New Year's Weight Loss Bootcamp, Week 5 | The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


Good morning shrinkers! It’s the END of week 5!! HOLLA! How are you doing? Hangin’ in there? I hit a bit of a slump last week, but TORE up the scale this week with a GREAT loss. Happy day!!

Go hop on your scale and look at that (hopefully smaller!) number! If you’re a blogger, blog about your week, your progress, and stop back here to share your link. No blog? No problem! Just use the comments below to share your story. Make sure you give your fellow shrinkers a pat on the back or kick in the rear, depending on what they need! Ahem. I may be in need of a few kicks, myself.

Are you keeping up with Sisterhood Shots? It’s not too late to join in! Scroll down for more info! What about those Love Handles? Are you working on them? I know I am! OUCH!

The Mini-Challenge

Last week’s challenge was to reflect on your progress over the first month of the challenge. We really enjoyed reading everything you had to say!

This week’s challenge is to EAT ALL THE FRUITS and VEGGIES. Did you know the recommended daily allowance of veggies is 7-13 servings. It’s true. A serving is 1/2 a cup, and women ages 19-30 should be getting 2 cups of fruits and 2 1/2 cups of veggies = 4 1/2 cups TOTAL. Women between 31-50: 1 1/2 cups Fruits + 2 1/2 cups Veggies = 4 cups TOTAL. Women ages 51+: 1 1/2 cups Fruits + 2 cups Veggies = 3 1/2 cups TOTAL

How do you measure up when it comes to fruit and veggies? Do you get enough? Looking for easy ways to sneak them in? Here are a few yummy Smoothie recipes. And if you’re wondering about juicing, here’s a great article comparing juicing and smoothies!

All the other good stuff:

Run The ‘Hood Shamrock Shuffle Virtual Race

****We just got our shipment of medals in and they are FANTABULOUS! OMG SO CUTE!!!****

Are you ready for the luckiest race of the year? One filled with rainbows and gold and clovers? We are going IRISH with our Shamrock Shuffle 5K/10K/Fun Run! Who knows… Maybe you will find a pot of gold at the finish line! We thought it would be pretty golden to donate a portion of our proceeds to support our heroes and through the Wounded Warrior Project! The virtual race will be held on March 16, 2013, and can be run anywhere! Click the badge below for more details!

You can also download the Charity Miles app and earn even more money for the Wounded Warrior Project, or one of several other great charities, with every mile you walk, run, or bike.

Check out our AMAZING medal proof  -it’s soooooooo beautiful.

Our Couch to 5K Run with the Sisterhood Program is going strong! Join in now and run on over to our Run With the Sisterhood Facebook group to check it out. Lots of running goodness happening over there!

Monthly Fitness Calendar for February!

Are you keeping up? Are you love handles crying for mercy?

Shrinking Jeans Boot Camp

It’s a FREE online 6-week burst training bootcamp class that requires nothing but you in your workout clothes! No equipment necessary, for real! And, it’s guaranteed to whip your butt into shape.

Sisterhood Shots for February

Start the year off with a photo-a-day celebrating your healthy living journey! Share them on Instagram, Facebook, and/or Twitter! Be sure to use the #SisterhoodShot hashtag, and to tag us on Facebook! We love to see and share your shots!

Shrinking Kitchen

Hungry, but don’t know what to eat? Step into the Shrinking Kitchen and find a treasure trove of delicious recipes with all the nutritional information AND WW Points Plus calculated for you. For real! AND, they also Menu Plan Your Butt Off each week with healthy, menu plans complete with printable grocery list. No excuses, people, it’s all there for you!

That’s all for now! Meet us back here, same time, same place next week! Happy Shrinking!

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