I only have 2 people doing the challenge with me so far. The challenge is agreeing to exercise and chart your food intake to get your desired result. For me my desired result is to lose 10 pounds and get stronger/healthier.
I have been using Map My Fitness to chart my calories burned and food intake. I love their program. It allows me to see how many carbs, calories, fat and protein that I am eating each day. According to their site I am supposed to be eating 1286 calories per day. When you burn calories it will suggest to you to replace those calories with more food. I am eating such huge meals but since I am eating lots of veggies and protein I am only getting about 1100 calories per day. That is not enough according to some nutritional experts that are in my Zumba class.
My body apparently believes that I am in starvation mode and despite all of the exercising I am not losing weight. I am burning between 1000 to 2000 calories per day with doing Zumba and jogging/walking. I decided yesterday to take their advice and up my food intake. I also mowed the lawn and jogged/walked 2.5 miles at the local track. When I returned home about 9:30 last night I ate 2 deviled eggs and a low carb yogurt. This morning I got up and I had lost a pound. Yay me!!! I am going to continue to chart my progress and I would appreciate it if you would share your progress as well.
Lets do this together. Who else is in this with me?