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Transformations Thursda...

One of my favorite posts to pull together each week is the transformation post I run on Thursdays. Transformation stories are motivating! They pump me and just leave me feeling good. It’s something about hearing about the various situations and circumstances that drive people to...

Midweek Motivation: YOT...

It’s time for the Midweek Motivation of the week! This week I threw it out to the Year of the Beast for them to post some pics for this MM post. I got a TON of responses. So I’m using them all! These are just some of the faces of YOTB and teamRIPPED! So proud to see all the...

The Squat and Deadlift

With so many people doing Body Beast for a long time, it was only a matter of time until I saw a lot of guys using barbells for their lifts. I use barbells a lot too. Using a barbell for the squat and deadlift makes perfect sense. Barbells won’t overload your grip while doing the...

BCAAs: Branched Chain A...

BCAAs or branched chain amino acids are essential for your body to function. We are able to get BCAAs through our diet, and more specifically through the proteins we eat. BCAAs are made up of leucine, isoleucine, and valine. The main use of BCAAs that we are interested in is their...

Weekend Update

*** Sorry for any site issues the last couple days. I had some maintenance done yesterday than cause another issue on the server side of things. That was all fixed… THEN this morning the server was getting some hardware upgrades LOL Man, we could win. But it should be all good now....

YOTB Coach: Chris Cobur...

Chris Coburn is a leader on teamRIPPED. There is no other way to say it. Chris has been a big part of the team for a long time and his ongoing transformation is really inspiring! Chris never started out as a huge, overweight guy. He fought the other battle. Still shredding BF but wanting...

Midweek Motivation

What’s good teamRIPPED?! Time for another weekly dose of motivation. Here are just a few from their Facebook fan page. You may even recognize some faces from teamRIPPED ;-) These people all submitted their stories and results and won $500! And you get a t-shirt! If you want in,...

Updates coming to teamR...

Hey teamRIPPED! Just  wanted to give y’all a heads up that some updates are coming to teamRIPPED! I’m putting in some work on the main menu and navigation of the site. The site will remain the same for the most part, but you will see some changes over the next few days. If...

Calorie Calculator

Calorie Calculator? Isn’t that just a regular calculator? Yes, and no. I am sure you have poured over your P90X, Insanity, or Body Beast guidebooks and have come to some equations for calculating your caloric needs for the program. They are all a little different, but they can all...

Staying Motivated on a ...

Staying motivated on a diet can be tough! As with a lot of things, it’s easy to be fired up at the beginning but we tend to lose focus along the way. That is natural, but there is TONS you can do to help avoid it and protect yourself. I want to thank Chris G for the suggestion for...

Weekend Update

Friday is here! Did you make it a great week? I hope you did! I know that a lot of people have a tendency to slack off on their fitness during the fall, so I’m issuing a CHALLENGE to all of you.  DON’T SLACK OFF!!  Just because it’s easier to hide an out-of-shape body in sweats during...

Double Transformation T...

A double transformation?!?! You bet! Both James and Josclyn send me in their transformations… and they are both awesome! I decided to combine them in a post to give you a double shot of motivation! Their stories and lives my be unrelated, but they both are perfect examples of what...

Midweek Motivation

Feeling tired? Thinking about quitting? We aren’t quitters. We pick each other up and move forward. Progress is still progress teamRIPPED! To Contribute to the Midweek Motivation Post Name*FirstLastEmail*File (jpg, gif, png, pdf)* ×Related Posts:No Related...

Coffee…

Coffee, P90X, Insanity, Body Beast… do they go together? Heck, does coffee and health belong in the same sentence? No matter who you are, you probably have an opinion about coffee. It tends to be a love or hate type of thing. With all the opinions out there, I thought it would be...

Push Ups and Pull Ups: ...

For a lot of Beachbody workouts, it’s pretty clear what muscle groups you are targeting. If you put in P90X Chest and Back, you know you are working your chest and your back. But have you ever wondered what muscles are all working? There is a lot going on for many of the moves you...

Weekend Update

Are you lurking on teamRIPPED? Have you been checking in here but not really getting involved? WHY!? I know there are quite a few people that fall into this category. I hear from them every now and again. Let say first, I love that you are here and I hope you are getting a lot from the...

Bob N Decides, Commits,...

It’s time for another teamRIPPED transformation! Bob is a perfect example of what “bringing it” means. He gave it his all and his results speak for themselves. I LOVE IT! Pushing play, giving it your all, putting in the work to dial in your nutrition… it all pays...

Midweek Motivation

Y’all are avoiding the FALL STALL right!?! Stay motivated and stay encouraged! I’m bringing it with you, every single day! Great video from the YOTB group and Erik! Thanks man! ×Related Posts:No Related...

My Beast Weights and Re...

I get asked from time to time about how much I am lifting. Sometimes it’s the classic, “How much ya bench?” LOL I really don’t know, as I don’t max out on lifts. But I thought I would show you where I am and what I am doing :-) YOTB: All Beast all the Time...

The Fall Stall: Don’t F...

Is it getting a little cooler where you are? Are you pulling on more hoodies and warm clothes? Don’t be a victim of the FALL STALL! It seems like every year we have the same thing happen. People are super fired up to get ready for summer. It makes sense. You will often be wearing...

Weekend Update

ARE YOU STILL BRING IT TEAMRIPPED? I know you are! It was a great week for me. As you know, I took last weekend to really unplug. It was just what I needed! I spent the entire weekend, from Thursday afternoon on, free of all technology and distractions. This was a focused time of...

Rob’s Inspiring T...

I got going through some of the first TR Transformations this week and I just needed to repost this one! If a picture is worth 1,000 words, these videos must be worth a million!  Who needs motivational blogs from me when we are rolling out transformations like these day after day!?!?...

Midweek Motivation

Wanted to thank everyone that replied back! I will keep these posts up and keep posting pics/quotes/videos…. everything! Starting off with a huge CONGRATS to Riley! Beginning weight was 183lbs of flab Current weight is 159lbs of lean muscle Beginning pants size was a 34 Ending size...

Healthy Weight Loss

Healthy weight loss is a great goal! There are so many plans and supplements out there that promise the world but are FAR from healthy. From the thousands of people I have helped lose weight, I can tell you that perspective is one of the keys to healthy weight loss. Healthy Weight...

Year of the Beast: Roun...

The Year of the Beast Challenge Group has been rolling on! It is now time to start ROUND 2 of YOTB. We are opening up YOTB again for new members. Not much will actually change in the format of YOTB. We have seen such awesome success with this group that we are hesitant to change...

Don’t Track Your ...

So you have decided to go all-in and track your nutrition.  You want max results.  You are determined to get a plan, track your diet, and hit the correct calorie totals every day.  You will also hit the correct % (or come close!).  Nothing will stop you!! But …. what about tracking...