How to Ensure Intensity...

Workout intensity matters! I wrote about this very recently, but I want to revisit it. I know some people are just going through the motions. Your results are connected to how hard you can push yourself. So how can you use your own intensity to get the best results? Let me tell you....

Easy Foods for Weight L...

Easy foods for weight loss can be found all around you. Most are pretty common, ordinary foods. You don’t have to have a HUGE budget or be a professional chef to cook for weight loss. Easy Foods for Weight Loss Truth be told, this title is a little misleading. You know what foods...

From the Vault: Monday ...

FROM THE VAULT for this Monday morning… I love the Before and AFTER! In case you missed it Monday, we just debuted our teamRIPPED X3  Challenge Results video!!! The teamRIPPED Nation ROCKED IT! I can’t think of anything more fitting that celebrating these 90 day results. How...

Weekend Update

Inspired! Man was it cool to be the TR Challenge Group – BE THE CHANGE this week! On Wednesday night I posted this: You should see the outpouring of support! Just a few… Chris C. dude your sheer dedication is so freaking motivational. I’ve seen your numbers on the big 3...

Midweek Motivation

Pretty simple today…. who motivates you? Leave a comment letting me know who motivates you! I will be posting this in the RIPPED 2016 Challenge Group – BE THE CHANGE as well. Check it...

22 Minute Hard Corps / ...

22 Minute Hard Corps / Body Beast Hybrid is here… Are you ready to #GETSOME and do WHATEVER IT TAKES?! I loved 22 Minute Hard Corps. I gave you my 22MHC review here. I was really impressed by what Tony could do to me in 22 minutes LOL I loved how it cut body fat and helped me...

Who are you fooling?

Who are you trying to fool?  Me?  Your friends?  Your family?  The people in our challenge groups? I just feel like there are some people that NEED to hear this today. Stop lying to yourself!  Yes, you heard me!  Stop lying to yourself! You may be thinking, “How am I lying to...

Weekend Update

Every time I type these posts I can’t believe that another week has past! It makes it even crazier to think that May is almost here! I hope your spring has been going well and that you are crushing your goals. This Week on TR – Easy Eats How did you like the GO-TO fat shredding...

Hammer, Chisel, RIPPED ...

This took a while but now it’s time! Are you ready to see the result from Hammer, Chisel, RIPPED?! Give it up and get pumped up from these amazing results! I had been thinking about how to post this, but these results just speak for themselves! CHRIS G – also won $3,000 for...

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...

Shredding Body Fat: Sto...

Shredding body fat is more everyone’s goal right now. Summer is right around the corner, so that makes us a little urgent to get rid of that excess BF. If you’ve hung around teamRIPPED and listened to my advice for any length of time, you know what I am going to say....

Weekend Update

How did you week go teamRIPPED? I seem to ask that each week… why? Cuz each week matters! Every day matters. You are the sum of your efforts. If that sum equals a bunch of days at a deficit, no cheating, and bringing it in your workouts then you are set up for awesome results! If...

Midweek Motivation

I started thinking back this week to how many of you found me and teamRIPPED… it was through YouTube! So for some motivation today, take a look back at some special TR transformations and my original...

When is the BEST time t...

Those of you who know much about my habits, know that I have always worked out first thing in the morning. I get up at 4:30 to 4:45, and start my workout about 5:30 every day.  This has benefits and drawbacks. I feel the benefits FAR outweigh the drawbacks. Strengths of the Morning...

Building Your Own Beach...

Beachbody Hybrid Programs – Create Your Own! I love creating Beachbody Hybrid Calendars and Hybrid Workouts! You get to take the best of this workout program and the best of that one and make something new that targets your goals. I am working on a couple hybrids for the team at...

Weekend Update

It’s the weekend teamRIPPED! Are you living into your commitment to your program and nutrition plan? If you slipped up, have you reflected on it and learned from it? Do you realize what you are after here is a lifestyle change? Don’t skim over this. Really, what does it...

Midweek Motivation

Are you running on E? Well, it’s time to pick yourself up and shake it off. It’s about progress. Your dreams, your goals, all happen one day at a time. You can’t give up. Each day matters and each day can move you closer to your goals. Get plugged in and stay plugged...

Focus on Fat Loss

Most of us want to lose fat at some point during our journey. When I started out, all I wanted to do was lose body fat and get ripped! Sure, I wanted to get stronger and maintain my muscle, but my main goal was fat loss! This time of year has me looking at fat loss again! I want to...

Diet Mistakes: Don̵...

Diet mistakes happen. I got to get this one out there…. like all mistakes in life, it’s often how you respond to those mistakes that makes all the difference. Diet Mistakes: Cheating on Your Plan First off, you control this one. So before you think you are going to get a pass...

Weekend Update

Hey teamRIPPED!  How is everyone doing this week?  Each week we bring it, we make progress… don’t throw it away on the weekend! This reminded me of a message from an old teamRIPPEDer James. He came clean about “silent cheating.” The Silent Cheat! By James P.,...

Midweek Motivation

It’s here. Midweek. Hump day. Are you feeling it this week? Have you been crushing your goals? Going all out for what you want? Today is a new day. Make today YOUR DAY! ^ I love this one...

Workout Intensity

How hard should you work out? Should you take breaks? Keep a steady pace?  This is a question we should all ask ourselves as we take on programs and workouts that may be beyond our current level of fitness. Your workouts should be intense but controlled and safe. Plain in simple, you...

Creatine: The most prov...

Creatine! I go through waves and waves of questions about creatine. It seems like I am in a season of creatine inquires ;-) So let me bump this post to the top of teamRIPPED! I don’t think there is a supplement (outside of Shakeology) that i get more emails and questions about. Is...

Weekend Update

Do you ever know when a tough month is coming up? It’s going to be a regular Birthday-Fest around my house next month!  I have 3 April birthdays with my kiddos.  Xander on April 4th.  Olivia on April 7th.  And Luke on April 14th.   Cake and ice cream are everywhere!  LOL! On top of that,...

UPDATE: Summer STRONG C...

**UPDATED!!!*** Just released from Beachbody is a CONTEST for everyone leading up to this summer: The Summer Strong Contest! Prizes for getting ripped!!! CASH! Quick Facts about the Summer Strong Contest It’s time to get #SummerStrong! Starting April 4th, Beachbody is challenging you to...

Midweek Motivation

How is teamRIPPED doing? Are you in need of some motivation? Well come and get it! We set goals, we do the daily work to move forward, and we CRUSH our...