P90X & Shakeology vs Celiac Disease & Depression
Our next Shakeology success story comes from Wendy S.
Wendy is a amazing mother of four who tried losing weight with spinning classes but without success…
She tried rushing to the gym for 2 years but found it hard to keep up with her busy life style.
To make matters worse, she began having digestive issues and rushed to the emergency room several times because of the pain.
The doctors had trouble diagnosing her digestive issues until she went to a nutritionist who informed her she had Celiac disease.
Celiac disease is a serious health concern because it damages the lining of the small intestine and prevents it from absorbing parts of food that are important for staying healthy.
The damage is due to a reaction to eating gluten, which is found in wheat, barley, rye, and possibly oats.
Before Shakeology, her Celiac disease made her body weak because she had trouble eating healthy, didn’t have the energy to exercise, and started gaining weight…. Needless to say, all of this together led her into great depression…
One day, however, a friend of her’s recommended a few Beachbody products and that got her to take action to take control of her life once again.
Let’s now hear from Wendy S. on how P90X and Shakeology gave her back control of her life!
The following P90X and Shakeology Review is from Wendy S. who entered her results into the Beachbody Challenge.
Anyone can enter the Beachbody Challenge by choosing a Beachbody fitness program and sticking to it.
It’s not about some amazing physical transformation… All you need is your story of what it took you to start bettering your health!
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- Daily Prizes: $500
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Wendy S. P90X & Shakeology Review: Before and After Results
Tell us about your life before you started drinking Shakeology and working out with P90X. How did you feel about yourself and your body?
For the past 2 years I’ve been into weight loss. I was doing ALOT of spinning. I did end up losing alot of weight but just going to the gym eveyday was pretty hard with my busy lifestyle.
I was trying to eat as healthy as I can, not really knowing what to eat. Then I started having some really bad digestive problems.
I was rushed to the ER several times…no answers to what was wrong. Went to a few gastroentorologist…….no answers either. Then after going to a Nutrisionist I was diagnosed with Celiac disease which was that I was allergic to Gluten.
I was in constant pain, bloated all the time, couldn’t eat anything without being in discomfort, no energy to exercise.
Then I got pregnant with my 4th child. After the pregnancy, stomach issues came back.
Again… trying to eat healthy but with my problem… eating healthy wouldn’t help my situation.
I was depressed all the time and crying all the time. I had gained 45 pounds and couldn’t even have a glance of myself through the mirror.
What inspired you to change your life and begin your transformation journey?
Having a Major depression issues and Digestive problems, I knew I had to do something different.
After seeing some posting of a friend that is a Coach through facebook…..I realized that this is the change that I needed.
I not only wanted to lose weight but I wanted to feel happy and good about myself and at the same time teach my family on the proper way of doing of being healthy and active.
Why did you choose the P90X workout?
I chose P90X because it seemed to have everything I wanted. I wanted to tone up and lose weight.
Plus I really enjoy lifting weights…. not heavy heavy weight but the good thing is that you accommodate everything to what you can do.
I also liked Tony Horton energy through the workout and I felt that he was the right trainer for me and to help me to keep on giving my best. BRING IT!!!
What in particular did you like about P90X?
I really like that it pushes you to your limits.
I never though that i could actually get through Plyometrics or even do a Chutaranga but it helps you to give it your best on a day by day basis where eventually you get to do all those moves and exercises that you only wished you can do.
I gained a lot of body strength in which helped me boost up my self-esteem.
Tell us about the greatest challenge you faced. How did you overcome that challenge?
My biggest challenge has been being to juggle being a mom of 4, working my photography business from home and managing to do my workouts.
I have a 12 year old, a 9 year old, 6 year old and a 1 year old. So I am pretty busy all the time.
I’ve been very lucky to have a husband that helps me out and supports me.
We have come up with a schedule were after I have dropped the 3 kids at school, he would take care of the10 month old and meet up with a friend and workout from her home.
Describe the results you achieved with the Beachbody P90X program. What achievements are you proud of?
There are a few achievements that I am very proud of.
- At the beginning it was very hard to hold myself up in a “PLANK” or to even do one complete push-up. Today I can do 15-18 normal push-ups. I feel the strength that I have gained.
- I was able to run my first 5k back in November in which was an amazing feeling of accomplishment.
- I’ve lost a total of 46 Ibs and loving the way my clothes are fitting. My self-esteem is boosting up!!!!!
How did Shakeology support your transformation? What are the biggest benefits?
Shakeology has been the biggest part of my weight loss success so far.
I originally started taking Shakeology because of the severe digestive problems that I had. I am very allergic to gluten and very unhappy all the time.
Once I knew that Shakeology was gluten free, that it had digestive enzymes, prebiotics….at that moment I knew that this something that I NEEDED to take.
Within the first week I was feeling a HUGE difference in my digestive issues.
Within the first 3 months I lost a total of 32 pounds, no more bloating, I was regular and then I had all the energy in the world to to P90X.
Shakeology really has been the best health decision I have made for me and my family. My family is benefiting from this great shake and they LOVE it. I am happy, leaner and healthy.
Wendy S. P90X Workout and Shakeology Results: Before and After
Thoughts about Wendy’s P90X & Shakeology Review
Wendy gave us an amazing story to gain inspiration from.
Although depressed and struggling with digestive issues, Amber was able to push forward and gain control of her life.
I have found other Shakeology reviews where people suffered with Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Shakeology was able to make a huge difference in their life as well.
Often times, when people have digestive issues, exercise is far from their mind because of the bloating and intestinal pain that often occurs with diseases like Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Celiac disease…
Like Wendy mentioned, the Shakeology ingredients include digestive enzymes, prebiotics, and probiotics that are highly beneficial to those with digestive issues.
And once Shakeology helps control your health, then you have energy to do workouts like P90X
As a side note, Greenberry Shakeology is the only one that sates it’s Gluten Free… The ingredients in Chocolate, Tropical Strawberry, and Chocolate Vegan Shakeology are gluten free but are manufactured in a plant that processes gluten materials.
The chances are very minimal that there would every be cross contamination.
And there is a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee if you are not satisfied with any Shakeology flavor for any reason.
I highly recommend giving Shakeology a try and ordering with monthly auto-ship to save up to $15 on shipping!
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