The Metabolic Reboot 28 Day Nutrition Program is a program that helps your body return to the healthy fat-burning machine it was designed to be!
Rebooting your metabolism is about making food choices that help support the body’s normal energy-producing, fat-burning, muscle-building functions. Our bodies were designed to burn fat as our primary source of fuel, but our modern diets have greatly compromised that function resulting in the escalating numbers of overweight/obese individuals. And these numbers continue to grow in spite of a robust, sixty billion dollar a year diet and weight loss industry. It almost seems like the more we diet, the fatter and sicker we become. In fact, over 95% of everyone who loses weight by dieting, gains some, all, or even more weight back.
Here is a testimonial from a recent Rebooter.
My First Reboot and Tips for Starting your 28 Day Nutritional Reboot
Every New Year I would make a resolution to lose weight. I usually lost a few pounds only to gain them back. This always led to frustration and stress.
Over the past two years, I have decided to throw out resolutions. I have been concentrating on health and wellness for my whole family and not just the scale in the bathroom. I want to feel better, healthier and stronger. I have been taking small steps that have improved my sleep and energy.
Ready to take another step, I started looking at my nutrition. I thought, I don’t eat that bad. We work hard to eat family dinner together and we incorporate vegetables into those meals. I choose low fat options.
I was given a sample of a dark chocolate evolvlifebar. I threw it in my purse and continued on my day. Racing around all day, I had forgotten to eat again. Stomach growling, I was heading to my next appointment and reached for the bar. I took a bite and thought, that’s not too bad. Practically inhaling the lifebar because it was 3 PM and I hadn’t had anything to eat since 6:30 am, I frantically looked around for something to drink. Oops, the directions say drink with 16 oz of water! This is a must and my first tip. Have water with your bar! Thankfully, I managed to find an old bottle of water under the seat of the car. Yuck, but I was desperate.
Tip #1: Drink 16 oz of water with your bar!
That night, I went to the http://thrivewellness.myevolv.com/ website to learn more. Reading about the effects of added sugar on your body, I had a light bulb moment. Wow sugar and inflammation go hand in hand. With herniated discs in my lower back and a recent shoulder injury, I know that inflammation equals pain. I spend hours sitting on ice packs just to reduce inflammation. I never thought that my nutrition could help reduce inflammation.
I decided to give it try. I can do anything for 28 days right. I ordered my Reboot kit and didn’t think about it again. It arrived on Friday, January 12th so I planned to start on Monday. I opened the box Sunday night and set out my limitless, immune and a blueberry pomegranate evolvlifebar for the morning. Easy peasy! The plan was to eat the bars for breakfast and lunch and eat dinner with the family. My day was busy so having the bars were great. They were fast and filled me up. The Chia seeds are a bit of a challenge. If you are eating on the run, make sure you have floss or a toothpick.
I made dinner for the family and realized I could only eat the chicken and a salad. We are a meat and potatoes or pasta or rice family! Every meal has something I can’t eat but that was fine until I realized every salad dressing I owned had added sugar in it!
Tip #2: Before you start the Reboot, read the labels of your foods in your refrigerator and pantry. If you are like me, you will find that you need to find some replacements fast.
My Quick Salad Dressing: 1 tablespoon Olive Oil, 1 tablespoon Vinegar, Lime or Lemon Juice or Essential Oil
I have a very active family so planning meals is key. No more stopping at a fast food restaurant on the run. I started packing a cooler with lunches for everyone when we were on the road for tournaments and competitions. Bonus…we were actually saving money!
I tried to eat most of the same meals as my family with just a couple replacements so I wasn’t cooking two meals every night. Cauliflower became my best friend. I highly suggest you buy some cauliflower and rice it ahead of time in a food processor or buy frozen riced cauliflower. You can use it in place of rice, to make pizza crust, in place of mashed potatoes and my favorite tortillas. There are endless recipes online on ways to use cauliflower.
Tip #3: Buy cauliflower and find recipes to use it to make healthy choices.
Surprisingly, I had few sugar cravings during my Reboot. My most stressful part of the day when I normally turn to sugary or other unhealthy snacks is between 3 pm and 6 pm. It’s the time of the day when everyone needs to be a different place and I’m trying to get work done, dinner ready and be the taxi driver. I found that this was the best time of day to drink my fix. The sweetness satisfied my sweet tooth and it gave me that extra energy boost to get through the day.
Tip #4: Keep a fix packet and a bottle of water with you at all times.
When I started the Reboot, I decided that I was just going to weigh and measure myself twice, once at the beginning and once at the end. I didn’t want to concentrate on the weight loss. Instead, I wanted to concentrate more on feeling healthier. Halfway through, I realized that I hadn’t used an ice pack or a heating pad. Usually car trips kill me. After a few hours in the car, I crawl out feeling like I’m 100. Every weekend of the Reboot I was in a car from 4 – 5 hours and I noticed that it was affecting me. I was getting out and walking normal, not crooked for a awhile while I stretched myself out.
Finally, the morning of truth came. I did notice my jeans feeling a little bit looser but I wasn’t sure. I had made it 28 days with just a couple minor slipups. I stepped on the scale and I was down 14 pounds. More importantly, I feel healthier. I don’t feel the need to rush out and eat some sugar or bread. I plan on continuing the Reboot for another 28 days with a couple vacation meals.
Tip #5: Find a support group and get started today!
I am so glad I started when I did and was plugged in to an online group for support. You can get started with the Reboot Your Health 28 Day Challenge too. A new challenge is starting February 26th, 2018. To get started just visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/176867406373492/ and commit to Rebooting for 28 days. You can choose to just follow the nutritional guidelines for your Reboot or get the supplements to support your Reboot.
If you are busy and on the run a lot like me, I highly recommend the Reboot Kit. It comes with all of the lifebars, the fix drink packets and supplements you need for the 28 days. It allows you to just plan 1 healthy meal a day instead of 3, making it easier to stay on track. If you choose to order the supplements visit http://thrivewellness.myevolv.com/ and place your order by February 20th.
Everyone who commits to the 28 days will receive a free grocery shopping list so you can plan ahead for your Reboot. You will also be added to a private Facebook group that will have support with nightly videos helping you achieve your goals.
Good luck and I look forward to Rebooting with you.