So, after my rant, I am back on topic with my six pack story! This week I have added a few new efforts
- Staying hydrated. Tea, coffee, water, and water plus (water with mint leaves, a squeeze of lemon, a fizzy vitamin C tab, a couple of Mio drops, etc. ) are all on the menu. This is good on its own, for controlling hunger and improving skin tone, but it also means that I get up to walk down the hall more often, if you know what I mean.
- Always take the stairs when reasonable. I usually take the stairs, both up and down, since I only work on the 3rd floor. That is the 4th floor in American, y puede ser la segunda or tercera en castellano (depende de si hay una entresuelo or algo). But first thing in the morning, I go for the lift/elevator so that I can have a chance to check my hair in the mirror, roll up my headphones cord, take off my gloves, get my key card out, etc. But you know what? I can do that after I climb the stairs. So, unless I am carrying a massive heavy box or something, I will be going stairwise.
- Put in the effort to make lunches. Today I almost stopped off at the shop on the way into work to pick up a bento box, but instead, I made a little salad. Gem lettuce, tomato, sesame seed, dried cranberry, and a squeeze of lemon juice instead of dressing. It didn’t take me any longer to make than I would have spent queueing at the shop, so I shall save my pennies and my pounds (that is a pun, or play on words). I also packed a shedload of fruit. That is, if sheds come sized appropriately to house four pieces of fruit.
- Evening ab exercises. I am kind of getting addicted to the stop, drop and give me 20 situps thing I started in the office. I have added a few for those inevitable moments when you have about 4 minutes to kill, but the cups are all returned to the kitchen already and there is not laundry to fold and the rabbit doesn’t need any more hay.
Another photo due next week! And hopefully I will report my personal fat content too, because my office mate said he would bring in his callipers. I always wanted to know my body fat. Should be interesting!