Countdown Runs: Jan. 16-March 8

The nutrition, fitness, and lifestyle challenges of this 52-day Best Body Countdown are strategically designed to help you reach your Best Body, regardless of your starting fitness level or weight.

The interactive materials you’ll receive will guide you step-by-step to your Best Body over 52 days, providing you with daily strategies and recipes so that you can feel and see results along the way. You will receive support from bestbodyin52.com including daily emails, a Facebook group support; a Best Body Success Journal and Meal Measure along with in-person weekly meetings and pre/post fitness assessments.

Not only will you wrap up the Countdown having reached Your Best Body, but you will have built the foundation to maintain the new you forever – without looking back!

Step 1:
Register @ FitRec Membership Desk or online

  • Opens: Monday, Nov. 27
  • Closes: Monday, Jan. 8

Types of Registrations to choose from:

  • Best Body Basic: Members $90 / Non-Members $120 / MVCC Employees $100
    • Fee includes: Best Body Success Journal, meal measure, secret Facebook group, daily accountability emails, weekly live meetings and pre/post assessments.
  • BBB + 5 Personal Training Sessions (1Hr Sessions): Members $275/ Non-Members $400 / MVCC Employees $370 (Must purchase personal training at Membership Services to receive discounted rate)
  • Best Body Alumni: Members $75 / Non-Members $105 / MVCC Employees $85
  • Best Body Alumni + 5 Personal Training Sessions (1 Hr Sessiosn): Members $260 / Non-Members $385 / MVCC Employees $355

Refund Policy for BB-Due to the cost of the materials, once registered, there will be no refunds provided for any reason.

Step 2:
Pick-up for Best Body materials will be @ FitRec in H196. Facilitator will email when materials are ready for pick up.
Moraine Valley Community College, Health, Fitness & Recreation Center, H196, 9000 West College Parkway, Palos Hills

Step 3:
Best Body “Let the Countdown Begin” event @ FitRec on Tuesday, January 16 from 5-6:30 p.m. in H177A. Bring your Best Body materials and participate in pre-assessment screening.

Step 4:

Best Body weekly meetings @ FitRec in room H177A from 12-12:45 p.m. or 6-6:45 p.m.

  • Thursday, Jan. 18 – What am i supposed to eat?
  • Thursday, Jan. 25 – “Get Moving” meeting, be dressed to exercise!
  • Thursday, Feb. 1
  • Thursday, Feb. 8
  • Thursday, Feb. 15
  • Thursday, Feb. 22
  • Thursday, March 1

Step 5:
Best Body “You Made It” event @ FitRec on Thursday, March 8 from 5-6:30 p.m. in H177A. Bring your Best Body materials and participate in post assessment screening.

Questions?

For more information on 52 Day Best Body, please contact Lisa Eaton Wright at WrightL39@morainevalley.edu or (708) 974-5520.


FAQ:

Are you ready to reach your Best Body?
The 52-day Best Body Countdown begins January 16, 2018 (“Day 52”), and wraps up with Your Best Body on March 8, 2018  (“Day 1”). The nutrition, fitness, and lifestyle challenges of this 52-day Best Body Countdown are strategically designed to help you reach your Best Body, regardless of your starting fitness level or weight. The interactive materials you’ll receive will guide you step-by-step to your Best Body over 52 days, providing you with daily strategies, resources, and recipes so that you can feel and see results along the way. By the end of the Best Body Countdown, you’ll have a pantry and a medical profile that look as different from 52 days ago as you do in your jeans. Not only will you wrap up the Countdown having reached Your Best Body, but you will have built the foundation to maintain the new you forever – without looking back! The BEST You: inside and out – lifelong strong!

What all does the Best Body Countdown include?
As a registered participant you will receive support from bestbodyin52.com (see Best Body Registration Card) including daily emails and Facebook group support. As a facilitator site, FitRec will provide you with the tools (Best Body Success Journal and Meal Measure in the Best Body Basic Package) along with in-person weekly meetings and pre/post fitness assessments. For those looking for more support, FitRec offers other packages that include the Best Body Cookbook and/or Personal Training Sessions!

What if I don’t use Facebook?
Joining the FB group is not required. But, even if you don’t plan to continue with FB use after the 52 days, you’ll want to create a FB page just for the support of the fabulous Best Body Club. You can delete your page afterwards if desired.

How do I join the private Best Body Club Facebook group?
You will receive an email the Thursday before the Countdown begins with a link to request to join the private group. Will anyone be able to see my info on the private Facebook Group? No posts, nor any photos you post will be visible to anyone except Best Body Club members on the same journey as you!

About the Countdown & Celebration Assessment:
Wear form-fitting (but not spanks), lightweight clothing. You will want to be comfortable, as you’ll be doing a timed plank exercise (instructions will be given) to assess your starting point. You will also have 2 measurements taken. Everyone has to start somewhere! NO stressing!

What if I won’t be able to exercise as often as recommended in the program – should I just not enroll?
For Best Body results, 5 days per week of exercise is recommended over the 52 days – which is just about 8 weeks. However, for example, if you have an injury that will prevent you from doing so, make a note in your Success Journal of what you WILL do, putting your modification in writing and committing to it. It is better than giving up on the pursuit of Your Best Body. You will learn a lot regardless, and make changes for the better while working towards getting yourself to a place where you can meet your next exercise goal.

I understand sugar is limited during the Countdown, what if I just don’t think I can cut back? Should I just not enroll in the program?
This is the most common fear for future Best Body Countdown participants…You will be amazed as to how well you do with the support from the Best Body Club group and the expert step-by-step advice from the Success Journal author. Not to mention, the Best Body Cookbook & Menu plan gives you delicious alternatives to help replace your old habits (and recipes) with new ones. Just check out the Success Stories on the website for reassurance: lots of sugar-addicts commenting that they are no-longer enslaved to it! You CAN do it!

What if I have a trip planned in the middle of the 52 days?
You must plan ahead for this! Getting out of routine right after setting up new framework for a healthier lifestyle definitely could throw you off course if you are not prepared. In advance, write in your Success Journal any modifications to your daily goals that you will need to make during your trip, and fully commit to the temporary parameters you establish for while you are away from home, even if unable to do as well as you would have done if you were at home. Don’t quit just because you are away – plan to jump right back 100% on board when you return! Have someone check in with you that will hold you accountable.

Questions

For more information on 52 Day Best Body, please contact Lisa Eaton Wright at WrightL39@morainevalley.edu or (708) 974-5520.