Friday, August 14, 2009

INSANITY has arrived!

While I was away for work this week, my INSANITY package arrived. Very nice! The packaging is quite fun. It's this huge book basically. I love it! So far I've looked at the beginning of the nutrition section and paged through a few of the recipes. Here are my observations:

It definitely sounds like a great way to eat! I used to be in the habit of eating 5 meals a day that were very well structured in terms of the balance of carbs, protein, fat. This internship has gotten me away from that, so I am going to focus a lot on this when I start INSANITY.

The calorie totals are high! I used the Very Active multiplier because it's for people who exercise 5-6 times per week. I'll be doing that plus walking to and from school which is ~1.5 miles each way. That brought my maintenance calories to 2645! I sadly gained a few pounds this summer... They won't be here for long though! I'm going to do the weight loss totals, so that will still put me at eating 2145 calories a day! WOW!!!

I plan to track my calories on which is IMHO the BEST food and exercise diary out there. It's only $9 a month, and it is worth it! Waaaayyyy better than the free ones!

Okay, only one more week of work and then I start INSANITY!!!! I can't wait!

1 comment:

  1. I'm sooooo excited for you and to hear your feedback! I know you'll do great! Trust me, those calories are NEEDED on this program! I've had people not eat as much as they should, and shockingly-they weren't losing weight AT ALL. As soon as they upped their caloric intake while on this program, pounds just started melting away! One of my friends lost 10 lbs in one week! I lost 3 lbs, and I was shocked! This system will def push you to your limits, but trust me when I say it will pay off in the end! Dig deep!!