A few months back we ran our first ever-online  fat loss program.  And boy did the results blow our flip-flops off.  (I would have said socks but you guys are smart and know there isn’t much sock wearing here at the beach)

Nick and I knew all along we had a killer program that worked but we didn’t know just how well it worked until we got the results.  And today we want to share with you one of the impressive transformation stories from the program.

Meet Luz

LUZ

 

Luz is an entrepreneur who helps business leaders implement strategies to increase employee performance and engagement.  In other words, she’s looking to make the work environment a happy, more productive, and better place for all – you can find her at http://happilyworking.com/.

Luz was also one of the 30 participants in our international online 60 Day Fat Loss Program.  (We had people from 5 different countries – Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Canada, Switzerland and USA…can you tell we’re proud;)).

The program focuses on getting you results in a sustainable and efficient manner.  This is accomplished by adhering to some proven fat loss strategies for maximizing both your nutrition and exercise efforts and also focusing on simple behavioral modifications that can be maintained. What that means is – Results you can sustain.

Listened to what Luz told us after just 20 days on the Fat Loss Program

“First of all, thank you to the stars and back for helping me feel great again. My pants did not fit anymore and I was starting to feel crappy.  Now, my genuine smile is back! Your program is super habit forming. It helped me realize that as with anything else, I need a well-executed strategy”.

She went on to say:

“Your program is practical and easy to apply to every day life. This is the first program I have been able to stick with!  Counting weight watcher points did not work past the first meal. South beach had me in a mental fog”.

Life Before the Program

Before joining the program, Luz was trying to make healthy choices and keep up her workouts but found that life could easily get in the way. Social events and business dinners were especially challenging.

This is something I think we can all relate to.  It can be tough when you are eating out to find the healthy alternative on the menu and when you’re socializing skipping that second cocktail can feel impossible.

But Listen to what Luz said about just that:

“An obstacle for me has always been business meetings or networking events when I am building rapport with potential clients, etc.  In those situations I can find it difficult to make the healthiest choice. I don’t want to make a fuss, or be perceived as picky, so it is easiest to just go with the flow”.

“But after using the fat loss strategies I now limit the number of business meetings per week and plan for them accordingly (using a cheat meal). Now I also have a trigger and your systems to manage my meals so I stay within goal”.

Based on what you heard above you may not be surprised by her outstanding results.

Check them out!

LUZ BEFORE AFTER CHANGE
WEIGHT (Lbs) 150 138 -12
 
WAIST (Inches) 40 31 -9
CHEST 40 37 -3
ARM 12 11 -1
THIGH 21 19 -2
TOTAL Inches 113 98 -15

Luz Before and After smallThese results speak for themselves.  A total of 15 inches lost all over her body and a 12 pound weight reduction.  But what I think is worth noting above all else is the 9 inch reduction from her waist.

Why is waist circumference such an important metric for health? 

An increased waist circumference puts you at a greater risk for many cardio metabolic abnormalities.  It has also been linked to an increased risk for type 2 diabetes. Read study here

Abdominal fat (also known as visceral fat) is different than other fat on your body. This is because it lies deep underneath your skin around your organs. As visceral fat accumulates it starts to release inflammatory markers that disrupt normal metabolic activity and can lead to increased blood sugar and other cardiovascular abnormalities.

However, studies have linked the reduction of abdominal fat to decreased risk of developing diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and stroke. Read study here

Sustainable results that will transform lives

This is something we really get excited about over here.  Not only has Luz shrunk her dress size, increased her energy levels, and found new self-confidence, but she has reduced her risk for developing chronic disease in the future.  That is something to definitely have a dance party about.

And when we recently caught up with Luz to check in with her she told us she has continued on with her success even 4 months after completion of the program. The change in mindset towards nutrition and fitness has been the key to Luz’s sustainable results!

Now I know we have been telling you about how amazing the Fat Loss Program is, but I don’t want to take away anything from Luz and the work she put into her transformation. Without her dedication, effort, and time she would not have achieved these results.

We gave her the program, but SHE made the changes happen.

Congratulations Luz!

If you or anyone you know could benefit from results like these, please share this inspiring story.

I hope Luz’s story empowers you to go out and put in the effort to whatever it is you want in your life.

And if you’re ready to jumpstart your goals for 2016, we will be launching this UPDATED program again on January 11, 2016. It will be a 30-day comprehensive program that includes an exercise & nutrition plan to maximize fat loss  but also gives you the tools to practice healthy habits even after the 30 days are over. On top of all that. there will be a closed facebook group for private coaching. If you want in, make sure to get your name on the list for first access and exclusive discounts not available to the public. Sign up here.

Look forward to seeing you soon,

Julie xo

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