In a few days those of you who have been participating in the 60-day nutrition challenge will have made it to the halfway point.
This fact means it is time to assess.
If you have been diligent in your ways, eating as you are required, training and you are required, sleeping as you are required, then you should be experiencing the positive results of improving your health. Have you taken note of those things? Have you stopped and really thought about how your health, your overall well-being has been affected? If you haven’t please do. You are participating in this challenge for many reasons, one of which is to experience changes.
Better training sessions?
How have your friends and family reacted to your changes in eating habits?
If your goal was to lose weight, have you? (Muscle gains are in the works, so stick with it. It takes about 8 weeks for muscle to build.)
Post to comments your thoughts.
On my mind… Many of you ask, “What Should I Eat Before I Train?”
The answer isn’t as simple as “this or that.” It is time dependent on when you are training, in addition to any limitations you may have with food. Are your a vegetarian? Can you eat nuts? On that note, as you will read in the article below and we have shared with you, it is perfectly acceptable to enjoy a Paleo-strict breakfast.
Check out this article for some answers to these questions. I am of course happy to help you – as always, but just a bit of reassurance from other sources helps me to be comfortable when I provide you all with answers.
On another note, the special Memorial Day training session, featuring “Murph” was a success. As I was jogging back on Glenwood to meet some of you on the final mile, I got goosebumps. I was reflecting back on the last hour of training. Not only is it a privilege to train alongside each and every one of you, but I also had the experience of seeing all of you get in all of your reps and out the door before our pre-determined time cap. To see that and to experience it with you, gave me those goosebumps.
Thank you for the opportunity to train alongside you all. I know Bobby, Kim, Chad and Amber feel the exact same way. You all push us to be better too – don’t forget that.
Photos can be found below. The first group at 8a, sorry, I was busy sweating right beside you to snag any pics. However, your “Murph” spirit was no doubt included in the photos from group 2.
So what is next? Our Nutrition Challenge will come to a close the morning of June 30. That afternoon, time, location TBD, we will meet for some fun and food. Winners will be announced at that time. In order to make that happen, we will need to do measurements and photos on Wednesday or Thursday leading up to the event.