Bullet Journal: Health & Fitness Tracking

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Bullet Journal: Health & Fitness Tracking

Bullet Journal: Health & Fitness Tracking

Hi, everyone! It’s Kara here from Boho Berry
and I am back with a brand new Post for
you today. This Post is all about my
brand new meal plan. Like my nutrition
and fitness plan that I have been
getting into this month, I’ve been
getting a lot of questions about what
I’m doing. I’ve kind of talked about it
briefly that I hired a personal trainer —
and she’s fabulous, by the way — but I
thought that I would show you kind of
how I’m setting everything up for
tracking within my Bullet Journal. Now a
huge disclaimer before I get into any of
this is that I hired a professional and
this plan was tailor-made for me for my
fitness level, for my personal goals and
for my own personal health, so I just
want to beg each and every one of you
not to copy this plan on your own. Like
I said this was tailor-made for me
specifically and I did seek out a
professional to get this made for me.
Everyone is different, everybody is
different, so these numbers and like, the
amount of calories I’m eating and my
macronutrients and even the workouts
that I’m doing, they are not going to fit
everyone, so I always recommend consulting a
professional before you embark on any
kind of meal plan or fitness plan or
anything along those lines. This video is
strictly to show you how I’m setting up
what I’ve been given my Bullet
Journal and hopefully to spark some
ideas for you if you’re setting up your
own meal plan or nutrition plan. Okay,
that huge disclaimer aside, let’s
get into it. The first thing that I did
when I hired Marissa is she actually
sent me an eight-week meal plan and the
a meal plan that she sent me was very
loose. It’s all about following a few
specific rules and then tracking my
calorie intake and my macronutrient
breakdown each and every day, so I have
these goals for daily calories and my
carbs, proteins and
fat, and then I have these
general guidelines for my meal plan, and
then she also sent me a list of healthy
proteins, fats, and carbs that I can
choose from when I do my shopping and
meal prepping for the week, and all of
those good things, so I set up this
spread mainly as a reference for myself.
I have my goals here and then I can
reference this anytime I need to if I
need to see where I’m at with my daily
calories and macros. On the next page I
started to kind of plan out my six meals
a day, what time of day I would be eating,
and then this whole spread is basically
a mess because I was going to do certain
breakfast and actually do the breakdown
of each one and then do the same thing
for snacks and lunches, but I found that
it wasn’t really working for me so I
kind of just left it as is.
I have some
ideas for snacks and lunches up here and
then these are the steps from my initial
fitness assessment that we did on the
first day that I met her in the gym, so
this is my weight, all of my measurements
and then my body fat, etc. so I wanted to
have that as a record of where I started.
Alright, after that I have my very
a first meal plan that I did, this was for
my very first week of the program and my
the plan here was — obviously I have my six
meals on the right,
I wanted to plan them
all out, and then I created a shopping
list based on all of these meals, what I
would need to shop for, and then I kept
it pretty simple.
I have an open box for
things that I needed to buy and then an ‘X’
through it, if it was something I already
had in the pantry, so this made it really,
really easy for me.
I keep my grocery
list on my phone so this made it really
easy for me to go down this and add
items to my grocery list as needed so I
stuck to this meal plan for my first
a week and I got a really good idea of all
of the nutrients and calories that are
in each of the meals that I made that week.
I’ve been using an app called
My Fitness Pal to actually log all of my
food and intake
and all those things, so I don’t
actually, have a food log in my bullet
journal, I’ve been keeping that in my app.
Okay, so that is everything related to
food. Then let’s see, we’ll go here, this
is the beginning.
Marissa has these great
workout logs for me every day when we go
to the gym and I don’t have Monday yet
because when we started on the
twenty-seventh that was actually the day
that we did a fitness assessment, so we
didn’t actually do a full workout on
Monday, but I do have all of the workouts
for the rest of the week and I’ll show
you how I broke them down here. So I have
my workout, which is like what exercises
we’re doing and then i have weeks 1, 2, 3,
and 4. The plan, according to
Marissa, my personal coach, is that after
four weeks we’ll reassess, kind of switch
things up, so I just did these on a four
week basis. So the idea here is whatever
my workout is, I log what I did or how
much weight I used, and then I can log it
again week after week and I’ll be able
to see my progress if I increased weight
or anything like that, and then down here
on the bottom corner of each page I have
my macros.
So I have my daily calorie
goal, my carbs, my fat, and my protein and
then I’m logging what my actual numbers
were down here in the bottom. And then at
the very bottom of each of the weeks, I
have a little notes area so I can write
down notes, anything that was sore,
anything that I just want to remember
from that workout day.
I don’t have
anything written in the notes areas yet
because I actually just set all these up
yesterday, and I don’t have any notes
from that first week because I didn’t
take any notes the first week! Alright,
so you’ll see I have Monday is arms,
Tuesday we’re working my back,
Wednesdays we’re working legs — and yes, I
realized that leg day is just as bad as
people say it is! [laughs] I’m laughing at myself!
Alright, so I’ve got all my workouts there,
Thursday is shoulders, Friday is chest, and
Saturday is core and abs, and I’m filming
this on Sunday which is my rest day.
And I can tell you my abs have never
hurt so much in my life, [laughs] like every time
I laugh like right now, it hurts very bad!
But that’s a good thing, that means
progress. Alright so that really is
it, sweet and simple,
Bullet Journal: Health & Fitness Tracking
I wanted to have
these logs so that I have a record of my
a journey within my Bullet Journal. So
obviously, this is going to change for
each individual out there, like I said
before, I highly, highly, highly discourage
you from copying these plans exactly, but
I’m hoping that the layouts will give
you some inspiration as for how you
could lay out your own workout plans in
your Bullet Journals. As far as
supplies used I did want to touch on
that really quickly, I really just used
my black Sharpie Pen which I got out of
this set right here. I love this black
Sharpie Pen, I’ve been using it for
almost everything in my Bullet Journal,
so all the black that you see here is
that Sharpie Pen. And then this gray
highlight color that I’ve been using on
my workout logs are the Tombow N75. It’s a
really light gray and I love it. But yeah,
that is it, short sweet and to the
point today, I hope that you found some
inspiration here and I hope that you
enjoyed taking a peek through my logs.
I just wanted to let you know also that
tomorrow for my blog post I’m going to
write a more in-depth review of how I
set up each of these pages, so if you’re
interested in learning more and you want
to see up close photos that you can zoom
in on, definitely, check out the blog
tomorrow, Bohoberry.com, and I will have
a lot more information there for you.
Alright so that is it, I want to say
thank you as always for tuning in. If you
have questions, comments, concerns, as
always drop them in the comment box
below, and I will look forward to seeing
you all very very soon! Bye!