Insanity Max 30 Results: Nikki Minton

So when Insanity Max 30 was announced I said, “THAT IS GOING TO BE GAME CHANGER!!!” I hate cardio, let me rephrase that… I REALLY REALLY REALLY DISLIKE CARDIO! I am such a weights girl! I love lifting, it makes me feel strong and look even stronger… but I knew Shaun T was up to something! So I decided to start Insanity Max 30 with my challengers on Dec 15, 2014! It was great to be working out with my Husband but I needed more accountability! So I had a group of challengers and a 5-6am workout partner (someone i texted back and forth until we pressed play)! #1 of Equation SUPPORT

Well when I started Insanity Max, I was 146.4lbs and my inches were SCARY TO ME! Chest 34, Ribs 28, Hips 38, Lt Arm 11.5, Rt Arm 11, Lt Thigh 22, Rt Thigh 21.5

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After, on February 7, 2015 I weighed 138.6 lbs and Chest 31 1/2, Ribs 26 1/2, Hips 34, Rt Arm 11 1/4, Lt Arm 10 1/2, Rt thigh 22, Lt Thigh 21

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I LOST 7.8lbs and a TOTAL of 10 1/4 inches!!!!! This was one of my most FAVORITE things!!!! Seeing how much I hated waking up every day and working out…. but the results show that consistency day after day PAYS OFF!!!! 

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Progress is not perfection… but it is what Motivates so many! How do you feel in your life today? Are you happy with what you look like? Have you been working hard to get where you are? Have you changed your daily tasks to make your body and attitude different?

Its all about the change you are willing to make! Day in and Day out! This is not just because of Pressing Play every day for the last 60 days… That was #2 of the equation FITNESS…

Then there is #3 Nutrition… WHAT DOES THAT LOOK LIKE??? I followed a lot of my 21 Day Fix meal plans from the #21dayfix =) 

AN average day would look something like this:

  • Breakfast: 1 RED and 1 Yellow (Shakeology blended with a sweet potato)
  • Snack: 1 Purple and 1 Blue (Berries and cashews)
  • Lunch: 2 Green, 1 Purple, and 1 tsp (Green Smoothie: Kale, Spinach, Green Apple, and Pineapple and Coconut Oil)
  • Snack:1 red, 1 yellow (rice and beans)
  • Dinner: 1 red, 1 Green and 1 orange (Cucumbers and tomatoes with Fix vinaigrette dressing and chicken)
  • Snack: 1 red (vegan potein shake with 1 tsp pb/ seed butter)

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15 Tips to help you stay on track to Reach YOUR MOMENT

Take your training to the next level – whether that means upping your game by signing up for an extreme challenge or just getting off the couch and into your workout shoes for the first time. I’ll be here to guide and support you along your journey by providing expert diet and fitness plans, inspirational videos, informative tips and much more to help you Train for Your Moment.

 

Eat less, exercise more.That’s the simple solution to anyone’s weight loss questions. But if it was that easy, more people would be in great shape. Turns out, some of your other behaviors play a big role in fat loss. Try these 15 tips—including several surprises—to fire up your metabolism speed up your lean body transformation.

1. Have a Plan

The old saying goes: “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Have a realistic goal and set specific targets for your week to reach that goal, says Emma-Leigh Synnott, M.B.B.S, an exercise, nutrition, and metabolism specialist. However, make sure that you don’t end up being too strict with yourself. Life is about more than your diet. So be sure to find that balance between reaching your goal, and enjoying the moment too.

2. Sleep More

Sleep does more than help your body recover from a long day — it actually helps you fight fat. In fact, researchers at the University of Chicago reported that sleeping less than 7 to 8 hours can increase your appetite (forcing you to overeat), slow your metabolism (causing you to burn fewer calories) and make the body retain more abdominal fat. Need another reason to sleep more? Lack of shut-eye is also associated with bad workouts. Do yourself a favor and get some rest. Your body will thank you.

 

3. Eat Less More Often

Eating 5-6 small meals a day will speed up your metabolism and teach you how to eat in portion. Studies have said several things but when you eat smaller meals throughout the day (clean, raw, and healthy), you will rev your metabolism up and it will help you lose weight!

4. Know How Much You Are Eating

Part one of the energy equation is to simply restrict your fuel intake. But unfortunately, most people do very badly with this. Research has shown that most people grossly underestimate how much they are eating, sometimes by up to 50 percent! There are a number of ways you can track what you are eating, such as using MyPlate through livestrong.com or Myfitnesspal,com, but whatever system you use the key is consistency and accuracy.

5. Move More (LOTS more!)

This is, essentially, the second half of the equation – the calories-out side.Unfortunately, most people struggle with this process. In today’s society we are largely sedentary: We travel in cars, we work in front of computers all day and we relax in front of the television. Add incidental exercise (like talking the stairs or tapping your foot) in addition to formal activity (such as playing sports, lifting weights, running, a Beachbody Program) to see the greatest benefits

6. Remove Liquid Calories

You want the truth: 65 percent of Americans drink beverages that are heavy in calories. Not only are these drinks less likely to keep you full, thus leaving you hungry, they are oftentimes loaded with sugar. Yes this means your crystal light, juices, alcohol, pop, sweetened tea, and anything with artificial sweeteners in it!

7. Plan a Cheat Meal

This will help your body see that you are not depriving it from what it is use to and you can splurge, will losing weight!- it is ONE MEAL, not a WHOLE DAY!

8. Make Yourself Accountable

Surround yourself with tools to help you with your journey. Tell your friends. Tell your family. Join my support group or Challenge group! Let people know your goals and ask for their support in helping you achieving them. The more supported you are, the better.

9. Practice Carb Swapping

Carb swapping is is one of the easiest (and fastest) ways to jump-start weight loss. Replace foods like pasta, rice and bread with fruits and vegetables. The fruits and vegetables have fewer calories and carbohydrates than their processed counterparts. That means you can eat more total food without adding weight.

 

10. Eat More Fat

Did you know that the Institute of Medicine recommends that a diet be made up of 25 to 35 percent fat? Turns out, high-fat foods like nuts, avocados and healthy oils can help you lose fat faster than other diet approaches. Just make sure you figure out how much fat you need in your diet to prevent yourself from overeating. And, as always, avoid the trans fats. They’re still not healthy.

11. Eat More Protein

Protein helps you maintain lean body mass (muscle, not fat), and increase the thermic effect of your diet. That is, protein requires more energy for your body to process than carbohydrates or fat. This can subtly contribute to the calories-out side of the energy equation. As a bonus, eating protein keeps you fuller longer, and researchers have shown that it can reduce how much you eat per day by hundreds of calories.

12. DRINK MORE WATER: Become a Heavy Drinker

No we’re not talking about alcohol. While there’s nothing magical about water, the process of consuming lots of liquid can trick you into feeling less hungry. What’s more, when you’re dehydrated you burn 2 percent fewer calories per day, says University of Utah researchers. So if you struggle to control your appetite, drink up before your meal. Then drink some more. You’ll be more likely to fight off fat. You should be drinking 50% of your weight in ounces!

Read more: HERE

13. Drink Shakeology

Your diet should primarily consist of whole-food sources like meats, veggies, fruits and nuts. However, research published in the Journal of Nutrition found those who consume whey-protein shakes lost almost twice as much fat as those who didn’t have the shakes. Magic? Hardly. The protein in shakeology isn’t any more effective than protein found in solid meals. However, most people don’t get enough protein in their diets, and the shakeology is a convenient way to meet your body’s needs.

Read more: HERE

14. Be Patient and Give Yourself Time

You didn’t gain weight overnight, so you will not take it off overnight either. Give yourself time and know that the weight will come off if you stick to your plan.

15. COMMIT to a program

Sticking to a program will give yourself the best results, whether that is getting involved into a support group or a challenge group. COMMIT and write down your goals that you want to reach- share them with me and I will help you succeed. nminton24@gmail.com

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