Its official! I'm going to the annual Beachbody Summit in Nashville Tennessee next month! I purchased my ticket last weekend and today I registered the track I will be on and all of the extras.
During the conference we can attend some workshops regarding personal development, Shakeology, building the business and more. We can also participate in live trainer group exercises. I am so excited! I was able to get both of the classes I wanted: a workout with Sagi Kalev the trainer and creator of Body Beast AND Insanity Max: 30 live with Shaun T. These are both of the programs that I am doing right now so it will be a really unique experience to workout live.
There is a Super Workout with all of the trainers and some sessions with all of the companies representatives. There is also a celebration and exclusive party for meeting certain goals.
Overall I know its going to be a memorable experience and a turning point for me as a Coach. I'm going to do my best to soak it all up!
Did I mention I will be road-tripping with 3 other Coaches from the Results Matter team?! I'm really excited! world's largest ball of string, anyone?
Today I was able to sneak a workout in after I dropped off the twins at Preschool! Its a special treat when I can take some time for myself like that during the day. The vibe at Planet Fitness during the day is MUCH nicer than in the evenings when everyone is trying to cram in their workout and get home to do whatever else it is that they have to get done. Truth be told, I don't get to Planet Fitness very often lately because I do my workouts at the station gym or home. I'm glad I went today. I was able to get a base run in and watch the news. I NEVER, I repeat NEVER get to watch the morning news so that was a nice distraction for me. I am still finding running INCREDIBLY boring- I am pretty sure that I always will.
Another nice thing about hitting the gym in the morning- free weight benches. It was glorious to be able to grab some weights and a bench and bang out some of my Body Beast routines. There were a couple of ladies about my age next to me struggling on what arm workouts to do, what weights to use and whether to stand or use the bench, etc. I remember that was me a few years back before I had a structured routine. Even then when I thought I had a structured routine- it is nothing compared to the structure that Body Beast provides me. So I offered some help. The me 5 months ago would have just stared at them with my resting bitch face and kept going with my own routine. The upside about this coaching is that I have broken through the barrier of approaching strangers and talking to them about health and fitness related things. All the self confidence that I have gained back certainly helps too. So, I helped these ladies with what I knew about dynamic set training and they were actually really friendly and eager to learn. It felt good to pay it forward in a positive, healthy, helpful way.
Hey Everyone! Its June AND its a Monday! There is no better time to get started on a healthy lifestyle, get back on track or switch things up. I have been doing a pretty good job of staying on track- so this month I am going to focus on switching things up!
This month I would really like to see the following changes out of myself:
1. Get some money saved for Summit in Nashville next month
2. Get back on a focused everyday schedule with my running
3. Start getting my Insanity Max:30 workout done in the day so I have more time for other things in the evening
4. Kick butt in this Dash Diamond Training that I am participating in.
5. Really kill it in Body Beast.
6. Try the 3-Day Refresh for the first time.
So it seems like a hefty list but luckily I have the energy and the right frame of mind to get it all sorted out. My job gives me the flexibility of being able to get my workouts in during the day thankfully, that will free up my evenings after work strictly for my 10k training and Body Beast. Its really important to me to spend ample time with my dogs and keep the house up so getting back on the IM30 schedule I was doing during my first round will really help with all of that.
I have really started to notice some minor changes in regards to the weight training so I am really excited about that! It is only encouraging me to want to get to the Station gym and lift more. I cannot stress enough how Body Beast is for women too. Many people equate lifting weights as a man's exercise but women have muscles too and they need to use them! I'm posting a couple of videos so you can see just how easy it is. My main goal is to just get some nice toned arms.
Another integral part of me being able to stay on track is my planning, grocery shopping and meal prepping. This way, I don't make rash decisions and grab something bad out of hunger.
Natural Peanut butter, apples, bananas, lemon, strawberries, melon, frozen mango, romaine salad mix, baby spinach, baked seasoned chicken with wild rice and broccoli/yellow squash meals, ground turkey/spinach/feta meatloaf muffins with green beans and baby red potatoes meals, squash and wild rice to go with a turkey burger meal.
Not pictured: feta cheese, skim mozz. string cheese, cooked whole grain spaghetti with natural pasta sauce and mini angus meatballs.
I'm going to be doing a 3 -Day Detox probably next week but I will post about that when it comes- that is going to need/deserve its own entry.
So it looks like I have got a pretty good game plan laid out ahead of me- now is just the time to execute!
Just your average 30- something who finally found the motivation to make a fit and healthy lifestyle change. Now I'm trying to motivate others to do the same!