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I have been using SlimFast on and off for quite a while now – ever since I first tried the plan. It’s a diet that I know fits in well with my lifestyle. It is really easy, needing next to no thought. A week ago I was invited to do the SlimFast Challenge again whilst trying out the new SlimFast Challenge App. I couldn’t wait to get stuck into SlimFast again.
I had been doing Slim Fast since the New Year although not religiously. I’d eat my own snacks and have a treat or two if I wanted one but last week I followed the plan as it’s meant to be followed – with two meal replacement shakes or bars a day, a 600kcal meal and three snacks.
Now that I’m used to doing the SlimFast diet I didn’t find it difficult. I knew, with complete conviction, that if I followed the Slim Fast challenge properly I would lose weight. The recipes of the SlimFast shakes and SlimFast meal replacement bars have been updated recently.
This is to make them less sweet and I really enjoy the variety that the SlimFast Starter Box gives me. The Slim Fast shake range come in a variety of flavours, as do the meal bars. There’s a great variety of snacks too – as well as being able to have fruit instead of a snack as well.
Does Slim Fast really work?
Over the course of the week I lost 3lb. I have now lost 8lb in total from when I started trying to lose weight and get fitter at the start of the year. I do find it hard to keep track of my weight loss and what I’m eating though and this is where the SlimFast Challenge App comes in.
What is the SlimFast App like?
With the Slim Fast diet App you can track what meals you’re eating through the day. Then you can see if you were on plan or not. You can also keep track of your weight – your starting weight, any losses/gains and your ultimate goal.
You have to make sure that your main daily meals are under 600 calories, that you don’t have extra sneaky snacks and you really stick to the plan. I found this easy to do once I was in the SlimFast zone!
The app is full of motivational tips and recipes. Everything within the app is really positive, giving an overall ‘can do’ attitude. Your goal is achievable and within the app there’s a lot of support and encouragement to reach that goal.
One of the best parts of the app, that I haven’t seen in any other tracking apps, is the ability to create a GIF by taking photos of you through your weight loss journey. I’ve only taken two photos so far but it will be great to see how my GIF looks as I lose weight and reach my goal. I’ll share this with you in a few weeks when you can really see how I’m getting on.
Although I have finished my week on the SlimFast Challenge I haven’t finished my weight loss journey. I’ll be continuing to follow the SlimFast plan and use the meal replacements. I find it so easy to fit Slim Fast shakes into our busy family life. I love that I can still have a family meal in the evenings. I’ll be posting more about my SlimFast journey as the months go by. Make sure you check back to see how I’m getting on with SlimFast and the Slim Fast products. I’ll share my slim fast results in a month!