I frequently get amazing health and weight loss questions throughout all sorts of social media. On Friday I took my Instagram @therobertashow to answer a few weight loss and motivation questions.
Q1. What did you do for abs & thighs?
In addition to cardio 5 times a week, on the weekends I do a vigorous leg routine that consists of lunges and a few different thigh machines. Including 3 sets of 15 on the following thigh abductor – this work the outer thighs, thigh adductor – works inner thigh, seated leg curl – works the quads and the leg press. If you don’t fee comfortable in the gym you can always start with a lunge and squat challenge. Your legs will feel like jello after 🙂
Abs and I have a LOVE/HATE relationship – it’s an areas I pay close attention to but results pay off the most. Most days I do about 50 crunches & 20 leg lifts. On weekends I do a series of ab and back exercises with and without weight. This includes the roman chair and planks. I push them till the end of my workout because I get the greatest sense of accomplishment after.
Q2. What is your definition of clean eating?
MY definition of clean eating only consuming fresh unprocessed food. I began loosing weight before the “clean eating” craze, I simply only ate fresh fruits and vegetables and baked proteins. Nothing frozen, from a can or box. Only water to drink. An easy habit to follow is to only eat things with less than 5 ingredients included – and be careful that you know what all those ingredients are. Even now – I cut out refined sugars and dairy when I want to detox. This is what worked for ME.
Q3. How did you remain focused without falling off?
My emotions motivated me the most. I never wanted to feel as bad about myself before I began to do something about it. Even when the scale didn’t move – knowing I had began the process pushed me to stay on track. I felt good taking charge of something that was controlling me for so long. I had set backs, but always kept my eyes on the prize, the prize was not looking a certain way be FEELING a certain way about myself.
If you, are anyone you know would like to ask a question please email Roberta@therobertashow.com