Sunday, September 8, 2013

Weekly Food and Fitness Plan #2

Good morning and Happy Sunday!

How is your weekend treating you?  Mine is going well - yesterday morning Danielle and I busted out 8 hilly miles,

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 and then we drove down to Dan's parents' house

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to squeeze in another swim

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before they close their pool.

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Here is my plan to rock this week out: 

Meals: 

Sunday: Dan turkey burgers on the grill with sweet potato fries
Monday: crock pot pasta sauce with brown rice pasta and roasted eggplant
Tuesday: meatloaf with green beans and mashed potatoes 
Wednesday: grilled marinated chicken, baked potatoes, and veggies
Thursday: build your own pizza
Friday: my birthday - going out to eat with family 
Saturday - going to a wedding where I will eat cake 
 

Workouts:  

Sunday: 12 mile bike + one mile run
Monday: rest
Tuesday: 3 mile run
Wednesday: 6 mile bike + 500 meter swim
Thursday: 3 mile run
Friday: rest
Saturday: TRIATHALON RACE DAY!!  (prayers would be greatly appreciated)
 
Whew, it is going to be a busy week!  What are you going to be up to?  
 
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Dan's family member Stacie doesn't have a blog, but she did tell me what her plan was last week which I loved it so much and wanted to share with you:
 
I can never get 60 minutes in a row dedicated to exercise so I am trying to do 15 minutes of stretching/yoga in before work, 10 minutes of power walking on each of my breaks for 30 total minutes of cardio, and then 15 minutes of resistance/weights after work. Food focus this week is "plate planning" with half the plate whole fruit and veggies, 1/4 whole grain carbs and 1/4 lean protein. Continuing to count the calories, trying to stay under 1200/day and keep white sugar, white flour, and saturated fat off the plate.

Isn't that awesome!?!  I feel like that is a simple, but wonderful plan. :)  Thanks Stacie!
 
Have a blessed Sunday!

3 comments:

  1. Love Stacie's simple visual idea of "plate planning"! I am definitely going to try that as I pack my lunches for this week. Just checking, though, isn't eating under 1200 calories a day generally not recommended?

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  2. Ha, two weeks in a row we've had one of the same menu items. Great minds, Racheal, great minds.

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    1. Yay, I think that is a good sign! I always love the meals you have planned! :)

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