Right guys, I am officially going to make a change in my life. Actually, I've already started making a change. As of last Saturday I am going to get myself healthy and in shape.
I recently got a bit of a kick up the backside to try to get into better shape, and also to get healthy. It was a guy that caused the kick up the backside, but I'm not actually doing for the guy. I'm doing it for me.
I've been unhappy with my figure for a while. I eat junk and don't exercise enough, and over the past year I ended up gaining over a stone. It has seriously effected my self esteem, which outwardly I haven't let show, but internally it has caused me to feel awful.
So, on Saturday I got myself a Fit Bit Charge 3, which I already love. I'm cutting out bread and pasta as much as possible, and cutting down on fizzy drinks, and only drinking sugar free ones when I do.
My start weight is 11 stone 5.
My aim is to have a 1000 calorie deficit per day as often as possible, eating around 1200 calories per day and exercising at least 30 minutes per day. So far it has been a 15 minute HIIT video on Amazon twice per day.
Now, the main reason that I'm posting this on my blog, is so that I am accountable to more than just myself. I'm going to post a before picture today, and then take a photo every couple of weeks in order to keep track of my weight loss journey.
As well as weight loss I'm hoping to improve my resting heart rate which is currently pretty high, and also increase my stamina as I currently get out of breath climbing up a couple of flights of stairs. I'm also hoping that with and improvement in my health will come an improvement in my skin (I also just started using a new exfoliater and cleanser which I will review shortly).
If anyone else is starting, or progressing on a weight loss journey and has any tips that they would like to share then that would be great.
Wish me luck!