Tuesday, July 9, 2013

The Next 40 Days + Back and Bi's

37 days until my bachelorette party! How this happened, I have no idea but it is literally around the corner! Contrary to what you would expect, I am actually bumping up both my carbs and calories right now. I have been on the lower side of calories all summer (about 1400-1500) and I feel like I'm at a plateau and I need to change something up. My rest day calorie burn is about 1800 so I'm trying to get closer to that so that I'm not in such a big deficit, and I have a feeling my body is going to respond pretty well. I'll reevaluate about 2 weeks out from Vegas and see where I'm at and then I can make some adjustments if I need to. 

You'll be able to see what I'm eating in tomorrow's WIAW and I'll try to keep posting my workouts too. Here is today's back and bi's workout! 


What do you usually do if you find you are at a plateau? 

10 comments:

  1. I have been at a plateau lately too! I am tall so my carbs are around the 200+ mark so this week I cut them back to 35% rather than 40% and I already notice a difference! I am like you, I think I have been eating at a deficit for too long that my body almost expects for me to be at a deficit even though I don't have much weigh to lose... my goal this fall is to increase my calories by 100 a week to gradually be at a maintenance level... why were you eating at a deficit? Do you need to lose weight or do you find it keeps you looking lean for the summer?

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    1. No, definitely don't want to lose any weight just wanted to stay lean for summer :)

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    2. Thank you so much for responding, Brittany! I am so confused though - wouldn't you lose weight if you're eating at a deficit? Is it possible to eat to maintain and still stay lean? Sorry for all of the questions, still trying to figure this all out! I eat at what is supposed to be a small deficit too and I don't lose anything... maybe my 24 hour burn is actually less than what I figured it to be using my polar because I have been eating at a deficit for so long that my matabolism has slowed down? PS just saw your WIAW - looks amazing!

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  2. I find changing my diet always helps the most when I have hit a plateau. For me, my diet really dictates how quickly I am able to put on muscle or lean out. Tweaking it a bit here and there can make a world of difference. Good luck with your bachelorette prep!

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  3. I LOVE it when you post your work outs!

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    1. I love that you love it! I need to get the recent ones added to my workout tab :)

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  4. Hey there!

    I have a quick question about your blog, could you email me please? Thanks!!

    Melanie : )

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    1. You can email me! brittany@littlebshealthyhabits.com

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  5. When are you going to be in vegas? Ill be there from august 23-27 to see the wbff world championship and for my 1 year with the boy :)

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