Being Marge: June 2011

Friday, June 24, 2011

Slim in 6 - It Works!

In about 2 seconds I was able to list 10 Reasons Why I Like Debbie Siebers' Slim in 6 workout program.

1. First and foremost - It works! You can steer your way through the three phases to gradually build up to a stronger and stronger daily workout. My body is quickly changing as a result of doing the Slim in 6 program six out of seven days per week and drinking Shakeology each day for lunch. On my Slim in 6 "day off" I use my Elliptical machine for 20 minutes of cardio.

2. Debbie features workout partners in her DVDs who are everyday folks just wanting to look and feel better. They are inspiring success models because of their before and after photos and their ability to master all the moves and make it look easy.

3. Debbie is a very encouraging trainer who seems to know just how I feel at various points in the workout and she says just the right thing to keep me going.

4. Slim in 6 is a comprehensive full body workout with cardio, stretching, and light resistance moves to help you burn fat and sculpt your body.

5. Little equipment is needed; the program includes a high quality resistance band and you can start with filled water bottles for weights.

6. The program has upbeat music to keep you moving.

7. There are convenient time and segment trackers so you can monitor your progress during a specific workout.

8. Thankfully, Debbie allows one swift water break about midway through the Ramp it Up! segment. Hopefully she will offer breaks in Burn it Up!

9. I love the way Debbie says, "See you tomorrow," at the end of the workout so you feel obliged to meet her the next day in front of your TV.

10. There's helpful emphasis on diet as well as exercise with this program.

I'm midway through Slim in 6 and probably taking longer than most folks to go through each phase. That's all right with me. Soon I'll be using the third phase, Burn it Up! and I can't wait to get my body to the next level!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Proud to be an American and a Team Beachbody Coach!

Living and working (really playing) as a Team Beachbody Coach is one of the best decisions I've ever made, other than marrying my loving husband, Bruce, and raising our three incredible children to adulthood.

As we're enjoying summer activities in this time between our two powerful patriotic holidays, Memorial Day and Fourth of July, we're also appreciative of the dedication and sacrifices of our military forces and those civilians who also sacrifice personally in order to keep our military forces strong. Our brother-in-law, Bill Crowell, who is in a civilian support role for the military, recently left his family for the summer and deployed to Afghanistan.

Circling back to Team Beachbody, there are two points to this post.

First, over Memorial Day, we had a national coach call with U.S. Army Captain Mike Mullaly, who is serving in Iraq. Mike is successfully growing his Team Beachbody business while deployed with the help of his wife, who is holding down the home fort stateside. Here's the audio link to Mike's inspiring story.

As a further testament to Beachbody's support of our military forces, one of the exciting announcements from the recent 2011 Summit is that anyone in the active military can become a Team Beachbody coach and the company will waive the $39.95 Business Starter Kit fee and monthly Business Service Fees for the entire time they are active in the military. If you or anyone you know is eligible for this benefit, please contact me asap.

I'm proud to be an American and a Team Beachbody Coach!

Monday, June 13, 2011

Thank you for this testimonial!

"Marge hits the nail on the head! I especially like the journal aspect of this book. There are so many good nuggets in this book. Be careful while reading lest your find the entire thing highlighted!"

From Kristen J. Eckstein, Imagine! Studios,, High Point, NC

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Book 1 of the Shakeology Series

I just completed Book 1 of the Shakeology series by Darin Olien, the ingredient hunter.

Those who know me would not describe me as someone who is interested in agriculture. However, I could not put down this little book!

Darin Olien travels the globe to find the best in class farmers for the 70 nutritious ingredients in Shakeology. Book 1 of the Shakeology series describes the perils and successes of his travels to Peru for Sacha Inchi, to China for Astragalus Root, to Costa Rica for Papain, and to Canada for Wild Grasses.

The book is entertaining and educational. I had never heard of Sacha Inchi, Astragalus Root or Papain before reading this little travel log. Wow, am I even more impressed with the quality of Shakeology and what's it's doing for my daily nutrition!

Best of all...the book is free with Shakeology Home Direct orders. The sequels are coming soon: Book 2 covers Darin's hunt for world class Goji Berries, Maca Root, Quinoa Seed, and includes a section on Beachbody's programs to help local farmers. Book 3 covers Darin's hunt for Chia, Yacon Powder, Cordyceps, and Amaranth.

Thank you Darin and thank you Beachbody for supporting me in my own wellness program and in providing me with the vehicle for helping others as a Team Beachbody Coach.

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Friday, June 3, 2011

No More Oreo Cookies for Me!

This is a simple message to all those who have an Oreo habit. I'm a chocolate lover from way back and couldn't go through a day without a few Oreo cookies to satisfy my chocolate craving.

In January, 2011, I started having chocolate flavored Shakeology each day for lunch as a meal replacement. Not only did it reduce my cravings for Oreo cookies, but it has pretty much reduced my cravings for sweets altogether. This is a major lifestyle change for me. With the combination of daily Shakeology and a good workout, I'm over half way to my weight loss goal. This is again a major lifestyle improvement for me and I would love for everyone to experience the same benefits.

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