My name is Kim and I am 43 years old. I have never struggled with weight, but in the past few years since I have hit the 40's it had become more of a challenge to lose the 5 to 10 when needed. This i... more
I started training with Mishell in 2010. I couldn't believe how out of shape I was until I met her. I am physically active atleast I thought I was. Mishell has challenged me with her expertise, wit... more
I needed a personal fitness trainer in 2008 and had the pleasure of working with Mishell Nibert. I was impressed with Mishell from our first meeting to the last. What struck me most about Mishell is t... more
I approached Mishell about training sessions and I am so glad I did. I have been working out with her twice a week for 5 wks now and I am amazed at how much stronger and physically fit I am. I had n... more
Joni...how do I even begin to thank you for leading me on this journey??? You are not only an amazing trainer, but an even more amazing friend. Your encouragement, wisdom, brutal honesty, positive att... more
My name is Gina Gonzales, I am a wife and a mother of two beautiful children. After having my second child I found it hard to shed the unwanted baby weight. I met Joni in passing in 2010, and I aske... more
Fitness 4 Life changed my life!
I joined F4L in May 2010 and was very nervous for my first bootcamp. Joni Johnston kept inviting me, but I was very much out of shape and overweight and was nervous to... more
I hated to exercise! I couldn't run to the mail box! The thought of having to step foot in a gym, made me want to eat a packet of cookies! NOT ANY MORE!
F4L has changed the way I think about exerci... more
Why do I recommend H4F? They are the true meaning of personal training... they adjusted to my schedule, they saw my needs and they gave me a PERSONAL body training plan, and of course... I saw results... more
Today was my very first 30 day assessment. I am in complete shock as I lost 20 pounds, 4% bodyfat, 3.3 points on the BMI scale, and 21.66 inches from my body. I had struggled for 5 months desperatel... more
For many years Jackie was Morbidly Obese and not living life but suffering. A survivor of Ovarian Cancer and with an active autoimmune disease, lack of exercise and powerful steroids and a host of med... more
Hi my name Is Odalis Urena. To me Tony Catanzaro is the true definition of a role model. I'll never forget the day I came across his motivational video on you tube titled “Anthony Catanzaro Spea... more
I met Tony two months ago, and even though our friendship has been a short one I feel like I have known him for years. Tony has a great mental attitude about life and he is one of the many few that pr... more
A junior tennis player who was injured on his right elbow which kept him from tournaments for more than a year. He was treated unsuccessfully in many places and countries. After three weeks of rehabil... more
When my family moved to BridgeMill eight years ago, I had just given birth to our last child. With four sons (including a set of twins) born in under six years, I must admit that a formal exercise pro... more
I pursued strength training after having a hysterectomy and continued lower back pain due to working in an office environment. Over the course of two years with Susan, she taught me the importance ... more
When I started personal training with Susan Retzlaff, I weighed over 200 pounds, was easily tired and fatigued, and had persistent knee and lower back pain. A little over a year later, I have lost 17... more
Having the opportunity to work with Patty has been a slice of sunshine in my life! She possesses a wealth of knowledge with her training techniques, and her love for her job is quite evident. Patty is... more
On Nov ,2010 I was depress , no confident an felt like no one love me because of my weight. I jointed a martial art school call musukos pit a mms school . Nine months later I went from 270 too 160, an... more
Since stating to workout with Marion seven months ago, not only have I improved my overall fitness level, but have also lost 50 pounds and 25 inches. I have improved my overall appearance and feel gre... more
I am in my late sixties and although I have been exercising for over 12 years (mostly step and some weight training), I felt a need for a new routine, which would achieve:
• Stronger muscles
• G... more
I have been taking Group Personal Training classes with Marion for about 15 months. I have also enjoyed her Brick Biking classes over the past few years.
I have taken TRX, Boot Camp and Pilates G... more
In January of this year, I had to have arthroscopic surgery on my left knee. Needless to say, I hated being so stationary and helpless. I was doing physical therapy, but it was a slo-go process. It wa... more
“Kelly has shown interest in my progress since I joined the gym, so I knew he would be a great Personal Trainer for me. My level of fitness, strength, balance and coordination have improved at a... more
Over the years I have joined numerous health clubs, exercise groups and other fitness organizations. I have also quit, cancelled and dropped out of just as many for various and sundry reasons.
A fi... more
Sylvia decided to get into shape and achieve her healthy weight in January 2010. Through hard work and clean eating, Sylvia has reached her original goal weight, losing 52 pounds. The even better pa... more
I am a typical working mother and devoted wife who used to always put myself last. Many times I tried to lose weight but each time I was coming back to the point where I started. Finally I made a deci... more
My Experience working with Amy:
I have always been physically active; however, 2 years ago I turned 50 and realized my fitness routine was no longer effective or practical for where I was in life... more
Up until I moved to Portland (about 3 1/2 years ago), I had worked out
regularly. I lived in Arizona which made it a lot harder to hide my
weight in the hot weather. Living in Portland reintroduce... more
I began a training routine with Amy at the end of 2008. I have Type II diabetes and was not in good physical condition. Amy interviewed me and helped me understand the value of making good food choice... more
My name is Carol Reed, 62 years of age. I've been fairly active most of my life -- I enjoy biking, hiking, golf, tennis, skiing. However much of my life is spent behind a desk, which, when I'm not a... more
Thank you for the excellent personal training you provided to me! I am so thrilled with the results!
I came to you with an old injury that had never quite healed, and I thought it was impossible ... more
"At 39 years old I set a personal goal with myself to be "in shape" and happy with my body when I turned 40. Having 3 young children and cholesterol rising, i knew I had to do more than just my own ... more
My client Abbey has been working hard with me for 7 months and has achieved outstanding results! She has achieved this by training with me 4 times a week following a lifestyle nutritional plan which s... more
Before training with Stacie, I had been exercising outdoors consistently, sometimes 4 to 5 times per week. This went on for about 2 years. However, after a certain point, I seemed to plateau and not b... more
A workshop with this title was quite successful. As a tai chi instructor I came together with an acupuncturist, a Thai massage therapist and the owner of an Asian restaurant for a two hour workshop th... more
MY CLIENT RINALDO CAME TO ME 4/9/11 TO ASKED ME TO TRAIN HIM,HE MENTIONED THAT HE WANTED TO CHANGE HIS APPEARANCE AND HAD THE WILL TO WORK OUT HARD TO GET HIS GOAL.
HE HAD IN MIND A ROLE MODEL THAT... more