Zone Challenge

So I propose that in April we have ourselves a little cleanest diet contest. Like on that Seinfeld episode, we will be bound within the confines of the honour system.  I will create a page where we can post our meals. As an example.

Mike – March 20 th  Breakfast 5 block meal:

Protein: 3 oz canadian bacon,1 glass of milk, half cup plain yogurt.

Carb: 1 glass of milk, half cup plain yogurt, 1 cup strawberries, half cup blueberries, tsp sugar

Fat: Macamedamias, almonds

Lunch  5 block meal:

Protein: 4 oz ckn, 1 glass milk.

Carbs:  36 spear asparagus ( 3 blocks) 1 tbs raisins, 1 glass of milk.

Fat: Handful of assorted nuts. macamedamias,almonds,pecans.

I cooked the ckn in a curry  paste, and the asparagus was sauteed in a little garlic butter both of which I did not account for in the blocks. So a little extra carb this meal.

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12 thoughts on “Zone Challenge

  1. Ok here we go Day 1
    I’ve decided to go with the Hard Gainer model with is 21 blocks.
    pre-work out
    2 cups 1% milk, 2 mac nuts-2 blocks
    Breakfast
    8 egg whites
    1 ounce skim milk mozzarella
    1 ounce back bacon
    1 apple
    1 orange
    1 piece rye bread
    1 1/2 teaspoons peanut butter
    4 table spoons olive oil
    6 blocks total

    Lunch
    9 ounces crab meat
    1 small spinach salad (as per mastering the zone=1block)
    1 orange
    1/2 whole wheat pita

    3 tablespoons mayo (fat free)
    2 tablespoons olive oil and vinegar (for salad)
    6 blocks total

    Snack
    1 ounce deli meat turkey
    1/2 apple
    4 mac nuts

    1 block total

    Dinner
    6 ounces Chicken
    3 cups broccoli (steamed)
    2 cups cauliflower (steamed)
    1 piece rye bread
    1/2 apple
    2 teaspoons butter for bread and veg
    6 blocks

    feel pretty good, one block too many but I’ll reduce tomorrow. Feel better than I usually do on the first day of zone.

  2. Day 2
    pre-work out
    1/2 cup yogurt 1% 4 Mac nuts

    Breakfast
    2.5 ounces Back bacon
    4 tablespoons soy protein powder
    5 table spoons slivered almonds
    1 apple
    1 1/3 cups cooked oatmeal (mix protein powder with oatmeal and you have drywall compound……yummy)

    Lunch
    6 ounces deli style turkey
    1 whole wheat tortilla 6″ (this particular brand only works out to 1.5 blocks)
    1 ounce skim milk cheese
    1 spinach salad
    8 mac nuts
    1 teaspoon olive oil
    1 apple
    1 orange

    Snack
    1/4 cup cottage cheese
    1 1/4 cup broccoli
    4 Mac nuts

    Dinner
    6 1/2 ounces ground turkey
    1 ounce cheese skim milk
    2 slices of rye bread
    1 orange
    16 Mac nuts

    Still feel ok……feeling the carb withdrawal a bit today. I’ve almost tripled the fat intake.

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