“I’m Finally a Role Model Suitable for My Children”

“I’m Finally a Role Model Suitable for My Children”

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

Meet Suzy L.! She participated in The Beachbody Challenge and won the $500 Daily Prize for September 23rd!

Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
I was miserable and ashamed of myself. I only wore pj pants and sweats because all my clothes didn’t fit and were uncomfortable. Going up a small flight of stairs had me winded. I was lazy, depressed, and just sat watching everyone else live their lives. I was bitter. Working out didn’t seem like it was for me, and I never found it fun. Life changed significantly for me after I got Shakeology and my first of 5 Beachbody fitness programs!

What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
I had two young children. I couldn’t keep up with my daughter, and my husband was the only playmate she had. I felt terrible about myself as a role model, a mother, a wife, and a human being. I met my Beachbody Coach through Facebook, and she noticed my posts about running on the treadmill every day and HATING it. She talked to me about finding something “fun”, and I laughed at her. Working out was a chore, not a pastime! Somehow, she talked me into a 30 day Shakeology and Turbo Jam challenge. In my first month, I dropped 13 pounds and 12.5 inches off my body. Needless to say, I was hooked. I moved onto TurboFire, and I was having FUN! I got Turbo Kick certified. The once fat, lazy, bitter me is now a fitness instructor in a martial arts studio helping others be the best version of themselves.

What is the greatest challenge you faced before beginning the program? How did the program and Beachbody® help you overcome that challenge?
Motivation was hard. I cried the first couple times I did Turbo Jam because the moves seemed so foreign. Whenever I wasn’t getting the results I wanted fast enough, I would fall off the wagon with either my fitness or my diet, but I’d quickly realize that I love the person I am when I stay on track and I’m ashamed of the lazy side of me that wants to hit the Taco Bell drive-thru daily.

Describe the results you achieved with your Beachbody program. Which achievements are you proud of?
I lost a total of 70 pounds, more if you count how big I was during my pregnancies. I went from a size 16 to a size 3 at one point and currently, a 5 because I’m putting on muscle with Body Beast right now. I’m athletic and muscular. My cardio is better than when I was a teen. I’m finally a role model suitable for my children.

How has your life changed since completing your Beachbody program?
I went from fat, lazy, depressed, and bitter to happy, fit, energetic, and loving towards everyone. I live to inspire, teach, mentor, and encourage others. Teaching cardio is a blast. Doing workouts at home that challenge me have built my character up in ways no other thing possibly could. It’s been a complete life changer. I say it all the time, Beachbody saved my life!

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.