Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
Before I started the program, I had low self-esteem. I wore baggy shirts and jeans to cover up what I was not proud of. I have a busy career and home life, so I had been putting myself last.
What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
After a knee injury, I was tired of feeling fat and weak, as well as unfit. Simply squatting down to help a student tore my meniscus in early April. Once the doctors okayed me to begin working out I chose Country Heat and have been sticking with Julie’s modifications. Some days I have to modify even the modified workouts, but I stick with it and push through carefully so that I do not re-injure myself.3
What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody help you overcome that challenge?
My biggest challenge was putting me and my health first. As a mom and special education instructional assistant, I was worn out at the end of each day, and had no drive to wake up early to fit in any workouts. Country Heat is fun, motivating, and easy enough to keep me focused and confident. I look forward to each workout. Thanks to this program I am happy, motivated, and getting healthier each day.
What in particular did you like about the program you chose?
Each routine was set up to keep your body moving, slow enough to grasp it, and fast enough to drop the pounds without even noticing you are working out.
Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
I have lost almost 35+ pounds and 42+ inches in my 4 combined Country Heat rounds. I have way more energy and I am proud of myself for sticking with a workout program that I thoroughly enjoy and look forward to.
How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
I have healthier skin, more energy, positive self-esteem. Many of my friends and coworkers compliment me and say how I am inspiring them to get fit too! I love helping others and seeing people work to reach goals, and by getting myself healthy I am helping others. It’s a win-win for me all the way around.
How did participating in a Challenge Group help you reach your goals? How did your group support you and keep you accountable?
The check-ins and constant support from others in the group was very motivating. They helped me stay accountable.
How did your Team Beachbody Coach support you on your journey?
I must say I chose the best Coach ever. When I needed support or more information my Coach was there. When I needed help with meal plans my Coach quickly jumped in to help. After week 2 I was feeling like the modifications to the routines were not going to give me big results, and my Coach reminded me how great I was doing by showing my stats to me. I could not have done this well without my Coach.
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 for a few months now and feel refreshed and full after each one. I believe the benefits of healthier eating/drinking have helped my transformation.2
Tell us about your experience with Beachbody On Demand. If applicable, how has it helped you achieve your goals?
BOD keeps me from getting bored with the same routine. I can choose a new one each day, or switch to a new program after I complete one. I love it!
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†Results vary depending on starting point and effort.
3Always consult with your physician about your unique medical needs before starting any fitness program or nutrition product.
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