There are several important factors that come together to make this program success. The most important factor is YOU. Here are just a few of the pillars that have helped thousands of participants be successful in the 11 years of this program.
You provide a private, virtual update on your progress to your Team Captain every week. They provide support and guidance to keep you on track and moving forward.
We don't just tell you what to eat. We explain to you what to eat, why, and how to lose weight and keep it off. This isn't a crash diet. This is nutrition program you can live by.
A team setting allows you to connect with other participants, exchange tips, and motivate one another. No matter where you are participating from, you are never navigating this process alone.
This challenge has been extremely exciting for me. I’ve lost just about 25 lbs from April 5th, 2020 to June 26th, 2020 and I’ve found what works for me and my body and I’m working it to the max! This is my 3rd challenge and in total since September 2019, I have lost over 52 lbs! I work out everyday on MY time and stay on track with my food choices. The Fitness Asylum has literally changed my life for the better and continues to do so everyday with this amazing community!
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Prizes!! We give out weekly awards as well as Grand Prizes for men and women!
We know what it’s like to struggle with weight loss and be confused by all the diet info out there. This is a program for REAL PEOPLE like you. People who want to lose weight, keep off lost weight, who are coachable, and enjoy being part of a community of positive like-minded people wanting to succeed.
Bonnie who? Ha – kidding!! We know her!
Bonnie Lefrak is a fitness and nutrition coach who has over 15 years of experience helping men and women transform their lives with food and exercise. She struggled with weight, self esteem and tried ALL THE DIETS. Bonnie fell in love with working out in the early 90’s with Jazzercise and she has been learning and teaching ever since.
Her no BS attitude, years of education, and the thousands of lives she has transformed – make her the perfect coach for anyone looking to lose weight, and feel confident.
The 12-Week Body Challenge works if you are trying to shed those last few stubborn pounds, or just getting started on your weight loss journey. Whether you have 5 lbs or 75 lbs to lose, or want to maintain your weight loss, we have a community of all shapes and sizes working together supporting one another.
That's when I joined the 12 week Body Challenge in January 2020. I became part of a group and I wasn’t alone.
In 12 weeks I lost close to 40 lbs! I have lost inches, gained confidence, more energy and feel a whole hell of a lot better then I have before! For me this program was more than a weight-loss program it was a lifestyle change!
Being fit and healthy is work, so while it won’t always be easy, you are worth it. It may be new, uncomfortable, and scary or seem completely contrary to everything you have ever been told, but our philosophy is; eat real food, eat plenty of food and fuel your body. Eat as MUCH as you can to lose, not as little as you can.
Our Winter Challenge kicks off in January 2022! Are you ready to create an incredible before & after?
This challenge gave me focus in a time where it seemed all normal focus was gone. I was able to channel my energy to becoming a leaner healthier me. The coaches were awesome and the support from them and the rest of the team was there when temptation was knocking. Now I'll stick to new paths, with stairs and hills that get me to a better healthier place.
I feel good, I feel fit, and I feel strong!! The pandemic was a challenge and if I did not have this program I am sure I would have gained all my weight back! I need accountability and this program provided the support and advice I needed.
Whether you live in Massachusetts or not you can do this program. Our 12 Week Body Challenge is an ONLINE program can be done from anywhere in the world. All you need is a computer and a Facebook account (we do use private FB pages to disseminate information) - that's it!
Technically? No. You do not. We do encourage clients to find activities they enjoy and at the very least that could be walking and some basic strength training moves (even at home) If you are at home with no plans to join any kind of gym- that is ok! – check out our online bootcamps and bring The Fitness Asylum into your home here: https://the-fitness-asylum.mykajabi.com/on-demand.
We have over 100+ bootcamps weekly – outdoor, indoor and virtual (on zoom and Facebook Live) Here is the schedule: www.fitness-asylum.com/master-schedule
Bootcamps can be signed up for 1 week in advance on Mind Body Online. Please NOTE- there is a $10 late cancel fee and a $25 NO SHOW fee. You will want to manage your schedule. If you have any questions please email: [email protected]
Absolutely, we want you to go at your own pace especially when you first get started or if you have any injuries.
Most people try to go at least 2x per week. One not need to workout every single day to get results. Food is a minimum of @80-90% of your results.
A year ago, I was a complete couch potato who hated to exercise, and just simply hated to sweat... Today, 3 FA body challenges later, I am down almost 60 pounds!
After many encouraging conversations with friends who were already participating, I signed up for my first Body Challenge. Much to my surprise, I lost 24 pounds, and suddenly found a new lifestyle.
I truly believe that if I can do this, anyone can.
This depends of course. On average, weight loss for 12 weeks ranges from 15-35lbs. Some might join us for the last 5-10, some might join us to maintain their lost weight. We are here to help you with whatever weight loss goal you have.
We host in-person and virtual kick-offs prior to the meal plan starting.
The in-person kick-off is scheduled for Sunday, January 9, 2022 at our Hudson, MA location. A time will be announced soon.
The Kick Off meeting is a great way to get started, but we understand you might be away or have another obligation, so we do a Facebook Live video which stays recorded on our Private Page. You can still be successful if unable to attend.
We recommend MYFITNESSPAL (aka MFP) and will be asking for you to friend us there as well so we can view your food intake and help guide your progress. If you have no idea about this FREE on-line app– don’t worry we have a system and process for onboarding you.
We also host our 12 week Program on a platform called KAJABI which is easy to access on your phone, lap top, or desk top computer.
Missing time for a vacation, or business trip always happens, so no worries at all.
Life happens and this is a 12 week program.
Very. We understand embarking on something new (or trying to lose weight again) is intimidating. We all fear failure and that is why our program is just as much on MIND SET as it is on the food.
The people who are successful with our program are not better than you, or smarter than you or luckier than you—all they did was take a deep breath- sign up and follow along.
We know you might be nervous but you are not alone. There will be many people ready to work right alongside you to help you be successful.
Absolutely! In fact, we have dozens of participants each season who live in other parts of the United States. From California to Florida to Maine - you can do this program from anywhere!
You do not have to workout at our gym (or any gym at all) to be successful at this program.
We encourage you to work out to some level - even if it is walking only. After all, we are looking at overall health.