They say muscles aren't built in the gym, they are made in the kitchen. Hmmm, but so is fat. And now in my forties, it ain't so easy to shave off the fat and build up the muscle. So a bit of planning and monitoring is required.

6-week food and drink reflection (Feb 2018)

Category: Food Published: Friday, 16 February 2018 Written by Butterfly Wing

Food and drink

Today, after 6 weeks, I completed week 4 of my 8-week training programme. During this time, I was also supposed to keep a food log - a meal plan and actual meals had, and a log of how much water and fruit & veg I've had. Suffice it to say, I've been rubbish at doing all of those. I was maybe a little better at keeping track of my water and fruit & veg intake than actual meals eaten, but on the whole I was pretty bad at it. Looking back to a couple of years ago, I was much much better at it. I didn't always stick to the meal plans, but I at least made them for most weeks. I was also religiously keeping track of my water intake and portions of fruit & veg.

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