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Good Bye Personal Trainer Food™. Hello to a new me!

As I officially end my 28 days on the REV program on June 4th, I am anxious to see whether I can incorporate all that I have learned through Personal Trainer Food™ to change my lifestyle, so that I am eating healthier. It is a sad day for me since I have become dependent on the foods provided to me initially knowing that these premeasured foods are full portions, which help to eliminate overeating, as well as eating the wrong foods. I am proud of the fact that I have progressed as far as I have in such a short time – 16.2 pounds and counting, but plan to continue onward with the program to reach my goal. Another 10 to 15 pounds to go, I think would be my perfect weight for my height and build. 

Good Bye Personal Trainer Food™. Hello to a new me! 

In a previous review, I mentioned exactly how important it is to get your exercise on a daily basis, as well as drinking plenty of water and eating your vegetables. This is especially true when you are dieting. The guidelines of the Personal Trainer Food™ program suggests that you walk 20 minutes or 2000 steps a day. Although I do my 20 minutes of walking a day faithfully, I was curious to know approximately how many steps I take on a typical day. To obtain this information, I downloaded an app on my smartphone just for fun, which counted the steps as time progressed. I was amazed to see that I had taken over 2000 steps even before I walked my 20 minutes on the treadmill.

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The following photo depicts the amount of steps after I walked the 20 minutes.

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Just think of it, over 4300 steps in one day. This is definitely an incentive to add other exercises into my daily routine. Since I lost weight, I need to firm up those flabby areas of my body.

If you are serious about taking the weight off, you will follow the guidelines closely. That means eliminating sugar from your diet, and no cheating. If you follow the guidelines, I can assure you that you will lose the weight. I have lost over 16 pounds in the 28 days of this program, and in doing so, I feel much better. I have more energy, I have dropped two pant sizes, and best of all, I am not hungry! The food that you receive from Personal Trainer Food™ are full portions with no fillers, hidden sugars, bad carbs or trans fats and low or no gluten.

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Before Personal Trainer Foods

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After Personal Trainer Foods

Prior to starting the Personal Trainer Food™ program, I could only image what it would be like to experience a holiday without all the traditional foods on the table. However, I have since learned through the program to change my lifestyle. No, it is not anything drastic. Actually, it is easy to do, if you have the will power, which with the right incentive, you are able to achieve your goal. My husband has been a real inspiration throughout my journey to lose weight and must say that he is very pleased with my progress. Although I know he loves me, he is excited to see the new me, or rather the old me back in his life – the person I used to be prior to all the weight gain. He has supported me along my journey, and at times has even tempted me to deviate from the plan; however, I am staying strong and eating the correct foods. Even if I need a snack between meals, instead of the cookie or candy bar, I now reach for a couple cherry tomatoes (which have now become my favorite) or a celery stick.

This past Memorial Day, the weather was quite warm, so I decided I would try the following recipe from the Personal Trainer Food™ website. This was such a refreshing change from the usual holiday food served on a hot and humid day. Moreover, talk about tasty. Both my husband and I loved it. Check out the recipe section on the company’s website for suggestions of dishes to prepare, anything from meats to desserts. The best part of this site is the fact that you can get ideas on how to turn a plain and ordinary meal into something extraordinary and still stay within the guidelines of your diet.

Apple Salad

This light, refreshing salad is the perfect dish to bring to a social gathering. Your family and friends will love the sweet touch of fresh apples.

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Personal Trainer Food Ingredients: 1 Rotisserie Chicken Breast 1 ounce of Almonds, chopped Note:  Rotisserie Chicken can be substituted for any chicken breast with minimal seasonings.

Additional Ingredients: 1 Apple, cubed Pre-chopped Celery Cinnamon Mayonnaise Lemon Juice Lettuce

Instructions:

  1. Put the Apple, Pre-Chopped Celery, and chopped Almonds together in a bowl.
  2. Add Mayonnaise, Lemon Juice, Cinnamon, and sliced Rotisserie Chicken to the bowl.  Stir the ingredients together, and scoop a spoonful onto a bed of Lettuce.
  3. Enjoy a refreshing, fat-burning Apple Salad!

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Personal Trainer Food™ has several plans from which to choose to suit your needs. Whether you are male or female, you can find the perfect plan for you.

Learn more about Personal Trainer Food™ through their social media sites:  Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.

Keep positive. If I can lose the weight, I know you can. Check out the Personal Trainer Food™ website today, and take the first step to becoming a new you and living a healthier lifestyle, not only for yourself, but for your family as well. You too can achieve success with this program and I whole-heartedly recommend anyone wanting to drop those extra pounds to take advantage of this tremendous program. Do not miss out. Get the body you want and deserve. Wish me luck to reach my goal. I know if I follow the Personal Trainer Food™ guidelines, I will be able to reach my goal without any difficulty.

 

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Today, It’s All About Chef Wendell

Some of you may know Chef Wendell if you watch WISH TV but others may not even  know he exists. So with Wendell’s permission, I thought I would give you the low down on what inspires him to eat healthy and teach others how to eat healthy as well.

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Chef Wendell, is a survivor of obesity and heart disease.  Through his life changing experiences, Chef Wendell is sharing his knowledge of eating real foods and what doing so can accomplish all while making a difference in your life and how your feel physically.

Chef Wendell is planning to make several trips to Southside Farmers Market @ 7031 S East Street as well as the Southport Farmers Market @ 2810 E Southport Road, Bethel Community Church parking lot during this summer where he will be offering his books.  I know you will learn a lot from Wendell and it will be fun to watch him teach us how we should be eating.  But if you watch him on Saturday mornings at 7:45 AM you know what we should and shouldn’t eat anyway.

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Chef Wendell has been a syndicated journalist for 15 years, A motivational presenter for 20 years, has written 4 books and is currently working on a documentary, “Food First” with local movie producers.  Chef Wendell’s newest book “Eat Right Now: The End of Mindless Eating” is available through Chef Wendell when he come to the markets or at Amazon.

I think it is a blessing to learn valuable information from someone who was almost dead because of their unhealthy habits.  It is not someone who is telling you DO what I say and not what I do type of person.  Chef Wendell has experienced all the pitfalls of being overweight, smoking and an all around unhealthy life style and he has taken control of his life instead of letting food and bad habits take control of him.  I know we all struggle from time to time with bad habits but maybe, just maybe, we might learn something from a local motivational speaker/journalist/TV celebrity, Wendell Fowler.

Please check out some of Chef Wendell’s videos at YouTube and learn more about what a difference good foods can make in your life. On our Facebnook pages I will publish the dates when Chef Wendell will be at the markets so you can stop by and grab one of his books and ask questions if you like.  You might even ask for an autograph copy of his book.

OK,  Until tomorrow when we talk about another interesting topic,  Think Farmers Markets

“Eat Right Now: The End of Mindless Eating”
Written by: Wendell R. Fowler
ISBN: 978-1-312-47732-2