Hello everybody! My name is Cheickna. I am a recent graduate of Both Insanity and P90X. I started my journey in January 2012 when I looked in the mirror one day and realized how heavy I had become (see before pics). At 5'8, I weighed 188 lbs with 28% body fat, but I was in total denial. I had always been active in college and medical school, involved in martial arts, soccer and tennis, but
Hello everybody! My name is Cheickna. I am a recent graduate of Both Insanity and P90X. I started my journey in January 2012 when I looked in the mirror one day and realized how heavy I had become (see before pics). At 5'8, I weighed 188 lbs with 28% body fat, but I was in total denial. I had always been active in college and medical school, involved in martial arts, soccer and tennis, but when I started my grueling and time consuming residency training in General Surgery, I completely let myself go, but did not realize it immediately. I got married, I was happy, and stopped exercising and neglected my diet. One morning, I looked in the mirror, and saw these love handles and wrinkles on my belly from extra skin on my body. I decided I had to do something about it, or next time I would step on the scale, I would be 200 lbs or more. Being in the medical field, I am well aware of the damage that morbid obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, and poor eating habits can do to the body. So I needed a drastic solution. That's when I turned to P90X. One of my co-workers had done p90X and had lost 15 lbs and packed on an amazing amount of muscle mass in just 3 months. Seeing this first hand, I was amazed and asked him what he was doing to look so fit, especially since he used to be overweight. That's when he told me about P90X and Shakeology. I researched it online, watched the infomercials on TV, and then decided to try it myself. And that's when the transformation began AND I NEVER LOOKED BACK!! I found motivation in Facebook groups, and kept exercising 6 days a week. I started eating “clean”, non-processed food, and drank my Shakeology shake religiously every morning. After 8 weeks, people were starting to see the transformation. I was getting leaner, stronger, my cravings for unhealthy foods had disappeared and I was getting addicted to exercising and staying fit, which made me feel amazing. My performances in martial arts improved drastically and I was able to perform at a superior athlete level. After I completed p90X, I decided to do an Insanity/P90X hybrid which I completed recently and I am now in the process of starting a second round. I use these programs because I have great success with them. Today, my life has completely changed, thanks to Beachbody. I am forever grateful to Beachbody for helping me become who I am today. I am fit, strong, energetic, and passionate to encourage others to work out and be in the best shape of their lives. I am down to 170 lbs, with 12% body fat, lean muscle mass, and 15 inches biceps and still growing!! I recently became a Beachbody coach, not because I want to sell Shakeology and make a profit (I have a full time job as a surgeon which pays the bill after all), but because I truly believe in Beachbody programs because they truly work. I am now committed to change people's life, to encourage them to stay fit, eat healthy, and to eradicate the epidemic of morbid obesity one person, and one day at a time. I will never go back to my old habits and I will never use any excuses not to work out. Once you make that commitment, you will realize how great you will feel, and how amazing your body will transform into the best body you will ever have. And that is why I’m here, to help you, and guide you because you don’t have to do this alone. I will do my very best to help you achieve your goals, so let’s do it together!
P90X is what started me on my transformation journey. It was a grueling and intense workout but I stuck to it 6 days a week, without missing a single day. I told myself that if a regular guy like my More ...
P90X is what started me on my transformation journey. It was a grueling and intense workout but I stuck to it 6 days a week, without missing a single day. I told myself that if a regular guy like my co-worker could do it, then I could certainly do it as well. When I started noticing the weight on the scale go down, the muscle definition increase, the increase in the level of energy and alertness, and the compliments I was getting at work, that’s when I realized that it was really working. I completed the 90-day program, and moved on to the P90X/Insanity hybrid. My level of fitness continued to increase, and this time, I had the confidence to push myself even harder, knowing that I had graduated from P90X! I now see it as a lifestyle change, and I am pushing myself every day to workout, eat healthy and I try to become a role model by leading by example. Once I am done with my second round of P90X/Insanity hybrid, I am planning on doing Insanity Asylum, Body Beast, Asylum Vol2, P90X2, Les Mills combat and more…Stay fit by pressing play, staying active and committing yourself to a lifestyle change that will get you in the best shape of your life!
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