Janna S.
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November 2002

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All my life I have always been skinny and loved to eat junk food. Even after having my first son I left the hospital holding my pants up. I took for granted how quickly metabolism and my body could change. It was in 1999 when my husband, son and I moved to Italy. Within a month I found out I was pregnant. We were so full of joy; unfortunately I miscarried on mother's day. The doctors told me not to worry and to try again in a few months. When we did I got pregnant, I was excited but scared. Everything seemed to be going great. Until a month later when, once again, we thought I was miscarrying. The doctors checked me out and said that the baby was doing fine but to take it easy. Since I was paranoid of loosing the baby I didn't do anything. I sat around the house all day eating, watching TV and sleeping. The pounds began to pack on quickly. My second son was born in July, I was so happy but I was left with the nasty habit of eating horribly and being lazy I began to take care of everyone to feel better about myself. Yet what I had done was create the vicious cycle of caring for others instead of myself or how I looked. The worse I felt after looking in the mirror the more junk food I ate.

Last year while sitting around binging on chips and dip, I saw a Power 90 commercial. I was getting ready to change the channel but for some reason I couldn't. I sat there watching as the before and after pictures were showing. I began to wonder "Could this be for real, or is it one of those infomercial scams?" The more I watched the more I knew that the program they described really could work. So I told my husband that I wanted Power 90 for my birthday. When I got the videos I watched them and said "Cool I can do this! ", and I set them aside. I was uncertain if I had the strength to take control of my life. So a years worth of dust collected on my tapes.

Finally this year after my 29th birthday I really came to terms with how miserable I was. I no longer wanted to be fat or embarrassed with my body. I was tired of making sure that the clothes I wore hid my rolls. I wanted to go to the beach and not have to wear a bathing suit that looked like it was my grandmothers! So I dug out my Power90 tapes from the closet and bought some weights.

I remember the first work out I did. I was a little sore afterwards but I couldn't help thinking, "That was it?" It really wasn't that hard, especially for what I got out of it, and the more I did it the easier it got! When I started I weighed 127 lbs, so when I set my goals in the beginning of the program one was to weigh 115 lbs. Guess what? I had exceeded my goal! In the end I lost 20 lbs and 21. 5 inches in just 90 days! ! The most amazing part to me is the fact that I lost 8. 5 inches just in my waist! ! Do you realize just how quickly 90 days go by?

I wish I had known years ago how easy it would be. In such a short time I have seen so many changes. I have lost weight, formed muscles, and regained my self-esteem. I know that starting this program was the best thing I ever did for myself. Clothes that I haven't been able to wear in seven years fit again. But most importantly I have gotten in touch with who I am and I now have my confidence back. I never would have thought that I could look or feel this good, but I did it and all it took was just pushing play! ! Thank you Tony Horton for being such a wonderful instructor and for making working out fun! ! Thank you to my wonderful Beachbody friends from the boards! ! You were there for me in every way! ! Thank you to our fitness advisor, Steve Edwards, for all of my questions you answered! ! And of course thank you to the Beachbody staff for all of your hard work! ! Thank you guys I love you! !

Janna S.

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"I just want to know if your results are really true. What did you weigh when you started and your end result at exactly 90 days. How long did you do the first circuit before you switched to the next. I am just frustrated with the tapes I have tried and I do not want to start another hoping for results and finding out that I will get them but I will not get them at the 90 days."

– Andrea, hercules, CA

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