Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Results are in.... the Dr.'s letter arrived today!

The Results are in.... the Dr.'s letter arrived today!


WOW! I honestly don't know where to start.  I am in tears writing this.  I have tried so very hard over the years to lower my triglycerides & cholesterol.  I have lowered my overall cholesterol level from 244 to 182!  I have had SEVERE anxiety over my health due to my escalated cholesterol levels.  All kinds of questions would race through my mind every day!   How long has my cholesterol been this elevated? Am I predisposed to heart disease because of this?  What have I done to my body?

  I felt like a ticking time bomb!  
That is no way to live life!

Over a year ago I tried to cut out processed snack bars and foods.  I was taking red yeast rice and fish oil supplements.  I did NOT want to get on medication.  As you can see my cholesterol went down but it was still not within a healthy range.  This seriously was my last ditch effort to take control of my health.  I told myself if eating clean, working out 5-6 times a week and being healthy does not lower my triglycerides & cholesterol then I will have to take medication.  I give my Dr. a lot of credit for letting me work through this and try different things.  I want to get my blood work done again in 6 months and get those numbers even better!  I CAN and WILL do this!

This past March of 2014 I took control of my physical and mental health.  I started seeing a therapist for my anxiety and started working out doing Focus T-25 5 days a week.  In the last month I started another workout program called PiYo.  I started drinking Shakeology for my breakfast.  I can hands down say between clean eating, Shakeology and my workouts my life and anxiety levels have changed dramatically. For those of you who don't know about Shakeology I know these studies are real!  

Here is a quick video:


I urge you today to PLEASE get a routine blood screening done (if you have not already).  Take charge of your health both physically and mentally.  BE THE BEST YOU CAN BE EVERY DAY!  If you read my about me you already know I lost my Father when I was 8.  In reality life really is too short!  Make a change today, step up and take charge of your health!  Even if you do not have family health problems it is ALWAYS a good idea to have a basic blood panel done as a base line.  That is how I found out several years ago that I had high triglycerides and elevated cholesterol.  If I would have never done that I would have thought my diet and physical health was fine and who know what could have happened in a few years.

I am living proof that my daily exercise routine has been worth every blood sweat and tear that I have put into it.  That my Shakeology for breakfast has helped me eat clean and curb my cravings for junk food!  My weekly meal planning has created a fool proof meal for me every day! 

I am so thankful that God has allowed me to be brave enough to jump into coaching. I am very thankful for my fantastic husband who has supported me with my health and fitness journey! I get teary eyed from time to time knowing that I am moving mountains for clients and for myself.  

Take charge of your health today by joining in on a health and fitness challenge group with me! For more detailsl contact me on Facebook or by email at meynon117@gmail.com.




Monday, July 28, 2014

Lose 10-15 lbs with Jo Dee Messina!

Want to lose 10-15 lbs with Jo Dee Messina?




This is a once in a lifetime opportunity!! 
I love all music, especially country music, so I'm SO excited about this!!

Jo Dee Messina is teaming up with us and will to be joining our next 21-Day Fix Beachbody challenge 
group and I get to choose 5 lucky people to do it with us!!   Are you ready for a challenge?


If you LOVE country music + want to lose 10-15 pounds in 21 days + are 
WILLING to GO ALL IN please email me at meynon117@gmail.com

We start this coming Monday, August 4th!! 

*Must not be currently working with a coach*


Saturday, July 26, 2014

CALLING ALL MEN WHO WANT TO GAIN 20LBS OF MUSCLE IN 90 DAYS

BODY BEAST CHALLENGE



I'm looking for 10 MEN who want to pack on 20 pounds of muscle in 90 days! 
Carving your physique like no other home training system—ever.

Not sure what Body Beast is? Check THIS OUT! 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itJh1o4xgsw

Body Beast is one of the first all-encompassing resistance, nutrition,and supplement systems on the market. Created by world-renowned trainer Sagi Kalev, this cutting-edge program fuses advanced muscle-defining and fat-shedding routines with a highly targeted eating plan to help burn fat, carve lean muscle, and completely transform the body in 12 weeks.

Who should get in on the Body Beast challenge group?
Men and women who want to get back in shape, are familiar with weight training, are interested in the fantastic benefits of weight training, want to lose their gut without doing crazy cardio, or like the idea of building a physique they can be proud of.

OR 
Do you think Body Beast isn't for you? Or maybe you would like something of a different speed? Then let's chat! Let's find YOU something PERFECT for YOUR goals!

RSVP. I am only accepting 10 men challengers for my August 4th challenge group! Message me to get started!  Message me for more details - meynon117@gmail.com

***This is not for coaches or those working with a coach already.***

Friday, July 25, 2014

Calling all Challengers

ARE YOU UP FOR A CHALLENGE?



I have finished the 3-Day Refresh!  I am thrilled with my results!  I will be kicking off a challenge group August 18th.  Message me for more details!  There is only 5 spots available! I would love for you to join me!

IF YOU WANT TO JOIN ME PLEASE SEND ME A MESSAGE MEYNON117@GMAIL.COM


Thursday, July 24, 2014

My 3-Day Refresh Results

My 3-Day Refresh Results




I AM SO HAPPY!!  
For two reasons... one I lost 3.8lbs and 2" in 3 days!  
My second reason is I can have my coffee again.  Giving up coffee for 3 days was the hardest part for me. I could have green tea so that helped me get through the morning.  

I had an INSANE 2 days with Jack, my 16 month old son.  So if I can get through a 3 day cleanse with Jack who was not napping or sleeping well at night... trust me ANYONE can do this!!   

Here is proof he was crazy - ha! 

The food options were wonderful.  For snacks I had carrots with hummus or a tomato with avocado.  My favorite dinner option was the coconut steamed veggies.  Mr. Jack LOVED them too!  So it was a WIN WIN for us! I never felt deprived.  By the second day I really felt a difference in cravings.  I noticed I didn't feel like I HAD to have sugar.  


I had never done a cleanse before but have always been interested in trying one.  I wanted to jump start my weight loss before my big upcoming cruise in a week!  So I figured I would give it a try.

 I am thrilled with my results.  I expected around 2lbs because I was already eating very healthy.  I had already cut out most carbs, sugars and fats.  So with a 3.8lb weight loss I was jumping for joy!


Here is what your 3 days would look like:






What is the 3-Day Refresh?

There are many signs you might need to do a cleanse.  You might want to jump start your weight loss and re-set your body to eat a healthier more clean diet.  You might be getting headaches, feel sluggish, body aches which are all signs you are ready for a cleanse!

A cleanse is designed to rid your body of toxins that build up over time. I know that I’m not perfect in my diet so I know I will be doing this cleanse every so many months. This cleanse is designed to help you lose between 3-5 lbs in 3 days, and most people who are doing this lost 4-8 lbs! In three days? That’s crazy talk!  You will also lose at least 1-2" on your waist… and who doesn’t want that!
In just three  days, Beachbody’s 3-Day Refresh is designed to clean your body quickly while keeping you full!  Unlike other “cleanses” you may have tried, 3-Day Refresh was created to make your body full, and give you amazing energy so that you can easily go about your day, and even get your workouts in! I’ll admit it, I find cleanses hard because they tell me not to work out.  And I’ve worked really hard to make workout part of my daily routine so I was so pumped that you can actually still work out while cleansing your body!
With three day refresh, you can expect to see a flatter stomach, reduce your cravings for carbs, sugars, chocolates, and I promise you your clothes will fit better.  If you are heading on vacation or have an event like a wedding or a beach date you will definitely want to do this before you go!

What does the 3-Day Refresh include?

Shakeology Shakes for Breakfast (3 packets)

Shakeology will be your daily source of dense nutrition. Packed with supergreens and superfruits, Shakeology will make you feel amazing right when you wake up! Many of your bodies vital organs have been deprived of key vitamins, amino acids, pro and pre biotics for years. You will be amazed with the energy you get from fueling your body with Shakeology.  By drinking this every morning it will restore your body quickly to it’s natural state.  Shakeology is available in 6 flavors and in vegan.

Vanilla Fresh Shakes for Lunch and Dinner (6 Packets)

The Vanilla Fresh Protein shake included in the three day refresh contains 20 grams of plant based protein. But it also has 22 essential vitamins, minerals, and more. These shakes will curb your appetite further and ensure you get all the muscle building protein you need, which is key so that your body does not think it’s starving.

Daily Fiber Sweep (3 Packets)

Over the years a lot of junk gets deposited in our bodies, especially in our colon and while this is not a specific colon cleanse, it will help you get rid of the junk in your trunk.  The 3 Day Refresh Fiber Sweep uses a combination of whole ground flax, chia, and psyllium seed husks to gently clean your stomach, restoring it to it’s natural state.

3-Day Refresh Results

I’m SOOO excited I lost 3.8lbs and 2"! Most people have lost between 3-5lbs! You can get a challenge pack for the 3-Day refresh.  In the challenge pack you would receive the 3-Day Refresh, a 30-day supply of Shakeology and a challenge group to motivate you and keep you accountable.  The 30-day supply of Shakeology will help you stay focused and to continue losing weight.  


How Can I get the 3 Day Refresh?

Are you READY to transform your body?  If you want me to help coach you through this refresh and even jump start your weight loss even more please contact me at meynon117@gmail.com.  I would love to help you!  

OR you can get them NOW:

                            

    3-Day Refresh Pack               3-Day Refresh Challenge Pack













Monday, July 21, 2014

What is becoming a Beachbody Coach all about?

What is becoming a Beachbody Coach all about?



Are you a stay at home Mom and feel like you need something to keep your mind busy?  I know I did!  Going from working full time to being a stay at home Mom was hard for me.  I LOVE every minute with Jack but I missed the mental stimulation.  

Not going to work every day was actually causing me anxiety! Believe it or not!  Becoming a Beachbody coach has been the best thing for me.  I make my own hours and can show up to work in my PJ's or work out clothes.  

Or are you just tired of your job and looking for a change?  Is your health and fitness something you care about?  Do you have a passion for helping others?  If you are working would you love to be at home with your children?  

One of our amazing coaches Val Bozzo is hosting a FREE 5 day What is Coaching group.  If you you are the slightest bit interested let me know.  If you have a few questions on becoming a coach let me know.  You can join in on the event and ask away!

This event is kicking off this Wednesday July 23rd!  

If you have answered YES to any of the questions above you should join in the event.  Please feel free to message me, comment here or share!  Hope you will join us!  Hope you will join me in this journey! This team is like family!

Thursday, July 17, 2014

3-Day Refresh


3-Day Refresh

So excited! My 3-Day refresh came today!!! I can admit it. I have been eating healthy but I do have my moments! I would like to do the 3-Day refresh to kick-start even better eating habits. The before and after picture is a fellow coach of mine Billie Jo Eckhart Cole! She rocked it big time.

I have a cruise coming up August 1st and want to drop a few lbs fast. So I’m going to do the 3-Day refresh to kick-start better eating habits to lose this bloat. Who wants to join me? Message me for more details! I am SUPER excited to do this!!








To get additional information on 3-Day Refresh please contact me!  Before you purchase anything I want to make sure this is the right program for you!  

Contact me via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melanie.eynon.5
Contact me via email:  meynon117@gmail.com



SAY "NO" TO ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS!

SAY "NO" TO ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS!  




For years I have always tried to eat healthy and cut calories.  I consumed a lot of these artificial sweeteners when I was doing Weight Watchers.  I would try to cut calories and still eat the sugary tasting foods that I enjoyed.  Little did I know that by consuming these sweeteners they were making my sweet tooth even worse!  I stopped doing Weight Watchers because I really wanted to focus on clean and healthy eating.  Not just counting calories and trying to eat fat free and low calorie foods.  

Cutting artificial sweeteners out of my life has been by FAR the BIGGEST struggle in my lifestyle change.  I was addicted.  I still think my body is detoxing from them. Dr. Oz says to limit to several packets a day but I say eliminate them all!  If you have to use them due to diabetes then limit them.  If you do not need to take them cut them out of your diet.  Eat healthy and clean!  

If I ABSOLUTELY need something sweetened I now use stevia.  
Stevia Rebaudiana is an herb in the Chyrsanthemum family which 
grows wild as a small shrub in parts of Paraguay and Brazil.  





Take control today and get these toxins out of your body!  
Check your food labels before you buy anything.  
You will be SHOCKED and how many items you will find these toxins in.  


Wednesday, July 16, 2014

What is your favorite workout song?

What is your favorite workout song?



There is nothing like a fast beat for me to hit the pavement and go running!  One of my favorites is "I want to break free" by Queen.  I also love a lot of pop and club music!  I use my ipod and set up my 5k running mix.  I need some new suggestions though so please tell me your favorite songs and why! 

Here is a link to my favorite running song "I want to break free" 

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

I love my job


Thankful for all that I have 



Whew what a morning! our Verizon box got struck by lightening last night so we didn't have any tv, internet or phone. I know tragic right? Sad but true! It is amazing how life changing those 3 items are... oh and cell phones too!


I feel so blessed to have started a journey helping others with being healthy and staying fit.  I really stumbled upon this opportunity.  I started Focus T25 in a challenge group and loved the support and motivation I was getting form the team.  I thought I would love to stay in this environment!


For me staying motivated is one of the hardest things.  Some days when my son is tired and cranky I just want to throw in the towel.  This is my job now... so I have to be a good example and be held accountable.  So it keeps me pushing myself harder each and every day!  

I am very thankful to be able to work from home.  My husband travels a lot for work and I have my hands pretty full at times.  I cannot imagine trying to juggle a baby this morning, a Verizon tech, workout and a job I have to drive too! Thanks to my fabulous Mom and Mother in Law for allowing me to catch a break.

I always knew I wanted to be a stay at home mom (if I could financially).  Being at home is not the easiest job!  There are days I really need a break.  Being in baby land was really turning my brain to MUSH!  Coaching has allowed me to get my mind off those things and focus on work.  Which in return has drastically reduced my anxiety. Which i am so thankful for!  God is good! 

So to all you stay at home Mommies what do you do to keep your mind fresh?  Suggestions and ideas are welcome!  How do you not go completely insane at home?


ARE YOU READY?
To eventually leave behind the 9-5
To get yourself into excellent shape
To help end the trend of obesity
To become a part of team
To stop living paycheck to paycheck
To be held accountable and stay motivated
To live YOUR DREAM

Want to learn more?  Please view my become a coach page. You can also fill out a coach application form.  Maybe today is YOUR DAY to take charge and MAKE A CHANGE and start LIVING YOUR DREAM!


Monday, July 14, 2014

One of my favorite meals!

Portabella Caprese Pizza


I will be honest with you.  I cannot take full credit for these tasty little things.  I originally discovered them at Wegmans in the prepared food section.  They had fresh pre made portabella pizza's.  I thought oooh I will try that.  Knowing the hubby wouldn't be into them I decided to make them for Jack and I when he was traveling for work.  Well little did I know we hit a HOME run with them.  Jack was inhaling each bite!  He couldn't eat them fast enough.  There a quick meal to throw together for lunch or dinner.  These are one of my favorite meals.  It is easy to make, makes great leftovers and THEY ARE DELISH!  Enjoy!


Thursday, July 3, 2014

Throwback Thursday - Back to March 2013


The picture on the left was taken when I was 38 weeks pregnant with lots of swelling thanks to preeclampsia. After my c-section I had around 35-40lbs of water on me. It was incredible really. People were worried about my health and how swollen I was but it was just part of having Mr. Jack!  All that water took a heavy toll on my body. Jack was born in March of 2013 and I had joint pain from all my swelling up until December 2013. I am not making excuses for still having the baby weight… but a 10lb 5oz babies can do some crazy damage to your body. I am 5’7” so thankfully I had some height in my favor but it was not enough! Haha. I will say I am very thankful I was induced at 38 weeks due to preeclampsia. Jack was showing no signs of wanting to enter the real world so my guess is he would have stayed until 42 weeks and been induced anyway. Can you imagine how large he would have been then? 11 or 12lbs? Yikes!

So a year went by… Jack turned 1 and I realized this is enough. I am tired of trying to find time to workout and trying to eat healthy. So several months ago I took a big step and started a big fitness journey. A good friend of mine told me about Focus T25 and how you can do a 25 minute workout at home. I thought… WOW I can do that! I decided I WILL NOT miss a workout. I WILL NOT give up, I WILL push play 5 days a week!

I made it to 8.5 weeks of Focus T25 without missing a workout. I had days I felt exhausted but I pushed play regardless. I was committed! Then it happened… I fell off the wagon… and it was a HARD fall. As most of you know my husband Greg travels a lot for work. He was away on business and Jack was a mess. Who knows why? I always blame it on the teeth (haha). It also could have been because he was getting sick. I was heartbroken I had pushed so hard through 8.5 weeks and now could not get myself to push play if my life depended on it! Promised myself I would workout the following day. Well the following day involved a plan ride to visit Greg up in Boston. To make a long story short… the plane ride was TERRIBLE. Jack was a mess and so was I. We were both sleep deprived and I felt like I was a failure. I had everything packed to workout and stay committed too! I had my computer, dvd’s, stretch bands, sneakers and workout clothes. The entire 6 days we were away I was so tired with a sick baby I couldn’t even think of touching any of it. Jack slept terrible in the strange hotels and he ended up getting a bad cold that turned into croup/stridor. That then turned into 2 dr visits and 1 ER visit. He is finally better Thank God! I swear it took me another week to fully recover from that.

I was so scared and upset that I fell off the wagon. As we all know it’s very hard to find time away from our busy schedules to workout and keep ourselves healthy. I felt like a complete failure and thought I wouldn’t get back on the wagon. But I did! I am BACK ON AND LOVING IT! I spoke to my challenge group and got so much support. It happens. We are humans. IT IS OKAY!!! Don’t forget being HEALTHY and FIT isn't a fad or a trend IT’S A LIFESTYLE. I am in my last week of my workouts and I am getting excited to post some transformation pictures. STAY TUNED!

I am not physically where I want to be yet but I am headed in the right direction. My heart and soul is into getting physically fit and eating better. After having a baby it is amazing the new outlooks you have in life. I want to be a good role model for Jack with my physical activity and my eating habits