Meet Joanne

“I went from a size 18/20 to a size 8 in a matter of 8 months!!!”


Meet my good friend Joanne.  She has an amazing smile that could light up any room with a personality to match.  

Joanne’s incredible fitness journey included several rounds of INSANITY as well as SHAKEOLOGY… and the results speak for itself.  

As the saying goes, “…ACTION is an investment in your CONFIDENCE.”  Joanne’s  AMAZING transformation is  proof of what can happen if you strive to achieve the most very best version of yourself. 

Here’s Joanne’s story in her own words:


Setting realistic goals and healthy habits…

I am a 33 year old single opera singer from New Jersey. I have been heavy most of my life and comfortable in my skin so I thought. During graduate school the weight really started to creep on heavily! I knew I needed to take control ASAP!!! I had tried EVERYTHING before I mean EVERYTHING, from Jenny Craig, to LA Weight Loss Centers, you name it I tried it, but all in all when you are READY you will do what you have to to lose the weight. I decided that pace was everything, I needed to take my time and set realistic goals because the weight didn’t come on overnight, and I wanted to start to build healthy habits that would stick and not be an overnight thing.

My body started to respond to my healthy choices…

I was never an exercise person and I didn’t feel like I actually accomplished much at the gym so after a couple of months of going to gym consistently I decided I wanted to challenge myself and purchase Insanity and complete it with my cousin! We got up every morning 6 days a week at 5am to do the workouts we were FAITHFUL!!! it was amazing! My eating was okay not perfect but I sure was eating better than I was BEFORE I started Insanity. I lost 9lb in 60 days, went from a 39 inch waist to a 30 inch waist, which was the most amazing results that I have EVER gotten in anything! I felt INVINCIBLE!!!!!! I got really excited and started another round of Insanity…..this time around I started to clean up my eating, my goal was the eat foods that had no preservatives as much as possible, focusing on fruit, veggies, whole grains, nuts, etc….Measure and portion out everything and most importantly start writing down everything that I ate because then you can see where you need to tweak something!

Realizing the VERY BEST version of ME…

After 6 rounds of Insanity I went from a size 18/20 to a size 8 (where I am currently) in a matter of 8 months!!! Starting out weight of 230lb and now 172lb. Then the Asylum came out and I decided that I loved Shaun T workouts and what they do for my body so I purchased that and have completed one round of the Asylum 1, and have also recently purchasedAsylum 2 and have started that one as well!  I also have completed one round of Les Mills Body Pump and some of P90x, which I am setting a goal to do this coming year. The most important thing for me was variety and I tried my best to change things up so that my body would not get used to the same thing and it would keep burning fat!!!

A Lifelong Journey…

During this journey I have had ups and downs, where I have gained 5lb here and there and the most which was 10lb that took me over 6 months to get rid of….NOT repeating that again, however through it all the most important thing that I have learned is that success doesn’t come through perfection but through consistency!!!

When you are consistent you WILL BE SUCCESSFUL!!!! Starting with one thing at a time really helped me not feel overwhelmed and of course I joined many support groups, Weight Watchers online, Beachbody where I have met some INCREDIBLE people, real people that go through the same struggles that I do and can actually relate to me. However, nothing is impossible if you persist and are determined! Soon enough you will have achieved the weight loss and healthy habits that you have strived for and continue to live them for the rest of your life! I always say, don’t do anything now that you can’t do for the rest of your life!


Time to Take Action!

 Are you ready to start your own Take Action and be the author of your own fitness success story?  You don’t have to do it alone.  I am here to help you.  All you need to do is Decide, Commit, and you WILL succeed.


If you are truly ready for change.  Click the button and TAKE ACTION NOW.  The link will take you to a page where you can sign up for our next Challenge Group.   


     Yours in Success,










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In This Together,

Coach Eric Hollingsworth
P90X, PiYo Certified Fitness Coach

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