Category: feel good
STARTING SEPTEMBER 8TH
SO EXCITED ON ALL THE FEEDBACK
ON THE KETOVATION PROGRAM! [dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
Here are some helpful Q&A[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
What Is It: Ketovation – Very Low Carbohydrate, High Healthy Fat, Medium Protein diet – Cycled with weeks of Innovation- Low Calorie, Low Fat Low/Medium Carbohydrate,, High Protein diet.[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
How does it work: The Ketovation diet forces your body to alternate it’s fuel sources between ketones and glucose. Two weeks the Ketovation diet relies on the liver to break down stored fat into molecules called ketones. As carbs are reduced the fat is increased, the body enters a metabolic state called ketosis. [dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
When you are on Ketovation your body will be in ketosis – it will take from stored fat on your body to use as energy – creating faster and significant weight loss results right from the start. [dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
We have learned through our Ketovation cycling – we are increasing our long term weight loss results on Ketovation. When we do 2 weeks of Ketovation then cycle in Healthy Carbohydrate days – the cycling increases your metabolism helping the body to react continuously to the ketosis. Producing faster, and continuous weight loss. Another added benefit is clients have an easier time both mentally and physically of staying on the program because while you are cycling in your Innovation healthy carbohydrate, low fat, high protein days – you are seeing faster and continuous weight loss making it more doable to stick to the program overall. [dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
*The most important thing is you have to be 100% the first two weeks of Ketovation with no Hiccups.
With the Holiday’s approaching plan accordingly. [dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
*INNOVATION: Low Fat 5%; Low/Medium Carbohydrate 25-30%; High Protein 65%.
*KETOVATION: High Healthy Fat 70%, Very Low Carbohydrate 5%, Medium Protein 25%
There are 4 Different Ways to do Ketovation: (Choose one)[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
1. First two weeks you will follow 100% Ketovation which is very low carbohydrate, high healthy fat program for 2 weeks and incorporate in one cheat meal and one cheat snack each week. On the 3rd week you will incorporate one full week of your regular Innovation Program and then cycle back to 2 weeks of Ketovation. Continue this rotation until you reach your goal.[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
2. First Two weeks of 100% Ketovation with one cheat meal and one cheat snack. Continue on Ketovation and in the 3rd week on your cheat day you will incorporate and Innovation day with One Cheat Meal and One Cheat Snack (Two meals and Two Snacks from your Innovation menu and One Cheat Meal and One Cheat Snack on the same day once a week. Continue until you reach your goal.[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
3. First Two weeks of 100% Ketovation each month – following with your regular Innovation Program low fat, low/medium carbohydrate, High Protein Program for 2 weeks. So it’s 2 weeks Ketovation and then 2 weeks Innovation. Continuing this cycle until you reach your goal.[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
4. Two weeks of 100% Ketovation as a Jump start and then back to 100% Innovation Program and remaining on your Innovation Program until you reach your goal.[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
How Do I Get a Menu?: Starting Wednesday September 8th, we will have FREE menu’s at the store or you can download them on our website Innovationweightloss.com. Thes are for customers who are NOT on program.[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
The menus will consist of all Innovation Ketovation food – and the best way to incorporate the meals and snacks into your day to get maximum weight loss[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
If you are on program (online or In studio) you will receive a personalized menu 24/7 support, & weekly weigh- ins.[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
In-Studio Sign-up: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the store to make an appt 516802-5055 [dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
Online Sign-up: you can go rigth to our website to join and in the profile page write Ketovation Program or Innovation Program. innovationweightloss.com
You can also stop in Innovation Store I will be there most days to answer any questions.[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
Do I have to Only Eat Innovation Food To Do Ketovation: No! Just like our Signature Innovation Program you do not have to eat only Innovation Foods. But because our food is delicious, easy, portioned and balanced perfectly of 70% healthy fat, 25% protein and less than 5% carbohydrates for the Ketovation Program you will want to incorporate it. But as always if you are an online or in studio client your menu will have Non-Innovation options as well. [dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
Can I drink alcohol on the Ketovation Program: Yes! If you are over 21 you can have Vodka, Tequila, Gin or Whiskey[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THE KETOVATION PROGRAM[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
- You are not giving up carbohydrates because it’s impossible to live without them.
- The Results are Faster, Significant, AND consistent weekly weight loss
- Balances hormones
- It acts as an appetite suppressant because of positive changes in hunger hormones, including leptin
- Improves insulin sensitivity – which helps fuel utilization and metabolism
- DECREASED BODY FAT – Ketovation promotes the loss of body fat, especially unhealthy abdominal fat.
- Decreased Stored Fat – Because excess carbs are stored as fat when there is minimal intake of carbs – your body uses your stored fat for energy creating the weight loss
- The Ketovation diet drastically reduces chronic inflammation
- Increased Fat Burning during rest, and daily activities [dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
Check out our Love to Live Healthy YouTube Channel for more information
WE ARE SUPER EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE: In addition to our Amazing Innovation Program I would like to introduce you to our New Addition:
The KETOVATION PROGRAM and our NEW KETOVATION FOOD LINE also coming in September
WHAT IS KETOVATION
Ketovation is a program that I designed and developed with the combination of Keto and the Innovation program. We have been working on it for 6 months and have had the most amazing results with clients.
WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN KETO AND KETOVATION:
THE OLD Keto diet is a very low carbohydrate, high unhealthy fat program with moderate protein.
OUR NEW KETOVATION diet is a very low carb – high HEALTHY fat, moderate protein diet. Also, unlike the regular keto program, the Ketovation program cycles in the Original Innovation program that consist of balance of healthy carbohydrates – low fat – moderate protein.
HOW DOES IT WORK
Most of the body’s cells prefer to use blood sugar (glucose/carbs) as their main source of energy. The Ketovation diet forces your body to alternate it’s fuel sources between ketones and glucose/carbs. Two weeks the Ketovation diet relies on the liver to break down stored fat into molecules called ketones. As carbs are reduced and the fat is increased, the body enters a metabolic state called ketosis. When you are in ketosis your body will take from stored fat on your body to use as energy – creating faster and significant weight loss results right from the start. So the first two weeks your body Is using ketones for energy (feeding off of your own body fat) then In the 3rd week we begin to cycle in & out healthy carbohydrate, low fat days and the body will go back to using low amounts of glucose. From there we cycle back and forth from ketones to glucose. This helps keep the significant weight loss moving, but also creates a healthy energy for the body.
When you start the KETOVATION program you will incorporate only Ketovation Food for the first two weeks. This will put your body into ketosis and you will immediately see amazing results. Within the first two weeks our results have been between 7-15 lbs for women and 10-20 lbs for men. In the 3rd week we begin to cycle in & out – between ketones and glucose alternating our Ketovation days and our Innovation balanced days.
I know the question on everyone’s mind and the answer is
You can still have your cheat day
BENEFITS OF THE KETOVATION PROGRAM
STARTING IN SEPTEMBER:
ONLINE: If you would like the 24/7 support and sign up for the ONLINE Ketovation Program or sign up for our Original Innovation Program – you can do it on the website innovationweightloss.com or through Jeff email@example.com
IN-STUDIO: We will now be offering a 12 week In-Studio Program starting in September. You can choose to do the KETOVATION or the ORIGINAL INNOVATION Program. Stay tuned we will be sending out complete information on the 12 week programs.
ON YOUR OWN: You don’t have to sign up for the program to do the Ketovation or Innovation Program. Starting in September we will have menu’s on our website that you can download either the KETOVATION PROGRAM OR THE ORIGINAL INNOVATION PROGRAM. You can choose which one you want to do and follow it on your own. Jeff will also have copies at the front desk for your convenience. **These are general menus and are not personalized. To get a personalized menu you must sign up for the In-Studio or Online Program.
At Innovation – It’s all about YOU.
We are always working hard to keep you healthy
while giving you the Best Results
~Love to Live Healthy with Josephine Fitzpatrick
HOW IMPORTANT IS WATER FOR WEIGHT LOSS? Staying hydrated encourages proper metabolic function. Your body is up to 60 percent water and needs water to function properly. Being dehydrated prevents your metabolism from running at peak capacity. That’s definitely not good when you’re trying to lose weight.
DID YOU KNOW: You should aim to drink at least half your bodyweight in ounces. For example if you weigh 160 pounds you should aim to drink about 80 ounces (10 cups) of water each day. Keep in mind that’s a minimum. If the weather is hot and humid, you will sweat more. This means that you need to consume higher levels of water. And, if you are doing any type of activity that makes you sweat, you need to consume additional water to replace the fluids that you lose. Yes, you’ll probably pee a lot more than you’re used to when you first starting upping your water intake. But trust me, there are so many health and weight loss benefits that come with water intake.
BENEFITS OF WATER:
- Water acts as a natural hunger-blocker. If you think you’re hungry you might just be thirsty.
- Drinking more water will help cut down on false hunger pangs.
- Drinking water helps reduce drinking other high-calorie drinks.
- Water is the best zero calorie drink around. Trust me when you drink a gallon of water a day there’s no room for other liquids.
- By drinking ample amounts of water day-in and day-out, you can slowly tighten your skin and maintain a healthy glow.
- Drinking water will flush out the toxins in your body, especially the harmful toxins that can take a toll on your overall health.
- Water keeps your body hydrated and refreshed and helps maintain your skin’s elasticity. People who drink large amounts of water are less likely to suffer from scars, wrinkles, and soft lines and they won’t show as many signs of aging as those who drink little amounts of water. As you grow older, it is tougher for your body to retain water, so by inputting more water into your system, you are helping your body and your skin stay hydrated.
- It improves blood oxygen circulation. Water carries helpful nutrients and oxygen to your entire body. Reaching your daily water intake will improve your circulation and have a positive impact on your overall health.
- It helps fight off illness. Drinking enough water can help prevent certain medical conditions – including constipation, urinary tract infections, hypertension and kidney stones
How can you tell if you are hydrated? Areas such as the skin under your eyes can become dark if you are not hydrated. If you have a lack of elasticity in your skin, it may be that you are dehydrated. To check your skin’s elasticity, gently pinch your skin and see if it bounces back. If it doesn’t bounce back, you are dehydrated.
I LOVE WATER! I credit everything to my water intake. I wake up at 5:30am every morning – and by 7am I have already consumed 4 – 16oz bottles of water. I drink it throughout the day and I always drink another 4 – 16 oz bottles right before bed which is usually around 1:30-2am. Maybe it’s because I am a pisces and spiritually a fish I love everything about water. I love to drink it, and swim in it. It’s so fresh and clean for my body inside and out. I love how it makes me feel and look.
FINAL TIP: Drinking water is like washing out your insides. The water will cleanse the system, fill you up, decrease your caloric load, and improve the function of all your tissues. If you want to live your healthiest self – drink your water and make it a priority in your life for you health, weight loss, your body and mind. Everything runs and looks better when you are continuously hydrated.
~Love to Live Healthy with Josephine Fitzpatrick
Now that the end of July has approached us I want you to look back and think about where you are today and where you thought you would be. Four Weeks ago on July 1st I asked you where did you want to be at the end of July…. Did you reach that goal? Did you put the work in like you promised yourself? Sometimes these can be very tough questions to answer especially if we know we didn’t do what we wanted – but they are even harder when we know we didn’t even try.
Yes we can all agree Summer is hard. But if we really think about it – weight loss is always hard. It’s a time that we are taking in less than our bodies need so we are hungry. It’s a time that we have to walk away from temptations that always seem to be there. My point is if you keep waiting for it to be easy – it will never happen.
I want you to remember while you are contemplating and waiting for an easier time – I have thousands of clients who are doing the right things and losing the weight and feeling great. I tell you this because I want you to always remember you are no different then they are – the only thing different is you keep stopping yourself from what you really want. When you decide to start working a little harder, being okay with being uncomfortable, and committing to walking away from temptation – I promise you will see the results. You have to stop getting in your own way. Stop waiting and start doing .
SECOND LOOK: Think back on July. How did you feel? Was it making you happy? Did you feel healthy and in control. If the answer is yes you feel great and you are doing great – then I’m super happy for you because there is no better feeling. If the answer is you are not feeling good in your body and mind and you have lost control – then you need to change it.
HOW TO MOVE FORWARD: Lose the weight now. Start today. Stop thinking that it’s summer and using it as an excuse that requires you to over indulge in food and alcohol – because it doesn’t. What you need to do is commit to making yourself feel good. Put the time and real effort into it. Work hard for what you want and walk away from what you know doesn’t make you feel good. It doesn’t mean you can’t go and enjoy with others – it just means you have a plan walking into where you are going and what you are doing when you get there. If it’s not your cheat day then you stay on program and plan what you are eating, and if you are drinking you are giving up your snacks it’s that simple. Have a plan and follow through with it – and know in your heart that when you stick with it that is what is going to really make you feel your best. Don’t make it harder than it has to be. I promise you everything you walk away from and deny yourself from having – will still all be there when you have your cheat day.
YES IT’S HARD TO STAY ON PROGRAM IN THE SUMMER
BUT IT’S SO MUCH HARDER TO NOT FIT IN YOUR CLOTHES.
If you are really honest with yourself you know that when you stay on program that feels so much better than cheating. When you are cheating it’s for the moment when you stay strong and on program it’s for the results. I can’t say it enough – do the right thing and you will feel so much better – whether it’s weight loss, work, family, relationships, or vacations – life is about planning and following through and doing the right things. The reason we do this is because it’s what makes us happy. We feel accomplished, and we want to be our best, we want to feel healthy and yes we want to look good. We have one life and we want to have that balance of enjoing it but also working hard and being your best while you do it. When you have a plan you can accomplish all those things. Yes some days are going to be super easy and other days will feel like the most difficult days, but if you stick to your plan you will always get better results both mentally and physically.
DO WHAT IS RIGHT NOT WHAT IS EASY
~Love to Live Healthy with Josephine Fitzpatrick
[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]NOW YOU CAN PURCHASE AND DOWNLOAD AN INNOVATION WEIGHT LOSS MENU RIGHT FROM OUR WEBSITE WWW.INNOVATIONWEIGHTLOSS.COM
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~Love to Live Healthy With Josephine Fitzpatrick
[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]Summer days are here and they are harder than any other days of the year. But they are still just as important as any other days of the year. If you want to lose weight you need to plan and always be back on track every week regardless of where you are or what time of year it is. Being back on your path every week is important for many reasons. It gives the week purpose and a sense of control in your week ahead. Another great thing about being back on track every week is it gives you a chance to regroup, put the weekend behind you and be even better than the week before. It’s fine to have weekend fun but the importance of getting back on plan and doing the right thing every week will result in how you look and feel the following weekend. [dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]Summer is not Easy: Summer is a time when it’s harder to stay on track and have 110% days. But sometimes just because it’s harder doesn’t mean it’s not doable and doesn’t mean it’s not necessary. I don’t have to tell you how quickly you will gain the weight back. This program works if you follow it but if you eat what you want when you want you will gain the weight right back. If you are 80%-20% then you will get 80% results. If you are 60%-40% then you will get 60% results. You see the clients around you. Many who have kept the weight off and maintained. They do it because they are on program and live the program. There is always a choice and you need to make it everyday. If you want to lose weight this summer you need to follow your program and stay on program in order to enjoy the one Cheat Day a week. Make sure you have all your meals and snacks prepared and ready for you. It’s important to plan your days and be ready for whatever is coming your way. If you have your meals and snacks then you have no excuse to go off program. Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean you have to give up losing weight. You can enjoy and lose weight if you are willing to put the work in. Remember, the harder you work the better the results. It’s never easy – especially in the Summer, but it’s very doable and necessary- especially in the Summer.[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]You can continue to lose weight if you really want too: Most people gain between 7-10 pounds by September. That’s a lot of weight to gain on top of weight that you already needed to lose. Think smart and act smarter! If you want to lose weight, if you want to look good and feel good then you have to do good things for you body. Yes, exercising is very important and the more you can incorporate it the better you will feel. But staying on program is what is going to make the weight come off. Staying on program makes you feel amazing and make the changes you really want to see. It’s what will make you feel that lighter, happier feeling that you love and changes the number on the scale to where you want it to be. It’s what gives you the feeling that you are in control and doing the right things for your body and mind. While it’s a much harder concept to follow in the summer, it’s what makes you feel your best. [dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]Choose your battles: If you know you are having long weekends at the beach or on the boat – then you need to try and be 110% Monday through – Thursday. If you want to lose weight this Summer but don’t want to be super strict – then be amazing on the days you can be. And on the days that are more challenging – try and be mindful even if you are cheating. You don’t want big Cheat Days to be consecutive and you don’t want to be Cheating a little everyday. The days that you can be amazing – then be amazing and eat the minimal that is on your plan. On the days you need extra snacks then have them but try to make them On Program snacks. If you want to enjoy a treat here and there then do it but try to be amazing and on 110% on program the following day. My point is, the great days will help and will count in your overall summer. You may not see the weight loss every week but you will see it by the end of the month. Instead of losing 1-2 lbs every week in July – you might lose 2 pounds by the end of July and 2 pounds by the end of August – and both are much better than gaining 10 by September.[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]Change Your Focus for Summer Months: If you already made the decision that you want the summer to be less about dieting and more about enjoying then you need to change your focus. Many clients will look to just maintain through the summer and get back on program in September. That is totally fine and may give you the mental break you need. In order to do this you need to still be mindful everyday about what your choices are. Instead of focusing on losing, focus on not gaining: Some clients will cheat one week and the next week be 110%. Others will be amazing Monday through Thursday and Cheat Friday through Sunday. Try and make changes where you can even on the days you are not 100%. If you want extra drinks give up your snacks. If you want extra snacks then make your meals smaller. Try and make even the smallest positive changes on the days your are off program. This way even though you are having more Cheat Days the changes will not necessarily help you lose but that’s okay – because what they are doing is helping you from gaining.[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]At the end of the Summer days and Summer months – we have to accept what we have done. While it’s great to party, drink, and indulge – if you continuously over do it – you will be left with the results that I can assure you will not be worth how you feel. So stay mindful and think before you act. Because just like every bad choice will make a negative difference – every good choice will make a positive one. [dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]LOVE YOURSELF ENOUGH TO LIVE A HEALTHY LIFE[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small]
~Love to Live Healthy with Josephine Fitzpatrick