It’s Giveaway Time Again!

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Woooo, I love giving things away! I challenged my followers on Facebook to help my page reach 300 likes and they did it! Love, love, love them! And now, because of all their support, I am giving BACK!

It’s almost summer. Well, unless you live where I live and it will be summer on Thursday (90 degrees, WHAT?!!). And with summer comes shorter shorts and bathing suits. And really, there’s not a lot worse than short shorts and bathing suits that look like this:

Poor Miley, still the BUTT of our jokes.

Poor Miley, still the BUTT of our jokes.

Yep, that is NOT how I want to look this summer! So I want to start working my booty NOW before I even step foot on the beach! And you know what – you can do it with me! I am giving away a free Brazil Butt Lift program to one lucky follower! Want to win it? Here’s how:

Step 1: Like my facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/kaufycup
Step 2: Sign up for a FREE account with me as your coach – http://bit.ly/CoachKauf (current coaches are NOT eligible)
Step 3: Comment on the giveaway post on my facebook page and tell me ONE fitness or weight loss goal you have for this year. You can find that post here – http://bit.ly/BBLgiveaway

That’s it! If you want an EXTRA entry in the hat, share that post publicly (so I can see it) and then comment to let me know you shared it. The contest will end Wednesday, April 9 at midnight EST and a winner will be announced on Thursday, April 10.

But that’s not all…you will actually be winning MORE than just the Brazil Butt Lift program! You’ll also get a 4-pack of Shakeology and 3 packets of Results and Recovery. If you’ve never tried R&R, you’re going to looove how much it helps with delayed onset muscle soreness — especially after you do a million squats and lunges to tighten that booty!! You’ll also be able to join my private challenge group on Facebook to get the BEST results possible with me as your coach!

Oh yeah, get those Latin "ass-ets"!

Oh yeah, get those Latin “ass-ets”!

Ok, so if you’re like me, you’re probably looking at that picture and thinking, “Duh, I’ll never look like that. I’m not a model. She gets paid to have a rear like that. Or she was just born with it.” Well…yeah maybe. But REAL people can get those same results! Check out this transformation that Kati Heifner had. She’s a REAL person. A fellow Beachbody coach and Bombshell. She absolutely rocked this program – and her back view proves it!

Six weeks for a butt like that? I'll take it!

Six weeks for a butt like that? I’ll take it!

So what are you waiting for? Get your BOOTY on over to my facebook page and enter to win! Or if you don’t want to wait that long, the Brazil Butt Lift challenge pack is on special just for the month of April. It is reduced to $140 – that’s just $10 more than buying Shakeology alone! And with results like that up there ^^^, how can you pass that up? ūüėČ

Brazil Butt Lift challenge pack – http://bit.ly/BBL-CPkaufycup

Brazil Butt Lift program (without Shakeology) – http://bit.ly/BBL-kaufycup

I’m Still Here!

Wow, it has been over a month since my last blog! Oops. I promise I haven’t disappeared! I’ve just been so incredibly busy that I haven’t been able to even focus on writing. I’ve wanted to blog…but I guess you could say I had writer’s block. I dunno.

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Anyway, I’m here now! And I have LOTS of ideas to write about, so I plan to get back into it! A little about what’s been going on with me…

  • I’ve been studying CONSTANTLY for my personal training certification through National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). There is so much information to learn about the body and the science of fitness, and it takes a lot of time and energy to remember it all! I will be spending 75% of my time this week studying and re-studying. Is that a word? I might have just made that one up.
  • I also recently became a certified instructor for PiYo Strength, which is super cool! If you haven’t heard of PiYo Strength classes, you may want to check out this video and then see if any classes are offered in your area! I am fine-tuning my skills and ability to teach this class live, and will be offering it in my city within the next month. I’m pumped about that, which is great because I have people patiently waiting for the class to open!

Here’s my pretty little certificate showing that I passed the course. ūüôā

PiYo Strength Certificate photo

  • I also started getting my feet wet with leading fitness classes at my new favorite gym. My instructor has been very helpful and has let me assist her with calling out reps and demonstrating the moves during our workouts. It has pushed me to work myself even harder, and I’m loving the opportunity to learn all I can from her! Hopefully I can help her offer more classes in the future, when I’m not so busy with teaching.

Which leads me to another thing…teaching. I’m both happy and sad to say that this may be the last year I teach special education. I’ve enjoyed teaching for 11 years now, but with my husband’s career and our kids getting into more activities as they get older, we think it may be best for me to put teaching aside – at least for a while. So this next year, I will not be returning as a special ed teacher. No more full days in the classroom. Instead, I will be doing a little part-time work at my kids’ school, and the rest of my time will be spent coaching and training. I love fitness so much, why not make it my job?!! ūüôā This will also give me a lot more time with my family, without coming home from work exhausted and grumpy. That’s never fun.

What is fun is that I will be able to have time helping more of YOU reach your fitness and nutrition goals! I can’t wait to get my personal training certification and start teaching classes regularly. In the meantime, feel free to message me here or on Facebook if you have questions about anything!

Want to join in on my newest 21 Day Clean Eating challenge? No purchases or Shakeology required. ūüėČ Send me a note, and you’ll be added to our closed group on Facebook! Have a happy Sunday!

Not THAT kind of clean eating!

Not THAT kind of clean eating!

Exclusive P90X3 Test Group!!

Happy Friday! I hope everyone is staying warm today. We have a snow day here (yay no school!), so it has been a morning full of snuggles…and yes, I’m still in my pajamas! I’m not feeling at all bad about it though; my muscles are sore from yesterday’s workout, and besides, we all deserve a “snow day” with our exercise routines once in a while, right?

But I am here to talk to you about something that I am extremely excited about. It’s HUGE.

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P90X3 is being released on TUESDAY, December 10th!! That’s in 4 days! It’s like Christmas is coming early for me this year! Only I’m not going to start working out with this program right away, as much as I’d like to. I’m going to wait until my EXCLUSIVE test group starts up on January 6th. Why? I’ll tell you.

The latest Beachbody program, Focus T25, came out in July. I was still very much in the beginning of my transformation, and had a lot of work to do with my body. I got that program because workouts were only 25 minutes. And for me, that is completely doable. I couldn’t pass it up, especially when I was about to start back teaching full time. I started a T25 test group with a small number of women (and one husband), and we stuck together for the entire program. We drank our Shakeology, followed the nutrition plan that was included, and did our workouts. No excuses. In just 10 weeks, I had amazing results. I actually didn’t even really lose weight, but my body CHANGED.

Slide2You can read more about that program here. But because of my results that I got with T25, I am CRAZY excited to start P90X3! Again, you probably ask why. Why this program? Because the workouts are ONLY 30 MINUTES. That’s nothing. There’s a quick warmup, and then you work your body like mad for the remainder of the time. Then you’re done and on with your day. Boom. And honestly, I love love love weights/strength training. Strength training is what makes your metabolism skyrocket, which burns the heck out of your fat and gets you lean and toned. Not bulky, unless you’re a guy.

P90X3 FAQs with bephoenixfit.wordpress.comWant something FREE when you order P90X3 through me, your coach?

We all love FREE – right? Well, if you order P90X3 through me, as your coach, anytime from Dec. 10 – Dec. 31, 2012, you will receive an exclusive P90X3 baseball cap. These can’t be purchased in stores so make sure you purchase X3 through your coach! You’ll also get a set of P90X3 stickers! Haha I love stickers. Might be the teacher in me.

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So, when can I actually purchase P90X3?

December 10, 2013. Four days from TODAY! When you purchase there are two options:

Option #1¬†– Purchase a P90X3 Challenge Pack. The price of the P90X3 challenge pack is discounted from Dec. 10-31. Instead of being $205, it’s starting out at $180! In the Challenge Pack you get the 90 day workout program, the nutrition guide, the program manual, workout schedule, a month supply of Shakeology, a free 30 day trial of the club membership, and free shipping for the month of December. If you add up all the savings with the Challenge Pack, it’s a savings of over $125! See those people in the picture above? They did the entire P90X3 program AND drank Shakeology. Like their results?

Option #2 РPurchase the P90X3 program alone. The cost is $119.00 and you will pay another $15 or so in shipping.

With either option, you will need weights and/or bands and a pull-up bar. I plan to use a resistance band and wrap it around my stair rail. I’m crafty like that. (Not really crafty, I took that idea from a friend lol.)

If you would like to be notified when you can officially purchase P90X3, please go to¬†my site¬†(in the top right hand corner of this page) and create a¬†FREE¬†account. You will receive an email from me the minute that the program is released! And if you really want it, you aren’t going to want to wait. It’s going to sell out FAST!

So, here’s the most exciting news! I have decided to run an¬†EXCLUSIVE P90X3 TEST GROUP!¬†This is not your normal challenge group. Everyone in this group will be working out to P90X3. We will be working our tails off so that we can get amazing results to be used like the pictures below! It’s only gonna take 90 days.
As your coach, I will add you to our closed Facebook P90X3 Test Group. There, we will go through the nutrition guide and workouts together. We will check in DAILY and post our progress. Yes, you will have to take before pictures. I know those are hard to take. But I promise the after pics will be 100% worth it!
Our group is going to start on December 30, 2013 with our workouts starting on January 6, 2014. We will finish the program on April 6, 2014. That is exactly 90 days after we start! You will be beach ready before the bathing suits are in stores!

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Here are the FAQ’s of P90X3:

When is P90X3 available for purchase?
 P90X3 will be available to order by end of day 12/10.

Where is P90X3 available for purchase?
 Find it in the TBB Store and take advantage of free shipping until 12/31. The tool kit will also be available by end of day 12/10.

When should I order it to guarantee I get it by Christmas?
 Order by 12/15 11:59 PM to guarantee delivery by 12/25.

What special offer is associated with the release of P90X3?
 All orders of P90X3, purchased on TeamBeachbody.com, through a Coach or through a Challenge Pack, from 12/10/13 through 12/31/13 will include a free P90X3 hat. There are no hats for P90X or P90X2 orders at this time.

Is there an App available?
The P90X App will be available for Android on 12/10 and the Android version will include the ability to track P90X3 workouts. The functionality to track your P90X3 workouts will be available soon for the iPhone App.

Is there a vegan meal plan option available for P90X3?
 There will be vegan options included in the new P90X3 Nutrition Guide that will be available on December 10, 2013.

For tips and ideas on how to modify the P90X3 meal plan to be more vegan friendly, we encourage customers to post the topic on the Team Beachbody message boards (http://www.teambeachbody.com/connect/message-boards/-/message_boards/category/19535469). We have dietary experts that monitor the posts and provide some great ideas and direction.

How long does it take to complete P90X3?
 P90X3 is a 90 day program, split into 3 Blocks. Blocks 1 & 2 each consist of 4 weeks, while Block 3 lasts 5 weeks.

Additionally, the Elite Block P90X3 calendar, which is an optional block to be completed AFTER the initial 90 days, lasts 4 weeks.

The Elite Block includes 3 workouts not included within the P90X3 Base Kit. These workouts and calendar can be found within the P90X3 Deluxe and Ultimate Kits. In addition, they can also be purchased separately.

How long are the workouts for P90X3?
 All P90X3 workouts are 30 minutes. The lone exception is the X3 Ab Ripper workout (15 minutes), included within the Deluxe Kit. Most workouts include a 2-3 minute cool down period.

P90X3 Results with bephoenixfit.wordpress.comWhat is included in P90X3?

P90X3 Base Kit Includes:
16 unique and brand new workouts on 8 DVDs
Plus, 5 Free Gifts
Fitness Guide
Nutrition Guide
90 Day Workout Calendar
How to Accelerate Intro DVD
24/7 Online Support
Network Exclusive P90X One on One: On One Leg DVD
Network Exclusive Premium P90X3 Hat ($24.95 value) ‚Äď December Only!

Base Kit Pricing
Retail           $119.85 + S&H
Club             $107.87
Coach          $89.89 (90 PV)

P90X3 Deluxe Kit
 Includes everything in the Base Kit PLUS:
3 Elite Extreme workouts on 1 DVD
Includes free Elite Block Calendar
1-Month E&E Tub
3 B-Lines Resistance Bands

Deluxe Kit Pricing
Retail           $239.70 + S&H
Club             $215.73
Coach          $179.78 (180 PV)

P90X3 Ultimate Kit
 Includes everything in the Base & Deluxe Kits PLUS:
1-Month R&R Tub
Gym-Quality P90X¬ģ Chin-Up Bar
P90X¬ģ Chin-Up Max
Premium Beachbody Jump Mat

Ultimate Kit Pricing
Retail           $329.55 + S&H
Club             $296.60
Coach          $247.16 (247 PV)

P90X3 Challenge Pack
 Retail Price: $205 (December Promotional Price: $180) 
P90X3 Base Kit
30-Day Supply of Shakeology HD
30-Day VIP Team Beachbody Club Membership

What are the P90X3 workouts?

P90X3 Workouts with bephoenixfit.wordpress.comProduct links. NOTE: These will NOT be active until end of day 12/10 when the products are live in the store.

P90X3 BASE KIT:
http://www.teambeachbody.com/shop/-/shopping/X3Base?referringRepId=227109

P90X3 DELUXE KIT:
http://www.teambeachbody.com/shop/-/shopping/X3Deluxe?referringRepId=227109

P90X3 ULTIMATE KIT:
http://www.teambeachbody.com/shop/-/shopping/X3Ultimate?referringRepId=227109

P90X3 ELITE DVDS:
http://www.teambeachbody.com/shop/-/shopping/X3EliteDVD?referringRepId=227109

P90X3 CHALLENGE PACK:
http://www.teambeachbody.com/shop/-/shopping/BCPX3205?referringRepId=227109

I think you can tell that I am BEYOND excited for this program to come out. I love my weights. I love quick and effective workouts. I can’t wait to see what the end of 90 days holds for me! I hope that you join me and we can see what the end of 90 days looks like for you too!

It’s time for a giveaway!

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I haven’t done a giveaway in quite a while, so I decided today that I would have one! And with it being November, and so close to Thanksgiving, and all those warm, gooey, happy feelings…well, why just stop at one?

This first giveaway I am doing is for one of my ‚̧ FAVORITE ‚̧ sports bras! I love the Moving Comfort Fiona bra (the rear clasp is so much easier than trying to squirrel through the tiny neck hole of a no-clasp bra!), but let’s be real – those are kinda pricey. I pretty much own just one of those at a time, and save them for realllly long runs. Or Insanity.

The bra I really like – one that is super affordable – is the C9 by Champion. The seamless bras are uh-may-zing. Actually comfortable, comes in cute colors, and doesn’t require that I wear more than one bra to get the support I need. And did I mention they are cute? Because yes, I’m a girly girl, and I need to feel cute when I get my sweat on.

So…don’t you want to win your own FREE sports bra??

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Well you can! Here’s how:

1. Go to http://www.facebook.com/kaufycup and “like” my page.
2. Scroll down until you see the contest post. It was posted on the morning of November 11, 2013 (today).
3. Like the post, then comment and say – “I want one!” – that’s one entry.
5. SHARE the post on your own timeline/page. It has to be public so I can see it! – that’s another entry.
6. If you have family and friends who also like my page and comment “Betty Sue sent me here” – then you can get up to THREE additional entries for a total of FIVE maximum!

Hurry and enter to win – the contest will end at 6pm EST on Friday, 11/15/13!! Winner will be chosen at random and announced on my Facebook page. Winner will have a choice of color and size.

Be sure to check in throughout the month because I already have MORE giveaways in the works! I’m working with a few independent businesses to bring you some fab fitness gear, so stay tuned!

<3,

Kauf

Calling All Coaches!

If you know me at all – or if you’ve even paid a shred of attention to my Facebook statuses in the past few months – you know that I have become VERY passionate about coaching. I am a teacher by nature. I am now in my 11th year of teaching (don’t do that math in your head) and I really do enjoy helping my students learn. It seems only natural that I fell right into Beachbody coaching so well. I had a desire to make a change within myself, I worked hard and learned as much as I could, and when I saw the results I could get…I couldn’t WAIT to share that with everyone else.

If that’s the kind of person you are, then YOU can be a coach too! You don’t have to be a nutritionist or a personal trainer. You don’t have to have a perfect body. You don’t have to know it all. All you HAVE to do is WANT to help people. You have to want to be there when people struggle or have questions.

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I joined as a coach simply for the discount when I first started. I didn’t want to have to “sell” anything to anyone. But I quickly realized that I needed to share this with other people. I knew that there were people who had struggled just as I had with health and fitness, and I had to tell them what I knew could work!

The very last thing I thought of when I joined was making money. I was told that there was money to be made in this business, but that didn’t sway my decision to sign up as a coach. Remember – I just wanted to get a discount on my Shakeology! And I still don’t do it because of the money…but when you are helping people and doing something you love, you can make money. Teachers don’t do what they do for all that fame and fortune either, but we sure don’t give back the paycheck!

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If you are wanting to make an extra $50, $100, $200, $500 per week…or more!…Or if you just want to get your OWN products paid for…If you just want the discount like I did…Message me! I am going to let you in on an opportunity that most other new coaches and coach prospects don’t even get – you will be able to get in on a business opportunity meeting with one of the TOP Beachbody coaches in the entire business! And she didn’t make it to the top without knowing what she’s doing, so this opportunity is HUGE. If after this online meeting, you decide that coaching is what you want to do, you will be able to be in a very selective group to learn ALL there is to know about coaching from ME!

Contact me for information on this business call – tomorrow night at 9:00 PM EST!!

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Reflections on April, Ramblings

Well…it’s almost the end of April. I started doing ChaLEAN Extreme on March 31, which puts me almost 30 days into this program. I can say, without a doubt, that I have some AMAZING results. It may not be that noticeable to other people, but I can tell a huge difference in myself.

I stopped drinking sodas somewhere in March. I did have a few sips of Hub’s sodas when we were camping last month, but I haven’t bought any or drank any since then. For the most part, we haven’t had fast food since the beginning of March, either. On a long trip to the beach and back, I did make a fast food stop for one meal each way. I had planned for the trip fairly well, but not quite well enough.

I have eaten clean foods about 80-90% of the time during the past month. I’ve cut out almost all added sugar (there is a small amount here and there). I’ve cut way back on breads, pasta, rice. I have had very little beer or wine. I mostly load up on fresh fruits, veggies, lean meats, and healthy snacks. I’ve also been drinking Shakeology about 5-6 days a week, getting tons of nutrition.

During this past month, I’ve been told my eyes are whiter, I look good, my arms are showing definition, I look like I’ve lost weight, my legs are looking nicer…and my daughter has simply said, “You’re different.” And she’s right. I am. I have a feeling like I’ve never had before. Happiness and such a positive outlook every single day. That’s not to say I don’t get grumpy or down or tired. I do. It happens. But I am LOVING who I am right now. I am so happy with myself because I know that when I want something, I’m going to work hard and bust my butt to get it. I know I’m strong. I can tell how much stronger I’m getting each day – with working out and with eating. My patience with my kids is better than it’s ever been. My energy levels are higher than before. And I’ve lost weight! About 9 pounds so far, though that really isn’t the most important thing to me. I want to be happy in my skin. I want to be toned and lean and strong. My end weight isn’t even something I’m that concerned about. I want to be healthy.

I’m so excited about what I’m doing and where I’m going that I just can’t stop myself from wanting to infect everyone else around me, hoping that they catch on to this, too. And maybe some people aren’t ready for that, so they might not listen. They might push me away or hide me from their news feed on Facebook. That’s ok. But if I can let this domino on to one other person, I will be happy.

I’ve started this blog, hoping to put information out there to help someone. My friends, my family, and even strangers who may stumble across it. I started a clean eating group on Facebook to give even more support to friends and family members who are really ready to take an active step towards eating better and being healthier. I am helping another Beachbody coach with a monthly exercise group, so we can give support to those who want to be more fit and see changes in their bodies. Something I am doing has to work. It has to help someone out there. And that is my goal.

Take the Challenge!

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I’m pretty excited about two things that are going on right now. One is my new Clean Eating group that I just started TODAY on Facebook! I couldn’t believe how many of my friends (and my friends’ friends) have asked to join! If you know me, you know that I am very passionate about being healthy, and I really enjoy it when I rub off on others! If you want to learn more about clean eating, find and share recipes, and join a network of cool people while you do it, just ask! If you aren’t already friends with me on facebook, then friend request me here and drop me a note asking to join the group.¬† If you send me a friend request without messaging me, I might not add you. There are some creepy people out there, so I don’t just friend everyone.

The other thing I’m excited about is my first 60 Day Fitness Challenge that is about to start in 11 days! Anyone can join, as long as you are doing one of these 60 day workout programs: Insanity, Les Mills Combat, or Brazil Butt Lift. And 60 days? That’s nothing! And the best part about being in a challenge group is you have an awesome coach to guide you (that’s ME!) and you can share your experiences with other people who will be doing the same challenge. It’s all about support, commitment, goals, and accountability. To check out any of these programs, visit http://beachbodycoach.com/esuite/home/kaufycup and click on SHOP.

Not sure which program you want to do? Here’s a little info. And pics never hurt, right?

INSANITY

Doesn’t require any equipment except your willing body. There are 10 discs with 10 workouts that will push your limits. It says you don’t even have to be in shape to start, but you will get results by the end. This is a picture of a woman who had AMAZING results with Insanity. And she won $1000 because of it!

LES MILLS COMBAT
Combat is a martial arts based program that includes 7 fun workouts. This guy dropped 46 pounds in just two months! His story is here.

Stephen B lost 46 lbs and 19 inches with Les Mills COMBAT

BRAZIL BUTT LIFT
Brazil Butt Lift, or BBL as it’s sometimes called, seems to be all the rage these days. It is a fun workout where you can dance off the pounds, and tone your booty to the shape you want! There are different workout schedules designed to fix a big butt, a flat butt, or a pear-shaped butt. One of my FB friends, Tara, won $500 with her transformation!
There are lots of other workouts out there, but these are the three that we are working with in this challenge, because they are all 60 day programs. Check them out, and if you are ready to commit and see a change, then let me know and we will sign you up!!
Oh, and did I mention you can win MONEY?!! That’s right! If you register on beachbody.com with one of these challenges, you could win some cool cash! Once you get your workout program of choice, you just go to the Beachbody website, and sign up. They guide you through it!