The Crossfit London UK Lent Challenge will stretch from 22 February to 7th April.(inclusive)
During this period, our challenge to you is to choose either a wholly healthy diet regime ( the Zone and Paleo diets are popular) or if going the whole hog is too much for you just now, to decide to add a healthy habit, or loose a bad one, It could be that you will start taking omega 3 every day ( buy it here) or it could be something as simple as cutting out the booze
For those who want to have a bench mark to work from, this sunday will be an optional weigh, measure and photograph session ( you dont have to do them all) as part of the drop in session. If you want kat to “fat caliper” you, or kate to photograph you while wearing appropriate clothes ( swimming suit?), or for Andrew to weigh and measure you, or steven to (possibly) wave his new infra red “fat hunter” toy over you, now is the time to man up and sign up.
Just book yourself into the strength Drop in session this sunday ( 9 till 11.30)
If you let Kat “fat Caliper” you, you will need to input the measurements here
This and the other measures we take we will given to you in confidence. Hopefully you will want to publish before and after photos once the challenge is over.
There will be various events to support you through the period, including our 1st (free) Paleo Party at Kirsty on the 3rd March ( do make sure you grab a place to get lots of recipes, hints, a session on how to make kale Crisps, and a healthy dose of good old fashioned gossip) ( Its in the class schedule for the day). We hope to have Rutger, Kirsty’s Nutritional friend, Brie, Me and Kate doing “party pieces” covering “strict paleo”, the Zone, good nutritional principals and just enjoying food.
You may join the challenge when ever you like, as long as you “sign up” in comments. Just tell us what you intend to do, and your hopes. ( weight loss, improved performance more energy, “just better diet”, booze less)
As a side note, for those of you who have been following the blood test adventures of Kate, you may wish to get some food intolerance blood tests done to spot whether changing your diet is steering you away, or towards foods that are bad for you,
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2) Try and be disciplined as to which blog you post on
3) The diets we are discussing are for most of our members. If you do a sport like sumo wrestling or extended endurance work, you will need to follow the advice of your coaches. So no debates like ” I have to gain 15 kilos for a sumo fight, I wont do it on paleo? or, “on a reduced diet i wont be able to run 25 miles a day, can some one comment?”, Ill keep us all focused on the issues.
4) This is ( hopefully obviously) not a religious challenge!
5) You should of course discuss all dietary changes with your doctor, especially if you are on medication