Common Mistakes Women Make With Strength Training

Common Mistakes Women Make With Strength Training If you’re just starting up on a strength training program, it’s vital that you are fully aware of some of the most common mistakes that are typically made by women who are going about their program. While strength training is one of the most effective exercise variations that…

Cory W ~ No complications from Type 1 Diabetes

I’ve always wanted to get leaner and gain muscle mass, but I’ve never had any success doing my own program. Getting the nutrition part has been tough, especially since I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a teenager. As I got older, I could tell that I was getting more and more out of…

The Top Reasons You Should Be Strength Training

The Top Reasons You Should Be Strength Training If you are someone who is looking to make an improvement to your health and fitness level, taking your body composition to a leaner level and leading a more active lifestyle, one form of exercise that you absolutely must be adding to the mix is strength training.…

Team Beachbody home business fact or fiction?

Team Beachbody home business fact or fiction? When I start to explain what it is that I do on the business side of coaching I often get the same questions over and over. My favorite one of all is “Oh … that one of those multi-level marketing things. Is that like a pyramid scheme?” This…

Jill K “I was so tired of being disgusted with myself”

What can I say? It happens. Late nights at work, fast food on the way home, drinks with friends. I knew I had gained a lot of weight, after my first pregnancy, but I had an answer—I just didn’t step on the scale! By the time I found out I was pregnant again, I was…

Can Exercise be Fun?

Can Exercise be Fun? Well, YES  of course it can! Let’s back up a little bit very few of my friends and even myself would hardly ever use the word “fun” when talking about exercise or working out.  If you were to ask your friends or post on facebook, or ask your coworkers FUN is…

Mandi C “Hip Hop Abs was awesome”

Before I lost 101 pounds with Hip Hop Abs I was always tired and was never up for anything new or exciting. I hated going to amusement parks and fairs because I was too big for the rides, yet that didn’t stop me from eating ALL the food. I felt horrible most of the time,…

Veganism. What, Why, and How to Ensure Nutritional Adequacy

Veganism. What, Why, and How to Ensure Nutritional Adequacy Guest Blogger Samantha,  MS, RD, Certified Wellcoach® Veganism is a lifestyle choice to exclude the use of all animal products, whether that is through dietary consumption, clothing choices, or cosmetic use.  More specifically, a vegan lifestyle excludes all foods of animal origin like cheese, milk, yogurt,…

Why We Choose the Food We Do

Why We Choose the Food We Do Guest Blogger Samantha, MS, RD, Certified Wellcoach®  There are endless resources and information available to guide consumers to make a variety of food selections. There are also a number of factors that cause consumers to make the food selections they do. According to the Social Ecological Model (SEM),…

Onteral R “Beachbody saved my life”

You’d think that losing your breath while bending down to tie your shoes would be a huge inspiration to lose weight. But nooooo, it wasn’t until my fiancé told me that my stomach was starting to feel fluffy and gave me the nickname “Pillsbury Doughboy” that I finally committed to changing my lifestyle. I began…