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Bonnie Before

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Client: Bonnie
I had never been able to stick with an exercise program, until Fran. She is dynamic, fun, versatile, knowledgable and a nice person to boot. She has certainly helped me to accomplish one of my goals... more
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Client: Debi, office manager
"Amber is awesome. She is helping me get 'fixed' and live without pain. We have targeted muscle imbalances that have led to back and knee pain. My hamstrings and knees are better, my gut is getting ... more
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Client: Kathy
My name is Kathy. I am 60 years old and I've been working out with Barbi/Firmer Assets for going on 2 years. When I first met Barbi, i was in pretty bad shape. I had just had a minor stroke a few mont... more
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Client: Cody
I have always been a physically active person. In high school, I played football as a lineman and baseball, as well. I had always been into lifting for power and strength. My goal used to be to lift t... more
Heather Before

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Client: Heather
After I had my daughter, I was looking to get back in shape quickly. Boot camp was a great fit for me; it combined a fun group dynamic with individual attention. Weekly goal check-ins, nutritional a... more
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Client: Sandy
I was the heaviest I have ever been and had a horrible overeating habit that was so ingrained I didn't think I would ever be thin or fit again. I chose Nicole because she is a Trainer with a lot of ex... more
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Client: Anika
Hi Paul, I just wanted to touch base with you to tell you something I thought would bring a smile to your face. My mom ended up being the winning bidder of some personal training sessions you don... more
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Client: Kristin
I was always intimidated by male personal trainers until I met Dave. He is challenging, yet patient, and fun, yet stern. Best of all - he is somebody you can relate to! He is a great listener and I'm ... more
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Client: Serena Moy
"Kristin is very knowledgeable on training and nutrition; she is very personable, motivating and will challenge you. She helped me figure out a workout plan that worked for me and kept me focused on m... more
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Client: Joel Rusco
"I hesitated in my decision to use a personal trainer believing that I would figure out the best path for myself. After a year of trying to adjust my own workout, I finally committed to the process a... more
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Client: Chris Dilger
"Kristin Bozic is an exceptional fitness trainer with the unique ability to motivate and inspire me. If it were not for Kristin I doubt I would have found it in me to continue with my workouts. She... more
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Client: John Bozic (father)
“I have been taking medication for both high blood pressure and elevated levels of cholesterol for about 5 years. While the medications have helped, and while I try to exercise about 20-30 minu... more
Kim Redmon Before

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Client: Kim Redmon
"Kristin had been my personal trainer for a year and a half during my pregnancy with my 3rd child and there after. I used to be an aerobic instructor so I am very tough to please in the fitness depart... more
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Client: Melissa Schultz
"Kristin is a fabulous trainer. She is excellent at encouraging you to go just a little bit further and to push just a little harder then you think you can...and guess what..you can. She just seems to... more
Tom Before

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Client: Tom
I have two words for you“ RESULTS and MOTIVATION !!! I had not worked with a personal trainer until I contacted Dwayne and started seriously committing myself to getting in shape. He deli... more
Allison Before

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Client: Allison
This letter summarizes my experience working with fitness instructor Dwayne Cookson. I began training with Dwayne with a goal of kick-starting a fitness program that had begun to lose its momentum... more
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Client: Rueban
I have been working out with Dwayne for almost a year now and I have to say that it has been well worth it. Dwayne is more than a trainer in a gym. He really does take your training personally beyon... more
Kevin Before

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Client: Kevin
I have had the tremendous opportunity to work Dwayne Cookson for the past three months. Having had trainers in the past, I had a basic idea of what I was looking for but Dwayne has surpassed any trai... more
Anna Before

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Client: Anna
At age 25, I looked fabulous. We actually had a gym, personal trainer and nurse available for free at my office (it was the 80's, after all), so it was easy to work out during lunch. I did it every si... more
Ken Before

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Client: Ken
ALL I CAN SAY IS THAT DWAYANE COOKSON IS THE BEST. I have had an opportunity to observe several other trainers and only Dwayne has the best interest of the client in mind by showing how much he likes... more
Rob Before

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Client: Rob
"With Dwayne, it's not just about training. He takes a holistic approach to helping you get healthier as well as fit. Dwayne invests himself in every one of his clients to guide them to success. He's ... more
Randy Before

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Client: Randy
My work as a dentist requires a lot of bending over at twisting. Dwayne's training has kept me healthy and free of back issues. My increased strength and tone over the years allows me to feel good a... more
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The following is a testimonial from a client who has a chronic illness, but is attaining her best physical health despite all her setbacks and limitations. "I was neither the most willing nor the ... more
Brenda Before

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Client: Brenda
I’ve been working with John for about four months now, and have seen amazing results in that time. I have never felt stronger or healthier, and am very close to reaching my goal weight. John is ... more
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Client: Jeannette
I first met John Chase during the Bolingbrook Park District Biggest Loser Challenge in the winter of 2009. He was my team’s coach, giving encouragement, challenges, nutritional advice, etc. in ... more
Natalie Before

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Client: Natalie
I am a competitive swimmer. When I began taking Pilates, I needed to work on strength, flexibility and suppleness to excel in my sport. Pilates equipment classes with Kathi has helped be to succeed in... more
Deanna Before

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Client: Deanna
2011 WILL Be Your Best Year Yet!! Dear Friends, I hope your 2011 is off to an amazing start and that you are feeling recharged, inspired, and focused after all the holiday celebrations. ... more
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Client: Brenda
1. Can you tell your story about your health and wellness journey? My health and wellness journey has been up and down. I've always been mindful of my outwardly appearance eating some... more
Mary Before

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Client: Mary
Since beginning my Pilates Practice with Jennifer Pilates my golf swing has improved, I have gained 25 "straight-yards" and I know longer am having the nagging back pain that I have always had. I hav... more
Laura Before

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Client: Laura
Jennifer Pilates saved my life! I am a part owner in a family business, I have two daughters 6 and 8, work is home and home is work. I did nothing for myself and as a result I was dying on the in... more
Vivian Before

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Client: Vivian
Vivian is such a strong woman. She has a 10 year old autistic son. She is going to college working on her degree in special education training and works. She was always so busy she didn't have time... more
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Client: JF
JF came to the studio, barely able to walk, crippled by neuropathy in the feet; diabetes; stenosis in 3 places; multiple past surgeries & confinements; multiple weight gains and losses. Her toes were... more
Ashley Before

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Client: Ashley
A.S. is a mechanical engineer and a yoga instructor. She sustained severe injuries to her pectoral girdle, ribs, Sterno-clavicular joint in a near fatal car accident. She arrived at my studio a year... more
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Client: Jacquie M.
Jacquie taught elementary school for 40 years. She developed very bad protracted shoulders, forward head and arthritic knees. After 6 months on my program, Jacquie's bone density increased as well as ... more
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Client: Dr. K
This doctor for diabetes had never worked out weighed 260 lbs. and a body fat % of 37. I put him on the No Shane No Gain program and he lost 90 lbs. and 16% B.F. in 10 months, plus he never ran or got... more
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We have been working with Jeff for over a year and in that time we have lost a combined total of 55lbs! He has taught us how to properly with portion control and not any crazy diets. We are also str... more
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Lost 30LBS! “I’ve been working with Jeff since June 2009 and have been completely happy with my results. Jeff has taught me that I don’t have to deprive myself of foods that I lik... more
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“We started working with Jeff in mid-October 2009. We have more energy and stamina since we started. Weight loss with added strength and flexibility enables us to do physical activity more eff... more
Mary Before

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Client: Mary
I highly recommend Samantha Trainum as a personal trainer. I joined one of Samantha’s small group classes about 3 years ago. Samantha keeps her class size small, so that she can give you indiv... more
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Client: Rashad Mccants
“I felt that Alicia’s training helped my running form and explosion. I would suggest that anyone looking to be a faster and more explosive runner to look Up Alicia Bell.” more
Charlie Scarrow Before

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Client: Charlie Scarrow
I have known Alicia Bell for 10 years as an athlete and now as a Coach.Alicia is a very intelligent, personable and gifted coach. Alicia was an Assistant Coach at 2 Canadian Legion Championships in Ed... more
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Client: Steve Morely
I first met Alicia in 2001 when she came to Dalhousie University to embark on a degree in Kinesiology. She came across as a typical nineteen year old away from home for the first time, a little overw... more
Marian J Before

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Client: Marian J
“I have been training with Alicia for over a year now. I love the workout sessions as Alicia really knows how to keep me motivated and on track to achieving my goals. She is very experienced in ... more
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Client: peter Oates
"I ‘ve been training with Alicia for a little over 2 years now. The improvements I have made both personally and professionally are a direct result of her hard work and dedication for that time. Ali... more
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Client: Charlene
"I really enjoyed Boot Camp this summer. It made me realize that I can make time for myself, not only to exercise but to learn to eat healthy. Thanks again for all your support and motivation." more
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Client: Dona
"I always thought I was too old to build muscle, and the flab was only going to get worse, until Kristen told me you're never too old to build muscle- and she was right! I've lost almost all of my fla... more
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Client: Anonymous Male, 28 y/o
"I worked out on my own for a long time and had reached a point where I wasn't getting any stronger. Well, Kristen changed all that. By mixing up my workouts and introducing new exercises, she pushed ... more
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Client: Chris
"Kristen, thanks so much for all your help this summer. I hope to see you before the spring. Bootcamp made my summer!!" more
Diane Before

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Client: Diane
"I appreciate all your encouragement and for getting me started in boot camp. I am definitely interested in the next boot camp. Your training really made a difference, very noticeable. It's definitely... more
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Client: Charlotte
"I’m 56 years old and in the best shape ever. I’ve gone from a size 14 to a size 8. My body is toned and I have more energy. Family and friends have all commented on the change. I’m ... more