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Lesley Martin

All Stars Of The Month At BEFIT

BEFIT selects one individual each month as the BEFIT All Star. These individuals have shown great improvement in their health and fitness and embody what our gym and community is all about!

Lesley Martin

“I first joined BEFIT almost 2 years ago. I only went to the gym 2-3 times a week and didn’t eat very well. I contemplated entering the Biggest Winner Challenge and finally decided to commit to it. I looked forward to the nutrition talk the day the challenge began. I had no idea how much the mental motivation part of the talk would stick with me. Most of this is mental. Making a conscious decision not to take that treat at work, taking the stairs instead of the elevator and working out right to the beep all made a difference. As the pounds came off it made me work harder. I moved up to the fitness level from fundamentals.

On the path to achieving my goals I cut out treats, I didn’t snack after dinner, I limited carbs and ate more protein and veggies, and worked out 5 days a week. I enjoy working out now and feel bad when I miss a day (never thought I would say that!).

Since the Biggest Winner, I have tried to maintain the challenge in my mind. During the week I stick to healthy eating and now reserve treats like wine and chocolate for the weekends. My will power has surprised me. I don’t snack after dinner and limit carbs in my meals.I have maintained my workouts to 4-5 days a week as this is what I am used to, and enjoy it. The effort has been worth it.

Thanks to all the BEFIT staff for their motivation and support. I look forward to continuing my healthy lifestyle!”

January 2019