Weight loss project (The plan phase one)
Phase 1 (April-July) : Lifestyle change
By the end of phase 1 I expect to loose 20 pounds. I will weight in once a week, on Mondays. By setting attainable weekly goals I hope I will be able go achieve my goal. I’m using a modified food pyramid made for people with diabetes.
April : Remove fast food and Coca Cola from my diet. I’ll be allowed 1 cheat day per week. I also have to update my food journal (on the blog) daily. Try to stay under 2000 calories a day.
Week 1: No Coca Cola or any other soft drink
Week 2: Reduce sugar to 50 grams a day (recommended daily amount), replace white sugar with brown sugar
Week 3: Reduce bread to 2 slices of bread per day. Eat no more than 1 cup or starch per day
Week 4: Remove peanut butter from diet Max (once a week)
May: Add exercise to my routine.
Week 1: 30 minutes of exercise (cardio) 3 times a week
Week 2: 30 minutes of exercise (cardio) 5 times a week
Week 3: 30 minutes cardio + 30 minutes yoga or pilate 3 times a week
Week 4: 30 minutes of cardio +30 minutes of yoga or pilate 5 times a week.
June: Reduce calorie intake to 1500, lower the amount of starch per week, control protein portion.
Week 1: No starch more than 3 times a week (including cheat day). 1 slice of bread maximum
Week 2: Starch reduce to twice a week. No more bread
Week 3: Starch once a week, on cheat day
Week 4: No more cheat day