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2014, P7, Week 3 Recap

Happy 4th of July to you!  I hope you’re feeling great and enjoying your holiday weekend.  I’m grateful to live in America and I’m grateful to get to coach wonderful people like you.  This weeks recap includes a ton of shout outs and 3 awesome challenge workouts.  The 1st two are...
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2014, P6, Week 3 Recap

It feels great to be writing again, but I’m heading to the Portugal vs. Mexico game tonight, so I’ll keep this brief. This week’s agenda: Cardio Minutes Weekly Themes Empower Week Plan Empower Week Schedule Challenge Workouts Quarter 3 Phase 7 Quarterly Testing How to Peak at...
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2013, P3, Week 3 Recap

Happy empowerment week to you!  I hope you’ve gotten your 1st challenge workout in and you’re ready for next one.  Today I completed CW#4 which was tough.  Man those 25 rep goblet lateral lunges make me so winded.  Does that happen to you too during the goblet lateral lunges?...
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2013, P3, Week 2 Recap

Today I shot CW #1. It was tough. The CW won and it was not pretty (Nasrin get your popcorn). However, even though it made my words mumble while coaching the 9am class and my appearance, sweaty & gross, if you want to become your best self and get in your best shape, do...
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2013, P3, Week 1 Recap

Great Monday to you! I hope your Monday is off to a great start and your excited for your 2nd week of training.  We’ve got great workouts planned for you this week (see Phase 3 Workouts) and this weekend is the Nutrition Discussion & Grocery Shopping Tour.  I know it’s been a...
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2013, P1, Week 2 Recap

Great Friday to you! I hope you’re feeling as awesome as I am b/c earlier today I beat Challenge Workout #1 in 14min and change.  That’s Carol Vaghar, Nasrin Sadeghi and all of you other smack talkers out there.  I’m 1 for 1 in the new year.  😉 Week 2 was great.  People are...
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2012, P12, Week 3 Recap

Happy Tuesday to you! I hope your empowerment week is off to a great start and your feeling real good about what you’re going to accomplish this week.  V and I have our Christmas tree so the holiday good karma is brewing at the Alves Compound East. Speaking of good karma.  Here’s...
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2012, P11, Week 2 Recap

Greetings and beautiful Sunday to you! Wow what a Saturday those of you in the Boston area had.  That sure was some beautiful weather.  V and I are hosting my favorite mother-in-law Pat for a couple of days and my parents came up to visit so we took them all on the Harbor Walk...
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2012, P9, Week 1 Recap

Good afternoon Change Maker! I hope your weekend has been awesome and that you’re having a great start to your Sunday. I’ve had a great bachelor weekend so far with V out of town.  I Howled at the Moon on Friday, went to a BBQ at my cousins yesterday and so far today took a...
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I still have belly fat. Should I continue to lose weight or focus more on planks?

Here’s an email from one of our new 2012 members who recently hit her body weight goal and had a question for me....
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