My Zumba Story
When a co-worker of mine asked me if I wanted to join a Zumba class with her, my first reaction was "what the heck is Zumba"?!?! She gave me a brief explanation of what... more
Joe Cross changed my life!
This past summer when i turned 60, I took a fat analysis test. I found I had 41% body fat! I was shocked, and realized I needed to do something. I started with Joe's ... more
Wow! My renewed sense of well being, energy, strength, and improving fitness I attribute to Joe's knowledgeable counsel on nutrition and his encouraging health and fitness coaching. In the first four... more
I am very lucky to be surrounded by people who want me to be healthy and who are willing to help me be healthy. I have more support that I have ever had in my whole life and that makes a huge differe... more
I have always been interested in health and fitness. In middle and high school I did cheer leading and enjoyed going to the gym in my free time. Once I got to college, I began to use food to cope with... more
This is my story! I believe that in order to be great at something you have to experience it, suffer through it, and learn from it, then teach it. I had been working on my personal fitness for sometim... more
I am writing on behalf of Rebecca Black, a friend and previous colleague of mine, who has been an inspiration to me in both my personal and fitness endeavors. Rebecca and I began working out seriousl... more
I just wanted to share with you both that it was my goal to reach the weight goal my doctor wanted to see me at by the end of this session and today the scale read that GOAL!! 60lbs! Whoo hoo!
I have had a ton of people asking me about how I'm losing weight, what I think about Zumba, and how I've been training for the Megatransect. Because of this, I thought I'd start a blog to keep everyon... more
This energetic client came in for personal fitness training sessions. Under my guidance she began her weight loss journey and began to work on getting her very high blood sugar under control. She wa... more
When Joni first came to me for Personal Fitness training sessions, she was having lower back pains and dealing with a shoulder injury for which she was considering surgery. Joni puts in hard training... more
This fit young lady likes to tell new class participants how having only done a couple of months of yoga classes with Marie has not only given her greater flexibility, balance, strength, and stress ma... more
This precious young and very fit lady travels on the road with her very talented entertainment family. Christian yoga felt so natural to her and like worship in motion. She states, "I would fly acro... more
This is a dedicated client who may eventually need a transplant due to an existing chronic disease. She was told she would need to lose at least 70 pounds to be considered. In a slow and healthy way... more
I don't have trouble losing weight, I have trouble keeping it off.
With Susan's non-judgemental yet persistent guidance, nutrition education, amd motivation I have been able to stay at my goal weight... more
When I first started with Susan I was 6 weeks pregnant with my first child. Susan helped me to stay fit and healthy in a safe way throughout 2 pregnancies. My second child is now a year old, I'm still... more
I'd been having back problems for years. At the suggestion of my wife I gave Susan a call. Susan is extremely knowledgable about back issues and with caution and precision she has taken me to a point ... more
When I started with Susan I had given up on the possibility of ever playing golf again.
I had chronic tendinitis in my elbow and was in pain anytime I tried to swing a club.
With Susan's guidance i... more
My weight loss journey began June 2009 when I hit my low. I was being evaluated for an IVF procedure. The specialist told me I needed to lose weight before he would proceed, at that time I weighed 2... more
Heath's boot camp is definitely worth it! I always feel so good after I get a good workout. Beware: if you are not interested in working hard this is not the bootcamp for you! You get out of it what y... more
HH Fitness Boot Camp is a great place to workout. Heath offers a variety of workout times to fit just about anyone's schedule. I especially like the 6:00am class on M-W-F at Diaz Martial Arts in San M... more
I have been with HH Fitness (Heath) for 3 years now and have had so much fun watching my body get slimmer and develop cool muscles. Heath really cares about each one of us as a person. You can tell by... more
I love HH Fitness. It has been a great experience for me. I decided to attend a boot-camp class because I need someone to motivate me to workout. The instructor is very hands on and he is a great trai... more
I am a massage therapist and Pilates/stretching instructor in Tallahassee, FL. In June of 2008, I attended an SCW Conference in Atlanta, and had the pleasure of taking Lyndsay's fusion/Pilates/yoga/fl... more
I should start by saying I had tried to lose weight and get healthy on many occasions throughout my life. I am like most people and sign up at a gym in the beginning of the year and vow to get healt... more
I am a female who until after having children did not focus on my fitness. Then I became very immersed in achieving the best fitness I could. This path led me into mountain biking and road cycling whi... more
I’ve played professional baseball for over 10 years, so I have had contact with numerous strength trainers. Eight months after back surgery I decided to see Roberto Parker at Innovative Sports T... more
Hi Roberto. I just wanted to say "Thank You" for everything you helped Zach with this summer. He really seems to have made great improvements and he gives all his credits to your class. He has st... more
This is what Tim titled his story that he read to his writing group: "Why I hate my Personal Trainer'
I wonder how many people around this table remember the days, long ago, when a doctor would make... more
Jody Kennett has been my daughter's personal trainer for the past three years. She was 12 years old when Jody was recommended to us by the physiotherapist she was seeing due to scoliosis in her back ... more
The day Jody Kennett became my trainer marked a turning point in my life. When I first came to her six years ago, I was almost crippled from back pain stemming from rotoscoliosis and sever spinal sten... more
After my knee replacement surgeries in Lions Gate Hospital, I was advised to continue with my physiotherapy exercises in West Vancouver's Rehabiliatation Centre. At the Centre the Personal Trainer wh... more
Raise the bar by Jane Birr
I have to work out harder. My mom and dad, both 86, work out at the gym where they use rubber tubing for resistance work to get stronger. Mom wanted to continue some of h... more
Dropping an inch from his waist and 1/4 inch from his hips, Michael has returned to playing tennis at a competitive level. Lowering his resting heart rate to 55 bpm and all in just a month! YOU SIR ar... more
ZUMBA...I don't remember when or where I'd first heard about it, but once I started...I was hooked. This was my first experience in an exercise class and had no idea what to expect. I only knew that... more
After 1 year of working out with Sandra I am 23 pounds lighter, have 8.7% less body fat, and am 21.75 inches smaller, and have reached my weight loss goal. I fee...l strong and physically fit thanks t... more
I had a positive experience since working with Grant I have lost weight, decreased body fat percentage, improved my overall fitness level, and found muscles that I had forgotten I even had.
The res... more
Of all my clients of present and past, this one has been the best example of improving your posture to improve your health. Over 2 years we worked together 3 days a week at 6am and even had a pool ses... more