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Amanda Engelbrecht

Hi I’m Amanda Engelbrecht. I was born and raised in the great state of Texas! I played soccer my whole life on multiple teams and high school. Being from the south, my mom always made nice home cooked meals! I loved my big portions and any carb I could eat! I never had a weight problem at all because in the game of soccer you are always running, sprinting, kicking, and chasing! After games I remember eating chili cheese fries and chicken fingers and pre game pizza rolls and pixie sticks (gross).

Then my senior year soccer was over. I ate the same and I noticed my weight crept up a little so I joined a gym! Weight stayed off but it wasn’t til I took a nutrition course in college that I realized how bad the food was I was putting into my body! I made major changes and became a trainer! I got my major in Kinesiology and my minor in Nutrition. With my new love of food I now cook healthy and find that to be my favorite part of my day outside the gym! I started changing recipes (and my friends recipes) into healthy creations!!!!

A few months after graduation I got married and now have two beautiful kids. How did I get so lucky!? I took some training jobs here and there but I wanted to be MOM! Wow what a hard job! I can squat 200 but putting a kid to bed is the hardest thing ever???? I was reading a Facebook post by Justin Murphy about Macros and really learned a lot and loved how he broke it down to where I could really understand it! I remember meeting him a few times at the gym I worked out at. I read a few more posts on his Facebook page and was like this guy gets it, wow!

I was looking for a job I could be passionate about. I worked at night a few hours helping train elite youth athletes and although rewarding in its own way, it wasn’t fulfilling enough. I was struggling to find a job I felt connected to and could help people like I used to! Then the next day, I saw Justin post that he needed an admin! It was scary going from being a full time mom, to putting in an application! I knew the opportunity for a mission and a company I believe in would be just silly to pass up! The interview went great, and here I am helping the coaches help as many people as they can! The way I live life is that you don’t always have to work harder – just smarter! You don’t have to be perfect but be a little better than yesterday! You can be a little crazy, but keep your heart filled with love. Just like with life, when your song/opportunity comes, make sure you take it and dance because never know when it will come again.

Amanda Engelbrecht
7 things I’m grateful for because of #covid_19 👇⁣
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This last month has been crazy!⁣
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In the midst of the chaos, I’m trying to focus on gratitude as I know gratitude trumps stress, fear, anxiety, etc.⁣
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Here are a few of the things I’m grateful for 👇⁣
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1.) I’m grateful I have been spending more time with Alex, Josiah, and Cash than ever before ❤️⁣
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2.) I’m grateful for our family walks. We have been going on 2-3 walks per day and loving this beautiful weather!⁣
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3.) Im grateful for my clients. I’m grateful for each and everyone of my amazing clients that I have the opportunity to coach, support, and encourage each and every day.⁣
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4.) Im grateful for the internet. When I first started in the field over 10 years ago I wouldn’t have believed you if you told me I would own my own business operating 100% online.⁣
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5.) Im grateful for my health. I’m proud that I have prioritized my health throughout my life in order to feel safe during this pandemic.⁣
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6.) I’m grateful that I live in America. We get to go to grocery stores whenever we want and are allowed to do physical exercise outside. I have clients in other countries that don’t have these same freedoms.⁣
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7.) I’m grateful for my environment. Being quarantined has made focusing on my goal of my 90 day #summershred much easier to focus on! Let’s just say, way less temptation for tacos and margaritas 😉⁣
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What are you grateful for during this time?⁣
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I would love to hear in the comments below 👇⁣
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By the way, thank you for taking the time to read my post 🙂
7 things I’m grateful for because of #covid_19 👇⁣ ⁣ This last month has been crazy!⁣ ⁣ In the midst of the chaos, I’m trying to focus on gratitude as I know gratitude trumps stress, fear, anxiety, etc.⁣ ⁣ Here are a few of the things I’m grateful for 👇⁣ ⁣ 1.) I’m grateful I have been spending more time with Alex, Josiah, and Cash than ever before ❤️⁣ ⁣ 2.) I’m grateful for our family walks. We have been going on 2-3 walks per day and loving this beautiful weather!⁣ ⁣ 3.) Im grateful for my clients. I’m grateful for each and everyone of my amazing clients that I have the opportunity to coach, support, and encourage each and every day.⁣ ⁣ 4.) Im grateful for the internet. When I first started in the field over 10 years ago I wouldn’t have believed you if you told me I would own my own business operating 100% online.⁣ ⁣ 5.) Im grateful for my health. I’m proud that I have prioritized my health throughout my life in order to feel safe during this pandemic.⁣ ⁣ 6.) I’m grateful that I live in America. We get to go to grocery stores whenever we want and are allowed to do physical exercise outside. I have clients in other countries that don’t have these same freedoms.⁣ ⁣ 7.) I’m grateful for my environment. Being quarantined has made focusing on my goal of my 90 day #summershred much easier to focus on! Let’s just say, way less temptation for tacos and margaritas 😉⁣ ⁣ What are you grateful for during this time?⁣ ⁣ I would love to hear in the comments below 👇⁣ ⁣ By the way, thank you for taking the time to read my post 🙂
Are you struggling with working out from home?⁣
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If so, keep reading 👇⁣
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Look, I get it! Working out inside your house or garage isn’t as fun as going to your favorite gym.⁣
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Doing virtual workouts isn’t as fun as going in person.⁣
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Your lacking the equipment needed to stay consistent with the workout program you’re following.⁣
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The list could go on and on...⁣
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But here’s the honest truth, those are all just excuses if they are preventing your from working out consistently.⁣
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To be honest, now is the time to prioritize you fitness and nutrition more than ever before!⁣
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With all of the FREE body weight and DB workouts that are being posted, your options are literally endless.⁣
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But you have to find the willpower and motivation to make yourself prioritize these things.⁣
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Its not easy, but it’s worth it!⁣
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Instead of focusing on the things you don’t have control of, start spending more time prioritizing the things you do have control over.⁣
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One day at a time my friends...⁣
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We are all in this together!⁣
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I’m struggling.⁣
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You might be struggling too.⁣
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So let’s support each other and try to make the most out of these times of uncertainty.⁣
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To do my part, I would love to invite anyone that’s interested to join the Team iCoach Nutrition private Facebook group for FREE workouts, nutrition tips, and a community of like minded individuals.⁣
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See you on the inside 👊⁣
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PS just DM me “COMMUNITY” and I’ll add you to the group!
Are you struggling with working out from home?⁣ ⁣ If so, keep reading 👇⁣ ⁣ Look, I get it! Working out inside your house or garage isn’t as fun as going to your favorite gym.⁣ ⁣ Doing virtual workouts isn’t as fun as going in person.⁣ ⁣ Your lacking the equipment needed to stay consistent with the workout program you’re following.⁣ ⁣ The list could go on and on...⁣ ⁣ But here’s the honest truth, those are all just excuses if they are preventing your from working out consistently.⁣ ⁣ To be honest, now is the time to prioritize you fitness and nutrition more than ever before!⁣ ⁣ With all of the FREE body weight and DB workouts that are being posted, your options are literally endless.⁣ ⁣ But you have to find the willpower and motivation to make yourself prioritize these things.⁣ ⁣ Its not easy, but it’s worth it!⁣ ⁣ Instead of focusing on the things you don’t have control of, start spending more time prioritizing the things you do have control over.⁣ ⁣ One day at a time my friends...⁣ ⁣ We are all in this together!⁣ ⁣ I’m struggling.⁣ ⁣ You might be struggling too.⁣ ⁣ So let’s support each other and try to make the most out of these times of uncertainty.⁣ ⁣ To do my part, I would love to invite anyone that’s interested to join the Team iCoach Nutrition private Facebook group for FREE workouts, nutrition tips, and a community of like minded individuals.⁣ ⁣ See you on the inside 👊⁣ ⁣ PS just DM me “COMMUNITY” and I’ll add you to the group!
EAT to perform.

Don’t eat less, just eat better!

I was struggling pretty badly performance wise in the fall and through winter. Tired all the time, hair falling out, dry skin, cracking nails, barely hitting PRs, getting injured and not recovering, not sleeping well, the list goes on.

My body was inflamed and uncomfortable and I couldn’t figure out why.

Well, for the past month I’ve been working with @coachjustinmurphy and it turns out I was under eating. Not fuelling my body properly for the workouts I was pushing my body through. On top of that, I was anemic.

I didn’t even realize that I wasn’t eating enough but it made sense. During the week I was busy and just ate when I had time.

So, Justin brought my calories up to 2000, I started an iron supplement and amazingly, things are happening! My body is responding.

I’ve been averaging 2000-2200 calories per day since mid February. When we started, I weighed 157 lbs and my stomach was constantly bloated. Today, I weighed in at 153 and I no longer suffer from bloat all day every day. I’ve increased consumption of red meat and fruits and veggies and my mind is blown.

You do not have to starve yourself to get results. I am proof of that! My diet consists of mostly whole foods but I include treats every day too. I have zero restriction and therefore my body now craves nutritious foods most of the time.

Let go of restriction. Let go of food rules. Eat well, train hard, and have patience. And always, always put your health first!

Lesson learned.

#eattoperform #icoach #icoachnutrition #nutrition101 #nofoodrules #byebyebloat #progress #success #eatallthethings #performance #optimalperformance
EAT to perform. Don’t eat less, just eat better! I was struggling pretty badly performance wise in the fall and through winter. Tired all the time, hair falling out, dry skin, cracking nails, barely hitting PRs, getting injured and not recovering, not sleeping well, the list goes on. My body was inflamed and uncomfortable and I couldn’t figure out why. Well, for the past month I’ve been working with @coachjustinmurphy and it turns out I was under eating. Not fuelling my body properly for the workouts I was pushing my body through. On top of that, I was anemic. I didn’t even realize that I wasn’t eating enough but it made sense. During the week I was busy and just ate when I had time. So, Justin brought my calories up to 2000, I started an iron supplement and amazingly, things are happening! My body is responding. I’ve been averaging 2000-2200 calories per day since mid February. When we started, I weighed 157 lbs and my stomach was constantly bloated. Today, I weighed in at 153 and I no longer suffer from bloat all day every day. I’ve increased consumption of red meat and fruits and veggies and my mind is blown. You do not have to starve yourself to get results. I am proof of that! My diet consists of mostly whole foods but I include treats every day too. I have zero restriction and therefore my body now craves nutritious foods most of the time. Let go of restriction. Let go of food rules. Eat well, train hard, and have patience. And always, always put your health first! Lesson learned. #eattoperform #icoach #icoachnutrition #nutrition101 #nofoodrules #byebyebloat #progress #success #eatallthethings #performance #optimalperformance
7 things I’m grateful for because of #covid_19 👇⁣
⁣
This last month has been crazy!⁣
⁣
In the midst of the chaos, I’m trying to focus on gratitude as I know gratitude trumps stress, fear, anxiety, etc.⁣
⁣
Here are a few of the things I’m grateful for 👇⁣
⁣
1.) I’m grateful I have been spending more time with Alex, Josiah, and Cash than ever before ❤️⁣
⁣
2.) I’m grateful for our family walks. We have been going on 2-3 walks per day and loving this beautiful weather!⁣
⁣
3.) Im grateful for my clients. I’m grateful for each and everyone of my amazing clients that I have the opportunity to coach, support, and encourage each and every day.⁣
⁣
4.) Im grateful for the internet. When I first started in the field over 10 years ago I wouldn’t have believed you if you told me I would own my own business operating 100% online.⁣
⁣
5.) Im grateful for my health. I’m proud that I have prioritized my health throughout my life in order to feel safe during this pandemic.⁣
⁣
6.) I’m grateful that I live in America. We get to go to grocery stores whenever we want and are allowed to do physical exercise outside. I have clients in other countries that don’t have these same freedoms.⁣
⁣
7.) I’m grateful for my environment. Being quarantined has made focusing on my goal of my 90 day #summershred much easier to focus on! Let’s just say, way less temptation for tacos and margaritas 😉⁣
⁣
What are you grateful for during this time?⁣
⁣
I would love to hear in the comments below 👇⁣
⁣
By the way, thank you for taking the time to read my post 🙂
7 things I’m grateful for because of #covid_19 👇⁣ ⁣ This last month has been crazy!⁣ ⁣ In the midst of the chaos, I’m trying to focus on gratitude as I know gratitude trumps stress, fear, anxiety, etc.⁣ ⁣ Here are a few of the things I’m grateful for 👇⁣ ⁣ 1.) I’m grateful I have been spending more time with Alex, Josiah, and Cash than ever before ❤️⁣ ⁣ 2.) I’m grateful for our family walks. We have been going on 2-3 walks per day and loving this beautiful weather!⁣ ⁣ 3.) Im grateful for my clients. I’m grateful for each and everyone of my amazing clients that I have the opportunity to coach, support, and encourage each and every day.⁣ ⁣ 4.) Im grateful for the internet. When I first started in the field over 10 years ago I wouldn’t have believed you if you told me I would own my own business operating 100% online.⁣ ⁣ 5.) Im grateful for my health. I’m proud that I have prioritized my health throughout my life in order to feel safe during this pandemic.⁣ ⁣ 6.) I’m grateful that I live in America. We get to go to grocery stores whenever we want and are allowed to do physical exercise outside. I have clients in other countries that don’t have these same freedoms.⁣ ⁣ 7.) I’m grateful for my environment. Being quarantined has made focusing on my goal of my 90 day #summershred much easier to focus on! Let’s just say, way less temptation for tacos and margaritas 😉⁣ ⁣ What are you grateful for during this time?⁣ ⁣ I would love to hear in the comments below 👇⁣ ⁣ By the way, thank you for taking the time to read my post 🙂