Candice was absolutely ready to take her journey, she just needed a "Pusher". That would be ME. :-) For 30 days we were in contact every day. She reported her meals, her workout, her mood, her wei... more
Mark came to VT Fit to start a rehabilitation process that would guide him to better overall fitness through NASM OPT model. Through diligent and a well planned program Mark was able to regain strengt... more
I am excited to share a success story about Wendell, a triathlon training and swim coaching client. When we first met he had been training for his first triathlon and the only thing keeping him from ... more
Julia's journey started less than a year ago. Julia has went from over 18% body fat to under 11% body fat. Julia was not involved in a structured strength training program, until one day our gym had... more
I had more than a few pounds to lose and hadn't been to a gym in several years. I kept telling myself I'd join a gym "next week." Well, next week turned into next year and there I was, even more o... more
I used to workout with Jason when I lived in Los Angeles, but since then the Navy has sent me all over the world and the time away has made me realize what a VERY good trainer he is. Having worked o... more
Jason Kozma is no-nonsense, but his diet really works. He is extremely professional and courteous. Through his diet, I have lost not only an abundance of weight, but gained muscle. He is tough: ... more
Jason is the real deal... it's no joke that he can truly transform your body and make the most of what you've got. The first time I worked with him, he whipped me into amazing shape in 8 weeks! He wor... more
Thanks to Jason, I'm back on track to my personal health goals. I don't believe in New Year's resolutions but I decided to make my health a priority this year. With Jason's help, we worked out a n... more
Well what can I say that hasn't been said?
Most important thing for me, Jason made me enjoy working out.
Working out is not an obligation anymore I enjoy it; trust me that is a big deal I used to ha... more
Oh how i miss thee?? I have lost my way...
I was pretty small to begin with, but Jason's diet and exercise program made me ripped... and not giant ripped like people think, when they think bodybu... more
“I've never been one to enjoy working out, until I started training with Mike. He really listened to what I wanted to achieve and helped me set realistic goals to get there. He specifically desi... more
"My experience with Mike has been excellent. My training sessions are very good and highly motivating. In my first 12 weeks, after having my first son, I was able to shed 15 lbs by simply following th... more
It is my pleasure to endorse John Albanese as a personal trainer.
I have known John for more than 20 years and trained with him for the last seven years. His character is above reproach.
He has al... more
I am writing a reference for John Albanese. I have known him for over 10 years. He is a very unique individual and his clients love him. And he has a tremendous following.
Besides basic ... more
As soon as I got engaged I knew it was going to be a struggle to get to that perfect weight I always wanted. I started training with Diana in May of 2012 and I have probably referred her to everyone I... more
Diana is extremely passionate about fitness, intently focused on nutrition and its effects on the body, and genuinely cares about her clients/friends. Those 3 aspects to her professional character mak... more
I have worked out all my life. I thought I knew what I was doing since high school when working out to accomplish the physical fitness goals I had set for myself. It turns out that I did not know as... more
"Since having Mandy as my trainer, I've noticed considerably increases in my muscular endurance and aerobic performance. I maxed my situps on the Army APFT and my run went from a 14:15 to 13:30. The C... more
"Since returning from a military course, I had a desire to continue to stress physical fitness and health in my daily lifestyle. After having my initial evaluation, I met Mandy Watson who was assigned... more
"I have been very fortunate to have had the opportunity to be trained by Mandy Watson, CSCS, NPTI. Mandy will make your workout fun and challenging while making sure that your form and technique are c... more
"I recently decided to get a personal trainer because I needed someone to help kick my butt back into shape. I was really nervous for a few reasons. First, the gym freaks me out: there's nothing less ... more
I started personal training with Brian Wright Personal Training (BW-PT) at the end of 2012 in hopes of getting back in shape after having my first baby. Wow! Was it one of the best decisions I have ma... more
“I have been a client of Eric Moss since July 2010. I started training with Eric because I wanted to shed some weight and improve my overall physical fitness and cardio stamina while also gainin... more
I have many success stories from professional athletes to United States' Marines and Sailors, so I will simply call this client Sam (The Success Story). You can be the next person or group in my reper... more
I have always enjoyed cooking and dining, and often this included a lot of foods that I knew were not the healthiest. As a result, I not only gained weight, but discovered that my cholesterol had ... more
I lost 30 pounds in the 2013 Biggest Winner Contest. I signed up for the contest because I had an injury that I knew if I lost weight would provide relief and benefits in the long run. I have been ... more
I should start by saying I have been in shape most of my life.
From the time I was 8 years old until I was 18, I was a competitive swimmer. When I was in middle school I ran cross-country. Basica... more
Let me start by saying I would highly recommend Kent to anyone – men and women of all sizes and all stages of training. Not only is he an outstanding trainer, but he also cuts through all the circul... more
Success must be DEFINED and not DESCRIBED...
Many clients struggle with this concept-- in fact, my sense is that we all struggle in one area or another of our lives to define our desired outcome. I... more
Jack is 66 years old and suffering from low back pain. By increasing spine flexibility and core strength his back pain is 90% gone.
What I would like people to realize, is the aches and pains of... more
I have been in Pilates for a few years with various teachers. In the last 2 years I enjoy the privilege of practicing Pilates with Orit. While I always liked Pilates, Orit is the most creative teacher... more
Mel, a Honolulu Mom, worked with the team of personal trainers at Fitness Ranes Training Studio to get rid of the extra weight she gained during pregnancy. Check out her story in the video's below:
Hawaii News Now was at Fitness Ranes Training Studio to check out our newest piece of equipment and we introduced them to a few of our clients. Listen to Lynette's story in the video below...
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Dillon started at 430 pounds. He's lost more than 200. Here's a story that Hawaii News Now did on Dillon after he'd lost the first 100 pounds working with personal trainer Chris Ranes at Fitness Ranes... more
I have been training with Mark for several years and have been most pleased with the results and Mark's conscientious, careful and effective style. I have had personal trainers before, but Mark is the... more
From the time I started working out in my small high school gym, it was clear to me that I had a passion for fitness. I enjoyed running track, playing football, and weight training. My parents got me ... more
“I started training with Jon in June, 2011. He is very focused and disciplined in his approach to fitness. I appreciate his attention to every detail of my program that ensures I consistently wo... more
During late 2012 I challenged my group of students from Doris Miller YMCA (who attended 20/20/20 and/or Interval Training) to give me reasons why they worked out. I took it a step further to start an... more
I took over training Jason after his trainer left to go work at another facility. Jason's work ethic was great so it wasn't hard to get him to work hard. After about 2 - 3 months Jason had put in abou... more
In 2010, I was doing stability push-ups on two medicine balls and I extended too low and pulled the medial supraspinatus in my right shoulder. After resting for three weeks and doing the appropriate m... more
I cannot express how highly I recommend Pam as a personal trainer. She is truly excellent in the way she customizes each training to her clients' needs and personalities. I was always challenged and i... more
"This is the eagerly-awaited DVD version of Susie Hathaway's class in strength training for osteoporosis prevention. The DVD has all the content of the class, including the valuable understanding of t... more