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What is a Challenge Group anyways?!

A Challenge group has 3 parts

  1. You Work Out from home
  2. You Drink Shakeology
  3. You Join a Push Group

First things first,  this challenge is designed to help you get your confidence back. To help you feel like yourself again. You must move your body! If you are anything like me you absolutely hate wasting time driving across town to the gym then trying to work out for an hour. I hate waiting on gym equipment, I hate dodging people that want to chat for an hour & I hate being oogled! So thankfully I don’t have to deal with all that anymore!!!  I have over 20 at home workout programs for you to choose from. You can even gain access online & workout from wherever you may be. It’s a very convent option for those of you who travel for work too.

Second, I can’t control everything that you put in your mouth…… BUT I know for certain if I can get just one nutrient dense meal a day into your system you will get results. Shakeology is designed to keep you full for at least 3 hours. It kicks those pesky cravings so you don’t reach for the junk. Do you know why your body craves in the first place?! It’s because it is lacking some nutrient that it needs. Then we reach for cake & potato chips & wonder why it didn’t satisfy. Your body is craving nutrients….. So give it what it needs!

Last but not least…. & my favorite part….. The PUSH GROUP! You will join me a long with other women who are on the same path as you, in a PRIVATE group on Facebook. This is where the transformation truly happens. We work on the mind. We all know if we don’t change our minds first then nothing truly changes. So we tackle old limiting though processes that no longer serve us. We hold each other accountable. Lift each other up when we are down & PUSH each other to not give up. Then we CELEBRATE as the transformation happens.

~ The group is run on Facebook so you check in each day at your convenience & it really should take no more than 10 minutes of your time…. Unless you choose to hang out in there more. Which you will….. Because it’s awesome!

~ I provide daily accountability and motivation.

~ There is a step by step meal plan

~ I share fitness tips & tricks to make your life easier

COST ~ I gotta be honest I dislike this question very much. The way we put value on ourselves & what we will pay for transformation should be a non-issue. We will sell stuff in our closet to get a new hand bag or pair of shoes….. But when it comes to taking care of ourselves…… we put the brakes on!

That was not a set up for this being expensive…….. TEHE…. The great news is this only cost about $4 -$6 a day for 30 days!

 What you get ~ You get a 30 day supply of Shakeology that you replace one meal a day with. So really this is going to save you money on groceries in the long run. You get the workout program of your choice that you keep forever. My experience, motivation & expertise…… FREE!

Now it’s time to TAKE ACTION to get back your life. Click on the link http://bit.ly/Jessicaismycoach, fill out the application & let’s have a conversation about partnering together to set the power house woman you truly are, FREE!

Don’t be shut off

*** Metamorphosis Monday ***

Be ready, willing & open to test new thoughts & ideas. Don’t live your life so closed off & ridged to one thought process or perspective. Living closed off & from the position that you already know all you need to know, greatly limits the possibilities you get to experience. We can learn for a lifetime & there will still be something we don’t know. Listen to someone you wouldn’t normally hear. Read a book that’s out of your realm of thought. Go to an event a friend invited you to even though you think it will be boring. You never know what’s waiting if you only open yourself up to it.

*** Metamorphosis Monday ***

This week I want to talk to you about becoming your best self, one step at a time. Practical ways that you can enrich your life & the lives of others & it won’t cost you a dime….. BUT it will make you rich!

Today let’s talk COMPLIMENTS!

Before you leave the house today give yourself a compliment…. On your hair, your outfit, a task you performed with your unique skill set. Whatever it may be. If you say you can’t find anything then you really aren’t looking. When you do this it gives you an emotional boost & creates happiness! That energy is CONTAGIOUS to everyone around you! Now you’re happy & productive!

In my life I’ve had to learn to be happy with just myself. Some people find it very annoying & even arrogant when you love yourself.  But I am thankful for this gift. I didn’t always have a loving husband & three kidos to love on me. There was a time when my heart ached for a husband to love me & I begged God to give me a family that I could lavish with love. It wasn’t until I found peace in being alone that I found my soul mate. My happiness does not weigh on another human being or circumstances! I learned how to just be happy with me. Besides how do you expect anyone else to love what you don’t?!

#loveyourselffirst

How to kick 8 bad habits with a Meal Replacement Shake

Setting to many healthy goals & making too many changes at once can backfire. But to achieve your goals you must change at least a few bad habits & find one positive ANCHOR!

A meal replacement shake is more than just a low-calorie meal. With convenience, versatility and appetite control, it helps to pull off a complete nutrition and fitness makeover. Here are eight unhealthy habits that drinking a daily meal replacement shake can fix…

1. Eating Too Many Calories – Many people eat more calories than their bodies need & don’t realize their doing it. A meal replacement shake takes care of the counting conundrum and the munchies.

2. Skipping Breakfast – People who skip breakfast are less likely to lose weight. Pressed for time in the morning? All it takes is two minutes to make a nutrient dense shake.

3. Not Exercising Regularly – It’s hard to feel motivated to exercise when you’re low on energy or have a heavy meal in your belly. A meal replacement shake is great pre-workout fuel, with enough protein and carbs to deliver energy, accelerating fat loss and lean muscle development but it won’t weigh you down.

4. Not Getting Enough Vegetables – Shakeology has your daily dense dose of super food nutrition that you will not find anywhere else, all in one place! With this one drink you can replenish yourself as if you just ate 10 salads.

5. Having Lunch or Dinner Late – Eating evenly spaced meals throughout the day helps keep your glucose and energy levels stable & also controls hunger and cravings. A shake is easy to squeeze in and you’ve got 1-2 meals covered, so you’re less likely to get to that starving point where anything goes… into your mouth.

6. Forgetting Your Multivitamin – A high-quality meal replacement shake like Shakeology has your daily dose of vitamins, nutrients, probiotics & prebiotics….. Again all in one convenient place. No need to pay hundreds of dollars for supplements & head to multiple different health food stores to get the goods.

7. Over-indulging Your Sweet Tooth – Refined sugar is a major contributing factor to diabetes, obesity and numerous chronic diseases. But it’s tough to cut back. Your body is craving nutrients & the only way to cut the cravings is to feed your body what it is asking you for. NUTRIENTS!

8. Eating Fast Food – As humans with busy lives we go for convince every time. Keeping your meal replacement at the office or in your car means you can make a quick shake and won’t be at the mercy of fast food, EVER!

In a study by the University of Melbourne, people who used a meal replacement shake lost weight faster than those who didn’t. Because they saw results faster, they stayed motivated: 81% of the shake-drinkers achieved their target weight loss, compared with 50% of the gradual dieters.

Opportunity

Someone PINCH ME! This is really my life! All because I chose to make some really tough decisions without being able to see the future. When I left my corporate job to become a Beachbody coach it was SO PAINFUL for me to leave all the financial burden to my husband. Especially for a girl who has been on her own since 16 & always had a “normal job”. Deep in my soul I KNEW, that I knew, that I knew this opportunity was going to fulfill my purpose & pay the bills. So thankful that in spite of the fear & risk I took the leap! It’s only 6 days since I made this vision board & I’m adding a new goal already?! That’s right because Team Beachbody wants to send me on one of the largest ships in the world!!!!…….The Oasis of the Sea in 2016. No way am I letting this opportunity pass me by! If you have been watching me over the past few months & you are curious about this Beachbody thing….. let me tell you NOW IS THE TIME to be in the know! Not only are we ending the trend of obesity & inspiring others to achieve their dreams…….


~ You can earn an extra $500, $1000…… etc. monthly, you decide.
~ You earn free trips for helping people
~ You can do this around your current job
~ Step by Step coach training is provided
~ You get healthy & fit in the process

Along with ALL that comes the a culture of winners. You get to be surrounded by people who are fulfilling their purpose instead of standing around the water cooler complaining & doing nothing.

If you have wanted a change……. If you know you are made for so MORE but have no idea how you are going to get there…… join my FREE 5 day seek peak! Let me tell you what this Beachbody thing is all about. No pressure but don’t let an opportunity pass you by just because of doubt or disbelief. How will you know if you don’t try. Besides it’s free. Comment below or message me if you want the 411

3-Day Refresh Day 3

I am extremely please with the results of my 3-Day Refresh! I wasn’t sure how this was going to go or really what to expect when I first decided to purchase this program. All I knew Tummy measure day 3 - Resizedwas I needed a JUMP START to get back on track!!! Thanksgiving came along with turkey & pumpkin pie. The next thing I knew I was saying Merry Christmas to some very bad habits that were taking me further from my goals than I wanted to be.

 

I am happy to report this cleanse is EXACTLY what I needed to clean out the sugar, toxins & cravings. It’s the end of day 33 Day Refresh - Transformation & true to it’s name…… I feel refreshed. More so than the outside results I got is how I FEEL! I lead a busy life & I need to be able to multi task & juggle many things at one time.  When your brain is in a fog & you feel sluggish all the time it’s difficult to perform at an optimal level.  The greatest thing I got out of this was returning to a high level of clarity, mentally.

I haven’t craved anything sweet today AT ALL! I am thankful for that. I have BIG GOALS in the new year so I needed a fresh start to get me back on track. That is exactly what I got.

I am excited to start the next phase & maintain my result going forward. I plan to drink Shakeology once a day everyday & training hard in the New Year.Tummy Results

If you have any questions about the 3-Day Refresh that I haven’t answered here please feel free to leave a comment below.3 Day Refresh - Transformation 3

 

What to eat on Day four…… Don’t go right back into old habits. This was your FRESH START! Eat as many fruits, veggies & whole foods as possible in order to maintain your results. This is the perfect opportunity to make the change & keep the healthy habit in place. This morning I had poached eggs over asparagus. Light, fresh & tasty. My body is thanking me for it!

Poached Eggs

3-Day Refresh Day 2

DAY TWO is COMPLETE & I couldn’t be more excited with the results. I am already down about one inch in my waist! HOW AMAZING is that?!?!?! I was a little nauseas in theTummy measure day 2 - Resized morning…. Until um well…. Let’s just say my tummy needed to be cleaned out. There was no big explosion & I didn’t get sick. It was just a normal every day occurrence. After that I started to feel amazing the rest of the day. There is no uncomfortable running to the bathroom with this cleanse. Except for the excess of water I have been drinking. That’s cause for a few more trips to the little girls room. I still didn’t have as much energy as I usually do but the brain fog & leathery lifted. I can think again & multi task. Something that had come to a complete halt for the last two months. I feel light & refreshed. My body doesn’t seem so heavy & sluggish. I am also not moody! I seem to be a lot less irritated which makes everyone happy. I can only imagine how I will feel tomorrow morning.

 

My craving where even less in day two. Every once in a while I would want the taste of something. ….. like Oreo cookies. ….. but I would quickly remember, nope that’s exactly what I’m cleaning out. It has been a very busy two days for me, so i think that keeping myself occupied helped in not craving.Kale Dinner - Resized

Just a few side noted I didn’t mention yesterday. This program comes with a complete step by step planning guide. So you know exactly what to do & what to eat. There is no guess work or figuring it out. It’s all spelled out for you. There is a list of foods you can eat & a portion guide…… So NO GUESS WORK!

Breakdown of Calories for Day 1………….

Shakeology – 170 Calories

Vanilla Refresh – 200 Calories X 2 = 400 CaloriesLemon Juice - Resized

Fiber Sweep – 60 Calories

Cantaloupe –  54

Apple – 48

Almond Butter – 190 in 2 tbsp.

Carrots – 25

Hummus – 70 in 2 tbsp.Apples & Almond butter - Resized

Cauliflower – 19

Kale – 51

Almonds – 1 tbsp = 33

Olive oil – 40

My total calorie intake for the day was 1,160.

*~* Metamorphosis Monday *~*

This week I want to share the things that hold great worth in my life. The things I will never take for granted & I am always sure to thank God I have them.
I’m thankful to have my own home! That might sound like a normal thing that most people have but for me it’s an honor. I have lived in 23 houses in 20 different cities all within 32 short years. I have shared apartments, rented rooms, borrowed rooms & lived in others houses. I hoped, wished & prayed for years to have a safe space to call my own. A space to create my own atmosphere of comfort. To create it the way I wanted & retreat from the day to rest in it’s peace. I have that now & every morning I get up, have a cup of coffee & thank God that I have my very own home. It’s not a structure it’s an framework.

Feel free to join in the fun. Let’s create an atmosphere of gratefulness all week!