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Last Day! Congratulations! You made it through the Challenge!

08 Oct Last Day! Congratulations! You made it through the Challenge!

I’m so proud that you made it to day 7! Don’t forget to weigh and measure yourself to see what kind of progress you’ve made this week. Don’t be disappointed if there isn’t a huge difference after just one week, everyone’s bodies are different and results will vary with time. Hopefully you have a glimpse into what this way of eating can do for you. Come tell us how you did, share scale and non scale victories and ask any questions you may have!

Breakfast
Cream Cheese Pancakes
Lunch
Easy Salad – Lettuce, Cucumbers, Boiled Egg, Half an Avocado, Cheddar Cheese, Oil and Vinegar
Dinner
Chicken Alfredo Spaghetti Squash,
Snack
Chocolate Fat Bombs

Final Thoughts For This Challenge

In the end, you have to believe that nothing can substitute commitment and hard work when it comes to achieving athletic success, becoming stronger and looking leaner and fitter. If you give your body a good reason to change and improve, then it will do so. All you have to do is just push yourself to grow and succeed.
Remember to start out slowly, whatever your exercise program may be. Then, once your body has the chance to adjust, you can take it to the next level.
This will prevent any chance of burning out or being injured. If you suffer from a heart condition, or any other condition that may be affected by regular exercise, make sure you consult your physician beforehand.

Summary of Ways to Boost Your Health

Hydration
Symptoms of dehydration include fatigue, headaches, dry skin, exhaustion, and dry mouth. When you consider the fact that we are made up of 60% water, it should be a slight indication of how vital it is to our health and well-being that we stay hydrated. Drinking water aids in digestion, maintaining your body temperature and transporting nutrients. Water is also beneficial to the health of your skin, energizes your muscles, it’s beneficial to your kidneys and your bowel health, too.

Nutrition
We make decisions every day regarding our health, whether we realize it or not. With busy lives, it can be easy to make the wrong choice and pick up a candy bar as we rush out the door. You justify it by telling yourself a candy bar is better than nothing, but is it? Truly? Managing your weight, following a nutritious eating plan and practicing self care will ensure your health improves and is maintained. It can reduce your risk of diabetes, heart disease and cancer, as well as improving your immunity. Eating nutritiously has an immediate impact on your overall health.

Sleep
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute examined why sleep is so important to your health. Better sleep improves your immunity; in fact, there are links between insufficient sleep and serious health problems like diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. Poor sleep can also lead to a lower pain threshold, so whether you are suffering from chronic pain, or acute pain due to a recent injury, improved sleep could help combat against it. Have you ever noticed after a night of tossing and turning that you have a clumsy day? Accidents are more likely to occur when you are overtired. Additionally, your mood will improve, your memory will improve, and you can combat weight gain.

Unplug
Even though technology has made huge advances in our world, there are times when being disconnected is better. Take time out and unplug from technology every day. especially at night and before bed to better your mental, emotional and physical health.

Walking/Exercise
The Mayo Clinic has acknowledged that a brisk walk on a daily basis can have a massive impact on your health. It can prevent heart disease and diabetes, but if you are already suffering from those conditions, walking is an excellent way to manage your condition. It helps to maintain your waistline, improve your mood, your balance, and even your coordination; furthermore, it strengthens your bones and muscles. If you aren’t a regular walker then start small with a 10-minute walk, and then work your way up to longer walks. Change your route and explore the world around you.

Thank you for all your hard work throughout the challenge!
To Your Success,
Coach Cheryl

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