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Cherry Blossom Smoothie Bowl

Pro tip: To make the bowl thick enough to support the cherries and strawberries, we used three cups of ice. If making this as a shake, you may prefer to only use one cup of ice.

Cherry Blossom Smoothie Bowl

Total Time: 10 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 scoop Vanilla Shakeology
  • ½ cup frozen unsweetened black cherries, pitted, divided use
  • ½ tsp matcha powder
  • 3 cups ice
  • ¼ cup strawberries, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 Tbsp. raw pumpkin seeds (pepitas)

Preparation:
1. Place water, almond milk, Shakeology, half of the cherries, matcha, and ice in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
2. Place smoothie in a medium bowl. Top with remaining cherries, strawberries, coconut, and pumpkin seeds; serve immediately.

recipe provided by Team Beachbody.

PiYo Workout

PiYo workout is a program that improves your strength and reduces inches. You’ll look slimmer and more firm after the program.

It’s key to find a workout that you like to do. Otherwise, we start and stop too easily. A program that’s good for one person, might not be as good for another person. The solution is finding what works for YOU.

As a coach and trainer, I’m always trying to find workouts that help my clients and Beachbody customers. Not all workouts are programs that I prefer to do but I try them so I know what’s included. Personally, I’m a lover of Insanity and HIIT workouts … I like athletic workouts but programs like PiYo (yoga, pilates) are so hard for me.

I committed this workout so I could show my results and help answer questions. I’m almost done .. 3 more weeks and I feel so STRONG! It’s amazing that this low impact workout can provide such amazing results.

If you need to lose inches in your mid-section and thighs … then this is the program for you! There is a modifier if you need beginner options (which I followed a lot in the beginning!!). I’ve noticed a difference in my abs and lower back (also know as muffin top and love handles!) and my glutes (also known as butt) is firmer and tighter. I’ll post my final measurements and improvements at the end of the program.

Check out this video to learn more about PiYo. If you have questions, email me and if you decide to do the program then I will send you my personal meal plan and help you create a lifestyle plan to get the best results (if you want the help … if not, just follow the program guide and know I’m here if you have questions)

Grow your Personal Training Business as a Beachbody Coach

Integrating your personal training business and being a Beachbody Coach is a simple way to grow your fitness business, help more people, expand your reach and make a lucrative income …

I’m a certified personal trainer, group exercise instructor and Beachbody Coach. I’ve been in the fitness industry for over 20 years and worked in every job from training, teaching classes, sales, marketing and management.

In addition to what I mention in the video, trainers and instructors supplement their income in a few other ways.

1. They offer the supplements such as Shakeology, pre-workout, post-workout recovery (protein powders), vitamins … those types of items as additional services that they can help their clients use to get better results.

Most trainers use supplements, as do most clients, so it’s a natural conversation to share what you use. And, as a coach, you have your own website which allows clients an easy way to purchase the supplements. Coaches do not ship items or deal with the purchase order because that’s all handled through Beachbody. You receive 25% commission from all purchases and receive a weekly check.

2. There are quality nutritional programs through Beachbody that focus on portion control, meal planning and more. As trainers, we meet with our clients and know they are exercising but sometimes the nutrition piece is missing. With these resources, it’s easier to help clients eat healthy which allows them to have better results — being happy and helping your retention.

3. Another way is with the workout programs and exercise equipment. When you teach your client how to do exercises using a foam roller — they can now buy one from your site and do it at home when they aren’t with you (and you receive commission).  Also, training your clients 2-3 days per week is great but what about the other 3-4 days? If they have a home workout program that you can suggest, you know what they are doing on their days “off” and it blends well with what they do while they are with you … again, helping them achieve better results and being happy with you!

These are just a few of the ways that personal trainers and group exercise instructors are integrating their Beachbody coaching business to grow. Please contact me with questions, complete the coach application on our team page so I can help you get started and create a personalized business plan.

 

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Kristen 21 Day Fix Success Story

Kristen 21 Day Fix Success StoryWe are all BUSY … whether it’s a move like Kristen’s story or it’s carpooling with kids, traveling for work … we tend to eat out more than we should (want). These eating habits can catch up with us … in more ways than one! I’m so glad Kristen decided to try the 21 day fix and learned healthier habits.

Kristen went through a huge move that kept her from cooking at home. As a result, she would eat out regularly and wasn’t making the healthiest choices! Once she saw the results 21 Day Fix was giving other people, she decided to try it for herself. In 21 days, she lost 11 pounds and 13 inches!

She said, “The 21 Day Fix helped me in so many ways. Not only am I able to feel comfortable for the first time in years, but my eating habits are so much better. This program isn’t like other diets. It’s a way of life.”

Way to go, Kristen!

Do you need help with your fitness program and health goals? Join my next online challenge group!
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21 Day Fix Challenge

Join our 21 Day fix online group! Your program includes home workouts, meal guides and recipes, Shakeology, color coded food containers, access to our private FB group with other women who will be your fitness buddies, supporters and motivators!

Look at Kristy …. she had always been fit, but after having a child she found it tough to include exercise back into her routine, as a lot of moms do! But she decided to get back in the fitness game starting with with the 21 Day Fix and was hooked! She has now completed 3 rounds and lost 8 lbs, and 12 inches. Way to go Kristy!

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Kristy’s Success Story with 21 Day Fix

I’ve had success with the 21 Day Fix and often share my personal story but I love seeing other mom’s and busy women have success too!

Kristy had always been fit, but after having a child she found it tough to include exercise back into her routine, as a lot of moms do! But she decided to get back in the fitness game starting with with the 21 Day Fix and was hooked! She has now completed 3 rounds and lost 8 lbs, and 12 inches. Way to go Kristy!

“I didn’t just lose weight. I lost inches and became more toned. I have learned I am a much happier person when I work out. I also feel healthier and am proud that I now cook healthy meals for my family.” – Kristy B, 39

Beachbody on Demand October 2015 Workout

This schedule includes some of the best workouts from Beachbody on Demand, exclusively for club members.  It includes new and popular workouts such as Hammer and Chisel, 21 Day Fix, P90x3 and more. This schedule provides fitness benefits and will also keep you from getting bored (if you’re like me and need variety)!

October 2015 Workout Schedule

  • Monday: Hammer & Chisel – Total Body Chisel
  • Tuesday: Insanity Max – Sweat Interval OR 21 Day Fix Total Cardio
  • Wednesday: TurboFire – HIIT 25 or Low HIIT 25 AND 10 minute stretch
  • Thursday: P90X3 – X3 Ab Ripper
  • Friday: Hammer & Chisel – Iso Speed Hammer
  • Sat or Sun: 2 Rest days if needed or one rest day and one stretch/ab/low impact day

All workouts are (around) 30-minutes or less.

If you have questions about these programs or would like to swap one out for another, please contact me so I can make a safe recommendation. These monthly programs are created for my club members. Club membership is only $2.99 a week, billed $38.87 quarterly.

Bonus Workout Series | 10-minutes or less

Do you feel like you never have time to workout? Well, here’s a solution. All workouts are 10-minutes or less.

  • Monday: TurboFire – Abs 10
  • Tuesday: 10-Minute Trainer – Lower Body
  • Wednesday: TurboFire – Stretch 10
  • Thursday: Tony’s Exclusive – Burpee Burner (7-mins)
  • Friday: Autumn’s Exclusive – Total Resistance (7-mins)

** If you want to follow a complete beginner series, log into your club account, Beachbody on Demand, and do the GREAT BODY program. Contact me if you have questions or need help.

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Beachbody On Demand June 2015 Workout

If you’re like me, the summer months get busy with kids out of school and we travel for sports and vacation so I will use Beachbody On Demand for workouts.

This plan will provide excellent bathing suit, summer results! It’s a 4-day weekly schedule with 2 bonus tracks.

June 2015 Workout

  • Monday: 21 Day Cardio Fix
  • Tuesday: P90 Sculpt
  • Wednesday: CIZE (bonus track)
  • Thursday: TurboFire HIIT 20 and Abs 10
  • Friday: PiYO Sweat
  • Sat or Sun: TurboFire Stretch 10 (bonus track)

If you have questions about these programs or would like to swap one out for another, please contact me so I can make a safe recommendation. These monthly programs are created for my club members.

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