“I Finally Weigh Less than What It Says on My Driver’s License!”

“I Finally Weigh Less than What It Says on My Driver’s License!”

Results vary depending on starting point and effort. Julie is an independent Beachbody Coach.

Meet Julie P.! She participated in The Beachbody Challenge and won the $500 Daily Prize for November 26th!

Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
Before Beachbody, I was tired and depressed. I had basically given up on looking or feeling good. I had been on a “diet” since elementary school and had taken every pill and done every fad diet ever known. I would lose and gain, yo-yoing throughout my life. I have a history of diabetes and heart disease on both sides of my family and that fear was always on my mind. I thought I was destined to go through the same things as my family, end up on medication, and probably die due to my health.

What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
I saw my Coach, Ashley’s, transformation. At first I was jealous, but then she posted on Facebook about a Shakeology cleanse group she was running. Reluctantly, I said, “Fine.” That was all it took! I lost almost 7 pounds in 3 days, and I loved the energy I had from Shakeology.2 She started me on a meal plan, and I lost 5 more pounds! I decided that if Shakeology and clean eating could get me those results, just think of what I could accomplish if I exercised, too. She told me about a program that was to be released soon, P90X3. It was only 30 minutes a day. With 2 little boys 15 months apart, my time was limited. But just 30 minutes? I really had no excuses for that. I started it and loved it! I’ve never felt better!

What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody® help you overcome that challenge?
Through my life of yo-yo dieting, I hit some pretty low times. I ruined my metabolism by purging my meals for a while. When I would gain weight, I would start that again. I hardly ever ate. I was shocked that I wouldn’t eat all day and maybe snack while I was cooking dinner. Somehow I had gained all of this weight! My body was holding on to every little bite I ate. I had to re-train my metabolism to burn the food I was putting in my body. I was worried at first that eating every 3 hours would make me gain weight. I never ate that much! But, to my surprise, the pounds kept falling off. I’m so grateful for my Coach, Beachbody, and Shakeology for giving me the tools to live a healthy life.

Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
I am so proud to have lost nearly 40 pounds. I finally weigh less than what it says on my driver’s license! I went from a size 16 to a size 8! An XXL to a medium!

How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
I have so much more energy and confidence. The best part is I’ve influenced my family to make healthy changes. My husband is now drinking Shakeology and doing P90X3 and Brazil Butt Lift. We are setting a good, healthy example for our boys. My mom and dad approached me about it and are just starting their journey with the 21 Day Fix and Shakeology!

You can change your life, too. Take the Beachbody Challenge, for the ultimate motivation to get fit! Select any Beachbody program and once you complete it, share your results for your chance to win cash and prizes.

2These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.