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Be a featured “SuperMom” this September!

“SuperMOM month” is coming in Sept….look for more info coming soon! I want to celebrate the super hero women in TEAM BUFFMOTHER all of SEPTEMBER. Be sure to Submit your info so you can be a featured SuperMOM!!
Submit 3 items to be featured via a message or an email (buffmother@gmail.com):
#1. Your “SuperMOM” success story: include stats and emotion in a short paragraph
#2. How “BuffMother.com or Michelle Berger’s sites/products have helped your success
#3. Send pics before and after or just current.

Thanks!!

Well, I was able to get a shoe on so my toe would be a bit protected during my workout.

Bench 45×10, 95×10, 115×10

Bent over rows 75x10x3sets

handstand practice holds against wall 40sec, 40 sec, 17sec landed on toe so I stopped

pull ups 6, 4 + 2 negatives, 12 inverted

dips 6, 10, 8

bent over lateral raises (shoulders) 10’sx10, 15’sx10x2sets

bench dips 10 with plank finish

bicep curls 55×10, 65x10x2sets

 

20 mins on bike steady

 

Took a video of  my second set of dips…I think it was10!! A new recent PR>

SSS Winners!!

GUESS WHAT?? It’s time to announce the Winners of our last BuffMother.com contest!!!

….DRUM-ROLL…..

The panel of judges have concluded that our 2012 10 week SuperStar Success Contest winner is SUZI V. of Nebraska!!

Congrats Suzi!! I’m so excited for you!!
You did an amazing JOB in just 10 weeks!! Wow!!… your after pics are stunning and you leaned up a ton!!  I can’t wait to witness and help you along in your journey to your new goal of competing in a physique contest in 2013!!

To SEE Suzi’s Contest Entry CLICK HERE!

Suzi’s AMAZING  Prize Package for 1st place:
1st Place– a 3day/2 night day visit with Michelle Berger, BuffMother!! I will fly you to me and I’ll treat you like the SUPER STAR you are!!! PLUS “The Royal Treatment”~ you get all of my products FREE for an entire year~ Books, supplement, shirts,  6 week customized training and the Rally Room!

Our 2nd Place Winner is Brenda of NC~

Brenda proved that being over 50 is NO Excuse and in just 10 weeks she shed over pounds and proved she can still wear a bikini!  Congrats Brenda on your amazing success!!

To See Brenda’s Contest Entry CLICK HERE!

Brenda’s Prize package for 2nd Place– The Royal Treatment~ you get all of my products FREE for an entire year~ Books, supplement, shirts, 6 week customized training and a membership to the Rally Room!

The remaining top finishers are:

Lindsey K.of ND
Kathleen H. of CA
Teresa T.
Jenny B.
Katherine M. (her entry is in our private members only area www.therallyroom.com)

I’ll be featuring their entries on my blog as well over the next several days!! Congrats Ladies!!

Thanks to all of you who entered, we had many amazing entries!! Each one of you are a winner too….you’ll receive your prize of a FREE BuffMother! shirt within the next few weeks!!

Thanks again and CONGRATS!!

Love,

Michelle

Recommended Materials~ SSS contest: wk 00

Recommended Materials for the SSS contest~

  1. “Hormonal Timing” &”After Baby ABS” books- available in printed and eBook versions

  2. “SuperSTAR Success (SSS) JOURNAL”– downloadable

  3. Workout training plan: Beginner  12 week program with diet

  4. SUPPORT via www.Team BuffMother– free basic membership

Product links~

BEST VALUE~ http://buffmother.com/product/starter-download-bundle-3-ebooks-12-week-beginner-program/

*these plans are NOT CUSTOMIZED

 

FREE Downloads~

 

MORE FREE INFO AND HELP

 

Once you complete the 10 week SuperSTAR Success Program be sure to submit your results entry form you’ll get a FREE BUFFMOTHER! shirt

…PLUS~ You can be a BuffMother! Success Story Like these ladies and many others:

Success is inspiring~ Shine in 49: Day 40

I love Success Stories!! And we have a ton of GREAT ones here on Team BuffMother!! I am working hard towards updating and adding Success Stories to www.BuffMother.com and it’s been really fun!! I have a very rewarding “job”~ I’d love to feature each and everyone of you as a SUCCESS STORY!!! That’s the GOAL!

Some more success stories for you too~
http://buffmother.com/success-stories

I got in a good little leg workout today despite a kink in my neck- OUCH! I finally broke down and took some advil to help relieve the pain. I hope that tomorrow I’ll be back to normal. I’ve done well with this week’s challenge….I had 3+ greens yesterday: Lettuce, pickle and veggies in chick tortilla soup. And so far today I’ve had a Red pepper and SALSA & I plan on having a chicken salad for dinner.

let’s all strive to be inspiring SUCCESS STORIES!!!
Your friend,
Michelle

P.S.
I didn’t seem to have much to write today for some reason so I’ll share some of my recent “Q&A’s” with you~
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Title : Re: Herbal Remedies for Breasts
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Q:
Hi, I wanted to know your thoughts on herbal remedies for breast enhancement. I have had 3 babies who are now all in their teens. With age and significant weight loss recently I have found that my breasts have totally “lost their starch”. I have read that herbal remedies can promote hormones to enhance this problem. As a mother and woman into fitness, can you tell me if these are worth while? I really have no desire to have surgery for improvement and know that your theories through your website are hormonal based. I would be most grateful for any of your thoughts on this subject.

A:
Well,
Despite big promises, don’t believe the hype. Herbal supplements don’t work to regain breast tissue. I personally tried it, lol!
Great job on getting back in shape as a mother and know that a great body outweighs having boobs any day.
BTW- I’ve never regretted my breast augmentation or have known any woman who has regretted it:)

Take care!
-Michelle

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Title : Re: Creatine?
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Q:
Hi buffmother~
I just read your article on creatine for women, I think that it would be beneficial for me to start taking it. Would you mind giving me a recommendation on your favorite brand/type?
Thanks!

A:
I personally prefer creatine that is in a punch form…Like 6 star brand Creatine, BSN NO-EXPLODE or I’ve also taken the Body Fortress Creatine Punch from Wal-mart…it’s good.
The key is to take it consistently and LIFT HEAVY and often while on it 🙂
Go for it!
-Michelle

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Title : Re: tips for beginners..
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Q:
when and/or how often do you change your workouts? as far as lifting, that is…. also, any tips you may have for a beginner, i would love to hear! thanks!

A:
HI! thanks for your nice friend request and note!
I us my Hormonal Timing training program. the program consists of 2 – 2 week phases~ so every 2 weeks I change things up.
As for beginner tips, stay focused on creating consistency in your workout routine. I started with the goal of working out every other day. NO EXCUSES– once I got that habit down I upped my frequency. Also, remember the fact “Muscle Burns Fat” so strive to build and keep muscle on your body~ it is the key to you getting lean.
If you are interested in learning more, please check out my site www.BuffMother.com.
thanks! and BELIEVE you can reach your goals!!
-Michelle

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Title : Re: some insight
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Q:
hello I wanted to say hello and say that I think you look great. I am currently getting ready to start my goal to fitness. I have always read about it wanted to be that person with great abs and toned body but struggled to make it happen but I am now on a mission starting this week to make a difference in myself and I am looking for motivation and others who have been there and accomplished it and you look to have done that and you look great. My goal is to loose weight of course and with that gain muscle and get toned I like muscle and would love to someday see it on me. Can I asked what worked for you? I know all our bodies are different but some insight is always great. I am going to start a 3 month program of weights cardio and healthy eating I just know the first month is always the hardest for me to get past. Any input would be awesome and appreciated. Keep up the great work.

A:
HI! thanks for your nice friend request and note!
I us my Hormonal Timing training program. the program consists of 2 – 2 week phases~ so every 2 weeks I change things up.

As for beginner tips, stay focused on creating consistency in your workout routine. I started with the goal of working out every other day. NO EXCUSES– once I got that habit down I upped my frequency. Also, remember the fact “Muscle Burns Fat” so strive to build and keep muscle on your body~ it is the key to you getting lean.

If you are interested in learning more, please check out my site www.buffmother.com

thanks! and BELIEVE you can reach your goals!!
-Michelle

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Title : STRETCH MARKS, TWINS??
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Q:
I’ve seen your progress looks terrific- question= You had twins?? did u get stretch marks cause does not look like it- but if u did just wondering if they do go away if the more muscle you build or what? fill me in please—thanks

A:
Hi, No stretch marks here, PRAISE GOD!! But I can tell you my tummy was a mess after having my 4 kids and YES building up your abs and all your core muscles really, really is the key to regaining your tummy!
You can do it!!
-Michelle
p.s. I wrote a book “After Baby Abs” that may interest you~ you can get it on amazon.com or on my website www.buffmother.com
day 31

INTERVALS-
“BuffMotherobics!”- any mode you like (running, swimming, biking, elliptical, jumprope, rowing, etc…)
20 minutes of “Even Minute” INTERVALS
Min 1-3: Warm up
Min 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 hard/ “on” even minutes
Min 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15 easier/recovery minutes
Min 16-20 cool down

Then ABS- as a circuit twice through (2 sets of each) a) Roman Chair Knee UPS- 2×20
b) Ball Crunches- 2×15
c) Standing High Knees- 2×20 each leg
d) CATS- 2 x 3 reps of each position- holding both up (CAT) and down (DOG) for 5 seconds each
e) Vacuums- 2 sets of 5 10 second vacuums (10-20 sec rest between reps)

Sizzlin' In Six Success Story – Tamera C., Winner!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Starting Stats

 

weight 186.5

waist      38

hips        43

chest      43

R Bi        15

L Bi         15

R Thigh  25

L Thigh   24

 

Ending Stats

 

weight 164.8    21.7 lbs and -20 inches!!!!

waist     32    

hips       40.5   

chest     41.5

R Bi       12.5

L Bi        12.5

R Thigh   22

L Thigh    22

 

Sizzlin in 6 gave me the spark to start the fire in my behind to be healthy for myself and my family!  I dreaded weights but now feel confident with my pre planned workout guidelines.  I now believe in the power of intervals as well!  I loved the daily emails that kept reminding me that 6 weeks is short and I can have BIG success! 

Thank you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

"All Star" Teresa Williams of TX

“All Star” Teresa Williams of TX

Teresa is has has a huge impact on me over the past 5 years.  Her determination and vision have inspired me time and time again.  She BELIEVED she could be Buff~ and guess what happened?? She attained her goal!   Her hard work and determination to succeed is so fun to see…I am very blessed to have her in my life!  Each day I get to witness her learning more, loving life more, and sharing more of herself with others.  She is impacting lives on a daily basis!!  It is fun to see how success is contagious~ Teresa,  YOU my friend are an All-Star for SURE!! Love you! – Michelle

“HI!! I’m Teresa!!

I am BUFF!! I am  50!!
…and I’m not finished yet!!

I am married to the most wonderful man in the world. He has always supported everything I do.
He has given me the strength to become the best I can. I have the 3 best kids in the world. I am just proud of them.

I stumbled across the website of Buffmother.com.  I think my positive vibes connected me to the Buffmother website.  There appeared this beautiful, buff women who was also a Mom.  At that time I was  a 46 year old mother of 3 and I wanted what was right in front of me.  So, I began reading the Buffmother website and blogs everyday. I emailed  and she Michelle set up a workout program for me.
I couldn’t have achieved my success this far without the “Buffmother” website, the Rally Room”, my cool Buffmother tank!!”

PLEASE follow here blog  http://buffat50.blogspot.com

More about Teresa http://www.buffmother.com/teresa-of-tx.html

Download her Success Story PDF here~ Teresa Williams All Star!!

Success is Inspiring!


I love Success Stories!! And we have a ton of GREAT ones here on Team BuffMother!! I am working hard towards updating and adding Success Stories to www.BuffMother.com and it’s been really fun!! I have a very rewarding “job”~ I’d love to feature each and everyone of you as a SUCCESS STORY!!! That’s the GOAL!

I got in a good little leg workout today despite a kink in my neck- OUCH! I finally broke down and took some advil to help relieve the pain. I hope that tomorrow I’ll be back to normal. I’ve done well with this week’s challenge….I had 3+ greens yesterday: Lettuce, pickle and veggies in chick tortilla soup. And so far today I’ve had a Red pepper and SALSA & I plan on having a chicken salad for dinner.

let’s all strive to be inspiring SUCCESS STORIES!!!
Your friend,
Michelle

P.S.
I didn’t seem to have much to write today for some reason so I’ll share some of my recent “Q&A’s” with you~
================================================================================
Title : Re: Herbal Remedies for Breasts
——————————————————————————–
Q:
Hi, I wanted to know your thoughts on herbal remedies for breast enhancement. I have had 3 babies who are now all in their teens. With age and significant weight loss recently I have found that my breasts have totally “lost their starch”. I have read that herbal remedies can promote hormones to enhance this problem. As a mother and woman into fitness, can you tell me if these are worth while? I really have no desire to have surgery for improvement and know that your theories through your website are hormonal based. I would be most grateful for any of your thoughts on this subject.

A:
Well,
Despite big promises, don’t believe the hype. Herbal supplements don’t work to regain breast tissue. I personally tried it, lol!
Great job on getting back in shape as a mother and know that a great body outweighs having boobs any day.
BTW- I’ve never regretted my breast augmentation or have known any woman who has regretted it:)

Take care!
-Michelle

================================================================================
Title : Re: Creatine?
——————————————————————————–
Q:
Hi buffmother~
I just read your article on creatine for women, I think that it would be beneficial for me to start taking it. Would you mind giving me a recommendation on your favorite brand/type?
Thanks!

A:
I personally prefer creatine that is in a punch form…Like BSN NO-EXPLODE or XYIENCE’s NOXCG-3 or EAS’s.I’ve also taken the Body Fortress Creatine Punch from Wal-mart…it’s good.
The key is to take it consistently and LIFT HEAVY and often while on it 🙂
Go for it!
-Michelle

================================================================================
Title : Re: tips for beginners..
——————————————————————————–
Q:
when and/or how often do you change your workouts? as far as lifting, that is…. also, any tips you may have for a beginner, i would love to hear! thanks!

A:
HI! thanks for your nice friend request and note!
I us my Hormonal Timing training program. the program consists of 2 – 2 week phases~ so every 2 weeks I change things up.
As for beginner tips, stay focused on creating consistency in your workout routine. I started with the goal of working out every other day. NO EXCUSES– once I got that habit down I upped my frequency. Also, remember the fact “Muscle Burns Fat” so strive to build and keep muscle on your body~ it is the key to you getting lean.
If you are interested in learning more, please check out my site www.BuffMother.com.
thanks! and BELIEVE you can reach your goals!!
-Michelle

================================================================================

Title : Re: some insight
——————————————————————————–
Q:
hello I wanted to say hello and say that I think you look great. I am currently getting ready to start my goal to fitness. I have always read about it wanted to be that person with great abs and toned body but struggled to make it happen but I am now on a mission starting this week to make a difference in myself and I am looking for motivation and others who have been there and accomplished it and you look to have done that and you look great. My goal is to loose weight of course and with that gain muscle and get toned I like muscle and would love to someday see it on me. Can I asked what worked for you? I know all our bodies are different but some insight is always great. I am going to start a 3 month program of weights cardio and healthy eating I just know the first month is always the hardest for me to get past. Any input would be awesome and appreciated. Keep up the great work.

A:
HI! thanks for your nice friend request and note!
I us my Hormonal Timing training program. the program consists of 2 – 2 week phases~ so every 2 weeks I change things up.

As for beginner tips, stay focused on creating consistency in your workout routine. I started with the goal of working out every other day. NO EXCUSES– once I got that habit down I upped my frequency. Also, remember the fact “Muscle Burns Fat” so strive to build and keep muscle on your body~ it is the key to you getting lean.

If you are interested in learning more, please check out my site www.buffmother.com

thanks! and BELIEVE you can reach your goals!!
-Michelle

================================================================================
Title : STRECH MARKS, TWINS??
——————————————————————————–
Q:
I’ve seen your progress looks terrific- question= You had twins?? did u get stretch marks cause does not look like it- but if u did just wondering if they do go away if the more muscle you build or what? fill me in please—thanks

A:
Hi, No stretch marks here, PRAISE GOD!! But I can tell you my tummy was a mess after having my 4 kids and YES building up your abs and all your core muscles really, really is the key to regaining your tummy!
You can do it!!
-Michelle
p.s. I wrote a book “After Baby Abs” that may interest you~ you can get it on amazon.com or on my website www.buffmother.com

New Pictures!! on BuffMother.com

Checkout my New Pictures in the Gallery and the rest of BuffMother.com is updated too!

The updates actually took place at the end of February. I like to make sure everything is working good before promoting it 🙂

Please if you get a chance, swing by BuffMother.com and look at the new layout of the site. We improved the easy of navigation, added some items (including Lisa’s Success Story– more of those to come soon!) AND added many NEWER PICS!

BuffMother Bracelets and a New Success Story!!


One of my GREAT Leaders of BuffMother, Mrs. Ali Swanson has a side business of making braceltes:
http://www.swansonkids.com/bracelets.htm

Ali and I have teamed up and are now offering BuffMother Bracelets for sale!! Ali, was so sweet to make and give me one for Christmas…she is so sweet!!
I wear it all the time. It reminds me of all of you and my commitment to be Buff, not only for my self, for my family and in order to inspire others Mothers take care of their health.
I love my BuffMother! Bracelet!! Take a look:
http://michelleberger.com/bracelets.htm

And in other news….Jenn is now a featured Success Story on BuffMother.com. Please read her inpiring fitness journey
http://michelleberger.com/shellie.htm

Have a super weekend!!
Get Buff,
xoxoxo~
Michell