June 2, 2014 Paleo Challenge Details / by Stephen Cooper

The June 2014 Paleo Challenge begins June 2, 2014 and runs for 60 days, ending on August 1.  

Here are some of the basics when it comes to following the Paleo Eating Plan.  (Please look over these to decide if you are up to the challenge.)

  • Eat real food

  • Do not eat dairy.

  • Do not eat grains.

  • Do not eat legumes.

  • Do not eat sugars of any kind, real or artificial.

  • Do not eat processed foods.

  • Do not drink alcohol, in any form.

  • Get 8 hours of sleep each day.

Details and Guidelines of the Challenge

  • Eating: Paleo.

  • Cost: $25 to be put into a kitty. (To be paid online, or if you train with me, it can be in person, by June 2.)

  • 3 'Before' pictures taken: (on or within 2 days of June 2, 2014 ) front view, side view and back view. Men are in shorts and Women are in shorts and sports bra/bikini top.  (See example here.)

  • 3 'After' pictures are taken (on or before August 1, 2014).

  • Your beginning and ending scale weight.

  • Your Body Measurements:
    Belly: Place the measuring tape over your belly button and measure around your body. 
    Hips: Place the measuring tape across the widest part of your hips/butt and measure all the way around while keeping the tape parallel to the floor.
    Chest: Place the measuring tape around the biggest part your breasts/pecs and measure around while keeping the tape parallel to the floor.
    Thigh: Measure around the largest part of the thigh. Measure and record both legs
    Upper arm: Measure around the largest part of each arm, above the elbow. Measure the same portion of the arm every time.

  • Winning is based on improved body measurements and weight lost.

  • Stephen will pick the winners.

  • Winner wins entire kitty plus 1 month of boot camp classes from Boot Camp Pasadena.

  • Runner-up wins 1 month of boot camp classes at Boot Camp Pasadena.

Each day you should be doing 3 things.

1.  Eat Paleo

2.  Exercise

3.  Sleep at least 8 hours

Details of the Paleo Eating Plan

  1. Eat real food. Meat, eggs, vegetables, nuts, seeds, fruit, oils. Eat foods with very few ingredients, all pronounceable ingredients, or better yet, no ingredients listed at all because they’re fresh and natural.

  2. Do not eat dairy. This includes butter, cheese, yogurt and milk (including cream in your coffee).

  3. Do not eat grains. This includes bread, rice, pasta, corn, oatmeal, and also any gluten-free pseudo-grains (quinoa, etc).

  4. Do not eat legumes. This includes beans of all kinds, lentils, and peanuts. No peanut butter!

  5. Do not eat sugars of any kind, real or artificial.  No maple syrup, honey, agave nectar, Splenda, Truvia, Stevia, etc.

  6. Do not eat processed foods. This includes protein shakes, processed bars like Zone and Balance bars, dairy-free creamers, etc.

  7. Do not drink alcohol, in any form.

Coaching and support

I'll be here providing daily recipes, workouts, tips, accountability, and any support I can...just contact me. 

Contact me if you have any questions.


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