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The Fit Connection is a private gym that's clean, welcoming and I absolutely love. Paul has been my personal trainer for a year now and has always worked to accommodate my schedule. My husband has joined our sessions and Paul has pushed us both physically and mentally. The workouts are always hard, but totally worth it!May 8, 2020Review from Google
Hands down the best experience with a personal trainer! The work out, motivation and results were all there! Paul and his wife Donna are wonderful people and glad to be able to have met them. I was with them for a few months and the results are long lasting with the core work outs. I continued with them even after a life changing injury and Paul brought me back to my normal self, gained the confidence to continue moving forward. Would recommend to anyone looking to make a positive change in their life. Affordable and theyre able to tailor your work out regimen to your needs. Best part of all it goes down in their personal gym!Apr 25, 2020Review from Google
Marcus Black Clark
Honestly, I'm not sure what I would do without Paul (and Donna). Yes. I said both of them. While I only workout w. Paul, Donna is also great and equally makes this place what it is. Ok, so I started working out with Paul almost 3 years ago. 3-4 times a week, for an hour. I'm not sure I've ever worked with a trainer who is so active in helping you achieve your goals, who pushes you, give you advice on eating routines (even if you are vegan or pescatarian, and helps you see actual results. I've literally recommended him to 3-5 people. They all took my advice, and all continue to go to him. One even moved to NYC and kept going to him when in town. If all those tangible things you'd hope to find in a trainer aren't enough, he's also hilarious. His humor, personality, and overall self is that of someone that I'd easily hang out outside of the gym. Hands down. It may not seem like a quality you need or want in a trainer, but trust me. When you're dead lifting almost 400lbs+, it's good to have someone who can help you focus first, and make it laugh afterwards. The actually studio is definitely a hidden gem. You could easily pass it and may not seem like much upon first site. Throw those thoughts out the window. I'm not sure there's ever been anything that I needed to do, that I couldn't do in this space. It's perfect! They do a nice job of using the space inside, the stairs, and the parking lot outside for farmer carries and tire flips or carries. Yes. Tire flips or carries. You've been warned :). Net net, personal trainers in LA get a bad wrap for being a certain type of person that really doesn't care if you hit your goals. Paul, Donna, and everyone else at fit connection are not those trainers. If you're lucky enough to get a spot with either Donna or Paul, do it. You'll more than enjoy it. Just don't take my time slot :) ha ha.May 12, 2020Review from Google
she's amazing! She doesn't do a one size fits all type of training, but instead, really listens to your goals and your needs. I'm so glad I found her!!!!!Jul 28, 2017
Donna is a true professional. Her knowledge and experience with strength training, muscle building, exercise, nutrition, and weight loss shines through 24/7- during our sessions and outside the gym. She is exactly who I was searching for, for my training and health/wellness education. She customizes every workout- no workout is the same. She keeps it challenging while gaging your physical limits to prevent injury. She maintains a relationship with her clients- available for questions and guidance outside of the gym. She’s a big time motivator. You feel amazing after each workout. Holds you accountable. Has a great personality- easy to connect with. She genuinely cares about her clients and checks on them throughout the process. Donna is the real deal. If you are motivated and ready to see results, she is the trainer for you.Jun 25, 2019Verified
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?Our typical process with a new customer normally encompasses a weigh-in, where we take bodypart measurements, bodyfat measurements and track their weight. Additionally, we sit down and discuss their nutritional intake and how it can be modified to suit their goals. If necessary, we give nutritional plans as well. Lastly, our workouts start with a slow buildup. We push our clients, but only to the degree that they are capable of being pushed. Normally the acclimatization period lasts a few weeks and our clients are up to speed and can do more challenging workouts.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?We are nationally certified and are also certified in CPR.
- How did you get started doing this type of work?After witnessing loved ones suffer from Diabetes and Heart Disease, I realized my desire to help others achieve healthier lifestyles and in turn, prevent illness and disease.