, I made sure I a red container left for that, so I know that probably helped as they are pretty filling and I make mine with 500ml of water so big lol!

I got in my scheduled Turbofire this morning, today was HIIT 20, I did much better with the choreography than I did this one lol, so I'm improving. I love Chalene, she's so motivating and pushes you when you're feeling it!

I got paid today so I was able to go and do a healthy Fix shop. I was so proud that I stuck completely to the foods I am allowed and resisted any temptations. I felt a bit smug with my healthy, clean trolley of food.

I still have some containers left for a snack later if I need it. I love how much you can eat on this programme!

  


21 Day Fix - Day 1

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

I started the Beachbody 21 Day Fix today. I didn't buy the programme but found the correct portion sizes to follow and all the info I need. I will continue with the Turbofire programme alongside the Fix.

I hadn't been able to go shopping and stock up as I wanted to as payday is not until tomorrow, so tomorrow I will be buying a few bits and doing some meal prep. I think that is the key with this plan to have your meals all ready to go.

My first day has gone well though and I have stuck to it. I am actually eating more calories than my previous daily goal, which I was useless at sticking to btw lol. But this is all clean eating so the quality of my diet will be much improved on what it was!

I will follow the plan for the 3 weeks and see what my results are like and how I feel after the cleaner diet kicks in and then do another round before my vacation in 6 weeks time.

I'm really excited to see how this goes. I've never eaten clean, I've always been a bit scared of being restricted or missing certain foods, but I now I need to change something and I know it's my rubbish diet!

  
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STRONGNFIERCE 6/10/2014 8:56AM

    Thats awesome Soph! Let us know how its going!!

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DFOLKARD 5/28/2014 6:40AM

    Go Soph!

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P0KERS0PH 5/27/2014 2:49PM

    You should still go for it! A lot of things you would normally eat can be adapted or portioned out for yourself if your hubby wants more.

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ANGELMAMA0919 5/27/2014 2:43PM

    I want to do the 21 day fix, but my hubby refuses to get on board, which would make it SO much easier! Good luck!!

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10k Training

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

I'm currently following a training plan to run 10k.
My last run I was scheduled to cover 2.5 miles. I set out a little nervous that I wouldn't be able to do it, that I'd have to stop and walk. Anyway, before I knew it I had reached the 2.5 miles, I thought what the hell lets keep going! I wanted to see if I could make it to 3.1 miles (5k). Well I did!
I finished in 32:00! That's a pace of 10:20 min/mile! I haven't ran that quick since sometime last year when I was running. In fact my PB for a mile is 10:05 so not far off!
I'm so proud of myself that I managed 5k with no walk breaks, only done this once before and it happened to be in exactly the same time of 32:00.
This has given me so much more confidence in my ability. I know I can achieve anything I set out to do.
I'm absolutely loving this plan and I know I am going to be more than ready to run my 10k race in May next year.

  
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MWWENSIN 11/13/2013 11:34AM

    You can do it keep following the plan.

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MBTEPP 11/13/2013 11:26AM

    emoticon Small victories add up to GOAL complete. Completing your first 10K will be rewarding and easy if you prepare like you are. Keep up the good work.

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P0KERS0PH 11/12/2013 4:03PM

    Thanks guys. I definitely have total belief in myself that I can run 6.2 now. Most of it is mental, and it looks like I've finally overcome that obstacle

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    emoticon emoticon keep us posted on your progress

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NHES220 11/12/2013 3:17PM

    Well way to go! Looks like you are well on your way back to being a runner and you'll tackle that 5k!
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TERI-RIFIC 11/12/2013 2:14PM

    Good for you!! I used to run 10K's and we used to say if you can run 3 you can run a 10K.

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ZOSBOS 11/12/2013 10:20AM

    Well done on your latest run - excellent job!
Best of luck with your 10k training!

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My Insane 9 Week Challenge!

Sunday, June 09, 2013

So as most of you know I have taken on the challenge that is Insanity!
I ordered the DVD set from ebay, got it about 25 cheaper than retail price, happy days :)

I have finished Week 1 and am just beginning my second week.

It has pushed my further and harder than I ever thought I was capable of. I knew it was a tough workout programme so I had no illusions going into it. I needed something to get me excited and moving forward again in my fitness journey. I was stuck in a rut for a good few months with no real sense of direction.

I love the consistency of this programme. I never thought I'd enjoy working out 6 days a week and at such an intensity, but I'm absolutely loving it!! I love how it makes me sweat almost immediately. I love how it pushes me out of my comfort zone. I love the massive community of Insanity peeps are out there. I have met so many inspirational and supportive people on Facebook & MFP who are all taking this same challenge.

I'm excited to see how my fit test results this coming weekend at the end of week 2 will compare to my first day. I expect great things and I know I will probably not be disappointed.

My first weeks results are pretty encouraging, and I look forward to seeing continuing progress.

- 1lb weight
- 1.5" off my hips
- 1" off my chest
- 0.5" off my thigh
- 0.5" off my waist
- 2% body fat

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JUSTYNA7 6/10/2013 7:58AM

    Sometimes that push past our limits is what we need!

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LRSILVER 6/10/2013 7:28AM

    Wow Sophie great job. I am glad it is working out for you.
It sounds hard, guess that is why it is called insanity.


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FUSIONFITNESS3 6/10/2013 12:32AM

    Sounds intense and no doubt you're working up a sweat. Keep up your attitude and the determination I hear in these words and you'll be a success at the end of the 9 weeks. Go, girl!

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BILL60 6/9/2013 4:19PM

    Way to go!!The very best to you.

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EMMACORY 6/9/2013 4:05PM

    I have no idea what Insanity is like but more power to you for taking up the challenge! Sounds like you are doing great. Keep it up! emoticon emoticon

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JULESJET 6/9/2013 3:08PM

    Awesome! Keep it up and good luck with the rest!

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DFOLKARD 6/9/2013 2:13PM

    Awesome amazing results! emoticon

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FEMISLIM 6/9/2013 1:48PM

    Woo o Hoo!!! Insane results too!!!

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Race for Life 10k

Thursday, May 02, 2013

I'm taking part in my first 10k race. I've done Race for Life 5k's before and found them challenging but great fun! The support is amazing!
This year I am running my first 10k on my 30th birthday! I thought it would be a great day to get out there and do something I've always wanted to do, and even more so on my 30th :)

I have a sponsorship page and would be really grateful if anyone could donate just a little to this great cause, Cancer Research.

http://www.raceforlifesponsorme.org/soph
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LRSILVER 5/8/2013 4:41AM

    Great challenge.

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JUSTYNA7 5/7/2013 2:27PM

    Sophie what a great challenge! You can do it girl!

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FUSIONFITNESS3 5/2/2013 5:03PM

    Impressed with you taking on this challenge. Enjoy the day.

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HERE2BME 5/2/2013 2:28PM

    Wow, how far you have come! I am truly impressed! Good luck and happy early 30th!

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