Spring Racing – The Healthy Way

By author photo Jenny Craig Team

hints-and-tips · 24 Oct 18

Don’t let the “race that stops the nation” be the race that stops your weight loss!

Win on the race day sweep this Melbourne Cup while also having a win on the scales, by using the following tips:

 

Healthy platter

Veggie sticks – carrot, celery, cucumber and/or capsicum; accompanied with salsa dip or vegetable relish.

Unlimited free extras – gherkins, pickled onions, cherry tomatoes.

 

Veggie skewers (cooked on the BBQ)

Skewer – capsicum, eggplant, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, onions, squash (button), zucchini.

Flavour – chilli sauce, sweet chilli sauce, garlic, herbs, spices, soy sauce.

Fruit – add fresh or tinned pineapple to the skewers.

 

S.T.O.P technique

Stop! – pull on the reins! Pause before eating or drinking anything.

Think – am I actually hungry or thirsty? Or am I just having this because it is there in front of me?

Overview – what impact would this have on my weight and my goals? Will it take me closer or further away?

Pick – make a conscious choice to support your goals.

 

Are you walking as far as the horses are racing?

The distance of the Melbourne Cup Race is 3.2km.

An average adult needs to take approximately 1.3 steps to walk 1 metre.

So, to walk the distance of the Melbourne Cup Race, you need to walk 4,200 steps!

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