28-Day Challenge : Fast & Easy Meal Plan


We take the guesswork out of healthy eating with this simple, comprehensive plan
Why, hello there. Welcome to our annual 28-Day Transformation Challenge! If you’re ready to transform your body and change your life, you’ve come to the right place.

To guide you through the next four weeks, we’ve got two pros to cheer you on—and keep you sweating:

Your cheerleader: Proving that happiness follows health, and to cheer you on, we tapped ultimate glow-girl Kris Carr. In the free daily emails, this best-selling author and cancer thriver—Kris has lived with stage 4 cancer for 11 years—is here to remind you why you said yes to this challenge in the first place.

Your trainer: For the next four week, Chris Freytag and her killer toning plan are all yours. She’s the fitness expert we turn to whenever we need a kick in the butt, and we’re not alone: This seriously fit mom of three has helped thousands of women get lean with smart shortcuts that make it easy to fit exercise into the day. Now it’s your turn.

Here’s how to get started with your 28-Day Transformation Challenge:

Tap into the power of numbers. You can find support 24/7 from us, from our coaches, and from your fellow challenge takers.
Get experts in your inbox. Sign up for our free daily e-mails to score daily tips, videos, and inspiration from Chris and Kris (pictured above), starting APRIL 1.

It’s meant to be simple enough for anyone to do. There’s no dieting, calorie counting, or crazy-hard workouts. All you have to do is…

Eat clean. This one month, recommit to filling the fridge with whole, healthy foods. We’ve put together a few simple guidelines to make eating clean easier than ever, along with 30 amazing recipes that make feeding yourself a snap.

Move for 2½ hours a week. That’s 150 minutes of cardio—the minimum amount we all need to keep our hearts healthy. Pick any activity you love and break it up however suits your schedule.

Do your WOWs. Strength training is basically youth in a dumbbell, which is why building lean muscle is part of this challenge. To keep things fun, Chris Frey-tag created four WOWs (workouts of the week).

Listen to Kris. Setting a weekly intention will help you stay focused. Kris Carr will set the tone for each week—and offer extra tips in our daily challenge e-mails—so you don’t give in when your mind and body get tired.

Get social. The best part of this challenge is the incredible online community it creates. Last year more than 30,000 people got connected. See step one for all the ways to stay connected.

You in? Prove it by signing this challenge manifesto. Print it out and then stick it on your fridge to help stay motivated.Next