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Any advice for someone new?
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Any advice for someone new?
12/9/12 9:20 AM
Hello everyone! I have ordered my Turbo Fire program and am excited, and a little nervous to get started. emoticonI have never done a workout DVD like this before. Do you have any advice to give someone just starting out? I have about 40 pounds to lose and cannot wait to see the changes! What do you after workouts so your not too sore to do it again the next day?
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RE: Any advice for someone new?
12/9/12 9:48 AM as a reply to jbolt77.
Hi jbolt77,

First off, awesome work on the weight loss! TurboFire was my very first workout program. I love it! Then I did other Beachbody programs. Now I'm back at TurboFire and sweating up a storm. Don't be nervous. There is nothing to be nervous about. Focus on the excitement of when you start it and the progress. My advice is to use the "NEW TO CLASS" portion of the dvd. Listen to the cues. The cues is what will make it easier to flow into the next move. To prevent soreness, Beachbody has the Results and Recovery Formula which reduces muscle soreness and restores glycogen to the muscles. If you don't have it, consume a 4:1 carb to protein ratio--some recommend chocolate milk. It isn't a 100% guarantee that it'll prevent muscle soreness. But will provide some relief. And remember, being sore, you know you did an amazing job at working out.

Coach Solana
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RE: Any advice for someone new?
12/9/12 10:10 AM as a reply to jbolt77.
Turbo Fire is alot of fun! The new to class version is certainly where I would start...remember to just keep moving if you lose your spot. I actually watch the new to class for at least the first few weeks, basically it is where Chalene takes a break to show you the choreography you will be doing.

During the videos, she doesn't stop for water very much, I would suggest when you are getting started, don't be afraid to pause when you are getting tired so that you can stick with it through the whole video.

The recovery drink suggested above is a good one. I also recommend more stretching post workout than the video walks you through and be sure to hydrate throughout the day. That will help too.

Its going to be great! Consistency is key so keep pushing play according the schedule, even when you don't want to. Also, diet is as important for you to reach your goal of losing 40 pounds. Have you looked at the nutrition guide that came with the program?

You can do it! We are all here to help you through this!
Kim
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RE: Any advice for someone new?
12/9/12 11:10 AM as a reply to CoachKimW.
I am still waiting for it to come in the mail, but will be looking for the nutrion guide. I also bought a bodybugg to keep better track of what I am doing. emoticon
Thank you for your help!
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RE: Any advice for someone new?
12/9/12 11:29 AM as a reply to jbolt77.
jbolt,

Keep us posted on when it arrives and when you start. We'll keep you motivated through the 90 days.
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RE: Any advice for someone new?
12/9/12 1:53 PM as a reply to jbolt77.
I most definatly will! Thank you!!
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RE: Any advice for someone new?
12/9/12 6:25 PM as a reply to jbolt77.
Hey JBolt77! I Just signed up tonight and ordered my Turbo Fire and Shakeology! I'm feeling the same as you and also want to lose 40 lbs or a tiny more emoticon Maybe we can be like pacing partners to help keep eachother on track or motivate eachother!? If you're interested! I've been on this site for maybe 20 minutes so I'm not too sure how to navigate everything yet? lol
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RE: Any advice for someone new?
12/10/12 3:51 AM as a reply to jbolt77.
nicstephen,
That sounds like a great idea! I am super excited!!
SOOO ready for a change!
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RE: Any advice for someone new?
12/10/12 6:52 AM as a reply to jbolt77.
jbolt77:
Hello everyone! I have ordered my Turbo Fire program and am excited, and a little nervous to get started. emoticonI have never done a workout DVD like this before. Do you have any advice to give someone just starting out? I have about 40 pounds to lose and cannot wait to see the changes! What do you after workouts so your not too sore to do it again the next day?


First off, MEASURE, MEASURE, MEASURE! I didn't see the pounds come off very quickly but I lost a whole lot of inches. Do not let the scale dictate your progress. Second, don't get discouraged if you don't get the "moves" down right away. There is a "new to class" option that breaks down the sequences. As long as you are moving, you are burning calories. The moves will come.

I used to use Glutamine as a muscle repairer. Helped me out.

Turbo is an AWESOME program! I hope you love it as much as I do. emoticon

Let me know if I can help with anything!

Gina
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RE: Any advice for someone new?
12/10/12 8:55 PM as a reply to nicstephen.
nicstephen,

welcome. just subscribe to this link so you both are updated on each other's progress and struggles. And like the above post--measure, pictures, and clothes tell more of a story than the scale. The beginning you may see more of a weight loss than later. The scale is our worst enemy in the weight loss industry. emoticon But, I'll be here to motivate and support you all. You will love it.

Solana
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RE: Any advice for someone new?
12/13/12 10:48 AM as a reply to jbolt77.
i have 40 pounds to lose also i have had theprogram since may of this year and i kept quitting because i wasnt fit enough to do it all the time i recently discovered the prep schedule that gets you ready for the class schdule that comes with your program would suggest starting with this! best of luck if u need anything i sent you a friend request!
jbolt77:
Hello everyone! I have ordered my Turbo Fire program and am excited, and a little nervous to get started. emoticonI have never done a workout DVD like this before. Do you have any advice to give someone just starting out? I have about 40 pounds to lose and cannot wait to see the changes! What do you after workouts so your not too sore to do it again the next day?
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RE: Any advice for someone new?
12/14/12 8:50 PM as a reply to jbolt77.
Some may disagree with this, but if you're extremely concerned with soreness, do the first few workouts with just a little less intensity. Since you'll be learning the moves on the first few, you may do this automatically- I did. I was frustrated with myself for not being at my max intensity, but it did have the upside of reducing soreness. It allows your body to adjust to the new movement a little. The other tip is WATCH YOUR KNEES! I am a cyclist, so very aware of my knee position in any exercise. Make sure your knees are never in line with your toes. They should be back at your ankles. (Except on stretches where you support your weight wih your hands.)
Good luck with the weight loss, but don't get too caught up in the number. You will gain muscle and muscle weighs more than fat. Also, write down EVERYTHING you consume, from vitamins to food to water.
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