Hi BIKINI BODY MOMMIES! I know that you are as anxious about the release of BIKINI BODY MOMMY 2.0 as I am! It's going to be all NEW and SO fun... I can NOT wait to get started with you.
I also know that there must be many, many questions looming out there from those of you who are brand new to the challenge, and even questions from all the long time BIKINI BODY MOMMIES!
I want to make sure you are PREPARED and ready to hit the ground running on Monday with the new release, so I'm dedicating this post to answering all the open questions that may be out there. Have a specific question relating directly to BBM 2.0 that I've missed? Be sure to comment below!
xx, - Briana
What is BBM? What is BBM 2.0?
I created BIKINI BODY MOMMY in September of 2012 after successfully transforming my body and losing 100 POUNDS in 11 1/2 months after giving birth to my 3rd child. It is a 90 day fitness challenge meant to help all the busy MOMMIES out there fit in Daily exercise into their busy, busy schedules. After having put back on 30 pounds during my 4th pregnancy (which unfortunately ended in a devastating miscarriage) I am launching 2.0 as a BRAND NEW version of the 90 day challenge that will follow my same philosophies but help keep things fresh, fun, and new for everyone who is looking be part of the global Bikini Body Mommy Movement.
When does it start?
BBM 2.0 will start on Monday, May 5, 2014... however you can begin the 2.0 challenge as well as the original whenever you find it and are ready to begin. The videos for both challenges will remain on YOUTUBE, FB, and my Website COMPLETELY FREE for you to follow for all of internet eternity.
How/Do I need to register?
No registration needed! I highly recommend subscribing to my YouTube channel and Blog to be informed when new workouts are posted. I post all workouts on my Blog and FB at midnight Eastern Standard time.
Do I need to complete the original 90 day challenge to start 2.0?
No! Completing the original BBM is not required to start BBM 2.0. In fact, if you haven’t even heard of the original challenge, I recommend starting on May 5 with 2.0. There is motivation and support, excitement and encouragement, and ACCOUNTABILITY that will come with starting with the new challenge.
How will 2.0 differ from the original?
The workouts will still be beginner friendly, but will provide FRESH NEW workouts to help you transform you body based off of the same principles outlined in the original challenge and my book, the “Bikini Body Mommy Blueprint.”
Do I need any equipment to complete BBM 2.0?
You’ll need a set of Dumbbells, and possibly and exercise mat if you are working out on a hard surface.
How long will the workouts be?
There will be two types of workouts in this series, (1) Strength training and (2) Cardio. Each session will not exceed 20 minutes.
Can I complete the challenge if I am brand new to exercise?
ABSOLUTELY! The workouts have modifications to make them easy to follow for even someone who has never formally worked out a day in their life
Can I follow your challenge if I am pregnant?
I can not give medical advice, which is why it is important that regardless of whether you are pregnant or not that you have been cleared to perform exercise from your medical doctor. If you have a “normal” low-risk pregnancy -- YES these workouts should be safe to follow. If you are in your second or third trimester Some modifications will need to be made in terms of avoiding the structured ab work/plank exercises in the challenge.... and the biggest piece of advice would be to LISTEN TO YOUR BODY. If you feel like you are doing too much... less the intensity, do the modifications, or extend your rest periods between exercises to help you recover.
Can I follow your challenge if I am nursing?
Will modifications be noted/provided if I have Diastasis Recti?
Please reference the extensive post that I have written on this subject: https://www.bikinibodymommy.com/blog/2013/04/28/diastasis-recti-101-why-some-moms-shouldnt-do-crunches/
Do you have any nutrition tips that you can provide?
Absolutely! I have a blog post of my top 5 nutrition tips that you can read here: https://www.bikinibodymommy.com/blog/2013/02/15/summer-bodies-are-made-in-the-winter/.
I also have a weekly subscription meal plan where you can eat EVERYTHING I’m eating 5x per day ... here: www.bikinibodymommy.com/meal-plan
If BBM 2.0 has HIIT workouts, may I substitute longer cardio in place of them?
Doing activity above and beyond the workouts wouldn’t be a negative thing, however I am personally trying to prove that nothing “above and beyond” the workouts I am posting is “needed” to get unbelievable results.
When should I expect to see changes in my body?
Every person is unique, and depends on the actual adherence to not only following the workouts.. but also the NUTRITION. No matter how hard you workout, you CAN’T OUT TRAIN A BAD DIET. If your nutrition are workouts are in-line 90% of the time.... most people notice and immediate change, while others might take a few weeks for their bodies to get with the program. The most important thing to remember is constancy is KEY
What is the approximate calorie burn for your exercises?
There is no way to accurately answer this question as everyone will burn calories differently based on their individual circumstances such as current weight, height, Body fat %, intensity of exercise, etc.)
Do you have an app?
Unfortunately there is not one available as of yet.... but it IS IN DEVELOPMENT. It will be launched in the future, and will hopefully make your BIKINI BODY MOMMY experience more fantastic then ever!
When will the success journal be ready?
The success journal will be ready for purchase on May 3, 2014.
Any helpful advice for success?
One of the best things that you can do for yourself to set yourself up for success is to grab one, two, three, HECK .. A DOZEN .. accountability partners to join you in this journey. Challenge yourself to check in with one another DAILY .. call, text, email, set up a FB challenge group .. do WHATEVER IT TAKES to push yourself and each other. Check in with ME daily too! Let me know how it’s going .. share your LOVES of the program .. share your CHALLENGES! I want to hear it all!