To get you started with the food side of things just watch this little clip
Set up myfitnesspal
Click the myfitnesspal logo for a step by step guide on how to fully setup.
New myfitnesspal User
(p.s. I am not the food police, i not going to judge you on what your eating/drinking & the only other people who'll see your dairy will be people you add as friends...
To get started with the food, load up your myfitnesspal account on your phone & follow all of these steps.
1. Set Your Current Weight
2. Put Activity level to lightly active at most but if you sit down most of the day set it to sedentary
3. Set Your Goal to Maintain (the workouts should take care of the weight loss)
4. (IMPORTANT) To Help me give you support & to give you accountability ... click on the clipboard icon to show you how to add me as a friend.
5 Focus mostly on making sure you hit your protein goal...To learn how to monitor Protein click the Chicken drumstick icon
Veteran fitnesspal User
The Measure of Things
Click this icon to download the a full body measurement sheet..
Review Your Progress
Every week weight & measure and let me know your progress.... If you're losing great stuff, if you're Not! I'll go through your plan, give advice and make any necessary change.
Tips To Stay On Track
Weigh your food
One persons medium potatoes maybe your idea of large
Eat & Add.. Don't leave it to long to add food to your diary.. You'll end up guessing & get it wrong
How Big are your Plates
If you're plates are large usually so are your portions
Eat Slow & Feel Full
Main meals should
take at least 15mins
Drink more Water..You might be thirsty Instead of Hungry
Eating out... On your plate, Protein should cover about 35%
No Foods are banned just savour those decanted treat!
Mindset Training: Escape the DietTrap
A lot of why we fall off track is to do with our mindset & relationship with food, The follow is essential reading to help you make you train your mind as well as body...
Recipe For Success
It's no secret that getting in shape and being healthier means making better choices of what we eat... but as we will begin to learn, a healthy relationship with food will keep us in good shape, for life!
To give you some tasty options, below we've got plenty of delicious & simple to make recipes for you to add to your life...
Plus join the Food Forum to add your own favourite and see what the team are cooking up