For those of you who were following my journey, you’ll know that I was super excited about my first round 21 Day Fix Results. But after completing the second round of 21 Day Fix, I was noticing small changes in the mirror but none on the scale or tape measure. So I thought to myself, What gives?? I’m following the meal plan for my range and doing my workouts every day, what else could I be doing wrong? I took another look at the meal plan and decided to change something up a little. What did I change and how did it affect me? Let’s discover!!
21 Day Fix Plateau – Meal Plan
While I was hitting my container requirement each day, I realized I was carb loading at the end of the day. I would have a yellow with dinner and a fruit as my after dinner/bedtime snack. This was causing me not to lose as much as I wanted and to hit the plateau in my weight loss.
I also realized that the foods I was eating for my yellow container were on the list, but maybe not the best choices. I was using Almond Milk almost every day with my Shakeology, having kettle chips with my lunch, and potatoes or rice for dinner.
I decided to cut out my yellow and purple containers before 6pm, as she notes in the meal plan as the “Fat Burner”. I continued to each every 2-3 hours but made sure all of these 2 containers were done before dinner each day. I used better quality foods for the yellow such as sweet potatoes for lunch, beans in my salad, and a whole-grain waffle with breakfast. I cut out the Almond Milk every day as well.
21 Day Fix Plateau – My Results
After a week of seeing no change on the scale or inches lost anywhere, I changed my diet for 2 weeks. After the first week of making sure all my yellow and purple containers were eaten before 6pm and were filled with quality foods, I lost 2 pounds. In the second week of following this consistently I lost 2.7 pounds and 2 inches.
I am continuing with this eating plan and doing the workouts each day and still seeing positive improvements in my measurements. I feel that this is exactly what I needed to break through the plateau after doing the same workouts and eating plan for 6 straight weeks.
21 Day Fix Plateau – Mindset
With previous workout programs, I have never gotten much past week 5 or 6 because of hitting a plateau (much different than this 21 Day Fix Plateau). I am more determined this time to finally break through the barrier and get the results that I deserve to feel and look my best. I am glad that I decided to change such a small thing because it led to positive changes and to my continuing on the program to see success.
If you are like me and have a hard time breaking through a barrier or you have hit a plateau, take at look at your diet. Are you eating whole foods? Are you eating carb-heavy foods later in the day? Are you allowing yourself multiple “cheat meals” a week? These are things to consider to keep you going with the program. Change a few meals around, and it can change your outlook on the meal plan and the whole program in general.
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Yours in Fitness Success,
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