Meet Cara! I met Cara a few months ago in a fitness focused Facebook Group. She expressed unhappiness with her body and wanted to do something to change it. After chatting for bit about her goals, we decided that the 21 Day Fix was a great fit for her. She has finished two rounds so far and her results have been amazing! Cara is self-motivated and she’s always wanting to learn more. She works hard every single day to follow the eating plan and get her workout in. Her hard work is paying off and I am so excited to continue to follow her fitness journey! She has become a friend to me and our daily chats help me as much as they help her. In her own words, Cara shares her experiences with the 21 Day Fix so far:
What Beachbody challenge did you begin your journey with?
I started with the 21 Day Fix Challenge Pack.
What do you like most about the program?
What I like most about the program is that the videos are only 30 minutes and it is easy to make time for them. They are also very easy to follow along with. The nutrition aspect is easy to follow as well. I just keep it simple and eat a lot of the same things I know I enjoy. Some people try to make recipes and then have a hard time figuring out which color container to use and how many containers used.
What do you like most about Shakeology?
The thing I like most about Shakeology is that it tastes delicious. If you blend it with ice, it makes a large portion and since I am obsessed with chocolate, it really curbs my cravings later. I drink it for breakfast with ice, peanut butter and banana.
What other Beachbody programs have you done or what program do you plan to do next?
I have not done any other Beachbody programs yet. I am loving 21 Day Fix so much. I am planning to do PiYo next.
What results have you seen so far?
I just completed 2 rounds on the 21 Day Fix. At the end of the first round, I had lost 3 pounds and 5-1/4 inches. At the end of the second, I had lost 4 more pounds and an additional 9-1/2 inches!!! I am now on round 3 and hoping to lose even more. I totally love this program!!!!
How has Beachbody changed your life so far?
Beachbody has changed my life in a big way. As long as I can remember, I have hated my body and the way I look. This program, along with my coach Erica Tehonica, has drastically changed they way I see myself. I have learned that the number on a scale, though it does sometimes bother me when I don’t see it go down very much, is just a number. It is not a reflection of the way I look. By eating according to the plan, I know that I am eating the right things for my body and not putting junk into it and more importantly, that I am eating the right portion sizes. The workouts, even though they are only 30 minutes, are strenuous enough so that I feel I actually accomplished something. When I used to work out at the gym, I would never feel like I was building on anything. I was just there for an hour and not getting anything done! It only takes a week or less on these workouts to see and feel a difference. It is amazing to me how much my view of myself changed in just a few days time.
I’m so proud of you, Cara! Thanks for sharing your experience with us.