And just like that….it’s a wrap!!!42 days
Hours of meal planning
Hours of meal prep
6 weeks of discipline
3.8 pounds GONE
5.5 inches worked off
And a gentle reminder that if you want something you’ve never had you have to do something you’ve never done!!!
I am forever grateful for this opportunity to participate in the exclusive pre-launch SHIFT SHOP Testgroup.
Before I became a COACH, I was a challenger. I needed to do something for ME and this was it. But I got out of that challenger mindset and this program brought me back to that feeling.
That feeling of pure excitement and accomplishments of completing a fitness challenge, being diligent with my nutrition and achieving the goals I set forth for myself.
It came at a time that I needed this opportunity and I am more excited than ever to help other women MAKE THE SHIFT.
Day 1. Day 21. Day 42.
You can preorder TODAY and be ready to rock with us July 13th in my exclusive SHIFT SHOP LAUNCH PARTY!!!
This program is LEGIT and is going to transform so many lives!!!!
As we launch into this final week of our 6 week test group journey a few thoughts come to mind:
I have realized I am stronger than I thought.
Accountability is one of the most underused POWERFUL tools in one’s fitness journey and when you LEAN in on it – it WORKS!
Working out beyond 30 minutes is FUN and the results are worth the extra effort
When you take a step back to MENTALLY get focused you can bust through any barriers you previously thought existed
This program is comprised of alternating HIIT/Cardio workouts and Strength training workouts.
Week 1 begins at 25 minutes
Week 2 is 35 minutes
Week 3 is 45 minutes
When you begin ROUND 2 you go back to week 2
Followed by week 3
And week 4 – which tops them all with 50 minute workouts.
In the beginning I thought a big old HECK – TO – THE – NO!
But you know what?! I’ve realized that when you are really in the zone 50 minutes doesn’t seem so challenging any more!
I have been able to adapt to being on the road, traveling, vacations, baseball games, parties and more but its not because I am committed to a DIET – its because I committed to making this a LIFESTYLE change and its paying off 10-FOLD!
I have LOVED this fitness journey but I am more excited to be able to BRING YOU along WITH ME! And the date is fast approaching!
I am taking applicants for my SHIFT SHOP LAUNCH party to begin upon the program’s release on 7/13/17.
If you are ready to commit – work for it – and join forces with me and other women who are RIGHT THERE with you – then fill out the form below.
I am so EXCITED to announce that Shaun T is coming back and YOU have the opportunity to be among the FIRST to try these BRAND NEW workouts as they launch on Beachbody On Demand on June 12th 2017.
Shaun week is 1 week of fitness but it goes beyond the sweat and the scale.
This program is about changing your life and transforming your mind and body.
It is about getting motivated to get connected to your fitness, to your mental journey and to continuing on with your progress and reaching your health and fitness goals and I am excited to offer a support group as we all dive into this program TOGETHER.
What is Shaun Week?
• Shaun Week is a 7-day intensive full body boot camp developed by Shaun T to motivate you to focus like you’ve never focused before. And dig deeper than you ever thought possible.
• 7 workouts that are Insanity and Focus T25-inspired, incorporating cardio, intense strength conditioning, abs/core, and lots and lots of sweat.
How long are the workouts?
• 25-40 minutes
Who’s it for?
• These workouts are great for all fitness levels and each one includes a modifier to follow.
What to expect?
• I have created a closed FACEBOOK GROUP for all my customers to join so we can start and COMPLETE Shaun T week – TOGETHER. Not only will this group provide a source of accountability for you but it will be a resource for meal planning tips/ideas and truly share the power of surrounding yourself with like minded individuals! Plus there will be some fun prizes for those who complete & participate in the program!!!
I think its safe to say SPRING HAS OFFICIALLY sprung!
The boots are packed away, winter coats stuffed to the back of the closets and the shorts, tanks, and rompers are making their debut!
And maybe you’re EXCITED for this change of seasons…OR maybe you’re finding yourself lacking confidence with the wardrobe change because well, its been 6 months of hibernating and winter layers and while the sunny days are invigorating, it can be a bit nerve racking at the same time.
Trust me…I’VE BEEN THERE my friend…its not a happy place!!! When the first warm day comes and you go to pull those shorts up and they don’t zip…it kind of sucks.
Like it or not – the time is here. And its time to drop the cover ups and just be you..but I want you to be a …happy, CONFIDENT, YOU – and with that I am inviting you to Spring into FITNESS with me!!!
Let’s be real…the BBQs and graduations and holiday happenings are always going to HAPPEN and should be ENJOYED…in moderation of course, but there’s a way to find a happy medium – balance amongst the madness and I want to teach you what I’ve had the privilege of teaching HUNDREDS of others.
How to find discipline and self satisfaction beyond the fork! Because setting goals is one thing but achieving them is a whole new level and I can tell you from experience…nothing tastes as good as FEELING CONFIDENT feels!
I am launching my next online accountability group Monday April 17th…the day AFTER Easter my friends – and this is your open invitation to join, ask questions or simply learn more about what this opportunity entails!
I personally will be kickstarting my fitness with a 3-day refresh immediately following Eater as we launch our group! The 3-day refresh is a great option for you whether you’re just getting started, trying to bust through a plateau or simply need a good challenge and change up.
Its plant based and allows you (me!) to kick the bloat from things that commonly bother me like the sugar and gluten that finds its way into all the Easter treats!
From there we will roll into a 90 day commitment.
Can you get results sooner? ABSOLUTELY! But I have lived and learned and I know it takes 21ish days to set the habits into place but more like 90 days to truly walk through the trenches of life and be able to come out on the other end ROCKING those goals and proud of the changes you’ve made!
In this group you’ll get ongoing accountability and motivation from me and I’ll help you understand the meal plans that come with your workout plan and how you can tweak the ideas and make them work for YOU!
You’ll see ideas – similar to my upcoming week below – and whether you use this same one – modify it a bit – or make your own – the point is – you do it…and I help you get there!
I am looking for 10 women who:
Are willing to commit to 25-45 minutes of exercise daily – that can be done at home!
Are interested in surrounding themselves with other positive, uplifting women
Can commit to checking into an online accountability group at least 1x a day.
This opportunity is limited to 10 women who are willing to selfishly invest $4 a day in THEMSELVES.
Moms…I know you’re thinking “…but…I just can’t…”
Yes…you can. You have to make the commitment. Not because I THINK it will work but because I can speak from experience that I KNOW it will work if you if you put in the effort and commitment on your end.
*If you miss the deadline for this group and would like to be considered for my next virtual challenge, please complete the application below and I will be in touch within 24 hours. Application deadline is April 16th.
It was 3 years ago today that I ***GULP*** made it public and launched my “coaching business” to the world 🌎
I made a public post on social media INVITING my friends and family and followers to join me in this journey…a journey that was shaping and impacting my life in ways I never imagined but absolutely LOVED at the same time!!!
It was a request to commit to:
The accountability of a challenge group.
To replace one meal a day with Shakeology.
And too follow a fitness program…and to track/document/see how it could IMPACT them!
It started with one person.
Then the next month two.
Then the next month more and more…
And as I continuously SHARED what I was doing and the pride I had sharing my experiences with other women-and other moms-it began to grow.
As of today, I have had the honor of helping hundreds of people get started on their health and fitness journey and while I’m humbled to share that — I know it’s just a small dent in what I am capable of.
Finding balance amongst the madness isn’t always easy but that’s where I come in!!!
To help you-support you-be real with you and make sure that you don’t just say you’re going to make a change…but that you follow through!!!
My next online support and accountability group tips off March 20th.
Are you ready to join us?
Imagine where you will be in 1 or 3 or 6 or 12 months from now with consistency, support and positive change towards a healthy, balanced lifestyle 💗💗💗
*Must not already be a coach or working with another coach
Ok, let’s be real for a minute.
When people ask me what I do or what fills up that little Shaker cup or my coffee mug they are USUALLY interested in giving it a try.
Then they hear the cost and they say – “I can’t afford that, I….” and before you know it they are already convinced there is no way it can work!
Trust me – I GET IT!!!! I’ve been there…and I used to think it was crazy expensive too…until I realized what all you’re getting and then it all made sense!!! You get what you pay for!!!
Let’s clarify something real quick…Shakeology is NOT a “protein shake”. Shakeology IS a meal replacement that contains some of the greatest nutrient dense superfoods in the world carefully formulated to give your body LIFE enhancing potential for a healthier mind, body and a stronger performing LIFE. It is a MEAL – it REPLACES one meal and it adds life to your life. Who wouldn’t want in on this???
I joined my first challenge group a year into my Stay at Home Mom (SAHM) life. It was February and I had left my career in public accounting the April prior. It was hard enough for me to “splurge” on the challenge pack but I really wanted a change so I went with it. I ordered and immediately cancelled the auto shipments. Again, there was NO WAY I could afford this monthly. But I also committed to myself. I had made the investment in the challenge pack and I was investing in ME. I purchased the 21-day fix and told myself I would drink these little shakes for 21 days, I would follow the plan and I would workout.
My 21-day fix results – Round 1 – never missed a shakeo!!
Guess what???? I GOT RESULTS – In just 3 short weeks….It actually worked!
Now the hard part came…I wanted another bag of the Shakeology but how????
Here’s what I did:
1) First, I signed up as a coach. Well – a discount coach – but it was the same process – I mean – who doesn’t want to save $$$. This had a big appeal and since I had already purchased a challenge pack there was no sign up fee and if I did nothing else, I would at least be saving $15/month. SWEET!
2) I stopped my prescription prenatal vitamin that was costing me $30/month.
I was nursing my 9 month old at the time and after talking to my doctor the vitamins and minerals found in my prenatal were also in Shakeology! The only thing I had to add was a separate DHA supplement!!! WINNING!!!! As always – if you’re pregnant or nursing you should talk to your doctor first. But then again you should actually consider EVERYTHING you put into your body – Shakeology included – but also that cookie, the pizza, the coffee mocha frap, the fast food – etc.. You should think about EVERYTHING you’re eating. I know when I did I quickly realized you can’t get the all natural, non-GMO nutrition found in Shakeology in other foods and personally I couldn’t think of a better food to fuel my body with and my family!!!
I was actually giving my little one MORE nutrition that before! I wonder if I could quantify the amount of money saved from not having to go to the doctor – from establishing healthy nutrition habits in my young one?!?! Ok – tangent over – back to it…
3) I was able to completely STOP by Chron’s Disease medicine – savings – $60/month. After taking medicine for nearly 7 years I started noticing very positive changes to my digestive system. I reduced my dosage on my own and after 4 months of my daily dense superfood Shakeology, regular exercise, and making that transition to clean eating…I was confident I didn’t need it anymore! I made an appointment with my GI specialist and in August got the official words to stop all medication! If nothing else – that aspect alone is enough for me to ensure this lifestyle is simply that MY LIFE!
4) We stopped eating out!!!
For almost the first 6 months – we truly just didn’t eat out! Once we made the investment in the Shakeology and investment in our own health we realized we could cook the foods we liked in the portions our bodies needed for a fraction of the cost. We ditched the pizza and wings Friday night ritual and the 1x/week dinner out. I’ll estimate that by cooking dinner in vs. ordering out 1x a week and eating dinner out 1x a week our family of four saved at least $40/week, of that my portion was at least $15…and I actually think this is a super low ball park number!!! We never messed around when we would go out – there was always an app and always a dessert so this became a huge saver for us! We also found that shakeology shaken up on the road makes for the healthiest and most convenient fast food EVER!!!
Rough guess – $60/month for myself – $120/month for my family
So as you can see – from the compound effect of the changes we made – while we were spending an additional $115 on one bag of Shakeology – I was saving $165!!! And we didn’t even address that this replaced my prior unhealthy not all natural oatmeal packet breakfast I used to eat or the ice cream we would frequently grab from Dairy Queen 🙂
And all the while this is saving me money, helping me feel better and allowing me to be the BEST mom/wife possible…I started to inspire others along the way. Those closest to me – aka – my ENTIRE FAMILY!
3 generations enjoying a midday Mother’s Day “treat”
So my call to action for you…IF you are skeptic – just like I was…then GIVE IT A TRY!!!! What do you have to lose?!?!
Yes – you really can ORDER it, drink it for a month and if for some crazy reason you don’t agree with me…RETURN THE EMPTY BAG!!! True Story!!!
Email me: email@example.com with any questions!!! I want to help YOU reach your goals and FEEL your best!!!
Side note: I actually became a coach initially because I wanted to get the discount and save on my monthly Shakeology! And turns out – this became one heck of a career for me! I’d love to share more about how I did it and how you can too!!! Fill out my application below if you’re interested in learning more about Beachbody Coaching!!!
A portion of those who attended Pittsburgh’s Super Saturday
For the 500+ of you who were able to make it down to Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on Saturday April 25th you know what an AMAZING day we had!
Time with my team, time with my friends, tears of joy, loads of celebration, updates on the newest program (CIZE!!!!) and supplement line to hit the market, a 50/50 drawing, raffle baskets, a kick-booty LIVE MASH UP with Kam, oh, and we raised OOODLES of money for LLS and to support Katy Ursta in her Pittsburgh Woman of the Year Campaign. It was truly an EPIC day!
But…for the millions of you who missed it – or – couldn’t make it to the burgh, let me share some details:
So you may be thinking…what is this whole SUPER SATURDAY business???
Super Saturday is a quarterly event for Beachbody Coaches to get together, help motivate one another, share some great tips and best practices and gear up for what’s to come!!! It really builds on the motivation from the last event (aka-CANCUN SUCCESS CLUB trip) and serves as a chance to get together in person and catch the latest and greatest announcements and new releases from Corporate!!!
There is a Market Council in Pittsburgh (which I am super blessed to be a part of) that meets during the quarter to plan it all out. The easy part is the highlight video from Corporate…but the rest of the day is up to US! And we took things on a different route this time around!!!
Locally we have all been sweating for something bigger!!! A fellow coach on our team won an incredible battle with Stage 4 Lymphoma last year and through her struggles, remained positive, full of hope and truly inspired ALL those around her. She has been nominated for the Pittsburgh Woman of the Year and in support of her campaign, we centered our focus around raising funds for the LLS. And boy did we ever meet that goal!
We did a few of the “typical” Super Saturday things. We welcomed everyone, we shared a bit about what the proceeds were going to be used for, we recognized the audience and where they are in their business (led by yours truly on the big stage – Eeek!) we got to hear from 2 amazing people with their stories and transformations with Beachbody, we watched the Corporate video…then we got down to some business!!!
We wanted people to gain VALUE from this day and since we are fortunate to have several Elite Coaches on the Market Council and in the Pittsburgh area, not to mention 2 of the top 10 coaches from 2014, including the #1 Coach, Melanie Mitro, we held a brief training session followed by a Q&A…where people could submit questions prior to the event and hear from some of the best of the best. I mean seriously – it doesn’t get much better than that!!! We jam packed those 3 hours but I can honestly tell you I left that room – ready to DO MORE!!! Just do it 🙂
We wrapped up the event with a little LIVE Mash up led by Kam which included P90X Live, Insanity LIVE, PiYO LIVE, and a taste of the new CIZE…um, I’ll be needed some coordination tips by the time this is released in July!!!
Words cannot explain how amazing it was to be at this event and reflect on what has changed in my life as a result of joining Beachbody just one year ago!!! Never would I have thought I’d be up on stage, never would I have thought I would have MY OWN team members travel to make the trip or just be a part of something so big and so powerful…but I AM, and I am forever grateful! I cannot stress it enough – if at all possible – get to these live events!!! Endless motivation & inspiration!!!
One decision I made when I left the event was to SHARE this opportunity with as many people as possible! I truly believe anyone can ROCK this business if they have the desire to try and willingness to learn!
SAVE THE DATE: Our next event will be held on or around July 25th – additional details TBD – but we would love to see you there! You can email me @ firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to be on my mailing list!!!
If you have been considering coaching OR if you want to simply ask me some questions OR if you know you are now ready TO TAKE THAT LEAP and join my growing team, then fill out the application below. I am looking for positive, motivated, and driven people who aren’t afraid of a challenge and who love being part of a TEAM – a FAMILY!!!
I was listening to a call earlier this week and something just clicked. There isn’t such thing as bad fitness but there is a such thing as bad nutrition! How true is that!!! So now the true question…how can we combat that variable???
Most people do not understand that nutrition is 70-80% of the variable weight loss and it is my mission to help others understand how important it is to FUEL your body with proper, whole foods that are clean, balanced and NUTRITIOUS!
This week we celebrated the 6th birthday of Shakeology which coincided with the release of the new Super Shakeology Sampler Pack! To keep the celebration going, my team and I decided to create a 6 Day challenge group focused on NUTRITION!!!
So….what do you get?
6 Shakes – aka – 6 meals
6 day meal plan to maximize your results
6 – 10 minute (free) at home workouts
6 days of recipes, support, motivation and accountability
In a nutshell, you get me – as your coach!
Who would this group be good for?
Have you been interested/curious about Shakeology but not ready to make the investment and commit to an entire 30 day supply?
Have you been tossing around joining one of my groups but you are still on the fence about this whole “challenge thing” and if it would be “your thing”?
This is your chance! Its only a 6 day commitment, you have the chance to get all 6 of the Shakeolgoy flavors for just $29.95 and I promise…it will be fun!
Literally – what do you have to lose?
Spring has officially sprung and summer will be here before you know it! Stop thinking about it and just do it! You can purchase your Shakeology Sampler Pack and I will contact you about joining the group – or you can simply fill out the form below and we can go from there!
Sitting here mid-March about to get breakfast ready for my family and thinking about how different today’s March morning is compared to years past…
For 6 years, my winter months were spent working…literally, all day, 7 days a week – weekdays – weekends! By the time March came I was so mentally exhausted, miserable from the way I had spent the several months prior and ready for a change, but I didn’t think I could make one! That was simply the way it was!
I remember when M-TH, 5:00 used to mean it was time to place the dinner order to prep for AT LEAST another 5 hours of work!
Auditing wasn’t exactly a glorious job but it was a good job. A great job in fact that allowed me to provide for my family. But…with the arrival of baby #2 I knew I couldn’t do it any longer.
2 years ago I endured my LAST “busy season”. I longed to be home with my family but at the same time we had established a lifestyle we were comfortable with. Leaving my career in auditing meant I would be living a DREAM come true as a Stay at Home Mom…where I was meant to be…with my babies…but it also meant financially, we were going to have to make some changes…changes we were all willing to make…but changes nonetheless!
Last February we had a medical scare with Colt that landed us two nights in Children’s hospital. Thankfully nothing serious came as a result but we did receive a hefty bill. I still remember my stomach turning as I was writing that check to cover what insurance didn’t. Beyond blessed to have our little boy back to health but after 10 months of no longer working we didn’t exactly have “extra money” laying around. The best thing that came of that scare…as I sat watching my sick little boy sleep I was scrolling Facebook and saw a post about the 21-day fix…I was intrigued, asked questions, and went for it….and well, the rest is history!
Within a few short weeks I was feeling amazing, my family was eating better, I had more energy than my crazy toddler and Kyle and I made a decision that I would sign up as a Beachboy Coach. Never expecting to turn it into a CAREER but rather hoping that I could offset the cost of our Shakeology that we knew was helping us lead a healthier life. I never imagined I would be able to even come close to replacing the income I used to make as an Audit Manager but as I sit here today I realized that these first 10 weeks of 2015 mirror the same income I was bringing home as a “part-time” Audit Manager working 60+ hours a week.
How did this even happen???
In a nut shell, its been CONSISTENCY, HARD WORK, DEDICATION, and simply SHARING what has worked for me and helping others do the same!
I’m not telling you this to brag in any way, shape or form…I am sharing this with you because I am BEYOND THANKFUL that someone else shared this opportunity with me…for if not, I do not know what my life would be like today!
I am looking for MOMPRENEURS and other driven, dedicated, passionate WOMEN who want to join my team! It starts with a DESIRE to join, AMBITION to keep going and a NEVER GIVE UP attitude!
If you have ever considered coaching or want a sneak peak into what it is that I do and what I have done to turn this PASSION for helping others into a career that has allowed me to do things I didn’t dream possible…then join my team for a Sneak Peak into Beachbody Coaching by filling out this form!!!