My Trophy Life

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Health & Nutrition Questionnaire

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014

Questions…Questions Body/Health Let’s talk about that beautiful thing we call a body. How well do you know that mass of flesh hanging out below your head? Do you know it from the inside out? Are you taking care of it? Let’s find out. What is your favorite body part? What is your least favorite body part? When was the last time you pushed yourself to your physical limits? How many times a day to you look in the mirror? How many pushups can you do? How fast can you run a mile? When was the last time you tried? How many sit-ups can you do? When was the last time you tried? What’s your favorite way to move your body? Do you like to dance? How long can you hold a wall sit? When was the last time you went for a hike? Road a bike? Sat in swing? Swam? Jumped on a trampoline? How much do you weigh? What percentage of body fat do you have? Have you ever injured yourself? Have you broken a bone? Does it still bother you? How important is your appearance? When was the last time you went to the doctor? The dentist? What are your cholesterol levels? When was the last time these were checked? Have you ever had your thyroid levels checked? When was your last pap smear? Have you ever been tested for diabetes? Nutrition How much do you know about what you’re feeding yourself? What does “nutrition” mean to you? What does diet mean? What foods are considered carbohydrates? What foods are considered fats? What foods are considered proteins? What are your protein sources? Do you eat any non-animal protein? Why are antioxidants important? What foods do you eat that provide antioxidants? Do you get enough vitamin D? What are your sources of vitamin D? What foods do you avoid because they upset your body? In what way do they disagree with you? How many times a month do you enjoy fast food? Where do you go? What do you order? What does organic mean? How important is it that you eat organic foods? Is your weakness sugar or salt? What is your favorite food? What is your favorite meal/cuisine? What is your favorite dessert? What do you think about vegetarians? Vegans? What and when was the last diet you were on? Do you think diet or exercise is...

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Drop Body Fat Now!

Posted by on Nov 2, 2014

Drop Body Fat Now!

How To Get From Before To After FAST! A nutrition and fitness challenge designed to torch body fat with a lethal combination of carb cycling nutrition and HIIT workouts. Nutrition Challenge: 28 Days of Carbohydrate & Fat Cycling to refresh and energize your metabolism. Fitness Challenge: Six Week Bikini Slim Down. High intensity interval training, weights, and tabatas to torch calories and tone muscles. My Before & After (The Quick Version) Two years ago, I would have burned the picture on the left. It would have never seen the light of day. It seems like a lifetime ago now. And to be honest, I’m so glad that I kept the before pictures to remind myself how far I have come and how much I don’t want to go back! So, how did I get from the picture on the left (138+ pounds 28% body fat) to the picture on the right (113 pounds 20% body fat)? I can tell you that my transformation did not come fast or easy. It did not come from a bottle of pills. And I am not genetically blessed with a fast metabolism. In fact, I firmly believe that fat wants me – I feel like one of the characters from the Final Destination movies….it’s coming for me ;-). Most of the women in my family are carrying around a few extra pounds of body fat – especially in the hip and thigh region. So, how did I shed the extra weight and how did I make it stick? 80% Diet | 20% Fitness Focusing 80% of my energy on my nutrition and 20% of my effort on my fitness. This is the formula that helped me shed over 2o pounds and keep it off for the last 2 years. My true transformation has been years in the making. When I turned 30 years old, I set out on a mission to live the healthiest year of my life. I started a Facebook Page called My Skinny Food (now My Trophy Life) and I documented-in photographs-every single meal that I ate for 365 days! The experience connected me to my nutrition and my body like nothing before. I slowly ate myself into a vegetarian lifestyle. I was in the best shape of my life both physically and mentally. But, it was short lived. I soon fell in love with a meat-eating, carbohydrate loving man....

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