September 4, 2016

What I Do As a Coach

First and foremost, my purpose as a health and fitness Coach is to help other women create a healthy lifestyle centered around faith, with the ultimate goal of being fit from within.

In September 2015, I was the heaviest I have ever been, couldn't stick to a healthy eating and workout routine to save my life, and a very tired new mama to my precious baby boy. I was tired of being tired and knew I was on a slipper slope to quickly moving from out of shape to unhealthy.

One year ago this month, I began shedding those feelings, weight, and inches.
With support of other women in a Challenge Group focusing on similar goals, I realized that God cares about my preventative health; it is POSSIBLE to dig out of a hopeless hole; and I care for those around me better when I care for myself.

After being a Challenger for a few months, I decided to become a Coach. I felt it was a calling from God that I was supposed to share this experience with others! I just wasn't ready to step out of my comfort zone yet, and my infant son wasn't even sleeping through the night. Finally, I took a leap of faith and shared openly about leading Challenge Groups. Palms sweating and all, I posted on social media and prayed I was doing the right thing. Almost a dozen Challenge Groups later and having the opportunity to support over a 100 women invest in their health in less than a year, I am humbled and grateful for taking that leap!

Coaching allows me to share my gift of supporting and nurturing with others. I love being able to share how including faith in my health transformed me physically, and more importantly spiritually.

Each month, I take at least one group of women and work with them through a 30 day challenge group. I begin with helping my Challengers identify a workout program that aligns with their style and goals. During each challenge group, I teach everyone how to create a balanced meal plan. Positive accountability is a very effective way I encourage and motivate everyone to remain committed to their goals. I absolutely love helping each of my Challengers achieve what their individual success!

In addition to leading my own challenge groups, I am one of the coaches on Team Take Heart which is a part of the Dream Team, the most successful team within Team Beachbody. Something I love dearly about Team Take Heart is how we all come from different backgrounds but share a common goal of supporting others through health, fitness, and faith. Our team verse is "Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord." (Psalm 31:24)

We aren't a bunch of fitness instructors that work out all day long or have it all figured out. We are a group of women that strive for progress in our own health and have a passion for sharing that with others. I am blessed to serve with the coaches on our team!

Being a health and fitness coach is an amazing opportunity to share your gifts, passion, and support your own health journey.
If you are interested in learning more about what it's like being a coach, email me at or click HERE to complete my Coach Application.

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