Happy Monday and welcome to the beginning of 4 FABULOUS weeks of sweat, success and feeling sexy.
Oh yes, The ‘Feel Good Feb’ Challenge has officially started!!
If you missed the juicy details and why you’d be CRAZY not to be part of it.
So let’s kick off with Goal No.1.
1. Using MyFitnessPal to track your calories for at least ONE week.
Why should you do this?
I suspect many people reading this want to LOSE weight.
To lose weight you need to be in a calorie DEFICIT.
To be in a calorie deficit you need to know HOW many calories you’re consuming and how many calories to aim for daily.
To do this, you need to use a TRACKER such as MyFitnessPal (MFP).
What gets measured….gets managed.
And I’ll place a bet, if you’ve never done this before it’ll be one HECK of an eye opener!!
When I got my MAX Experience members to do this for a week they were SHOCKED but it also helped them learn and move forward.
Tracking your calories = Knowledge = Power = Better food choices = Results.
You can either use MFP to calculate your calories/deficit or use an online calculator such as IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros) then add these details to MFP.
I’d highly recommend the latter as it’s much more accurate.
What are macros Lee?
Protein, carbs and fat that make up the calorific content of our food.
Should I opt for the paid version of MFP? – No
Should I record my exercise and eat back the calories? – No
Simply use it to track your calories and aim to hit your protein target.
(we’ll be covering protein in Week 3 of our challenge).
Not sure how MFP works?
Here’s an easy to follow video:
This will look slightly different depending on what device you use but the essential info is there.
Plus there’s LOADS more tutorials on Youtube if you’d prefer.
Accompany this with your awesome, flab fighting, fitness fuelling workout I gave you last Thursday and you’ll be smashing it : )
Hit that link up top.
Time to get week 1 rockin!!
Lee ‘setting you up for success’ Donald x
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