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Client: Susan
If you want a “Jillian experience,” don’t work with Annie! Over the course of a few months of working on resistance training with Annie, I learned how to relax, be better to myself, ... more
Kim Before

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Client: Kim
I just wanted to update you on how I have been doing. I haven’t gained or lost much since Thanksgiving. I have maintained within 5 pounds either way. Work has had me on the road or in the office... more
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Client: Macy
Some things that you told me in our initial meeting have really stuck with me. You told me that the Lay's Potato Chip slogan of "We will make more" is just that. I think about that a lot. When I th... more
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Client: Jane
On one of the forms it asks whether I think positive thoughts can influence behavior...that sentence hit me like a ton of bricks... I never really thought about that before but it made me realize the ... more
Dee Before

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Client: Dee
What am I doing right? I am writing everything down and keeping track. I am drinking my water and exercising at least 5 days a week. I have been mostly doing my treadmill for 30 to 40 minutes daily.... more
Monica Before

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Client: Monica
"Working with Jen has been a pleasure and an insightful journey. She has the right mix of attributes needed to be an effective trainer. Her genuine concern for success for her clients are welcomed. Ad... more
Anita Before

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Client: Anita
When I came to Annie’s fitness studio, I was walking with a cane, not moving much and discouraged about exercise thinking I had to “beat myself up” and having it leave me hurting. I ... more
Dan Schmally Before

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Client: Dan Schmally
Dan came in with arthritis in his lower back, he had had surgery about 30 years prior due to a dirt biking accident. He always had tightness and walked on around as if someone was pushing his back in.... more
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Client: Anonymous
I met a client who was interested in burning body fat. He start at about 25% body fat. After less than 3 months of training for 3 times a week for only 30 minutes, he was able to reduce his body from ... more
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Client: RECOMENDATIONS FROM TOP ORGANIZATIONS
To whom it may concern, Dave Parise of Results Plus Personal Training has been an IDEA Health & Fitness Association member for over 20 years. He has assisted us as an editorial resource on ... more
Mary Beth Before

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Client: Mary Beth
I feel more control than ever. I'm amazed at how quickly I saw results- quicker than with weight training. This is the perfect thing for people who are afraid of exercise. And this helps with my ot... more
Zoe Before

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Client: Zoe
“Training with Stibens was the best decision I could have made. He took into account where I was at physically and emotionally in my training process and gave me the tools and motivation to move... more
Geraldine Before

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Client: Geraldine
Stibens is not only extremely professional, he is very personable and always had something different to do to keep it interesting. I had a slight injury which he took upon it on his free time to look ... more
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Client: Santo Maertz, Minor League Baseball Player
Frank’s knowledge of training, health, flexibility, lifestyle, and nutrition was very impressive. Any questions I had for him he knew the answer right away or had the information at his finger... more
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Client: Vicki Granet Semel, PsyD, PhD
It is incredibly easy to write in support of the important training Frank Villani has offered me in the last four years. And while I have had many trainers who have helped with orthopedic and heal... more
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Client: Michael Rudman, MD
It was with great pleasure that I offer this letter of support of Frank Villani. I have had the pleasure of knowing Frank for over 12 years and I have worked with Frank as a personal fitness trainer/... more
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Client: Results Client "M-O"
Male 35 5'8" weeks....... 1........6.......25 Weight 285.2 - 278.6 - 275.8 loss BodyFat% 35.71% - 26.94% - 22.09 loss FatMass 101.85 - 75.07 - 62.96 loss LeanBodyMass185.35 - 203.53 - 212.04 ... more
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Client: Results Client "SG"
Female Age 14 5'8" Her Fit Test resluts are for the first day, 2 mths and 4 mths. FIT TEST WT 195 - 179.8 - 170.2 loss BF 29.6 - 24.05 - 19.57 loss FM 53.33 - 43.25 - 33.30 loss LBM 141.67- ... more
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Client: Results Client "J"
female 30 years old 5 ft 2 inches tall Day one FIT TEST 1/8/11 - 2/16/11 first week and 5 week Fit Tests Weight: 126.6 - 125.8 Body Fat: 27.24% - 18.79 Fat Mass: 33.94 - 23.64 lbs Lean Bo... more
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female 45 years old 5'7" day one and week 14 FIT TEST s week 1....wk 14 Weight 176 - 170 BodyFat 27% - To do FatMass 47.49 - To do LeanBodyMass 128.51 - To do BMI 26.8 - 26.6 A BMI of 18.5 ... more
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Client: Results Client "A"
female 33 years old 5'2" Results 1st day - 4 weeks - 8 weeks - 24 weeks Weight loss 137.8 - 137 - 136.4 - 134.3 *BodyFat% 23.56 - 23.95 - 19.58 - 21.06 % *FatMass 32.51 -32.81 - 26.72 - 28.23 l... more
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Female 29 years old 5 ft 9 inches FIT TEST Results after 10 weeks Day 1 - 12/4/10 # -- 10 wks - 2/16/10 WT 184.2 - 172.2 BodyFat 36.16 - 31.12 WOOT!!! FatMass 66.61 - 53.53 LeanBodyMass - 1... more
Treasured Before

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Client: Treasured
"Michelle has been an amazing teacher, guide, coach, and trainer before, during, and after my pregnancy. For each stage, she adjusted the type of exercise so that is was manageable and effective. I wa... more
Laura Before

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Client: Laura
I was 56 when we started and had damaged disks in my back, had recently broken my wrist, had arthritis and osteoporosis. General classes to stay in shape were not working for me. What worked best wa... more
Christopher Before

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Client: Christopher
I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to Malcolm for motivating me to adhere to my fitness sessions. He designed a workout program specifically tailored to my personal interest and fitness goals... more
Stephanie Before

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Client: Stephanie
Malcolm changed my life. I am doing things I never thought possible. I am entering my first marathon in six weeks. Malcolm taught me not only the importance or exercise, but also how to discipline mys... more
Barbara Before

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Client: Barbara
started with Malcolm a few months ago, and boy was I surprised at how run down I was. After my first workout, I was ready to say goodbye to it all. However, I gave myself another chance. Malcolm Robe... more
Jana Before

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Client: Jana
I've never joined a gym before, so working out was a little daunting. From our very first session, Malcom gave me confidence and support; now I''m practically a new person! Malcolm has the rare abilit... more
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Client: Sean Ellyson
My buddy Sean is a Freshmen in college and he played football in high school. He has always been a big guy and very strong. But at 5'11" and 255lbs he had a little weight to lose. He became serious ab... more
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Client: Robert
Dear Fitness Perfection The old adage says you cannot make a silk purse out of a sow's year; by the same token you probably shouldn't be able to make an exercise enthusiast out of a sedentary 60+ y... more
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Client: Vanessa Bajek
Vanessa only comes to see me once a week for an hour session. Just adding that has caused her to lose an inch in her waiste. And she has only been in 3 times! Losing a full inch for 3 hours of extra e... more
Sally Beresford Before

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Client: Sally Beresford
My Metaqua Success Story. In May 2006 finding myself about to turn 40 and 20kgs overweight, I decided I wanted to lose weight and regain that feeling of being fit again, like I had in my 20’s. ... more
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Client: Hillel Katzeff
When Hillel Katzeff signed up for a series of personal training sessions with IDEA member Crystal Powers, fitness and wellness director, personal trainer and group fitness instructor for the Lawrence ... more
Cynthia Before

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Client: Cynthia
A client came to me sixty pounds over weight and lacking both balance and stability. When working through her assessment I discovered she had an urge to feel better, be healthier and get back to ridin... more
Deena Before

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Client: Deena
I was left with a lot of extra weight after having my children and tried diet after diet, exercised endlessly with little or no result. I started to think I would just have to live with the extra weig... more
Mike Before

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Client: Mike
Last year at this time ( March 2010) I had an operation that was health related. I weighed in excess of 344 lbs. In a little less than a year's time I had lost 174 lbs. With the rapid weight loss I ... more
Kent - 71 Years Young! Before

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Client: Kent - 71 Years Young!
I was told by my doctor that even at 71 exercise was the best medicine he could prescribe and that I could be in as good a shape as I wanted to be. That let out marathons and iron man competitions, bu... more
Colette Before

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Client: Colette
Before I became a trainer I was overweight and unhappy with myself. I had given birth to a beautiful baby boy and kept the weight from the pregnancy. I couldn't get it off no matter how much I dieted.... more
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I have known Ria Zervos since January 2004 at which point she was hired as the Group Fitness Manager for Club One at Fillmore Center in San Francisco, California. Her responsibilities included, but w... more
Elizabeth Before

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Client: Elizabeth
I trained with Ria Zervos for two years. During that time, my body was in better shape than it had been in some time. Ria is the type of trainer that takes no excuses and does not accept the words &ld... more
Patty Before

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Client: Patty
I have known Ria both personally and professionally for eight years. Ria was my trainer for approximately five of those years. I can say without hesitation that Ria has a work ethic that is rare to fi... more
Shari Before

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Client: Shari
Ria was my personal trainer for 8 years and conducted weekly training sessions at my workplace for 2-1/2 years. Ria is knowledgeable, professional and conscientious, and I highly recommend her for an... more
Danelle Before

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Client: Danelle
I trained with Ria Zervos for three years, both in a structured gym class setting and also in a one on one personal weekly training session. Ria is highly knowledgeable of strength and cardio trainin... more
Toni Before

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Client: Toni
One need only spend a few minutes perusing magazines in the check out line or at the hair dresser to find an abundance of stories about people changing their lives through diet and fitness. These sam... more
Jack Before

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Client: Jack
I am a 58 year old obese white male who underwent bariatric surgery in August 2010. On the advice of my physician I looked for a trainer to start an exercise program. I had not done any exercise or be... more
John Steppe Before

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Client: John Steppe
I first started working with I first started working with Cortney some 22 months ago, or perhaps a better way of putting it is I started working with her close to 100 pounds ago. At that point in my ... more
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Client: Kathy
I have been a very active athlete for more than 40 years. Of all the sports I have participated in, I am the most passionate about racquetball, long-distance road bicycling and downhill skiing. Severa... more
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Client: Jim (Boston Marathon Qualifier!!!!!)
I first started going to Aaron because of some shoulder issues I was having. The shoulder was so bad that I could not play golf because the swing was too painful (not to watch but to execute). Durin... more
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Client: Inspire
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Kim Before

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Client: Kim
I have been doing bootcamp for over three months and love it. Each workout that Dave designs is different. He finds unique ways to target all of your muscle groups and you leave feeling like you worke... more