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Results: Lost 25 lbs of fat and transformed his life.*

Goal: Manage Weight

Josh Cook


I needed a reset! I was unhappy with my physical appearance, and my physical abilities. For me, my confidence is very much attached to how I look and feel. I was uncomfortable in my own skin. I knew I could get my health and fitness back, I had to! I also wanted the same for my wife Julie and our friend Hal who did the program with me. So we dusted off a fifteen-year-old Body-for-LIFE hardback and got busy! It was different this time! After rereading the book and allowing the inspiring words to motivate my frustration and light fire to my determination, I knew I was going to succeed. From that day forward, my mindset to finish never wavered. I had the blueprint, thanks to the book, so it became a simple mental attitude. I knew that treating the program like a competition would give me the mental edge to push through when things got tough, so I entered the competition online and for twelve weeks I walked into the gym with a chip on my shoulder. Often, just before my workout, I would glance at my “before” picture for added motivation. The biggest inner transformation for me was realizing I could make a decision and remove all mental doubt that I would be true to that decision. There was a calming focus that came with truly making my mind up and committing. I was empowered by this. I employed a simple philosophy based on the guidance from the book: there are things I do, and there are things I don’t do.

* BODY FOR LIFE fitness goals vary by person, but through proper diet, resistance training and aerobic training, the BODY FOR LIFE program may help you achieve yours.

Individual results may vary.

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