Over the last few years, Kelly Kincaid has worked hard to add muscle to her smaller frame and she has gained incredible strength. After suffering injuries and having surgery on both knees, Kelly lost a significant amount of muscle. With the right balance of weight training and nutrition, Kelly has come back from those surgeries stronger than ever.
In 8 weeks, Kelly Kincaid has lost 7 lbs on the scale while gaining muscle and decreasing her waist measurement by 1.5 inches! Most impressive are her Fit Test results. With 2 months of training together, Kelly has taken her strict pushups from 14 up to 36, decreased her mile run time from 10:03 to 7:44 and improved her sit and reach test flexibility by 3 inches. All of this while following a reasonable nutrition plan between 1700-1900 calories per day while weight training 4-5 times per week with 3-4 short cardio sessions per week. An online training transformation take a lot of hard work and dedication, but incredible results really are possible!
Kelly is a perfect example of what is possible with
Julie Lohre’s Online Personal Training Program.
What role does fitness play in your life?
Fitness has become my outlet. When life gets to be a little hard to handle, the gym is where I can always find relief. Being fit/healthy is something that nobody can control but me! Every single day I make choices that could better my life, not anyone else. I find great satisfaction in the fact that I determine my own level of fitness.
What unique challenges have you faced in reaching your fitness goals?
My legs were something I really struggled with. I had knee surgery on both knees, which caused me to lose every bit of muscle in my legs and butt! I hated how small my legs were. It took time, but with Julie Lohre’s help, we were able to start building mass in my legs/butt, while toning up the rest of my body at the same time. Leg day is now my favorite day!
How do you stay motivated?
Let’s be real! We all have bad days where our motivation just isn’t all there. I think the most important thing to remember is that, that’s normal! The best thing you can do is to take a little breather and stay focused on your goals. It is so much easier to stay motivated when you have a goal to reach within a specific timeframe!
How do you balance nutrition?
Keeping my nutrition on point was really a struggle, since I work at a sports bar where I’m surrounded by my two favorite foods: pizza and wings! However, after starting a new healthy diet, I found that when I eat foods that aren’t good for me, I just don’t feel as good. I do treat myself a couple times a week, but still stay on track for the rest of my meals.
Tell us about your favorite recipe?
My all-time favorite recipe is Julie Lohre's Chocolate Chip Oatmeal! They are the perfect pre-workout/breakfast meal and simple to make. I use:
1 Scoop of Beverly International Vanilla Ultimate Muscle Protein
1/2 Cup Quick Oats
1/8 TSP Salt
1 Packet of Splenda
1/2 Cup Unsweetened Applesauce
1/2 Cup Water
¼ TSP Vanilla
A handful of blueberries
I just mix together all the dry ingredients then fold in the wet ingredients, along with the blueberries. I bake them in a muffin pan at 380 degrees for about 14 minutes. This makes about two big muffins! Sooooo delicious!
What does a typical workout look like for you?
Each day is a little different depending on what muscle groups I am working out that day. I start with a 5-minute moderate warmup to get my heart pumping. Then I always stretch for 15 minutes to loosen up my muscles. Stretching is very important! To begin my workout, I start with a more challenging exercise and then follow with supersets. If I’m pressed for time during that week, I will do cardio after my workout.
Kelly Kincaid's Transformation
Here is what Kelly recently posted about her Online Training Transformation:
"I’ve decided to post my progress over the past several months. Before, I was eating absolutely terrible and pretty much lived on pizza rolls and ramen noodles because I was too “busy” to diet. I rarely went to the gym and if I did, I half-assed my workouts.
Fast forward to now and I am not only pleased with my physical transformation, but I have TONS more energy, my endurance has improved significantly, my flexibility has improved, my resting heart rate has decreased, I am stronger, and I am overall much happier with myself!! So, how did I do it? I busted my ass in the gym and I’ve stuck to a reasonable diet, all while being VERY busy! 😅 I do not eat chicken, broccoli, and rice all day, every day. In fact, at times I eat pancakes for breakfast and pasta for dinner 😍😍
I absolutely would not be at this point without my amazing trainer, Julie Lohre! Seriously you make this so much more doable and enjoyable! Thank you for always pushing me and believing in me! I cannot wait to see where I go from here!"
"Fitness has become my outlet. Being fit/healthy is something that nobody can control but me!"Kelly Kincaid