MELPHILLIPS741
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I'VE BEEN PUBLISHED!!! INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION INSIDE FITNESS APRIL 2014



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Me, 5 months after having a baby and 9 weeks after joining Sparkpeopke :)...17 lbs down!!!



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David Ford Birthday photo shoot, 39 years young and 7 weeks out from my first show!!!


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I AM ON A SERIOUS POST-PREGO WEIGHT-LOSS MISSION!! Ok, that was my introduction when I first started with Sparkpeople but since then ( End of Aug. 2010 ) I have lost over 20 lbs putting me below pre - prego weight :)...Mission accomplished!! I have always been active, but can't say I was always leading a healthy lifestyle! You could say I over-indulged in food and wine...I am pleased to say that I have changed all that with clean eating and only drinking occasionally. These changes have had a great impact on my life, as I find that I have much more energy to focus on my passions in life - Motherhood, Pilates and Bodybuilding. Sparkpeople thank-you!!!

Member Since: 9/1/2010

Fitness Minutes: 80,298

My Goals:
Sept. 2010 -
- To lose the 15 lbs remaining from my pregnancy - Baby was born 4 months ago!!
Would like to lose the weight before our trip to Mexico in Nov. 2010 - GOAL MET
- New goal is to be at 125
lbs by the end of Jan. - I haven't been that size in 15 years!! Also decrease
body fat % ( currently 25%) and get to my healthy waist-to-hip ratio, 0.80 ( currently 0.83 ).
- Woo-hoo!! As of Feb 5th/11 weight was 123lb, 21.7% Body Fat
GOAL COMPLETED!! -

- UPDATE -
As of May 5th/11 weight is 119.5 and Body Fat % is 20.9%

-NEW GOAL JAN. 2012
To become a Certified Group Fitness Leader by March 2013. Started my courses Jan.14th 2012.
- UPDATE-
Certified Fitness Leader in Fitness Theory as of March 2012, Certified Group Fitness Leader as of April

2013 - GOAL COMPLETED!!!

-Compete in my first fitness competition - GOAL MET!!

NEW GOAL JULY 2012
Continue with my career transition into the fitness in


My Program:
My program consists of a diet with calories averaging 2200 daily, as well as exercise to burn 2500 calories weekly.
Exercise consists of Jillian Michaels DVD's, running, weights, box jumps off an 18 inch platform, inverted rows, pushups, lunges.
I teach Pilates, so on top of that I devote at least 4hrs a week to my own practice with Reformer and Mat work



Personal Information:
My name is Melissa, I am a Pilates Instructor living in Canada. I am 5'5 and 123lbs and looking to get my body fat % down from 20%. My fat % with calipers as of Jan. 2012 was 26%, the goal is 18%!
*Update* - As of Spring 2012 I am 121 lbs and 19% body fat :)
Speaking of Spring, I gave birth to beautiful baby boy May 7th 2010 :)
He is my # 1, but other interests are running, pilates, lifting, music, dancing, reading and fashion!!


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April 2013 -
OK I NEED A NEW GOAL
- Compete in the Sandra
Wickham Fall Classic, my first physique competition! on Nov. 9th, 2013 - GOAL MET NOV. 9TH 2013

Feb 2014 - NEW GOAL
Become a PUBLISHED Fitness Model by Nov. 2015 - AHHH GOAL MET APRIL 2014! Published in Inside Fitness Magazine Apr. 2014

July 2014 - NEW GOAL
Become a Certified Personal Trainer By Dec. 2014




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  • v FRUITYCHERRY
    Thanks so much for the goodie and your sweet blog comment. I am so proud of myself, and glad I took pictures to see what I have earned! I still can't believe I am 84 pounds lighter!

    Good work on your post-prego mission so far! I love how motivation is contagious! Sparkpeople has been a great help for me on this journey because of people like you.

    Thanks for your encouragement. It is appreciated. :o)
    3286 days ago
  • v RSSSLHB
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    3287 days ago
  • v ONE*BUSY*MOM
    Thanks so much for the Spark Goodie. I have a lot of fitness minutes because in addition to working out, I walk as my commute to work. It's a 60 minute round trip, walking fast. I wear my HRM and I usually burn 400 calories total. It's a real bonus living so close to the office.

    BTW, your little one is SO cute. Please post more pics soon!
    3292 days ago
  • v FRUITYCHERRY
    Thank you very much for your sweet comment! I hope to share my story with as many people as possible. :o) I never thought I could be thin and healthy!

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    3292 days ago
  • v no profile image CALYST01
    Thanks for the friend add!
    3294 days ago
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