Today is my fifth day on my 30 day experiment with Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts & Protein, either Tofu, Fish, Turkey or Chicken.
To date, the weight loss progression is that I am down now a total of over 6 pounds, from 200.8 lbs to 194.6lbs , 1.2% of bodyfat and I still have till Sunday before an entire week is up.
I am sure that the weight loss progression is going to slow down significantly, but I do not want to give that any outside help, like sneaking in a snickers bar or having a beer, so today I will stick to the plan and for strength training focus on squats and pushups.
Weight Loss Progression
I want to check my own weight loss progress with an experiment of vegetables for 30 days.
Today I will focus on deadlifts and pullups.
I am going to go up in weight on both of those, check the table below to see how much.
So far for today, I have had:
Hmm, after reading that, I need some more food, getting hungry!
I know that I can make the most weight loss progression with a focus on vegetables like:
I had the above vegetables together with a small piece of salmon for breakfast, yea, why not? First I had a pear and some grapes, then the salmon and broccoli, and for lunch had carrot and Tilapia.
If you want to keep making weight loss progress with fruits, the fruits should be low on the glycemic index, so think berries instead of mango or banana.
You can forget about making great weight loss progress if you are always noshing on nuts.
They pack a tremendous number of calories.
2 Organic Eggs
What am I not going to have?
Grains, any grains, including bread, pasta, rice, quinoa, oatmeal, barley.
Legumes, any beans, because they always give me heartburn. I am going to miss peanuts and peanut butter though.
Alcohol, even the touted red wine, I just want to go an entire month without red wine and hope that it is a plus.
Dairy, cheese, milk, even parmesan for sprinkling.
Oreos, the toughest part of this, but no oreos or any other junk food for that matter.
In addition, I want to lift weights and walk, so for today as an example:
I did 5 sets of pullups with 90lbs on the stack and 5 sets of deadlifts, starting with 95lbs and then increasing up to 1125lbs.squats.
That whole workout took about 45minutes.
After two days of weight training, I can tell you that I am pretty sore, especially in my legs, so I am hobbling around a bit when I first stand up, but today is the best that I have felt in weeks and I can feel the effects of just 2 days of squats, deadlifts, pushups and pullups.
For tomorrow, I will go back to squats and pushups and I believe I will be stronger.
Later on today I will take a walk for 30 minutes as I do not usually enjoy running on a treadmill, but I am going to be open to changing around my workout routine as I get leaner.
Would be great to have some company here!
So please join me for a 30 day Adventure, let’s see how it works for all of us!
So the update of all of this is approximately one year later, still have quite a ways to go.
Just what is the holy grail of weight loss progression?
I know, but just one misstep in the wrong direction is very very costly.
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