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WHO CAN I CONTACT FOR SUPPORT?

Head over to the “contact” page to submit your questions, and a member of my support team will get back to you ASAP during regular business hours. Please note that I will not be able to answer support questions through my Instagram DMs, comments, or private community group. Email is the best way to receive an answer quickly and I promise we’ll get to it!

WHAT IS YOUR ONLINE PROGRAM + WHAT DOES IT INCLUDE?

I created my online program, the LM Method, to help and encourage real women in their journey towards wellness. I’ve combined my healthy recipes, weekly meal plans, my “tighten and tone” weight training workouts, attainable weight loss/maintenance/gain guides (and SO much more) all in one place! You WON’T find any fad diets, restrictive eating, confusing advice, or overwhelming workout schedules in the program. You WILL find simple, evidence-based advice, healthy recipes that actually taste good (I promise), and fun workouts with video tutorials.. 

WHAT IS WEIGHT TRAINING AND WHAT DO THE WORKOUTS LOOK LIKE?

Weight training basically means that you’re exerting more effort (aka lifting heavier weights or adding more resistance) over time. Your muscles adapt to the changes, causing them to constantly rebuild themselves to get stronger, leaner, and help shed fat. Sounds good, right?!

The LM Method is an at-home weight training based workout. All workouts begin with a basic HIIT exercise to get you warmed up and increase your heart rate. Next, you’ll move into the weight-training exercises. The workout arrangements are brand new every single week. You’ll often see some of the same moves that you’ve done before, depending on the week; the purpose is to put consistent pressure on the same muscles in order to break them down, which helps shed fat and create lean muscle, while also increasing strength.

WHAT IF I DON’T MEET MY WEIGHT LOSS GOALS IN 21 DAYS?

My goal is to help you get lasting results that you’ll be able to maintain in a healthy way. The truth is, if you stick to a weight loss plan too long, you’ll likely just gain all the weight back afterward (your body thinks you’re in “danger” and that you’re not getting the resources you need, so it holds onto fat to protect you). 

That’s why, after the 21-day weight loss program, you’ll switch to the weight maintenance program. Both will help you steadily lose weight until your body reaches its optimal, healthy weight for your body type – and actually keep it off in a natural, feel-good way.

CAN I DO YOUR PROGRAM AT HOME? WHAT EQUIPMENT WILL I NEED?

Absolutely! I do it every day. The LM Method is actually a home-based workout program! It’s versatile and can also be done at the gym if that’s your thing. 

Click here to get all of the information and links you need for equipment!

IF I TRAVEL FOR WORK OR GO ON VACATION, WILL I STILL BE ABLE TO USE THE PROGRAM?

Totally. As a yearly member, you’ll have access to 14 days worth of travel workouts, so you can bring your fitness routine on the go. You only need an internet connection in order to access the program, a resistance band, and you’re good to go!

HOW LONG ARE THE WORKOUTS?

You can actually choose the length for every workout. You’ll have the option to choose between 15, 30, 45, or 60-minute workouts depending on how much time you have, or your experience. The 15-minute workouts are created for beginners, or for those busy days when you just need to squeeze in a quick sweat sesh. For long-term health, I recommend doing the 30-minute workouts at least 5 times a week. 

CAN I CANCEL MY MEMBERSHIP? WILL I GET A REFUND?

You can cancel your membership at any time with no additional fees. To cancel, click on your “account settings” and select “cancel.” 

We do not offer post-order price matching when an item’s price drops after you buy it. The price you paid when you ordered was the lowest price we were able to offer at the time.

All purchases are non-refundable, and we do not prorate and/or offer price matching. We do not offer refunds, proration, or price matching if you change your mind, don’t end up using your subscription, accidentally purchase the program, for medical conditions, or any similar reasons/events. Because the membership is digital, it is considered “used” once you sign up. 

HOW MUCH IS YOUR ONLINE PROGRAM?

The LM Method is $8.99 a month, or $99.99 a year. The yearly membership comes with my exclusive weight loss, maintenance, and gain guides, along with daily meal plans and 14 days of travel workouts.

CAN I PAY MONTH TO MONTH WITHOUT BEING LOCKED INTO A PLAN?

Sure! You can sign up for the monthly plan for $8.99 a month. There are no contracts or plans, and you can choose to cancel at any time. 

IS THE MEMBERSHIP AVAILABLE ON AN APP I CAN DOWNLOAD?

We’ve designed the membership to look and function exactly like an app! You can add your membership to the home screen of your phone to easily access your workouts, recipes, and more. You can also access your membership on your computer/iPad.

MY DIET IS VERY SPECIFIC. WILL YOUR PROGRAM WORK FOR ME? ARE THE RECIPES VEGETARIAN FRIENDLY?

My recipes are mostly plant-based, which means that most of the meal comes from plants and are made using fresh, whole foods. I also try to give substitutes whenever possible, so you can modify the recipes to fit your diet or preference.

WEIGHTS MAKE ME BULK UP, AND I DON’T WANT TO! WILL YOUR PROGRAM WORK FOR ME SINCE YOU INCORPORATE WEIGHTS AT HOME?

Trust me, you don’t need to worry about getting bulky from strength training! Actually, women don’t have as much testosterone as men, which means we’re biologically not able to build big muscles like men do. Following the LM Method, coupled with a lean diet, will help you decrease body fat and maintain muscle, two crucial pieces to getting lean and fit. 

And, if you’ve ever felt like your muscles were “getting bulky” while following any type of lifting program, it’s really the layer of fat tissue on top of the muscle that hasn’t been shed that is causing the bulk. This means your diet has to do with the bulking, not the weight lifting. I’ll help ya with your diet in the program, too, so don’t stress about bulking up. 

ARE YOUR RECIPES FOR KIDS AS WELL?

The majority of the recipes are kid-friendly, full of nutrients and mostly plant-based. There are a lot of mama’s using the program who are also able to use the meals and snacks for the kiddos.

WILL YOU BE MONITORING OUR INDIVIDUAL PROGRESS?

The LM Method is not meant for one-on-one check-ins or consultations. You will not have direct access to me, but instead you can join the online community to connect with other like-minded, supportive women in the program! Definitely a great way to check in and to stay accountable, too.

I DON’T NEED HELP WITH WEIGHT LOSS OR WEIGHT GAIN, I JUST WANT HELP WITH HOW TO EAT HEALTHY. DOES THE LM METHOD HELP WITH THAT?

Oh ya! I’ve designed the “weight maintenance” plan along with the daily meal plan, included in the yearly membership, to help women learn what a true healthy diet looks like. You’ll learn all the right foods and portion sizes to make sure your body is getting the nutrients it needs every day – no more guessing or obsessing over calories, friends. I’ve got ya!

CAN I CHOOSE THE MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP THEN SWITCH TO YEARLY AS TIME GOES ON?

Definitely! You can upgrade to the yearly membership at any time within your account settings. 

DO YOU SHARE HOW TO DO THE WORKOUT MOVES SO I KNOW IF I’M DOING THE EXERCISES RIGHT?

Yes, every workout includes video tutorials that make it super easy to follow along with, and descriptions to help you along the way. Please note the videos are not “live” workout classes but everything is covered with you top of mind.

WILL THERE BE A WORKOUT PLAYLIST?

Absolutely! I love my workout playlists and I’ve created one full of the best jams to motivate your workouts and set you up for daily wins. To access, sign into your Apple Music account and play it right from your membership dashboard. It’s not available on Spotify, however, you can always create your own Spotify playlist and add the songs to it. 

WILL YOUR PROGRAM FIT IN WITH MY BUSY LIFESTYLE?

Totally! I designed the LM Method with busy, real-life women like you in mind and to realistically fit into your lifestyle. Everything is efficient and effective 🙂

I DON’T HAVE A GYM MEMBERSHIP. DO I NEED ONE FOR THIS?

Nope, just a little space to move around, whether that’s your garage, living room, office, or even your yard. While you can take it to the gym, the LM Method was built as an at-home program. You’ll just want to be sure to have dumbbells, resistance bands, and ankle weights on hand at home to complete the exercises. 

IF I JOIN, WILL I ALSO NEED TO DO GYM WORKOUTS ON TOP OF YOUR WORKOUTS, OR ARE YOURS ENOUGH TO DO AT HOME?

This is up to you! The LM Method workouts are just as effective as a gym workout, but you can always choose to do more, depending on your goals. 

IF I PAY FOR THE YEAR IN FULL, WILL I BE ABLE TO CANCEL AFTER THE YEAR? OR WILL I BE IN A CONTRACT?

If you sign up for the yearly membership, you can cancel at any time. No contracts in this program. Like I mentioned above, refunds are not available because the membership is digital and can’t be returned.

ARE THERE WEEKLY SHOPPING LISTS FOR THE WEIGHT PLANS?

Yep! Each weight plan will give you exact food groups, exact portions for each meal, a shopping list with food groups to choose from, along with recipes to walk you through the plan every day with ease. For the weight loss plan, you’ll also be given a list of foods to avoid for 21 days. 

CAN I CONTINUE WITH THE MEMBERSHIP AFTER A YEAR?

Absolutely! You can continue with the LM Method for as long as you love it 🙂

WILL THERE BE MEAL PLANS FOR THE HOLIDAYS?

The weight maintenance plan and meal plans are meant for daily use, and would totally be effective during the holidays. If you do splurge a little during the holidays though, the weight loss plan will always be available for you to refer back to within your membership for yearly members. 

CAN I GET STARTED AS SOON AS I SIGNUP?

You bet! As soon as you sign up, you’ll have immediate access to your membership. The welcome email might take a little while to show up in your inbox, so please be patient 🙂 Delivery time is different for everyone, but you’ll usually receive it within 10-15 minutes. If you don’t see it, be sure to check your junk/spam folder. Sometimes customers have a firewall set up that could be blocking it and my team is not able to help with that, unfortunately.

DO I NEED TO PAY FOR THE YEARLY MEMBERSHIP UPFRONT, OR WILL I HAVE THE OPTION TO MAKE PAYMENTS OVER TIME?

Yes, you’re required to pay the yearly membership upfront. Given the digital nature of the program, it is considered “used” upon signing up. 

All purchases are non-refundable, and we do not prorate and/or offer price matching. We do not offer refunds, proration, or price matching if you change your mind, don’t end up using your subscription, accidentally purchase the program, for medical conditions, or any similar reasons/events. Because the membership is digital, it is considered “used” once you sign up. 

I’M TRYING TO GAIN WEIGHT. WILL THE LM METHOD BE HELPFUL WITH THAT?

Absolutely! The weight gain plan was created with you in mind and will help you with healthy weight gain. 

IF I’M ONLY INTERESTED IN THE MEALS AND RECIPES, OR JUST WORKOUTS, OR JUST THE WEIGHT GUIDES, WILL THERE BE A DIFFERENCE IN PRICE FOR THAT?

No, there are no differences in price for the LM Method.

IS THE MEMBERSHIP FEE CHARGED IN USD? WILL THERE BE AN OPTION TO PAY WITH DIFFERENT CURRENCY?

The membership fee is only charged in USD. There’s currently no option to pay in a different currency. The payment gateways accept all major credit cards. 

IS YOUR PROGRAM SUITABLE FOR PREGNANT OR BREASTFEEDING WOMEN?

The LM Method workouts and weight plans were not created to specifically help with the nutritional needs of pregnant or breastfeeding women. If you are no longer breastfeeding, please get approval from your doctor before using the workouts, weight plans, and/or recipes from the LM Method.

I TRAVEL A LOT FOR WORK / WORK LONG HOURS. WILL THE WEIGHT LOSS PLAN AND WORKOUTS WORK FOR ME?

Of course! Everything was made to be flex to different lifestyles. The weight guides (weight loss, weight maintenance, weight gain) give you specific portions for specific food groups at each meal, ie. “this” amount of protein, “this” amount of fat, etc. with a shopping list and tips, and what not to eat, among other things included. Depending on where you travel or what you have accessible, you’ll be able to pick and choose from the list for each food group with what you have available to fill in the correct portions.

As for the workouts and long workdays, I recommend working out at least 3 days a week, as it’s important for every single person to do for lifelong health! Simply choose the amount of time that works for you and move through the workout circuits.

SHOULD I WORKOUT ON THE WEIGHT LOSS PLAN?

Yes, you should! The weight loss plan isn’t a detox where you’ll feel too weak for your workouts. If you’re new to working out or haven’t in a long time, I’d recommend starting out with 2 days a week and aiming to reach 10k steps a day. Then move towards 3, 4 or 5 days of workouts a week, depending on what you choose, and always make sure to include rest days. 

IS IT ALRIGHT TO WORKOUT ON AN EMPTY STOMACH IN THE MORNING OR SHOULD I EAT SOMETHING?

Everyone’s body and needs are different, so you should always do what feels best for you! If you want to eat something light beforehand, try some blueberries or almonds, or a banana. Yum!

WILL I NEED TO DO CARDIO ON TOP OF THE WORKOUTS? WILL THE 15 MINUTE WORKOUTS GET ME RESULTS?

Cardio is included in the workouts and there is a “cardio” section at the end of Circuit 4 if you’d like to add more in. The more active you are, the better the results. As with most programs, what you put in is what you get out 🙂

The 15-minute workouts are included for beginners or for one-off situations throughout the week when you need a quick workout for a busy schedule.

IS THERE A TARGET AGE FOR THE WORKOUTS AND WEIGHT GUIDES IN THE LM METHOD?

We’ve had women up to 65 years of age follow both plans and have amazing results, along with women in their mid 20’s. The program can definitely be used by women of many ages!

It’s a great idea to consult with your doctor before beginning any new health and fitness program to make sure you’ll be able to make modifications to the program that work for you. People under 18 must have parental consent and/or consent from a healthcare professional if needed.

CAN MEN USE AND FOLLOW THE LM METHOD PROGRAM?

My goal in creating the LM Method is to help empower women by giving them the nutrition, fitness and wellness tools they need to look and feel their best! For this reason, the program is designed for women. 

Men wanting to try the program should definitely make a few modifications. For example, increasing the weight or resistance of your equipment. Men will also have different nutritional needs than women and may need to increase their calorie intake. Men should consult with their doctors before using the program to make sure they’re getting proper nutrition for their bodies.

CAN I USE THE LM METHOD WITH AN INJURY?

The LM Method was not created to accommodate injuries or health issues that could be aggravated by low, moderate or high-intensity physical exercise.

If you have a pre-existing injury, I recommend that you get clearance from a healthcare professional before beginning any new exercise program. 

HOW DO I SHARE MY PROGRESS PHOTO?

I love cheering you on in your health and fitness journey and seeing how far you’ve come! You can share your progress photos via the private Facebook group, on Instagram and tagging me, or send them to support@thelmmethod.com

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

The LM Method is a membership-based program that will charge to your payment method, each billing cycle, on the same date you originally signed up. Your subscription will continue until you choose to cancel.

Subscriptions are required to be cancelled at least 24 hours before the next billing date, if you don’t want to continue. We’re not able to provide refunds for subscriptions that have been cancelled during their initial term.

After cancelling, you’ll still have access to your account for the remainder of your billing cycle, but you will no longer have access to any of the content within the LM Method once your subscription has expired.

You can cancel your membership at any time with no additional fees. To cancel, click on your “account settings” and select “cancel.” 

All purchases are non-refundable, and we do not prorate and/or offer price matching. We do not offer refunds, proration, or price matching if you change your mind, don’t end up using your subscription, accidentally purchase the program, for medical conditions, or any similar reasons/events. Because the membership is digital, it is considered “used” once you sign up. 

WHY DID MY PAYMENT FAIL?

Failed payments can be from a number of reasons. Always make sure of the following when purchasing from my website:

– There are enough funds in the account associated with the card you are purchasing from.

– The card details you entered don’t match the card.

Your bank may have denied the transaction without giving a reason. Please contact your bank if this may be the case.

I recommend contacting the associated financial institution (credit/debit card provider) to confirm if there may be any other issues causing this error, or, you can attempt to make the purchase with a different payment method.

HOW DO I UPDATE MY PAYMENT DETAILS, PHYSICAL ADDRESS, EMAIL ADDRESS, SUBSCRIPTION, OR CANCEL MY ACCOUNT?

You can make all necessary changes within your account settings directly inside your membership dashboard.

ALLERGIES, INTOLERANCES, AND SPECIFIC DIET REQUIREMENTS.

The LM Method is not tailored towards any intolerances or specific diets. I recommend speaking to your healthcare professional before beginning any diet plan to make sure you’ll be able to make the modifications needed for your diet.

HOW MANY DAYS A WEEK SHOULD I BE WORKING OUT? WHAT IF I’M A BEGINNER?

If you’re new to working out, I recommend you start with what feels comfortable for you, and build from there. Start with LM Method workouts 2 days a week, and walking 10k steps every day. Then, you can build up to 3 workouts, then 4 or 5 a week. It’s also important to have at least 2 rest days to let your body recover, so make sure you’re fitting that in! 

HOW DO I KNOW WHAT SIZE WEIGHTS TO USE?

This all depends on your fitness level and the specific exercise. If you’re just beginning, I recommend just using your bodyweight, or using very light weights, then gradually working your way up to heavier weights as time goes on and workouts become too easy. Every person’s body is different, so some people will be able to use heavier weights than others. Always work with your body type, but make sure it’s challenging and still safe. Never sacrifice your form to use heavier weights. 

That being said, weight training is all about increasing your weight and strength, and in my program specifically, creating lean muscle. If the workouts are too easy, you know it’s time to up your dumbbell, ankle weight, and resistance band strength. You’ll feel when your body is ready!

MY KNEES ALWAYS HURT WHEN I WORKOUT! WHAT SHOULD I DO?

Unless you’ve had a knee injury in the past that’s causing it, the most common reasons for knee pain are from not stretching, using the wrong form when exercising, or possibly needing readjusted by a chiropractor. Stretching and warming up/cooling down is especially important when doing lower body workouts. Please don’t skip! I recommend light cardio for 3 minutes and a warm up before your workout, followed by a cool down stretch afterward. If using weights is causing you to have bad form, use lighter weights or your bodyweight! Form is super important, friends.

MY BACK HURTS WHEN I WORKOUT! WHAT SHOULD I DO?

Make sure you’re always doing an upper body cool down with stretches. I’d also suggest using a foam roller massage ball for your back. Lastly, make sure your form is correct when exercising! 

WHAT SUPPLEMENTS DO YOU TAKE?

Personally, I love Rootz energizing superfood, an all-natural pre workout. Please consult with your doctor to find supplements best suited for your body. 

WHAT DO YOU EAT PRE AND POST WORKOUT?

My pre-workout snack is usually a banana. Post-workout, I love me a good smoothie – you can find my “every day morning smoothie” recipe in the membership’s recipe section under “breakfast.” 

HOW DO YOU STAY MOTIVATED?

Just like anyone, my motivation comes and goes! But I know that discipline is what helps to reach goals. It’s about creating a habit and training yourself to do the work without motivation, since it won’t always be there. Create a habit of working out in the morning and eventually it will become a part of your life over time. I think it’s a lot easier to follow daily habits than to muster up motivation every day. A good playlist helps, too 🙂

HOW MANY CHEAT MEALS DO YOU HAVE A WEEK?

I like to call them “flex meals” because I’m alllll about living a flexible and balanced lifestyle. I eat about 2 flex meals a week. Gotta have my pizza and gelato fix! 

WHAT DO I DO IF I LOST MY PASSWORD?

If you lose your password, you can change it right in your account settings!

CAN I HAVE DAIRY / KEFIR WITH THE WEIGHT LOSS GUIDE? OR ANY OF THE GUIDES?

I do not recommend dairy when following any of the LM Method guides. Be sure to consult with your doctor if you’re looking for a prebiotic or probiotic. 

HOW DO I UPGRADE TO THE YEARLY MEMBERSHIP FROM THE MONTHLY?

You can upgrade to the yearly membership in your account settings located in the membership dashboard. 

WHEN ARE NEW WORKOUTS + MEAL PLANS POSTED?

New workouts and meal plans will be posted every Saturday morning PST to be ready for Monday and people who live overseas a day ahead.

MY WORKOUTS VIDEOS ARE SLOW OR THEY WON’T LOAD ALL THE TIME?

The workout videos will play as best as your internet connection is! Try moving closer to your router if you can for a better connection and playback. Also try erasing the history/cache in your web browser and refreshing the page.

I’M DOING THE WEIGHT LOSS PLAN AND I’M HAVING A SUGAR CRAVING! WHAT DO I DO?

Yep, this is completely normal. Remember, it’s a short period of time where you’ll need to practice discipline. It’s really important to allow your body time to reset so you don’t crave sugar as much in the future. You got this, girl! 

A SMOOTHIE FOR BREAKFAST ISN’T FILLING ENOUGH FOR ME! WHAT DO I DO?

That’s OK! Everyone’s body and needs are different. I always recommend a smoothie first thing in the morning so you can quickly hydrate your body after sleeping and fill it with essential nutrients. If it’s not filling enough or you’re just not a smoothie girl, feel free to switch it up with a breakfast recipe inside the LM Method. 

ARE THE RECIPES EASY TO MAKE AND CAN I FIND THE INGREDIENTS AT A REGULAR GROCERY STORE?

Yep! The recipes are easy to make, and you can find the majority of the ingredients at your local grocery store. No crazy or hard-to-pronounce ingredients over here. My recipes take things back to the basics of fresh, whole foods made in simple, delicious ways.