SSS contest~~ WEEK #6 Mini-Challenge “try on your bikini DAILY”~
The reasoning behind this challenge is to get you looking at yourself and motivated to take action towards making your bikini look even better on you!!
I know for me trying on bikinis can be fun or painful! Know that you can create a better body…taking action daily and doing the little things will add up!!! BELIEVE you can wear your bikini with confidence and you will soon be strut your stuff on the beach !!!! Know that you can create a better body…taking action daily and doing the little things will add up!!!
BELIEVE you can be confident in your bikini by next summer!!!!
A fun option on this challenge is to take a daily picture of you in your bikini…I’ve done this before and it was very fun!
Get after it and be relentless, we are closing in on the finishing weeks of the SSS contest and I plan on kicking it in!!
Meal POA- be strict, but smart. I need to remember to eat a good pre-workout meal so I can have a killer leg workout! Speaking of MEALs I have a super fun announcement about the *coming soon* www.BuffMotherMeals.com!
Sexy Actions- I will get dolled up for bringing my son to the Dr. and I will help him get his confidence on by giving him a hair cut, lol! I will also try to do my SEXY WORKOUT today. The goal is to lift legs + do a butt sandwich
Gotta go, get ready for our Chat! Join us!
Don’t forget to SEXY-IFY your life and workouts this week!!
The Key to your Motivation is to Encourage others!
HEW!! I’ve had a weird week…It’s been very busy, very good and bad all at the same time, lol!! The GREAT part of my week has been the SUPER Start of the Six to Sexy contest!! I’m so excited for us to have stellar results!! The MOJO is definitely there and we are going to continue to have a blast as we move along this FALL!!
The not so great part of my week…I got horrible chigger bites last weekend while i was in the woods, it took until Thursday to finally be feeling more normal. Then, add to that a nasty bruise cut on the back of my heel from moving a chair on Tues, I was limping all over on Wednesday. All those issues are better now– it’s going to be a great day and weekend ahead!
My Mojo towards being SEXY is rising! I had a much better day yesterday (a rest day)…feeling good about life right now!
6 to Sexy ~ Day 5: Freindly is SEXY
Next week we’ll really be able to start digging into the essence of what we need to do to feel and BE SEXY! I can’t wait to see how my sexy mojo increases as I apply strategies to enhance my confidence and beauty! I LOVE THIS CONTEST!!
Also…I need a couple more Volunteers to write FEATURED posts about sexy topics. If you’d like to help out, please comment on this post-
Today’s about my GARAGE make over~
I am working towards clearing it out to move all my gym equipment into it. I have to give away a bunch of stuff and also put a bunch of stuff in the attic or other sheds. I also have an area that never got painted to finish. Once I get at least half of it empty I can buy flooring and have my HOME GYM assembled. It’s a nice piece of equipment that would really ADD to my workouts!
Other things on my TO DO List:
complete my starting stats (pics and thoughts already done)
bring Gunner to a b-day party
trip to post office
workout- upper body lift (a mish-mosh of NON-SORE bodyparts) and run
My Mojo towards being SEXY is rising! I had a much better day yesterday…feeling good about life right now!
Next week we’ll really be able to start digging into the essence of what we need to do to feel and BE SEXY! I can’t wait to see how my sexy mojo increase as I apply strategies to enhance my confidence and beauty! I LOVE THIS CONTEST!!
Yesterday my workout was a baby one again, just playing it safe! Working out on ANTIBIOTICS can be very dangerous! They rob your body of all the good bacteria specifically the natural “lube” that’s within your joints. Ligament and Tendon damage can occur if you push too hard while you are on antibiotics. Once I became aware of this, I started to really listen my body and alter my workouts during “medicated” times.
The workout went like this:
Light Lat pulls- 4 sets Light seated rows- 4 sets Stretching and some abs between sets Lower back hyper extensions- 3 sets A short treadmill run– Intervals for 10 mins– first 2: 1 min on, 1 min off~~ Next 4: 1 min on, 30 sec off
My shoulder/neck was really sore from the massage I had Thursday but It was a million times better than it had been on Mon-Wed!! Thank you Jesus!
Today, I have “mommy duty” running the kids to an fro to Church events and a birthday party. It’s supposed to cloud up and rain this afternoon…so not sure what’s in store for the rest of my day besides doing a light leg workout. I have just 2 more days on my antibiotic…Monday I’ll be back to normal workouts for the most part, YAY!!
Xmas Day #3 : your first day off!! I know you deserve it and will be extra good today on your DIET so that you keep your momentum toward your goals. There are only 25 days left until Christmas EVE!! A little sacrifice and effort now will reward you with confidence, pride and a “Hot Holiday Body”!! Champions are made when everyone else is on vacation!!!
As we go along through our 4 week contest there are 16 days of workouts and 12 days off…On our OFF days I’ll be giving you more information and inspiration that will help you towards SUCCESS.
Today and tomorrow I’ll be posting AB EXERCISE pictures so that you don’t run get bored with your ab exercises and you can whittle your waist effectively!! http://flic.kr/s/aHsjCUaFkQ
Is is possible to be happy if you are continually questioning your value? CONFIDENCE in who you are id key to having JOY! I know who I am! I am a daughter of my Lord God and joint heir with JESUS!
“The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him, that we may also be glorified together.” (Romans 8:16-17)
If that’s not enough information to give me confidence and JOY I don’t know what is?
Know who you are!
You are born for greatness, born to do amazing powerful wonderful thing in order to show the world LOVE!
That’s my goal and that’s my JOY!
Today’s BuffMother “FIT tip”-POSTURE!!! Look slimmer, feel taller, convey confidence
with good posture. Practice walking with
head parallel to the ceiling, chest lifted, shoulder back, abs in, and
…SMILE! PLUS don’t forget to keep perfect
posture when you are working out- no slouching on the treadmill, elliptical or
when lifting allowed!!
Posture shows confidence and is so inviting and attractive! Let your JOY shine through your posture!
I plan to work a bunch on my posture this week…and some posing. I’m prepping for an upcoming photo-shoot. I will be working a promo on July 10th in Springfield MO. My “A game” is needed! Not sure when I’ll do the photo-shoot…but soon! Each year I try to do one close to my birthday. It’s a good way to celebrate each additional year of buffness!!
ON tap for me today is:
Training programs for Clients
Planning Summer VACATION time for kids and I 🙂
Have a KICK A$$ workout at 3pm- Full body HEAVY!!
DIET hard!- – I am planning on being perfect with it- time to lean up this body! I wanna be shredded for JUNE 14th!
Something really amazing I want to share is that I ran a several HARD sprints on Saturday after a 10 min run. BTW- these sprints are only 100m long- hydrant to hydrant on the street in front of my house. the AMAZING part is how insanely sore I got in my core- my ABS and inner-costial muscles/tissues are SORE!
Amazing how I didn’t even know those muscles existed until yesterday, lol! SPRINTS work!!! But a word of caution: EASE Into doing them!! Start with just a couple and work up from there!
Let’s “work it” this week!! Stand tall and confident in your identity!! You are INCREDIBLE!!
Today our 23rd day of contest and I’m hitting it harder than ever!! Hope you are on fire too!
I was reading part of a book by the preacher T.D. Jakes this morning. It was the first time I’ve ever read anything of his. He seems to be a good writer…He wrote about that we should all “BRAND” ourselves. Similar to how Oprah has branded herself. When we hear the name Oprah~ we know what kind of quality she stands for and we expect that something with her name on it should be a certain way. Each of us should be able to name at least 3 things that are the qualities of our personal BRAND. For instance this would be and example mine:
“Hi, I am Michelle Berger….my mission is to help women by giving them hope to persue their dream body, life and legacy! My method is to lead by example in my own life, showing love to others and giving encouragement to women who God brings into my life.”
Another example of a brand is how NARNIA branded their movies with a beautiful LION~ As depicted in this picture.
Have you ever thought about what your brand is? or what you want your brand to BE?
Yesterday we (hubby and I) lifted CHEST~
here’s how that went:
6 min r-bike
one set push ups (15reps)
135×6 (help with 2)
145×4 (help with 2)
155×4 (help with 4)
135×5 (help with 3)
Cable flys (one arm at a time)
3 sets to fail
2 sets of 15
I cooked a chicken for dinner~ it was good and will have some of that meat for eats today!
I’m CERTAIN that people are watching you, What are you advertising?
I want to advertise glorious shining confidence!!
I am a competitor, I don’t enter into a contest without the determination to actually win it! In order to win, we must begin with the end in mind– that’s part of why I encouraged you to journal earlier this week and why I am sharing the final entry form with you today:
I challenge you take the next 7 weeks and work your hardest so that you can attain a body that SHINES with confidence!!
Contest Prizes*: 1st Place– an 8 week MIRACLE 8 Customized online training program with Michelle Berger, BuffMother (worth $2000)!! PLUS “The Royal Treatment”~ you get all of my products FREE for an entire year~ Books, supplement, shirts, video coaching and the Rally Room!
2nd Place– The Royal Treatment~ you get all of my products except customized online training for FREE for an entire year~ Books, supplement, shirts, video coaching and the Rally Room!
FINALISTS= anyone who submits a complete final entry- you will get a FREE “BuffMother!” shirt
A panel of 5 judges (leaders in Team BuffMother) will pick their top 3 picks for the WINNER based on participation, results, attitude and the “light” shining within. Each judges picks will be put on a piece of paper (15 little pieces of paper) will be placed in a hat and the winner drawn from there.
Suggested Optional Participation:
Be an active member of the Rally Room (the judges of the contest are Rally Room leaders, so the more “visible” to them you are the better chance you have at winning)
Consider joining our TEAM BuffMother Facebook group:
Blog your progress and encourage others in the contest (a great place to do this is in the Rally Room )
Weekly post your POA (plan of attack) for the next week
Weekly do your best to participate in the “weekly MINI challenge”
Each and every one of you CAN WIN this Contest~ Please participate and let’s enjoy the synergy of TEAM BuffMother! working together towards being continually FOCUSED on being our BEST!!!!
Shine in 49 ENTRY FORM– Once the 49 day contest is complete….please submit this word document along with your stats and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is the information the judges will receive and will judge you upon~ so do your best- SHINE!!! Here’s a awesome video that give you an insight into what the judges are looking for in a WINNER:
P.S. WE HAVE A CONFERENCE CALL @ NOON CENTRAL TIME TOMORROW–
CAN YOU PLEASE COMMENT WITH TOPIC IDEAS/?’s that you’d like me to address.
I got it an good workout this morning- back and Bi’s and a run with my friend Nicole. And I’ve been working towards packing and getting final preps ready for the trip. I am a little disappointed that I didn’t make my goal of 122 for my trip, but I am at 125, which is a good healthy happy weight for me! I’ll be able to wear my beach clothes and bikini with confidence 🙂
The plan is to completely unplug during the trip- I’m not even brining my computer! AHHHHH!!!
See ya next week- I’ll be back the 26th!! Be good while I am gone!!!
p.s. If you need anything, my Helper, miss Darcie (crystabel) will be manning the Rally Room and also be available via email at email@example.com
I was introduced to BuffMother by my friend and fellow chiropractor, Lisa Staudt. At that point in my fitness “career”, I had been doing Jazzercise 5-6 days a week for 6 years. I was frustrated due to the fact that I was working out hard, yet getting nowhere. I felt like I was losing muscle and shape and gaining weight. Talking with Lisa about BuffMother just made sense. I wasn’t sure if I wanted to give up Jazzercise, but my true love had always been lifting weights. I liked the idea of being able to do whatever exercise program you wanted. I was also intrigued by the thought of my hormones directing how I worked out. I think everything in our body is connected in some way, shape or form. I am thrilled with my weight loss, inches lost/gained, the way I look and how my clothes fit. But I’m more excited to know that I am STRONG! It has given me the confidence that I had lost over the years. It’s very intimidating to step into a gym after 18+ years. Having the knowledge and “plan” from “Hormonal Timing” helped me ease back in.