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Beachbody Coaching and Fitness Professionals – Good or Bad?

To Fitness Professionals

Interested in becoming a Beachbody Coach?Learn More Jimmy: Hi, we are talking to fitness professionals today. My name is Jimmy, and this is my friend Philip, a personal trainer from New York City. We are going to give you some tips about things we see with fitness professionals that bug us. Hopefully they will help you out. Philip: Absolutely. Jimmy: So Philip, thanks for taking the time, because I think this is a really important subject. You are a personal trainer in New York City, correct? Philip: Yes. Jimmy: Tell me a little bit about why you wanted to become a trainer in the first place. About Philip Anthony Hartshorn Philip: Well, fitness has always been a huge part of my life, and being an athlete in college, and that being done with, I had this void in my life where I didn’t get to compete anymore, I was always surrounded by…

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Treadmills Suck!

By Coach Jimmy Hays Nelson Come with me on a little time travel journey, won’t you?   The year is 1988 in the west Texas town of Lubbock.  It’s a crisp fall afternoon, and a class of 4th graders excitedly run outside gripping four popsicle sticks in their hands.  Well, all except one.  Behind the commotion, laughs, and roughhousing strays a portly young man with a worried look on his face.   Why so concerned?  Because the four wooden sticks he holds in his hand represents the number of laps he has to run to complete today’s 1 mile assignment in P.E. He’s been through this torture before.  It usually starts with high hopes as he is with all his friends to being their quest.  But it isn’t long till he finds himself alone on this trek as his classmates being to distance themselves from his conservative pace.   And the only time…

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What are the benefits of having a workout Success Partner?

JimmyKelly Wedding Umbrella

  Who’s is your PIC? (Partner in Crime) By Jimmy Hays Nelson Elite Team Beachbody Coach   OK, for those of you concerned about the title of this blog post, this isn’t about finding someone to be a Bonnie to your Clyde and running a violent crime spree!  But it IS about the power of partnerships!     This week I celebrate my eight year wedding anniversary with my lovely wife, Kelly. While reminiscing about the past 8 years of crazy adventures with my ‘lil Cajun’, I was taken back to our first round of P90X.   We were married in 2003, and P90X made its debut in 2004. We were both familiar with Beachbody and their products having already gone thru the P90X predecessor, Power 90. However, when I began to see ads and previews for this new program on the Beachbody website, I knew this workout was a whole different animal than…

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Mindset versus Waistline: All About Your Attitude

by Jimmy Hays Nelson In my mid 20’s I found myself as an overweight college drop out who just moved back in with his parents and with very little direction in life. How was it possible for me to go from that situation to being a business owner, who lost 100 pounds, and was featured in Shaun T’s INSANITY? Where did my motivation come from? Did I drastically change everything overnight? Did I do it alone? Watch my story below to find out!  

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What Jimmy's Trainees & Crew Members are saying

Tulin E.

"I was a skeptic. Thanks to Coach Jimmy's leadership 1.5 years later, I earn twice the income of my previous full time job, we lost 150 lbs as a couple, and helping hundreds of plus size women. Fitness has become our family's life bringing us closer together!"

Andy Tuttle

Branch Mgr, Oak Mortgage Group

"Coach Jimmy's constant support and encouragement has helped me be a better "me". Down 17lbs. More engaged in my marriage. More focused in my business. Couldn't have done it without you. Thanks Coach!"