Promise To My Wife

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Hello everyone,

For Valentines Day this year I promised my wife i would write a blog post and tell a little of my story. I’m telling some of my story to show why I have come to believe in Beachbody as their programs and Shakeology has completely changed our lives in the past year.

So here we go… It was 2009 and I wanted more in my life, I had a calling to serve my country but did not know what that looked like for me. So, I did what any young man with this question does… off to the recruiters I went to see what jobs they had. The one requirement I had was i wanted a job that would allow me to jump out of a perfectly good air plane into the battle field. Walking into the Air Force recruiter with this one requirement, it made the potential jobs list very small. Four jobs to be exact. I chose the one that best suited my personality, and asked how fast I could leave. The recruiter told me I had to pass a physical agility test consisting of two (2) 30 meter underwater swims, a timed 500 meter swim, a timed 1 1/2 mile run, pull ups, push ups, and sit ups. My response was “When can I do it?” A date was set a couple weeks out for me to take the test and I thought I was ready. The day came and I started the test. It kicked my butt, I passed with descent numbers but realized I needed to do more in the gym to prepare for the job I had picked and the selection process that was coming. With that in mind, I set off to get ready for a selection only 10% of people who try actually accomplish.

Fast forward to the spring of 2010 where I find myself day one of selection. Sitting at attention on the pool deck dreading what could come. The swim coach shouts “500 meter warm up, go”. Other recruits and I enter the water and start with the warm up. I hear a loud voice yelling “Stop! Everyone out of the water! Smith didn’t enter the pool right”. The same voice says, “Grab the pool deck, 100 flutter kicks, ready go”. This continued for our 2.5 hour pool work out. All I could think was , “wow, 2 hours into day 1 and this sucks”. I came to realize the more you embraced the suck, the suck wasn’t that bad. Workouts like this continued day in and day out as week one came to an end. We had lost 5 recruits the first week and as we got to the weekend to rest, many wondered what was in store for the rest of us come week two.

Week two started much like week one. The recruits and I screwed up less but still got smoked every workout. Losing a couple more recruits, we started to come together as a team. I realized I had pushed myself harder and farther than I ever thought possible in those two weeks. I learned my body could withstand anything my brain was willing to push it through. After this profound realization, I found that selection was fun. It was a molding time in my life. I discovered I could accomplish anything I set my mind to. Due to circumstances out of my control I was not able to finish my military career, maybe i will write more about this later……

Fast forward to one year ago, I am happily married to my amazing wife and best friend. We both had started new careers 1-year prior and our first child had arrived. The craziness of life had set in. Finding time to work out was not in the day-to-day schedule for us. When our son was 3-months old, my wife discovered Beachbody and a work out called 22 Minute Hard Corps. She told me she wanted to do the program to get back in shape after baby. I remember her telling me it was only 22 minutes long and that part of the proceeds from this program, goes to Veterans. “I’m in!” I was thinking it would be easy workouts and I could fight off some of the office weight I had gained from my job. You have to remember I was the former Crossfit obsessed, functional fitness guru, workout twice-a-day guy and running to the gym was my form of transportation. “What’s 22 minutes of home workouts?”, I thought. Wow… was I wrong! This program Beachbody put together was no joke. Tony Horton…he’s no joke! Not only did the workouts kick my butt, a few weeks in, I can honestly say I felt as fit as I was years prior training for the military working out for hours a day! Best part of all, I got to work out with my wife at home while our son watched from his play pen.

Family time and fitness, what a great combo. From my perspective, if you are a person looking to get in shape, to lose weight, to build muscle, or even to strengthen your relationship and support your wife….DO THIS! Beachbody really does offer some amazing programs!

Even those of you who are working full time with families and a crazy schedule, you can find time to take care of yourself. Make it a family activity. You ALL will feel better. You ALL will feel stronger. You ALL will feel more energized and enjoy life together more when you’re healthy. You don’t have to spend hours at a gym each day. We are proof of that.

Just remember, whatever you choose to accomplish in your health, your fitness, or in your life… embrace the process and Never Quit.

Now, excuse me while I go drink some Shakeology with my wifey after our Cardio 2 & Core 2 workout. 🙂

 

–Mr. Health Patriot

 

 

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MMA-Style Challenge Starting 11/21!

 


TEAM BEACHBODY
CORE DE FORCE: Challenge Pack The Ultimate Combination
Fitness + Nutrition + Support = Results
And now you can save over $85 for a limited time only
 
I am SO excited about this kick-ass program! Our team will be crushing this workout together starting November 21st! What if you could get STRONGER, HEALTHIER, & LEANER through the holidays instead of what usually happens?? JOIN US in the fun!

Getting a knockout body takes the right combination of fitness and nutrition. And with the CORE DE FORCE and Shakeology Challenge Pack, you get the superfood nutrition in Shakeology along with the mixed martial arts-inspired workout designed to slash inches off your waist, attack belly fat, and carve total-body definition in just 30 days!*

Here’s what you’ll get with the CORE DE FORCE and Shakeology Challenge Pack:
  • A 30-day supply of Shakeology—Your Daily Dose of Dense Nutrition®—delivered through Home Direct.**
  • A Shakeology Shaker Cup.
  • 8 MMA-inspired workouts that combine Boxing, Kickboxing, and Muay Thai combinations with cardio spikes and bodyweight training.
  • 2 BONUS workouts—5 Min. Core on the Floor and Core Kinetics.
  • Your Team Beachbody® exclusive workout—MMA Mashup—featuring Joel and Jericho’s favorite knockout moves.
  • Eating Plan, 30-Day Calendar, and Quick-Start Guide, so you can hit it hard on Day One.
  • A Set of Portion-Control Containers to make your meal prep even easier.
  • A FREE 30-Day Premium Trial Membership to the Team Beachbody Club, giving you access to stream CORE DE FORCE workouts on Beachbody ON Demand®.**
Learn More
Your Coach,
Jessica LaNier
(209)840-0900
thehealthpatriot@gmail.com
  
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
**With Shakeology on Home Direct, you’ll be enrolled in our monthly autoship program, and with your free 30-day trial membership to the Team Beachbody Club, you’ll be enrolled in our monthly Premium membership. You may cancel either at any time. Please see website for full details.
Consult your physician and follow all safety instructions before beginning this high-intensity exercise program and nutrition plan, or using any supplement or meal replacement product, especially if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have any medical condition, or are taking any medication.
 

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RESET & RESTORE with Ultimate Reset & Yoga Retreat!

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I am currently in week 6 of my second round with 22 Minute Hard Corps 8 week program. I am LOVING it even more this time around as I feel my muscles getting stronger and leaner with each week! I can’t believe I only have 2 weeks left! It’s time for me to start thinking about what I want to do next once this program ends. I’ve been going back and forth between a few amazing programs Beachbody offers such as Hammer & Chisel, 21 Day Fix Extreme, or Country Heat. All of them look so amazing!Image result for beachbody yoga retreat

 

After taking some time to think about it, pray about it, and reflect on what my body really needs, I’ve decided to take advantage of the FREE program for Club On Demand members, 3-Week Yoga Retreat. My body is craving some de-stress yoga time in the midst of how crazy it has been! I’ve decided to combine this yoga retreat with THE most powerful program/tool, Beachbody has to offer… The Ultimate Reset.

I couldn’t just keep this amazing 3-week adventure to awesomeness to myself, so I HAD to share it with you! Whose game to join me???

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Here are some more details on the Ultimate Reset…

What is the Ultimate Reset?     
Ultimate Reset is a 21-day program that gently helps restore the body to its “factory settings” while maximizing energy production and nutrient retention. Ultimate Reset is a program designed to get the body in top shape internally, just as a fitness program gets the body in top shape externally. Users looking to restore energy, boost moods, and maximize health can dramatically improve the way they feel and function.

 

Who should do the Ultimate Reset program?
Anyone looking to restore energy, lose weight, and maximize health! Whether users have been struggling with their health, food cravings, weight, or even just experiencing low energy and feeling sluggish, in just 3 weeks anyone can dramatically improve the way they feel and function.

 

In what situations should a user consult their physicians before starting?
Users should consult their physicians if they are using prescribed medication, have food allergies, or have specific recurring health issues.

NUTRITION & MEALS
Will participants eat while on the Reset meal plan? Yes. 3 filling, healthy meals every day.
Where is the macro nutrient break down of the meal plan? Once purchased, the participant portal has the breakdown by recipe.
What is the estimated daily calorie intake while on the Reset? Week 1: 1400-1600 calories. Week 2-3: 1200-1400 calories.
Prior to purchasing, is a shopping list available? Yes. Visit the Ultimate Reset Facebook fan-page.
Is there a condensed meal plan & shopping list available? Yes. Please use the Reset in a Crunch guide.
Does the meal plan included gluten free options? Most recipes are gluten free, and I can help you with any specialty diet concern you have.
Does the meal plan include vegan & vegetarian options? Yes. The guidebook details the specific options & meals available.
Why is distilled water required? It has a perfect pH balance because it contains no minerals.
Why is Mineralize added to the distilled water? It creates a balance of macro & trace minerals needed for the Reset.
Why is Himalayan salt recommended over sea salt? It has more benefits: minimal processing & contains up to 84 minerals.
Can Shakeology be taken daily while on the Reset? Yes. Vegan Shakeology is recommended as a part of the Reset.
Where can tips & advice not included in the guide be found? Facebook Groups and Team Beachbody Message Boards provide tips.
If a user cheats or misses a week on the program what happens? Results will vary. Visit the Team Beachbody Message Boards for advice.

Check out these amazing before & after results from this program!

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AMAZING RIGHT?!?! If you are looking to push the “RESET” button on your health and would like an extra boost to catapult you into the best shape you’ve been in, in your life, I’d love to invite you on this journey with me! Email me today at TheHealthPatriot@Gmail.com for current promotions, to get the 3-week Yoga Retreat FREE, and we can talk about your goals and how I can help achieve those goals!

 

Let’s Do This,

–The Health Patriot

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August Promos & Sept Challenge Group & Health Bet Contest!

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Wow do I have a lot of AWESOME info to share with you today! This month is like super give away month at Beachbody, and I want to make sure you know about everything!

August Promotions & Sales

No matter what your health and fitness goals, this month, there is garaunteed something that will help you reach those goals faster than ever!

 

These are PHENOMENAL programs you guys….I have NEVER met someone who commits 100% to these programs and doesn’t see results. Your success is GUARANTEED or your money back! Literally….your money will be refunded 100% if you don’t see results with these programs. You have NOTHING to lose.. (well, except maybe some extra lbs! Ha!) We have SO much fun in our challenge groups, keeping eachother accountable, posting pictures of meals & sweaty selfies, and encouraging eachother to stick to the program. If you’re someone looking for that accountability, looking for an effective workout you can do at home, looking to learn how to meal prep & meal plan to help melt off that extra fat and strengthen those muscles…if you’re looking to boost your energy & metabolism and feel more confident, lean, & strong than ever, now is the time, my friend! Contact me today to see which program best fits your goals!


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A super FUN workout was just launched by celebrity trainer, Autumn Calabrese! You can literally dance your way to a lean & toned body! Um…yes please! Check it out…

Looks super fun right!! So, to mix it up, we’ve decided to start a challenge group on MONDAY, August 29th to help you feel better than ever in the month of September! This is a 30 day challenge! That’s it! If you’d like to join this super fun challenge group, it’s time to order your challenge pack! Click the link below or contact me today!

I want the Country Heat and Shakeology Challenge Pack!! Let’s do it!


Claim your piece of the $1+Million Beachbody Health Bet Pool!

Ya…you heard me right! They’re betting over $1Million that we will fall in love with getting healthy with the Beachbody Health Bet!

Here’s how it works:

  1. Participate in a challenge group on the My Challenge Tracker App from September 5th thru October 2nd, 2016
  2. Meet the minimum in-App weekly tracking requirements (and get great results in the process!)
    • Log a minimum of 3 workouts.
    • Log a minimum of 5 Shakeology’s, plus post a photo of your Shakeology with your tracked activity.
  3. Win and share equally in the final cash pot

To further sweeten the prize, Beachbody will add $5 to the initial $1Million pool for every Challenge Pack sold between July 27th and August 31st! View FAQ 4477 for details and official contest rules.

With the Beachbody Health Bet, the groundbreaking launch of Country Heat, and sales on all of our most popular Challenge Packs – there’s never been a better time to invite more people to get healthy and fit!


How amazing is all this you guys?! There’s never been a better time to find success in your health & fitness goals!!! Contact me today if you’d like to join us in this fun adventure!

Let’s Do This,

The Health Patriot

 

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What would you give?

I speak with people all the time who are sick.

They have an autoimmune disease, cancer, were diagnosed with tumors, have degenerative issues, chronic pain, chronic fatigue…the list goes on. These people, in their current state of fear, pain, and agony, would give just about ANYTHING to make it all disappear.

A huge problem I see these days, is people could care less about taking care of themselves until they receive one of these diagnoses or feel the unsettling feelings of their body in a state of degeneration. By the time many of these people reach out to me, the effort, time, resources, and money it takes for them to get healthy again is extensive.

So, my question for you today is, what would you give NOW to prevent getting really sick in the first place?

Why not take action now so that you can thrive and enjoy your life and your health each and every day? You don’t have to be burdened with fatigue, digestive issues, hormonal imbalance, depression, obesity, etc…

It’s time to take action and I want to help you achieve the health and the life you’ve always wanted.

Let me ask you something, what price would you pay for the following:

  • Daily encouragement from me for 2 months to eat healthy & exercise
  • A meal plan specifically designed for your caloric needs
  • A shopping list created just for you
  • A support group to keep you accountable and make things fun!
  • A 22 Minute-6 day/ week exercise routine to give you the biggest bang for your buck
  • A superfood packed clean protein drink that will boost your metabolism, increase your immune system, improve digestion, and give you awesome sustained energy.
  • A military-grade sand bag to use for all your workouts to help sculpt your muscles

Really…what would that be worth to you, I’m genuinely curious.

What I feel now, coming to the end of week 3 of this incredible program, is amazing. I feel motivated, confident, strong. Despite my semi-sleepless nights with a 3 month old, waking up every morning at 0430, working 40 hours/week at my regular job, and keeping up a health & fitness business…. surprisingly, I feel pretty awesome! My energy levels are sustained throughout the day, I feel happywith where I’m at and where I’m going.

I’m LOVING LIVING. I want that for you too!

 

Let’s Do This,

The Health Patriot

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