Shakeology challenge results

Just checking in with the results of my 10 day Shakeology challenge: Starting weight: 189.5 waist: 35.5 Final weight: 185.5 waist: 34.5 I had some bumps in the road. I went to a birthday party on Sat and a boat party on Sunday….both involving alcohol. But I worked my butt off focusing on my morning … Continue reading

My Shakelology 10 day challenge

I am always looking for ways to stay motivated and challenge myself. So after my Shakeology 3 day cleanse. I joined a Shakeology challenge. What is a 10 day Shakeology Challenge: It’s a challenge hosted by beach body coaches where u replace one of your meals with a Shakelogy shake, exercise 30 mins a day … Continue reading

My Beach Body Fitness Plan September – November

I am almost finished with my second attempt at a Shakeology cleanse. (today is day 3). I am feelign good and it is time to kick things up a notch! I am doing amix of nutrition challenges and a Insanity/Turbofire hybrid workout program in the next 3 months. I ill be doing both Insanity and … Continue reading

Remembering that this is a journey…There are no deadlines

I woke up this morning feeling a little defeated. And I had to give myself a little pep talk. I have not been doing too well with eating right and exercising the last 2 weeks and I gained some weight back. I know what I need to be doing. I know how to do it. … Continue reading

Update! Update!

Well, It’s been a while. And I am happy to report that I am still progressing. I’m becoming more knowledgeable about fitness and nutrition, as well as transforming into a real bad-ass in the gym. LOL. I am very proud of how far I have come. I have a lot of that to thank to … Continue reading

Staying Motivated to Exercise EVERY DAY

A lot of people find it unimaginable to exercise 6 to 7 days out of the week. And for some it is unrealistic. For some, it’s even unnecessary. But for me and what I am trying to do, it fits perfectly. I have been consistent in working out 6 to 7 days a week for … Continue reading

To give up drinking or not?????

Soooooooo…. My first weigh in for my Insanity Challenge was today and I am extremely disappointed. While I do feel stronger and I know my endurance has improved, it’s still frustrating not to see the scale moving. In 2 weeks of working my ass off, I lost 2 pounds and 1/2 inch off of my … Continue reading

My Insanity Challenge

  Hello all! Just wanted to catch you guys up on how I’ve been doing. As you know, because of my plateau, I decided to try the Insanity 60 day program.  The workouts are super tough and I am always drenched in sweat.  There is a lot of jumping which suuuuuucks for my knees, but … Continue reading

The dreaded Plateau: Plan to address my lack of weight loss the last 4 weeks.

So…I would be lying if I didn’t admit to being a little discouraged with my weight loss the past few weeks. And since it’s normal to hit a plateau, I wanted to share this experience with everyone following operationflatbelly. I haven’t lost any weight in 4 weeks! I’ve been working out on average about 8 times … Continue reading

My 6 Steps for Starting a Fitness and Weight-loss Journey

Of course I am no fitness expert, personal trainer or anything like that. But the power of networking and information sharing is working wonders in my personal transformation. I know that sometimes even the IDEA of changing your lifestyle to lose weight or get in shape is overwhelming. But you will never get the change … Continue reading