Hey u, haven't heard from or seen ya in a bit. Hope all is well. Your face and energy are missed over here. Remember when we first started out over how hot it was in the studio & you still rocked wit ... more
KUDOS go out to you Mrs. Courtney. I have watched you evolve into a real threat to the idea, after a certain age as we enter new stages in life we should "retire."
Not just from professions and tra... more
Working with Jason and Melanie was such a treat. They are a young couple in the midst of planning their wedding and wanted to get more fit and healthier for their romantic cruise in March 2013! They... more
The name Second Genesis was given to me to bestow upon this group of Amazing Women who are training with me so they can become ANEW, so they can start over and adopt a healthier lifestyle. While they... more
Sunny says: At the end of my 7 days, I have lost 6 pounds and I feel so much better. I am back on the treadmill and it feels good. What I realized this week is that I DO like whole grain bread, and I ... more
Gary Collins has been an unbelievable speaker in my Health and Wellness 101 classes. My students keep asking me to invite him back, and even as a "Health Professional" I learn from him every time he ... more
Client: Hillary's Blog post after her first session
A Personal Trainer - is it the right choice for you?
Did you make a New Year's Resolution to "get fit"? One of the most popular resolutions year after year is to lead a healthier lifestyle and to... more
I chose Bea Hanson as June 2012 client success story because of the following email and her amazing transformation.
Lisa, you encouraged me to set a challenging weight goal and I set it at 135 poun... more
I am so excited to offer my cycling friend; Gerry Decesaro’s success story. Gerry allowed me to do his stats on Memorial Day of 2011 and to give him some nutritional advice. All these months lat... more
We chose Marcia to kick off 2012 with her success story. Marcia is a Fitness Professional and Wellness Coach with our studio and has been working hard at her fitness goals. Marcia has achieved the fol... more
I chose Bill to be our 2011 client of the year because of the very valuable lesson he learned with regard to his nutrition. We featured his client success story one year ago having no idea that he des... more
See the proof“. Pilates really works! Makes you LOSE WEIGHT, FIT, LEAN, STRONG and most of all SEXY! Rose started to practice Pilates in July 2009, and weighed 140 lbs, wears Extra Large clothes... more
"James has changed my life! One year ago, I could not sleep on my left side due to severe hip and sciatic nerve pain. After just a few weeks of working out with James and his kettle bell techniques, I... more
"If you are looking for a great workout offering a challenging, inventive and effective routine, then James is the trainer for you. After 6 previous trainers, I started working out with James. He was ... more
"I have trained with James Tibbits for over one year and the experience has been nothing but positive. He is the best trainer that I have ever worked with. If you decide to work out with James do not ... more
"James, I can't thank you enough for everything you have done for me over the last few months. First – I had gotten so bored working out with in my typical routine using weights and doing cardio. Yo... more
"I found out about James from my daughter, who was training with a friend. For Father's Day she and my wife got me a training package with James. I've had a gym membership for 17 years, done personal ... more
My first Zumba class with Tamra was about two and a half years ago. I was already a member of a gym and working out a couple of times a week, but I dreaded most of my workouts and I wasn't getting muc... more
Our little Princess is here.....She was born on 1/2/13 and it has truly been a huge adjustment everyday for my husband and I. Sara is now 26 days old as I write this entry....and its almost time that ... more
When Dr. Raynal suggested that you might be able to help me with my back problems, I was skeptical to say the least. After all, even he wasn’t sure what was ailing me.. Not surprisi... more
Hi everyone, my name is Michelle, and I am the Founder of One Fit Widow. After losing my husband in 2009 I became engrossed in fitness not only as a lifestyle but also as a profession. I started with ... more
All of us take our limbs for granted until that day comes and we are challenged. In June 2008 I severed my right ACL. I went to Vance for pre-surgery advice and then after surgery I began working with... more
Vance has a unique insight and good understanding of what may be taking place in various parts of the body as well as what action should bet taken to improve mobility while attempting to eliminat... more
My medical ordeal after a minor surgery left me physically debilitated. Your follow up evaluation of my physical and the exercise program you developed were the major contributions to m... more
"Last summer I injured by shoulder, resulting in frozen shoulder. As a life long swimmer I could no longer do so. I was prescribed physical therapy early in the fall, which gradually brought about so... more
I just wanted to let you know in writing that my left shoulder is doing very well. Almost all of the improvement is based on the two sessions where you manipulated the bones in my sho... more
Thanks for agreeing to examine my left foot and recommending an exercise that solved my serious left foot pain. As you may recall, I came back from 10 weeks in California barely able to wal... more
When I started seeing Vance I was pretty discouraged.
Unfortunately the situation that Vance has helped me solve is pretty complex so I will do my best to summarize. Frankly, I did not know what to... more
I made an appointment with Mr. Ferrigno after having his services highly recommended to me by a fellow Glassy neighbor. I have Parkinson's and was suffering from severe back pain at the time. I have ... more
Toner body overall and increases fitness.
Since I've been going to Staci's classes I noticed a big difference on my body (especially on my abs). She is a great trainer who makes working out fun. I ... more
I lost over 30 pounds and over 10% body fat.
Staci Fiori is a great trainer. She is patient and always goes the extra mile to help someone achieve their goals. She is the main reason that I can mai... more
I lost over 58 pounds, 24 inches overall and 13% body fat in just 7 months.
Staci has helped me achieve goals I never imagined were possible. I have learned that I wasn't too old, too overweight, ... more
In 2008, I was 168 lbs in my swimsuit in Hawaii. I was so upset with myself. I felt unhealthy. I joined the West Sac Recreation Center in 2009. I started out just taking a few classes a week.
I was a member of Curves for some time and was doing well but something was missing. Looking back on that now, I believe it was lack of motivation. One day I saw Staci teaching a Zumba class in the Cu... more
In 2010 I was very unhealthy and a little overweight for my 5'2 frame. I was pre-diabetic, had constant leg swelling and heart palpitations due to high blood pressure. A few days after a visit to my d... more
In 1998, Staci obtained a Masters of Social Work degree from Boston University. She went to work in her field with the goal of improving the quality of life for all her clients. She worked with client... more
In setting up our twitter account, one of the first individuals to follow amongst a slew of media folk was Michael E. Green otherwise known as @G_Fit_ToRoNTo_. As he walked (tweeted) with us through t... more
"I just am not sure I will ever like working out." Tonia.
Today Tonia still calls me to swap exercise ideas and share success. The quiet women warned me from the beginning that she wasn't confiden... more
Tina is a college grad, mother of two, dog owner and wife. She is a smart lady that can handle a lot, but handling her weight was different. Wanting to be able to be more active with her kids and to ... more
Jodi contacted us at the right time. She had stumbled her way through multiple fitness centers and did all the trending fad diets. After being exhausted from disappointments she had a change of hear... more
Carol Stockseth TRUSTED me, my studio and the process that it took to TRANSFORM her body!
Carol was recommended to me 9 years ago by another client who was also a cosmetic surgeon. At 123 pounds an... more
I have been working with Erkan for 5 months. He started out by assessing my goals, current health, and exercise needs. Erkan's chosen approach for me has been mostly strength and endurance building ex... more
I am pleased to name Beverly Williams-Hawkins as the Your Personal Best Training Studio Client of the Year for 2008. We selected Beverly based upon her motivation, diligence and results. Beverly has b... more