REBOOT Body makeover challenge week 11

Caroline_HeadshotIt’s week 11 of Caroline’s REBOOT body makeover and the end is in sight. She’s been feeling a little under the weather this week and her exercise routine has suffered as a result, but she’s been eating well and is looking absolutely amazing.

‘In the middle of last week I got a nasty cold which I still haven’t managed to shake. It is the first time since starting the Reboot I haven’t been able to exercise for a few days and I really don’t like it! I had only lost 0.2 kilos this week and I think that is mainly down to not having done as much exercise as the other weeks. I also felt like eating comfort type food on the weekend when I was feeling tired and run down. I had a bit of bread with my children on the Saturday and chocolate and a coffee with friends on the Sunday. I know a lot of people don’t feel like eating when they are felling unwell but unfortunately that is not me…

week 1 - 11table week 11

‘Someone told me recently that studies have found that people who are trying to lose weight lose most of it in the weekdays and not so much on the weekends. I definitely find it harder to stick to the regime on the weekends. I think mainly because there are looser routines but also because I want to mark the weekend as a special occasion and treat myself a little.

‘I have tried a few new recipes from Alli’s cookbook this week. The favourite was prawn springrolls. The whole family loved them and to make them more filling for the children I added rice in their rolls. We also had a roast leg of lamb for Mother’s Day, and I had it with just the veggies to keep it healthy but allowed myself a couple of glasses of Shiraz to go with it. It was Mothers Day after all!

Prawn spring rolls

Prawn spring rolls

‘Alli wanted me to test my thyroid levels and also do an adrenal stress test to rule out any hormone imbalances that could be contributing to my weight. I have sent off the tests this week and will get the results back in a few days time, so hopefully for next week I will know. I did the Adrenal stress test through a lab that Alli recommended, Genova Diagnostics and the thyroid test at my GP’s. Will report back on the results!


Breakfast: 2 boiled eggs on flax seed crackers

Lunch: Parma ham salad

Snacks: Raspberry smoothie

Dinner: Prawn springrolls

Caroline had roast lamb for Mother's Day along with a couple of glasses of Shiraz to treat herself. We can't blame her!

Caroline had roast lamb for Mother’s Day along with a couple of glasses of Shiraz to treat herself. We can’t blame her!


Monday: Session with John, 60 min

Tuesday: Run, 45min

Wednesday: Session with John, 60 min

Thursday: Reformer pilates 60 min

Friday: –

Saturday: –

Sunday: –



Diet A total nutritional overhaul (no less) at the hands of Alli Godbold, nutritional therapist who runs a clinic in Chiswick West London for one to one consultations as well as the NOURISH healthy eating courses.  Alli also holds frequent cookery workshops and is the author of Feed Your Health (Amazon £13.99 )



Fitness John Orum is a sports scientist with 20 years experience training ordinary people and celebrities and was head trainer at In:Spa retreats for four years. John’s focus is on the whole person and he incorporates fitness, psychological motivation and other body work technique to bring out their best and make the changes last. Contact John at


Check out other weeks in Caroline’s REBOOT body makeover diaries:

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

Week 6  

Week 7

Week 8

Week 9

Week 10

< Back

Also in this week’s magazine


The yoga retreat that replenishes your body AND mind

Looking for a yoga retreat that is about more than just relaxing? Louise Atkinson visits the French Loire Valley for a life changing experience

featured how to get more protein instagrammers reveal their top tips by healthista

How these 10 healthy Instagrammers get enough protein – even the vegans

From super-fit vegans to kangaroo-eating Crossfitters, these Fit-stagrammers know protein. Parisa Hashempour finds out how Instagram's healthiest rising stars eat


12 week lean body transformation: Week Two

Over the next 12 weeks, Healthista’s Marie Pan will undergo a lean body transformation. In the second week of her diary, she talks mini-breaks and eating out...


12 week lean body transformation: Week One

Over the next 12 weeks, Healthista's Marie Pan will undergo a lean body transformation.  In the first week of her diary, she talks about the importance of getting your mind ready  

Londons hottest trainers fitness diet tips myles kiezer roger frampton ashley verma kyle maslen jean pierre de villiers maddy alex weaver cecilia harris Healthista FEATURED
Trainer Tips

7 of London’s hottest personal trainers share what THEY do to look so good

Harsh truth time. If you're going to take tips from a personal trainer, you judge them on how well they can take care of their own bodies, no? We found some of London's best walking PT advertisements and asked for their secrets

Legs and glutes workouts with Olympic skier Rowan Cheshire

25-minute glutes and legs workout with Olympic freestyle skier Rowan Cheshire – Part 2

This resistance workout can be done with dumbbells or with only body weight - either way your booty will love you

[pro_ad_display_adzone id=83160]

Latest Video Series


Wellness Weekly