Tyler Robbins Fitness

B.Sc. Biochemistry, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Certified CrossFit Trainer (CCFT/CF-L3), USA Weightlifting Level 1

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Weekly Newsletter

Hey Everyone

Welcome to 2014! Happy New Year to all of you. I hope you all behaved yourselves last night.

With a New Year, comes yet another chance to reflect on where you currently stand, and where you are headed. This is true, not only for our careers and our education, but our health and lifestyles as well.

It is no secret that this is a popular time of year for people to make resolutions to improve their overall health. Luckily for all of you, being a part of this team, and this company (Beachbody), we have a lot of resources at your disposal to not only set goals for yourself, but to get the motivation and support to get there.

Beyond being a Beachbody Coach, I want to remind all of you that I am also a personal trainer, who has helped men and women of all ages reach their goals time and time again. I enjoy helping people lead healthier lifestyles and give them the tools to reach their goals, so please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions/comments/concerns you may have.

This week's topics of interest:

1. Both the P90X3 and Focus T25 Challenge Packs are on sale during the month of January. Both are $180 (over $90 in savings). Links should be live tomorrow (January 2nd). E-mail me if you are interested in either one. Challenge Packs offer tremendous value, not to mention getting Shakeology into your diet to start the year off right!

2. Speaking of Shakeology. There are 3 supplements that I take, that if someone asks me my go-to supplements, these are the 3. Creatine, Whey Protein, and Shakeology. That is what I base my entire diet around. Shakeology is my "insurance plan" for those days when I may not have gotten all of my fruits and vegetable servings in, I know it is backing me up. Remember that Shakeology comes with a "Bottom of the bag guarantee," so even if you aren't a fan, or don't feel as though it made any difference in your life during your 30 servings, you can return it for a full refund! How many products back up their reputation like that? Do yourself a favour and give Shakeology a shot. Start the year off with just 1 bag. Give it an honest try for 30 days, with regular exercise, and let me know how you feel after you're done. Make sure to order on "Home Direct" to get free shipping, you can cancel at ANY time, no penalties.

3. I just finished my 2nd week of P90X3, you can check out my progress video here.

4. I have completed my complete in-depth written reviews for P90X3 Total Synergistics and P90X3 Agility X.

5. If any of you have been thinking about becoming a Beachbody Coach and helping others, trust me when I tell you that NOW is the time to do it. This time of year, is of course, the busiest time of year for people to make and aim for goals that they set for themselves. As a Beachbody Coach, you have the opportunity to help others by providing them with solutions to problems faced by so many. Join our team and get plugged into my January 6th Coach Basics Training.

This week's blogs:

How effective is P90X3?
P90X3 Total Synergistics Coaching, Advice, and Complete Review
P90X3 Agility X Coaching, Advice, and Complete Review

From the blog archive (forgot to post these last week):

Tough Mudder Tactics: Funky Monkey
Body Beast and Athleticism
Tough Mudder Tactics: Electric Eel
Resistance Training 7 Step Approach - Step 1: Needs Analysis
Tough Mudder Tactics: Log Jammin'
Resistance Training 7 Step Approach - Step 2: Exercise Selection
Tough Mudder Tactics: Hold Your Wood
Resistance Training 7 Step Approach - Step 3: Training Frequency
Tough Mudder Tactics: Everest

And 2 favors that I ask:

1) If you like the hard work I put into writing my blogs and videos, PLEASE help me out by sharing them.  Click the share links below them and share them on FB, Twitter, etc.  It really helps me get more exposure and grow our team!

2) Also, as always, remember that the way I benefit from being your coach is that I earn a commission from any Beachbody products that you purchase, as long as you buy them through my site, tylerrobbinsfitness.com. It helps with the amount of time I spend answering all your questions, writing my blogs, filming my videos, and helping you out. Thank you! I really appreciate it!

Everyone have a great week!

Tyler Robbins
Independent Team Beachbody Coach
2014 Challenge Group - Team Fitness for Life


Illegal Downloads

I have analytics set up through my website provider Squarespace, so I am able to see how people 'find' my website through various search queries. 

I am quite amazed at how many times "P90X Free Download" or "Body Beast Free Download" shows up in that list. Well, maybe I'm not surprised...P90X is, after all, the most pirated DVD in the world. 

This blog is not meant to discuss ethics. If you are the type of person that believes that it is ok to take something from a business or individual without compensating, then so be it, that is your can of worms. 

Instead, I want to discuss the exact reasoning behind this and hope to help you sort things out...if you are in fact one of those types of people who believe in freebies. 

Honestly, I see the allure of getting something for "free." The idea that you can get the top-selling home workout program (P90X) of all time, for example, without having to do a thing. But, truly ask yourself, is this how you approach all things in your life related to your health?

Do you really feel as though your health and wellbeing is literally worthless? 

Whenever I discuss health and fitness goals with my clients, I always try and get them to understand the importance of investing. You must work hard for your money, and wish to invest it in things that improve your life, correct? Maybe you invest in purchasing your living arrangements (house, apartment, condo, etc.). You probably invest in some form of transportation (car, bus, subway, etc.). You certainly invest in what you eat and drink, as that is required to live!  Then, there are other investments, like car maintenance, house maintenance, going to see the doctor, the dentist, etc. 

By downloading a home workout program, "just because you can," sends a clear message. Sure, you may not think this way, but deep down inside, you know that you are short-changing yourself. You are placing a price on your health and well-being, which is literally nothing! 

I have never come across a single individual who has downloaded a pirated copy of a home workout program, and had tremendous results. Why? Well, there's probably a list of reasons, but to me, I think it is the lack of accountability. 

I remember back to when I first purchased P90X, as well as other home workout programs I have purchased since then. I discuss the purchase with my wife, and the conversation always goes the same way. "Sure, go for it! Just use it!" 

I work hard to make an earning as well, so when I take my hard-earned cash, and decide to put it towards a workout program, I am doing so with the mindset that if I don't  succeed, then I am just flushing my money down the toilet!

So, for someone who has just gone ahead and downloaded a copy of a program, they are missing that extra accountability to succeed. They are missing that reason to press play every day. 

I also train clients in person. I always tell them as well, that by paying me to come and train you, you are not only getting a workout program designed for you, but you are getting an accountability partner. Someone who is going to keep you motivated. Just because that motivation is coming through your TV screen does not mean that you have to cheapen the experience...