Author: Risa Ganel


Olympic Lessons: Train For Adversity

The 2012 Olympics ended several months ago, but I still think about some of the things I took away from watching it. While I love seeing the amazing athletic feats that are showcased, like Usain Bolt’s speedy sprints across the finish, or Gabrielle Douglas’ amazing vaults, I am most inspired by the personal stories that […]

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Burn It Off With Country Heat

Heat It Up and Burn It Off! Beachbody truly has something for everyone! So, for all you country music line dancing fans, and those of you who want something that is NOT extreme but IS EFFECTIVE, Country Heat is it! Finally, a high-energy, easy-to-follow, low-impact, country dance-inspired fitness program that so totally fires up the […]

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Are You Being a Good Spouse?

It’s so easy to point out where we think our spouse is failing us. But when was the last time you really looked at your own contributions to the marriage? Real change in your relationship must come from you taking action to recognize your own short comings, struggles and human frailties. This little quiz below […]

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Are YOU Qualified to be a Beachbody Coach?

“So often, when we say we are unqualified for something, what we are really saying is we’re too scared to try it, not that we can’t do it.” -Jen Sincero, Author of You Are A Badass I meet some of the most inspiring, motivating, amazing women through social media and through organizations I belong to. […]

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Find Freedom From IBS

Can a superfood, nutrient dense shake like Shakeology free you from the discomfort and embarrassment of IBS? I dreaded the class period right after lunch during my high school years. It was inevitable that I would have really bad intestinal pain and have to rush to the bathroom and have diarrhea. And there was NO […]

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