Monthly Archives: August 2012


Can 10 Minutes of Exercise Improve Your Health?

By Kara Wahlgren – from the Team Beachbody Newsletter No time? No problem. New research shows that exercising in 10-minute bursts can add up to big improvements in your health. Is your hectic schedule keeping you from working out? It’s time to cross that excuse off your list. According to a new study, you can […]


Crash Diets vs. Discipline, Motivations, and Lifestyle Change

By Stephanie S. Saunders – from the Team Beachbody Newsletter Elvis Presley, the king of rock ‘n’ roll, pelvic thrusts, and peanut butter and bacon sandwiches, was rumored to have once heavily sedated himself for 2 weeks in an attempt to continually sleep and lose weight. While he might have removed the bags from under […]


Recovery Done Right: 8 Ways to Prevent Muscle Soreness

By Kara Wahlgren – from the Team Beachbody Newsletter Aching after a brutal workout? Delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) can make you feel the burn while your muscles recover and rebuild. But, if you take the right steps after your workout, you can go hard without paying the price. Here are 8 easy ways to prevent […]


How to Be the Best Athlete That You Can Be

Beachbody has never used paid testimonials for their products or in success stories, but when Olympic athletes like Women’s Olympic Soccer Team goalkeeper Hope Solo step forward and say that one of their products will make you, “the best athlete that you can be”, they have to share it.  Widely hailed as one of top […]


Foam Rolling: Your Tight Muscles’ Best Friend

By Dr. Mark Cheng, L.Ac., Ph.D., Sr RKC, FMS faculty – from the Team Beachbody Newsletter One of the biggest obstacles for a new fitness enthusiast to overcome is the soreness that comes with using muscles that haven’t been used in decades. During infancy, we’re learning to fire muscles all over the place. As we […]


Mr. Big Stuff: A Q&A with Body Beast’s Sagi Kalev

By Rebecca Swanner – from the Team Beachbody Newsletter Are you ready to get ripped? Beachbody® has joined forces with Sagi Kalev, champion bodybuilder and former Mr. Israel, to create Body Beast™, the program that will help get you big—and we mean really, really big—in just three months. But, believe it or not, Sagi didn’t start […]


The Latté Lowdown: 10 Things to Like and Not Like About Coffee

By Steve Edwards – from the Team Beachbody Newsletter Depending on how you interpret statistics, coffee is the most consumed beverage in the world. Together with its brethren, tea, only soda measures up in a popularity contest. Because they all contain caffeine, they’re often lumped together in one group, which is a pity because they […]


How Sarah Brakke Lost Over 115 Pounds

How did Sarah gain the weight? “I couldn’t control my eating. I used it as an emotional crutch. I was relieving my stress through my enjoyment of food, regardless of the consequences and emotional pain it caused. In addition, I hated exercise. I did not want to put forth that much effort for something that was […]


How to Build the Ultimate Home Gym in 3 Easy Steps

By Elena Sessa and Rebecca – from the Team Beachbody Newsletter One of the biggest benefits of the Beachbody® programs is they allow you to ditch your gym membership and, with it, its monthly fees, gross showers, and the time it takes to travel there. That said, shoving your coffee table off to the side […]