At age 63, this Man is Transforming his Body and Life!

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Bill Phillips working out and having fun with Bruce Blockus, age 63, at Transformation Camp in Colorado.

As you can see from Bruce’s ‘before photo’ he has completely transformed his health, losing over 60 lbs. of bodyfat while gaining strength and energy. He did it with smart exercise, good nutrition, and the enthusiastic support of his Camp community and friends.

Bruce has overcome tremendous adversity to successfully transform his body and strengthen his life. Bruce works out hard when we hit the weights and he is consistently improving. He takes the lead when it comes to helping others learn how to lose unhealthy weight and understands the deeply emotional struggles that the transformation process can involve.

We are grateful that Bruce is going to be joining us for our new and improved LIFE CAMP on May 16, 17, 18 and we look forward to seeing his smile and benefiting from the inspirational life example that he embodies!

No Diets: Eat More to Weigh Less!

Key #1: Meal Frequency

Diets don’t work. Not in the long run that is. Restrictive diets are not typically sustainable or even healthy. Yet it’s vitally important that we keep our calorie intake within a healthy range. If you’re trying to lose bodyfat you’ll need to consume less total calories than your body burns each day; that requires your body to tap into stored fat to meet its daily energy needs. If you’re already in good condi­tion, or when you reach your goal weight, you can eat a little more but still it’s important to consume only the amount of calories that your body needs; otherwise you’ll start putting the bodyfat back on.

Pina Colada Nutrition Shake

Something I’ve certainly learned through personal experience is that I need to work with my body, not against it, when it comes to controlling calo­ries. We’ve got to keep ourselves satiated (satisfied, not starving). And one of the best ways to keep cravings at bay is to eat more often throughout the day, up to six times. When we do this, the body is energized, nourished and satis­fied. We also feel lighter, more aware and more energetic as opposed to being weighed down by big meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

A scientific study reported in the European Journal of Clinical Nutri­tion cites that people who ate six times a day had a faster resting metabolic rate than those who ate just three meals daily. Your metabolic rate is the pace at which your body burns calories all day and night. This study showed eating smaller meals frequently throughout the day allows people to burn fat more efficiently. Researchers at Georgia State University arrived at the same con­clusion. They found that folks who ate just three meals a day had, on average, a higher percentage of bodyfat than those who ate six times per day.

Another study published recently in The New England Journal of Medi­cine showed that in as little as two weeks, people who ate frequent, portion-controlled meals as opposed to three large meals (containing the same total amount of food) reduced their ‘bad’ cholesterol levels by nearly 15%, lowered their cortisol (the stress hormone that contributes to belly fat and premature aging) levels by more than 17% and diminished insulin levels by almost 28%. Another study, this one published in the International Journal of Obesi­ty and Related Metabolic Disorders, found that when people eat frequent meals throughout the day it helps control their appetite. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported that people are most successful at losing fat and keeping it off when they eat numerous meals throughout the day.

Another way eating six small, nutritious meals a day helps you reduce bodyfat is by allowing you to maintain muscle mass. Remember, muscle not only helps the body look good but also makes it more metabolically active. Muscle burns calories even when it’s just sitting there. Fat does not. In fact, for every pound of muscle you gain you’ll burn another 50 calories a day. People who put on 10 pounds of muscle will therefore burn 500 calories more per day. This equals an additional 4-5 pounds of fat burned off every 30 days.

Key #2: Protein and Carbs with Every Meal

Eating Right can be both Nutritious & Delicious — Click the Photo for this Protein and Carb Combo, Fish Tacos

Now that we’ve talked about the benefits of eat­ing more frequently, it’s important to understand how to put the right combi­nations of food together. What I recommend is that every time you eat, you combine protein and carbs. Again, this is backed up by solid science.

Scientists have also shown that people who eat a balance of protein and carbs have more stable blood glucose and energy levels, better digestion and absorption of nutrients as well as an increased “thermic effect” (fat-burning effect) from each meal. On top of all that, stud­ies show that meals balanced in protein, carbs, and essential fats provide a safe and healthy way to manage the appetite. I’ve discovered the same thing which is why I eat meals that contain a balance of protein and carbs and I suggest that you do too.

My Example of an Eating for Life Daily Meal Plan

Breakfast — 8:00 am: Vanilla Right Light Nutrition Shake blended with STRONGEVITY Rx (my new cellular energy supplement)

Mid-meal — 10:30 am: Low-fat cottage cheese mixed with light yogurt; 16 oz. water

Lunch — 1:00 pm: Turkey Sandwich with lettuce, tomato, mustard; 16 oz. water

Workout — 3:15 pm to 3:40 pm (super high-intensity 5-25 spin bike workout)

Mid-meal — 4:00 pm: Vanilla Right Light Shake (blended with 6oz. water, a fresh peach, STRONGEVITY Rx and 4 ice cubes)

Dinner — 7:00 pm: Fish Tacos; 16 oz. water

Dessert — 10:00 pm: Chocolate Right Light Nutrition Shake made as ‘double-chocolate pudding mix recipe.’

Make the time — you will love the results!

Don’t ever think you don’t have time to eat right frequently throughout the day. The list of my meals from yesterday which you just reviewed takes me less than an hour to prepare and eat. Of course my Nutrition Shakes I can blend up and chug down in just a couple minutes. Lunch takes me about 10 minutes. And dinner is 30-40 minutes. When you plan ahead of time and you prepare in advance, you’ll find you save time and money with the Eating for Life style. And best of all, when you eat this way your body will get stronger, leaner, healthier, more energetic and you’ll feel good!

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Change Your Body for LIFE with Bill Phillips CAMP

Incredible Before to After

Jenifer Lyon and Chris Perry (pictured above) are Transformation Camp Alumni who are changing their bodies and lives while inspiring others to get healthy too!

Good News: Back by popular demand, 2 ‘Encore’ Transformation Camps!

After recently receiving a petition signed by over 200 alumni who wanted me to consider keeping our fitness Camps going, I was inspired to re-structure my work schedule enough to make time for a 3-day Camp in April and another in May. These are the only two events planned at this time and they will sell out soon.

New Camp Dates:

April 25, 26, 27
May 16, 17, 18

This new Camp takes what we have been doing to the next level! We are calling it LIFE CAMP because it is not just about having a healthy body… it is about building a healthy LIFE! We have all new work shops and tools to help participants succeed!

We’ve received so many emails and calls from people asking us to bring back Transformation Camp. We aren’t bringing it back though… we’re bringing it forward. LIFE CAMP advances and evolves my 25 years of scientific research and practical experience in the field of health, fitness, weight loss, and personal transformation. The letters in the word ‘LIFE’ each represent points of emphasis in the new CAMP curriculum: Learning + Inspiration + Fitness + Energy!

LIFE CAMP brings together people from all walks of life who not only want to improve their health and get their body in great shape but who also want to support and encourage others to achieve their personal transformation goals as well. Working together as a Team is one of the most powerful aspects of this whole process.

I know from personal experience that over-coming unhealthy habits, making real and lasting changes in the way the body and mind work is not easy; in fact, it’s a path that’s going to bring up numerous challenges and sometimes we will get frustrated and even think of quitting. Please, please don’t give up, don’t give in, don’t quit! Setbacks are a part of the process of success when it comes to transforming your body and life. This special LIFE CAMP is an opportunity to get back on track and re-energized. It’s a place to talk through what you’re struggling with and overcome it with the positive support of experts in this process.

Bill Phillips LIFE CAMP, like our previous Transformation retreats, is held over a 3-day period here at our Center in Golden, Colorado. Our events appeal to good-spirited people from all walks of life and from all parts of the world who have one thing in common… and that is, they have humbly and courageously made the decision to change their life for the better.

What’s new and improved with LIFE CAMP? It’s focused on a new ‘curriculum’ — improving our health and happiness is still the bottom line, but during this event I introduce improved techniques and tools to help you get the results you want in the short term while also improving sustainability and long-term success.

Also new at LIFE CAMP is a fascinating workshop and discussion led by medical doctors who’ve transformed their own health with my exercise, nutrition, and mindset program. These physicians will make crystal clear what we each need to do to improve our health and lower our risk of heart disease, depression, diabetes, even some forms of cancer. The empowering knowledge you gain from this one workshop itself could change (or maybe even save) your life!

At LIFE CAMP, I will workout with you and show you the exact exercise program that will help you burn off unhealthy bodyfat while strengthening your muscles. This workout only takes 25 minutes a day and it has been scientifically proven to not only burn fat faster than ordinary exercise, it also lowers your risk of cancer and improves your heart health so much it is the recommended workout at the Mayo Clinic’s cardiac care department. I want to make you an exercise expert while you’re here so you can be your own personal trainer.

At LIFE CAMP I’ll also teach you precisely what you need to eat to lose the excess weight once and for all. We must nourish ourselves back to good health–we do not ‘diet’ or starve the body to get results. Diets don’t work; I will teach you a much better way and show you exactly how to put my plan to work in your own life.

Living longer and living stronger — optimizing the quantity and quality of your life — is what this Camp is all about. Much of what you will learn at LIFE CAMP is what I have learned over the past 2 years of teaching 37 Transformation Camps here at my Center in Colorado. I’ve studied people who’ve had breakthrough results as well as those who’ve struggled, and I have identified, very specifically, what works and what doesn’t. This applies to getting breakthrough 12-week results, and also to sustaining and even building upon those improvements.

At LIFE CAMP you’ll learn how to focus your mindset in a way that empowers your confidence and improves your results. I work with you to set challenging yet achievable goals and I give you a plan of action that will help you succeed. My teachings are straight-forward, scientifically-sound and presented in an easy going, friendly and fun style. I will give you the information and motivation you need to put that knowledge in action so you enjoy the fastest results possible!

Your investment in the 3-day LIFE Camp, where you will work with me personally, is $1,495. This includes the workshops, workouts, nutrition planning, and all your healthy meals during the 3-day event, as well as 12 full weeks of ongoing support to help you stay on track and achieve breakthrough results. I’ll also take you out to a healthy dinner at one of my favorite restaurants on Friday and Saturday evening. We will have fun and also work hard all weekend. We have a special group rate at a newly remodeled and very nice Sheraton Hotel (just $99 per night). Transportation from the hotel to our center each day is provided for free.

Please don’t put off making the decision to get healthy. I promise if you allow me to help, you will get results! My intention is to help make this the best investment in yourself that you’ve ever made. Let me know you can be here in Colorado for LIFE CAMP on April 25, 26, 27 or May 16, 17, 18. No other Camps are scheduled at this time. Please get back to me at your earliest convenience to confirm that you want to sign up before we’re sold out again.

Please include your phone number in your email to me so we can contact you and answer any questions and help book your reservation. Also, tell me a little bit about the results you’d like to achieve — what changes would you like to make?

Send your email to: BillPhillipsFitness@aol.com

Making the decision to attend Camp could change your entire life. I’m looking forward to seeing you in person, getting to know you, and I am very excited about helping you transform your body for life!

Sincerely,

Bill Phillips

P.S. Proceeds from each of these two upcoming Bill Phillips LIFE CAMPS support the Make-A-Wish Foundation. I had the privilege of granting my first wish in 1994 and now, 595 wishes later, doing my part to help the Make-A-Wish Foundation is something I am committed to and believe in with all my heart. Thank you in advance for supporting our mission and goal for this year which is to grant a 600th child’s wish!

Who else wants to Win $5,000 and build Your Best Body?

Back on Track 2014

There’s Still Time to Enter my 2014 Back-on-Track Challenge!

Transform your Body, Renew Your Life! $10,000 in Rewards! ($5,000 to each of two winners!)

It’s FREE to sign up and no purchase of anything is required. This is a healthy and fun challenge, like my original Body-for-LIFE contests that have helped thousands of people make an incredible change from before to after! Now it’s YOUR turn!!

Read all about it and sign up today! Give yourself another chance to get your health and fitness Back-on-Track!

Are you in? If so, click the link below and let’s get started now!

CLICK HERE NOW to learn more and sign up for FREE!

Transformation Camp Series Finishes With Success!

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Bill Phillips Transformation Camp Successfully Finishes its 2-Year Run of Sold Out Events~

We have just this weekend’s Super 3-Day Camp to enjoy and then our two year project wraps up. With 37 Sold Out Camps and over 1,100 participants all total, the Transformation Camp Project went above and beyond my highest expectations for it! What an incredible experience it has been meeting and getting to know so many wonderful people, from all walks of life, who literally came from all corners of our world, with one thing in common: the desire to be healthier and to improve.

I never imagined this project would be so fun and enjoyable! It was also an honor and pleasure to be your teacher for the time you spent here. We shared a lot of laughter and some tears; good food and great workouts; we talked face to face about the challenges life brings our way; the mistakes we’ve made; and we helped each other find strength inside of us that many didn’t even know was there. In our speaking circles, I saw so much courage, I heard so much truth, I felt so much real, authentic, heart centered emotion. I was deeply touched and inspired by the strength and resiliency of the human spirit of our camp participants. And, I was stunned, over and over again, by the magnitude of the changes I saw camp participants make in the weeks after they went home and put their new knowledge into action. The power we each have to transform our lives in beyond measure.

I said two years ago when I started the camp series that it would be life changing. I know that intention has come to pass because it has absolutely changed mine… much more than I could have ever hoped for.  I am healthier, happier, more aware, and maybe even a little wiser than I was before. Camp has been a blessing. I have a beautiful and bright wife, Maria, and we have an exciting and inspiring life and future thanks to Transformation Camp. I have connected, in meaningful ways, with people from all over the world who have helped me learn so much about life and living.

THANK YOU so much to each person who traveled to Transformation Center and who gave me the special opportunity to share my knowledge and some of my over-flowing passion and enthusiasm for fitness with you! And thank you to all the volunteers, the workers, and to all our guest speakers for helping me so much — your efforts made a real and positive difference in the lives of many, including mine. For this, I am forever grateful and wish you the best of health always as your journey through life moves forward and continues to unfold.

I am diving into my next projects now; one of which is writing a book about what I learned and realized through my time at Transformation Center. The stories I have selected to share in the book will inspire you, teach you, uplift you, make you smile, and most of all… help you discover and believe in your own incredible power and ability to make stunning changes in your body and life!

I am also expanding our Right Nutraceuticals line of products and I am going to finally finish the new version of my website at Transformation.com which is all about how others have transformed their bodies and how YOU can do it too! I will keep you posted on these new and exciting endeavors which I hope will be as rewarding, inspiring, and fun as my two years at Transformation Camp!

Sincerely,
Bill Phillips

NOTE: I repeat, at this time we have no further Camps planned and there is not a spot left available to anyone. I apologize to all the people who wanted to experience Transformation Camp but were unable to get in due to high demand and low availability of positions. We have an invitation only alumni camp party this summer but that is it.

Trish is Getting Back on Track: 37 lbs lighter in just 12 weeks!

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Trish is Getting Back on Track: Becoming 37 lbs lighter in just 12 weeks!

Every week I see men and women from all walks of life, working hard to transform their health and renew their lives… I think I have the best job in the world being able to contribute in even a small way to their success! Nothing makes me happier than seeing people break free from unhealthy habits and discover that they really do have the power to change their body for life!

I am so excited to share these before and now photos of Trish Smith who is a finalist in the Back-on-Track Challenge which started late last year. Trish became 37 lbs lighter in just 12 weeks and is continuing her transformation now with new goals set for her future! Trish is a beautiful person inside and out and she is not only making a change, she is making a difference in the lives of others. She supports and encourages every one she meets in person or at our online Challenge group page on Facebook. Trish, a cancer survivor, has a real appreciation for life and is overflowing with enthusiasm!

Keep up the good work Trish! You are an inspiration to us all!

~Bill Phillips

(Winners in the Back-on-Track Challenge from late last year will be announced here on Facebook on or before Feb. 28! We have $25,000 in prizes going out to people who have made incredible changes in their bodies and lives!!).

Stop Dangerous Dieting — Start Eating for Life

Eating for Life Book

Get the FACTS about Eating Right and Discover 150 Delicious, Nutritious Recipes

Eating for Life is the scientifically sound, practical, safe, and sustainable nutrition plan for improved health, fitness and weight loss. Created by the author of Body-for-LIFE, the world’s bestselling fitness book, this eating plan does what typical diets can’t: it allows you to enjoy delicious food. and plenty of it, while at the same time losing fat and gaining energy for life. You’ll finally learn the facts about eating right. and also, in this guide, you’ll find 150 meal recipes which are easy to make and taste great!

Overview of Eating for Life Plan

  • Eat 6 small meals daily, one every two to three hours.
  • Eat a portion of protein and carbohydrates with each meal.
  • Add a portion of vegetables to at least two meals daily.
  • A portion is approximately the size of the palm of your hand for quality protein, your closed hand for carbohydrates, and your cupped hand for vegetables.
  • Consume 2g of Omega-3 fish oil daily or three portions of salmon per week.
  • Drink at least 10 cups of water.
  • Use Meal Replacement Nutrition Shakes such as Right Light, to make sure you are consuming optimal levels of vitamins, mineral, high quality protein, and amino acids necessary for muscle recovery and strength.
  • Supplement with 2 to 5 grams of creatine monohydrate in combination with 100 – 200 mg of Co-Enzyme Q10 and 2000 – 4000 IU of Vitamin D daily for improved mental energy, muscle strength, heart health, and to support optimal fat loss. (Each of these key nutrients are included in my new supplement STRONGEVITY Rx.)
  • Plan your meals in advance and record what you eat daily.
  • Plan your grocery list and stick to your plan.
  • Once a week, on your free day, eat whatever you want. (Yes, even pizza and ice cream are okay once a week!)

Click Here to get your own copy of Eating for Life if you haven’t got one already!

An Embarrassing Confession I Wish I Didn’t Have to Make

Bill Phillips Before to After

This is an Embarrassing Story to Tell, But if it Helps Someone Else get Back on Track with their Health, it will be Worth it to me. So here goes

Okay… let’s see. There are two photos of me posted along with my words. The photo on the right is me today, age 49. On the Left is ME in pretty bad condition, 2 years ago. In the summer of 2011 I had brutal accident which required emergency surgery and which put me in the hospital, then a wheelchair, then in a hospital bed at home for months. Just like everybody else, with inactivity and too much comfort food (ice cream is an incredible pain killer), I lost so much of my muscle and I gained fat… and I aged fast. I was so embarrassed and just literally in tears (inactivity and depression go hand in hand). But I knew what to do to pull out of the tailspin. Two years ago this month (in the Autumn of 2011 at age 47), I decided to completely change and rebuild my body and life.

I developed an new, inspiring vision for my future and transformed it into steps and stages… monthly, weekly, and daily goals were set and met. I created a new, positive environment and got support from true friends. Of course I had to completely change my eating and work hard in the weight room to rebuild my strength. I put my heart and soul into it and applied the key knowledge I have learned over the years… I put it to work very enthusiastically in my own life. I will tell the complete story and give my exact workout and nutrition and supplement program in an upcoming blog on my site BillPhillipsNews.com — watch for the whole story a week from today.

For now I can tell you this: I am more grateful for a healthy and strong body now than I EVER was before! I am grateful to be pain free and alive. My life has changed even more than my body since the devastating accident I had back in 2011. I wouldn’t go back and change any of it if I could because it has all been an edifying, humbling (although very embarrassing) and transformative experience. I have a new life today… a beautiful and smart and incredible wife now and a new fitness business which allows me to put my passion for fitness to work everyday!

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I tell my students and clients today what I learned painfully and personally… we all respond the same way to inactivity and over eating… I am just like you. And you are just like me in that when you start working out and eating right and you follow a smart plan, your body will reward you with incredible changes and renewed health!

I’ve been there… I know what it is like to be stuck in a body that is in pain and not doing what you want it to. It nearly broke my spirit and I nearly threw in the towel and blamed it all on aging and being over the hill. But I snapped out of it one day and said ‘F+#@ This! I am not settling for this! I AM GOING TO GET MY BODY AND LIFE BACK ON TRACK!’ And that is what I did and what I am doing… I will continue to get leaner and stronger and healthier each month… I will never have a final ‘After photo’… I will have a lot of Progress Photos which show the steady results of hard and humble work aimed at helping me improve my body and mind more each day. And finally, let me tell you this…

Don’t be surprised if what feels like your greatest adversity today becomes your biggest blessing two years from now… that is what happened for me and I thank God each day for helping me wake up to LIFE again!!

(If you want my help rebuilding your own body for life, come work with me personally at my fitness center in Colorado… we have an incredible 3-day Transformation Camp each month where I share what I know and help you get motivated to transform like I have done myself. Camp is the best investment you will ever make in your health. If you might want my help, email me at Bill@Transformation.com and we’ll send you details.)