At 44 years outdated, I lastly misplaced weight by counting energy and macros. Right here’s a typical full day of consuming for me at 48 years outdated.

Leap to the Meal Plan

After the race from the picture on the left, I wished to get extra disciplined about shedding weight. I used to be having a mid-life disaster and pissed off that I had been “trying to lose weight” for 25+ years, and by no means reached my purpose. (regardless of being a wholesome eater, and constantly exercising)

amy roskelley weight loss over 40 transformation (Custom)

So, I bought critical!

  • 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝟏: The primary 10ish lbs I used 𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐟𝐮𝐥 𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 – I bought fairly near my purpose weight by consuming with out distractions, and actually listening to my meals. (examine that right here)
  • 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝟐: The final 10 lbs, I 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬 & 𝐦𝐚𝐜𝐫𝐨𝐬: To essentially get these final 10 lbs off, I used to be consuming 1200 energy a day. (These energy aren’t acceptable for everybody, however I’m 5ft tall, and it’s the one factor that bought the dimensions shifting). This took me 4-6 months to lose 10lbs: Weight reduction is an extended recreation! (learn the final 10 lbs right here)
  • 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝟑: 𝐈 𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐦𝐲 𝐰𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 by growing my energy to 1500. After placing on muscle, you’ll be able to preserve your weight at increased energy, which is superior! I additionally added an extra 400 energy (100 grams of carbs), two days per week. (you will get that 1500 calorie meal plan right here)
  • 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝟒: 𝐈 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐲𝐞𝐝 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧 𝟓 𝐥𝐛𝐬 of my purpose weight by loosely counting 1500-2000 energy, and consuming a some untracked energy every day. (with the 2 excessive calorie days) I’ve been capable of keep inside 5 lbs since final fall.
  • 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝟓: 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐍𝐄𝐗𝐓 𝟒𝟎 𝐝𝐚𝐲𝐬! I’m preparing for a bodybuilding present in 40 days, so again to precisely monitoring 1500 energy (with out the additional bites and nibbles). Additionally together with the 2 excessive calorie/excessive carb days per week for 1900 energy.

I haven’t tracked all the things over the previous 12 months, however I like typically know what I’m consuming, and monitoring most of my meals helps me try this.

What my health targets are

It’s at present Might 2022, and I made a decision to join one other bodybuilding/ bikini present in simply 40 days! This time, I made a decision to do it and not using a coach.

I even have a second purpose of operating (and getting a BQ time) a marathon on June third.

Many individuals say these targets cannot each be pursued, as a result of rising muscle and coaching for endurance aren’t doable on the identical time.

HOWEVER, I’m not an elite athlete. I’m competing recreationally. The muscle I would lose to endurance or vice versa is actually negligible. If I used to be an elite athlete and each ounce of muscle mattered, I’d decide one sport. However, when it’s only for fun- I can completely do each!

So, onto my 1400 calorie day!! I’m carb & calorie biking proper now, and it’s working effectively for me. I’m getting leaner, stronger, and quicker.

I’m staying between 1400-1500 energy most days of the week, however including 400 energy in carbs (100 g of additional carbs) twice per week!

The 1400 calorie full day of consuming.

1413 energy, 145 g protein, 134 g carbs, 30 g fats What I eat in a day for weight reduction, and weight upkeep as a bikini competitor

full day of eating 1400 calories breakfast lunch snack and dinner


361 Energy, 38 g protein, 11 g carbs, 16 g fats

  • 1 cup egg whites
  • 1 entire egg
  • 2 slices skinny sliced cheddar
  • 2 slices turkey bacon
  • 1 medium grapefruit


360 Energy, 46 g protein, 42 g carbs, 0 fats

  • 150 g summer season squash
  • 6 ounces rooster tenders
  • 150 g candy potato


332 Energy, 33 g protein, 32 g carbs, 11 g fats

  • 1/ 1/2 cup inexperienced beans
  • 2 cups spaghetti squash
  • 5 ounces Floor Turkey


360 Energy, 36 g protein, 49 g carbs, 3 g fats

  • 1 1/2 scoops protein powder
  • 3/4 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 2 tablespoons whipped cream
  • 1 maraschino cherry

Comply with me on Instagram, pinterest, tiktok, youtube the place I share my Full day of consuming movies right here!

full day of eating on 1400 calories with before and after weight loss transformation

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