Beachbody Results: This Mom Lost Over 100 Pounds and Won $1,000!

Melissa Ludwig, age 34, lost 109 lbs with a variety of Beachbody fitness programs, Shakeology, and the Beachbody Performance supplements. She entered her results into The Beachbody Challenge® and won $1,000! Tell us about your life before you started the program. How did you feel about yourself and your body? I was the unhealthiest and […]


Is Excess Protein Making You Gain Weight?

A new study says so. But, here’s why you shouldn’t base your diet on certain headlines. It used to be that fat made you fat. Then the culprit was carbs. Now, a team of researchers from the University of Adelaide in Australia suggests that obesity could be caused by protein — specifically, meat. For the […]


Cooking for One? Try These 7 Money and Time-Saving Tips

Let’s be frank: Cooking for one can be challenging. And it’s not just single folks who face this issue. If you’re trying to eat healthy and the family wants to stick with their old standbys, you’ve probably tried to figure out how to eat healthy, feed your family, and stay on budget. Here are some […]


Scott Jurek’s 8 Grain Strawberry Pancakes

After reading Eat & Run by Scott Jurek (one of my favorite books of all time), I made these plant based, vegan 8 Grain Strawberry Pancakes and they have now become a staple in our house.  I have yet to eat them after a 20 mile run like he did, but I’ll get there.  I […]


I Got My 21 Day “Fix” Today

Yesterday, the Beachbody On Demand Challenge du Jour was 21 Day Fix Upper Fix.  I ran, so I didn’t do the workout but it was on my mind today to do it.  Instead, though, I did 21 Day Fix Extreme Upper Fix Extreme and I feel like I am finally getting somewhere with my strength […]

21 Day Fix Upper Fix

Rich Dafter foothills run behind John Roberts Dam

What’s Your Stress Reliever?

I don’t smoke, drink, do drugs or go to parties.  I run.  What’s your stress reliever?  I think that we can all agree that stress is a killer, too often, literally.  I have had so much stress in the past eight years, sometimes what could even be categorized as super stress, which is really debilitating. […]


Beachbody Health Bet Starts Today

The Beachbody Health Bet 2017 starts today and it is guaranteed to have twice as much money in the pot and maybe even more.  We did it in September and over 100,000 people participated.  Participants met or exceeded the results that they hoped to get.  What are your results going to be?  It’s up to you. […]

Shakeology in the Foothills

Rich Dafter, Founder and CEO of Howtobefit.com and Team Beachbody Top Coach

Team Beachbody Coach Rich Dafter 10th Anniversary

Ten years ago today, I clicked on a link that I had been given.  I was told that it would be a way to promote Beachbody that would replace the affiliate banner marketing campaign that I had been using.  That turned out to be very good advice and has been life changing in every way. […]


Running With Coyotes

On my 45:00 run in the foothills today, I saw two people and five coyotes.  One of the people was near the end of the run and she warned me that there was blood on the trail ahead.  I’ve had people say that there were rattlesnakes or coyotes, but never blood.  She said that there […]


Make Plans With A 2017 To Do List

I saw this post on the Shakeology Blog and had to share it because it is excellent! You need to make plans for 2017.  Raise your hand if you’ve ever stuck to your New Year’s Resolutions. If your hand is up, then kudos to you! According to a study done by the University of Scranton, […]