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I've just been working with Ken a short while but already look forward to the next training session each time. He challenges me and also adapts the workout around my specific needs as well as limitations. He is professional and makes the best use of our time together -- gets down to business so I get the best training time possible. I am already seeing positive results!
To say the last year of my life has been hectic is an understatement. In October of 09, I lost my dad very unexpectedly. Then, another blow, my mom went in to the hospital for routine surgery and ended up on a ventilator and in ICU just 6 weeks after my dad passed away. After over 2 months in the hospital, she was able to come home with physical therapy and a home health nurse. (Thank God!) After all that, my family was still in the process of running my dads business as we waited for a buyer. Oh, have I mentioned that I have 2 very active boys who play several sports, a full time outside the home job and many other activities that we are involved in? Time for exercise? Um, I dont think so. Fast Food trips? You betcha! Easy, convenient and cooking was one less thing I had to deal with. Plus, I was way too busy to deal with worrying about what I should be eating and how I should be handling stress. If I swept it under the carpet, itll all go away right? Wrong! Exhaustion, illness and a few extra pounds started to sink in. The weather started to change and get warmer. The thought of having to put on a shorts or (gasp!) a swimsuit seemed like a nightmare. All the while complaining to my husband about how I dont have time get everything done in a day let alone ADD a workout. He did his best to still be understanding of what I was going through emotionally and try to help me see that exercise would help. Oh Id take a walk, try to eat a salad here and there. But it didnt really make much of a difference. Then, I saw the lifestyle changes one of my very close friends was making. Brandi was a busy mom and had an amazing transformation! She encouraged me along the way to join her, but I shrugged her off at first. How could I possibly commit to that? Then I saw her final pictures. (phenomenal!!!) It was time to do something for me. I emailed Hitch Fit the following week. I was put in contact with expert trainer James Hanton. He was very professional and agreed to meet with me before I made a decision about my plan or if I even wanted to commit to it. He was very patient and he listened to me. I was embarrassed when he asked me about my eating and exercise habits, but he never flinched or acted like I was doing anything wrong. He just listened. He asked how quickly I wanted to see results. I answered, 12 weeks., half hoping hed tell me that it was impossible. Instead he said, You can do it! After I left the initial consultation, I called my husband. He encouraged me and told me he had my back. You should do it, Andrea and I know you can. I decided to get going right away. No use it putting it off! After my first training session with James, I cried the whole way home. Not so much because I hurt from the pain of working out (well maybe a little bit) but more because I did it! I took the first steps to a healthy lifestyle and I knew from that point on I was 110% committed. After the first couple of weeks of sore muscles, I really started to enjoy the workouts. The designed meal plan was easy to follow and with a few tips from James, I even got a few new recipes to mix it up a bit. James was enthusiastic and positive every step of the way. He was flexible with my schedule if I needed to make a last minute change and he kept me on track and my eye on the prize! There were many times that I didnt think I could lift another pound, do one more push up or hold my position one more second. But I did! Just behind me Id hear Jamess infamous battle cry, GET IT! GET IT! And I pushed harder. I wanted it more and more with every pound I lost. My schedule was and is still crazy. But Ive learned to manage my time better and everything still gets done. And at the end of 12 weeks, there I was, forever changed! I dont think of this as the end of a transformation. Its just the beginning of a new lifestyle for me. I can deal with stress in better ways and make better choices. James, thank you for your encouragement and faith in me! I am truly grateful for all you have done. To my boys, thank you for your patience with me and for never complaining about a trip to the gym or for eating more veggies. (I told you we wouldnt miss pop in the house!) And to my wonderful hubby, I couldnt have done this at all without you. Thanks for making me feel beautiful every step of the way.
I started seeing Eric from a referral by my sister. I was currently doing lab testing and supplementation with my ND, and figured I would let Eric take a shot at my health issues. The first consult I overlapped with my ND, taking Eric's interpretation to her for review and 2nd opinion. Her response to his evaluation was that "he probably has more schooling, experience, and detailed knowledge about this evaluation than I do, so I think you are fine to work with him." I don't have insurance, so the cost of seeing Eric, or seeing my ND was pretty close to the same. After a slow year of testing and supplementation, we saw a few changes in the right direction. It wasn't until I finally started following his diet/exercise recommendations that the changes became much more obvious. I've always been on the "small" side for my weight, so I didn't really think my diet mattered much. Besides, I thought I ate relatively healthy anyways, and had fewer digestive symptoms after following a gluten free diet for the past year. I knew I wasn't in "optimal" health, but I didn't think his diet was necessary at first. But after a year of supplementation, he finally pushed that diet was the next step. Within just a few weeks of REALLY following his recommendations-- getting enough calories, timing of meals, walking every day, and WATER-- I could SEE a difference in my body, and felt a difference in my energy and moods. That let me know, ok ok, he's on to something. I just figured that his process was like my ND in that the blood work shows improvement but nothing I would physically see or feel a difference with. Now, almost two years later, (because of my own stubbornness in not wanting to continue this process) even though I still have some residual health issues, I also have the faith that by listening and really DOING what Eric recommends, we will be able to positively address those issues as well. Eric has helped me see my health like playing a sport. You have to commit to practicing the little things everyday, making good habits everyday, or else you will never see the progress you really are wanting to achieve. You can't be a successful athlete without practicing everyday. In the same, I can't expect to be in optimal health if I'm not willing to follow my "coaches" training recommendations on a consistent basis. When I do what he says, things work like they should...shouldn't that be enough proof for me? We will see in the next year. Regardless, Eric has shown he knows what he is doing, and has taught me to believe his ability to accurately evaluate and interpret what is needed for my optimal health...its up to me to actually follow through.
Rebecca is an amazing yoga instructor! She is so conscientious in giving the best instruction, making certain the atmosphere is calming and positioning is correct to be beneficial. I highly recommend Rebecca as a fitness trainer; she is extremely positive and has a fantastic temperament!! I was amazed how she helped my breathing while exercising!
I have had an amazing personal training experience with Seth Uhl. He is patient, motivating, and very knowledgeable about fitness. He works with you to have a truly customized workout each and every time and also consistently keeps track of your progress. I have been working with Seth for approximately 7 weeks and am already seeing results. I will continue to use his services and am so excited for the next phase of our personal training sessions!
About seven months ago, i realized that I had to get in shape as my physical strength and fitness were disappointing, and of course undesired weight gain. So, I approached Element Fitness Center where, i started my fitness training with Marco. He has been a great coach and mentor teaching and also explaining theory behind all the activities, including dietary aspects of health. Not only does he provide the regular training , he is an excellent records keeper. He kept the charts and data of my progress. Seeing the upward trend in my improvement encouraged me a lot to work hard and with commitment. He is very committed for my progress. Not only he trains, he also is a role-model with his own fitness attainment and that really encouraged and resonated with me to put my utmost efforts. Additionally, he is very well versed in anatomical details and explains the working of muscles, so, as a trainee, i benefited a lot knowing why and how we do certain workouts etc. It was a commitment but a pleasant one and i always looked forward to my training sessions. There is so much to physical fitness than I did not even comprehend before. I could not have done it on my own.
After hearing about Custom Fittness Consulting from a friend and reading other reviews, I decided to give the training/diet programs a try to boost my fitness level and get in better shape and CFC did just that. Adam was both encouraging and helpful.. I found the programs easy to follow, but I was still able to step out of my comfort zone by trying new workouts and I began seeing progress within just a few weeks. In the past, it has been difficult for me to eat a balanced diet because I am vegan, which eliminates a lot of foods I can eat.. but Adam was accommodating with my meal plan and made sure I got the right amount of all my macros. Overall, this is a great company and I've had nothing but positive experiences in training with them! They work with people of all levels of fitness and can help you reach any goal you're working towards. If/when I decide to do a fitness show in the future, Adam will be the first one I call!
Nate is an excellent trainer. He can assess skill level and alter training to specific needs. I am training for a triathlon and he was able to show me how to do stability exercises and weight routines that were beyond just the standard swim, bike, run regimen. He also had great nutrition tips. He was able to come to the gym at my apartment complex and work with my crazy schedule, which was very convenient for me (a mom of two toddlers!). I highly recommend Nate.
I have been working with Jeff for 3 weeks. I contracted him as a personal trainer and he has exceeded my expectations. The first time we met he pointed out some strength deficits I was not even aware of and has been working with me to improve those. He adjusts the workouts to my needs each week and always encouraging. I would highly recommend Jeff to anyone looking into a personal trainer.
I offer customized training tailored to meet your specific needs. I am expert in fitness and nutrition. I have a gym, or I will come to you.
We offer personal training for people who want the following: 1. Fast and professional results: Research-based exercise programs that are designed around ability and desired outcome. 2. Goal-focused training * Decrease body fat * Increase lean, not bulky, muscle tone * Improve energy * Improve posture * Increase flexibility * Increase strength * Recover from injury 3. Flexible hours: Early morning and evening appointments are available. 4. Nutritional assistance as well as exercise: Customized meal plans and supplements are available. 5. No gym fees: Workouts are with an experienced certified personal trainer, and gym membership is not necessary or needed. 6. Motivation: Energizing workouts that are designed to keep from being bored 7. Home-based training option: If preferred, personal training can be done at your home. Equipment used can be your own or it is brought to you. 8. Update a stalled exercise program: Exercise program modifications are available if you are no longer seeing positive changes to your body with your current program. 9. Personal training for beginners: Programs are specifically for those new to exercise, and workouts are made to make you feel stronger, not defeated. 10. Improve overall health and wellness: Specialized programs for those with health concerns and/or injury rehabilitation needs are available. Discover something new and creative.
My life passion is fitness. I lost 125 lbs at the age of fifteen, so I know exactly how it feels to desperately want to change. I have worked the past five years helping people of all backgrounds lose weight, gain muscle and achieve the life they have always desired. To see examples of my work, follow me on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
I'm a certified a personal fitness trainer and nutritional specialist. I will help you in the transformation of your body and your life. I will develop always changing workout routines that will challenge you physically and mentally as well as pushing and motivating you to achieve your fitness goals.
Most personal trainers serve to walk customers through individual daily workouts. My goal is not to assign daily workouts but to create an individualized multi-step program for you, the customer, to use to look ahead and keep track of what you will accomplish.
My training philosophy is based on the fact that a person can never stop improving. The body is a unique machine that needs to be maintained. It is our responsibility and duty to do the best we can with the body we've been given. It is my goal as a personal trainer to enable each individual to work at his or her own potential. I will accomplish this by teaching technique and proper body mechanics. - Wil McCoy
I am a senior student at Benedictine College, studying personal training. I have been an athlete all my life and know how to train for multiple sports or for daily fitness.
I offer online training programs as well as nutrition plans. I am available 24/7 for advice and workout/nutrition tweaking.
I am a certified personal trainer giving clients the tools to empower them to reach their goals. I am a former collegiate all American(all state in high school) baseball player teaching proven techniques and fundamentals to increase athletic performance and productivity on the field.
Hilary Santana is a certified polestar Pilates practitioner, a "certified" Pilates instructor through the worldwide Pilates Method Alliance organization, an NCCPT certified personal trainer and a Kansas State University graduate with her emphasis in public health. Hilary's most recent training ventures include her volunteer training hours with Get Fit Topeka Style, the Career Assistance Networking Program, Flirty Girl Fitness, stability ball training, Hardcore Barre, bridal boot camp and weight training. Training clients from the Midwest has set up her base knowledge, and she expanded her training under celebrity trainer, Jeff Halevy, and has been working in NYC at Pilates Bodies NY during company expansion. She specializes in working with clients in a post-rehabilitation style of training for correct techniques and postural analysis.
I am the personal training coordinator at my gym in Topeka, KS. I am looking to get people better one session at a time!
Classes and private sessions are available. I have 30 years' experience in working with all ages and abilities. I'm a certified therapeutic recreation specialist and ACE personal trainer.