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3 Day Jump-Start Challenge!

I had my husband help me create a 3 day jump-start plan.  Why?  Well, because I am human and fell off track with my nutrition.  I needed someone to hold me accountable.  But how could I let this happen?  As a trainer and health and fitness coach I should have no problem keeping a perfect diet, right?  I should be able to hold myself accountable 24/7, right?  Wrong. I have multiple roles and sometimes I fall of track with my nutrition.  But, that doesn't mean I stay off track.  I also don't claim to be perfect.  I enjoy occasional treats and red wine, but after two trips to Vegas and indulging in too many carbs and alcohol my body didn't want to let go of the crap.  I kept craving these things daily.  I finally said enough is enough.  I needed to set a goal and come with a plan to reach it.  My goal was to get back on track with a clean eating regimen.  Coming up with a 3 day plan was the perfect was to reset my body and thinking towards healthier eating habits.  I am on day 3 and am noticing so many changes!  First, I am down 3 lbs already.  Second, my skin is clearer and less oily.  Third, I was noticing how much more often I had to wash my hair when I had fallen away from a clean eating plan.  It was daily!  I usually don't have to wash my hair for 2-3 days. It has been 2 days since I had to wash it last.  Fourth, I am feeling less bloated, my clothes are fitting better and I am more energetic!  I would recommend this jump start to anyone who is looking to kick bad eating habits. I will be hosting a 5 day clean eating challenge with a group of ladies on Facebook starting tomorrow, so it was the perfect timing to get back on track and keep the momentum.  This plan has worked so well for me that I can't keep it all to myself.  I want to share it with you all!  I am offering a challenge group to the public beginning on September 1st.  Email me at coach_lindsey@yahoo.com or message me on Facebook for more details!

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