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TCL Personalized Nutrition Success Story: Lynne-Marie Shea

Congratulations to Lynne-Marie for her 12-week transformation!  Loved watching her learn, grow and discover throughout this process…one of the best parts of my “job”!
You look amazing Lynne!  Keep up the great work!

Physical Transformation:

  • Weight lost: 16.2 pounds
  • Body fat lost: 3.2%
  • Muscle gained: 1%
  • Waist: 2 inches lost
  • Chest: 2 inches lost
  • Hips .5 inches lost

What was your expectation prior to starting the program?

Before starting the program I was CrossFitting regularly. I felt great and was making improvements on WODs and lifting but was not seeing the outward physical progress that I felt should be happening with the amount of time I was putting into working out. I had done a few whole 30s and tried to eat as paleo as possible but knew I was ready for the next step in my journey and that I needed something more targeted to fuel my body for the work I wanted it to do.

Did we meet your expectations?

Yes!  The Cynergistic Life program was exactly what I was looking for. It gave me the parameters for what I needed to be eating and taking into account if I wanted to fuel my body appropriately. I learned about which foods have which value rather than simply dividing foods into “yes” and “no” in my mind and gained an understanding of when and what to eat around workouts. Tracking all of my food was certainly challenging but it gave me a feeling of ownership over what I was eating and allowed me to keep from letting bad days knock me off track. I was in four weddings this summer and while I wasn’t always hitting my numbers perfectly, tracking and the program kept me moving forward the whole time.
Having a coach was also invaluable for me. Cindy was amazing, always available to answer questions and explain her thinking and the program. She worked with me around my goals and did not just send numbers and check progress but took the time to send reflections, thoughts, and insightful feedback. The Facebook group is an amazing resource for ideas and support, truly creating a wellness support system.

What are some of the most powerful lessons you are walking away with?

What was most powerful for me about the program is how in control of my own choices I really am. All food has nutrition attached to it and I am able to take that into consideration every day if I choose. My goals are my own and I’m in charge of holding myself to those things. With the help of the program I feel that I finally have the tools to inform my behavior, especially around nutrition, to meet those goals.

What is your greatest accomplishment?

I was able to lose both pounds and inches and to improve on my WODs and my lifts. I finally felt like what I was seeing in the mirror was matching the effort I was putting forth which has been hugely important to me. I started this program during a pretty hectic transition in my life so being able to complete it successfully with the support of The Cynergistic Life community has shown me that your goals and commitment to self care never have to take a back seat, no matter what is happening in your life.


For more information, check out TCL Personalized Nutrition. And take our Free Health Assessment to see if this is right for you!

By | 2017-12-01T12:47:30+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: Nutrition, The Cynergistic Life|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Kelly Woerdeman

Congratulations to Kelly Woerdeman, Cynergy CrossFit’s Spotlight Member!

What do you do for work?
I am an independent financial planner and Army Reserve Instructor. I love both of these jobs and look forward doing them each day.

What would you like us to know about you and your family?
My wife Michelle and I live in Hanson with our Daughter, Elizabeth (7) Son, Jack (4), our Dog, Patton and Cat, Joey

What is one thing that we may not know about you.
This is my rookie year at Cynergy so there are lots of things. Let’s go with I’ve been in the Army for over 19 years, 2 activations, 1 Iraq deployment, and I am very close to retirement.

How long have you been CrossFitting?
I am 3 months in now.

What time do you typically train?
All over the map…5am, 6am, 9am 4pm

What is your favorite lift and why?
Thrusters…It seems to me like everything is working at once with that lift.

What is your favorite WOD and why?
Anything involving running….I have a distance running background.

What are your current CF goals?
I am struggling with double unders and HSPU’s. I am working to fix that currently. Also I am looking forward to the “Murph” I would like to perform well during that WOD.

What are your current life goals?
So much going on here… Continue spending as much time as possible with my wife and kids. Looking forward to retiring from the military and would love to start coaching my kids in their sports. Would like to teach some college courses in basic finance.

What is your most memorable time as a CrossFitter?
I would say my first few days at Cynergy was the most memorable. Everyone was very welcoming and awesome
and I knew I made a great decision to join up.

How has CF impacted your life outside of the box?
My energy level has gone through roof!

How would you best describe Cynergy to others?
The members are awesome. You show up, the workouts are pre-planned so you don’t have to think about it. You don’t need to wait for gym equipment to get freed up. You end up pushing yourself beyond what you would do on your own at the gym. It is also very close to my military training as far as instructor led group training.

Any additional comments:
Instead of making excuses on why I can’t go to the gym, I now have the discipline and motivation to make it in as many days as possible. I have a lot to learn and a long way to go but I am certain I found the place to do it. Thank you to all the coaches and members for everything so far. Let’s get some!

By | 2017-11-28T07:14:13+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: athlete of the month, Community|0 Comments

WOD THURSDAY 11.30.17

AMRAP 20
55 Barbell-Facing Burpees
55 Pull-Ups (L2- Assisted Pull Ups), (L3 Jumping Pull Ups)
55 Calorie Row
55 Kipping Handstand Push Ups (L2 High Pike Push ups off Box), (L3 Strict DB Press)

3 Sets for quality, not time:
10 Landmine
5 BB Roll outs
10 GHD Hip Extensions
5 Snow Angels

By | 2017-11-24T14:11:23+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: Workout of the Day|0 Comments