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bosco

Low Carb...

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Well, years ago I gave it a go and I did very well.  I am struggling to get back into program and let about 20 lbs creep back on, so I decided Sunday was the best time to get a healthy kick start.  I will be going to Vegas next week, so its likely all for not, but I am looking forward to getting back to it.  

 

I am already down 8 lbs. and getting past the food headaches and carb withdrawals.   I use to follow atkins, but think that I am going to try and eat clean more of a paleo Monday to Friday, and have 1 to 2 cheat days a week to keep from getting tired of the low carb lifestyle.  

 

I also signed up for a gym membership and I hope to get back into the weights. My 14 year old son is looking to start lifting, so I figure I can teach him and take advantage of that gym time as well.  

 

I only have 12 more pounds so I am not too far away from my goal, however, creating the healthy mindset again is the first step.  Everything will be in moderation, but if I can stick to 5 days a week of clean eats, working out, and two days of normal eating, I think that I will be happy with the end result

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I think the 5 out of 7 makes a lot of sense, Ive been trying to lose 20 lbs before my next check up, and things go a lot easier if I'm not so regimented. 

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You can do it!  We have been doing low carb also but we do cheat a little here and there and yes it helps keep you going.  The tough part to me is the initial 4 weeks when you have to really go full on to get things going.  We also lean more towards a Paleo low carb but allow dairy.  I get more veggies eating this way than before so I'm really not complaining at all.

Stir fry is a great fit!  We also found some low carb tortillas that taste great (not from your typical companies).  you can get one of those a day once you get past the first 4 weeks or so, 5 carbs each.

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On 5/11/2017 at 3:35 PM, bosco said:

creating the healthy mindset again is the first step

Yes. So true. After having been off my fitness regime for a while, it's time to take heed. Once the mind is ready the body follows.

 

5 marathons, and countless century rides on my bike, it's time to get back to the good life.

 

Thanks for posting this mate!

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