August 8, 2012

My 8 Day Juice Cleanse

The Author

Jesica Williams

Since 2012, I’ve been creating digital wellness guides and researching natural beauty products, HIIT workouts, functional exercises, body positivity, self love, and tips helping you explore wellness and feel good.

Welcome to this post: My 8 Day Juice Cleanse.

8 day juice cleanse fast detox

This juice fast, cleanse, detox, or feast (as I’ve heard it also called) has ultimately been a great thing for me for several reasons:

-I generally feel better–no digestion problems, alert, capable, refreshed, and lighter on my feet.
-I have learned that it doesn’t require a massive meal full of grains to feel fueled for a run. Maximum nutrient consumption should be key.
-I feel like I have given my body a “reset” and have avoided getting bored with eating and exercise.

A lot of people have asked for “before and after” juice fast pictures…

I didn’t take a before picture, but I took one on my last day (today–day 8). My goal was not solely to lose weight, but I do enjoy feeling lighter when I run with not as much unecessary weight. I’ve noticed I don’t feel as bloated and my stomach feels flatter and leaner.

If you are considering doing a juice fast, I say go for it! Remember to listen to your body and drink lots of water in addition to the juice!

It’s been neat connecting with individuals on instagram that are equally as enthusiastic about nutrition and juicing. Thanks to everyone who has been open minded and encouraging on this juicing journey!

Thanks for checking out this post: My 8 Day Juice Cleanse.

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Comments

4 Comments

  1. I am SUPER impressed! A juice fast sounds so good to me in theory but I don’t know if I could do it! ha! Maybe I should start small and just start adding in some homemade juices into my diet.

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    • I think starting small is a great idea! Then you can see how you like it and add on to it if you like! 🙂

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  2. i am the same as kelly. I think it’s good for a day or two. Good way to reset the digestive system too!

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  3. I’m excited to start on Monday…I have YOU for inspiration!

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