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Becoming a Champion…


 “You can become a Champion in any aspect of your life, providing you are willing to become all that you are meant to be… and have the right tools at hand!” ~ Valerie Waugaman-Gal

Famous people are exactly like YOU… except they’re a little more famous!

stackofbooks500At The Learn & Burn Connection, we are committed to helping you achieve ALL your dreams and goals… sooner, rather than later… or maybe never.

How? By taking the best IDEAS — from the best BRAINS on the planet — off the shelf and putting them to work in your life. Simply. Easily. Effortlessly.

Helping you improve a little bit each day is our prime mission… and a simple 3 step process:

1-Pop in ear buds… 2-Press Play… and 3-BOOM, you are Learning and Burning.

You burn… you learn… and your day automatically turns out better!

When we help you make each day turn out better, your week turns out better!

When we help you make each week  turn out better, your month turns out better!

When we help you make each month  turn out better, your year turns out better!

When we help you make each year  turn out better, your life turns out better!

Simply put, you become a CHAMPION by releasing the WINNER within.

It is no more complicated than that.

This unique new, LEARN-while-you-BURN program contains an amazing collection of high-impact success IDEAS — over 10 hours in total — set to exhilarating, heart-pounding, fitness-inspiring music that will become the soundtrack for making the rest of your life, the BEST of your life!

A perfect case in point is a story from a woman who is proof that by connecting SWEAT with SUCCESS you can make even your grandest dreams a reality!

Here’s how Valerie Waugaman-Gal, our Chief Fitness Officer, moved from a life in the shadows of success… to the main stage… to now become YOUR Champion for a life of enduring success.

She is now on a mission to transform America into a Fit Smart Fast Nation… starting right now with YOU!

From Stressed… to Siren to Your Champion…

LightBlueSirenValAs the owner/manager of a new downtown healthy café and as a pro figure athlete, there was no time to maintain peace of mind or an easy-going life.

Every day seemed to go by faster and faster and there was an ever-growing list of “TO Dos” that plagued my subconscious mind as I laid my head to sleep.

Thoughts of “I should do this….I’ve got to get that done….How will I make this happen….” flooded my head and left me with anxiety attacks almost every night.

I prayed for a way to improve my performance as a business owner, an athlete, and as a person in general.

I knew there had to be a way to “work smarter, not harder”… because there was NO WAY for me to work and HARDER or longer.

Thank God a good friend introduced me to TQ!

He sent me to ThinkTQ.com to take my TQ Performance test, so I could get a measure of how I was doing at the game of life, and to identify my strengths and weaknesses.

I took the perceived test first and then the full test immediately after. My results were far from stellar. I was operating at a very low TQ and thus creating substandard results in my life and very obviously in my business which was my #1 passion.

The upside was that I now knew what I needed to do next to get better results in less time. Prior to TQ, the question I struggled with the most was “What should I do next to improve my performance? There are hundreds of things that need to get done, but what’s the most important thing to do now?” Hemming and hawing over this question alone wasted many hours of productivity and kept me handicapped with indecision.

At the end of most days, I felt utterly defeated with indecisiveness and lack of powerful productivity. Needless to say, I needed something to break this trend, so I bought the entire TQ system.

In the following weeks and months, I followed the simple steps outlined in my personalized TQ Book. I fell in love with the materials and I put the tools to work for me every day to ramp up my performance and improve my ability to produce results in my business and my athletic career. The TQ tools stopped me in my tracks and lead me down a new path knowing exactly what to do next to increase my performance.

They are not kidding when they say they help you create “Clear Expectations ~ Brilliant Execution”. It didn’t take long to see the positive effects of my new focused actions. It was like a veil of uncertainty was removed from my eyes and a weight was lifted off my chest. I regularly felt a sense of accomplishment and left worry at the door.
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Things were really moving forward… finally. Whew!

What really got things movin’ was when I began to incorporate TQ principles into my exercise regimen. As a professional athlete, I often had two very intense workouts before and after my day’s work at the café.

I needed to place my mind on something other than the hard work and sweat ahead of me, so I used TQ performance factors as affirmations and mental distractions during intense physical activity.

Little did I know this would enhance my overall workout results and simultaneously improve my TQ!

I was retaining more information from the TQ lessons than ever before. Long before there was a Learn and Burn program, I was LEARNING AND BURNING!

I quickly became addicted to how good I felt during and after every workout and my level of productivity continued to increase exponentially. There’s no question that combining sweat with success had turned me into a high-performance machine!

People were becoming attracted to my energy and enthusiasm. My uplifting attitude was contagious!

Ben_Silverman_NBCI began attracting opportunities for my business and my pro figure career everywhere I turned. My business was running efficiently and more profitably.

 My fire really lit up once I completed the Values/Vision/Roles exercises in the TQ Mission workbook.

Getting clear on my core personal values and the mission I saw for my life really turned up my passion. I finally realized I had a calling to be a healthy role model for kids. This gave me the extra fuel I needed take my workouts to the next level of intensity.

The next pro figure show I competed in turned out to be my first pro win even over the current world champion! People told me I was literally glowing and there was something about me that radiated from the stage. I know it was my high TQ and my new clarity of God’s plan for me as a role model for empowering kids. What a combo!

Hulk_HoganIt was what happened in the following year that was the icing on the cake.

My pro figure career took off and provided some very wonderful opportunities in the fitness and modeling industries. Magazines began to call me to be on the cover and wanted to interview me.

After reading so many inspiriting stories in my favorite fitness magazines, I couldn’t believe that was now going to be my story.

One day, I got an email from the writer at one of the magazines featuring me on the cover. He told me he was contacted by someone at NBC studios about casting fit females in their remake of the American Gladiator show, and he referred me as his number one pick. Five minutes later, I got a call from the casting director for the show who set up an interview and a tryout a few weeks later.

Long story short, I got the gig!

With a high TQ, anything is possible, even becoming a Superhero on TV. I played the red-headed character, “SIREN” on NBC’s American Gladiators for the full two seasons the show aired.

Valerie_DonaldTrumpThere’s absolutely no way this would’ve happened with a low TQ.

I am so grateful for discovering the TQ advantage when I desperately needed to improve my performance. My results have been far beyond what I dreamed possible before I started down this TQ journey.

In the following months I had the opportunity to meet and receive endorsements from Donald Trump, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and top NBC-Universal executives.

Now I enjoy speaking at schools and kids’ camps with an important message of youth empowerment and being high-performance superheroes……basically, TQ for kids!

To this day, I continue to incorporate TQ principles into my life and especially in my workouts, because I know that connecting “Sweat with Success” gives me the champion’s edge.

In fact, over the next year or so, I will be watching YOUR progress here at The Learn & Burn Connection!

My experiences give me a rather unique perspective on connecting SWEAT with SUCCESS.

I have a lot of helpful insights on good nutrition.

Valerie_ArnoldSchwarzeneggeA lot of hard-won experiences on how to get the biggest bang from exercise.

To keep you healthy, fit and more productive.

Think of me as your ADVOCATE for a better YOU!

Ask me questions and you will get clear and direct answers.

No theory.

Hard facts… from my Heart.

I want to be YOUR CHAMPION for a happier, healthier YOU!

I want you to LEARN like you never thought possible.

I want you to BURN like you’ve never burned before.

All I can say now is, “Let’s Get This ‘SMARTY’ Started!”

To your Sweat with Success,

Valerie Waugaman-Gal
Aka “SIREN” on NBC’s American Gladiators
3-time IFBB Pro Figure Champion
Green Goddess Youth Empowerment Programs for kids
Founder, FITmission LLC