About Me

Fit for You (FFY) Personal Training is a solo-practice business owned and operated by Marianne Becton. FFY offers one-on-one private or semi-private fitness training sessions and nutritional counseling for women aged 40 +. Credentials include more than 25 years of professional fitness experience. Ce... more less
Bachelor's Degree Sociology/Health Care, Northeastern University
Master's Degree Health Svcs. Admin, Howard University
Years Experience
21-25 years
ACE - ACE Health Coach
ACE - Group Fitness Instructor
ACE - Personal Trainer
Spinning - Certified Spinning Instructor (STAR 1)
American Heart Association
American Heart Association

Marianne's Locations

FFY Personal Training - Owner/Manager
Within 5 miles of 20015 (Mobile Training Radius)

Additional Information

$100.00 / hr
Additional fee for in-home services.
Payment Methods
Cash, Personal Checks, Cashier's Check
Awards & Accomplishments
RCSC Instructor of the Year
Languages Spoken
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Client Reviews/Comments

9 reviews
On Jun 03, 2013
"I have been working with Marianne for about 3 years now. Interestingly, I was a Personal Trainer for a while, so I think I have a particularly-good perspective when evaluating trainers. Marianne is "THE BEST"!! She is the consummate professional; she notices EVERYTHING, and she pushes when appropriate. She is constantly aware of form, ensuring that every exercise is done well and that you never hurt yourself. She focuses on something different each time, so you never know what to expect and you are never bored. Unlike MANY trainers who are just as happy to use your time to chat, Marianne gets the most she can out of every workout. Marianne is helping me "grow old gracefully", something I appreciate every single day. I trust her completely and feel very lucky to have her as my Trainer."
Barbara Blim
Patricia Manasevit
On May 31, 2013
I am one of Marianne's first clients and she has transformed not only my body, but my attitude. I used to be exercise adverse, but no longer - indeed I train first thing in the morning and I actually look forward to our 6:am sessions. Growing old is a privilege (and, as they say beats the alternative), but thanks to Marianne I am in better shape as I near 60 than I was when I was at 50. Marianne has a way of explaining and describing each excercise so that you really get how to do it the right way, and encourages you improve (and you do!). More than a talented and gifted trainer, and she certainly is that, she is one of the finest human beings I know. I consider myself very fortunate to not only have her as a trainer, but to have her in life.
rachel alexander
On Feb 13, 2012
Marianne is an extraordinary coach and trainer. She is a consummate professional – she takes her craft seriously and applies it with skill and care. She is committed to your success, strengthening and safety. Marianne is more in tune to my body than I am and knows just how to target critical areas to optimize results.
I have successfully avoided exercise for 40 years, and it shows. She sets forth a program that is challenging, yet allows me to feel successful at the end of each session. In 6 short weeks with Marianne, I am excited about feeling stronger and more fit than I can remember in recent history. The results are evident in my energy level, my body and my self-esteem. I cannot count how many people (unaware of my exercise efforts) have commented on how much thinner I appear. Better yet, I am so much stronger than I imagined possible.
The end result with Marianne is that YOU are in control of your body and mind; you are strong and feel confident in your body. The by-product of this result is that you look better in a bathing suit.
I cannot recommend her highly enough.
Linda Komes
On Feb 13, 2012
Ok. I admit it. I do not like to excercise. But as a fifty-year old woman with young children, I knew I needed to step it up and pay more attention to my health and wellness. I have now been going to Marianne twice a week for over three years and it has made such a difference in my life. I am much stronger, have a lot more energy and generally just feel much better physically and emotionally. I can hardly believe it, but I now actually look forward to our sessions!

Besides being extremely knowledgeable about fitness and nutrition, Marianne is a happy, grounded person, who continuously inspires me to work hard to achieve my fitness goals. I highly recommend Marianne to anyone who is looking for a personalized fitness program.
Valerie Slater
On Jan 18, 2012
I started working with Marianne more than four years ago, and it has changed my body and my life. She is amazing. I was told that I had to start working with weights because of an osteopenia diagnosis; now I WANT to work out and look forward to my twice weekly sessions. She is the comsummate professional: prepared, energetic and responsive to client needs. She has designed an exercise regimen that is good for someone of my age and ability, and changed the way I look and feel. She is an incredibly positive person, and makes even the most challenging exercises fun. I would highly recommend Marianne. She is not the run of the mill trainer, and and really works with each client to achieve the best possible result for that person. I hope to continue our partnership for a very long time!
Barbara Limbert
On Jan 03, 2012
I have been working with trainers for many years and was actually one myself many years ago. I am continually aware of how trainers work with their clients. Marianne is the consummate professional. I'm not saying that she isn't fun and caring. But she is constantly aware of her client's needs and ensures that they are doing things properly. Marianne wants to help her clients achieve results, and she is always thinking about new approaches to achieve those goals. Whether someone is new to exercise, or has tried to get into exercise for years, Marianne knows how to motivate you to keep at it.

At my age, many people feel they shouldn't bother worrying about their bodies and how they look. Marianne does NOT endorse that belief. She has a way of getting you to look forward to working out. NOT an easy task!

There is NO BETTER TRAINER than Marianne!!
Anne Palmer
On Jul 18, 2011
Before I started working with Marianne, exercise was at the bottom of the list each day and often didn't get there at all. Now, it's the first thing I do most days of the week. Marianne skilfully eased me into exercising, so that I worked hard and felt energized afterward. Now, I feel better, look better and have the strength and vitality to do the things I love, like kayaking and biking and dancing. Marianne is seasoned, compassionate and extremely knowledgeable. Her non-judgmental encouragement kept me going back when life threw things at me that in the past would have had me stop exercising. She is an excellent trainer - and I've been through a few. And a lovely person.
Cary Griffin
On May 12, 2011
I am not a lover of exercise and it's usually the first thing I'm inclined to back-burner. But, I've been working with Marianne now for more than 2 years and together we have made exercise and diet a top priority for me . . . and it works. Once I put my mind to it -- and with Marianne's commitment, professionalism and humor -- I've been able to lose 20 lbs. and feel better than ever. She understands the affects of aging on us old gals and is able to tap into the energy and desire we all have to feel better about our bodies and ourselves. She is one terrific personal trainer!
Tiffani Millien
On Jan 26, 2011
I have gotten on and off the exercise wagon more times than I care to count. I have never loved working out - or my body - as much as I do with Marianne. She sees YOU, your body, your life, your goals - and gets you there! I can't believe the comments and compliments I get on the noticeable changes to my figure. The added benefit is that her spirit is one of the most positive and peaceful that I've ever encountered. Working out with her is truly a retreat from life's stresses...even when it hurts. I couldn't recommend her more highly and don't know how I could ever have another trainer...a tough act to follow!

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