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Alison Foster Winfield

PLAYA VISTA, CA 90094-2144

I had always been interested in working out and being fit, but never could stick with it. I rode bikes and did martial arts and dance as a kid, but always opted for the more creative choices when I got older, instead of the active choices. NO organized sports for this kid!

I was the newspaper editor and drama queen in high school, and my love of the arts took me to college as a Musical Theatre Major, and that led me to living in New York City. All the while, I was the chubby one, the funny best friend and side kick. I wanted to lose weight, but never really knew what to do about it.

After September 11, I moved back to my home state of Oklahoma to help take care of my older sister who was suffering from kidney failure. The defeat I felt in moving home only added to my weight problems. My sister had me weigh myself at her doctor appointment one day, and I weighed over 200 pounds. I refused to believe it, and blamed the fact that I was wearing clothes for the extra 50 pounds.

Then everything changed: my sister passed away in September of 2002. I was lost and confused, and was medicating myself with food and drinks. One morning in November of 2002, I woke up and was tired of feeling bad. I needed to change. I started my fitness journey that morning by putting on an old pair of sneakers and I never looked back.

I have lost over 60 pounds on my own through diet and exercise. No fancy tricks, but lots of sweat and hard work. I am amazed when people can change their lives by doing the same thing. I'm an ACE certified personal trainer and group fitness trainer in training, and am happy for the chance to touch people with my enthusiasm for fitness everyday.

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About Me

Degrees

  • Bachelor's Degree, Musical Theatre, The University of Oklahoma

Years Experience

3-4

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Personal Trainer
Verified
EFTI - Tier 2 Trainer
Agency Unavailable

CPR Certified

American Heart Association
American Red Cross

AED Certified

American Heart Association
American Red Cross

Liability Insurance

Additional Information

Rate

$120.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Cash, Credit Cards

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Tier 3 personal Trainer

Languages Spoken

English

Gender

Female

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