Stop the Gimmicks – Bingeing, Diet Pills and Fads OH MY

In the past, I was the queen of fad diets and extremes.  In college, I would gain 15/20 pounds during the school year and lose it over the summer months by working out loads and eating nothing but salad.  No lie, this happened all four years!  For me, it was all or nothing.  My mindset was always that you either spent a ridiculous amount of time at the gym and starve yourself or sit on the couch and eat ice cream all day – there was no in-between.  If you had one bad day, then everything you had worked for would be thrown out the window so I would just give up.  My whole life has been this way – exaggerated one extreme or another – being extremely active or hanging out on the couch binge watching my favorite shows.  For me, I didn’t feel like or realize that a “happy medium” was doable.  I was that person who tried everything – every gimmick and crazy fad to lose weight.  You name it, I tried it – diet pills (ended up with a stomach condition), starvation (loved food too much for this one to stick), Weight Watchers (hated counting / figuring out “points”), Atkins Diet (really no pasta for the rest of my life, no thanks), Caveman Diet (come on!), Cabbage Soup Diet, Celebrity Liquid Diet (urge to chew my food would takeover and have you tasted this stuff??) and on and on.  The gimmicks are out there and in full force trying to take your money for results that are too good to be true and guess what – THEY ARE!

Fast forward to August 2015, after a mere 23 hours a labor, I gave birth to my little bit of heaven on earth and tiniest love of my love.  My emotions and hormones were running rampant.  I knew my body has just done something truly amazing and life changing but I felt horrible about myself.  I felt off, fat and uncomfortable in my skin.  I knew I needed to do something but wanted it to be lasting.  I didn’t want another fad diet but I also did not have the time to spend hours at the gym away from my home and family.  Unless I wanted to be getting up even earlier than I was already or heading out at 7/8pm to workout, I needed to find another way.

That is when Beachbody entered my life.  The plethora of workout programs has something for everyone, no matter what your goals are – losing weight, toning up, gaining muscle, simply sweating it out, etc.  But it is so much more than this.  It is a community of people, supporting and encouraging one another.  Being there for you no matter what.  What initially got me was that I could workout from the comfort of my home, anytime I wanted and most workouts are only 30 minutes – score.  I didn’t need to be away from the house or my new little one for hours a day.  I could workout in my living room, during naptimes.  Why wouldn’t you give it a try?!  And that is exactly what I did.  I, like most people, started out on this journey of mine on January 2nd.  By May, I had lost my baby weight, had more energy and felt great!  So why not pay it forward, become a Beachbody Coach myself, continue on this journey of mine and get to help others at the same time.  We’re now into June, I’m nearing a 30 pound weight loss, I feel better than ever and have no plans of stopping anytime soon.

Don’t be fooled by the gimmicks!  The results you see from any of the Beachbody programs – P90X, Insanity Max, PiYo, 21 Day Fix, to just name a few – are all real results, from real people.  Trust me, I recently completed 1 round of 21 Day Fix Extreme – lost 6 pounds and 8.5 inches.  I didn’t starve. I didn’t spend a ridiculous amount of time at the gym.  If it can happen to me then why can’t it happen to you?  Give it a try and see transformation happen to YOU!

For the first time in my life, I feel like I am truly in a good place.  My overall happiness and confidence is much greater than it has been in a long time.  My marriage is in a great place, I am absolutely loving being a mom to my crazy adorable little man and I’m finally feeling good about myself.  Have I been fitter in my life – yes, have I weighed less in my life – yes, have I been healthier in my life – that ones up for debate.  But right now, in this moment, I have never been more confidant and felt genuinely positive about my body and who I am.  I am on a journey to become stronger, in myself and my relationships. I have realized this journey I am on is so much greater than simply wanting to lose weight but to become a better, stronger version of myself. It’s not simply about creating a healthy lifestyle but about following your passions.  I just wish it hadn’t taken me 5+ months postpartum to figure out!

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SUMMERTIME SIZZLE CHALLENGE GROUP

You Are Invited to join me for 37 days {1 week of prep and 4 weeks of clean eating and 30 minute workouts} for some SUMMERTIME accountability!

I don’t know about you but Margartias, Mojitos, Ice Cream and Summer life can easily swallow me up if I let it! But I have learned so much about my own personal health & fitness and truthfully how I feel when I fuel up with good food that I don’t want to go back to my old ways!

I love teaching other people how to do the same!

So I’m putting my expertise to the test and running a mid summer group to teach you a few things:

-Balance between those summer treats and your goals.
-How to travel and eat healthy.
-How to make a meal plan.
-Healthy summer swaps.
-Proper portion size.
-30 minute total body workouts.
-At least 1 cheat meal per week.

My goal is to teach you how to make a lifestyle change, not a crash diet, or something you feel deprived by! My goal is to give you tools that will last forever!

You will be given KNOWLEDGE, SUPPORT and INSPIRATION daily to workout, eat healthy and crush your goals! Stop making excuses and start forming habits that will last a lifetime.

Are you in??? Respond that you are going to the event, invite some friends & let’s do this!!!

I WANT IN!

NOTE: You cannot already be a coach or working with another coach!

No Gym, No Time – No Problem

The Summer has me doing a fair amount of traveling – some in the country, some out of the country – by plane, train and automobile!  This would typically be where I would “fall off the wagon”.  I would give up by telling myself it’s only for a few days or a week but it becomes so much harder to get yourself back on track after a hiatus of any length of time.  And more often than not, I wouldn’t get back on track.

Thankfully that won’t be happening this time!  I’ll have my iPhone and iPad with me and BOD (Beachbody on Demand) so all I need is this device, wifi and a small amount of floor space.  No wifi? No problem.  You  can even download up to 5 workouts on BOD just in case.  Then all you need is your device!

With BOD, you have access to hundreds of workouts, their workout and nutrition guides, faqs and more.  For me, it means I can go anywhere and not worry about missing a workout or needing to find a gym.  Is your husband watching the US Open? No problem.  I can take my iPad to another room and crush my workout.  Hopping a flight to the UK? No problem.  I’ve downloaded the workouts I want that don’t need weights or any additional equipment just my bodyweight and I’ll be taking my laptop so all I’ll need is some space in the hotel room.   Warm weather is here and you want to take your workout to the park?  No problem.  Bring your phone, iPad or laptop and stream your workout while soaking up some rays.

What I love about BOD –

  • You get 24/7 access to hundreds of workouts from anywhere you can access wifi
  • There are literally hundreds of workouts so you never get bored
  • You can download up to 5 workouts to your dashboard to play anytime you don’t have access to wifi
  • Any fitness program you purchase is almost automatically added to your dashboard to begin playing whenever you are ready, so you don’t have to wait for your package to arrive in the mail
  • When you sign up, you get your first 30 days FREE then it’s only $38.87/quarter
  • As a Beachbody Club member, you will receive 10% off ALL Beachbody products you purchase
  • I can workout ANYWHERE – in my living room, kitchen, on my patio or hotel room

It’s so easy, all you have to do is PUSH PLAY.

Find out more here!

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Getting Real: My Journey

I’m going to get real here for a second . . .

After having my son, I was proud of what my body had done.  I mean it just created life – that is truly remarkable!  Even with this miraculous tiny human, I just didn’t feel great about myself.  I was tired, my body was not what it once was and my emotions were all over the place!  I needed an outlet to find the new me.

Unlike every woman I hear about, breastfeeding did NOT melt away the pounds.  I knew I would need to work at it.  Unfortunately, with my husband working full-time and my family far away, if I wanted to workout outside of the house that would need to happen either late at night or on the weekends.  Let’s be honest, heading out to a class at 7/8pm was less than ideal for this sleep deprived momma.  Plus, there are some many other things I would like to do at that time – rest, catch up with my husband, rest, cuddle Bo Jangles, rest . . . I think you get the idea.

So, I turned to Beachbody and their On Demand website of programs.  I will admit, I was skeptical at first.  Get in shape in my home in only 30 minutes a day?!  I just did not see it happening but I thought, what the heck, I’ll give it a try.  I mean, I didn’t have a lot of “free time” as it stood so naptime workouts were all I could do.

After 4 months, I had dropped 18 pounds, was back to my pre-baby weight and felt more energized than I had before.  Making that time for myself, even 30 minutes a day, was exactly what I needed to feel myself again, gain much needed energy, and become stronger not only on the outside but the inside as well which in turn made me a better wife and mother.  I’m now down almost 30 pounds and my journey is still only just beginning!!

The inspiration, the support and being back in fitness, finding my strength is what pushed me to become a Beachbody Coach.  I want to help others find that stronger version of themselves and realize that you can do it.  So, join me, follow me, watch me from afar – whatever you chose I hope I can bring just one person some inspiration to do something they didn’t think they could do or to find their “groove” again.  For me, I only wish I had found it sooner!

Anything is possible.  DREAM BIG!

Pursue Your Passion – Coaching Sneak Peak

Have you ever thought about making an additional income for your family, from home, while reaching your FITNESS goals? Are you passionate about health and fitness and sharing that PASSION with others??

Then WHY NOT give Beachbody Coaching a try? What have YOU got to lose?

I got into Beachbody after giving birth to my son Brodie. I was feeling lost and unhappy in my skin but felt ashamed of those feelings as I had just given birth to the most amazing little boy. But I just knew that I needed to make a change. I needed to do something to “get my groove back” and that is when I got into Beachbody.

I love everything the company stands for and even more than that I LOVE what it has done for me. And I simply wanted to pay that forward.

You do not need to be an expert, super fit, or even fit for that matter. You don’t need a degree or a certification. You just need to want to help people, be self led, and find personal freedom.

If you’re curious, interested or simply want to find out more, comment “I’M INTERESTED” or email me at jennsanny@gmail.com – My coach and team are hosting a no strings attached 3 day sneak peek online event so you can gather more information about the business and the opportunity!  You’ll learn what a coach does, how to earn, what is the cost to sign up and what type of training I will provide to you!!

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.
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