Written by Brandon. Posted in Health & Fitness, Nutrition, Supplements, Weight Loss

What Is IT?

Imagine your body had a Reset button—like the one your computer has. A button you could just hit and it would clear away the toxic junk that’s been slowing your system down. How great would that be?

If you’ve been feeling tired, run down, or just plain lousy lately. If you’re having trouble with your digestion or difficulty losing weight. If your body just isn’t working the way you want it to the solution may be simpler than you think. The solution is a 21-Day Beachbody Ultimate Reset! Money Back GUARANTEE!

In just three weeks, the Beachbody Ultimate Reset will restore your body to its original “factory settings,” so you’ll have more energy and greater focus, experience better digestion and a more positive mood, you’ll notice that your body is functioning more efficiently, helping you lose weight and improve your overall health. And you’ll do it all without drugs, without fasting, naturally and painlessly.

What is the Beachbody Ultimate Reset?

The Ultimate Reset is a complete, 21- Day, 3-phase daily program that provides you with everything you need to Reclaim your body’s natural balance, Release the harmful materials you may be storing within you, and Restore your system to its maximum health.

Six Supplements:

Detox, alkalinize, oxygenize, mineralize, optimize, and revitalize—just what your body needs for an Ultimate Reset.
- Alkalinize helps maintain alkalinity.
- Optimize promotes a healthy metabolism and effective body functions.
- Oxygenize helps provide supplemental oxygen to the body.
- Mineralize adds natural minerals needed by the body.
- Detox helps remove toxins and waste in the colon.
- Revitalize helps revitalize flora in the digestive tract.
The Ultimate Reset Program and Nutrition Guide which includes detailed step-by-step instructions for your 21-day – Ultimate Reset journey, and a complete three-phase Ultimate Reset meal plan.

>Extensive Support

- Online content including daily cleanse tips, recipes, and shopping lists
- Mobile-enabled Web site content
- Ultimate Reset Caddy to conveniently carry your supplements on the go
- Unparalleled support from your Team Beachbody® Coach and fellow Ultimate Reset participants.Participant Guidebook with all the information you need, plus a three-week eating plan with recipes, cooking tips, shopping lists, and more.

Two DVDs Disc 1 includes instructions for your Reset and inspirational Success Stories to help motivate you. Cooking Class! Disc 2 provides a video guide to preparing healthy Ultimate Reset recipes.

Reset Bracelet symbolizing your dedication to transforming and ultimately resetting your life—and reminding you to give thanks for all you have.

Reset Caddy to make sure you’ll never have to worry about forgetting your supplements.

Beachbody Ultimate Reset™ Complete Kit

Increase energy, lose weight, and lower your cholesterol in 21 days. In just 3 weeks, the Beachbody Ultimate Reset™ will help your body get rid of the toxins you’ve been taking in for decades. This gentle, no-starvation cleanse helps restore your body to its optimal “factory settings,” so you can feel, look, and be healthier than before.*
30-day Money-Back Guarantee: We’re so sure you’ll love this program, we’re giving you our 30-day money-back guarantee. If you’re not completely satisfied, simply call Customer Service to return the Beachbody Ultimate Reset within 30 days from purchase for a full refund of the purchase price (less s&h).


Overcome Weight-Loss Barriers

Written by Brandon. Posted in Exercise, Health & Fitness

It’s January 1st, and it is time to start your New Year’s resolution of exercising and eating healthy. You get a gym membership, or a work out program and you go at it. The first few days are hard, but you start seeing a difference in energy and the workouts are getting a little easier. It has been a few weeks, and you are seeing weight loss results on the scale, which get you excited! The next week comes and you don’t see any number changes, which is a little discouraging, but you keep at it. You work hard through-out the week, and see no results again. Now you are frustrated and discouraged and slowly start eating worse and your workouts go from day to day, to once or twice a week, to no workouts at all.

Does this sound familiar? It does to me! I know this scenario all to well. You see results from the hard work, then you hit a plateau. It is one of the top reasons why people give up. Why keep working hard to see no results? It is a valid question, but giving up is too easy.

Francis Bacon said, “Knowledge is Power.”
With a little bit of knowledge on WHY plateaus happen, and WHY you stop seeing results, you can create a plan and push past this barrier, and get to your healthiest YOU!

During the first weeks of weight loss, it is normal to see a big drop. Why? When you start your journey, the first thing that happens is you eat fewer calories (calories = energy) per day, which forces your body to get it’s stored energy from glycogen, which is a carbohydrate found in muscle. Glycogen holds onto water, so when it is burned for energy, it also releases water, resulting in big weight loss that’s mostly water. This process usually happens within the first weeks, which means the big numbers you see on the scale are partially due to water loss. That is one reason why you may stop seeing big numbers.

When your body breaks down muscle for energy, a plateau then happens because your metabolism slows as you lose muscle. (WebMd says metabolism is the process of breaking down proteins, carbohydrates, and fats to yield the energy your body needs to maintain itself. The rate of your metabolism depends on the interaction between the number of calories you consume, the number of calories you burn while eating and exercising, and the calories you burn based on your individual genetic makeup.) As your metabolism slows, you burn fewer calories than you use to.

  The WHY is important, but figuring out WHAT needs to happen to get past the barrier is key.

  To push past your barrier, you need to increase activity or decrease the calories you eat. That’s it. That can be decreasing your calories (as long as it is not below 1200) by 200-400 or increase your workout by 15-30 minutes. It may take some trial and error, but make sure to track the exercises and time and what you eat, so you can figure out what works and what doesn’t. A great tool for that is: MyFitness Pal. It is free, and great at tracking your daily exercise and food intake.

Shish Kabobs

Written by Brandon. Posted in Main Dishes, Nutrition, Recipes

One of my favorites is Shish Kabobs. It is very customizable to the diet you are on. It is also easy to create multiple meals for the week.

What you need:

(2) Chicken Breast
(2) Steak
(1) Marinade
(1) Pineapple
(1) Veggies (Onions, Potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, etc)

1. Marinate Chicken and Steak and let it sit refrigerated for 2 hours. (Low-Fat Italian dressing for the chicken and salt and pepper used for the steak)
2. If you are using wooden sticks, let those soak in water for around 1 hour.
3. Cut the chicken, steak, and veggies into small pieces. I used pineapple and onions, which give it a great flavor while cooking.
4. Put the meat and veggies on the stick. If you are strategic with it, you can put the onions and pineapple next to the meat to season it.

Grill them at a medium heat until the chicken is around 165 degrees.

Berry Shakeology Pancakes

Written by Brandon. Posted in Breakfast, Recipes

Egg Whites: 1 Cup
Dry Oatmeal: 1/2 Cup
Tropical Shakeology: 1/2 – 1 Scoop
Vanilla Protein (Optional)
Strawberries or Blueberries

Put the egg whites, oatmeal, Shakeology, Protein, and berry/berries into a food processor (I use a Magic Bullet) and blend. The consistency should be thick. Heat a pan to medium heat. Spray pan with non-stick spray. Pour the batter into the pan and make whatever size pancake you want. Cover the pan and wait a few minutes until the top of the pancake starts to get bubbles, then flip it over. *If the pan is too hot, you will burn the pancake. Once finished, you can put fresh berries on top.

Low Carb Omelet

Written by Brandon. Posted in Recipes

This is one of my favorite breakfast meals. I am on the go in the mornings, so I am always looking for a fast, easy, and healthy breakfast. It is great for low-carb diets!

1/2 Cup – Egg Whites
2-3 OZ – Chopped Chicken Breast
1 Cup – Spinach
Salt and Pepper

Put a pan on medium/high heat. Put the egg whites, chicken and spinach in the pan. Season it with salt and pepper. After a few minutes fold the omelet over.

Cover the pan for 2 to 3 minutes, and the omelet will be finished! You can also put hot sauce, tomatoes, or salsa on top to finish it off. Enjoy!

Calories: 92
Protein: 17g
Carbs: 2g
Fat: 1g


Written by Brandon. Posted in Exercise, Health & Fitness, Life

The much anticipated, Shakeology Tropical, has arrived! BeachBody pulled out all of the stops on this one! Here are just SOME of the benefits of the new Shakeology Tropical Strawberry:

- VEGAN FRIENDLY! – There are NO animal-based proteins
– Whole-Food formula for optimal nutrition
– Provides ALL 9 essential amino acids
- Supports healthy blood sugar levels



Written by Brandon. Posted in Exercise, Health & Fitness, Weight Loss

We live in a “Quick Fix” world. Time is precious, and we are always on the run. Sometimes working out doesn’t get prioritized as high as we want it to. We are looking for that quick fix to loose weight and be healthy. Unfortunately, there is no healthy way to loose weight quickly!..BUT there are few things I recommend for anyone looking to loose weight, and gain energy!

1. Drink Water Instead of Soda – Making that switch can not only gain you more energy, but you can loose weight from making the switch! Soda = Calories and a lot of sugar! I recommend at least 80 Ounces of water a day.

2. Count Your Calories – It is important to know what you are eating! Don’t let restaurants trick you with salads and special sandwiches. You need to know the nutritional facts before you eat it! I have found that some salads can be loaded with calories, fat, and sodium…some worse then a Big Mac and large fry at McDonalds! I recommend using

3. Shakeology – I don’t endorse something, unless I am a firm believer of it! I think the product needs to sell itself…and that is the case with Shakeology. It is a great meal replacement shake that is ALL NATURAL! You will loose weight, gain clarity, gain energy, etc. I have done my research, and this is the best of the best! It is a BeachBody product, and people have been raving about it. I have personally seen the changed lives from it.

4. Exercise – YOU DON’T NEED TO WORK OUT FOR HOURS TO GET RIPPED. P90X is only an hour a day, and the results of it are overwhelming! Most people watch TV or sit at their computer for 2-6 hours a day. If you really cant do even an hour a day, I recommend the 10 Minute Trainer. It is by Tony Horton, the maker of P90X, and I guarantee those 10 minutes will be worth it! IF you can’t work out, Nutrition is 80% of your weight loss, and Shakeology is the way to go!

It really doesn’t take a lot to loose weight. Just need to make the right choices and watch what you eat. I have lost over 30lbs in two months, and still working hard! If anyone has questions, please feel free to MESSAGE me. I would love to help you out with any of your weight loss goals!

Results aren’t given, they’re earned!

Written by Brandon. Posted in Exercise, Health & Fitness, Life

Some of you are reading the title of this post, and thinking, “Thanks for stating the obvious!” Even though that may be the case, I think a lot of people go through every day expecting results, and wanting them NOW! Living in this fast-pace world, we live a life demanding results, and wanting them to come to us with little or no work.

The same goes with fitness. We want to put in 30 minutes at the gym, but then we go home and eat a pizza and sit on the couch for the rest of the day. I am a PRIME example of that! Early this year, I started to work out with some friends. Once I was done, I would go home and eat a bunch of crap. I wasn’t seeing results and I was getting upset! I honestly didn’t want to blame my eating and drinking 4 large things of Dr. Pepper a day. I wanted to see the results, and wanted to see them NOW! After a few weeks of not really seeing results, I stopped working out and kept my lifestyle of horrible eating. I wasn’t committed to getting myself in shape.

A few months ago, I saw some pictures of myself, and couldn’t believe I let myself go that much. That was the igniter to the fuel! I decided I needed to make a LIFESTYLE change, not a “Workout for a few weeks and expect results” change. Over the last couple months, I have changed my eating habits and worked out continuously. I recently started to do Insanity Asylum with friends, and have seen awesome results! I look forward to finishing it, so I can do it again! This has been a learning process for me, and now I am excited to take what I have learned and coach others through their process!

Before Weight: 230′s || After Weight: 195