When Tracy told me that her custom tailored workout and nutrition plan could provide me with the results I desired in half of the time it usually took, I was skeptical. Sure enough, the results did no... more
I am a 33 year old active female who has run both competitively and as a hobby since I was 11 years old. I have always enjoyed fitness and especially a good challenge but mostly in the form of complet... more
I am teaching Kids Yoga at Jade Apple Yoga in Burbank. I take them through a game called "Breathe Through It," where we name a challenge we're having in our lives, and then during the class's simulati... more
I took Pilates mat class with Tara weekly and never have I felt so energetic and strong. My muscles felt more mobile and flexible. I was able to do exercises I didn't think possible due to my tight ha... more
When I changed gyms and joined Equinox three or so years ago, I knew I was in a place with great group fitness instructors, innovative classes and fantastic facilities. However, I wasn... more
Tori exercised daily. She loved to run and had great upper body and lower body strength. Her cardio strength was off the charts as well. However some muscle imbalances were identified during FMS sc... more
Though fit and active, Liz came into personal training because she had back and neck pain. She played tennis frequently and also loved to run. She did not want her neck and back issues from preventi... more
Congratulations to Robin Flatley! At the final weigh-in for the winter challenge Robin lost nearly 25 pounds and pocketed $800 cash and a new cut and style from Moda Salon's Jill Goldammer for her ef... more
Through out my adult life I have always been very active and enjoyed working out. In high school I participated in basketball, softball and volleyball but never enjoyed lifting weights or doing anythi... more
Why I did it? Reality hit me when I had a heart attack in June, 2010. I was at my highest weight, 200 pounds, and discovered that on the weight chart I was obese which came as a shock to me since m... more
Ill make a long story short.
While playing sports all my life and staying in shape, i was always an over eater, I ate whatever i wanted and was able to keep it off ... but after getting married and b... more
I have taken exercise with Nancy for a number of years. This past spring I hurt my lower back.
I went to her home and worked out with her two times of a week for 3 months and now I am
pain free. I w... more
In August of 2010 I had a hystorectomy which left me in severe pain in my lower back. I could not sit or lay down with out a lot of pain. I tried doctors, of all kinds. Nothing seemed to help.
A fr... more
Hi everyone! Meet long time client Amy. When Amy started working with me, she had just begun training for a 10k race. She was going through the aches and pains most beginner runners go through- knee, ... more
Guy joined my yoga class to improve his flexibility as he could only reach the top of his knee when reaching for his toes. After two months of classes (one 45-minute class per week) he was able to re... more
These are some questions and answers from an interview with an exeptional client of mine.
What was your health and fitness life like before you started working with me? Specifically, what challeng... more
This is some feedback I recieved from my client Jim. He is retired as a Police Captain, almost 38 years in the Air Force and Air Force Reserve, retired as a full Colonel.
I have been involved in s... more
This is a note I received from a current client.
Mac, When we first met it was clear to me that you were interested in helping me get fit in ways that worked for me. I had worked with other trai... more
Mr. Ganesh is my collegue in my work place who works as an accountant. He practices a little yoga, goes to gym to keep himself fit . But he was always clumsy in his work ,without perfection. I intro... more
At the moment, I am under tremendous stress in my life, and Stella has taught me valuable fitness skills and tools to help me cope with these challenges. I've learned to be much more aware of my habit... more
As we all know, January is a month of health and fitness resolutions...
January 2012 I approached one of my good friends, Heather, and we were talking about losing weight. Introduced her to what is... more
I purchased 9 sessions with Melissa for a sort of boot camp before I went to visit family over the holidays. We worked 9 sessions into 11 days and by the time I got to CA, I was an entire pant size sm... more
I worked out with Melissa for six sessions and each one was amazing. I was looking for help to push my triathlon training to a higher level in terms of creativity and intensity. I wasn't looking for... more
"I lost 26.5 LBS, lowered my cholesterol, and feel healthier and in better physical shape than ever before!
I did it with Shakeology every morning, and a combination of P90X, Insanity, Boot Camp c... more
"I strongly endorse personal trainer Kate Zuser. She gets me to work hard, personally targeting routines and alternating muscle groups to squeeze out my best. She knows physiology enough to help me be... more
" Kate is a well-balanced trainer, and someone I'm always happy to see, even early in the morning and even at the gym! She comes up with routines to challenge and build my fitness level wherever I am ... more
My experience training with you has been extremely beneficial. Having had my son seven months ago I have seen such a change in my body and endurance in the last four weeks that it is extremely satisfy... more
I have been training with Corey for over a year and have been most pleased with the results and Corey’s conscientious, careful, and effective style. I have had trainers before, but Corey is the ... more
Marc is a gifted and supportive coach. Traveling around the country has allowed me the opportunity to work with many fitness trainers, but the results I have received with my body after just a few ses... more
As a physician I can truly appreciate Marc's extensive knowledge of physiology and kinesiology specifically related to his ability to understand and design routines and programs. However, it is his de... more
Client: Beth, Licensed Physical Therapist, Delray Beach, FL
I sought out a personal trainer who would have the appropriate credentials, history of experience, and just as important.... a personality that would motivate me, inspire me, and occasionally laugh wi... more
Being a YMCA Multi-National swim team champion allowed me expert coaches. In dancing I trained with many professional level coaches, including a former Rockett. Yet none have compared to Marc Thompson... more
I met Marc when I was in a very good shape and I wanted to train with him because of his attitude and commitment towards sports and fitness. We started to work together as a team, based on my backgrou... more
I highly recommend Marc Thompson to anyone interested in changing the way they feel about themselves and their body. He has incredibly knowledgeable about body mechanics and kinesiology. Therefore he'... more
Client: Kathy, Former Marketing Director, Delray Beach, FL
I have had many personal trainers throughout my life, but Marc Thompson is simply the BEST trainer I have ever had! He is extremely knowledgeable about every aspect of personal training, exercise, nut... more
Skype? Virtualhomefitness? Wow what an amazing experience! 8 months 3x per week at home or away and I have lost over 50 lbs. Marcs' gentle spirit and wealth of knowledge has proven to be a winning com... more
I have been in the fitness field for over twenty years. I have ten published books and have been training for decades. Marc is the most phenomenal trainer I have ever had. His depth of knowledge is re... more
Marc set up an exercise program for me several months ago. The training includes exercises to help me cope with Parkinson's Disease. My balance and strength have improved and my overall health is bett... more
As a gym owner and fitness program founder and director for over 12 years I have come to know many trainers, both good and bad. As a trainer Marc Thompson ranks among the top when it comes to responsi... more
Sandy started in my classes over 5 years ago. She was quite overweight and always stood in the back of class. She came consistently to class and then dropped off. Because I had email addresses for all... more
Dimitra was referred by her traditional doctor to me for general back pain. Having assessed her with both pt assessments and nontraditional energy field work, I found that something was attracting m... more
Hi Zumba friends! I started teaching Zumba Fitness at our gym in Sherman Oaks in February 2011. I was 157lbs at my highest weight. By October 2011 I was 127lbs!
I lost 30 lbs doing Zumba Fitness... more