Yesterday was our first low carb day of the week. Sometimes I like low carb days, sometimes I don't. I think I was feeling a little cranky about all things yesterday because it was cold and rainy in Hawaii. Full disclosure it was about 70 degrees most of the day. Cold enough for me to wear pants -> I wear shorts 99.9999% of the time for my workouts.
Our workout for the day was HIIT with giant sets. We did three giant sets and completed each one twice. Each giant set had 4 moves with 10 reps each. It was a typical high intensity workout. The first move is kind of easy and fools you into thinking the workout won't be that bad, but then the intensity sneaks up on you! This might sound crazy, but it's the ones on the ground that get me every time - in & outs, man makers, mountain climbers on steroids. I was happy when it was finished!
Then it was time to break my fast. In the FASTer Way lifestyle we practice intermittent fasting. I fast 16 hours a day and eat for 8 hours. Most of the time I break my fast around 11AM and close my eating window by 7PM. Yesterday, I made egg wraps using low carb (but not gluten free) wraps. These wraps are stuffed with eggs, ham, chicken sausage, spinach and avocado. They were soooo good!
For lunch I made a chocolate blueberry protein shake. It's a recipe from the FASTer Way meal guide and currently on repeat.
Before lunch, I used our indoor grill to prep a few chicken breasts for dinner and probably today since I'm on my own ---> mrC had another overnight trip.
My afternoon snack: strawberries. Low carb day doesn't mean no carb. We subtract fiber from our carb total. So the more fiber you have, the more carbs you can have.
For dinner I heated up some green beans and mashed cauliflower to go with the chicken breast I grilled earlier. Protein and veggies is the basic combo for low carb meals. And simple.
I spent the rest of my day checking in on my clients and hanging out in my winter wear. It was kind of nice wearing pants all day because it doesn't happen often...or ever here.
What's the weather like where you live?
Do you eat low carb at all?