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🏃🏼‍♀️Protein On-the-Go!

Sweet friend,

We are so proud of all your hard work in the studio! You are starting summer off strong! Are you fueling your body with the best foods before and after your workouts? Your nutrition is vital in your transformation. Protein is so important to consume, especially after your workout! Protein helps rebuild muscle and can aid in weight loss. Check out some of the best protein-filled foods below along with great protein alternatives while on-the-go!

Don’t forget about our summer transformation challenge and June squat challenge! Your challenge is to do something DAILY! Make reading scripture, movement, and clean nutrition a healthy habit! Download the challenge and get started today! We are excited to see you in the studio this summer and look forward to supporting you through this eight week transformation!

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High Protein Foods and Protein Bars

The amount of protein you consume plays a huge rule in your transformation process! Some great protein-rich foods to eat are eggs, legumes, lean organic meat, greek yogurt, and nuts. Protein from real food sources are the best kind to eat but we all know that busy schedules can keep us from being able to eat those foods. A great alternative for protein when you are on the go are protein bars. Check out RD Katie Shrurling’s top three favorite protein bars!

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  1. RX Bar

12 grams of protein

15 grams of sugar (from dates) and 0 grams of added sugars

5 grams of fiber

9 grams of fat, 0 grams of trans-fat

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2. KIND Protein Bars

12 grams of protein from soy protein

8 grams of sugar (6 grams added)

5 grams of fiber

18 grams of fat, 0 grams of trans-fat

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3. Zing Bars

10 grams of protein from peanut flour and soy protein

9 grams of sugar

7 grams of fiber

10 grams of fat, 0 grams of trans-fat

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Summer Transformation Challenge

Don’t forget about our eight week challenge! We are so excited to help you transform this summer body, mind, and spirit! Download the challenge below and check out our TransFit app for the transformation challenge workouts!

Summer Transformation: Shoulder Workout

Let’s Light a Fire in June!

Join us for our Summer Transformation Plan and June squat challenge! Start summer off right by incorporating squats into your daily routine! Download the squat challenge below to help keep track of your progress!

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We want to help you reach your summer goals! Our Team wants to encourage you as you transform and feel your best in body, mind, and spirit!

Thank you for all that you do by being such an inspiring woman in this community! We are truly stronger together.

Check out our website for blogs, inspiration, recipes, workouts, and more!

Let us know how we can serve you! Email us at transfitathens@gmail.com if you have any questions or want to schedule a one-on-one.

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

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We are so excited to be strategic partners with lululemon and offer amazing merchandise in Five Points at TransFit!

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💪Are You Ready For Our Summer Challenge?

Sweet friend,

We just started our eight-week summer transformation challenge and would LOVE for you to join us! Are you feeling stuck or in a rut with certain areas of your life? The summer challenge will give you the tools you need to fully transform this summer - body, mind, and spirit! From daily bible studies to new workouts and summer meal plans - we have you covered! We are so thrilled to encourage you as you begin the challenge and we are excited to see you in the studio!  

CHECK THE TRANSFITAPP FOR UPDATED SUMMER SCHEDULE.
JOIN US FOR 4:30 AFTERNOON SESSIONS THIS SUMMER! 

Invite a friend or family member to do the summer transformation challenge with you! Let’s “LIVE TRANSFORMED” together!

Invite a friend or family member to do the summer transformation challenge with you! Let’s “LIVE TRANSFORMED” together!

Summer Transformation Challenge

Jump-start your summer transformation with a FREE eight week summer transformation challenge! Join us as we take a walk through Galatians, Ephesians, and Philippians while incorporating meal plans and workouts into a weekly routine! Challenge yourself and make this plan something you do daily! Download the summer transformation challenge below!

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Summer Transformation Challenge: Glute Workout

The summer transformation challenge has six workouts for you - we challenge you to do one workout a day! Here is an awesome glute transformer workout for you to try! Download our other summer transformation workouts on our Transfit app or find them in the summer transformation plan!

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Let’s Light a Fire in June!

Check out our June events! Join us for our Summer Transformation Plan and June squat challenge! Start summer off right by incorporating squats into your daily routine! Download the squat challenge below to help keep track of your progress!

Also, join us on Wednesday, June 5th at 6:30 pm for The Big Run 5k on Global Running Day!

Fleet Feet Athens is hosting a 5k at Sandy Creek Park to celebrate Global Running Day.  Participation in the race is just $10 and participants must register.  Finisher medals are available to the first 250 registered participants.  The Big Run 5k on Global Running Day is an official 5k with an emphasis on FUN& community!

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Watermelon Caprese Salad

Ingredients:

  • 4 slices of Watermelon

  • 6-8 Baby tomatoes

  • Handful of fresh Basil

  • 4 slices of fresh Mozzarella

  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon Balsamic

Instructions:

  • Chop baby tomatoes and basil leaves

  • Alternate layering watermelon slices and mozzarella slices

  • Add baby tomatoes and basil for added garnish

  • Drizzle olive oil and balsamic over watermelon, mozzarella, baby tomatoes, and basil

  • Serve and enjoy!

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We want to help you reach your summer goals! Our Team wants to encourage you as you transform and feel your best in body, mind, and spirit!

Thank you for all that you do by being such an inspiring woman in this community! We are truly stronger together.

Check out our website for blogs, inspiration, recipes, workouts, and more!

Let us know how we can serve you! Email us at transfitathens@gmail.com if you have any questions or want to schedule a one-on-one.

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

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We are so excited to be strategic partners with lululemon and offer amazing merchandise in Five Points at TransFit!

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☀️Your Summer Transformation Starts Now!

Sweet friend,

We are so thankful for you and for sweet summertime! Are you ready to transform your body, mind, and spirit this summer? We are ready to help you jump-start your summer transformation with a FREE eight week summer transformation challenge! Join us as we take a walk through Galatians, Ephesians, and Philippians while incorporating meal plans and workouts into a weekly routine!

Your challenge is to do something DAILY! Make reading scripture, movement, and clean nutrition a healthy habit! Download the challenge and get started today!

We are excited to see you in the studio this summer and look forward to supporting you through this eight week transformation!

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Ready, Set, Transform!

We are so excited to help you transform this summer through our eight-week transformation challenge! Download the challenge below and check out our TransFit app for the transformation challenge workouts!

Let’s Light a Fire in June!

Check out our June events! Join us for our Summer Transformation Plan and June squat challenge! Start summer off right by incorporating squats into your daily routine! Download the squat challenge below to help keep track of your progress!

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Yogurt Parfait

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of Granola

  • 1 cup of Greek Vanilla Yogurt

  • 1/4 cup of Raspberries

  • 3-4 Strawberries sliced

  • 1/4 cup of Blueberries

Instructions:

  • Layer the yogurt, granola, and berries

  • Serve and enjoy!

We want to help you reach your summer goals! Our Team wants to encourage you as you transform and feel your best in body, mind, and spirit!

Thank you for all that you do by being such an inspiring woman in this community! We are truly stronger together.

Check out our website for blogs, inspiration, recipes, workouts, and more!

Let us know how we can serve you! Email us at transfitathens@gmail.com if you have any questions or want to schedule a one-on-one.

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

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We are so excited to be strategic partners with lululemon and offer amazing merchandise in Five Points at TransFit!

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🙌Living Transformed on Vacation

Sweet friend,

We are so proud of all your hard work and dedication in the studio! Finish May strong and continue your transformation progress through summer! We are here to support and encourage you every step of the way! We want you to live transformed on vacation to reach your summer transformation goals! We can't wait for you to check out our summer transformation plan coming soon in our June news - get excited!

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Living Transformed on Vacation: Nutrition

Protein is an important component in the process of recovery after a workout. Check out the video below to find out how much protein your body really needs! We love being able to help you gain the nutrition knowledge you need to live transformed!

Need more nutrition advice to help boost your transformation progress? Click HERE to check out our latest blog on nutrition featuring another interview with our own registered dietician Kaeti Shurling!

Family Vacation Workout

We want to see you active on your vacation! Send us pictures of you and your family doing our transformer workouts or tag us @transfitathens on Instagram, adding #summertransformation! Find our transformer workouts on the TransFit app to get started!

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May Calendars

Finish May strong! Don’t forget about your May calendars! We can’t wait to see all the hard work you’ve put in during may on your calendar! Bring in your May calendar the next time you come into the studio to be featured on our Instagram for all your hard work and dedication! We are so proud of you!

Summer Meal Prep

Meal Prep is key in transforming your nutrition. Reach your nutrition goals with a new summer meal plan! Fuel your body with the right nutrients to help you feel your best. Thank you for being a valued client, a FREE 7 day meal plan is ready for you.

Download our summer meal plan, grocery list, and recipes below to begin your transformation! Add meal prep to your “daily action steps” to reach your summer nutrition goals! We are so excited to encourage and support you every step up the way!

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Mango Salsa

Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 1 mango, peeled and diced

  • 1/2 cup peeled, diced cucumber

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeno

  • 1/3 cup diced red onion

  • 2 tablespoon lime juice

  • 1/3 cup roughly chopped cilantro leaves

  • Salt and pepper

  • Carrot chips

  • Celery

Instructions:

  • Combine and mix the mango, cucumber, jalapeno, red onion, lime juice and cilantro leaves

  • Season with salt and pepper to taste

  • Serve with carrot chips and celery and enjoy!

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Don’t forget we are now offering our Monthly All-Access pass for only $175! We want you to come workout with us every day this summer! Come transform and feel your best in body, mind, and spirit! Thank you for all that you do by being such an inspiring woman in this community! We are truly stronger together.

Check out our website for blogs, inspiration, recipes, workouts, and more!

Let us know how we can serve you! Email us at transfitathens@gmail.com if you have any questions or want to schedule a one-on-one.

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

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We are so excited to be strategic partners with lululemon and offer amazing merchandise in Five Points at TransFit!

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🌿Today Is The Day To Transform Your Nutrition!

Sweet friend,

We are so proud of all your hard work in the studio this week! We want to continue to help you transform body, mind, and spirit this summer! Today is the day to transform your nutrition. Summer is the perfect time to reset your goals and to make a new commitment to your health. Our entire TransFit staff along with Kaeti Shurling, our Registered Dietician (RD), is dedicated to helping women better understand their nutrient intake as well as how to balance carbohydrates, proteins, and fats to reach your goals! We are so excited to encourage and give you some tools to help you along the way!

If your traveling this week or next please see our last blog HERE for an awesome Travel Transformer Workout and a new Super Greens Salad recipe to start summer strong!

Meet Kaeti Shurling RD

Meet Kaeti Shurling RD

What Vegetables are the best?

We took the opportunity to interview Kaeti about some great nutrition questions asked by our clients! Check out the video below to learn about what vegetables are the best for you! Fueling yourself with the most nutrient dense foods is key to a successful nutrition transformation! Subscribe to our youtube channel HERE for more Q & A videos to hear what Kaeti has to say about protein intake and intermittent fasting!

Have questions or need help reaching YOUR nutrition goals? Email transfitathens@gmail.com to begin your nutrition transformation journey with one of our staff!

Tip #1 Eat Your Greens

Below are 7 of the most common greens highest in nutrients. Research teaches us to eat a variety of plants to get the full benefits of vitamins and minerals for a balanced diet.

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#2 Be Intentional: Summer Goals

Along with eating your greens, summer is the best time to reset all of your goals! With the school year coming to a close, reset your body, mind, and spirit by working on YOUR goals! We are here to encourage and support you every step of the way and can’t wait to see you in the studio! We want you to set one new goal for the summer! Whether that goal is to exercise 5 times a week for 30 minutes, sign up for a 5k, a ½ marathon, or to drink 8 glasses of water a day - write it down, make it real, and tell a friend, family member, or your TransFit family! We would love to support you and your summer goals! Download and print your summer goals sheet HERE !

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#3 Summer Meal Prep

Meal Prep is key in transforming your nutrition. Reach your nutrition goals with a new summer meal plan! Fuel your body with the right nutrients to help you feel your best. Thank you for being a valued client, a FREE 7 day meal plan is ready for you.

Download our summer meal plan, grocery list, and recipes below to begin your transformation! Add meal prep to your “daily action steps” to reach your summer nutrition goals! We are so excited to encourage and support you every step up the way!

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Whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God!
— 1 Corinthians 10:31
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Chicken and Bok Choy Turmeric Stir Fry

Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • 4 Garlic Cloves, chopped

  • 1 pound Skinless and Boneless Chicken Thighs (about 2-3), cut into 1/2 inch slices

  • 2 cups Shiitake Mushrooms, stems removed and sliced

  • 8–12 Baby Bok Choy, ends trimmed

  • 8–10 Green Onions, sliced

  • 3 tablespoons Coconut Aminos

  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Turmeric

  • Salt to taste

Instructions:

  • Combine the coconut aminos and the turmeric in a small bowl and then set aside.

  • Turn on the heat to high and add the olive oil to the pan.

  • Once the oil is hot, add the chicken.

  • Sprinkle about 1/4 teaspoon of salt over the chicken.

  • Stir-fry the chicken, while tossing occasionally, until it’s cooked, about 5 minutes.

  • Remove the chicken from the pan.

  • Then add the garlic to the wok and stir-fry for about 30 seconds.

  • Next add the bok choy and toss to combine.

  • Stir-fry the bok choy, while tossing, for about a minute.

  • Next add the mushrooms, onions and toss.

  • Add the coconut aminos mixture to the pan and toss to coat the bok choy and mushrooms.

  • Place the chicken back into the pan and toss.

  • Add salt to taste.

  • Serve and enjoy!

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Don’t forget we are now offering our Monthly All-Access pass for only $175! We want you to come workout with us every day this summer! Come transform and feel your best in body, mind, and spirit! Thank you for all that you do by being such an inspiring woman in this community! We are truly stronger together.

Check out our website for blogs, inspiration, recipes, workouts, and more!

Let us know how we can serve you! Email us at transfitathens@gmail.com if you have any questions or want to schedule a one-on-one.

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

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We are so excited to be strategic partners with lululemon and offer amazing merchandise in Five Points at TransFit!

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🌟Are You Ready to Transform Your Summer?

Sweet friend,

Can you believe school is almost out?! I know I can’t! We are so excited to see your beautiful face and bright spirit in our studio this summer! We are so thankful for such a great school year and look forward to all of the new opportunities to come this summer! You are so special to us and we love being able to help you transform your body, mind, and spirit!

Check out our last blog HERE for inspiring mother-daughter spotlights as we continue to celebrate women!

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Summer Goals

Summer is a great time to reset your goals! With the school year coming to a close, come reset your body, mind, and spirit by working on YOUR goals! We are here to encourage and support you every step of the way and can’t wait to see you in the studio! We want you to set one new goal for the summer! Whether that goal is to exercise 5 times a week for 30 minutes, sign up for a 5k, a ½ marathon, or to drink 8 glasses of water a day - write it down, make it real, and tell a friend, family member, or your TransFit family! We would love to support you and your summer goals! Download and print your summer goals sheet HERE !

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Staying Active on Vacation!

Vacation is a great time to relax and spend time with your family, but also a great time to continue your summer goals! You want to feel your best before, during, and after your vacation! We want to help you enjoy your vacation and come home feeling relaxed and refreshed — instead of feeling guilty or like you’ve blown your transformation goals! You can find simple workouts perfect for vacation on our TransFit app under “Workouts to Transform!” You can also watch the full Travel Transformer workout HERE !

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In Your presence there is fullness of joy!
— Psalms 16:11
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Super Greens Salad

Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 3 cups baby arugula

  • 3 cups baby spinach

  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries

  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

  • One pink lady apple cored and sliced thin 

  • 1/ 4 cup EVOO

  • 1 Lemon

  • 2 Tbsp white balsamic

  • Cracked Pepper

Instructions:

  • Combine baby arugula and spinach in large bowl

  • Add cranberries, pecans, parmesan cheese, and apple slices

  • Squeeze the lemon then add the EVOO and white balsamic for the dressing

  • Toss salad so all leaves are evenly coated then add cracked pepper

  • Serve and enjoy!

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Don’t forget we are now offering our Monthly All-Access pass for only $175! We want you to come workout with us every day this summer! Come transform and feel your best in body, mind, and spirit! Thank you for all that you do by being such an inspiring woman in this community! We are so thankful for you!

Check out our website for blogs, inspiration, recipes, workouts, and more!

Let us know how we can serve you! Email us at transfitathens@gmail.com if you have any questions or want to schedule a one-on-one.

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

We are so excited to be strategic partners with lululemon and offer amazing merchandise in Five Points at TransFit!

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💖 You’re in for a Mother's Day Treat!

Sweet friend,

It’s time to celebrate all of our amazing mothers and TransFit women! We hope you have had an encouraging week filled with hope and love! It’s been an incredible week in the studio so far. We are so inspired and encouraged by you all each day! You are so special to us and we are excited to continue to celebrate you the rest of Celebrate Women’s Week! We are doing fun giveaways in our sessions this week— sign up HERE to make sure you don’t miss out!

Don’t forget we are now offering our Monthly All-Access pass for only $175! We want you to come workout with us every day this summer! Come transform and feel your best in body, mind, and spirit!

Check out our last blog HERE for more inspiring mother-daughter spotlights!

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We look forward to seeing you all at our FREE Mother-Daughter run/walk this Saturday hosted by TransFit and Lululemon! Bring your mother, daughter, aunt, niece, or friend and join us for a great morning of exercise and giveaways as we celebrate the amazing woman you are! This event is for ALL women!

In honor of Mother’s Day, we are highlighting our incredible TransFit Mother-Daughter duos! We love being able to give encouragement through our amazing Transfit clients!

Cindy, Cynthia, Elizabeth, and Emory

“I’m so thankful that all the women in my family are so health conscious and involved in sports and fitness. However, I’m mostly thankful that we all have all been transformed by Christ’s grace and mercy. All of these passions bind us together and similarly to Transfit as well. I love the ‘family feeling’ at Transfit and I try to make it to TransFit at least two days per week. I love seeing so many mothers and daughters there. I was so impressed one day when a young lady and I were side by side on the bike and she turned to me, asking if I wanted to do some challenge exercises with her on the bike. She was so sweet and taught me new bike workouts. Each and every TransFit workout leaves me more energized both physically and spiritually.” -Cindy

We absolutely LOVE this family full of TransFit ladies!

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Cara and Maddie Lacy

“I started working out with Caroline long ago in the early days of TransFit, when it was a small group of hard-working ladies, sweating it out in her basement. From my very first workout, I was immediately drawn to her encouraging, faithful spirit and loved the renewed energy I had after each workout— despite being absolutely exhausted at the same time! Regularly scheduled workouts with Caroline keep me feeling stronger, eating better, and provide more mental clarity. When I read about TransFit girls, I knew I wanted that same uplifting and transformative healthy mindset for my daughters. Maddie was so excited to finally be old enough this year! We are both challenged with some muscle and joint laxity which makes it so incredibly important to keep our bodies strong. Maddie has absolutely loved working out in the studio and thrives in such a supportive and encouraging environment. I love that she has an additional influence in her life delivering the same messages we do about staying healthy and strong. (Somehow, I think she hears Corinn better than she listens to me!) Thank you to Caroline, Katie, Corinn and the entire TransFit team for helping us be the very best version of ourselves. We are forever grateful for your influence in our lives!” -Cara

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Katie and Kara Woodall

“Kara and I are stronger together! For us, living transformed is taking action every day towards being our best selves and continually transforming body, mind and spirit! By setting goals, big or small; by choosing to never give up, but instead, choosing to work harder, study more, and practice more. We both try to step out of our comfort zones — making new friends, trying something new like an activity or club, or even new foods and exercises. Though we are both far from perfect, we strive for progress as we live transformed every day… together!” -Katie

She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.
— Proverbs 31:26
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Classic Strawberry Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 8 strawberries (fresh or frozen)

  • 1/2 frozen banana

  • 1/2 cup of greek yogurt

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

  • 4-5 ice cubes (only if fresh strawberries were used)

  • Granola (optional)

Instructions:

  • Combine strawberries, banana, greek yogurt, milk, and ice cubes in a blender.

  • Blend until smooth and creamy.

  • Add granola on top of the smoothie for an extra taste.

  • Serve and enjoy!

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To celebrate you, we want you to join us at our FREE Mother’s Day run/walk and workout with lululemon this Saturday! This fun event is for mothers, daughters, and all women in the community. There will be a card station, refreshments, shopping, and fellowship! The event will be held on May 11, 2019 from 9:00-10:30 am.

You can register on the MindBody app HERE or Transfit app HERE!

Thank you for all that you do by being such an inspiring woman in this community! We are so thankful for you!

Check out our website for blogs, inspiration, recipes, workouts, and more!

Let us know how we can serve you! Email us at transfitathens@gmail.com if you have any questions or want to schedule a one-on-one.

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

We are so excited to be strategic partners with lululemon and offer amazing merchandise in Five Points at TransFit!

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💗 Celebrate Mother-Daughter Client Spotlights!

Sweet friend,

With Mother’s Day coming up this Sunday, we want to wish a Happy Mother's Day to our wonderful TransFit women

We are so grateful for you! You are so deserving of celebration on this day! We hope that you feel loved and encouraged today. Use today to spend time with your family, friends, and loved ones rejoicing over the gift of being a woman. You are such a beautiful lady inside and outside! 

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This week, we invite you to our Celebrate Women's Week! We will be celebrating YOU! Join us for a week full of fun sessions and giveaways! The week will end with a Mother-Daughter community run hosted by TransFit and Lululemon on Saturday, May 11th. Let's make exercise our medicine while celebrating all that we have to be thankful for as women!

In honor of Mother’s Day, we are highlighting our incredible Mother-Daughter TransFit clients! There will be more spotlights to come later this week, so be on the lookout!

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Lacy and Adeline Sinkwich

“I started working out at TransFit about 8 years ago. It was during a difficult time in my life when my father was dying from brain cancer. Meeting Caroline and gaining an understanding of how exercise can change not only your body but your mind and spirit as well helped me through a very difficult time. As soon as Adeline was old enough, I encouraged her to use exercise the same way. I wanted her to do it for her mind, body, and spirit. She has embraced the mission of TransFit and understands how it can help her manage anxiety and stress and even help her concentrate on her studies. Adeline has seen the benefits of exercise and has even experienced a difference in how she feels during the school day if she goes to the 5:30 am class, which is something I have never done! We are both so grateful for this place where we can take care of ourselves together and learn and be inspired by so many amazing women!” -Lacy

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Rebecca and Annabeth Bishop

“Annabeth and I are so thankful for each other and know that we are better together! God lovingly created us to do great things for Him, but we can only do that by being different from the world and living transformed. Whether ‘living transformed’ means nourishing our bodies with smart food choices, strengthening our muscles with exercise, or renewing our minds by studying God’s word, we are girls that support each other and make the most out of all we’ve been given!” -Rebecca

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Joy and Hannah Cooper

“Hannah and I have loved living Transformed with TransFit for so many reasons. Living transformed means that we get to worship our Heavenly Father together when we exercise. We usually come with great attitudes but there are days when we are struggling. More than once we have mouthed ”sorry” to each other while exercising as we renewed our minds to the truth of scripture at TransFit. Thank you, TransFit team, for continually spurring this Mother-Daughter relationship toward Christ-likeness.” -Joy

We may not be able to change the entire world, but we can change the world of at least one person.
— Tim Tebow

This is why we live transformed!

Fit for a Miracle 5K

Thank you for all your prayers and support for the Fit for a Miracle 5k! We are so thankful to have had such a great turn out to support ESP! We ended up having at least 400 people run the race and we raised funds for ESP’s new Miracle League Complex! With this new complex comes a variety of opportunities for the amazing people of ESP— people of ALL abilities! We want to give a huge shout out to Java Joy and Joy FM for bringing great coffee and music to the big day! Thank you to our sponsors, volunteers, runners, and walkers for making this day great, we couldn’t have done this race without you!

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We just want to thank these amazing sponsors again! Their generous donations will help ESP build the Miracle League Complex, which provides inclusive play for children and families of all abilities!

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To celebrate you, we want you to join us at our FREE Mother’s Day run and workout with lululemon this Saturday! This fun event is for mothers, daughters, and all women in the community. There will be a card station, refreshments, shopping, and fellowship! The event will be held on May 11, 2019 from 9:00-10:30 am.

You can register on the MindBody app HERE or Transfit app HERE!

Thank you for all that you do by being such an incredible woman in this community! We are so thankful for you!

Check out our website for blogs, inspiration, recipes, workouts, and more!

Let us know how we can serve you! Email us at transfitathens@gmail.com if you have any questions or want to schedule a one-on-one.

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

We are so excited to be strategic partners with lululemon and offer amazing merchandise in Five Points at TransFit!

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💪 Exercise is Medicine: Get Ready for a Total Transformation!

Sweet friend,

Can you believe May is here? We have been blessed with such lovely weather this week and we are excited for summer! If you are doing our TransFIVE day challenge, we want to encourage you to finish strong! You’re more than halfway there— you can do it!

Don’t forget to turn in your April Arms calendar challenge to win a prize! You can bring it into the studio, text a photo to any of our staff, or email us a photo HERE.

This month, it’s time for a total transformation challenge! The theme for this month is: Exercise is Medicine! Regular exercise can help you control your weight, boost your energy levels, improve your mood, and even fight some diseases. Join us in the total transformation challenge starting today! 

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We are challenging you to keep track of your exercise and nutrition this month using a points system! The calendar above will be used to keep track of your points. Log your points each day and at the end of the month, the person with the most points will win a free month of sessions!

So how does this challenge work? You will keep track of your exercise, nutrition, water intake, and reflection time each day through points. You can gain up a maximum of 5 points each day. Here’s the points breakdown:

  • 1 point for 80+ ounces of water

  • 1 point for 3 servings of vegetables

  • 1 point for 2 servings of fruit

  • 1 point for 30 minutes of exercise

  • 1 point for reflection time.

 Log your points for each day on your calendar and at the end of the month, we will total all the points to see who our winners are!

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What’s Happening in May

All-Access Pass: This month, get our All-Access pass for only $175! Don’t miss out on this awesome deal— purchase sessions today on the TransFit app HERE!

Mother Daughter Run/Walk: Join TransFit and lululemon for a mother-daughter community run/walk on Saturday, May 11th at 9 am! See below for more information!

HIIT Cardio: Continue to join us for HIIT cardio classes 5:30 am and 9:30 am on Tuesdays and 9:30 on Thursdays!

lululemon: TransFit is now a strategic partner with lululemon. Come to the studio and check out our merchandise. We will be restocking with new items often, so let us know what items you want to see!

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In honor of National Prayer Day tomorrow, we wanted to send you a message from our Director of Spiritual Development and Outreach, Pam Adams!

“On the National Day of Prayer, we are encouraged to give thanks and turn to God in prayer. This year’s theme is Love One Another, taken from John 13:34 “Love one another. Just as I have loved you.” 

Please join us in prayer today thanking God for his indescribable gift of Jesus Christ and asking that TransFit be known by our love for others through our generosity and kindness to those in our community in need, which will overflow in many expressions of thanks to God (2 Corinthians 9:12). Please pray that our Fit For a Miracle 5K/Miracle Mile benefitting ESP on Saturday will be a HUGE success and the Miracle League will be a blessing to many for years to come!”

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Fit for a Miracle 5K

The 5K is this Saturday, so make sure you register! The deadline to register on active.com is tonight at midnight! Use the code in the photo above for $5 off of your registration fee. Register online HERE!

You can also download the mail-in registration form and bring it into the studio or register at the race. The registration cost is now $30! Are you interested in volunteering for the 5K? Click HERE to find out how you can help!

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We are so grateful for these amazing sponsors! Their generous donations will help ESP build the Miracle League Complex, which provides inclusive play for children and families of all abilities! We are so excited to continue raising money for this cause through 5K and Miracle Mile registrations— don’t forget to register!

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The Saturday following the 5K, we are so excited to host a FREE Mother’s Day run and workout with lululemon! This fun event is for mothers, daughters, and all women in the community. There will be a card station, refreshments, shopping, and fellowship! The event will be held on May 11, 2019 from 9:00-10:30 am.

You can register on the MindBody app HERE or Transfit app HERE!

Here’s a great yoga flow to release glutes and hips in honor of our 5K this weekend! Click the image to download it.

We want your feedback! Please help us continue to improve by taking 5 minutes to complete the survey below!

We can’t wait to live transformed with you this May!

Check out our website for blogs, inspiration, recipes, workouts, and more!

Let us know how we can serve you! Email us at transfitathens@gmail.com if you have any questions or want to schedule a one-on-one.

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

👊 Get Ready! The TransFIVE Day Challenge Starts Tomorrow!

Sweet friend,

We hope you had a wonderful weekend, relaxing and spending time doing what you love! We wanted to remind you to join us in our TransFIVE day challenge, which starts TOMORROW! Your transformation starts tomorrow and we are so excited to take this journey into a healthier lifestyle with you! To help kickstart your transformation, come workout with us! You can schedule sessions on our free app HERE!

This ebook includes a getting started guide, meal plan, grocery list, recipes, tips, daily inspiration, and more! Plus, this year we updated it with our favorite spring recipes!

Download the challenge for free NOW! This incredible deal will not last long!

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This week, meditate each day on Luke 10:27, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind.” Together, let’s take our minds off sugar for five days, and instead relay our focus on the source of our inner strength. 

Our team is doing the challenge with you! We’ll be checking in on our Facebook and Instagram to encourage you, so make sure you’re following us! Let’s motivate one another to give our best to the challenge this week!

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Fit for a Miracle 5K

The 5K is this Saturday, so make sure you register! You can download the mail-in registration form and bring it into the studio or register at the race. The registration cost is now $30! Are you interested in volunteering for the 5K? Click HERE to find out how you can help!

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We are so grateful for these amazing sponsors! Their generous donations will help ESP build the Miracle League Complex, which provides inclusive play for children and families of all abilities! We are so excited to continue raising money for this cause through 5K and Miracle Mile registrations— don’t forget to register!

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The Saturday following the 5K, we are so excited to host a FREE Mother’s Day run and workout with lululemon! This fun event is for mothers, daughters, and all women in the community. There will be a card station, refreshments, shopping, and fellowship! The event will be held on May 11, 2019 from 9:00-10:30 am.

You can register on the MindBody app HERE or Transfit app HERE!

We have exciting news for May!

To help you finish April strong and start a new month, we are offering our monthly All-Access pass for only $175! Don’t miss out on this awesome deal— purchase sessions today on the TransFit app HERE!

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We want your feedback! Please help us continue to improve by taking 5 minutes to complete the survey below!

Check out our website for blogs, inspiration, recipes, workouts, and more!

Let us know how we can serve you! Email us at transfitathens@gmail.com if you have any questions or want to schedule a one-on-one.

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

🔥 Are You Ready to Kickstart Your Transformation? Try Our TransFIVE Challenge!

Sweet friend,

We have had such an incredible week in the studio with you! April is almost over— make sure you turn in your April Arms Challenge calendar to win a prize! You can bring it into the studio, text a picture to our staff, or email us a picture to transfitathens@gmail.com.

Get excited! It’s time for our TransFIVE Challenge! Join our TransFit community as we revive our bodies, minds, and spirits by eliminating sugar for 5 days! The TransFIVE Challenge includes a getting started guide, meal plan, grocery list, recipes, tips, daily inspiration, and more! We’ve updated the TransFIVE program using our favorite spring recipes, so whether you’ve participated before or this is your first time, you can benefit from the challenge!

This week only, you can download the challenge for FREE! Click the button below to download the Spring TransFIVE challenge.

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What is the TransFIVE challenge? It’s simple. Five days of eating clean, whole foods. You focus on eating lean protein, lots of vegetables and fruits, and healthy fats. You avoid foods with any added sugars and simple carbohydrates like potatoes, breads, and pastas. We believe you can do anything for five days! These five days will allow you to reset your mind, shifting your focus back to your transformation goals! Let’s start May feeling our very best!

Next week, meditate each day on Luke 10:27, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind.” Together, let’s take our minds off sugar for five days, and instead relay our focus on the source of our inner strength. Focus on our Creator and love Him with your WHOLE self. 

Our team will be doing the challenge with you! We’ll be checking in on our Facebook and Instagram to encourage you, so make sure you’re following us! Let’s motivate one another to give our best to the challenge next week!

Are you ready to crush your summer goals? We want to connect with you!

We are offering 10% off of our 1-1 sessions to keep you accountable! To schedule a 1-1, use code “TRANSFORM10” at checkout on our free app!

Additionally, we are available for FREE 20 minute-check ins (to help you set new goals, assess body fat and measurements, or anything else you specifically want help with) on Monday and Tuesday afternoons! If you aren’t available or don’t live in town, these meetings can be done via phone call as well! Email us HERE to schedule a meeting!

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Fit for a Miracle 5K

TODAY is the LAST DAY to pre-register for this event at the reduced cost!

After today, registration will increase to $30 and you will not be guaranteed a t-shirt. You can register for this event online HERE or download the mail-in registration form.

Are you interested in volunteering for the 5K? Click HERE to find out how you can help!

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We are so grateful for these amazing sponsors! Their generous donations will help ESP build the Miracle League Complex, which provides inclusive play for children and families of all abilities! We are so excited to continue raising money for this cause through 5K and Miracle Mile registrations— don’t forget to register today!

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The Saturday following the 5K, we are so excited to host a FREE Mother’s Day run and workout with lululemon! This fun event is for mothers, daughters, and all women in the community. There will be a card station, refreshments, shopping, and fellowship! The event will be held on May 11, 2019 from 9:00-10:30 am.

You can register on the MindBody app HERE or Transfit app HERE!

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We want your feedback! Please help us continue to improve by taking 5 minutes to complete the survey below!

Check out our website for blogs, inspiration, recipes, workouts, and more!

Let us know how we can serve you! Email us at transfitathens@gmail.com if you have any questions or want to schedule a one-on-one.

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

🔥 New Total Body Workout for #MondayMotivation!

Sweet friends,

We hope you had a wonderful Easter with your family celebrating Jesus’ resurrection! This week, we encourage you to finish April strong! Keep filling in the April Arms challenge and submit them to us in order to win a prize. Let’s do it!

Get excited about our spring TransFIVE Challenge coming up next week! Join our TransFit community as we revive our bodies, minds, and spirits by eliminating sugar for 5 days! The TransFIVE Challenge includes a getting started guide, meal plans, grocery lists, recipes, tips, daily inspiration, and more! Check your email later this week for an updated Spring version of the challenge.

You only need a bosu ball and a set of dumbbells for this incredible total body workout! To do the 4th exercise in this workout (Bosu Ball Transformer), do a plank holding the ball, jump your legs to outside of the bosu, then lift the bosu above your head. This workout will get your heart rate up and ignite your core muscles!

We are still offering 10% off of our 1-1 sessions to keep you accountable! To schedule a 1-1, use code “TRANSFORM10” at checkout on our free app!

Additionally, we are available for FREE 20 minute-check ins (to help you set new goals, assess body fat and measurements, or anything you specifically want help with) on Monday and Tuesday afternoons! If you aren’t available or don’t live in town, these meetings can be done via phone call as well! Email us HERE to schedule a meeting!

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Fit for a Miracle 5K

Friday is the LAST DAY to pre-register for this event! After Friday, the cost will increase to $30 and you will not be guaranteed a shirt.

This week, registration is $25 with a t-shirt for the 5K and $15 with a t-shirt for the Miracle Mile. You can register for this event online HERE or download the mail-in registration form below. All of the proceeds from this event will be donated toward Extra Special People and help to fund the new Miracle League Complex.

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We are so grateful for these amazing sponsors! These generous donations will help ESP build their Miracle League Complex, which provides inclusive play for children and families of all abilities! We are so excited to continue raising money for this cause through 5K and Miracle Mile registrations— don’t forget to register today!

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The Saturday following the 5K, we are so excited to host a FREE Mother’s Day run and workout with lululemon! This fun event is for mothers, daughters, and all women in the community. There will be a card station, refreshments, shopping, and fellowship! The event will be held on May 11, 2019 from 9:00-10:30 am.

You can register for FREE on our app HERE!

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We want your feedback! Please help us continue to improve by taking 5 minutes to complete the survey below!

Check out our website for blogs, inspiration, recipes, workouts, and more!

Let us know how we can serve you! Email us at transfitathens@gmail.com if you have any questions or want to schedule a one-on-one.

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

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🔥 The New HIIT Workout Will Transform Your Metabolism!

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Sweet friends, 

We hope February is off you a great start for you! We have some exciting things going on in the studio this week for Valentine’s Day, so make sure you’re following us on Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date!

We wanted to share the importance of High-Intensity Interval Training and how HIIT can help you reach your goals and transform your body, mind, and spirit! Each of our TransFormer sessions in the studio this month will have multiple High-Intensity Intervals throughout the strength workout and we have dedicated sessions for HIIT Cardio workouts every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30!  

High-intensity interval training, or HIIT for short, was named one of the top fitness trends in the world for 2019, based on an annual survey by the American College of Sports Medicine. HIIT is comprised of short, hard bouts of cardio exercise—anywhere from 10 seconds to 3 minutes in length—broken up by brief recovery periods.

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How hard is hard? That depends on the interval length and your body, but the key is to go as hard as you can for the duration of the effort. So, you’re working in your VO2 max zone, or about 90-95% of your max heart rate (or a 9 on a scale of 1 to 10) for the duration of the high interval.

Then you recover - your bring your heart rate down.
How much recovery you take between intervals depends on your goals. Short intervals are usually paired with equally short or even shorter recovery periods so your body can adapt to repeated maximal efforts. And because your heart rate stays elevated during the recovery periods, your aerobic energy system gets a training benefit, as well.

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New studies on the benefits of HIIT make the news regularly. Take, for example, this one from the November 2018 issue of American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology. Researchers found that just two minutes of sprint interval training (in this case, four 30-second max-effort sprints followed by four and a half minutes of recovery for a total of 20 minutes) improved mitochondrial function—when your cells can change fuel to energy quickly—just as well as 30 minutes of moderate exercise in a group of active men and women. In other words, going ALL out for two minutes of really hard INTERVAL training can give you the same fitness benefits as a 30 minute steady, moderate pace workout.

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No surprise, HIIT training is outstanding for your cardiovascular system. Research shows, depending on how fit you are when you begin, HIIT can boost your VO2 max (how much oxygen you can use) up to 46 percent in 24 weeks. It can also increase your stroke volume (how much blood your heart pumps out per beat) by 10 percent after eight weeks of training and significantly lower your resting heart rate. ♥️

It also makes your body a furnace of a fat burner. 🔥HIIT fires up production of your body’s growth hormones that help you maintain muscle and burn fat for hours after you’re done, and it lowers insulin resistance for better blood sugar control.

And it does more than benefit your body! HIIT is amazing for your mind. Research shows that high-intensity workouts improve cognitive function and increase levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) more than an easier exercise. BDNF is essential for learning, memory, and mood regulation, and your brain uses it to repair and maintain brain cells.

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3 Ways HIIT Can Help You Live Transformed:

  1. Lose abdominal fat: In a study of sedentary women, 20 minutes of HIIT were compared with 40 minutes of steady-state exercise, and the HIIT subjects were the only ones who lost fat— primarily excess abdominal fat!

2. Protect your heart: A study of nearly 5000 people with heart disease showed that HIIT did more to protect them from future heart problems than moderate workouts.

3. Recharge your cells and boost your hormones: HIIT is proven to make more proteins for your energy-producing mitochondria, which helps slow down aging and boost youth hormones!

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Check out our NEW Transformer HIIT workout! The photos throughout post demonstrate different high and low intensity exercises on the workout below!

Try this Transformer HIIT workout to revive your metabolism and live heart healthy this February! No matter your age or activity level, YOU can do some form of a HIIT workout — your body is a temple! You can still get the benefits of HIIT just by adjusting whatever exercises you do!

View all of your exercise as a form of worship and get moving today!

Click the button below to see us a video of us doing this workout on our YOUTUBE!

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Don’t forget to sign up for this month’s lunch and learn! It is on February 22nd from 12-1 pm and we’ll be doing a self defense class taught by Borders! Spots in this event are limited so sign up on our app HERE before they run out! Cost is $15 to cover lunch from The Pine.

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We hope you will join us in the studio for any of our sessions to transform. Let us know how we can serve you! Email us at transfitathens@gmail.com if you have any questions!

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

True Confession of a Perfectionist Trying to Let Go…

Sweet friends,

Does anyone else start to feel the pressure as we head into the holiday season? Why do I do this to myself every year?  Do you feel the pressure to have the perfectly decorated house, the most delicious Thanksgiving meal, and of course, the perfect party dress? Anybody else reading my mail? 

As we enter into the holiday season this year, I crave for things to be different. I am passionate about the saying “I AM ENOUGH.” I want to believe this statement and trust Him in the process.

Sweet sisters, today let’s all replace these lies we perfectionist face with what is true. Let’s say these words loud and clear together:

“I am cherished”

“I am beloved”

“I am good enough”

Because of what our incredible Christ has already done for us; yes, YOU are adored by a faithful God.  What amazing news that is and what a relief when we can actually believe in our hearts what is true about who we really are!

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That is why my life mission at this stage in life is to inspire women to transform not only their physical bodies, but their entire lives. Our goal is to help women overcome the lies that we all battle everyday of “the perfect life” and to embrace the gifts they have been given to be able to walk in confidence in who they were meant to be

Our annual contest Holiday Extravaganza helps us to maintain our weight over the holidays. Why do we do it?  Because we are called to give our best with what we have been given or should I say gifted? We are called to glorify Him and love others well. We can do this when our physical bodies are at their best. 

You are right, physical transformation is the before and after photos of women losing 50 pounds. We know that good nutrition and proper exercise can lead to weight loss; however, losing weight is not what life is all about. Losing weight or getting to a “number” on the scale doesn’t lead to true happiness. It’s a fleeting jolt of bliss but will never lead to real joy. 

Real transformation has little to do with our body shape and has everything to do with the truths we are putting deep in our hearts and minds.  When His word permeates through our veins daily we can have a genuine life change, and enjoy the process of transformation daily. It’s this transformative journey where we experience deep relationship and the true joy with our God and our community. 

How the truths seep into your veins is not by some physical activity that you do, or by some kind act you performed. The process of transformation is something He does in you over time. 

2 Corinthians 12:9 reminds us, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weakness, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.”  He grants us grace when He formed us specifically in the palm of His mighty hand. He is the one who will transform you from the inside out. He can replace the lies that we have to be perfect with the truth that we are cherished and adored. Enough.

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I started this business 8 years ago because my mind was leading me in all the wrong directions, and I was in a pit of depression and despair. I had fallen prey to the “not perfect life” so it’s “not worth it life.” However, what was “perfect" in the world was not real. God transformed my life by instilling real truths about my body, my “perfect life”, and what really should be filling my soul.  

He still is transforming me daily, and can transform you. WHY?  Because He loves us and He choose us.  He does this not because we are “a number on a scale” or because we have done all the right things. He made us enough just the way are— today. Right now, this hour, this minute. So remind yourself of that truth. YOU ARE ENOUGH. A scale or a pair of jeans doesn’t need to control you and ruin your day.  You were put on this earth to love, not feel guilt or to beat yourself up over a size or number. Jesus reminds us over and over in His word to “love our neighbor as ourselves.” 

Why is it hard for us to accept this and live this out? And how do we do this, really? 

We start by seeking self-respect, security, and significance in Christ. We start to know Him, spend time with Him, and love Him to be able to truly love ourselves. 

So stop right now telling yourself: “I’m too fat, I’m too old, I’m too tired, or I’m too flawed”

Silence that inner critic who says you can’t, you won’t or you aren’t…because YES you are imperfect; we all are, but YOU ARE ENOUGH. Because of Him, you are worthy, you are loved, you are strong enough to get though whatever comes in your life journey.

 So my challenge to you is this: start treating yourself with love, self-respect, and significance.  

You were fearfully and wonderfully made and specifically designed for an amazing life purpose. You are loved and you are enough.

Today is the day to take action on your goals, your life, your health, and your body. Treat the temple you have been given with utmost care and respect. Love and honor yourself by taking care of yourself. Remind yourself daily, no, hourly who you really are:

You are enough, and you are adored by a mighty and powerful King.

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How can we help you, care for you, pray for you? Our staff wants to know you, connect with you and encourage you. Please reach out to us at transfitathens@gmail.com. We would love to schedule one-on-one time for coffee, or a walk or healthy lunch!

Love and Blessings,

Caroline

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Toned Arms For the Summer?! Your NEW Favorite Arm Workout! 💪🏼

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Sweet friends,

Summertime is a perfect opportunity to show off those strong arms you've put such hard work into all year. If you're not quite there yet, don't despair because this amazing 20 minute TransForm Your Arms workout will whip your arms in shape in no time! Try doing these exercises two-three times a week in addition to your normal exercise routine and see the difference it makes in not only the appearance of your arms and shoulders but your total upper body strength. Remeber to get in at least 3 sets of the below exercises! 

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Add this Transform Your Arms workout to the push-up challenge! You will be stronger in your upper body strength and it will help to increase the number of push-ups that you are able to do! Remember that anyone who completes our July Push-Up challenge will be entered into a drawing for a MONTH of FREE sessions! Let's do this ladies!

  We would love to hear your favorite arm exercise! For more arm workouts or any workouts, and yoga sequences go to our TRANSFORM section of the website! You can also download our FREE app for workouts, inspiration, and recipes! Keep pushing yourself, as you complete the push-up challenge! 

Mark your calendar for our Middle School Girls Sessions starting August 8! The session will meet on Wednesday's from 4:30-5:30! You can sign up on the FREE TransFit app! You can purchase the 4 pack of sessions or the individual sessions! We hope to see you or your friends/daughter(s) on August 8th! 

Let us know if there is anything we can do to help you reach those goals for July! May you rest in His love for you, today, beautiful friend! Through His love and grace, you can find FREEDOM!  We have loved DIVING into the book of John with you this month. Be on the lookout as our TransFit Bible Study will start in September! 

Blessings,

Team TransFit

Happy 4th of July! Let's Find Our Freedom in HIM!

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Happy 4th of July! 

This month we are diving in deeper in everything we do and today let's focus on the fact that by grace we have saved through faith! That’s when we have freedom & true peace! On the 4th we are especially thankful for the freedom of our country! We live in a place where freedom is offered day after day because of the sacrifice of others. We are so thankful for the men & women who serve our country bravely and with honor. Let's lift up these amazing hero's in prayer as we celebrate this 4th of July. 

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Here is a great 4th of July recipe you can try today! Super easy and a huge hit for the whole family! Enjoy!

WATERMELON CAPRESE SALAD

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Chop baby tomatoes, fresh basil, fresh mozzeralla cheese, watermelon- Drizzle of olive oil and balsamic! Toss lightly to coat! Yuummmm....

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We hope that you enjoy your 4th of July festivities while living transformed in mind, body, and spirit! 

Remember, the studio is CLOSED for the remainder of the week! We hope that you continue to live transformed outside of the studio! Don't forget about our July push-up challenge!

Don't forget about our FREE workouts on the website and app, as well as workout videos on the website and YouTube, plus fun and healthy recipes to try for your 4th of July festivities! 

If you have any questions, please email us at transfitathens@gmail.com.

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

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Dive Into Grace This July!

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DIVE

(v): To intentionally jump or plunge headfirst

July has officially arrived and we are ready to dive in! We lit the SPARK of whole body health and wellness in June and now let's dive deeper into nutrition, exercise, and scripture! I love the word INTENTIONALLY in the definition of DIVE. To keep moving forward this July in our goals and dreams, let's clean the slate starting today and dive in by intentionally doing one thing new for your body, mind, and spirit.

What is that one thing you CAN do this month? 

INTENTIONALLY: 

OPEN HIS WORD DAILY

DRINK ONE EXTRA GLASS OF WATER DAILY

MOVE YOUR BODY DAILY

EAT MORE GREENS DAILY

ENCOURAGE SOMEONE DAILY

TRY THE JULY ARM CHALLENGE DAILY

________________   DAILY (fill in your blank)

Write your one thing down, tell a friend, and stay accountable! Dive in deeper this month and challenge yourself to a new goal! We are excited to hear about it!  Remember, His grace is sufficient for us!! Release the past and reset for a new day! Let's dive into all that He has in store for us this month!

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This month, we are challenging you to our Transform Your Arms in JulyPush Up Challenge. Each person who completes this challenge will be put into our drawing for a MONTH of FREE sessions!!! Send us your calendar filled out each day and you could be the winner!! Commit to one thing a day- try doing push-ups daily and if not push-ups, then hold a plank for the number of seconds on the push-up challenge calendar! We hope that you will join us this month, as we transform our arms, our minds, and spirits for the summer! 

If you want more of a challenge, try doing the push-ups on a medicine ball! We believe in YOU!

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We pray that this month you rest in His grace! This month, we are encouraging and challenging all clients and friends to join the TransFit Team, as we study the book of John together! What an amazing way for us to build community than going through the Word together! You can follow along as we read through the book of John this month! 

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If you completed our June squat challenge- please email or text us with a picture of your completed calendar, so that you can be inserted in the drawing for a month of FREE sessions

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We want to remind you that our studio will be OPEN on Monday ONLY and 1-1 appointments will be available all week; however, the studio WILL BE CLOSED Tuesday-Saturday due to the 4th of July! We hope that you will continue to live transformed on vacation!

Don't forget about our FREE workouts on the website and app, as well as workout videos on the website and YouTube, plus fun and healthy recipes to try for your 4th of July festivities! 

If you have any questions, please email us at transfitathens@gmail.com. 

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

Want Toned Legs for the Summer?! We've Got The Perfect Workout For YOU!

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Ladies! 

June is off to an amazing start! WOW! You sure have lit a SPARK inside, let's keep the fire burning as we continue daily to be ALL IN! We are so proud of each of you. Thank you for committing to living transformed! Today, we wanted to share one of our favorite leg workouts! The Transformer Sculpted Leg Workout will ensure that you will sculpt those legs and tone them for the summer. Check out the video below to follow along! Don't forget that we have a HEALTHY LIVING tab on the website where you can find FREE recipes, meal plans, workouts, and workout videos! You can also check out the TransFit app for workouts, recipes, and inspiration

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We hope that you have lit a SPARK inside to live transformed this June! Don't forget about our NEW summer sessions!

TUESDAY AND THURSDAY @ 9:30 AM- HIIT CARDIO

WEDNESDAY @ 6:30 AM- HIIT CARDIO

MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY @ 4:30- TRANSFORMERS

Sign up for all sessions in advance on the FREE TransFit app, so that we can prepare the sessions specifically for you! 

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You can live transformed! Let's make this June our best month yet! 

Don't miss out on our giveaways, posts, inspiration, and more on Instagram! Make sure you are following us, @transfitathens for weekly giveaways and more! We also have highlights of our favorite recipes, post-workout snacks, an exercise of the day, and daily inspiration on our Instagram page! Follow for a chance to win FREE sessions and merchandise! 

If we can help you achieve your goals for this June, please email us at transfitathens@gmail.com. 

Blessings, 

Team TransFit

CELEBRATE! A New Transforming Workout You Can Do Anywhere! 💪🏼💗🎉

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Sweet friends, 

Each of you has been working so hard this May! You have taken the total transformation May challenge and are achieving your points each day! THANK YOU! We are so proud of you!  Remember May is Exercise is Medicine month! 30 minutes a day 5 times a week can physically change your body and chemically change your brain!  

We are celebrating ALL week in the studio with fun transforming workouts, amazing giveaways, and uplifting encouragement! Please join us to Celebrate Women's Week! Thanks again to our incredible sponsors and friends who donated prizes throughout the week!

We are ending the week with an amazing community Transformer session. lululemon will be in the studio Saturday from 8-11 for a special Mother's Day Trunk Show!  Stop in for a great workout, fun fellowship, healthy treats, and the best new workout apparel! 

 Sign up on the TransFit app under SPECIAL EVENTS! 

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Today, we are sharing a perfect at home workout just for you! As May is in full swing and the summer is about to kick off, our schedules can become even more "full" and it may seem harder to find time to workout! We want to encourage you to make the time for a workout. Remember exercise is worship! Whether you are in the studio or doing an at-home workout, we hope that you are challenging yourself to exercise daily! Check out the exercises and video below for an at home workout made just for you! 

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Let's commit to giving each hour and each day our best! We believe in you and know you can do it! We would love for you to join us this week for our sessions and giveaways at EVERY session! Sign up for our FREE Mother-Daughter Community Workout on our TRANSFIT APP under SPECIAL EVENTS!

if you’re needing a jumpstart and would like to meet one on one with one of our trainers or nutrition consultant’s please check our schedule here or email us for times that would work best for you. You can email us at transfitathens@gmail.com or book an appointment on the TransFit app under 1-1/ Personal Training

 If you have any questions, please email us at transfitathens@gmail.com. 

Blessings, 

Team TransFit 

Mother and Daughters Client Spotlight You Are Going to LOVE!

Sweet friends, 

Thank you for challenging yourself to run the race with perseverance this week! Wow, we had an amazing week in the studio!  Today, we have the honor and joy of highlighting three of our amazing clients! These three are special, as they are a mother and twin daughters client spotlight! Elizabeth, Cynthia, and Cindy are our April client spotlights, each with their own personal transformation story! 

These TransFit ladies will inspire you to keep giving your best one hour, one day at a time to live transformed

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Cindy Lester's transformation story: 

I’ve always been an outdoors “Tomboy” growing up climbing trees, riding bikes, playing baseball and football as a kid…. And I have played Tennis and golf most of my life.  About eight years ago, at 60 years old, playing golf at the Country Club, I was “just slightly” in the woods on one of my drives and slipped on a tree root, breaking my fibula. After that, I started therapy and a workout routine that continues today. I started then and have continued cardio workout at the club for an hour a day, 3 times a week. I generally try to do TransFit two days a week, tennis one or two days a week and golf when it’s pretty (fair weather golfer). I love tennis and we’re on a 4.0, 65 and over tennis team that will go to state in October – just because we have no local competition.  Our tennis team did go all the way to Nationals back in 2009 in Palm Springs, California and came in second place Nationally…. Thanks to everyone else on the team! I have really enjoyed the weight exercises and just feeling more fit after starting TransFit classes… I continue to work professionally at Synovus Trust Company, managing the local Athens division and really enjoy meeting and getting to know new clients and people through my work. And finally, I’m ABSOLUTELY most proud of my girls, their families, and their personal accomplishments. 

Cindy and her grandkids! 

Cindy and her grandkids! 

Elizabeth Johnson's transformation story:

Although I have been active in sports all my life, medical school and residency seemed to take my time and slow my focus on exercising. My husband and I moved back to Athens after finishing my residency in Internal Medicine, and I had just given birth to our son, Cole.  Again, it seemed being a new mom and working to build a practice put a daily exercise routine on the back burner.  Finally, Cynthia, my twin sister, moved back to Athens as well.  We have always encouraged and challenged each other. About 6 years ago, we started doing home programs together at lunch at my sister’s house. We kept each other accountable and would text daily about which workout we were going to do when finished seeing patients for the morning.  It got me back exercising 5 days a week and I had so much energy. Even on weekends, Cynthia and I would encourage each other to make up a day if we had missed during the week.  

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Elizabeth Johnson and family

In June of 2017, Cynthia had given my mom and I a gift card to TransFit for Christmas, and I finally used it one Saturday morning. Cynthia had already been going so she could show me the ropes.  I got in several Saturday morning classes and loved it, but it was only 1 day a week and I would exercise on my own during the weekday.  I kept telling myself I could never make 5:30 am work. Even Caroline gently suggested I try a 5:30 am class.  Cynthia again had recently tried the 5:30 am class, and I knew if she could make it work with getting the kids to school then I could too. I remember not sleeping at all that first October night I knew I was going at 5:30 am because I was so nervous about making it home, getting dressed myself, and getting the kids up and ready. However, since October I have been going to TransFit most Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings and I love it. It starts my day off right and keeps me more motivated during the day! 

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Exercise isn’t everything though, it's a piece to transformation. Having my son in travel baseball and daughter in gymnastics makes for eating out a lot during the weekend. This can blow an entire week of hard work. I try, although definitely not always, to make good choices.  I am better some weeks than others. I have started packing a healthy snack bag thanks to Katie Woodall’s great suggestions recently. I love the Oatmega bars, Chomps beef sticks, and Organic fit bars. Plus, my children now will go to the snack bag first instead of asking for money at the concession stands, so they are getting less junk. I have a small refrigerator in my office that I can keep Greek yogurt and cut veggies to snack on at work. I have started getting weekly meals from Perfect Portions with Kaeti Shurling during the week to help keep me accountable with weeknight sporting events. My current goal is the late night snacks or meals. Many weekend nights, we are driving home from a tournament at 10 pm and my son needs something to eat after his game. At that hour, fast food is about the only thing open. I’m tired and this is when I make my worse food decisions. If home, I probably would be asleep.  So, my goal going into more Spring and Summer sports is to make better food decisions.

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Cynthia Shepherd's transformation story:

I grew up in Watkinsville. My mother, Cindy Lester, and twin sister, Elizabeth Johnson are also clients at Transfit. I grew up in a very active family. Elizabeth and I started playing tennis at age 5. We were very competitive and played tournaments growing up. We eventually played in high school at OCHS at  No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles. We also played basketball and volleyball. Learning to study and do homework with a busy after school sports schedule was something that definitely prepared me to for the years ahead in medical school, residency and fellowship. As a family growing up, my parents also instilled the importance of being active together as a family. Despite both parents working full-time jobs, they supported us at every event, home and away. We enjoyed playing golf, water skiing and going for long walks in Madison with my grandmother. 

My husband and I moved back to Watkinsville, our hometown, in July 2011. At that point, we had a 3-year-old daughter and a 9-month-old son. I was not back to my pre-baby weight and this affected my mood and outlook about myself. I started doing home workouts and ultimately encouraged my sister to be my accountability partner. We would work out at lunch together 4-5 days a week. Still, I was not happy with my weight and knew that my diet was not where it should be. I signed up for Caroline’s Nutritional program in the Summer/Spring of 2013 and loved the weekly meal plans and grocery lists. Her meals are healthy for the whole family and easy to cook. While exercising consistently 5 days a week and following my daily meal plan, I was able to get to my goal weight. 

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I started working out with Transfit approximately 2 years ago and love the Transformer workouts. I initially started going 1-2 days per week and worked out at home the remaining days. Now I have found the 5:30 AM class fits great with my schedule and helps me start my day more alert and on a positive note. I usually work out 3 days a week at Transfit and 2-3 days a week at my home gym. I love HITT training, running and interval training. My husband has done a number of Ironmans and ½ Ironmans, so he encouraged me to do the Tri-to-Beat Cancer’s Duathlon a few years ago.  I find working out with others is very motivational and love the positive inspiration and encouraging smiles from all the Transfit trainers.  I have definitely gained muscle and strength. It’s also pretty awesome to work out with my 67 y/o mother at Transfit on some afternoons. My children know that if I don’t get to exercise, I am grumpy. They see that exercise is an important part of my life and have learned more about making healthy choices.

As an oncologist, I stress to my patients that exercise and eating a heart-healthy diet with plenty of lean protein and veggies is the best way to fight and prevent cancer. Exercise also relieves stress and anxiety and can also help prevent other diseases such as Alzheimer’s dementia (particularly interval training), cardiac disease and osteoporosis. 

In regards to meal planning, I have found that using Kaeti Sterling’s Perfect Portions has been a wonderful time savior for my family and a nutritional way to feed my family quickly when I get home late from work.  My family’s favorite recipes include turkey meatballs and turkey burgers.                                                                                                                                                                                              

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Thank you, ladies, for sharing your transformation story! We are so proud of each of you!

Let these stories inspire you to start today on your journey for total body transformation! The time is NOW!  We are here for you! We hope that you feel inspired and encouraged by each of their stories

To finish April strong we wanted to share with you a FREE Spring Meal Plan and recipes!! Challenge yourself and meal prep on Sunday! Get ready for an amazing week! 

If you have any questions, please email us at transfitathens@gmail.com. Don't forget to sign up for our Lunch and Learn on Wednesday! Sign up on our FREE app under SPECIAL EVENTS!

Blessings, 

Team TransFit