Frequently Asked Questions

Deadlines & Important Dates
Put These in Your Calendar for Success!

All registration steps must be completed by January 9th. Check email frequently for contest updates and important deadlines.

December 9 - January 1 Early Bird Registration Open
January 2 - January 9 Registration Open
January 9 Registration Closes
Mid February Check Schedule to See your 45th Day!
March Judging Starts
March/April Winners Announced

How Do I Enter?

Visit http://45day.ilovekickboxing.com/ to enter the competition. Submissions will be accepted January 2, 2017 to January 9, 2017.

When you complete all steps of registration, your 45 days begin! You will have 72 hours to upload your starting photos.

You will receive a receipt email and confirmation. Based upon when you enter, there may be up to a 24 hour lag in confirmation emails. If you do not receive notification of your registration within 2 days, please email contests@ilovekickboxing.com

How do I pay & register?

On January 2, 2017 the contest registration will go live. At that time, we'll send out registration link via email, Facebook, and Instagram. Click the link at that time, fill in the simple form, and pay right there. Easy, peasy.

If you'd like a special notification when we open registration, get on the Early Bird List, click here.

What are the prizes?

Members rave about the 45 Day Transformation Contest because of how much it personally and positively impacts their lives. The prizes are pretty sweet too!

  • Grand Prize: $20,000
  • 2nd Place: $3,000
  • 3rd Place: $1,000
  • 4th - 7th Place: $250 each

Is there a Fee to enter?

The contest is only $10!

What should my starting photos look like?

Well lit, full body pics are required to win. Don’t worry if your picture uploads sideways. We will autorotate them for you. Smile!

  1. Make sure you have a newspaper with the date visible in your starting picture.
  2. 3 picture angles are required.
    a. Front Facing Full Body
    b. Side Facing Full Body
    c. Back of Body, Full Body
  3. Finally, please wear form fitting clothes. We need to be able to see your body.
A sports bra for women, workout shorts, form fitting tank tops, and the like are most recommended. Some men remove their shirts completely.

How you want to show us your transformation is totally up to you and what you feel comfortable with. Only one rule... you must at least be wearing some kind of clothing. No nudes, please!

Who can compete?

At ILKB, we like to get perky! And some of the perks of Full Membership are insane prizes and fun contests, like this one!

Not a member yet? Register here for your super-low web special and details on becoming a Member. You get 3 amazing classes + FREE gloves for just $19.99 - BUT use promo code: "45DAY" for 50% off in honor of the contest.

Any current iLoveKickboxing.com full member in good standing may compete for prizes. A minimum of 15 classes at an ILKB studio are required. For detailed information, please head over to the Official Contest Rules page, here.

I just bought a web special, now what?

You are amazing! We’re so proud of you for taking the all important first step towards transforming your life, your outlook, and your left hooks!

Now it’s time to plan your attack! Get together with your local ILKB studio, view the class schedule, and set up your first class. All ILKB instructors have contest information available to discuss with you in person.

Please note: You can REGISTER for the contest while you're still on your 3-class TRIAL. But you can only COMPLETE the contest if you're a full member and still a member by the time winners are announced.

I just bought a web special, but my studio says I cannot get to my first class in time, what do I do?

Enter the contest and bring your contest entry receipt to your studio, they will move you to the front of the waiting list so you can compete, you will be required to sign for a full membership to compete.

Can I get a deadline extension?

Life happens and we understand this. If you have a medical emergency, an unfortunate death in the family, or other tragedy please email so we may discuss your options. contests@ilovekickboxing.com

Unless approved by Headquarters due to the above reasons, if you miss the final deadline, your submission will not be accepted. No exceptions.

How do I know when my 45 days are up?

Believe us, you’ll know! You’ll receive an email with all the juicy details on your final submission - such as where to go to submit, when, and how to kill your final pic and video submission!

PLUS once you enter and sign up for the super motivating, uber exclusive Facebook Closed Group, you’ll get notifications and hear from your support team at Headquarters all the time.

We’ll even have a countdown notification!

I’m having issues uploading through your site, what should I do?

Technical issues are frustrating! Especially when so much is at stake. We want to help you out as much as possible. Here’s what you do:

  1. Clear your browser history. Sometimes just by clearing the cache, it will make the site run better.
  2. Switch your browser. We suggest Google Chrome on a Laptop/Desktop computer as it works best with our site.
  3. If the first two steps do not work, please contact contests@ilovekickboxing.com.
If emailing in for help: please be specific about the problem you are having. That way we may direct you to the right person. You have a contest to win after all, we want to get you up and running!

How do I win?

You were born to win! But just in case you need a little help, here’s what we need from you.

  1. Become a member. Do you have a class card? That counts too.
  2. Register and pay your $10 entrance fee.
  3. Attend at least 15 ILKB Classes during the Contest period, these will be verified by your studio.
  4. Upload starting and ending pictures, meeting all requirements.
  5. Upload ending video, meeting all Contest requirements.
  6. Crush your goals and feel great about your mind-body transformation!

Why do I need to do a minimum of 15 Classes? Should I do more?

You are required to do at least 15 classes over the course of the competition. This seems to be the sweet spot for most Members, they get over the hump of trying something new, get into a routine, and really take off. Some members go once a day for the entire competition, while others go 3 days a week!

All classes will be verified with your studio. Please be mindful of your personal limits; do what feels healthiest for you, your lifestyle, and your family.

Before making any huge changes to diet and exercise routines, a visit to your doctor is never a bad idea.

Final Photo & Video Requirements to Win

Final Photo Requirements:

When should I submit my final photos?

On your 45th Day! You will have a 7 day grace period to upload your final pictures.

Have your ILKB gloves in the shot, and show us your stuff! We want to see as much of your body in the picture as possible please make sure you picture is well lit and that you do not blend into the background. (no black pants on black background for example)

Other items required:

  1. Newspaper with the date visible in your starting picture.
  2. Three picture angles.
    a. Front Facing Full Body
    b. Side Facing Full Body
    c. Back of Body, Full Body
  3. ILKB Gear MUST BE VISIBLE. Your gloves count. As well as other ILKB apparel.

How many photos can I upload?

Six, total.

You must upload three photos at the start of the Contest: (front, back, side). and three photos at the end of the Contest: (front, back, side).

What are the specific photo requirements past winners have used?

  1. The ILKB Logo must be show in the photo on your body.
    a. Official ILKB gear, apparel, or even an ILKB sticker count!
  2. Photos must be head to toe.
  3. You must be holding the current dated newspaper in the front view.
  4. Please use clean background.
  5. Proper attire must be worn. Form fitting, ILKB attire is preferred. a. The same clothes are requested for starting and finishing photos if possible.
  6. Take photos straight on. Do NOT angle the photo in any way.
  7. NO filters on your photos.
  8. NO sort of collage or pic stitch of your photos when uploading.

Generic Gym Clothing Disclaimer: ILKB attire is prefered. If you do not have ILKB attire, solid colored gym clothing WITHOUT large or noticeable logos are acceptable.
No attire from other gyms or fitness facilities is allowed.

Final Video Requirements:

When do I upload my video?

Your video must be uploaded after your 45 days, you will be notified when you are to begin your final entry by email.

How long can my video be?

1 minute, 30 seconds.

We want to see your highlight reel! Think personalized commercial, or even a montage video to show us your transformation stuff.

Some key points to mention to make your video really pop might include:

  • Why you started your fitness journey.
  • What motivates you to keep going.
  • What you did when you felt like giving up...but pushed through instead!
  • Surprising support systems that popped up.
  • Big Lifestyle Changes! (Couldn’t get pregnant before but now you can? Couldn’t fit in an airplane seat before but now you can? Felt weak before but now you feel stronger than ever???)

What happens to my photos, videos and stories?

All materials entered pertaining to the contest become the property of iLoveKickboxing.com, for use in promoting the contest, and the ILKB program in general.


Registration is non-refundable unless you have a medical reason. For issues please contact: contests@ilovekickboxing.com