I started with Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide e-book available from http://www.kaylaitsines.com/guides. I now use her guide through the SweatWithKayla app for IOS which can be found on the app store.
Do I follow Kaylas nutrition plan?
No. I practise my own version of clean eating. My personal guidelines for nutrition are to eat clean, whole nutritious food (no processed food, no sugar as an added ingredient, low saturated fat etc) 90% of the week and have TREATS ( aka anything I like) 10% of the week, which I count as roughly half a day.
How tall am I?
Just over 5’7 which is around 172cm
How much did I weigh at the beginning?
9st 12lbs or 63kg
How much do I weigh now?
I rarely weigh myself anymore as I prefer to go by how I feel in my cothes and by my progress pictures but the last time I checked it was 9st or 57kg
What do I do for LISS (low intensity steady state cardio).
At least three times per week I walk outdoors with my dog and baby, for around 40 minutes.
What do i Do for HIIT (high intensity interval training)?
I do all my HIIT workouts indoors, at home, without any equipment. I do it for 15 mins once per week and I use a variety of different workouts posted on instagram and created by Lisa @islandlivingdream click here for a link to her page.
Do I use a gym?
No. I do all my workouts at home in my dining room, or I’m walking outdoors.
What equipment do I use at home?
I have a pair of 4kg dumbbells, a skipping rope, an exercise mat and I use a dining room chair or an old ikea footstool as a step/bench.
Did I breastfeed during this program?
Yes. I was exclusively breastfeeding for the first 8 weeks ( my baby was then nearly 6 months old) I didn’t diet during this time but I tried to eat nutritious food but keep my calories up around 2000 per day and my milk supply was not affected.
How long before I started to see a change?
At the end of week 5 was the first time I saw a difference, up until then my waistline seemed to fluctuate every week.