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Your December 2018 #Keto #30DayChallenge Starts TODAY!!!


Welcome to our December 2018 #30DayChallenge! I’m excited that you are taking this #Keto and #IF challenge with me! I know this is the time of year that is the hardest to stay on track for a number of reasons from holiday parties to family gatherings and the holiday blues that some of us may experience. For these reasons and more we have to be intentional about sticking to our plan for this month by remembering our WHY!

We will continue to eat a #Ketogenic diet that includes eating clean with no processed foods & no added sugar or starches. This also means eating moderate amounts of lean protein, generous amounts of healthy fats including nuts and seeds, coconut oil, olive oil, avocados, grass fed butter and more. We will also eat vegetables & low glycemic fruit such as blueberries, raspberries and strawberries! In addition if you want to take your regimen to the next level eat your meals during an 8 hour window(12-8, 1-9 or 2-10). The benefits of intermittent fasting is life changing and I am a witness! This month I lost 13 pounds, my cholesterol numbers are normal and I no longer have pre-diabetes! Our other goals for this challenge is to exercise (3-5 days weekly), eliminate/reduce stress in your life and commit to getting at least 7-8 hours of sleep daily! In addition I recommend you switching to eating organic and/or Non-GMO food. Below are labels that show you how you can identify foods that are organic and/or Non-GMO.

If you are on the fence about starting this challenge do what you can. Start small by committing to exercising at least 30 minutes or more per day for at least 3 days per week and by eliminating all processed foods & added sugars.

Let me know if you are with me by responding to this post or by sending me a personal message by saying, I’M IN! Click on my blog website link below for the full Keto 30 Day Challenge details and to follow my blog. As always consult your doctor before beginning this or any other diet or fitness regimen.

www.monicaakerele.com

We have 30 days left in 2018 so let’s finish it WELL! MAKE it get GREAT, HEALTHY and ACTIVE!!!

Let’s go!!!

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Our November 2018 Keto #30DayChallenge Starts TODAY!!!

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Happy #ThankfulThursday and welcome to our November 2018 #30DayChallenge!!! We are in the month where we celebrate how thankful we are and I just wanted to take the time to thank each and every one of you for being on this healthy eating & fitness journey with me!!! You just don’t know how much energy and motivation you bring just by being a part of this movement!!!

If you are ready to start this #30DayChallenge with me weigh in TODAY and go to my #blog link below for the details! It’s completely FREE! We will focus on eating clean, organic and/or Non-GMO keto food, getting at least 7-8 hours of sleep daily, getting 3-5 days of consistent exercise a week and intentionally reducing stress through self-care. I will expound more on these topics and expose you to the latest research/experts on these topics in the days/weeks to come. Are you with me???

Let’s get it!!! 🏃🏾‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏾‍♂️🏃🏼‍♂️

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Self-Care Matters!!! #WorldMentalHealthDay

Happy #HumpDay! Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay!!! In light of that I thought it would be critical to share the importance of making #selfcare a priority. Self-care is key to you staying active & sharp in the game of life. One thing I’ve made a priority is exercising daily and striving to get at least 10,000 #fitbit steps in a day, eating healthier, getting adequate sleep and reducing stress. Why??? Not just for my physical #health but also for my #mentalhealth.

It has been proven that aerobic #exercise (walking, jogging, running, swimming, dancing, cycling..etc.) helps reduce depression, anxiety and helps in releasing feel good hormones that improve your mood. What are your self-care #goals for today? Remember its not just about your physical fitness but your mental and emotional fitness as well! If you are standing on the sidelines of #life, its time to get back in the game!

Lets Get It!!!

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#TGIF: Know Your Health Status 2.0!

Happy Friday!!!! Here is your #Keto #30DayChallenge update for my diet and fitness #blog! The topic is #KnowYourStatus 2.0! Click on the YouTube link to listen to my 2 minute #TGIF video and be inspired to stay on track with your health journey. There are benefits to consistency!!!

For #motivation on your #diet and #fitness journey follow my free blog at http://www.monicaakerele.com.

Let’s get it!!!

#GetFit #Healthy #GetFit #HOPEdealer #Goals #Exercise #SelfCare #LetsGetIt

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It’s #Goal Monday! What is Your Diet and Fitness Goal for TODAY?

It’s #Goal Monday and I hope you are ready to hit the ground running on a great & healthy day and week! As I highlighted in my last blog I believe it’s essential to take this #keto fitness journey one day at a time. Many of you have shared with me that you have tried many diets in the past but have failed simply because it’s difficult to maintain and sustain that way of eating. Many fad diets are extreme and unhealthy, but I truly believe and the research suggests that the ketogenic diet is healthy, sustainable and produces results.

Now back to our goals!!! What is your goal for today? As you can see in my infographic above my goal is to have at least 60 minutes of exercise, eat keto foods only & to get at least 7 hours of sleep tonight. When setting your goals start off small, especially if you haven’t been active in the past or if you are coming off of a long break. The biggest takeaway is to start where you are. Forget about yesterday and don’t worry about tomorrow. Stay present in this moment and do what it takes to meet your goals for today. God’s grace is sufficient for you for TODAY. You CAN do it!!!

Let’s get it!!! 🙌🏾🙌🏻💪🏾💪🏻🙏🏾🙏🏻🏃🏾‍♂️🏃🏾‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️🏃🏻‍♀️

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Take Your Fitness and Keto Journey 1 Day at a Time!

Happy Saturday my #30DayChallenge Fam!!! I want to hear from you! What goals did you set for yourself this week? Did you achieve them? Why or why not? Listen, whether you did or not one thing I’ve learned is that you have to take this fitness journey one day at a time. Begin by setting a daily goal of exercise and eating healthy keto meals/IF and go from there. Believe me the results will follow.

My goal for this week was to just be consistent. As you can see in the infographic above, I met my fitness goals 5 out of 5 days. As a result I lost 7 pounds in one week. Literally 1 pound a day. Consistency is the key to reach any short or long term goal you may set. Just take it one day at a time! I did! 💯

Lets get it!!! 🏃🏾‍♀️🏃🏾‍♂️ 💪🏾🤛🏾

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Mid-Month Check-In for September 2018!!!

Happy Saturday All!!! Today is day 15 of our #Keto 30 Day Challenge and it’s time for our 1st weigh in for this month! 15 days down and 15 more to go! Weigh in the morning and let me know how the 1st 2 weeks have gone for you!!! What successes and challenges have you had so far? What do you think you will need to do differently in order to maximize your goal attainment for this month? Here are some ideas that you can try!

  • Consistent exercise
  • Drink water (with 1 tsp of lemon juice and/or apple cider vinegar w/the mother)
  • Cut out sugar and high carb food/snacks
  • Get more sleep
  • Reduce stress
  • Believe & confess with your mouth that you CAN do it!!!
  • Get a partner who will hold you accountable!
  • Try intermittent fasting (daily 8 hour eating window of 12-8pm, 10-6pm or whatever works with your schedule)
  • Stick to Keto!

Lastly here is an article with some other awesome #ketogenic tips that you can implement and integrate into your Keto routine.

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/ketogenic-diet-101

Don’t stop! Let’s get it!!!

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