I think it's safe to say that the general consensus as we end 2020 is that it was the year we lost control. Control of our health, control of our feelings and anxiety, control of our ability to travel and be social, maybe control of our cravings and our alcohol intake...things just feel...unpredictable and unstable.
I also think it's safe to say that 2020 was the year we learned how important it is to control the controllable! The year we realized how important it is to do things that make us feel good physically, mentally and emotionally. The year we realized that it's always good to have at home options for all of those things. And the year we realized that we are stronger and more resilient that we ever knew.
So, as we prepare for the new year, I say it's time to take back control! It’s going to be an epic new year — because we are ending it with the release of the 10th Beachbody program created by my sister, Autumn Calabrese — 9 Week Control Freak, which is all about taking control in the healthiest, most positive way.
New moves, new equipment, stunning results, including a comprehensive approach to taking control of the things that truly dictate the quality of your life, like physical strength, stress and our thoughts, nutrition, and even sleep. It’s time to take back control!
When life is challenging everything, it’s important to take control of everything you can, and that means taking control of your nutrition, fitness, and health, so you can respond to anything else life throws your way and be prepared to take care of those in our lives without losing ourselves and our health.
How? By becoming a control freak.
People often associate being a “control freak” as a negative, but Autumn's newest program will empower us to turn it into a positive.
What Is 9 Week Control Freak?
Autumn designed 9 Week Control Freak as three phases that will increase in intensity and exercise difficulty, 5 days a week, three weeks at a time. So the program will grow with us!
What Are The Workouts Like?
9 Week Control Freak is five days of exercise per week:
- 3 DCT-T workouts (Density, Complexes, and Tabata Training),
- 1 day of Total Body Tone, and
- 1 day of Tabata Cardio and Core
- plus, supplemental 10-minute bonus workouts to target certain muscle groups.
Density training builds strength and stamina by amplifying training intensity, requiring you to perform 5 exercises for as many rounds as you can fit in before the clock expires.
Strength complexes shift muscle building into overdrive by increasing time under tension.By not allowing you to put down your weights or let go of your resistance bands until you’ve completed every rep of every exercise, Autumn’s strength complexes combine a handful of different exercises into one giant set that maximizes muscle endurance, strength gains, and calorie burn.
Tabata-inspired interval training helps incinerate calories and increases exercise capacity by challenging your speed, strength, and staying power with short bursts of cardio intensity followed by short breaks.
Together, these three training formats create a powerful stimulus for results. Add a day of pure strength training and a day of Tabata cardio workouts, and you’re going to understand what it feels like to be in total control.
You’ve never done a program like this before — ever! Not even 80 Day Obsession compares.
You’ll be doing a variety of different workouts each week in 9 Week Control Freak, but they all lead to one goal: control.
In just 18 to 30 minutes at home, you can trigger more muscle growth, incinerate more calories, and burn more fat than many people do in an hour at the gym.
What Equipment Do I Need?
You’ll need a few key pieces of equipment to do 9 Week Control Freak:
Control Track with B-LINES Resistance Band. This adjustable resistance device easily attaches to a qualified door or can be mounted on a wall.
Fitness Step (similar to the one used in Transform :20 with the ability to add height)
Dumbbells: light, medium, and heavy
What Are Controlled Stretches?
On workout days, Autumn brings you Controlled Stretch sessions. You’ll use light stretching, breathing exercises, and other restorative techniques to help prepare you for better sleep and recovery overnight.
You’ll boost blood flow, ease muscle tension, and enhance your body’s natural repair and recovery processes to optimize your results so you’re ready for peak workout performance in your next session.
You’ll sleep so well, you’ll wonder why you haven’t been doing this all along!
How Does Nutrition Fit Into 9 Week Control Freak?
Feeding your body well plays a key role in your training and in leading a healthy life. The key is finding a nutrition program that gives you CONTROL over food, rather than the other way around.
With this program, and me as your coach, you'll have access to two proven nutrition programs as well as my guidance on getting more plants on your plate. I won't be pushing a vegan lifestyle on anyone, but I will help you find amazing new recipes and easy ways to add more plants into your diet to not only optimize your results, but also optimize your gut health and your immune health. Each offers a unique way to approach food without having to count calories or skip favorite foods! This is about what we get to do...not deprivation or diets!
Since Autumn created 9 Week Control Freak, she will be referring to her nutrition program Ultimate Portion Fix and its different options throughout the program. It’s Autumn’s signature portion-control program with recipes and meal plans that have helped hundreds of thousands of people lose weight. Autumn will teach you how to take the guesswork out of eating the right portions, every time, while you still get to enjoy your favorite foods — plus cocktails and dessert!
(You’ll see this in real-time when Autumn celebrates her 40th birthday during the program. She’ll show you how to get results but still enjoy life. A TRUE Control Freak!)
I'll be in our group weekly talking about 2B Mindset, plant-based nutrition and gut health to help round things out and give you options if the container system doesn't feel like the right fit for you.
You'll also have access to two cooking shows to show you how to create satisfying meals for your whole family, balance your proteins, fats, and carbs, swap out processed foods without swapping out flavor, and help you reduce the amount of sugary processed foods you eat that undermine your well-being.
People say that for the first time in their lives they have control over food rather than food controlling them, so it’s the perfect fit for a program called 9 Week Control Freak! These aren't habits to get you through the 9 weeks. They are habits to enjoy throughout your life!
Beachbody also offers a nutrition program called 2B Mindset which was created by Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Ilana Muhlstein, M.S., and is built on the simple principles that helped her lose 100 pounds — and keep it off!
2B Mindset uses four simple guidelines to help you lose weight while still eating larger volumes of food to help you feel satisfied. People say this approach works because it helps them lose weight without feeling deprived.
The good news is when you buy a 9 Week Control Freak Challenge or Completion Pack, you’ll get digital access to both Ultimate Portion Fix and 2B Mindset so you can learn more about each and pick the program that works best for you and your lifestyle.
And, no matter how healthfully you eat, it is difficult to get all the nutrition your body needs and craves. Food just isn't as nutrient dense as it once was and like I said when I talked about the gap early...we often know what to eat...but that doesn't mean we do it consistently. I see people taking out the bad without adding in all of the good that our bodies so desperately need to rebuild at a cellular level so we can feel our best.
Drinking Shakeology daily is the fastest and most delicious way to help provide your body with a daily dose of dense nutrition. Whether you're picky, busy or just looking to enhance your health...this truly is an option you can feel real good about. AND it genuinely has so many great ingredients to support good gut health!
Meticulously crafted with as many as 60+ bioavailable superfood ingredients, including premium proteins, phytonutrients, probiotics, prebiotics, adaptogens, digestive enzymes, vitamins, minerals, and more, Shakeology helps provide healthy energy, satisfy cravings, and make sure your body has the fuel it needs to thrive.
* (If you aren't sure about this...ask me and I'll send you a video that helps explain the true value because it really will enhance your health and I want you all to feel as amazing every day as I do!)
Available in both plant-based vegan (my recommendation) and whey-based formulas (this is dairy based and can be inflammatory for many people), as well as amazing flavors like chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, and café latte.
Autumn will tell you that having all the tools to succeed is one thing, but nothing happens unless you put those tools into action.
Taking Consistent Control with Me
Accountability and community are the keys to success in just about everything we do. When I became consistent and successful on my own journey was when I started coaching. Having a group counting on me, a community of women showing up for themselves and cheering each other, it kept me motivated to show up on the busy days, the stressful days, the days I didn't feel like it. It also kept me motivated to get back on when I fell off. We all have bad moments, bad days even bad weeks. But with the support of a coach who has shown up consistently for over 3 years now, and a team of like-minded women doing the same, you will learn that those are just moments in time and they don't define us. We are what we do consistently, not what we do occasionally. So have a bad day, we'll be there to help pick you up and put things in perspective so you never quit on yourself!
When Can I Access 9 Week Control Freak?
- Coaches and VIP customers can get early access begins December 7, 2020.
- Customers can get early access beginning December 21, 2020. *I'd recommend ordering no later than this date as we all know what shipping has been like these days and it is the holiday season.
- Our groups prep week begins January 4, 2021
- We officially start our 9 Weeks together January 11, 2021 with our first workout and team check in!
BONUS - anyone who is registered as a customer or coach with me By December 1 will receive a zoom link and password for a live call with Autumn to get all the details and tips on how to maximize this program and she'll be taking your questions live.
What's a VIP Or Coach Account?
A VIP customer receives 25% off on their Beachbody products and supplements and receives early access to new program and product launches. They aren't required to purchase anything or sell anything. They simply pay a monthly fee of $15.95, which if you are using the supplements and ordering products monthly saves the average person anywhere from $15 - $45 a month.
A coach is someone interested in making an income making an impact. They share their personal journey to inspire others to join us in becoming the healthiest, happiest version of ourselves. Autumn's program launches have been the most life changing for my team and I over the last several years and some of the biggest and most successful in Beachbody history. Now more than ever, people need what we have to offer. If you are passionate about health and wellness, helping others, and changing lives...starting with your own. I'd love to mentor you in taking this opportunity to not only take control of your health, nutrition, stress and mindset, but to also create time freedom and financial freedom building a business you feel passionate about. If your curious about this opportunity, check out this video I created to explain the coaching mentorship with me and my team..HustleWithHeart!
*video starts at minute 3 so just click to fast forward
Ready to Join Us For 9 Week Control Freak?
This is going to be the biggest launch in my 5 years, I can feel it. I'm preparing myself to help you all get started right and truly enjoy this 9 weeks together. If you are ready to take this journey with me, if you are ready to take back control in 2021, if you are ready to find out just how amazing your body was designed to feel....fill out this form so I can help you get started right.
I know right now some of you just thought...I want to...but I don't have time to fill out this form. Am I right? LOL! I've been there. Just do it. It's short and multiple choice so I can get in touch with and get you set up right as seamlessly as possible. Your health, your joy, your future are worth the 3 minutes this will take...I promise, you'll be happy you did!