Thursday, September 22, 2016

Fall Healthy Lifestyle Challenge

It's that time of year again! The time when the air is crisp, the leaves are changing and we all bundle up in our sweaters and jackets. BUT it's also the time when we can push ourselves to reach some of our 2016 fitness & health goals and become healthier and happier before the Holiday season!

So what is the Fall Healthy Lifestyle Challenge all about?
YOUR LIFESTYLE! We're going to focus on healthy lifestyle changes inside and out. In this challenge you'll receive:

*One on One support via your choice of weekly calls, texts, messages, or emails
*Group support in my check in app where I'll provide tips and you'll add in your workouts and shakeology while support other challengers
*Workout plan tailored to your goals and needs
*Color-coded portion controlled containers with eating plan
*Recipes to try
*Lifestyle tips to overcoming obstacles
*Positive motivation and ways to get the negativity out of your life
*The opportunity to WIN money each and every week from me ($5/week for completeing & logging at least 3 workouts and 5 shakeologys each week) with some bonus prizes throughout as well

Not to mention the RESULTS you'll have along the way! Don't wait until January because there's nothing like walking into a Halloween, Thanksgiving or Christmas party and blowing people away with your positive energy & amazing results!

Considering joining us? Just fill in this short form and I'll contact you so we can see if this challenge will be the right fit for you :)

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

What does it mean to have empathy anyways?

I'll be honest in nursing school, they told us it was so important to have empathy, the instructors tried to teach what it was all about, but I could never quite understand how it was different from sympathy. I tried and tried to understand, but I just couldn't. Wasn't empathy feeling bad for someone who's in a sucky situation? <-- The answer to that is NO. Empathy is entirely different and it took me going through my hardest struggle, infertility with anxiety and depression, to figure it out.

It wasn't until I started suffering that I started understanding the difference in the 2 words, those first letters make a huge difference in how someone feels. Before our struggle, I didn't have many struggles in life. I maintained my weight, I was always towards the top of my class, I was president of my nursing student organization, I was on the state board's nursing student organization, I kind of always got what I wanted. It now makes me kind of sick thinking about how easy life used to be before we started dealing with infertility.

I wouldn't wish this journey on my worst enemy and yet, I find myself grateful looking back at the past 2 years and all that's happened because of our struggle. I NOW have empathy. I can get into your shoes, feel your pain, know your hurt (even if it's from a different situation) because I too know pain. For me it's the pain of grieving over the child you never knew each and every month. The child who, this time last year, you envisioned crawling in the yard, the child who you longed to hear their cries and be up all night with. I know pain, I know heartache, I know what it means to question God's plan, yet still lean into Him and trust that He has a vision for my life far better than anything I could ever imagine <-- I didn't realize that before our struggle. 

So the next time someone you know or love is hurting, in pain, going through a hard time, try your hardest to put yourself completely in their position, try to feel what they're going through and be there for them. You won't always have the right words to say, but think about what you would want to be told if you were in their position.  Empathy is not feeling bad for someone else (that's sympathy), empathy is deeper than that, it takes opening yourself up to some pain to learn more about that person you love and their journey. 

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Meal Planning Give-Away

Happy Summer! I hope you're having a GREAT one! Ever wanted a healthy cook-book that you would enjoy the recipes from? How about a meal plan that's easy to follow with no guess work?
Well it's your lucky day...well lucky WEEK actually!

This last week of July I'm looking to help 5-10 women get started on an at home fitness plan to reach some fitness & health goals by the end of the summer! What you'll get from me:

*at home workouts for your personal style with schedule to follow (workouts that fit your lifestyle, time constraints, with or without equipment)
*an easy to follow and use eating plan
*1:1 support via messaging, phone calls, or texting (up to you)
*support group with daily check ins, tips, motivation, and accountability
*delicious superfood shake to drink daily
*access to at least 30 days of on demand streaming of workouts
*AND your choice of Fixate Cookbook OR Color Coded Portion Controlled Containers


Just fill in this super short application and I'll message you so we can get you started and reaching your goals! Want a friend to join us? Send them the link :)

Monday, May 16, 2016

Overcoming Obstacles

We ALL have obstacles to go through in life. Some are more difficult than others, but no matter what, we ALL go through them. This is a small glimpse into some of the obstacles I've been working hard to overcome over the past 18 months. It's not easy to share, but I pray it can give some of you hope to continue pushing through the hard times.


Saturday, April 23, 2016

30 Day Spring Slimdown Challenge

Want results by Memorial Day Weekend? Ready to look and feel amazing THIS summer? If you said yes to either of those questions I want you to be a part of my Spring Slimdown Challenge! :) 

I only have 5 spots for 5 women who are ready to get started on May 2nd through June 1st!
-30 minute at home workouts
-delicious meals
-super food shake
-daily check ins via the "My Challenge Tracker App"
-personalized coaching to help you overcome your obstacles

Interested? Just fill in the short application and I'll contact you :) 

Can't wait to get you started!

-Samantha

Monday, March 14, 2016

Cafe Latte Testimonials!

When I first heard about the newest flavor of shakeology being Cafe Latte, I was so excited for my customers! People who love the latte flavor could now get ALL of the benefits that I've been getting from shakeology for the past 4 years! Reduced cravings, longer time between meals, increased energy and regularity, not to mention the vitamin, mineral a superfood line up, ALL wins :)


Only problem was...I HATEEEE coffee and anything that remotely tastes like it! I'm also one of the world's pickiest eaters and I hate trying new things haha so needless to say, I needed some taste testers!

Here are some of the things they said about it after using it for 30 days :) 

Becca: "I was really surprised at how I loved the Shakeology Cafe Latte! The flavor was so perfect, a deep coffee flavor that wasn't bitter, but not too sweet either. I thought it would be strange to replace my coffee with a shake (because I sometimes have consistency issues and I was afraid my 'coffee' would be too thick) but it was wonderful!! If you like coffee, I HIGHLY recommend this superfood!!"

Amy: "I have really enjoyed the cafe latte Shakeology flavor! I use it after my strength training workouts and it tastes amazing! I don't need to add anything to it to make it taste better. I just add almond milk and a couple of ice cubes and it is good to go. I am watching my caffeine intake, so I also like that it contains the same amount of caffeine as any other Shakeology flavor (which is 75% less than an 8oz coffee)! It tastes like a rich and delicious frozen coffee from a coffee shop, but I know it packed with nutrients and superfoods. have to say I am hooked!" ---A.S.


Friday, February 26, 2016

21 Day Spring Break Bootcamp


The new "My Challenge Tracker" app is out and my challengers and I are LOVING it! 

I'm looking for 5 women who are ready to get started on March 7th through the 27th! 
-30 minute at home workouts
-delicious meals
-super food shake
-daily check ins via the app 
-personalized coaching to help you overcome your obstacles

Interested? Just fill in the short application and I'll contact you :) 

Can't wait to get you started!
-Samantha