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Beachbody Results: Ann Lost 109 Pounds and Won $2,000!

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Ann Christison, age 41, lost 109 lbs with a variety of Beachbody fitness programsand Shakeology. She entered her results into The Beachbody Challenge® and won $2,000!

Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
Prior to beginning Beachbody programs, I was very insecure about my body and not confident in most of my interactions and personal relationships as a result of that. I also worried too much about what other’s thought of my words or actions which lead to me often feeling depressed (most of this was probably just in my head… but that is how I felt a lot of the time). Before using Beachbody products and programs I was also frequently tired throughout the day and then just plain exhausted after a full day of work and family activities after. I was not an active person at all. I did not enjoy any type of activity that required any kind of physical exertion and usually avoided it. I found myself choosing to be inactive which was resulting in me missing out on experiences with my children.

What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
Initially, my family (my husband and children) inspired me because I wanted to be a more present and active participant in my kids lives. In the approximate few years leading up to me beginning the program there were some health problems that I observed in my family. My Grandmother had passed away (being bed ridden due to obesity the last 3 years of her life), my mother was recovering from breast cancer, and then my mother ultimately decided to have weight loss surgery. These things really motivated me to take the step to change my lifestyle. I decided I was not going to be in the same boat in 20-40 years if I could help it. As I began and saw my successes, I saw that I could achieve more and really change my life which kept me going and pushing to the next level.

What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody® help you overcome that challenge?
Food! My greatest challenge by far was food. I had been obese most of my life (since about 20), so no I had never really attempted an approach to nutrition of clean eating and whole foods. When I learned about this and observed others who had already made that lifestyle change seeing significant results I thought maybe if I can do this I really can make some major changes to my body, but I was scared that I wouldn’t be able to stick with that nutrition plan as I had been making unhealthy eating choices for most of my life. It was tough in the beginning, but I was committed and determined to be successful. Autumn’s simple and easy to use method of containers and portion control with the 21 Day Fix program was exactly what I needed to learn to eat healthy when I really never had before. I learned that the longer I stayed the course and the more opportunities that arose which I just said, “no” to bad choices the easier it became to actually change my lifestyle with respect to food.

What in particular did you like about the program you chose?
This challenge submission reflects my FOCUS T25 results. I particularly liked FOCUS T25 for leaning me out and working on building endurance and working on strength and agility in a way I had not yet accomplished with previous programs. This was my third program and I liked all of the previous ones for different reasons; 21 Day Fix for the variety in different types of workouts, but still working all body parts and a great gateway program for someone who is starting their fitness journey as many of the moves throughout the workouts are condusive to working up to the full minute, proper form, or higher amount of weights and because there is such a variety you can stick with it for many rounds as many people may need to when starting out (I did 9 rounds before using others). I enjoyed 21 Day Fix EXTREME for a step up and intense challenge with cardio strength training.

Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
I have completely transformed my body. I not only look extremely different, but feel extremely different. I am so much more fit and choose to live an active lifestyle now. I see food as fuel for my body now and eat with a purpose and plan everyday. I am most proud of how I have changed my priorities not just with food, but with putting myself first when I need to (which is something we often lose sight of as mothers) like my workout time which is uninterrupted “me time” set aside every day. Learning that I deserve to put myself first sometimes and take the time to take care of myself has been a great lesson for me in this process!

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How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
I am much more active now. I choose to spend family time in the out of doors on hikes or kayaking instead of sit at home and watch a movie. My life has also really changed in how I see my body as well as how I view my relationships with others. I feel that I am much more positive in how I see life and interact with others not letting the little things or stuff that really doesn’t need to take priority get to me. I have been able to stop and just enjoy the moment with my family/children more instead of always staying busy with whatever project I was currently working on at work or in my home life. Most importantly I have learned to put myself first sometimes.

How did participating in a Challenge Group help you reach your goals? How did your group support you and keep you accountable?
Challenge Groups have been an awesome form of support and motivation for me. I have participated in 4 different Biggest Slim Down Challenges and three Diet Bets. I think I am addicted to the support these groups bring! Seeing other’s successes as well as having a place where I can post about my own journey and fitness/nutrition related activity helps to keep me accountable and focused on my goals. I always see a bigger change in my body weather it be weight or shape when I am in a challenge group because I am so much more motivated to stay on point 100% of the time with my nutrition. I also love the ideas I get from groups regarding food tips and recipes or new workouts to try.

How did your Team Beachbody® Coach support you on your journey?
I have multiple coaches Chelsea Humphries, Darcy Peterson Zlockzewski, and Kali Slusser all on the same team which have contributed to my success. Our team has provided me an incredible amount of support along my journey. They have all been there encouraging me every step of the way, answering questions I had or helping me with BB related things such as what program and why I might want to try that one next, giving me tips with grocery shopping and meal prep in the beginning, letting me know about upcoming challenges and encouraging me to participate, as well as helping to support me in adding customers of my own. Additionally, our team has a private Facebook page which provides a frequent source of motivation for me to stay focused on my goals. Looking at the page along with my Challenge Group pages will often help me in moments of weakness to just say no to a bad food choice or hit buy on a new workout program I have been intimidated by.

How did a Beachbody Supplement or 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, digestion/regularity?
I have drank Shakeology since day one of this journey 22 months ago. I absolutely love it! It has helped me greatly in different ways. In the beginning Shakeology probably helped me most because I was able to blend 2-3 servings of fruit and veggies in it which helped me hit my intake for the day (now the amount of those different foods my body needs are much less, so I only put 1 serving of fruit in now). Along the way there have been times on those couple days between shipments when I craved Shakeology so badly as it helps curb cravings throughout the day. Now I feel that Shakeology helps me most because it is a source of such dense nutrition. I find again on those days between shipments I am much hungrier (not for bad choices, because it is much easier for me to say no now- but for food period because I didn’t have that dense nutrition to start my day). I have much more energy now and feel like I can be more focused throughout my day at work and with my family.2

Tell us about your experience with Beachbody On Demand. If applicable, how has it helped you achieve your goals?
I recently started using BOD with the release of all access. I absolutely love it! It is so awesome having all of the programs available at my fingertips to choose from and a much bigger variety of workout programs and nutrition guides available for completing full programs as I usually do. I will be moving into Body Beast soon and this is one program that I do not own and probably would not have bought as I have been very intimidated by the nutrition component, and I believe this is going to give me the sculpted body I am still looking for. The Fixate cooking show is also inspiring me with meal prep and cooking healthy for my whole family instead of just me.

Beachbody Results: Sheralyn Lost 76 Pounds!

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Sheralyn Rumbolt lost 76 lbs. with 21 Day Fix, CORE DE FORCE, various Beachbody fitness programs on BOD, Shakeology, and the Beachbody Performance supplements. Here’s the story that she shared with the Beachbody Challenge contest.

Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
Before Beachbody I was the girl that always had a smile on her face, but was never truly happy. I gave my all to others, but neglected to treat myself and my body right. I loved to cook, drink, and entertain, and felt like “going on a diet” would stop me from doing those things that I loved. Boy, was I wrong.

What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
My nieces are the most precious people in my life, and not being able to keep up with them was really upsetting. I just didn’t have the energy, or the enthusiasm, to run, and jump, and play like they wanted. My sister started the 21 Day Fix in December 2015 and she really worked me about it. She knew I would be able to do it, I just wasn’t sure. By January she had convinced me to give it a try, and now I am all in!

What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody help you overcome that challenge?
I love to cook and was extremely worried about how the food list would impact that. I wasn’t sure I’d be able to follow it and give up on some of my unhealthy cooking routines (ex. Frying eggs and veggies in real butter, caramelizing my onions, etc.). Once I got into the program though, I realized there is so much food — so many healthy options and my creative juices are still able to flow in the kitchen ! The meal guide gives you healthy options and suggestions, and it was excellent to be able to turn those unhealthy habits around. Also, my energy levels were so low, and I hated exercise, I just didn’t believe I would stick to it. I didn’t believe in myself.

What in particular did you like about the program you chose?
After being so close to achieving my year end weight-loss goal, I knew I needed to get rid of the last 5 lbs., and more importantly, needed to start focusing on toning my body. CORE DE FORCE has been phenomenal for shredding my core, arms, and legs. Also, I love how badass the program makes you feel. Every morning after my workout I feel absolutely invincible.

Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
I have finally begun to tone my tummy, which, at my peak weight of nearly 260 lbs., was the body part that I was always disgusted with. I wore a crop top out two weekends ago! I would have never imagined doing that in my wildest dreams! I went from size 22 pants to size 10 in 11 months. I have dropped from an XL top to a small. And best of all, I am stronger now than ever before!

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How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
If you ask my mom she’d tell you “Sheralyn is not the same person she was a year ago. She’s done a complete 180.” Honestly, I think it would be easier to described the ways my life haven’t changed. I went from lethargic to energetic. I have gained confidence and self esteem. I have realized my self-worth. I am truly happy, and no longer feel guilty for doing things for myself. I still give to others but I no longer neglect myself in the process.

How did participating in a Challenge Group help you reach your goals? How did your group support you and keep you accountable?
Challenge groups are always motivating. You have a place to share struggles and seek help. The people you meet in these groups you probably wouldn’t have met anywhere else. I seek the encouragement of others while being a positive motivator for others; it’s mutually beneficial.

How did your Team Beachbody Coach support you on your journey?
Jen is extremely motivating! She keeps you on your toes, she checks in often, and makes you feel like your success is important to her! It’s nice to feel like a priority! Also, she convinced me to become a Coach, which has changed my life and allowed me to connect with so many people.

How did a Beachbody Supplement or 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, digestion/regularity?
Shakeology really helped me fight the junk food cravings in the beginning. Now, my Shakeology is just part of my daily routine that helps fuel my body after intense workouts! I often use the 3-Day Refresh when I fall off the wagon and need to get back on track, or when I hit a plateau and am struggling to keep the ball rolling.2

Tell us about your experience with Beachbody On Demand. If applicable, how has it helped you achieve your goals?
I stream almost all of my workouts on BOD which was fantastic because I went on a lot of work-related trips during this program. BOD helped me to stay on track while I was away from home!

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Beachbody Results: Ashley Lost 63 Pounds!

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Ashley Baker lost 63 lbs. with a variety of Beachbody fitness programs, Shakeology, and the Beachbody Performance supplements. Here’s the story that she shared with the Beachbody Challenge contest.

Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
I hated my body and I hated myself. I have always struggled with my weight being the ‘fatter’ one of me and my 4 sisters. I went into bad eating disorders in my teens because of this; anorexic, diet pills, and then binging because I didn’t know how to lose weight healthily and in the right manner. I was never taught how to. I hated my body. When I was 19 going on 20 I lost about 30 lbs., and was the skinniest I had ever been, but I was barely eating and exercising a lot. I was skinny but unhealthy. Then things happened and I slowly began to gain weight back. I turned 21 and moved to a college town. I began drinking just about every night and was eating like crap. I started feeling depressed, and drank and ate food to numb my pain. I hated myself with everything inside of me, but I couldn’t stop. I was so lost and had no idea how I’d ever get out. It was so bad that I gained 20 lbs. in 2 months.

What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
Honestly, I got to a point where I just kept weighing myself and the weight kept gaining. It went from 170 to 180, 180 to 190, 190 to 198; that’s when I said to myself that if I went over 200 lbs. I would join Beachbody. I inquired with my Coach about joining after seeing her post her results. I was working out here and there but I could never get a routine. It’d be 2 weeks straight then nothing for weeks on end. I needed help! About 2–3 weeks later I weighed myself and I was 210 lbs.! This was the heaviest I had ever been and I was at such a low. I was in such a dark place I had to get out.

What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody help you overcome that challenge?
Food, eating healthy, having a consistent workout routine, and not having a support system! Beachbody literally had everything I needed! It gave me a food plan and told me how much and exactly what I could eat. Just laid it out for me! Then gave me these workouts that I had to do every day, and they were fun! And then Shakeology — OMG that beautiful drink — it helped so much with my cravings, weight loss, digestion, and energy!2 I also got an accountability group on Facebook. It was amazing. I posted every day, and for me that was big! I needed something to keep me accountable, and I found it.

What in particular did you like about the program you chose?
I started with 5 rounds of 21 Day Fix, and this was perfect for beginning! They were only 30 minutes, hard but not too hard, and Autumn is amazing at helping you get through it! Then I did FOCUS T25. I loved how insane the results were and Shaun T is amazing! Then I moved on to Body Beast. I was feeling too skinny, so I did this program to gain muscles. I loveee it! It truly made me appreciate how food fuels your body. Before this program I was still having a hard time eating, but after Body Beast, give me all the food! It is an amazing feeling and I’m so strong now! Truly! I’m currently doing CORE DE FORCE, and am looking forward to another round of Beast after.

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How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
This is a loaded question! It has changed in so many ways! Obviously physically, but also emotionally and mentally as well! My entire life is better; I am happier, I am confident in myself, I love eating food, and I eat healthy almost 100% of the time! Seriously! Very rarely do I eat something unhealthy because it just makes me feel like poop, and that’s not worth it in my mind anymore! I have more energy and working out is my stress relief. I love it! I cannot say enough about Beachbody programs. They have changed my entire life! I wouldn’t been here without them!

How did participating in a Challenge Group help you reach your goals? How did your group support you and keep you accountable?
Participating in the Challenge Group helped me stay accountable. Before Beachbody I had no one to help me be accountable and this was a big area of struggle for me. I made a promise to myself that I would post daily after my workout or even if i did not do them and my struggles! I still to this post in my groups daily! I love having this group of people who are all on the same journey and they are there to support you and help you along the way no matter what.

How did a Beachbody Supplement or 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, digestion/regularity?
Shakeology is life. I love it with all of my being! It helped me with regular digestion, weight loss, and cravings. That was huge! It gives you natural energy! I just love every part of it. I also started using the Beachbody Performance line when I started Body Beast and I feel it had a huge part in my muscle growth, soreness, and fatigue.

Tell us about your experience with Beachbody On Demand. If applicable, how has it helped you achieve your goals?
I love Beachbody On Demand. I use it all the time. I love having the accessibility to bring my workouts wherever I want in my house via my laptop, or when I go places. I can get them at the snap of a finger! I am so happy to have access to every program because I love everything Beachbody! Also, during Body Beast, I had to take a week break from weights (doctor’s orders/body issues) and because I had BOD I had access to workouts I would not have had otherwise, and was able to do a variety of workouts that did not involve weights for that week. And it was fun trying out different programs!

Beachbody Results: Stacee Lost 70 Pounds!

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Stacee Sparks lost 70 lbs. with a variety of Beachbody fitness programs, Shakeology, and the Beachbody Performance supplements. Here’s the story that she shared with the Beachbody Challenge contest.

Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
Prior to finding Beachbody, I was tired, sluggish, unmotivated, and miserable with my body image. I came home from work, plopped down on the couch, and didn’t have any energy. I had no energy to play with my kids. I was stuck in a vicious cycle of eating and sleeping. I had absolutely no self-esteem and I was ashamed of the person staring back at me in the mirror. I could never find clothes that fit comfortably. I had to sit to shave my legs in the shower because I didn’t have the energy or the flexibility to stand and do it. Same thing with tying my shoes; I had to sit to tie my shoes.

What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
I saw a friend of mine posting about her journey and transformation on Facebook, and I could tell she was really happy. I knew I had to try this. She was the first person that inspired me to start this proven program. A year into this journey I have been inspired by so many beautiful people that I have met through Beachbody. I have established healthy and strong relationships with so many goal oriented and focused people. I think back to the week before I started my program it was Christmas and I had family over at my house. My mom was so overweight that she didn’t want to go up my stairs to use the restroom. I looked at her and I knew that I had to make a change because I was headed down the same path. I’m happy to say today that one year later, combined my mother and I have lost 175 pounds all with the help of Beachbody. The skills that we learned have literally saved our lives!

What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody help you overcome that challenge?
My greatest challenge before Beachbody was finding balance in life while having a hectic work and family life. With Beachbody, I have learned the key to a healthy life is balance. Being prepared with a healthy routine of nutrition and fitness is key to my success. Shakeology is perfect for a busy mom like me. Ultimately, through eating healthy and working out I have an abundance of energy now which really helps me get through the day with my hectic work and family life. When I go to bed each night I have so much energy and so much strength!

What in particular did you like about the program you chose?
The 21 Day Fix is an awesome introduction into fitness. The routines are modified, and that really helps for beginners. By the end of my first round, I was able to complete each workout without modifiers, and by the end of my second round I was a powerhouse! I powered through four more rounds for a total of six and then moved on to The Master’s Hammer and Chisel. Hammer and Chisel was a little intimidating at first, but it really taught me a great technique in lifting and weight training. It helped me build stamina and endurance, and began really toning my body. From there I started 21 Day Fix EXTREME, and worked through four rounds of that which really carved my body. I also did a round of Body Beast which was amazing for my muscles. I just recently finished CORE DE FORCE and I almost have a six-pack!

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Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
My life has completely changed due to these programs and my transformation. I have lost 70 pounds and have built so much lean muscle. My next goal is the Beachbody Classic at Summit in New Orleans! I got my heels in the mail yesterday, and I am breaking them in today and every day until the show!

How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
Beachbody has been life changing for me. I broke my bad habits and a healthy lifestyle seems routine, normal, and fun! I love the person that I see in the mirror. I can feel that I shine like a ray of light on others’ lives inspiring them to be the best version of themselves that they can be because I am the best version of me that I can be!

How did participating in a Challenge Group help you reach your goals? How did your group support you and keep you accountable?
Challenge groups are vital to my success. They are a great resource of motivation and accountability. I have built a great network of friends going through transformations just like myself, and it feels amazing.

How did a Beachbody Supplement or 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, digestion/regularity?
Shakeology is my go-to favorite and healthiest meal of the day. If I have a craving for a sweet or a carb, I drink my nutrient dense Shakeology. When I have hectic day of shuffling my family around, Shakeology keeps me from skipping meals. And it is absolutely delicious! I am also a huge fan of Energize. It really gives me the pump I need to smash the workouts ahead of me. Some days I like to do three or four workouts, and when I do I always follow up with a Recover shake.2

Tell us about your experience with Beachbody On Demand. If applicable, how has it helped you achieve your goals?
I absolutely love Beachbody On Demand. I have almost every program on DVD but by having it on demand I don’t have to shuffle through a bunch of DVDs. Since I have built so much muscle, my weights at home don’t fit my needs so I take my Beachbody On Demand to the gym and stream Body Beast and Hammer and Chisel out there where I have heavier weights to lift!

Beachbody Results: Tracy Lost 51 Pounds

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Tracy Levine lost 51 lbs. with a variety of Beachbody fitness programs, Shakeology, and the Beachbody Performance supplements. Here’s the story that she shared with the Beachbody Challenge contest.

Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
I used to be pretty active in the early 2000s as a zookeeper, running most days, and doing resistance training regularly. I also watched what I ate so was able to keep my weight in check. When I became a manager in 2006 I started to acquire unhealthy habits due to working a mostly desk job. I became sedentary, drank coffee with sugar and creamer all day, snacked too much, and yo-yo dieted several times, so my weight was constantly fluctuating. I reached my heaviest weight of 175 lbs. in January 2016. I felt unhealthy, wouldn’t even look at myself in the mirror because I was disgusted that I had let myself go, my anxiety became worse, and I was very recluse as a result of all of this.

What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
My turning point was December 2015 when I found that I became breathless when I was sitting upright. My belly rolls pushed on my diaphragm and made it hard to catch my breath. This scared me and I realized that I needed to make a change immediately. I wanted to feel healthy, look my best for me, and be an example for my son who was also starting to put on excess weight.

What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody help you overcome that challenge?
Before the 21 Day Fix, I knew what foods I should and shouldn’t be eating but I wasn’t paying attention to portion sizes and how much of the various food groups I should be consuming daily. 21 Day Fix made planning and prepping my meals simple and I knew I was staying on track with my plan by just following the simple instructions. I also drink Shakeology daily and look forward to having it every day. It feels like a treat to me and keeps my sweet tooth in check. Plus it makes me feel amazing.

What in particular did you like about the program you chose?
I followed several Beachbody programs throughout 2016. I did 21 Day Fix, INSANITY, INSANITY MAX:30, Body Beast, and CORE DE FORCE. I love that Beachbody offers so much variety and there is literally a program for everyone to suit their style and taste. I followed each program to completion and sometimes did a hybrid schedule to keep things interesting. I never became bored and still look forward to my daily workouts.

Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
I lost over 50 lbs. this year. This makes me incredibly proud of myself and I feel like I can accomplish anything I set out to do. I made a commitment to my health and fitness and was not going to let myself down. I feel much more toned, energetic, focus is great, and my endurance level has greatly improved. I have more muscle definition than I have ever had in my life and I know I worked hard to achieve that.

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How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
Greater overall fitness, energy, focus, confidence in myself and my abilities. I feel like I can accomplish anything and am very motivated to keep going. I don’t know where I would be without Beachbody but I am so happy I made the decision to commit, and succeed!

How did participating in a Challenge Group help you reach your goals? How did your group support you and keep you accountable?
I felt more accountable to stay on track and liked to hear feedback from others going through the same process. I was pretty motivated so really didn’t need to be pushed too much but it was great to check in and log my daily workouts. I also hoped to motivate others in the groups by setting a good example each day and by also completing my goal this year.

How did your Team Beachbody Coach support you on your journey?
She answered questions I had about ordering products and inspired me to become a Coach also. She gave positive feed back on my progress posts and I felt like I really wanted to make her proud of me… which she let me know she was. I love that as a Coach I can now pay it forward and help others reach their goals also.

How did a Beachbody Supplement or 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, digestion/regularity?
Shakeology really curbed my cravings and almost seemed like my dessert so I never felt deprived. I feel focused and energized with the shakes. I recommend Shakeology to all my friends and family who are struggling with diet issues. I truly believe that Shakeology has a lot to do with my success with my nutrition and overall fitness. It made eating clean much easier for me and makes me feel great.2

Tell us about your experience with Beachbody On Demand. If applicable, how has it helped you achieve your goals?
BOD has played a vital part in my success. I can stream the workouts from anywhere I go so that I never miss any of them. It also allows me to workout in different locations, and to try new workouts for fun and variety so that I never get bored.

Beachbody Results: This Mom Lost 46 Pounds!

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Sarah Peterson lost 46 lbs. with a variety of Beachbody fitness programs, Shakeology, and the Beachbody Performance supplements. Here’s the story that she shared with the Beachbody Challenge contest.

Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
I gained 50 pounds when I was pregnant with my son, and I was ashamed. I tried the wraps and I tried a different at-home workout, but stopped 10 days in. I thought I had tried everything. I got pregnant with my daughter, Kate, and after she was born, I was silently suffering from postpartum depression. The way I looked didn’t help, and my eating habits reflected that. I was in such a rut. My relationship with hubby was suffering because I felt like I couldn’t talk to him about any of this. It was a very hard time in my life.

What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
I decided to make a change for me and for my family. Whatever I was doing obviously didn’t work, so I had to try something new. I want to be around for a looong time; I want to see my grandchildren grow up. Most of all, I just wanted to like myself again.

What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody help you overcome that challenge?
Major sugar addiction! I had a severe lack of energy, and I was also suffering from postpartum depression and anxiety. With Shakeology, I was able to curb my sugar addiction, and my energy levels went up. The depression/anxiety is still there — it always will be. But when I exercise, I notice a significant decrease.

What in particular did you like about the program you chose?
I loved the resistance bands! So challenging!

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Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
I lost all my pregnancy weight and more — and abs!

How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
My relationship with my husband is better. My relationship with myself has absolutely done a 180. Most importantly, I am happy.

How did participating in a Challenge Group help you reach your goals? How did your group support you and keep you accountable?
I was inspired by the other women in the group making good, healthy changes in their life! I also felt more accountable because I had talked about my goals out loud and I wanted to surpass them!

How did your Team Beachbody Coach support you on your journey?
Yes! She is so fantastic and supportive! She is now one of my dearest friends. I am so happy I was able to trust this process and jump in.

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 helped to curb my sugar cravings! It’s so nice to drink a chocolate milkshake every day and continue to be healthy! I love my healthy treat! I have also been constipated most of my life, and my digestion has improved significantly

Beachbody Results: Crystal Lost 70.5 Pounds!

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Crystal Gaugler lost 70.5 lbs. with a variety Beachbody fitness programs, Shakeology, and the Beachbody Performance supplements. Here’s the story that she shared with the Beachbody Challenge contest.

Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
I was a stay-at-home mom of a wonderful little girl for over a year and was soon going back to work as a pharmacist. My husband and I were planning when we should start trying for our next child. This decision weighed heavy on my mind because I had gained over 40 pounds with my first pregnancy and hadn’t lost much of it. I had started that pregnancy unhealthy and out of shape, and as a result my pregnancy was very difficult for me. I did not want that to happen again the second time around. On top of my weight worries, I just didn’t feel right mentally. I resorted to staying at home a lot. I had been a very outgoing person in the past, but as a new mom, I found it hard to find a new rhythm with all the changes that had happened in my life. I was constantly getting headaches and feeling very tired due to my unhealthy lifestyle.

What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
I was inspired by the Success Stories on the Beachbody sites. I had done Beachbody programs in the past and knew they were very well developed, and I would get results if I stuck to the program.

What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody help you overcome that challenge?
My greatest challenge was overcoming the depression and negativity I had let into my life. I was feeling very bad about myself and needed to change my mindset. A big challenge was starting the program and finding the right mind space to take one day at a time. My husband worked away from home a lot, so I often felt alone and felt I didn’t have the accountability of others to keep me going. The programs were well set up for any exercise level. I had my Coaches and Challenge Groups there to keep me accountable and on task. I do admit I fell off the wagon once in a while, but I always had my Coach and group there to keep me going. The eating plan was really easy to follow. Unlike other diets I had done in the past, it was easy to incorporate into everyday life and still feed my family the same foods and meals I was eating.

What in particular did you like about the program you chose?
I have enjoyed all the Beachbody programs I have done so far. I have done CIZE, 21 Day Fix, 21 Day Fix EXTREME, 22 Minute Hard Corps, PiYo, and Country Heat. Country Heat was a fantastic program for falling in love with exercise again. It gave variety to my day, and I never felt like I didn’t want to do my workout. I knew the time was going to fly by as soon as I pressed play. The eating plan was great. I have enjoyed using the color-coded portion-control containers, and they have taught me how to visualize a meal on my plate for my needs.

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Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
I have lost 70.5 pounds and 65 inches total since starting Beachbody programs. I feel great from the outside in. I feel strong! I am so proud of finishing multiple programs now.

How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
My life has done a complete 180! I have become a Beachbody Coach, and am now running my own Challenge Groups, helping other women achieve their goals and start their health and fitness journeys. The ability to give to others what I was given is a huge gift, and I am very grateful for the opportunity. I have a better relationship with my husband. Shakeology and clean eating have eliminated my headaches, increased my energy, improved my digestion, and greatly reduced my cravings.2 I am physically ready to try for my second pregnancy because I feel healthy and in shape. I weigh much less than I did before my first pregnancy. I am even healthier than I was in university 10 years ago. I have the energy to run and play with my daughter, which in turn has made me a happier mother.

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 eliminated my cravings, decreased my headaches, and increased my energy level.2

Tell us about your experience with Beachbody On Demand. If applicable, how has it helped you achieve your goals?
I love Beachbody On Demand. I use it often to try out new programs, and I am now using it exclusively for my full programs as well. It has been very convenient to have on a trip, and I am excited to see an Android app come in for it down the pipeline in the future!

Beachbody Results: Mary Lost 81.6 Pounds and Won $1,000!

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Mary Howard, age 28, lost 81.6 lbs. with CORE DE FORCE, various Beachbody workouts on BOD, Shakeology, and the Beachbody Performance supplements. She entered her results into The Beachbody Challenge and won $1,000!

Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
Prior to getting started with Beachbody, I weighed 307.6 pounds, I was miserable, and I hated everything about my body. I felt insecure and inadequate. I used to sit in my closet, bawling my eyes out, trying to pick out clothes that didn’t make me look and feel “fat.” I canceled on friends because I felt too “fat” to go out. I was afraid to go to the doctor when I was sick, because I knew they were going to tell me (again) that I needed to lose weight, and that my blood pressure was too high, and all of these things that a 27-year-old girl doesn’t want to hear. I was always convinced I was going to die early, as a result of my poor health… and that terrified me. But after being overweight since I was a little kid, I had given up on the idea that I could actually do something about it. It felt like a lose-lose situation.

What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
I’m so glad my Coach had the courage to reach out to me, because she gave me a fighting chance. With her help, guidance, and support, I decided that, against all odds, I was going to conquer this mountain! She helped me to dig deep and find my “why” — my one thing that was worth fighting for, worth getting up early for, worth making sacrifices for. Because the one thing I want more than anything else in the world is to be a wife and a mom… but in order to have that beautiful, healthy, strong family I so desire, I have to be here! I have to be healthy and strong! And I do not want to pass my struggles on to my children! So at that moment, the fighter inside of me rose up and decided to fight — for myself, for my future children, for my destiny.

What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody help you overcome that challenge?
I was at war with myself and my body. I felt trapped inside of my own body. I felt completely out of control. Beachbody gave me a simple system that I can follow, and it gets results. It takes the stress, the pressure, the striving out of it, and I know that if I just follow the system, I will get the results! And that’s what has happened!

What in particular did you like about the program you chose?
CORE DE FORCE was fun! I love that I can get amazing results in less than an hour a day! One thing I learned from my coach is that “all in doesn’t mean all day.” I can be all inwith my fitness, but I don’t have to spend all day doing it. I can give it 100% in those 30 or 45 minutes, and then go live my life — without obsessing, without stressing, without spending hours and hours every single day working out. Less than an hour a day… that fits into any schedule!

Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
I’ve lost 81.6 pounds with various Beachbody programs and Shakeology, and I’ve never felt better! But even more than the physical transformation, my entire life has been transformed through the journey. I have true confidence like I’ve never had before. I smile at myself in the mirror because I feel good about who I am. I no longer step on and off the scale 6 times a day, obsessing about the number — instead, I know that if I am diligent with the workout and nutrition plan, I will see results. I’ve learned how to make healthy choices for my body. I’ve learned to respect my body, to fuel it correctly, to push it hard and to protect it fiercely. The “after” version of Mary is nothing like the “before” version! And I’m incredibly passionate about spreading the message of Beachbody, because everyone deserves to experience this! Everyone deserves a fighting chance. Everyone deserves a chance to create their own “after” — their own comeback story.

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How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
I don’t recognize my life! It’s not just a physical transformation (though that has been amazing, and so much better than I ever even expected). Beachbody has affected every single area of my life, and I’m so excited for my next step in this journey!

How did participating in a Challenge Group help you reach your goals? How did your group support you and keep you accountable?
I did not participate in a Challenge Group for the first couple months of my journey, but when I got involved it made such a huge difference! The accountability was incredible, and knowing there was a whole team of people on the same journey, fighting the same fight, facing the same struggles and overcoming the same obstacles… man, that was a game-changer!

How did your Team Beachbody Coach support you on your journey?
Sommer has been a lifesaver! She is an answer to so many desperate prayers. I neverwould have made it this far without her. She has encouraged me, guided me, helped me up when I’ve fallen, given me tough love when I needed it, and she’s been with me every step of the way. I’m forever grateful that she has come alongside me in this journey!

How did a Beachbody Supplement or 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, digestion/regularity?
I’ve tried a lot of shakes, but none of them compare to Shakeology! I was skeptical at first… but after I did the research and heard some stories, I decided to give it a shot. And I’m so glad I did! I’ll never go back! Obviously, it’s incredibly convenient… it’s the one meal I never have to think about or plan for. I love knowing exactly what I’m putting in my body, and with Shakeology, I know I’m putting only the best in my body. And Energize! Wow! I’ve never been a big fan of pre-workout, but I got some at my coach’s recommendation, and it made such a huge difference! In addition to Beachbody programs, I’m also training for a half-marathon, and Energize has helped me through some pretty tough runs! It just gives me that extra push I need for my workouts. I may have been skeptical at first, but now I’m a believer!2

Tell us about your experience with Beachbody On Demand. If applicable, how has it helped you achieve your goals?
I love Beachbody On Demand! It is so convenient, easy to use, and it goes everywhere with me! I also love that I have access to any program I want!

Beachbody Results: Darlene Lost 23.6 Pounds

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Darlene Garnhart lost 23.6 lbs. with a variety of Beachbody fitness programs and Shakeology. Here’s the story that she shared with the Beachbody Challenge contest.

What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
After having my first daughter, I struggled to get the weight off, and it didn’t seem to matter how hard I tried; I was always doing something wrong or I would give up and all my weight would come back. After five years, I was just finally tired of feeling sick and tired. I wasn’t happy, had no energy, and I was tired of always putting on a fake smile so no one would see the sadness underneath. I didn’t know who I was when I looked in the mirror anymore. I wanted to be able to look in that mirror and see a happy and confident woman. After trying many diets and going through many gym memberships, I finally found a Beachbody program and my life was forever changed.

What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody help you overcome that challenge?
Just after I was finally starting to figure out how to get the weight off and changing my relationship with food, I got pregnant again with my second daughter. If it wasn’t for Beachbody, I would have never stayed as healthy and active as I did throughout my pregnancy. But unfortunately, I did let myself go more than I had wanted, and after having my baby, I was very unhappy with what I saw in the mirror once again. Thanks to Beachbody programs I was able to lose all the baby weight plus some and completely change my relationship with food.1 Nutrition was always my biggest challenge next to self-doubt, but I have been able to overcome both!

What in particular did you like about the program you chose?
I started my journey back to me after baby number two with 21 Day Fix, then moved on to 21 Day Fix EXTREME.1 I alternated those two programs for a while, then chose CIZE. I then went on to do two rounds of Hammer and Chisel! The particular thing I liked most about these programs was the container system and the meal plan. They made it so simple to change my eating habits and learn to feed my body properly. I used another round of 21 Day Fix EXTREME for the last few weeks of prep for the Beachbody Classic and was more than impressed with my results with using the Countdown To Competition Plan.

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Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
Thanks to Beachbody programs and Shakeology, I am now in the absolute best shape and health I have ever been in my life. I was never this fit or toned even back in high school. The results for me were slow but steady, and I had many ups and downs. But thanks to all the support of my Challenge Groups, I was able to keep myself pushing forward and never gave up on myself. I never in my life imagined I would look the way I do now, let alone get up on stage in front of thousands of people in a tiny bikini! But I am not done; I am going to continue to push myself to new limits and come back and try the Classic again!

How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
My life has changed in many ways. I am more physically fit, I have more energy, and I feel better in my own skin. I am a more all-around happier and easier person to be around. I feel like I can accomplish anything, and I am going to continue to use Beachbody programs and Shakeology. I am a whole new person inside and out and never want to go back to the sad, unhappy person I was before. I have so much more life to my smile. I am a better mom to my kids and better wife to my husband. I am pursuing my passion of helping others, and just could not be more thankful for finding this company!

How did participating in a Challenge Group help you reach your goals? How did your group support you and keep you accountable?
The Challenge Group helped me because it kept me motivated and made me feel like I wasn’t on this journey alone. The group kept me accountable with the daily check-ins and daily encouragements from everyone else in the group. If it was not for my Challenge Groups, I would have never made it as far as I have!

How did your Team Beachbody Coach support you on your journey?
My Coach supported me in every way I can think of. She is the one who told me if I truly wanted to lose the weight and was willing to put in the effort, it would come off. She answered all my questions without hesitation. She gave me advice and encouragement. She was truly an inspiration to me and my biggest support system, and she still is.

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 was the best thing that I could have ever implemented into my journey to health and fitness. It has changed my life in ways I believe nothing else could. I have way more energy and improved digestion, I sleep better, I’m almost never in a bad mood anymore, and I have this overall sense of well-being that is just amazing.2 I recommend this stuff to anyone and everyone. I don’t think I will ever stop drinking this amazing, nutritional shake.

PiYo Results: Katherine Lost 56 Pounds!

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Katherine Albert lost 56 lbs. with PiYo. Here’s the story that she shared with the Beachbody Challenge contest.

Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
I feel everyone says the same thing in this box. I hated clothes shopping. I thought I just hated shopping but no, it was just that at the time everything I tried on made me feel like a slob. I was almost always depressed leaving the store, usually with nothing, feeling like garbage for the next couple of days. I hated going to any events or parties due to the fact that I never felt that good about anything.

What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
Once I hit 202 pounds, it was obvious I needed to make a change. It was apparent the weight would just continue to slowly increase as it had been if I continued on the same path and didn’t make any lifestyle changes.

What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody help you overcome that challenge?
I absolutely live to eat. I get such satisfaction from eating, it’s not even funny. It doesn’t help that I’m also an emotional eater. So pretty much, if I was happy I’d eat, if I was sad, I’d eat… I just love to eat. It was also hard at first to figure out how much to eat and what to eat. Going to parties, I had to make a conscious effort to not drink alcohol, which would make me not care about the diet and the food flood gates would then open. After only maybe a week or so of clean eating, it did become easier. I definitely felt better than when I ate whatever I wanted, which is still true now. Shakeology definitely helps when I need a snack or get home and I’m starving. I have one of those, which will hold me over until dinner so I don’t raid the pantry or fridge.2 I gotta say Chalene cracks me up. I actually giggle during her workouts, though they were exceptionally hard at first. She was right, they actually do get easier… imagine that. It makes me laugh when she pretends she can see you.

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What in particular did you like about the program you chose?
I like the low-impact part of it. It’s easier on my knees without all the jumping around; that also tended to give me a headache. I don’t get that with the PiYo program. I also loved that I immediately felt more stable and sure-footed, even after the very first workout. It felt really good!

Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
What aren’t I proud of? My shoulders are coming back again, my stomach is flattening, my calves are smaller, and I don’t need to buy wide-calf boots anymore! I can do push-ups again! I haven’t done those in years! It’s awesome!

How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
People are always intrigued by the visual change in me and it’s motivational to them, which makes me feel awesome! The fact that me just making a healthier change in myself makes others want to do the same and it starts a fire in them. It’s a great feeling when you can help someone else out mentally. I absolutely love the fact that I can go shopping when I need something and not want to cry myself to sleep in the dressing room anymore! I can find flattering things that look and feel nice. My only regret is that I let myself go as long as I did. Like they always say, a year from now, you’ll wish you had started yesterday.

Beachbody Results: Lisa Lost 43 Pounds

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Lisa Magruder lost 43 lbs. with a variety of Beachbody fitness programs, Shakeology, and the Beachbody Performance supplements. Here’s the story that she shared with the Beachbody Challenge contest.

Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
Before starting my journey, I was overweight and would take a nap while my kids napped, because I was so tired from doing nothing and eating poorly. I got winded just walking up the stairs and my thighs would burn from climbing stairs as well. I was not in any physical shape. I felt self-conscious in just about everything I wore, and I hated buying new clothes. I was not active other than taking walks to the park with my children and doing the everyday picking up and cleaning. I definitely ate too many sweets and I had trouble with limiting how much. There would be days that would go by where I would not eat any vegetables at all, and I didn’t even realize it.

What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
I had just had my third child three months prior to starting T25 for the first time, and I had tried watching what I was eating but I wasn’t having any luck.4 I was feeling self-conscious and uncomfortable in everything I put on. I was just unhappy with myself overall, not just with my appearance. A friend of mine asked me about trying Shakeologyand a workout program because that’s what she had done after having her last baby, and she had lost 20 pounds. I loved what I was hearing, and I thought maybe this is what I need to be disciplined and actually feel better about myself.

What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody help you overcome that challenge?
I felt disappointed in myself, and I had the “I can’t” attitude. I would quit before I had even started. I had tried running but hated it because it was hard, and I couldn’t get very far. I would give up before I could even reap the benefits of pushing myself. I didn’t realize the mental aspect of running or exercise in general. I felt like I was less than those people who were thin, healthy, and fit. I felt like I didn’t measure up. I hated the fact that I couldn’t go to a store, just pick out some clothes, and buy them without having to try them on. At one point my mom even said to me that my belly was hanging over the counter. It made me feel fat and disgusted with the way that I looked.

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What in particular did you like about the program you chose?
With a lot of the programs I chose, I liked that they were only 30 minutes or less. I also liked that they pushed me to be better. I was pushed beyond what I thought I could do, and it helped me to grow stronger and be better. I also liked that they were fun!

Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
I have lost 43 pounds and gained a lot of confidence! I feel amazing with who I am all around — physically, emotionally, and mentally! I can now run for more than five minutes. Before Beachbody, I couldn’t run for longer than 2–5 minutes without feeling like my legs were going to fall off. Now I can run for miles. The farthest I’ve run is five miles straight, and I’m about to do my first 10k race. Before Beachbody programs, I would dread exercise but now I look forward to it because I know how great it makes me feel.

How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
I feel great about the way I look and feel more confident. I am happy with how I look, and I can actually purchase clothes without having to try them on. I have learned that the way I look doesn’t define who I am as a person. I feel fit and healthy, and love that I have energy all day and no longer desire to take a nap in the middle of the day. I’ve become confident in who I am and confident to step out of my comfort zone and wear clothes that I would have never worn before because I was too self-conscious.

FOCUS T25 Results: Kayla Lost 25 Pounds in 70 Days!

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Kayla Griffey lost 25 lbs. in 70 days (10 weeks) with the FOCUS T25 fitness program. Here’s the story that she shared with the Beachbody Challenge contest.

Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
I started the program because I had just given birth to my baby girl in January.4 I felt self-loathing and pity toward myself, because I was stuck in my boyfriend’s parents’ basement with a newborn on my hands and feeling gross about my body. I had to do something to change that because I was unhappy and felt stuck. I was all into health and fitness before I had given birth. So after the fact, when the weight wasn’t going away, I felt like I had to do something!

What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
I woke up in the middle of the night when my baby was crying to feed her. I always fell asleep to the TV on, and when I was feeding her, a FOCUS T25 infomercial came on. I watched the whole thing! I was sucked in! I told myself, why not, let’s give it a try! I have nothing to lose. So I did it, and my boyfriend did it with me. We supported each other and helped one another stay on track. In the end, I lost over 25 pounds and felt amazing!

What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody help you overcome that challenge?
I felt like I wasn’t going to feel like I was before I got pregnant. I used to teach fitness classes, and I just felt like a failure. I put sticky notes all over my house to remind myself that I could do it and nothing was stopping me besides myself. So I pressed play every day and overcame that obstacle. I was more than ready to begin my journey. Beachbody helped me overcome that feeling; it allowed me to feel empowered because I was killing my workouts. I didn’t start off doing it all that great, but as the days went by, I got better and better. I felt unstoppable! I lost all the weight, gained back my confidence, and took on the world. I was ready for anything!

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What in particular did you like about the program you chose?
I loved that it was short and sweet and I sweated my ass off! I could feel the calories dripping off of my body.

Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
I lost over 25 pounds; I lost inches everywhere; I could fit into my pre-baby jeans again; and I was feeling way more energy than before. I was most proud of my mentality change and the weight loss. I was very happy with the program.

How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
Now I am a Beachbody Coach and I am doing the Body Beast workouts to gain muscle. I love them and I love empowering people around with Beachbody programs. I couldn’t be more excited about being a Coach and spreading the word. I love that I have re-gained my confidence and my love for myself, and I have been able to make really strong connections with other people and watch them be successful in their health and fitness journeys as well.

22 Minute Hard Corps Results: Jessica Lost 32 Inches in 8 Weeks!

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According to the numbers on the scale, Jessica Farrell didn’t change at all. She weighs the same at the end of 8 weeks as she did on day 1. But, her waist-whittling transformation is clear as day. With 22 Minute Hard Corps, she burned off 32 inches from all over her body! We’re not saying you should throw your scale out the window, but can we get a whoot whoot for non-scale victories? Here’s the story she shared with the Beachbody Challenge contest.

Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
I was a newlywed who, during my engagement, put on about 35–40 pounds. I could barely walk up the stairs without getting winded. During my engagement, I had to buy three different-sized wedding dresses because my weight kept going up.

What in particular did you like about the program you chose?
I loved that 22 Minute Hard Corps was military style; I am a Marine Corps veteran. Beachbody provided simple workouts, a simple nutrition plan, and Shakeology to help me shed inches off my waist and hips.

Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
I lost over 32 inches all over my body! I can fit into a size 10 after having a muffin top in a size 14. It’s not all about the numbers though, because I am most proud of the fact that I feel and look healthier.

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How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
I have more energy to do just about anything. I just finished my first 5K and sprinted the last 100 yards. I feel outstanding and  have a new lease on life. I cannot wait to have a fit pregnancy within the next year or so. I look forward to chasing after a little one and being able to still complete chores around the house.

How did your Team Beachbody Coach support you on your journey? 
She gave me advice and confidence through that period more than anyone else had. She used her resources, even though she was in Canada and I was in the US, to help me get the answers I needed. She also encouraged me to Coach others, so I became a Coach and had 2 Success Points in the first week of signing up. She motivated me to get my husband on the same program, and now he is experiencing some similar results.

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 helped me get regular, as weird and gross as that sounds. It also helped, from what my husband says, to get an all-over glow in my skin. It almost instantly helped me lose weight, gain more energy, and satisfy cravings for fast food. I used to not be able to pass some places without wanting something. Now, I drive by, look, and feel full and satisfied.2

You can change your life, too. Take the Beachbody Challenge for the tools you need to Decide, Commit, and Succeed! Complete any Beachbody program, and enter your results for a free gift and a chance to win cash and prizes. What program are you committing to next?