Why Working Out with a Friend is Good for You

By Reliv Bronze Ambassador Joyce Holthaus

One of the things I love about having a fitness friend (or two) is accountability. I may not stick with my workouts on my own but when I know that someone else is counting on me, I am more likely to show up.

A Happy Distraction

I love a good distraction when I’m doing something challenging and when I’m working out in a class or with a friend I get distracted. Before you know it the workout is over and it didn’t feel like it went on forever and would never end.

As a fitness instructor who teaches a newer workout format (Pound), I’ve noticed that many times when people come to my class for the first time, they come with a friend. I think that’s because we are more apt to try something new if we have a friend to do it with us.

A Friendly Challenge

Exercising with a friend pushes me to do my workout to the best of my ability. I like the added challenge of trying to keep up with them and test my own limits.

My last reason for working out with others is because I like to laugh! I find that I laugh a lot more working out when I’m with others. We sing loud to the music playing, laugh at our mistakes (I’m uncoordinated and have balance challenges) and just have fun. Laughing definitely makes the workout less painful and go quicker!

Moving Forward Together

Whether I’m going for a walk, going to the gym or attending a class I love doing it with another person (or more). So go grab a friend (or a few) and get moving together! You’ll challenge each other, encourage each other and make the workout so much more fun!

Whether you’re working out with a friend or solo, check out free Fit3 Workouts online! You can do them on your own schedule and in the comfort of your own home. You can also use the Fit3 Daily Moves calendar, which is new each month, and invite your friend to become an accountability partner! This works great if your friend lives far away, or if you can’t get together in person.

Whatever you choose to do, incorporating a friend into your fitness routine is a win-win!

 

Why Reliv?

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By Key Director Nabila Mahbub

When I first heard about the three areas of Reliv—help people get healthy with optimal nutrition, teach others how to earn an income and nourish thousands of hungry children around the world—I knew that this was a company that I wanted to work with. All my passions are put together in one place!

As a nurse, I understand the role nutrition plays in our bodies and the importance of having it balanced for a healthy and preventative lifestyle. As part of my healthy lifestyle before Reliv, I worked out, drank smoothies, took many multivitamins, protein shakes, etc. When I learned that some Reliv products are Halal, gluten-free, and clinically-proven plant-based formulas, it got me so excited! Halal supplements are very important to me and not always easy to find.

I started noticing amazing changes and an overall feeling of wellbeing after I started taking Reliv products, and it was a significant difference from all the other supplements I had taken before.  I started noticing improvements in the quality of my performance at the gym and found that I had more stamina and recovered faster. Those who have been working out with me for years also noticed the changes and they too wanted to learn what I was doing differently! These amazing results helped me share Reliv with loved ones and reach out to others to help them improve their health.

If we can raise awareness about the importance of eating right, increasing physical activity, and implementing supplements with optimal nutrition like Reliv, we can help people enhance their quality of life. I believe Reliv should be in every household, and I love sharing Reliv with everyone in my life!

How I Conquer Motherhood & Entrepreneurship

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By Master Affiliate Katie Moore

Have you ever thought about becoming a Reliv Distributor? Well, I sure didn’t. In fact, for two years I said “no” on multiple occasions. I was a young, career-focused woman, enjoying city life with my husband. We were living a fairly healthy lifestyle and definitely were not looking for another job. But it’s funny how things happen because it wasn’t too long before I had the most life-changing experience. I became a mom! And that changed everything. My husband and I got started on the Reliv products and experienced amazing health benefits. We began sharing with others and quickly felt called to do this full-time. In 2018, I left corporate America and our Reliv business was born. We now have three boys, and Reliv is an intricate part of our everyday life.

Balancing motherhood and life (aka being a mompreneur) can be challenging. But with Reliv, it’s fun and purposeful. While there is no magic wand to add twelve more hours to your day, this is a very doable business with a proven success system. I’ve put together a few practical ways that help me balance the calls of duty.

Start with your WHY. Make it visible and meditate on it regularly. This is your shining star to guide you around every corner. You’ve probably already experienced amazing life-changing results so now focus on why you want to share this gift with others.

Plug into the Reliv Success System. Glue yourself to your support team and they will teach you how to be successful. Take advanatge of the online tools, trainings and story calls. I use my smartphone and the Reliv Mobile App for 95% of my business.

Be confident and consistent. This comes with time. Just like raising my kiddos, I take my Reliv business very seriously. This is not a side hustle. I left a very generous corporate America job because of the Reliv opportunity. When you begin to demonstrate to others how important this is, the game will seriously change.

Block out time in your calendar. Every day looks a little different for me, whether it’s a 15-minute story call, an appointment, a team call, or a Saturday special event. I work it into our daily routine (nap time, after dinner, post bed time, etc.) and physically put it in our calendar. We use a shared Google Calendar for everything.

Schedule time in advance with your support team. This helps maximize time when meeting new people. It’s also easier to schedule an appointment if I already have my support team on my calendar. You never know when the opportunity to share Reliv will arise, so always be prepared!

Include the kiddos. I have fun making shakes with the kids every day and I also host a monthly shake playgroup at our home. Moms learn about Reliv and kids have supervised playtime. It’s a win-win for everyone!

What do you think? Can you implement these practical tips today? I encourage you to set aside 10-15 minutes of quiet time. Write down your WHY, goals, and commit to 90 days. You will become the best mompreneur you ever knew!

Nourishing Our World: Virginia Thimmesch

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Name: Virginia Thimmesch
Hometown: Garden Plain, KS
Gigs: Caregiver, Reliv
Reliv Regimen: Reliv Classic®, Innergize!, FibRestore, Arthaffect, SoySentials, LunaRich X™

Many possibilities: I used to feel discomfort every time I moved — I felt like a prisoner. Reliv nutrition allowed me to be active again. I’ve traveled all summer, including a trip to Reliv MATS [Master Affiliate Training School] by motorcycle! This would not have been physically or financially possible without Reliv.

Nourishing Our World: People need better health and better finances, and that is what Reliv provides. It gives us the nourishment we need in so many different ways.

Thrilling start: My husband, Don, and I started working Reliv together. With the help of a great support team, our business has grown to $500 a month, including one month over $1,300. We are thrilled!

Revved Up By Reliv: Shannon Jurenka

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Name: Shannon Jurenka
Hometown: Wildwood, MO
Gigs: Reliv Asia Pacific Marketing & Communications Manager
Reliv Regimen: Reliv Now®LunaRich XTMGlucAffect®, FibRestore®, 24K®

Revved Up by Reliv: Living with Type II Diabetes since 2009, I set goals for myself in exercise and in my daily eating habits. Running has become a way of life. Training for half and full marathons keeps me moving and staying fit. Reliv nutrition has provided the boost I need to make it through long weekend runs and rigorous weight training. Continue reading “Revved Up By Reliv: Shannon Jurenka”

Winning the Race: Terry French

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Name: Terry French

Home: Lake Odessa, MI and Belleview, FL
Gigs: Reliv, office and imaging supply company owner
Reliv Regimen: Arthaffect®, ProVantage®, Innergize!®, Reliv Now®, Reliv Classic®, FibRestore®

Looking for hope: I was living a sedentary life, wracked by discomfort caused by post-polio syndrome. A friend from church brought me ‘hope in a can’ called Reliv and within weeks I felt like myself for the first time in many, many years.

An athlete’s journey: That began a journey that would lead to me becoming a hand cycle racer. I ride 50-70 miles a week, fueled by Reliv nutrition, and in the process have added 25 pounds of muscle!

Winning the race: I’m 59 years old and race against guys 20 and 30 years younger than I am, but I am a strong competitor. It is a miracle that I was able to compete with these exceptional athletes, and Reliv helped this miracle happen.

Return to Health: Cecily Croston

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Name: Cecily Croston
Hometown: Idaho
Gigs: Retired Escrow Officer
Reliv RegimenReliv Now®, LunaRich XTM, Arthaffect®, FibRestore®

Reoccurring problems: Before Reliv, I struggled with respiratory issues, including
bronchitis and colds, maintaining stable blood sugar levels, and daily joint and back discomfort.

Return to health: I found Reliv in 2014 and went through that fall and winter without
bronchitis or the flu for the first time in four years. Recent blood work shows my cholesterol is down and my blood sugar levels are within healthy ranges.

I can do more: I’m especially grateful that my back issues have improved, and that by putting all these nutrients into my body, I want to do more. I started eating healthier and exercising when I could — and have lost 25 pounds!

Reliv Is a Forever Buy: Billy Kennick

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Name: Billy Kennick
Hometown: South Jordan, Utah
Gigs: Reliv, loss prevention manager
Reliv Regimen: ProVantage®, Reliv Now®Innergize!®, Arthaffect®

Family Impressions: After years of trying many different supplements, I wasn’t getting the results I wanted. Once I noticed how my grandparents’ health improved after using Reliv, I decided to give it a try. I now take Reliv every single day and have for four years. Continue reading “Reliv Is a Forever Buy: Billy Kennick”