DAY FIFTEEN


MEAL PLAN.

BREAKFAST.

Layer 1/2 toasted English muffin with 1 ounce reduced-fat cheese, sliced; 1 tomato slice; 1/2 cup steamed spinach, drained; and 1 poached egg. Serve with 1 grapefruit.

LUNCH.

Build a sandwich with 1 mini whole wheat pitta, 3 ounces turkey breast, 1/2 roasted pepper, 1 teaspoon light mayonnaise, mustard, and lettuce. Serve with 2 kiwis.

DINNER

Serve 4 ounces steamed shrimp with 1 baked potato topped with 3 tablespoons salsa and 1 tablespoon unsweetened Greek yogurt, plus 3 cups spinach, steamed.

SNACKS

Pot of low fat fruit yogurt, small handful of grapes.

EXERCISE.

This series of exercises should be completed 4 times in a week every other day, do each circuit three times in total, seeking to do as many exercises as the time allows.

Strength: Push-ups for 30 seconds. Preferably on your toes but moving to your bent knees if need be.

Cardio: Star Jumps (Jumping jacks) for 30 seconds.

Recovery: March (1 minute).

Strength: Squats for 30 seconds. With feet hip-width apart, arms straight out in front of you and spine straight, bend legs as if sitting down.

Keep knees in line with ankles as you squat. Return to standing.

Cardio: Star Jumps (Jumping jacks) for 30 seconds. Recovery: Gentle marching for 1 minute.

Strength: Alternating split-stance bent-over rows for 30 seconds. With a dumbbell in each hand, step left foot forward, bending both legs slightly. Lean forward from waist, abs tight and spine straight, palms facing in. Bend right arm, bringing dumbbell to waist. Lower and repeat on left side, alternating arms. After 15 seconds, switch legs so right foot is forward.

Cardio: Star Jumps (Jumping jacks) for 30 seconds. Recovery: March for 1 minute.

Do circuit three times, then cool down and stretch.