21 Day Body Make Over


I came across this special issue of Shape yesterday at a bookstore. It is a 21 day plan to makeover your body. Normally I think magazines tell you stuff you already know or just give you a few random tips, but this is a little different.

There are tips for each day, a menu, recipes and workouts! There are 3 pages dedicated to each day and a lot of great weight loss success stories :) I am going to give it a shot with a few modifications –

1. Some of the menu items include meat or other snacks that I don’t want to buy a whole package of for just one day. So, I will change to menu a bit, but try to stick to their 1600 cal guidelines.

2. With my recent decision to change up my running routine & add some arm work in, I think my workouts are as good or possibly more challenging than the magazines so, I’m sticking to my plan.

Today is Day 1

The tips for today include – Prepare yourself to slim down by figuring out your motivation. >My motivation is feeling good in my bathing suit in June!

Find something else to do besides eating when you use food as an outlet. > I will read or take a walk.

Learn from your mistakes, recognize what you’ve done in the past and do better. >I have went on a lot of drastic diets to lose weight fast & always gain it back right after. Now I am going to eat balanced meals and exercise while cutting out needless eating.


  1. says

    Oh wow thanks for telling us about this issue, I’m totally going to go buy this today, I need to switch up my meals and maybe following a plan will help with that.

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