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If he didn't make excuses... neither can you!

Posted by Patrick Scrogin on

Last May I was contacted by a friend to ask if I wanted to be on a New TV show Sheep Shape. This show is no ordinary show. It is a show about overcoming adversity. It just so happens I have had to do a little of that. On March 1st, 2007 I was in a severe helicopter crash in Iraq. I suffered severe life changing injuries. I flat lined twice, my left leg was amputated above the knee, I had 9 fractured vertebra, a crushed pelvis, my left hand was crushed and one of my fingers partially amputated, along with a few more injuries. 

As a result of all this the outlook for me was not bright... at least to everyone but me. I was still alive. 

After extensive rehabilitation, a ton of hard work and over 30 surgeries later I began to walk. Which brings me to the 28 Day Challenge. I saw it in a magazine and thought I would try it in preparation for the upcoming sheep hunt I was about to do. I knew I needed to get myself into a lot better shape than I was in. 

At the start I weighed 240 pounds. Along with the 28 Day Challenge I had help designing a training routine to get me back into shape. In 4 months and two 28 day challenges I lost almost 50 pounds of fat and put on around 20 lbs of lean muscle.*

The 28 day challenge was easy to stick to because it tastes great and the meal replacement shakes are filling. I have had every product WA offers and still continue to use it today. I am an air traffic controller which is a high stress job. I use Energy & Focus and Hydrate & Recover every day and I really feel that it helps me.

I would recommend these products to anyone... Great products and great people. I was really impressed when I received a call from Mark, the founder of Wilderness Athlete asking me if I was satisfied and how everything was going and thanking me for using the product. It's not too often that you get a call from the founder of a company thanking you, needless to say I was impressed. 

Thank you Mark and Wilderness Athlete for your passion in changing lives, which is exactly what your products do.

Click here to order your 28 Day Challenge and get started today.

**These results are not necessarily typical. Individual results will vary. The Wilderness Athlete® 28 Day Challenge program can help weight control only as part of a calorie controlled diet. Before starting the 28 Day Challenge or any weight loss or fitness program, it is advisable to consult your physician.


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