I am VERY excited to announce that I lost ZERO pounds!
And WHY would I be excited about that?
Because I lost 9 freaking inches!!!
3 from my waist alone! Bloated anyone? And I definitely added some muscle, and toned up: legs, booty, slight ab shadows, lol! I’ll take muscle pounds over mushy pounds ANY day of the week!
I hope I don’t need to point out which of these pictures are my before pictures…but YA! Holy bloated! (I swear to you I am NOT pushing my gut out…but I wish I was!)
Rewind to just after the holidays (nuff said) AND I was also recovering from foot surgery to boot! (no pun intended!)
Workouts were a minimum, and crap food was a maximum!
Once I got the green light from my doctor, I was fired up and ready to feel a little better about wearing this bikini to Punta Cana…. TOMORROW!
I still had some restrictions and needed to modify quite a bit at the beginning, but lucky for me…I had EVERYTHING in my toolbox that I needed.
My secret weapons:
Workouts on Demand (like Netfilx that makes you sweat!)
Meal plan that even a monkey could follow.
One super healthy, kickass, quick, convenient meal in a cup.
A support group full of the coolest bunch of ladies where we do our best to stay on track, celebrate victories, gently encourage, exchange healthy, family-friendly recipes and just generally get our mojo back little by little, day by day!
These on demand workouts have been SO key in my journey these last few months. They have eliminated EVERY excuse I could have used:
Can’t do lower body?No problem – search “upper body workouts”.
Can’t jump?No problem – search “low impact”
Don’t have enough time?No problem – search “under 30 minutes”
Sick of the same workouts?No problem – try one of 600 others!
*You get the idea!
WARNING: Do not read the next paragraph if you are not interested in hearing about sales and deals!
And here’s the deal, I hate talking about money here, but I just feel like I need to share in case someone is looking for a way to get started. For 4 more days you can get this WHOLE package for $160 (usually $199) which gives you access to Beachbody on Demand for a FULL YEAR! And get this, when you subtract the prices of Shakeology and the meal plan & container system, you’re left with $1.99 for an entire year of a gym and top trainers in your house!
I’m leaving for Punta Cana in less than 24 hours – an all expense paid trip I EARNED through this amazing coaching opportunity – and I packed 2 bikinis! 🙂 I’m not 100% where I want to be yet, but I know I’ll get there! I’m Angie…in Progress after all!
And I’m going to hit the ground running with my “Busy Moms & Ladies Bootcamp” group on May 8th where we’ll be focusing on daily 30 minute (or less) workouts and simple, healthy, family-friendly meals. We’ll be sharing daily time-saving tips, recipes and motivation in pursuit of a healthy, sustainable lifestyle!
Why don’t you join me?! I just have a few spots left!
Contact me below and we’ll chat about your goals and HOW to reach them!
*For anyone who is not a coach or already working with one.
Next month is OUR month! What if this year for Mother’s Day, you gave yourself the gift of BALANCE!?
I NEED this! With 4 kids, running my own business and a life full of time commitments, appointments, activities, etc…it is even more important for me to be at my BEST! And for me that means carving out some time every day to take care of myself! Fitness and clean eating is what saved me about 2 years ago. I finally put myself at the top of my list of priorities, and then everything else just fell into place. I feel so much stronger, confident and ready to take on all of my responsibilities now. And I’m excited to share what has worked for me with YOU!
We have SO many plates spinning, all of the time! Kids, career, friends, family, day to day commitments… How are we supposed to find time to do it all AND still have time left in the day for ourselves?! Our own health and fitness often take a backseat to everything else.
This group is for you. What if we could work together and learn how to balance all of the busy-ness AND make time for you, too?! Cause you know what? When YOU make time for YOU, your health, your fitness and your overall well-being, you’ll be better at EVERYthing else!
Starting Monday May 11, for 21 days we’ll focus on:
30 minute or less workouts that you can do at home – NO EXCUSES!
every day, family-friendly nutrition tips & ideas
weekly meal planning & prepping strategies
simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love
ways to lead by example for our kids by being healthy AND happy!
AND time saving tips & organization strategies to help you balance it all, while keeping your head screwed on straight!
If this sounds like something you’d like to do for yourself, if you desperately NEED balance in your life, fill out the form below!
But HURRY! Deadline to join is this Saturday, May 2. Just a few spots left!
*For anyone who is not already a coach, or working with another coach.
It’s well documented that I am in love with making my own salad dressing! It’s SO easy, clean, and delicious! It really just takes a few ingredients, as opposed to the bottled dressings that list a PARAGRAPH of ingredients that almost entirely unrecognizable! This is my latest, greatest, bestest, most favoritest homemade salad dressing! This is yet another recipe from the popular 21 Day FIX program. I just modified a few of the ingredients to my taste. 🙂
(Makes 8 servings)
3 T. red wine vinegar
2 T. fresh lemon juice
3 T. Dijon mustard
1 T. honey
2 cloves garlic chopped
¼ t. Sea salt (I like to substitute 1/2 t. Mrs. Dash or Spike no-salt seasonings)
¼ t. ground black pepper
6 T. extra-virgin olive oil
Combine vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, honey, garlic, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl; whisk to blend.
Slowly add oil while whisking; mix well
Tip: Store leftover dressing in a covered container (I like to use Ball jars) in the fridge. I often double this recipe, because my husband likes to take some of it to work. If dressing thickens when cold, hold at room temp. for 30 minutes and stir before serving.
If you order in February, you’ll receive your program in March and be ready to CRUSH it in just 21 Days! My current test group participants are LOVING this program and dropping and average of 4 pounds/week! That means 10-15 pounds in just 21 days! And the best part is, nobody is starving, or struggling to figure out what to eat, because it’s all laid out. You just fill up the containers, and eat! And the workouts are perfect for anyone, at any fitness level! You’ll do a little of everything, in just 30 minutes/day! This is truly the COMPLETE package! And for 3 more days, you’ll save $70!
To see a preview video, click HERE. To order, click the button at the bottom of this page.
There was such a HUGE demand for the 21 Day FIX, that the program was initially selling out, and Beachbody wanted to make sure that there were enough sales to go around! I have done Combat, and I can tell you it’s a TON of fun! If you like total body conditioning with a focus on martial arts, using awesome music and FUN trainers…this one is PERFECT! You’ll save $70 on the challenge pack through March.
To see a preview video, click HERE. To order, click the button at the bottom of this page.
What is a challenge group? It’s a private group on Facebook for anyone who wants a little extra accountability and support. We workout and eat healthy foods. I share daily tips, recipes and motivation to keep you going until you reach your goals! And…it’s FUN! Deadline to join is March 3. Spaces are limited. Click HERE to get your name on my list! HURRY! Summer is less than 4 months away!
21 Days, COMPLETE fitness and nutrition plan, AMAZING results!
*UPDATE: Limited Supply! Base kits have sold out until the end of March! Challenge Packs still available…read below!
Now there’s a program that makes losing weight so simple and easy to follow, you’ll never have to diet again! Counting calories and points can be a PAIN! You won’t need to do any counting with this program! And the workouts are just 30 minutes/day! Everyone can find 30 minutes!
A total body reset with ‘normal foods’! 🙂 The 21 Day Fix was designed to be tough and effective. But it’s also a program that takes the guesswork out of weight loss. It’s a unique portion-control system combined with easy-to-follow workouts that fit into anyone’s busy schedule.
The program’s trainer, Autumn Calabrese, has designed a plan that is the key focal point in this 21 day program. As you may know already, the Beachbody Ultimate Reset is a power 21-day total body cleanse that will give you insane results! However, the menu and foods can be quite intense and over-whelming. Well…good news. Autumn took the 21-Day Reset philosophy and broke it down using more traditional foods and meal planning. Also, unlike the Ultimate Reset, you are still able to workout with the 21 Day Fix! YAY!
The Meal Plan
When you purchase the 21 Day Fix, you will get portion-controlled containers to measure all of your food. Furthermore, Autumn outlines everything so you don’t have to do any kind of counting. If it fits into the container, you can eat it! Just fix, go and eat! What I like about the program is that she realizes that the ideals behind the program are not short-term. This has to work in real life! So she allows you to have things like chocolate and wine! You will develop behaviors during the 21 days that will become habits that will turn into a healthy lifestyle! Anyone can do this program! And you can do it again and again. As long as you want results, or whenever you need a short re-boot, this is your go-to program!
The program consists of 7 different workouts. Each workout lasts just 30 minutes and they are mixed up over the 3 weeks. The workouts can be done anywhere with very little equipment. Many of the moves are done with just body-weight. You’ll want a couple of hand-weights, and that’s about it. You’ll do a little of everything: yoga, pilates, strength-training, plyometrics, etc! The workouts are basic enough for beginners and challenging enough for more advanced users.
Initial test group participants, with people who stuck with the program, lost up to 10-15 pounds! And the weight loss won’t come from starving or depriving yourself! You’ll eat healthy, balanced meals, with plenty of calories. This is Beachbody’s first program to place equal emphasis on the nutrition AND fitness components…together!
I have a test group slated to start February 17! There’s still time to get your program and join the group for support, accountability and motivation! As of yesterday, base kits have sold out and are expected to begin shipping again at the end of March. BUT, challenge packs (with Shakeology) are ON SALE in February only, and still available for $140, which is like getting the program for $11! And you can order yours HERE!
To sign up for the Test Group, please provide your information below.
If you’ve been following along, you know that I started P90X3 this month, and I’m just winding down my third week with 9 other Test Group participants. Next week is a transition week, so I’m looking forward to trying out some new workouts! The results are rolling in, and the reviews from my group are unanimous: WOW! We are all loving the program for so many reasons:
VARIETY – Every workout is full of a wide variety of exercises. And every day of the week is a different workout!
TIME – Every workout is 30 minutes! This has totally eliminated the “I just don’t have time” excuse! These are moms and dads, full-time job holders, and parents with busy, active kids…and we’re all finding time!
EFFECTIVENESS – Yes, the workouts are short. You’re in and out in a half hour. BUT, they are just as effective (if not more) as a longer workout. And you’ll feel it the next day.
FOR EVERYONE – I strongly feel like anyone can do this workout! My 64-year-old mom just started it this week! There is a modifier in every workout who shows how to do each exercise with modifications like: bands instead of weights (or pull-ups), no jumping, no weights, etc…
RESULTS! – Let the numbers speak for themselves! These are results after only 2 weeks!
Listen to what Amanda had to say after the first week:
“I started the 30 day P90X3 challenge with Shakeology and clean eating and I lost 6 pounds my first week! I am a at home mom who is tired of the leftover baby weight. I had tried to eat “healthier” and lost a few pounds here and there, but it was a real struggle. Shakeology made all the difference. Also knowing that I don’t have to cook or fix one meal a day, is awesome! Try it for a month and see the difference it makes in your weight loss/fitness journey!! What do you have to lose but the weight.”
GOOD NEWS!: I am opening up a few more spots in the test group! Now is the time to jump in and get started on your fitness goals. Get the motivation and support you need to start and finish! In 90 days, just imagine what you can achieve! And just in time for warm weather wear! I am so excited about this program because it fits into anyone’s busy life! If you’d like to join, fill in the information below. Spaces will be limited. First to commit are in!
SALE: One week left! You can take advantage of the sale on the Challenge Pack (includes Shakeology) through the end of January – $180, a savings of $100 vs. buying each separately! That’s $2/day, over a 90 day program! Think of all the ways we waste $2/day, and turn those 2 dollars into a life-long investment! This program is worth SO much more than that! Order soon, and you’ll be ready to get started on February 3!