• How to identify whether or not you’re a victim
• Why the No Pain No Gain philosophy doesn’t do you any favours
• My top tips on getting some balance back in your life
There was a little girl who had little curls right in the middle of the forest. When she was good, she was very very good. But when she was bad, she was horrid.
Tell me… Are you sick and tired of being very very good or horrid when it comes to your food and exercise?
Have you ever wished you were one of those people who could just eat healthy food, eat plenty of it, and never have to exercise but only do it because they want to?
And have you ever wondered what it would take for you to be able to have one of those lean and curvy bodies that seem to look good all year round and never really seem like any effort to maintain?
Well, you need to stop this deadly dieting sin – and that is the no pain-no gain mindset.
That’s basically when you can go from being super motivated and really healthy and really excited – you’re doing green smoothies every morning, you’re training your heart out, you’re doing selfies at the gym – and then two weeks later you’re sitting on the couch, stuffing your face full of fast food, junk food, and you couldn’t give a rat’s ass about it either.
Have you ever wondered what it would take to stop oscillating between these two extremes?
You are falling victim to the all or nothing trap.
If you sound like this:
“God, I want to be successful,” like you want to breathe
“I’m quitting sugar forever.”
“I’m going to go to the gym, like, for 2 hours everyday until I lose my fat ass.”
“There’s no such thing as bad weather, just soft people.”
“I’m never drinking again.”
“I hate my ass! I’m never eating again!”
Or you start obsessing over every single mouthful you put in your mouth, wondering about it in terms of how many burpees it’s going to take for you to burn it off, and punishing yourself and ignoring your body’s warning signs that maybe you’ve overdone it.
You have to start thinking about your body as this vehicle that you need to return to a state of wellness – as opposed to trying to punish it and push it and force it when, really, it’s trying to tell you with this excess weight and the sluggish energy that things you’re doing to it aren’t working.
Achieving your ideal body is more about restoring your metabolism and your health back to its natural state of glory.
If you’re sick in bed with the flu, you don’t employ someone to stand over you and go, “Get out of bed, maggot!!! Drop and give me 20!”
No, you don’t. You give your body plenty of time to rest and recover and repair itself. You can’t abuse your body back to being healthy.
What happens when you start forcing yourself to do stuff you don’t really want to and using a whole bunch of willpower, it’s like trying to stretch a rubber band out of shape. And the harder you stretch and the more fight it, the faster and more viciously the rubber band will snap back and come back to its original position.
Like the name suggests, being happy creates the happy medium. Whoever heard of a miserable medium?
The first thing you have to do is do things that make you feel happy. That way you don’t produce cortisol, which is the stress hormone that makes us hold on to fat more suddenly and eat crap food and feel crap.
So you never ever have to do anything that you hate.
But I totally get that it is difficult for you to really have the conviction that you’re on the right path. You’ve been bombarded by so many confusing messages that it can seem overwhelming.
And that’s why we’ve put together the Food Freedom Formula™. It’s a 90 day self-paced online program for women who are sick of the on-again, off-again binge-starve-diet cycle and want complete freedom around food and exercise.
It’s kind of like rehab for dieters – no more punishing exercise or restrictive meal plans. So it’s really detoxing from all those unhealthy extremist type behaviors, showing you the recipe and the formula to including exercise in your life that gives you the results that you’ve been looking for.
And look, I show you how to do the workouts at home, you don’t have to spend heaps of time travelling to the gym, you can be done in 15 minutes. But most importantly, you get really great results really quickly without having to slug your guts out the whole time.
It can be fun. And, no, it doesn’t have to be hardcore. And, yes, you can have that lean and curvy body, that healthy happy medium that you’ve always been looking for.
I’ve passed the big 4-0! I’ve now ‘released’ 48kgs, since the birth of my son 2 years ago. To Kylie, Selina and all my GBQ sisters, you helped me to get out of my own way, so I could coach my inner critic and encourage my cheerleader. I am getting my pre-babies mojo back and am in a better headspace than when I was fighting fit! I feel like GBQ really delivered on the greatest gift, self-love and clarity, and has given me the confidence and conviction to continue my journey! Thank you.
With Kylie’s help I released the hopelessness & anger I was using as an excuse, and have stepped out of my shell with a vengeance! I’m now clear on what I want to do with my life and I’m taking steps towards making it a reality, and in doing so my entire eating habits have changed… the ‘hunger subsided’ & I’ve stuck to my better eating habits and gym workouts easily. It’s been amazing!
Working with Kylie has been life changing. Kylie helped me get back in touch with my own body, taught me how to nourish myself and get my glowing, gorgeous body. She helped me move from self-loathing to self-love. She taught me how to consciously turn down the critical voice and turn up my inner cheerleader. Without a doubt starting with your mindset is the first place to start on your weight loss journey. Lasting results for sure and totally life changing!
What I have gotten out of the course can’t be measured. I glow from the inside out! For the first time in years; I am happy because I am happy! I love myself – I can actually look in a mirror with no self loathing… I love the woman smiling back at me and not just because my body has changed on the outside – I have changed from the inside and it is a reflection!
Everything has really changed, I finally let the girl inside out. I feel like my life has really just started. I’ve had a massive increase in personal power (from zero), sense of possibility, happiness, resilience, CONFIDENCE! Reached my first weight loss goal, I have gone from a size 12 to an 8-10. I love myself and respect myself for the first time, I cannot express how much this has changed me. Thank you does not even cut it.
I have been struggling with my weight and feeling of not being good enough for as long as I can remember…This has changed for me now. I have had more awakenings and realisations and learnings than I thought possible in the past few months. This really is SOOOOO not about the weight. I TOTALLY get that now.
I have loads more energy… I’m eating so well and exercising when I can. With my 1st baby I couldn’t cope with the emotional roller-coaster that is pregnancy. I ate, and ate, and ate non-stop. My head is in such a great place at the moment. I owe it all to Kylie and your Goddess Body Quest program x