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Tracking Raw or Cooked ...

Tracking raw or cooked meats has to be one of the most common questions on get on nutrition tracking. There is a lot of conflicting information too. I hope for once and for all to get to the bottom of it! Tracking Raw or Cooked Meats You can actually do both: track raw or cooked weights...

Competitive Nature and ...

I love competing! I think a good competitive nature can make working out so much more enjoyable and effective. Can you take it too far? For sure, there is always balance. But don’t get too self righteous about competing with yourself and others! It’s a great thing when done...

Weekend Update

What is up teamRIPPED!!?! Another great week right? I am absolutely LOVING being in the Year of the Beast Challenge! People are fired up and it’s got me more focused than ever. There will new “phases” each 90 days. So make sure you think about joining us when we open up...

From the Vault! LeoR...

From the teamRIPPED Hall of Fame Vault … the best of the best! This is an AMAZING transformation!! You’ve got to watch Leo’s video. Those handstand pushups are just NUTS Leo! Way to go man! Leo’s Story in his own words: “I used to be a really fit person in Brazil and had a...

Midweek Motivation

Midweek already?! July already?! Are you sticking with your goals? I am so pumped up from all the great work everyone is putting in! We can’t be stopped. Get fired up and stay fired up! One for the ladies from Nicole LOL And from Javier! Thanks for sending in some pics Nicole and...

Home Gyms: teamRIPPED a...

A little over a month ago I asked to see your Home Gyms again! I got some great submissions. And just like last time, they really show that you can do Beachbody programs anywhere. With lots of gear and equipment OR the bare necessities. We had some AWESOME submissions from the first time...

How to Eat Out on a Die...

Sure, it’s easy to stick to the nutrition plan as long as you are some sort of freak that cooks every meal and has nothing but time in the world, right?  But some of us actually have LIVES and can’t spend 4 hours per day cooking, and we are on the run a lot and don’t...

Weekend Update

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY TEAMRIPPED!! Where did this week go!? My week seemed to FLY BY! I hope y’all had a great week and stayed committed to your goals. Don’t let this holiday weekend set you back… plan ahead and crush it! I got to spend the majority of the evenings...

Calling All Beasts!

As I announced last week, teamRIPPED is taking on the Year of the Beast with Lance Lyell, Jeff Lennon, Chet Nichols, Chris Coburn, and David Jeffries. This is going to be a SUPERGROUP! It’s already buzzing in the group. There is such a powerful vibe already. The Beast himself, Sagi...

Midweek Motivation

How is your summer going? Can you believe that July is almost here!?! Don’t let up now! If you’ve committed to a program, see it through. I’m always here and let’s do it! What are you waiting for?               We’re trying...

RTD Protein Shakes: Fas...

RTD Protein Shakes are some of the fastest and easiest ways to get a quick dose of protein. RTD (or Ready To Drink) protein shakes are pre-made shakes that often have calorie totals and protein totals close to the whey you use already. The benefit to using a RTD shake is that it really...

Adjustable Dumbbells fo...

Adjustable dumbbells are the perfect addition to P90X. They are compact, easy to adjust, and offer just about as much resistance as you need. The two main choices out there are Bowflex’s Selecttechs and Powerblocks. There are other brands (LifeSmart, Wieder, Ironmaster, etc), but...

Weekend Update

Where did this week go?! Last week at this time I was just getting into the swing of things at SUMMIT! I can’t believe it’s Friday again. Are you ready to BEAST UP? Year of the Beast Challenge Group As you know, if you read Wednesday’s post, a new group really came out...

teamRIPPED Takes on The...

Over the Summit weekend there was the 2nd annual Beachbody Classic. It’s a  physique style bodybuilding show. We had multiple members of teamRIPPED take part, but 2 made it all the way to the TOP TEN! With the field that was present, that is a huge accomplishment! I wanted to get...

NEW GROUP = “Year...

Talk about getting motivated! Over the past few days, there has been a buzz from Summit. Specifically there have been a number of people that have fallen off the wagon for a bit deciding ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! I don’t think you know how fired up that gets me. Some of these guys have...

Weight loss: Weathering...

Weight loss! Wouldn’t it be nice if it was just a straight, linear process. Each day… bam -0.25#. That would be great! But it’s not the real world! Weight Loss Progress The fact of the matter is that weight loss has it’s ups and downs. There are so many factors...

Beachbody News: Summit ...

Summit 2014 has come and gone! I had a GREAT weekend with so many friends and fellow coaches. This Summit was a bit of a breather for me as well. The past 2 years, I was honored with winning the Top Coach award. Those were really special Summit’s but they kept me busy almost all...

Weekend Update From SUM...

How’s everyone been doing! I’m coming to your LIVE from Las Vegas and the Beachbody Coach Summit! I hope you are having a great week and looking forward to an awesome weekend. I am having a blast here at Summit and there has been lots of news released at Summit, which I will...

Midweek Motivation

I am on my way to SUMMIT! I’m about to hook up with a ton of Beachbody Coaches and soak up all I can about what new things Beachbody has to offer!! This also gives me the chance to get to see some of my good friends from Beachbody and teamRIPPED. I don’t need any extra...

Envy

Envy is no good. No matter what way you cut it… being envious will not lead to contentment or happiness. I see envy a lot! Sometimes it’s not a big deal. You might have a little envy that is just really a desire to do more. You see someone who has accomplished a lot and you...

PiYo – Tons of in...

PiYo is coming SOON! Chalene Johnson’s new program PiYo will be released soon! I thought it was time to make sure you got some info on it. I know that a lot of ladies have been really pumped about this program. Chalene is an awesome trainer and I know my wife has LOVED her program...

Weekend Update

How’s it going teamRIPPED!? I just want to start by saying thank you to everyone that makes up teamRIPPED! It is truly a blessing and honor to get to see this team grow and see so many people make life changing decisions for their health and wellness. Never think that you are...

Tanner gets RIPPED!

You never know who is watching your example. I know there are always quite a few people that hang in the background of teamRIPPED. They come to the site and read article. They put in the work. They dial in their nutrition. But they never really come out of the shadows. Tanner fit that...

Midweek Motivation

Back at it! Another week half way done! How are you doing on your goals? Remember, changes happen when you change. We are all choosing to lose something… but it’s we will be gaining much more!                     ×Related...

The Scoop on Creatine

Okay, okay, BACK by popular demand (and since people ask me questions about creatine every day) I have finally decided to put some of the research points together for you into one article.  This is a little technical, but I tried to make it as brief as possible and still get the...

Weekend Wrap Up: Choose...

I just got back from a great week of camp with my family. As I updated you last week, we spend a week every year at camp as a family. We are going on 6 years. I always come back refreshed and encouraged! The week is focused on family and faith.  Joel Thomas, from North Point Community...