Holiday Hottie Challenge – 2016

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Who Else Wants To Avoid Those Holiday Gains & Look Amazing At Their Holiday Parties? I Have The Answer For You …

Fit Chick Express’s HOLIDAY HOTTIE CHALLENGE!!

Give Yourself A Better You This Christmas!

1 Day left to Sign up for our Holiday Hottie Challenge!!
ONLY 7 Spots left!!

CHALLENGE DETAILS:

 

MEAL PLAN = Carb Cycling = moderate carbs for 5 days a week & low carbs 2 days week. No food restrictions (* if you know certain foods are inflammatory or allergenic for you, then you should keep them out of your diet, especially certain foods like wheat, dairy, corn. But if you’re fairly certain they don’t cause problems for you then you can keep them), but you will be expected to count your carbs to ensure not going over your daily allotment. If you want to do lower carb for more than 2 days a week, you can do that too!

Here are a few of the ways carb cycling can benefit you:

Lose weight without restricting calories or going “low carb”

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Add lean muscle while lowering body fat levels at the same time

Lose fat without sacrificing any of your hard earned lean muscle

Build lean muscle and burn fat at the same time

GROUP OR INDIVIDUAL? = Some people like teams to help push themselves and others like to work on their own. YOU get to choose this challenge!

 CARDIO = Expectations of steps per day! Points will correspond to step level reached each day. 

WEEKLY MINI CHALLENGES = Nutrition or Exercise challenges will be given each week with a winner of small prize.

EXTRA WORKOUTS = There will be extra specific body focused workouts to do at home. 

BEFORE AND AFTERS= Will need to do before and after photos to track your progress. Measurements and body fat are not required but highly recommended!

GOAL SETTING= Not everyone wants to lose weight, so your goals will be YOUR goals!! We will set these the first week of the challenge.

OVERALL BEST TRANSFORMATION= 1st Place Winner = Cash Prize! Team Points = 1 Winning Team

 

ARE YOU READY??!!!

*Deadline to sign up*

Wednesday, October 26th at 12pm! 

 

 FCE MEMBERS: $45 + Upgraded to Unlimited Boot Camp for 6 weeks

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NON MEMBERS: $45 + $99 (in 2 payments of 49.50) Unlimited Boot Camp for 6 weeks = $144 total

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NON MEMBERS JUST CHALLENGE:

$45 Challenge Fee

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Featured Fit Chick – Jill

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Jill Brown

How long have you been a member of Fit Chick Express and what brought you here? I started coming this past summer.  I have seen other members successfully building their strength and becoming more fit.  Ann Noble encouraged me to begin coming.

What has been your greatest accomplishment since becoming a member of FCE? I have an increased energy level and confidence in persevering when feeling challenged.

What keeps you motivated? What obstacles have you had to overcome? Being around other women who are dedicated to bettering themselves has motivated me. It is always difficult for me to make time for myself.

What is your favorite part of FCE? I enjoy the people, especially the trainers.

What advice would you offer to newbies?  Even if you can only dedicate a couple of days a week to be at FCE it is well worth the time.

In one sentence how would you describe your experience at FCE.  I am encouraged and energized every time I come to FCE.

Featured Fit Chick – Genai

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Genai Heinrichs

How long have you been a member of Fit Chick Express and what brought you here? I’ve been a member at Fit Chick for a little more than 2 years. I found Fit Chick because I was looking for a place that would be a place that felt comfortable to workout at and I would want to keep going. I don’t like the big athletic clubs that feel so impersonal. Fit Chick felt like a good fit from the beginning, I enjoy working out and feel supported and encouraged in my health and fitness.

What has been your greatest accomplishment since becoming a member of FCE? I have 4 active kids and I feel like my greatest accomplishment is being able to keep up with them. I can head out on a hike with them, bike rides and just running around with them.

What keeps you motivated? What obstacles have you had to overcome? I feel like I stay motivated because every time I put myself and my health first I recognize how much better I feel and how all those other things in my busy life will get done and I feel better when doing them. My biggest obstacle is myself! I was never one to exercise and exercising has never become a real habit in my life. I figure it’s never too late to make a change in your life and FCE is helping me make that change!

What is your favorite part of FCE? What advice would you offer to newbies?  All the lovely people. Everyone is so wonderful, kind and supportive!

In one sentence how would you describe your experience at FCE.  FCE is fantastic and I am so happy that I found such a fun and supportive place!

28 Day Interval Challenge

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28 Day Cardio/Interval Challenge  

Sept 19-Oct 16th

Challenge Fees -$25

*Not a current member of FCE, join for 1 Month of Unlimited Boot Camp for just $79!

 

What is an interval workout:

High intensity interval training (HIIT) is a form of exercise characterized by periods of hard work followed by brief periods of recovery or rest. This form of exercise is a highly efficient means of improving your fitness level and burning body fat. Why is HIIT superior to steady state cardio like jogging when it comes to fat burning? It’s because your body primarily uses sugar (glucose) during the intense exercise bout and uses stored body fat during the recovery phase as well as post-exercise. Your body also continues to burn fat hours after you complete your interval workout!

GOAL IN EACH WORKOUT: Track your reps per timed intervals or time your entire workout and increase or at least maintain the same amount of reps. You will be given a sheet to print out each workout for the week and mark down your reps and time. This will help you to push harder each time! Points will be given for each workout you complete. Point system will be explained once you join.

Also included:

  • Private Facebook Group- Daily Check Ins- Accountability
  • Daily Workouts to do on your own at home with tracker (w/videos)
  • HIIT/Finishers for after Boot Camp with tracker (or at home if you are not a member of FCE)
  • Weight/Body Fat Measurements will need to be taken
  • Modifications of exercises given if needed

Challenge Winner:

Each challenger will be asked to set a REWARD for the end of their challenge, ie: new pair of shoes, new jeans, massage, etc. There will be one winner who has the most points from doing as many workouts as possible. TIE BREAKER will be based on whomever has lost the most body fat in the 28 days.

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Sports Conditioning and Strength Training for Youths

youth-strength-training-programDETAILS:

*An 8-Week Semi-Private Training Program
*Fees: $180/child – $50 off for 2nd, $25 off for 3rd, etc
*Boys and Girls Training Together
*Ages 12-16
*Times to be determined
*REQUIRED Minimum of 5 youths and no more than 10. 

Your Instructors: Angie Marone & Bobbie Covert

We will meet 4 times over the 8 weeks, approximately for 1-1.5 hours to go over form of exercises, instruction of workouts, etc. Then they will be given workouts to do on their own, either at home or at a gym, with a tracking system that will be turned in at our next meeting. Workouts will be determined based on those with equipment and those with no equipment.

We will have one make up day for anyone that may have missed one of the training sessions.

We will have a Facebook or Email group for the kids to get extra support and so that we can check in with them on their off weeks.

We are looking at starting approximately the week of October 3rd or 1oth, taking the week off Thanksgiving off.

Please fill out the form below if you are interested to help us to better plan this program for your child:

If you have any questions or if you are interested you can email us at angie@fitchickexpress.com. 

Featured Fit Chick – Rebecca

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Rebecca Michuda

How long have you been a member of Fit Chick Express and what brought you here? January 2016. I did a boot camp in Chicago for 2 and half years and really loved it. I was looking for something similar and came across Fit Chick. It was right up alley. Also, since moving to Colorado three years ago, I sort of got off my exercise routine. It was about time I got back on! I knew Fit Chick could help me do that.

What has been your greatest accomplishment since becoming a member of FCE? Feeling stronger, not dying every time I work out, oh, and losing 10 pounds!!! Overall, it’s feeling good about myself and my fitness level.

What keeps you motivated? What obstacles have you had to overcome? A morning workout is the way I like to start my day. It makes feel awake and accomplished all before 7am. I’m motivated to keep that a part of my daily routine. Feeling good, healthy and fit keeps me motivated as well. The obstacles I face are the workouts themselves. It’s pushing myself every time to keep going, to hang in there. I try to keep in mind that it’s not supposed to feel good! It’s gonna hurt! But that’s the only way to get stronger in every way.

What is your favorite part of FCE? All you hilarious ladies! Hearing your stories and jokes makes me laugh and keeps things fun. I love how we all can do this together. I might not be close friends with everyone, but I know we’re all in this together and we have each other’s back. It’s a great support.

What advice would you offer to newbies?  We’re all in this together. If you think it’s hard? Guess what? It’s hard for ALL OF US. Just hang in there, try your hardest every day and do what you can do. There is absolutely no judging at FCE.

In one sentence how would you describe your experience at FCE.  My experience at FCE has been positive, motivating, fun, challenging and just what I needed to start exercising again and getting healthy. It has been the push I needed.