Where did the mojo go?

Where did the mojo go?

Have you ever asked yourself: “where did the mojo go?” Have you lost your mojo or hit a wall? Found yourself in a funk? I’m sure you have. It happens.  I’ve spent the past couple of days down and out. Sometimes we let our mind convince us of things that just are damn-well not true… And sometimes you just need to reassess and make a plan. Keep moving forward! Here’s 3 sources (click on the links) that I found really helped me pull out of the funk (the music suggestion is one of my favs as it really helps me a lot) and I hope they help you! An Open Letter To Those Who Have Lost Motivation 15 Easy Things You Can Do To Help When You Feel Like Shit 6 Simple Steps To Help You Get Back On Track Remember:  It’s not about if you get knocked down… it’s about how many times you get back up!  Anything you’d add to the list of suggestions ? What works for you? Message us or post your comments below!...
Master’s Hammer & Chisel Review and Results

Master’s Hammer & Chisel Review and Results

The Master’s Hammer & Chisel If you’re looking for a new challenge that will get you some toned and sexy muscles while feeling amazing as you fuel your hot bod and mind with clean, healthy nutrition… we’ve got something for you… The Master’s Hammer & Chisel The Master’s Hammer & Chisel is designed by award winning-fitness competitors and two of the best trainers out there, Autumn Calabrese and Sagi Kalev. The program consists of all the winning strategies these amazingly ripped and lean trainers have used throughout their journey to fitness, helping you statue that perfect physique, shape powerful muscle and transform all that excess fat into pure mass! So of course, when we heard this program was coming we were thrilled! We are constantly looking for something that is going to push our limits and bring out the best in us. The new program seriously did just that. This is our review from first hand experience completing all 60 days… It was the very first program Carolyn and I did COMPLETELY together. All 60 days. And we thank each other all the time that we did! We needed the support from each other to get through some of the workouts. No sugar coating… this is a tough program! BUT WORTH IT.  Carolyn: We always tells our clients to take photos when they start on a new health and fitness program… because photos tell a story. As a Coach to so many, it’s good to be back in the position of the student again!!! Losing 3.2 lbs and 1.75″, over 60 days of focused effort, you start to wonder...
Wicked Wednesday: Nicki’s Journey

Wicked Wednesday: Nicki’s Journey

Time for a heartfelt story from my friend, and one of my Coaches, Nicki who’s been on a journey that started long ago. She’s come so far and I am so incredibly proud of her… I’ve never compared pictures of my “before and after” mostly because it’s been a really bumpy ride. Lots of up and downs. I’ve always been a bigger girl… not huge, but never fit. I ate what I wanted and kept busy riding horses and such, but never any sort of working out. The left picture is of me at my heaviest. It was a year out of university. The right is a few weeks ago. I never had a “light bulb” moment, but about a year after my heaviest I had a job where I was really active and lost a lot of weight. I felt great and when I started to gain some weight again (never got my eating in line) I freaked out and took up running and did that for a few years. Somewhere along the line I found some cheap fitness DVDs and had pretty good results with them, but I was obsessive. I worked out a good 3 hours a day… running 12 miles was an easy day for me. I didn’t see at the time, but I was too small. At that point, I became pregnant with our first child and gained a lot of weight. I felt miserable the whole time. I did lose it quickly, but once again developed an unhealthy obsession with exercise. I found Insanity in this time and fell in love with the...
Back Stage Pass into Beachbody Coaching

Back Stage Pass into Beachbody Coaching

Have you ever wondered exactly what it is that Carolyn and I do as Beachbody coaches? I think many people wonder, are curious, but are afraid to ask. Well, we have an opportunity for you! There are a few misconceptions out there about what it is we do AND for those who want to know more… this is for you! We invite you to join us on Monday night, February 22 at 8:00PM MST for a BACKSTAGE PASS into BEACHBODY COACHING hosted by some incredible members of our team. Deciding to become Coaches has been one of the best decisions we’ve ever made. It’s changed our life and our family’s life for the better. There’s no need for sales pressure, fitness/nutrition expertise, or experience of any kind. You just need to have a genuine passion to help people. The bottom line is, if you are passionate about health and fitness and helping others, coaching is a life-changing opportunity! Join us on Monday night, February 22 at 8:00PM MST for a BACKSTAGE PASS into BEACHBODY COACHING! We will provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision about changing the trajectory of your life. Make some time Monday night, bring a pen and paper and join us!  Whether your passion is helping people get fit, making a little extra money, or being your own boss, becoming a Team Beachbody Coach offers unlimited opportunities. Click here to get in touch and we will reserve your spot!   &   ...
Wicked Wednesday: Mandee’s Transformation

Wicked Wednesday: Mandee’s Transformation

Every transformation starts with the decision to try… Mentally it has to shift for you where you know that you need to do something… anything to just make it happen. We all know change is hard. We all know that working out is hard. But so is NOT making a change or NOT working out. You just chose which hard you want to do. You can continue on being overweight, unhealthy, and lack energy all you want. That sounds hard! Or you can choose to do something about it and make a change… which is also hard. So… choose your hard! Mandee made a decision. She made the decision to take her future into her own hands and make a change. Has it been hard? Yep! Has it been worth it? OH HELL YA! This is her story… Five years ago, the idea of looking in a mirror filled me with anxiety. I was overweight, hated having my picture taken, and don’t even get me started on what it felt like to shop for clothing. I couldn’t understand how I could LET this happen to me, or how to fix it. A year later, I couldn’t take it anymore. A very close friend of mine had just gotten a gym membership, and was loving it so much, and it inspired me to try gym life again. The gym had been hard for me in the past; I was inexperienced, couldn’t afford a trainer, and was so insecure about being “the fat girl,” that it felt so stressful for me to ever throw myself into a workout. So I signed...
{RECIPE} Bow Chicka Bow Wow, Shakeology, be mine!

{RECIPE} Bow Chicka Bow Wow, Shakeology, be mine!

Feeling a little BOW CHICKA BOW WOW since starting your Shakeology? It’s probably not a coincidence… Shakeology is jam packed full of superfoods some which are known to have a positive effect on your LIBIDO! Can you say aphrodisiac?? Now before you hightail it to the blender and cue the Barry White, check out these 6 amazing SUPERFOOD reasons that will have you saying… “Shakeology, be mine” (& don’t forget to scroll down to our Valentine’s Day inspired Choco-Cherry-Licious Shakeology recipe. A little something something for you to share with someone special): •Maca Root – known as Peruvian Viagra It helps increase strength, endurance, energy, stamina, potency… and libido! •Goji Berries – this Asian fruit increases testosterone levels, stimulating libido in men and women AND they improve overall stamina, mood and well-being… all which makes for a much more rocking sex life! •Reishi Mushrooms – this sexy mushroom’s Chinese name (Lingzhi) translates to english as ‘the herb of spiritual potency’ and has been included in tons of traditional treatments spanning over four millennia. Need I say more?? •Cacao – (in my fav Chocolate Vegan ;)) chemicals in the raw bean stimulate the senses and heighten feelings of joy and pleasure. Its one natural powerful aphrodisiac! •Adaptagen herbs (Aashawganda, Astragalus, Cordyceps, and Reishi) – most Adaptagen herbs are also herbal aphrodisiacs. They will effect sexual libido either through increasing blood flow to the genital region or by balancing the hormones of the endocrine system. When hormones are in balance there is also a tendency for the physical appearance to remain vibrant and youthful simply because the body still wishes to be attractive...
6 tips for staying on track this weekend

6 tips for staying on track this weekend

It’s FRIDAY! The day of the week that by 6pm most people will say screw it! However, how do we stop that cycle of saying “I’ll start over on Monday”? Get back on the wagon PRONTO! The faster you’ll get back on the wagon, the faster you stop the cycle. We all work so hard all week long to exercise, eat healthy, make good choices and then the weekend comes…we relax and so does our will power. For some, the wine and beer is on tap, the happy hours are calling, and then our inhibitions are lowered and BOOM… we give in to temptations. Then Monday morning comes and we’re singing the “fresh start Monday” song, feeling defeated for our choices and lack of control. Talk about a mind bender! How many of you have felt this way one time or another? We struggled with it too! Monday to Friday right on target and then 4:30pm on Friday would come and the cycle would start with celebrating our week by rewarding ourselves with treats! However, we got to a point where we had to ask ourselves… “Is this bag of Kit Kat Bites (or bag of chips) better than all that freaking effort from last week?” Then we’d take a look at the calorie count of the treat… Our answer was a quick NO!! Honestly, at first those treats felt like a reward, but compounded over time they started to seriously impact our goals… and we didn’t feel good the next morning! It was like having a hangover sans the alcohol!! This transition took us a few years to...
My fight / Your fight

My fight / Your fight

Have you got a little fight in you? Something you’ve been wanting to achieve, do, overcome, release, but you’re holding out on? A little jab, jab action, but you’re ready for the right hook? Got a little Ronda Rousey on my mind today. I got up early this morning with my daughter… 4:30 AM 😉 I am grateful that I got to cuddle with her for the time we did. However, her nudge would become more than just an early morning rousing. It was a wake up call. When trying to go back to sleep didn’t work… it gave me an opportunity to crack open Ronda Rousey’s book once again: My fight/Your fight. Actually, I was compelled to open it. I am curious about how the fighter analogy is surfacing in my life. Early parts of her life weren’t easy by any stretch of the means. She had a great relationship with her father (reminds me of Grace & Ryan), but sadly he ended up committing suicide when she was 8 years old. This had a huge impact on her & not surprisingly she has vivid memories of their time together. Ronda had delayed speech development which is believed to be referenced back to her being born with her amicable cord wrapped around her neck and thought dead at birth (yes, she’s always been a fighter ;)). But despite this delay, he always knew she’d be fine: “You are going to show everyone one day. You’re just a sleeper. You know what a sleeper is? A sleeper just waits and when the time is right, they come out and...
Success Story Sunday: Shannon

Success Story Sunday: Shannon

Shannon’s journey over the last year has been tough – she’s struggled with depression and meds that made her weight balloon up to the heaviest she’d ever been, which was all compiled after divorce, the realities of being a single parent of two, starting a new more intense job, and the loss of her step-father…among many other struggles. It would appear as though she was a hitting rock bottom, but Shannon made a made a CHOICE. She made a choice to take control of her life and in doing so, she has experienced a transformation giving her not only a 40lb weight loss, but girl ZIPPED UP THAT DRESS!! Here’s a message that Shannon sent me this week. It’s her story and success… in her own words: I bought a dress about a year ago…one day I figured I might be able to fit into it. It was a dress that at the time I could not even pull up over my hips, let alone zip up. I have bought many, many dresses like this before, only to have to eventually give them up, give them away. NOT TODAY! Today was a good day. I don’t know what made me at 5:45am, decide today is the day I should check just how much further I had to go in order to wear my dress. I pulled that dress right up and was shocked, then came the true test, that dress zipped right up like it was meant for me! BOOM! I looked around for someone to share in my elation and there was no one. I sent you a...