Fit Employee Spotlight: Michael Lose!

Michael started playing rugby 4 years ago, and he learned quickly that his diet and exercise program wasn't conducive to competition. However, as a employee he had the tools he needed right at his finger tips. Employee Spotlight: Michael Lose

Michael Lose Name: Michael Lose
Age: 25
Height: 5'9.5"
Weight: 230 lbs
BodySpace: Mighty Mik Tell us a little about yourself. What is your position at How long have you worked here?

Michael: I am a Smooth Talk'n, Email Rock'n, Chat Take'n, Loyal Customer Make'n representative / floor supervisor. I have been with the company for 12 months.

Q: What was your workout/fitness/nutrition level before working at

A: I was active but not as active as I could've been. I've competed in Division II Men's Rugby for the past 4 years for Snake River Rugby Club, here in Boise. My diet wasn't conducive to competing at my peak for 80 minutes of rugby. My fitness level was equivalent to a weekend warrior/arm chair quarterback.

I've competed in Division II Men's Rugby for the past 4 years.
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I've competed in Division II Men's Rugby for the past 4 years.

Q: What does your workout routine consist of now?

A: A lot of interval cardio training, explosive complex Olympic lifts with Train Insane With Kane influences.

Workout four day a week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. Weights and cardio each workout day.

Day 1: Functional Workout 1

Day 2: Functional Workout 2

Day 3: Off

Day 4: Functional Workout 3

Day 5: Functional Workout 4

Day 6: Off

Day 7: Off Fit Employee of the Month Michael Lose.
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Q: What does your diet consist of now?


Meal 2 & 3:

Meal 4:

Meal 5:

Q: What supplements have helped you reach your goals?

Pre Workout:

Morning or Post Workout:

With All Meals & Pre Workout:

With All Meals:

Once Daily:

Q: What is it like working at Does it create a helpful fitness environment?

A: I am surrounded by people who genuinely care about fitness. Having access to resources that help improve a person's well being is great.

Q: How does the environment influence your health, fitness and appearance goals?

A: has awesome incentives built in that reward healthy living. Our gym membership program is great.

Q: What are your co-workers like?

A: My co-workers are as cool as the other side of the pillow.

Q: Did someone from inspire you to reach your goals?

A: I have definitely had some people help me reach my goals. Ironman Ikaika was my workout buddy. We don't do the same lifting programs, but it was convenient for us to go straight to the gym after we got off. While at the gym Buffed Out Bo and Shreddin Steve would be there to keep us accountable. Dazzling Danielle became my transformation buddy and we set out to own it.

Jack3d Jesse went through it with me too. Koncret Kyle, Stacked Skyler and MMA McKyle were always willing to help out with great advice. Ginseng Jenny offered some great support. Hack Squat Heather and MegaMan Myke helped with some of my poses for the final pictures. Great group of people to do this with.

Q: Have you inspired others with your new look and attitude?

A: I am not sure if I've inspired anyone, but if I have feel free to add me as an inspiration on BodySpace.

Q: What is your favorite feature on the website?

A: My favorite feature on the website is definitely the "Visitor Stats" feature. If you don't know what I'm referring to, you better ask somebody.

Q: How does help to motivate/support you?

A: The main reason I decided to participate in this transformation was to become the best rugby player I could be. I think gave me the tools to shed the excess weight that sometimes hindered my ability to perform to maximum potential on the rugby pitch for 80 full minutes. I haven't quite hit my peak thus far, but I am a lot closer to it then I was in January.

I haven't quite hit my peak thus far, but I am closer than I was in January.
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I haven't quite hit my peak thus far,
but I am closer than I was in January.

Q: Does practicing the bodybuilding lifestyle improve the productivity of

A: That would definitely depend on what you feel like the bodybuilding lifestyle entails. There are aspects of bodybuilding that translate well to being productive at For instance, the ability to be disciplined is vastly important. If someone is disciplined enough to delay short term gratification for long term success, that speaks volumes to that individuals character and maturity level.

Q: What are your future goals? Do you think working for will help you reach them?

A: One of my personal goals is to represent the USA in the upcoming 2011 Rugby World Cup. Not sure if it will happen, but I am better prepared for it now. Working here has greatly impacted the foundation of my fitness to make that a reality.

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