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It is so important for my kids to see my husband and I TAKING CARE OF OURSELVES! The way that I eat, work out, etc… all impacts my children. Plus, working out raises endorphins and that makes you feel better, happier, more joy-filled!
I want to teach them the skills to have a healthy, long life! I do not want to teach them to “diet”… I want to teach them to make healthy choices that will help them live a healthy life every day.
So- who wants to do a 6 week fitness challenge with me and busy moms bootcamp (& have a free 7 day membership to Busy Moms Bootcamp!) ? Sign ups for the challenge end on Feb. 14th and the challenge begins on Feb 17th.
SERIOUSLY! I am going to do this and I am going to update you every week!
I want to hear your updates, too!!
Let me tell you my goals & why I want to do this:
1- I used to work out heavily – I blame it on lack of time now, but I really just don’t do much more than about 20 min. at night, if that. (ps- here are 7 exercises to do while you are sitting at work)
2- I used to eat only healthy foods (confession time: since having our four kids, I have been able to eat whatever I want, whenever I want and still lose weight. Lucky me, I know, but I did this for 8 years! I am finally at the point where I am not pregnant or breastfeeding, so I am starting to gain a few pounds. Only about 5 lbs. so far, but when you are 4’11, five pounds shows on you pretty quickly and it will quickly turn into ten pounds if I don’t start watching!)
3- I want to be able to run far again! haha. I used to run several miles a day & now I am winded after half a mile!
4- I just want to be healthy, overall, and this is a good way to do it.
5- Teaching my children that every choice that you make can be one to better yourself and keep you as healthy as God wants you to be – to live a long, happy, healthy life.
SO- I normally do Fit2B (& love them) but this week, some friends have asked me to team up with them at Busy Moms Bootcamp and we are going to do a 6 week challenge and everyone is invited to join us! (You can get a free week to try it out here and then if you decide to join within those 7 days, you can save 30% off of the subscription fee with the code YOURMODERNFAMILY)
What you will do to join in on the challenge: Sign up here at Busy Moms Bootcamp (use code yourmodernfamily to get a 30% discount if you join for a month or more (sign up during your free week to get the savings)!.
- You will get an e-mail giving you the info for the private FB group
- You will be asked for your goals & meal ideas (your meals & workouts are based off of your goals)
- You will get an e-mail giving you certain tests to do (fit tests to see where you are starting and how far you will go in 6 weeks!)
- You will have unlimited support!!
- Go here to sign up: Busy Moms Bootcamp (code yourmodernfamily)
What happens next:
- Get free workouts with subscription (new videos daily that you do from home (with kids!)- made specifically for you from what you make your goals when you sign up)
- Get a meal plan that is specific to you (they make it up for you every day. You can either get meal & recipes with a shopping list, or you can get a points system, like weight watchers. I do the points one, but thats because I use emeals for my meal plans already).
- Gain access to the the private online Facebook support group
Remember to enter the code to get a discount: yourmodernfamily (takes 30% off)
This 6 week challenge will have a winner! They are picking a winner (you have to sign up by Feb. 14th, but the challenge starts on the 17th)- the person that offers the most encouragement, updates, etc… on the Facebook group gets higher chances to becoming the winner (the people at Busy Moms Bootcamp have agreed to pick a winner themselves).
Here is a screenshot of the meals (points) that I can have daily.
And then I refer to the chart that they provide to tell me what I can eat for each point. (so a whole wheat bagel is one point. Sorry that you can’t see the whole thing- it was too big, so I just took a screenshot of part of it).
Every day, I also get a workout. Here is a small portion of last Thursday’s workout
(EACH PICTURE LINKS TO A VIDEO in case you need tips on how to do the workouts WHEN I LOG INTO MY BUSY MOMS BOOTCAMP ACCOUNT):
Ok- I think that by now you get the idea. It has everything that you need to reach your goals: meal plans, workout, support groups.
If you are ready- sign up for your free 7 days here (code: yourmodernfamily)
So dive right in & I’ll meet you in the FB private group! 🙂 Let me know if you are going to do the 6 week challenge with me! I’m excited to start!!