A big reason I wanted to post this is for anyone struggling with the transition of being a vessel for another life. I was 140 lbs prior to conception, closet full of extra small and small clothing, my waistline was tiny, my butt was perky, and I was lifting my heaviest yet. The husband and I were trying for almost a year and negative test after negative test, I told my husband that maybe it just wasn't our time and I had made a mental commitment to start training to compete in a figure competition! I thought "how perfect, the husband will be deployed, taking my training to another level will keep a positive mental attitude, and it's something I've been talking about doing for a while!" Well. A week later we got a test with 2 lines. I sobbed, out of joy and fear and every emotion under the sun. 2 weeks after that, he had left for this last time, and I headed back home with family to help with the pregnancy.My new body was not adjusting well to my continued weight lifting and so I adjusted and adjusted and .... adjusted until the only thing that didn't cause bleeding or cramping were therapeutic weights and resistance bands. At first I was thankful for even being able to do something at all! But then as time went on, my body continued to change despite my efforts to eat well and workout to the capacity I could. My ...
Just wanted to start out by saying your an absolute professional athlete in my eyes, the drive and passion you have toward a healthy and active life is what's driving me through this life and body changing process of creating a miracle! I'm now 5 months along in my pregnancy and ohhh my gosh it has been a roller coaster of emotions in and out of the gym!! I really just want to thank you for your Creating A Miracle program as it's helping me and our wee bubba get through day by day!! Looking forward to the next 4 months of this journey.From a fellow bump buddy,Mel Beitzel, Australia
YOU HAVE TO DO PIPEHITTER. It is such a rush. I completely transformed because I didn't know, but my liver was starting to stop working properly, so i started gaining weight and hit a plateau. It mentally helped me become better as well! I always thought i couldn't do better because my training was ordinary. This made me BEYOND EXTRAORDINARY.If you can do this, you can do anything! Please please please, for the sake of fitness do this program! I promise it is worth every penny! I only wanted to share this for any and every girls happiness. You will be so proud of yourself when your done. Ashley Horner is an genius. That is all
Hey Ashley,I don't know if you remember me from the La fit expo I just wanted to take a minute to thank you for always motivating me! As of today Friday April 23, I am down 87lbs and at a healthy body fat percentage! My abs are showing and I'm more motivated then ever to continue my journey in #becomingextraordinary which I will get on a whole new level beginning today! We are finding beauty within our strength and we threw our scale away today! You have taught me and my husband to live a happy and healthy lifestyle. We love you Ashley!
On week 10 out of 12 in the Magnify You trainer! Defiantly some major improvement, not only feeling better but looking leaner and stronger than ever! www.ashleyhorner.co Good Morning, lovely fit fam! I haven't posted on here for a while and I thought I'd share my progress with you all on this Transformation Tuesday! Not quite at my goal but getting closer every day. I did Becoming Extraordinary twice and currently working on Magnify You. Consistency definitely pays off. Let's keep on chasing our goals. Thanks, Ashley Horner for sharing all your amazing programs with the world.
I honestly have no words! You guys continue to blow me away! www.ashleyhorner.co"I want to share my results from the Magnify You program. I am in love with it and it is the best thing that has happened to me since my open heart surgery in March. I've always been active and I wanted something that was going to push me post surgery. This was it. I believe that if I can begin this program 6 weeks after open heart surgery that anyone is capable of accomplishing their health and fitness goals. I want to share my views with the world.Thanks for creating such an amazing training program!"
Thought I'd share: 18 months ago, I sustained an injury that caused my upper body to shut down on me. I could no longer lift my mug of coffee without feeling like I could not breathe. I was in a lot of pain and discomfort for over a year and thought my fitness activities that i was so passionate about were over. Taking a holistic approach to therapy after disappointment with western medicine, I saw myself getting stronger. Once I realized I was able to lift a 5 pound dumbbell again, I hit the ground running with weight training... that didn't last very long. I wasn't the same person anymore... I did not have that same motivation; I was frustrated; I was bored; I felt I had lost my purpose. Apparently the passion for fitness was still burning. I've followed you for a while and knew you had programs available.I did my research and Magnify Youfit my goals best. Pulled the trigger on Memorial Day 2013 making the purchase and began the program the next day. Day 1, I thought, "this woman is crazy! Can the body handle this?!" Day 2 came (with a little fear), thought the same while doing my million (so it seemed) lat pull downs. Before I knew it, I had completed Week 1. Whew! No wonder why i'm drawn to this particular athlete! (Familiar with the other WBFF female pros and there is just no one like you! Who ...
This is my progress pic from Magnify You, the bicep pic is just one week progress from day one and day 8. The lower pic is from day one and week 3. I have to say thank u for putting together this amazing program. It really works, I'm already seeing changes and I love it.
I would like to share my journey with you so far. I am just starting this becoming extraordinary and on my first week.After 4 beautiful children and working full time and a single mum I decided to change my lifestyle in Feb 2012 . I will never look back.
Ashley,I was over 500 pounds six years ago and now am at 250 but don’t look my weight. I started your program over a month and a half ago and I see a huge difference already. My thighs are leaner and my biceps are rock solid.Thank you for being so motivational and for being my fitness idol. I read your page once a day and its nice to know that you have the time to reach out to others who need help.Thanks a bunch~ Elvira **Elvira’s goal is to hit 160 in 2013!!! Then to keep going! Great job Elvira. You are becoming extraordinary!
Dear Ashley Horner,It was awesome to meet you in Stuttgart, Germany! I told you I would share my transformation pictures with you. You and Sarah have been such an inspiration to me.Thank you for pushing me to succeed!
Many Joy Flanagan
Ashley Horner!!! I am on Day 16 Becoming Extraordinary…back shaping up nicely, arms and legs coming along….still working on those stubborn abs!
Hi Ashley! Just wanted to thank you for your amazing program! I’m not that far along in the “magnify you” program, and I honestly haven’t been able to be as consistent as I know I should be. Still, I am getting stronger every day! Today, I did 4 unassisted pull-ups! Something I haven’t been able to do in 6 years! Thank you so much for your guidance and the continuous motivation! Looking forward to seeing the end result when I complete your program !~ Hilda Riera
Hey, Ashley I just wanted to let you know today I did my first heavy squat, 45 lbs each side plus the bar. I’m so happy, and believe it or not you encouraged me to do it, I am 18 years old and looking forward to have your determination, self confidence and willingness to do things right. You are my #1 inspiration, don’t you ever stop being such a nice person, don’t ever stop being you.Best wishes,Alethia Arreola
I received the Becoming Extraordinary program this morning, and just glancing through it, it has exceeded my expectations! I am even more excited to get started now. I leave for basic training in a few weeks, and this program falls in line with what I need to improve in everything. Again, thank you, you have designed an incredible program.
LOVE your Becoming Extraordinary meal plan and the recipes. It’s almost exactly like I eat already, but has given me some new ideas for snacks and ways preparing other foods. This should be on the shelves of Barnes & Noble one day!!
I am on week 5 of your Magnify You program. Here is my progress since I moved from being a cardio queen 12/2011 until now. I started Jamie Eason’s Live Fit Trainer in November of 2011. After that, I learned that I wanted more muscle. So I did 5 rounds of Richard Facenda’s 8×8 lifting program.I’m thrilled with the amount of muscle I gained in a year, and want to continue to gain, which is why I started your program. I’ve learned this year that the scale doesn’t matter, as proof by my weight and body shape.The skinny fat look makes you just look ill. I was 5’5 and 105 pounds at my lightest, and people were concerned with my malnourished look. I never get those questions anymore, plus, since lifting heavy, nothing jiggles!I love the solid muscle look that comes with weight training.
Started on October 22nd. Weight was 160. Took the upper body pictures today. Weight 143. Needless to say, I’m extremely excited with the change!Just started phase 3 and the workouts are incredible. I have to separate the 45min cardio though since it takes me about two hours just to do the lifting. With 2 girls and a new puppy its hard to find 3 hours to myself. So I’ve been doing my cardio early in the morning.Thank you so much! This program has been better than all the money I’ve spent on trainers! I can’t wait to see the final product!
I’m proud to say I’m extraordinary! This is May before and weekend after Thanksgiving after! Feel free to share!
Hi Ashley! First of all you are amazing and I truly look up to you and all your accomplishments ! Here is my testimony and before and after (technically Its more of a before and during picture bc I’m not done yet )My name is Rebecca Blanco, I’m 26 years old, I’m a wife and mother of two beautiful kids. In January 2012, I was at my heaviest after having both kids– 126.7. Most people hear 126.7 and think its nothing. However, I’m 4“11 so my healthy weight range is 94-123lbs at the max. Therefor, I was over weight for my height.I kept hearing more and more people stating “we need to accept our bodies the way they are”. True, however, I took that statement way too seriously and thought I could eat and drink whatever I wanted since this was the body God gave me. For me, this was my biggest reasoning to my weight gain. Accepting our bodies the way they are doesn’t mean eating whatever you want because ultimately your damaging your body from the inside-out. We should be accepting our bodies by embracing them, AND making them a BETTER version by carefully watching the things we put into our bodies.Now don’t get me wrong, looks aren’t everything, but how I felt In this body I wasn’t taking care of was a different Becca. I would stress over the simplest things, I was snappy, border line depressed, and nothing I or anyone did made me feel ...