- age: 48 years
- height: 5’10”, weight: ~200 pounds. She had weighed near 270 pounds about 7 years prior when her doctor diagnosed her with prediabetes.
- also diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome since young adulthood
- mostly exercised for fitness (walking, elliptical, biking) but had taken up running in 2012 and participated in some 5 Km and 10 Km running events, in addition to a half marathon. She was also swimming and doing some strength training a few times per week
Amy’s primary goal was to reduce her body weight and to improve her running. She also wanted to prevent progression of prediabetes to Type 2 diabetes.
- breakfast: peanut butter and apple butter sandwich on barley bread, coffee with nonfat milk
- lunch: beans, rice, cheese, salsa in flour tortilla
- snack: apple and low fat cheese stick
- dinner: meatball sub
- breakfast: Fruitless Fun smoothie (from the Fuel4mance Smoothie Recipe e-book), coffee with half and half
- snack: cucumber and hummus
- lunch: roasted chicken, vegetables, cheese, on bed of lettuce
- dinner: chicken piccata, broccoli slaw, guacamole
A big congrats to Amy for her efforts to live a new nutrition lifestyle. And another example of how Metabolic Efficiency Training can work for all types of individuals!