Sandy Springs Fitness Studio Shares The Quickest and Easiest Way to Lose Christmas Bloat!

Sandy Springs Fitness Studio Shares The Quickest and Easiest Way to Lose Christmas Bloat!

The Quickest and Easiest Way to Lose Christmas Bloat!

You’ve finally found it…

 

During the Holidays its’ easy to find yourself overindulging in Holiday feast.

 

The excess amount of sugar, carbs and sodium you’ve been taking in has probably left you feeling tired and bloated. Excess refined sugar can spike your blood sugar, which means craving sugary food; excess salt causes water retention and bloating; and excess alcohol causes dehydration.

 

This is why it’s so important for you to cleanse your body from the toxins that have built up over the Holidays. At Get Fit Now we don’t believe in extreme detoxes, such as all liquid diets, because it’s not needed.

 

Instead we want you to try a clean, green and lean detox for the next 2-3 days to:

  • Release water retention and bloating
  • Get your blood sugar rebalanced
  • Recharge your energy & metabolism

 

This detox plan will be based on cutting out starchy carbs in order to help your body release water rapidly. You will be eating a lot of green veggies, protein, and healthy fats.

 

So if you’re ready to put your holiday indulgences aside, and start this 3 Day Clean Green and Lean Detox to cleanse your body and start the New Year Fresh check out your plan below!

 

WHAT YOU NEED:

In addition to the food here’s a couple key items you’ll need

 

1)Blender

2) Glass bottle with lid

3) Probiotic Supplement

4) Fish Oil Supplement

 

WHAT TO DRINK:

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Over the next 3 days you can have

– Plain Water

– Water with Lemon

– 2 cups of black coffee a day

DETOX PLAN FOR THE THREE DAYS (the same routine every day)

 

Start your day off with 1 cup of Cleansing juice

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Serves 1

4 carrots

1 small beet root

1 lemon/1 apple

 

* Double the portions and pack into a glass bottle for drinking over lunch

Breakfast

Power Detox Green Smoothie

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Serves 1

1 celery stalk

½ cup mixed greens

½ apple or ½ banana

½ cup fresh pineapple

1 tsp spirulina

1 small cucumber

1 lemon, juice only

½ cup almond milk

Directions:

Blend all ingredients together until smooth, garnish with chia seeds and drink right away.

Lunch

Mega Detox Salad and Extra Cleansing Juice from the Morning.

Mega Detox Salad

Serves 2

1 avocado

1 cucumber

½ cup broccoli florets

1 cup kale

1 cup parsley

½ cup red cabbage, thinly sliced

½ cup cooked brown rice

¼ cup toasted walnuts

 

dressing: 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil, ½ lemon- juice only, ½ inch ginger (peeled and grated) all blended until creamy.

 

Snack

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1 handful mixed nuts and seeds (almonds, walnuts or cashews)

 

Dinner

Detox Soup

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6 servings

 

Ingredients

6 cups water or 4 cups vegetable broth + 2 cups water

½ of a red onion, diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

3 celery stalks, diced

1 small head of broccoli, florets

1 cup chopped tomatoes

1 tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and minced

1 tsp turmeric (powder)

½ tsp cinnamon

1/8 tsp cayenne pepper

Black Pepper

2 cups of kale, de-stemmed and torn into pieces

1 cup purple cabbage, chopped

Juice from ½ of small lemon

 

Instructions

In a large pot, add the water and turn on the heat to medium-high. After it’s hot add the onion and garlic. Sauté for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the celery, carrots, broccoli, tomatoes, and fresh ginger. Stir and cook 3 minutes, adding in extra water or broth as needed (1/4 cup). Stir in turmeric, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper plus pepper to taste and a tiny dash of sea salt.

 

Add in the water or vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until vegetables are soft. Add in the kale, cabbage and lemon juice near the last 2-3 minutes of simmering.

 

Note: If you feel like you’re starving throughout the day you can have one of the following snacks

 

– 12-15 raw almonds

– 5-8 spears raw asparagus

– ½ avocado

– 9 baby carrots

Will you try this 3-day detox? Have you ever tried a detox before? We want to hear from you post below!

 

If you need help and want to take your fitness goals to the next level then email me now for additional details about our programs. Serious Inquires Only! Emily@getfitnowpt.com


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