Allow me to introduce myself & my gorgeous family! I am Annalisa, a 31 year old wife to my husband Keith. I was born and raised in Massachusetts, moved to Charleston, South Carolina in 2014, and now we are BACK in Massachusetts surrounded by family & long-time friends. We are new parents to the love of our life, Benjamin who arrived in January of 2017 and our 11 year old lab-collie girl, Bindi!
am WAS a full-time Speech-Language Pathologist, and recently changed to hourly work as I have replaced my income with coaching! As an SLP I work with adults in the medical field who have experienced strokes, mental status changes, or medical conditions requiring cognitive or swallow therapy. I do enjoy working with individuals and helping them achieve their goals.. perhaps thats how coaching became such a huge part of my life! However, I was tired of the stressors of the job, and while they are still present at times, I now have the ability to work 4-5 times a month if I choose to, and focus on the REWARDING aspects of the career! More importantly, I am now able to spend my days with Ben & my nights (after he goes to bed) working on a lucrative business. To be able to watch him grow well beyond the typical 3 month maternity leave has been nothing short of amazing – and I want nothing more than to pay that feeling forward to other new mamas, or expectant mamas!
In 2013 I started my journey with health & fitness prior to my wedding! Long story short, I needed a very structured plan that guaranteed results in 21 days – so, I started with The Ultimate Reset. This was a program that focused on a clean eating plan, with no exercise necessary. It was a challenge, but I was HIGHLY motivated to fit my wedding dress and not make the wedding dress fit ME! This program is really focused on a total OVERHAUL, exactly what I needed to get my health & confidence back on track.
Twenty-one days later I was 10 lbs down, energized, happy with my clear skin, and complimented by friends & peers on my journey and results. I rocked that wedding dress!
When I returned from our destination wedding in Mexico, I wanted to share the program that worked for me – and was interested in making some extra money to contribute to car payments, mortgage, student loans, etc. So, I started my journey as a coach with Beachbody. Little did I know that it would become a life-changing journey for not only me, but my husband, my son, and the challengers I have coached along the way!
MY JOURNEY WITH BEACHBODY
My journey with Beachbody isn’t just financial. This is an opportunity that holds me accountable to working out and maintaining a balanced nutritional plan/lifestyle. I am NOT someone who grew up learning recipes or experimenting with cooking habits. I am plain-jane and have learned that you don’t really need to know what you’re doing to eat well! I’ll also be the first to tell you that my coaching style is all about BALANCE. Keith (hubster) and I LOVE to go out to eat – we’re foodies! So – we try to regulate our nutrition through the week and relax a bit on the weekends.
What I can tell you is that Shakeology is certainly something that balances us out. Prior to my journey with Shakeology I always thought I was lactose intolerant – constantly having stomach pains and issues. Since starting Shakeology my digestive issues have improved (to nothing!), and I have a go-to for at least one-meal a day! It helps to curb cravings and acts as a sweet treat at night instead of a bowl of ice cream (vegan chocolate, frozen cherries and water = delightful!). In addition to my success, I have challengers on the team who have lowered cholesterol significantly, stopped their blood pressure medications, and received the best blood work results that they have seen in YEARS! Since this photo-update, these challengers CONTINUE to inspire me – and many others who they work closely with towards their goals.
Not only has Beachbody Coaching held me accountable to my health & fitness journey, but it has introduced me to some of my closest friends and allows me to participate in one of my PASSIONS – Traveling! Since starting, I have been to Vegas, Arizona, Cancun Mexico (all inclusive), Jamaica, Bahamas, Nashville, New Orleans – much of which was on the company’s dime. Beachbody rewards it’s coaches for helping their mission, to end the trend of obesity in the world.
Looking forward to including my little dude in the upcoming trips!
Traveling with the company and some of my dearest friends is certainly a perk – but thats not WHY I do it. Being a part of this opportunity has allowed me to maintain a healthy lifestyle, encourage others to do the same, and provide new coaches an opportunity to change their own lives through dreaming big and inspiring others to do the same. THIS opportunity right here is the ONLY thing that is allowing me to stay home with my son, watch him reach milestones that I may otherwise miss while working, AND contribute to the household income. This gig is about SUPPORT, ACCOUNTABILITY, and DETERMINATION to be better than the person you were yesterday, every single day. And because of that, I will be able to have all the freedom in the world to travel, raise a family, and pay it forward.
If you’re interesting in starting your journey with Beachbody, on Team Aspire Nation, please contact me using the “Contact Me” page on this site, or by emailing directly [email protected] I can’t wait to hear from you, and help you on your journey to health, fitness, and potentially financial freedom!