Sunday, January 17, 2016

Lurong Living 5 week Challenge

Nearly three years ago when I signed up for a 90-day challenge [one year later] I didn't realize how out of shape I was. Of course, I thought I was super healthy but numbers don't lie. Three years and a baby later I'm ready for another challenge. Although, I've lost all the baby weight my goal is to get the best body I can. We're going to Hawaii in four months, eek!

Let's start with some before photos. I don't know about you, but I love a good before and after photo!

I'm just rocking leggings and a sports bra, but I think it's a good before. Don't worry I snapped a few in my bikini for the final comparison. ;)


Stats
Weight: 130 lbs, (1/17) Although, the gym scale says 128 lbs ... I'm not sure I believe it.
Height: 5'3"
BMI: I really wish I knew. I'm going to see if I can find someone who knows how to measure BMI. This is what really matters.

Goals
-  Drop inches [I'm not worried about the number on the scale. Muscle weighs more than fat]
-  Get back to eating nearly 100% paleo/clean
-  Increase overall strength
-  CORE [enough said]

Eats
100% Paleo! Yup, no diary, grains or alcohol. I plan on recapping my meals so stay tune. Interested in what I'm eating? Leave a comment with your email.

Workouts
Crossfit and Spin... I don't count walking the dog or skiing/snowboarding as a 'workout.' The plan is to workout 7-8 times a week. This means there will be a few double days. How do I make this happen? Workouts usually happen before 7 a.m. If it's a double day I sneak in another after the hubby gets home from work. This also allows for a little one-on-one daddy daughter time. I think it's good for both of them.

There you have it -- another challenge. God, I love a good challenge. I'm an all or nothing person so I can't wait to see my after photos!

Stay tune! I plan on posting various updates, meals and tips along the way.

9 comments:

  1. I think you look great as you are but I am sure you will do great on the challenge. Btw love the sports bra. I have those and they are my go to sports bras.

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  2. Good luck to you, lady! Honestly, I think inches are a better measurement of health than BMI. My husband, who is in shape and very muscular is technically 'obese' due to BMI measurements which is quite laughable.

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    1. Thanks. It's really crazy how that works out. My brother is the same way.

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  3. Way to go girl! You have totally got this! <3 Love your goals.

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  4. I love that you have firm health and fitness goals! I admire anyone who can do Paleo. I cannot live without dairy and grains. Haahaa. With this fitness challenge you'll be rocking that bikini when you hit the beach in Hawaii. :-)

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  5. Good luck on your challenge! I look forward to following it! I recently am doing Pure Barre classes. As of yesterday, I did my 10th class. Today I'm taking a two day break after doing it for 5 days so far I'm feeling a difference in my waist line and I feel better in my clothes :-).

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    1. I've always wanted to try Pure Barre! That's awesome that you're already seeing results! Keep it up.

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  6. Best of luck! You sound extremely driven, so I'm excited to hear about your journey! I've started working out again, but have a bit of trouble when I don't have a goal in mind. I need to find one soon!

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