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Is my Weight affecting my Wealth - Week one progress

October 20th, 2007 at 08:56 pm

I started my diet and exercise plan this week. Here are the week one results:

I followed an exchange diet. Basically 6 carbs, 6 proteins, 2 milk, 2 fruit.

My exercise routine is three days cardio, three days weight lifting.

Sun - no exercise/relaxed diet
Monday - 30 min run/walk
Tue - Upper body workout
Wed - 30 min stairmaster
Thur - Lower body workout
Fri - 30 min run/walk
Sat - Upper body workout.

My numbers this week:
Wt 230 - Loss 5
Bodyfat - 26% - down 2%

Money Savings -
Sun - Spend no money on eating out - $35.00 savings.

M-F - Ate breakfast at home. Replaced afternoon diet drink with water - savings $5.25 day.

Saturday - ate breakfast and lunch at home - save $18.00. Bought dinner spent $58.00 (wifes birthday) - $23.00 more than typical Saturday dinner out. spent $5.00 more than normal.

Total amount spent weekly on food before the diet $250.00

Total spend this week - $178.75
Total Savings this week - $56.25

Goals for next week:
Maintain diet and exercise routine
Lose - 4 pounds
Spend $150 on food ($43.75 less than last week)

4 Responses to “Is my Weight affecting my Wealth - Week one progress”

  1. baselle Says:

    How are you measuring your body fat?

  2. dasquest Says:

    body fat caliber (pinch skin fold) - I picked it up at GNC for a few dollars.

  3. terri77 Says:

    Congrats on the weight loss. I don't know if I saved money when I lost weight, but I sure felt better.

  4. dasquest Says:

    thanks, I am sure you did.

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