5 easy ways to prepare yourself to lose weight in 2018!

While it’s fantastic that you are feeling ready to lose weight, many of our mums say it helps to be organised.

The more organised you are the more prepared you will be for any hurdles that comes your way.

Vanessa Barbara has lost 25kg by following the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges and she says she has learnt many tricks and things that work for her.

Check out her amazing tips for getting ready to start your weight loss journey…


5 easy ways to prepare yourself to lose weight in 2018!

1. Clear out your fridge

Before starting any plan check your fridge and freezer to see what you have in the way of frozen meals you could eat during the week, meats you haven’t cooked, leftover veggies. Then plan these into your meal plan for the week.

2. Customise your meal plan for the week

If you are using the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge App – go through your favourites list to see if there are any meals you would like to cook that week. If you are excited for a meal – you are more likely to eat it and stick to your healthy eating plan. 

Then check out the suggested weekly meal plan on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge App.

Customise your weekly meal plan accordingly to suit your desires, budget and leftovers.

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3. Repeat meals and snacks

Use the search function to look through all the recipes on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge, but use filters and keywords to cut down the list. Repeat meals and snacks to save both time and money.

4. Make enough for leftovers

I always change the serves to 6 if the App lets me that way hubby and/or I have leftovers (or I put it in the freezer for those lazy days).

5. Keep it simple

Keep it simple and to your tastes. Try new things but maybe not everyday.

The Healthy Mummy is a way of life and has so much to offer. You cannot go wrong by joining. It doesn’t matter if you have 5kg or 50kg to lose.

Everyone benefits from this lifestyle including your kids. Hubby and I have lost over 30kg combined. And the kids are learning about healthy eating and exercising

Get on board! You’ll thank yourself for it.

Our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge is designed by mums FOR MUMS – to help them reach their goal weight and tackle their health and fitness.

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The Challenge is home to customisable meal plans, 24/7 social support and realistic exercises mums can do AT HOME.

Our Challenge entails:

  • 28 days of at home exercise routines (no gym needed) – with video instruction
  • Customisable and breastfeeding friendly meal plans
  • Time-efficient exercises for busy mums – under 30 mins
  • Challenge combines Pilates exercises with interval and circuit training (HIIT)
  • Suitable for basic to advanced fitness levels.
  • Home to thousands of EASY-TO-MAKE recipes.


Vanessa’s impressive 25kg weight loss story

vanessa barbara before and after

Since following the Healthy Mummy’s 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges Vanessa has lost an incredible 25 kilograms*.

Despite her major weight loss, Vanessa feels as though she achieved much, much more.

Vanessa says, “25kg down and so much more gained. A new found happiness. A new found love of me that’s been missing for a long time. A new found love of exercise and new found love of healthy food.

“I’m a healthy mummy for life.”


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