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436 lbs lost in 5 weeks. GET SOME

I am very proud of all of the FIRBELLZ Body Transformation Contest XXI participants. This is one of the hardest working groups I have worked with. We have 56 participants that have lost a total 436 lbs in 5 weeks participating in the FIREBELLZ Body Transformation Contest. Keep working hard. Keep crushing your goals.

Body Transformation Contest
Congratulations to ALL of the Body Transformation Contest participants on your progress. Everyone is working very hard and making progress each and every session.
FIREBELLZ Body Transformation Contest XXI
Biggest Losers: Week 5
Michelle Urish 14
Stacey Ignarski 14
Gabby Menezes 11
Stephanie Miera 11
Regina Baca 10.5
Jeremy Tulipane 29.4
Bob Haarhues 25
Charles Bustos 22
Paul Fairbanks 21
Anthony Rios 21
Chris Koteen 20.5

436 lbs TOTAL Lost in 5 weeks by ALL BTC XXI participants.


We are all very busy and could use more time. You can order prepared meals ahead of time or pick up healthy meals and snacks at Shut The Chef Up Grab and Go. You have to try the meals for yourself to appreciate how amazing they are. Don't fall short of your fitness goals by working hard in the gym but then not eating clean. Let me know if you have any questions.



5 Workout Secrets
If having a lean and sculpted body is your goal then I’ve got good news for you: follow these 5 Workout Secrets and your goal will quickly become a reality.

These secrets aren’t secret in the sense that you’ve never heard them before, because you likely have heard them. The secret is that by faithfully following each and every one of these 5 steps your progress will become automatic and your results will be guaranteed.

Workout Secret #1: Consistency is KEY

If you want a fit body then exercise MUST be a consistent part of your life. You can’t exercise hard this week and then take the next two weeks off and expect to see results. Results come from consistency.

Workout Secret #2: Set ATTAINABLE goals

Let’s be realistic here, you aren’t going to lose 20 pounds in a week. That’s not an attainable goal! Those who achieve the most amazing body transformations do so by reaching a series of progressive, attainable goals. If you would like help in determining what an appropriate, attainable goal would be for yourself then simply reach out to me, I’d be happy to help.

Workout Secret #3: Make it CONVENIENT

Are you straining to include your chosen exercise routine into your life? If your exercise time isn’t a seamless part of your daily life, if it causes too much of a strain and headache to accomplish, then you won’t stick with it. Find a time, a place and a modality of exercise that is as convenient to your real life as possible, so that you can be faithful to Workout Secret #1 by staying consistent.

Workout Secret #4: Find something you LOVE

Similar to Workout Secret #3, finding a modality of exercise that you LOVE is key to making this a permanent part of your life. You may never love swimming because you hate getting your ears wet, or you may never love biking because you’ve always struggled with balance. If you’re straining to get through a modality of exercise that you loathe, then you won’t stick with it. It’s best to move on to something different that you would enjoy more.

**Note for exercise-haters: If deep down you consider yourself an exercise hater, then DO NOT take this Workout Secret as a free pass to forego exercise altogether under the guise of not loving it. Part of becoming fit for life is learning to find a type of exercise that you can learn to love.

Workout Secret #5: Work with a PRO

This is my favorite Workout Secret because this is where I get to work with you! My passion and focus is in helping folks like yourself integrate fun, challenging, health-promoting exercise into your daily routine so that you reach your body and health transformation goals.

Don’t wait another minute! Call or email me today to get started on your personal body transformation.


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Asian Spinach Salad
Here’s the perfect fresh salad to serve as a compliment to your next healthy stir-fry dinner. The dressing is simple to mix together at home and is filled with delicious Asian flavors like sesame and chili garlic. Use fresh organic spinach, radish and cucumber for the best flavor and highest nutritional value.

Servings: 4

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Here’s what you need…

For the Salad Dressing
  • 3 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon coconut palm sugar or honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon chili garlic sauce
For the Salad
  • 4 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 1 bunch of radish, sliced
  1. Whisk the dressing ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Combine the spinach, cucumber and radish in a salad bowl. Toss with the dressing and season with salt and pepper. Enjoy!
Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 67 calories, 5g fat, 5g carbohydrate, 282mg sodium, 2g sugar, 2g fiber, and 2g protein.

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All members MUST start with the SPARK (Introduction Class). This class is used to teach the foundation movements and prepare everyone for the All Levels Classes. We also use this class as a time to assess compensation patterns or any movement dysfunction. SPARK classes are 90 minute classes Wednesday at 6:30pm and Saturday at 10am.