My Thoughts on The 21 Day Fix (by a personal trainer who doesn’t sell Beach Body)

21 Day Fix Review by a Personal Trainer Who Doesn't Sell Beach Body

The 21 Day Fix is a full meal plan and workout system from Beach Body.  I do not sell Beach Body, but I have enjoyed all of the workout programs I’ve tried from them.  The 21 Day Fix came with a full nutrition and diet framework to follow, in addition to the workouts.

Here are my thoughts on the 21 Day Fix, after having completed it.  The workouts are great.  They are tough, but fun, and they definitely cover all the major muscle groups.  The nutrition/diet guidelines are easy to follow and somewhat flexible.  Read more

What is Clean Eating and How Can it Help You Lose Weight?

What is Clean Eating and How Can it Help You Lose Weight and Feel Great. lemonadeandlunges.com

The definition of clean eating can vary depending on who you ask.  When I was focusing on clean eating I eliminated processed foods, white flour, and white sugar.  I was buying whole fat dairy (low fat typically means more sugar) and I was making pretty much everything I ate from scratch.  Typically with clean eating you also want to buy organic as much as possible.

Cutting out sugar was a big part of this lifestyle for me.  The first few days were rough, but I found once I got past the first four or five days I wasn’t craving it anymore.  The thing I found most amazing was after a few days I actually wasn’t craving anything anymore!  I ate when I was hungry and other than that I wasn’t really thinking about food (which is unheard of for me).  It was crazy to see how that happened after cutting out all the processed foods (and chemicals that go with them).  Read more