Janine Basil

👊🏼Body Transformation Specialist 💆‍♀️Mum of 3. ⭐️Register for my Body Transformation Challenge here🌟

http://www.basilbodies.com/services/mp-challenge

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First F.I.R.E leg session of 2018 for these ladies tonight 👊🏼 Building strength and shaping your muscles all at the same time.
Now remember...take a firm hold of your butt and squeeze 😂😂 Talk about an instant butt lift 😉

Nice work #teambasilbodies

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I got a big thing for fins, taillights and bonnet emblems !

#classiccars #carshow #fins #taillights #fordsofinstagram #chevy

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So when your old High School friend moves back to Melbourne what does she do?

Sign up for the MP Transformation Challenge and F.I.R.E (focused intense resistance exercise) of course !🔥🔥 So good to have to on board @leica71 !

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Making another deposit into mine and my family’s future health. 🥕🥦🥗🌽🥑🍌🥒🥕🥦🌽🌶️ Seriously..you can’t even feed a family of 5 at Maccas for under $35!

And people say eating healthy is expensive 🤔🤔🤔 #futurehealth #eatfresh #buylocal #liveahealthylifestyle

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Life’s good when you can have your #burger and eat them too!
If following a diet or meal plan that restricts you from enjoying time with your family doing normal things, please tell me where the fun is in that ?

How are you supposed to enjoy life with your friends and family?
And what message are we sending our kids if we can’t enjoy a meal out with them that’s off the plan?
I’m all for showing them a healthy attitude towards food and that food is not the enemy 💜🍔 #eattolive #loveyourbody #nourish #love #healthyhabits

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My Saturday nights aren’t like most people’s.
That’s ok ..I’m happy doing my thing 😀

#happyplace #training #icetraining #snatches #lovewhatyoudo

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This little dude came wondering into the Gym at 6am this morning.
He was like “ Hey whatcha all doing here so early” lol 😂
I so wanted to take him home😍😍 #cute #love #cuddles #puppy

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Working on ourselves is the one thing we have total control over.
We can’t control what others might say, think or do.
But we can control our own actions, feelings and thoughts.
No one take that from you 💜

#control #action #workinprogress #dailyactions #choices #choicemum

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I’m going #bananas over this 🍌🍌 Guilt free pancakes with banana, raspberries and honey.
I had this for breakfast but it’s a great substitute for me when the kids break out the cookies and cream #icecream 🤪

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I’ve never been one to put myself out there ..but I feel compelled to show woman above the age of 45 that you can get better as you get older.
I come from a Group Fitness Instructor background and I used to love to train for 10 hours plus every singe week and stress out about missing classes or going on holidays and not doing my “normal”. My diet was terrible, living on processed carbs, chocolate and basically not eating enough quality food to match my energy output.
I’ve learnt to do less than 4hours of exercise per week, take time off from training and eat more food.
If you think that eating less and training more often will get you leaner I’m sorry to say but you are wrong.
Working in commercial gyms I was over watching the same people Year in year out doing the same thing and not getting any results from the hours of training they were doing.
So I decided to do something about it !

I no longer wanted to teach people just how to exercise. I wanted to learn to help people TRANSFORM!

If you’re a Mum ........ ❌Stop settling for second best ❌Don’t accept that this is the way it’s meant to be if you feel un-happy about your health and body shape ❌Stop feeling like you don’t deserve to look after yourself and that your family come first
PUT YOU FIRST 💜

To hear more about my own transformation and how I can help you achieve yours, come along to my FREE Fat Loss Seminar next Tuesday night at 7pm.
For more details and to register your spot please see the link in my BIO.. Janine x

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Somehow we all stood next to each other for a whole 10 seconds!! #timer #10secondrule #donttouchme #family #love #holidays #roadtrip

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We’ve lived, we’ve loved, we’ve cried but most of all we’ve done it all together!

Wishing all my friends and family near and far all that you deserve in 2018 💜

Live large and love hard 😍😘💜 #family #love #2018 #happynewyear

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I’ve always wanted to see for myself this magical Pink Lake and it sure is worth the drive.
If you haven’t as yet you must put this on your Bucket List.
Rahni even had her pink Unicorn pj’s on for the occasion 🦄💜 #roadtrip #basilsvacasion #pinklake #thegriswalds #adelaide #theluckycountry #australia

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✔️I’m a busy Mum of 3 ✔️I’m 46 years old
✔️I run my own business ✔️I’ve been married for 14 years and work at keeping the love alive 🤣
And yes I go to the gym without brushing my hair some days (I wish I could look glamorous when I’m sweating buckets)and sometimes I forget to wash my face until just before school pick up.

I do want to look after myself so I can keep up with the kids and be a “fun” Mum And I want to feel and look better than I did in my 20’s and 30’s.
I know that quick fixes don’t work for me. I’ve tried many times in the past and failed. I end up going backwards.
Working on me everyday means I get to be the best for those around me.
My family, my friends and my clients.
It’s taken 6 months (2 x MP programs) to get myself back to where i feel I represent what I believe in.
Here’s a little snippet of what I do-
✅ 4-5 training sessions per week (no longer than 45mins each) 3-4 of these are F.I.R.E (focused, intense resistance exercise) and the other 30min ICE (intense, cardiovascular exercise) training sessions
✅ Eating 5-6 times per day (yes you need to eat more of the right food) ✅ Scheduled days off training where I stretch and foam roller to aid recovery and growth
✅ I do all my own food prep
I haven’t been perfect and I don’t need to be. I couldn’t be even if I tried 🤪
I’ve eaten chocolate, cake, ice cream, drank a little alcohol occasionally. ❌ I don’t spend 2+ hours in the gym. 7 days a week
❌ I’m still able to eat out with friends and family
❌ I don’t stress out over counting macro ratios (carbs/protein/fat) ❌Being perfect or 💯 compliant is not possible for me
❌I don’t rely on other people to prepare my meals or buy pre-prepared meals either.
I prefer to take sole responsibility for my actions and results.
As 2017 draws to a close I’m opening 6 spots for busy Mums who want to regain their health and vitality to join my next Body Transformation Challenge starting on January 22nd 2018.
I know your struggles and together we will set you on the path to get results that you can keep long term.
I’ll be offering online coaching so you don’t even have to live in the Coburg area to work with me.
Enquires via the link in my bio ☝️

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Christmas lunch at Mums the way it’s been for the past 40+ years.
So many fun times, so many memories 🌲💜🌲💜🌲💜🌲💜🌲💜🌲💜 #mumsplace #christmastree #christmas #memories #dad #brother #missingyou #goodtimes

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Santa came and he Conquered!

It’s been a huge 4 weeks in the Basil’s household but now it’s me time.
The kids are happy (mostly). One got an iPhone and one didn’t. So we have a bit of drama 😬

I got red roadmaps on my eyeballs and bags under my eyes 🤩

It’s all about the kids right.
I’m happy if I get to fit in my gym session.
Merry Christmas everyone I’m off to see my family at Mums today.
Enjoy this day with your nearest and dearest xx

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Well we made it FIRE team!

All the early mornings, tired aching muscles are all worth it!

Remember the statistics show that as we age we lose our strength and muscle mass which is one of the main causes of “getting old” diseases such as osteoporosis, diabetes, heart disease and some cancers.
You guys are working to fight the aging process 😉👍🏻 It’s been a big year of training so rest up. The body makes improvements when in recovery.
Merry Christmas and have a safe and happy New Year 💜
See you all when we kick off on Monday 22nd January.
There are still a few spots left if you are interested in starting next year 🤩🤩 All details via the link below... http://www.basilbodies.com/services/f-i-r-e-the-body-shaper

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For me, stretching on a daily basis is just as important as all the lifting done in the gym.
I have found these 5 stretches with a resistance band very beneficial in the hours after training and in my non training days.
If you need to free up your shoulders, back, chest, hamstrings and hip flexors these are going to help you a lot 👍🏻 Keep it for the hours after heavy lifting and on your off days as not to effect your performance with your lifting.
Here’s to a more mobile body 😊

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7 years ago I was blessed by the arrival of a little girl.
One who I thought would be all sugar and spice and all things nice !🤣😬 You don’t do dresses, you don’t brush your hair, you don’t do Barbie.
So I guess you’re a bit of a Tomboy.
Hard not to be when you have to older, boisterous brothers!
You do bring much joy to my heart, cuddles and kisses when i need them most, stress and frustration when you mess with my wardrobe and cosmetics 🤣🤣 But most of all you give me unconditional love and make me want to be the best role model I can be for a young girl.
Happy Birthday my Sweet, crazy Rahni. Don’t ever change I love you just the way you are 💜💜 #mygirl #birthdaygirl #love #daughter

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Final leg session for the #FIRE team this morning.
I’m so proud of how far you’ve all come.
Managing full time jobs, kids, interstate travel for work, 5.15am starts, a household and injuries is not an easy task but none of this stops you from doing something for YOU!

When I think about everything you all do in a day it completely blows my mind. You are all Champions in my eyes 👏

Discipline + effort + time = results 💪🏻 It’s been a pleasure working with you all this year and I can’t wait to help you work on your goals in 2018 🤩🤩
#fire #basilbodies #teamwork #strongwoman #coburg

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Today I was feeling pumped.
Couldn’t wait to get into my training session.
I’ll be honest, I don’t feel like this every day.
Not everyday is the same. Some weekends are more draining than others and this one was huge!

Some days I just want to flop on the couch and do nothing.
Motivation will only get you so far.
Discipline will take you all the way.
Will sitting in the couch get me closer to my goals? NO!

Staying disciplined WILL!

I’ll take discipline over motivation thank you 👊🏼💪🏻

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Just another manic Sunday with this crazy bunch😆

Who else loves family outings when all you hear is I’m hungry, I’m thirsty, I’m tired, I need to go to the toilet, my legs hurt, can you carry me!

I’m sure I’ll miss this craziness when they all fly the coup one day.
8 more sleeps until the man in red pays us a visit 🎅🏼 #sundayfunday #family #familyfirst #love #smiles

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I used to be a toast, crumpet and porridge girl for breakfast.
I also suffered from IBS.
When I changed my diet of convenience food for vegetables, protein, better carb choices and some fruit guess what?

No IBS!

Plus I gained more energy, I got stronger in the gym and a leaner physique to top it off.
Something to think about 😉

#change #habits #choicemum #youchoose #IBS

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Can’t get enough of this on a HOT Summer Night.
Soda water, fresh lime, mint and lots of ICE
It’s a great alternative to drinking alcohol at Christmas gatherings too.
Just like food, what you drink programs your metabolism for success or failure 👍🏻💚 #caloriefree #sodawater #lime #mint

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Two of my favorite exercises on #leg day..... The front squat as it also challenges the core stabilizers and the split squat (elevated) as it hits the Glutes hard 🍑

The weight on the bar is important but not as important as hitting the correct ROM to overload the targeted muscle group 👍🏻💪🏻 #trainsmart #fire #thebodyshaper

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Ahh the excitement of starting your new 12 week block of training when your body feels fresh and raring to GO !!! This program I’m going to incorporate more work on the #fitball to get a bit more bang for my buck.
I don’t have a lot of time to waste in the gym so if I can train smarter and get more value out of my training session then I’m happy.
I aim fir the best results possible in the shortest amount of time 👍🏻👊🏼💪🏻 #trainsmarternotharder #core #over40 #fountainofyouth #stayyoungliftweights

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You’ve trained hard all week, been eating well too.
It’s the weekend ..don’t F IT UP!

Most people go off track over the weekend then wonder why they aren’t progressing with their transformation goals.
If your going out celebrating this weekend stick to mineral water, take a pre packed meal (I use the kids lunch pack to keep my food cold) and be the designated driver.
Come Monday you’ll be feeling like a million bucks 🤩🤩 No hangover
No guilt
Happy weekend all 👊🏼💜 #choices #friday #theweekend #nohangover #guiltfree

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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop- Confucius
Don’t get disheartened when you feel like your transformation goals aren’t happening fast enough.
The reality is the leaner you are the harder you have to work for an even smaller result.
I’m happy to say I’ve reached my 12 week goal of fitting into these #nikepro shorts and now it’s on to the next #goal
I’ve tried the quick fixes in the past like food restriction, cutting calories, detoxing and over training but these are all temporary solutions that DO NOT last.
If you need some help finding a permanent solution to your fat loss goals then you should get in touch by sending me a PM 💙

#goalchaser #mumof3 #transformationspecialist #itsnevertoolate #dreams

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