Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
Before I started Beachbody, I was content with my body. I did not exercise or eat healthy at all, because I did not care about myself enough. I thought that this was going to be the way I had to look for the rest of my life. I was not a happy person on the inside. I never thought of myself as overweight until I would see pictures, but even then I would blame the angle of the camera. Before Beachbody, I had recently become a stay-at-home-mom and wanted something to do with my time; some way to make me feel like I had a purpose other than being a mom.
What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
My sister had been doing Beachbody programs and Coaching for a few months and kept asking me to try. She has always been an athlete, so of course it was easy for her to work out and lose weight. Something just changed one day when she asked and I said yes. I wanted the outside of my body to match how I saw myself on the inside.
What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody help you overcome that challenge?
Before beginning the program, the biggest obstacle was me. I had no confidence, no motivation, and no strength. I never thought of myself as an athlete or someone who could be fit and confident. Beachbody has given me confidence, strength, motivation, and purpose in my life.
What in particular did you like about the program you chose?
I did multiple rounds of 21 Day Fix, 21 Day Fix EXTREME, and 22 Minute Hard Corps. I loved the shortness of the workouts, but also how effective they are. I loved the portion-control containers and how easy they make food. They make portion sizes seem much less intimidating. I love my Shakeology and how good it actually tastes. I love that it all can be done at home with minimal equipment, but that you still get amazing results.
Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
With Beachbody I have lost 70 pounds and counting. I have gone from a size 14 to a 4 and from an XL to an XS. I have lost countless inches, and donated more bags of clothes than I can count. I am most proud of changing my mindset and believing in myself.
How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
Life has only gotten better. I have inspired people to change their lifestyle, which is amazing. I feel as though I have a purpose other than being a stay-at-home mom. I have helped my family eat better and work out. I walk around with confidence.
How did participating in a Challenge Group help you reach your goals? How did your group support you and keep you accountable?
I thought Challenge Groups were not for me. I didn’t understand the purpose until I started posting and then I got it. The support from that group kept me going. The daily check-ins, tips, and encouragement kept me going. Knowing I had a whole team in my corner made me feel like I wasn’t doing this alone.
How did your Team Beachbody Coach support you on your journey?
My Coach was the first to congratulate me, support me, and offer me anything that I needed. She never judged if I had a bad day; she would only offer support.
How did a Beachbody supplement, nutritional product, or program (such as Shakeology or Beachbody Ultimate Reset) support your transformation? What are the greatest benefits you gained? Did you see benefits to your energy, sleep, mood/mental clarity, or digestion/regularity?
Shakeology has helped curb my cravings and keep me full.2 Since I’m home all day, I have access to the pantry all day. I use my Shakeology as a snack in the afternoon when I want to head into my pantry. Since starting with Shakeology, I have been able to gain more energy and I sleep sounder at night.2
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†Results vary depending on starting point and effort.
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