Coffee enthusiasts should take care when reaching for their first post-cleanse cup of joe, says naturopathic physician Brooke Kalanick, author of "Ultimate You." "When you've been off caffeine for a bit, your energy becomes more consistent, and you tend to sleep better," she says. "So, if you've gone two weeks and you're feeling good, think about whether you really need to go back to coffee." If you decide to stick with your beloved brew, try to limit yourself to a cup or two a day.
Now that you've tried out several types of stress relief, make a list of practices that you've found most relaxing and enjoyable. "It's great to identify a few different things that make you feel grounded, so that you have more tools in that stress-management toolbox," explains Kate Hanley, author of "The Anywhere, Anytime Chill Guide." As you move forward, continue trying out different stress-reducing techniques that pique your curiosity.
Today is the final day of your mind-body detox, so finish strong with healthy, nutrient-rich foods. You may have introduced several foods back into your diet, or you may decide to go a bit longer (or for good) without some of these ingredients. Use your menu choices for Week 2 to finish out the week.
These spiced nuts and seeds can help curb your craving for something crunchy.
Double up again today with both the Core Series and the Arm Toners. For cardio, warm up again with a five-minute walk, but this time try to jog for 20 continuous minutes.
After you've completed your detox and all of your workouts for the week, note how you feel now compared with two weeks ago. Swap stories and questions with other Action Planners in our community.