March Workout & Meal Log

Let the countdown begin!  It’s officially less than 60 days until Ms. Bikini New England.  I’ll be tracking my meals and workouts for the month of March on this page.

EDIT:  My meals are mostly very repetitive at this point!  BO-ring.  So I am posting my “meal plans” each week rather than the same thing every day.

(See February log here)

4.8 (20 days to go):

Workout:  Rest day; took dog for 5 mile walk
Meal 1:  
2 eggs, 7 egg whites
Meal 2: 1 scoop protein powder mixed with 1 TB peanut butter
Meal 3: (Easter lunch)  turkey burger made with spinach, feta, and peppers, 1/2 cup mixed veggies cooked on the grill
Meal 4: 1 piece string cheese, 100 calorie pack of raw almonds
Meal 5: 4 oz. shrimp cooked in 1 tsp coconut oil and topped with 1 TB toasted coconut
Meal 6:  1 TB peanut butter (oops!), 1 cup Yogi bedtime tea

Week of 4.2 – 4.7:

Meal 1, 7:00am:  3/4 cup egg whites, 1/2 cup steel cut oats
Meal 2, 10:00am: apple, raw almonds
Meal 3, 1:00pm: 4 oz. chicken, 1 cup spinach, 1 cup of veggies (cucumber, bell peppers, etc.), 1 TB lite italian dressing
Meal 4, 4:00pm: 4 oz. chicken, 1/2 cup veggies
Meal 5, 7:00pm: 4 oz. tilapia, chicken, or ground turkey, 1 cup green veggies like asparagus or broccoli, 1 tsp coconut oil

Week of 3.26 – 4.1:

Meal 1, 7:00am:  3/4 cup egg whites, 1/4 cup steel cut oats, 1/4 cup berries, 1/2 cup broccoli or spinach, 1 tsp. coconut oil
Meal 2, 10:00am: 3/4 cup egg whites or 1/2 scoop of whey protein powder, 1/4 cup steel cut oats, 1/4 cup berries, 1 tsp. coconut oil
Meal 3, 1:00pm: 4 oz. chicken, 1 cup spinach, 1 cup of veggies (cucumber, bell peppers, etc.), 1/4 cup quinoa, 1 TB lite italian dressing
Meal 4, 4:00pm:  Muscle Milk caffe latte shake <–addicted!
Meal 5, 7:00pm: 4 oz. tilapia, chicken, or ground turkey, 1 cup green veggies like asparagus or broccoli, 1 tsp coconut oil
Meal 6, 9:30pm:  1/2 cup 1% cottage cheese, 1 TB sugar free strawberry jam. 10 raw almonds

Week of 3.19 – 3.25:

Meal 1, 7:00am:  3/4 cup egg whites, 1/4 cup steel cut oats, 1/4 cup berries, 1/2 cup broccoli, 1 tsp. coconut oil
Meal 2, 10:30am: 3/4 cup egg whites, 1/4 cup steel cut oats, 1/4 cup berries, 1 tsp. coconut oil
Meal 3, 1:30pm: 4 oz. chicken or tilapia, 1 cup broccoli, 1/4 cup quinoa or black beans, salsa, 1 tsp. coconut oil
Meal 4, 4:30pm:  Muscle Milk caffe latte shake
Meal 5, 7:00pm: 4 oz. tilapia, chicken, or ground turkey, 1 cup green veggies like asparagus or broccoli, 1 tsp coconut oil
Meal 6, 9:30pm:  1/2 cup 1% cottage cheese, 1 TB sugar free strawberry jam. 10 raw almonds

3.15.12 – 44 days until competition

Workout:  Chest, shoulders, 30 minutes cardio (HIIT)
Meal 1, 7:30am:  
Omelet made with 3/4 cup of egg whites, 1/2 cup chopped bell peppers, 1/2 cup edamame, 1 cup spinach, coffee with Truvia
Meal 2, 10:30am: 1 banana, 10 almonds, Yogi tea
Meal 3, 1:30pm: 4 oz. chicken, 1 cup grilled asparagus, 1 small sweet potato, steamed, 1/2 cup frozen grapes
Meal 4, 4:30pm:  Muscle Milk caffe latte shake
Meal 5, 7:00pm:  4 oz. tilapia, 1/2 cup broccoli, 1/4 cup black beans, salsa
Meal 6, 9:30pm:  1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese, 1 TB sugar free strawberry jam
Notes:

3.14.12 – 45 days until competition

Workout:  Cardio (steady state)
Meal 1, 7:00am:  
3/4 cup of egg whites, scrambled; 1/2 cup steel cut oats
Meal 2, 10:00am: 1 small apple, 10 almonds
Meal 3, 12:00pm: 4 oz. chicken, 2 cups arugula, handful cherry tomatoes, 1/2 cup edamame, dressing made with balsamic vinegar and a 1/2 TB of walnut oil
Meal 4, 3:30pm:  Muscle Milk caffe latte shake, handful almonds
Meal 5, 7:00pm:  4 oz. of mahi (on the grill!  love this weather!), 1 cup grilled asaparagus drizzled with lemon and olive oil
Meal 6, 9:00pm:  1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese, 1 TB sugar free strawberry jam
Notes:  Great energy today.  Feeling very motivated.

The last several days I have been eating the same thing:

Meal 1:  egg whites and spinach, oatmeal with berries, coffee with Truvia
Meal 2: oatmeal with berries and whey protein powder
Meal 3:  arugula topped with chicken, quinoa mixed with chopped cucumber, olives, tomatoes, and red onion (so yummy!!)
Meal 4:  plain yogurt and berries, steamed broccoli
Meal 5:  salmon or shrimp with asparagus or broccoli
Meal 6 (optional):  protein powder “brownie”

3.4.12 – 55 days until competition

Workout:  Rest day…ahhhh….
Meal 1, 10:00am:  
oatmeal with almond butter and berries, egg whites, spinach, coffee with splash of French Vanilla SF creamer
Meal 2, 1:00pm: protein bar and skinny latte grabbed at Fresh Market
Meal 3, 4:30pm: mango chicken salad from Baja Fresh
Meal 4, 7:30pm:  Protein pudding and a handful of pretzels
Notes:  Again, off with diet.  I am sabotaging myself!  Must.get.shit.together!

3.3.12 – 56 days until competition

Meal 1, 9:00am:  egg white omelet with veggies on a bed of spinach, black beans, salsa, coffee w/ Truvia
Pre-Workout:  1 scoop BCAA’s, 1/2 scoop N’SANE
Workout:  30 minutes HIIT (spin bike), biceps and triceps
Meal 2, 12:00pm: protein shake with whey, 1/2 banana, coconut oil, shredded coconut, big handful spinach
Meal 3, 2:40pm: autumn harvest salad from Saladworks with extra turkey and no corn, balsamic vinegar
Meal 4, 6:30pm:  Protein pudding and a handful of pretzels
Meal 5, 11:30pm:  Glass of wine, crackers, and brie cheese DOH!
Notes:  Feeling very OFF with the diet today.


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