Day 8

Breakfast
Banana cinnamon chia pudding. Blend together 125ml coconut milk with 1 banana with ¼ tsp cinnamon and pinch of ground ginger. Tip in 2 tbsp chia seeds and stir well. Refrigerate overnight. Top with yogurt to serve.

Lunch
Bowl of Covent Garden Chicken Soup with a small side salad.

Dinner
Baked cod with nut herb crust. Mix together 1 tbsp chopped parsley with 2 tbsp chopped nuts and a little olive oil. Press the mixture on a cod fillet and cook for 20 minutes until the fish is cooked. Serve with courgettes and spinach

Snack
1 hard-boiled egg.

 

Exercise
Cardio day: 10 minutes of steady paced cardio (cycling, running, brisk walking – you choose), 10 minutes of interval training – 1 minute fast, 1 minute slow, repeat. Add 30 minutes of steady paced cardio at the end.

Woman on treadmill

 

Tip
If you think motivation could be an issue, then you could try signing up for a fitness event such as a 5K run, a sponsored walk or a trek. parkrun is a series of free weekly timed 5K runs that take place all around the UK every Saturday morning at 9am, and caters for all abilities. Some people walk/run them – some people go for the burn. You don’t have to be fast to take part. Visit http://www.parkrun.org.uk to find your nearest one.