Whether you know it or not, you’ve seen or heard about Beachbody products – through word of mouth, on the internet, or on an infomercial. You may know the products by their individual names – P90X, Insanity, Hip Hop Abs, Turbo Fire, Body Gospel, Shakeology and more. Or you may have heard about the trainers, like Tony Horton, Shaun T, Chalene Jonhson, or Donna Richardson Joyner.
What you also may have heard about is the Team Beachbody Coach opportunity, where you participate in the Beachbody product distribution and recruitment of other coaches – in other words, multi level marketing, or mlm.
Is this setup a scam, a scheme, or a legitimate work from home opportunity?
To be a scam, a person needs to be tricked out of money that is placed in a business venture that is nonexistent. The traditional street corner hucksters who clean innocent passersby out of their money are scam artists. The Team Beachbody opportunity, therefore, is not a scam.
To be a scheme, such as in a ponzi scheme, the end result of the venture is based on deceit rather than on a true outcome. The Team Beachbody opportunity, therefore, is not a scheme.
The CEO of Beachbody, Cark Daikeler, is highly visible and highly up front about the Beachbody business plan. While there is a cost to coaching, it is extremely affordable. There is a one time $40 start up cost, followed by $16 a month for your for your website storefront. You should have a passion for using the Beachbody products and sharing that with others, either online or in person.
You should understand that there are ongoing costs of maintaining your business, and you should always think of your venture as a business (after all, you’re doing it to make a profit). These costs are spelled out in advance, and any coach who enters into the coaching process should understand this. The aspiring coach should also understand what it takes to succeed as a coach, and what some legitimate goals for income generation are.
I would be happy to walk you through these steps, and ask you to visit my website to learn more about me, or research this opportunity further to decide if this is right for you, but, be armed with the knowledge of what you’re getting into before you commit.