Want to lose weight? Get totally ripped and burn some serious calories?

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Many of you have heard me speak of my love for fitness and about my former career as a personal trainer, competitive cyclist and spin instructor. I love supporting people in their health and well being. When I started Authentic Beauty, I had no idea it was going to be so difficult to maintain my own personal level of fitness. Within two years of launching the company, I had gained 30 pounds and  stopped working out for four years. It has taken me a long time to have health and fitness become part of my every day life again. Instead of trying to “find” the time, I schedule it as I would any other appointment.

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What has helped me do this is a wonderful company called Beachbody. A few years ago, a friend of mine introduced me to Shakeology (the shake you see me drink from time to time while I’m working at the studio). I have never been a huge supporter of the supplement industry; however, when I was introduced to this product and analyzed the ingredients, I decided I would try it. I have used these shakes as a meal replacement for over 2 years.  I just feel better. I don’t crave sugar. I have more energy and most importantly my body is digesting way more good stuff than I would ever consume! Sometimes, with as busy as I am, these shakes are the only thing I have time for.

I am not one to share MLM companies unless someone is genuinely interested. In fact, I don’t think I have sold one bag of Shakeology. My mother even signed up with someone else! But what I am writing about and what I hope will be of interest to you today is something amazing that this company has done.

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I have talked to quite a few of you about your fitness endeavours with P90X, Insanity and other at home fitness programs. I discovered at home videos (when I signed up to be a Beachbody coach I got a bonus Tony Horton DVD) during the Snowpocalypse last year.  Since it was  -3 and I couldn’t go to the gym so I decided to try it.

I am a gym rat. I lift weights. I like the gym lifestyle and I do not do fitness videos; however, I put the DVD in and I was hooked. I began sharing my discovery and found others who loved these workouts. In fact, I was encouraged by a client to try the Insanity series. Instead I purchased, by accident, the second level of Insanity called “The Asylum”. This series is designed for athletes, and I was hooked. I fell in love with these workouts and I have been doing them for about a year.

I have tried a few other programs but spending $75-100 per program wasn’t something I could bring myself to spend money on. So, I finally decided I was going to try P90x and went to the Beachbody website and that was when I discovered Beachbody On DEMAND!

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For a small monthly fee ($15.95 AND a $39.95 enrollment fee), you can choose whichever fitness video you want whenever you want. You don’t have to buy the series! This is a wonderful service, and there are now ZERO excuses for NOT working out. When I was traveling last week, I never missed a workout because I watched the workouts from the comforts of my hotel room from my laptop. These workouts are fun and challenging no matter what skill level you are. I invite you to check out this wonderful initiative by Beachbody.

Below is the FAQ and HERE is the link to sign up.  And if you want to try some Shakeology you can find that as well!

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Beachbody On Demand is a new feature of the Team Beachbody Club that provides unlimited access to stream Beachbody’s proven fitness programs. Premium Team Beachbody Club members will be able to work out anytime, anywhere. Users will need access to high speed internet and a connected computer or mobile device in order to stream workouts (see FAQ 1041 for system requirements). Beachbody On Demand includes many of Beachbody’s most popular fitness programs in the Member Library, making Beachbody programs easy to access anywhere an internet connection is available.

How does a Premium Club member get to Beachbody On Demand?

After logging into www.teambeachbody.com, Premium Club members can find the link to Beachbody On Demand in the top navigation bar, to the left of the Get Fit drop-down tab. Links to Beachbody On Demand can also be found in several other places on Team Beachbody. Clicking any Beachbody On Demand link will take the user straight to Beachbody On Demand, where they can start streaming.

What fitness programs are included in the Digital Library?

1. Member Library   Grants Premium Club members unlimited access to stream a selection of Beachbody fitness programs. The fitness programs available to stream under the Member Library section currently include: P90X, P90X2, P90X3, Insanity, TurboFire, Brazil Butt Lift, Ten Minute Trainer, ChaLEAN Extreme, Insanity: The Asylum Vol 1, Tony One-on-One (vol 1), Hip Hop Abs, Tai Cheng, Rev Abs, INSANITY: The Asylum Volume 2, and P90X ONE on ONE Volume 2.

2. New & Noteworthy Provides individual sample workouts of some of Beachbody’s newest and bestselling programs to give Premium Club members a taste of the program before they decide to buy. Sample workouts available to stream under the New & Noteworthy Library  currently include: 21 Day Fix: Total Body Cardio, 21 Day Fix Extreme: Plyo, Body Beast: Chest/Tri, PiYo: Sweat, Insanity Max:30: Sweat Int., P90: Sculpt A, Slim in 6: Start it Up, Focus T25: Alpha Cardio.

3. Purchased Programs allows Premium Club members to stream DVD programs they have purchased from Beachbody, Team Beachbody, or the Beachbody Amazon storefront, if available. Programs available to stream after purchase under Purchased Programs currently include: 21 Day Fix, 21 Day Fix Extreme, Focus T25 and PiYo.

Will fitness programs that are available as part of the Beachbody On Demand catalog still be available for purchase as DVDs?

Yes. Some people still want to own DVDs. High speed Internet access is not available to everyone. Also, purchasing DVDs creates permanent ownership. Beachbody On Demand users have access to streaming Beachbody On Demand programs as long as they are Premium Club members. Of course, those On Demand programs no longer produced in DVD format will only be available in the On Demand catalog.

Is there a Beachbody On Demand informational video?

Yes. The 2 minute video can be viewed/downloaded on YouTube.

Will the price of the Premium Club membership increase?

The price is not currently set to increase, but may increase in the future.

Is there an extra cost per workout watched?

No. Unlimited access will be included in Premium Club membership at no extra cost.

If a program is in the Member Library, must the DVD also be purchased?

No. Programs inside the Member library come with the paid Club membership.

Are streaming workouts available on Beachbody.com too?

No. They are exclusive to Team Beachbody Premium Club members.

Are Premium Club members able to stream workouts internationally?

Yes. They can stream abroad with a valid internet connection.

Do free Team Beachbody members have access to stream workouts?

No. They can upgrade to Premium Club membership easily. Click HERE to upgrade.

Are the workouts closed-captioned?

No, not at this time.

What languages are the workouts available in?

All videos are in English at this time.

Are the videos available to stream in HD?

Yes, as long as the computer/device supports HD.

Must the nutrition & program guides be purchased separately?

No. They are available to view & download for all full fitness programs.

What version of the fitness programs are available On Demand? 

The latest version is included; retired workouts will not be available.

Is Body Beast part of the On Demand Member Library?

No. That was an error posted on Facebook.

Are the titles of each On Demand workout the same as on DVD? 

No. Due to frequent title changes, workouts are listed with the latest version title.

Can multiple devices stream from the same On Demand account at the same time? 

Yes. However, Beachbody reserves the right to restrict account access if this is being abused.

With unlimited access to hundreds of workouts in our digital library, Beachbody On Demand is a one-stop shop for your workouts.Want to lose weight? Get totally ripped? Burn serious calories? Instantly stream many of Beachbody’s world-class programs including, P90X®, P90X2®, P90X3®, INSANITY®, TurboFire®, ChaLEAN Extreme®, Brazil Butt Lift®, 10-Minute Trainer®, Hip Hop Abs®, and more! Plus, get insider sneak peeks of PiYo®, 21 Day Fix®, Body Beast®, FOCUS T25®, and other hot programs!† New workouts and programs are added every month, so you’ll keep seeing results and never run out of streaming options!

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