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Personal Training Success Stories

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Maria G - age 28

Maria lost 50 pounds!*

With her parents owning a thriving Greek restaurant, food was always at the center of Maria's family culture. Every special occasion, every happy moment, was associated with some kind of delicious, special food. It became impossible to keep the pounds from adding up. Over the years she had tried exercise and diet in spurts, but it was only when she partnered with Fitness Together that she was able to get her body back to where she wanted it. Before this photo was taken she was offered her choice of FT tee shirt sizes. Thrilled tears came to her eyes when she said, "I'm a small!"

"She's a model client. She keeps up with her scheduled sessions, does her cardio, and follows the FT nutrition counseling. She put her trust in us, and her faith in herself, and that's how she lost over 60 pounds, and kept it off."*

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Matt L - age 30

Matt lost 100 pounds!*

FT gets you on track and gets you a game plan towards losing weight. Not only do you learn how to work out, you also learn how to eat right. My goal was to lose about 100 pounds...and I did it with FT's help and guidance.*

This is the first time I have lost weight and haven't put it back on immediately. I find myself having more energy, not just physical energy, but mentally being more with it. I'm a lot happier. Just walking down the street I feel a lot better. Things are even going better at work! I'm just a much happier person.

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Carla Callini - 37

Carla lost 3 inches from her waist and 1.2 from her hips!*

" Thanks to Fitness Together I have regained confidence in myself. I feel stronger and healthier every day. Apprehensive about working out on my own, I knew I needed help. Eric, Nolan, Ashley, and Mike have motivated, encouraged and pushed me to do workouts I never would have thought possible. Most importantly they gave me the courage to face challenges head on with enthusiasm and confidence."

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Amy M - age 28

Fitness Together has all the tools you need for a successful fitness program! The entire staff is extremely supportive, motivating and focused on developing a program catering to your specific needs. Over the past few months, Keyterr and Sandy have sat down with me numerous times to discuss my progress and help me identify a healthier, more balanced diet. This has been the only fitness program that has produced significant results for me. I feel more energetic, healthier, and stronger. I cannot thank the whole staff enough for their support, dedication, and inspiration!

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Betsy - age 49

Betsy lost 1.25 inches from her waist and 2 from her hips!*

"I joined FT after a wake up call that my strength and general health were declining. I needed to lose weight and feel better. I had never been involved in a structured diet or exercise program and was not sure that I would be comfortable working with a personal trainer. My experience is better than I could have imagined. I have not 1 but 3 trainers who are all very familiar with my needs and goals. This gives me much needed flexibility in scheduling sessions and getting questions answered. I lost around 15lbs in the first 6 months.* Just when I thought I was starting to plateau, FT introduced The Great Jeans Challenge which encouraged everyone to drop a jeans size in 8 weeks. I lost another 2 inches from my hips and an inch from my waist and walked out of the studio wearing my previously too small jeans!* This is a tremendously creative and caring organization that actually makes getting in shape fun."

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Carla Powdermaker - age 59

Carla lost 2 inches from her waist and 1.2 from her hips!*

"When I first came to FT I was focused on improving my knee function after surgery and my overall fitness. Both of these goals have been met and then some. It's addictive to experience real change! I don't see the process like I used to which was to lose 15lbs and then i'm done and can resume my old ways. I have finally changed my habits (not all, its a continuous work in progress) in positive ways and I really view food differently. The trainers always push me in the nicest (yet relentless) ways possible."

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Jeff W - age 53

Going regularly to your Fitness Together (Newtonville) studio has been the best thing that I could have done to improve my overall physical health and mental wellbeing. Since joining about 8 months ago and in conjunction with improved eating habits, I have so far lost 13 pounds and come down 4 pants sizes.* In addition, I have lowered my cholesterol by 106 points, lowered my triglycerides by 165 points and lowered my LDL level by 75 points, all without the use of medication.* I have more energy and feel much better about myself. With the motivation and training that I receive from my personal trainer, I have no doubt of continued success.

Lisa T - age 44

Lisa lost 6.5 inches in 10 weeks!*

"After nearly 30 years as a competitive athlete and runner, I spent the better part of the last 3 years slowly and steadily gaining weight and getting out of shape. I spent a few months trying to get myself back on track, but I was unable to get back into a consistent routine. In an act of desperation, I joined Fitness Together and it has been the best decision I have made in the last few years. The entire FT Newtonville staff has helped me bring consistency and enthusiasm back to my workout routine and has challenged me to reclaim the strength and fitness I once had. The workouts are always challenging, dynamic and fun, and I especially appreciate the fact that my workouts are designed to address my needs and goals. I could not have asked for more."

Lisa T

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Kerry R - age 23

From 17% Body Fat to 13%!

"Joining FItness Together was one of the best decisions I have ever made and has helped me blend working out into my everyday life. Before joining, the longest I have ever gone working out was maybe a month or two followed by a few weeks or months off-I couldn't keep consistent. In a few weeks I will have officially been working out 4-6 times a week for an entire year! In doing so I have achieved physical goals of mine that I never thought were obtainable. With Fitness Together working out is no longer something I dread doing at the end of a long day of work. Instead, it is an opportunity for me to continue to grow and feel better about myself. I look forward to working with Fitness Together Newtonville for many more workouts to come!"

--Kerry R

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Martha P - age 38

Super Mom!

"I started going regularly to Fitness Together almost a year ago because I wanted to improve my health and strength. I have really enjoyed my sessions with all of the trainers and have been getting stronger and stronger. I had no idea though that this increased strength would help keep me and my family safe as well. I was recently carrying my 35 pound son down the stairs when my foot caught the edge of my robe. I started falling straight down the stairs with him in my arms. If my legs had not been so strong I would have landed on top of him on the hardwood stairs and surely injured myself and him. However, I was able to keep myself up as I bounded down multiple stairs at a time until I landed at the bottom of the stairs in a sitting position with my son still safe in my arms. I definitely would not have been so lucky if my legs were not so strong. Thank you, Fitness Together, for keeping me and my family safe!"



Tim - age 50

"I joined Fitness Together – Newtonville in December of 2008. I used to dismiss personal trainers as an excuse to spend money - after all, exercise is exercise, right? Wrong. Not only does my FT trainer motivate me, but I have learned so much about all the muscle groups and how to isolate them using various exercises. My program has been tailored to meet my goals and not only do I notice the difference, but those around me have as well. I couldn't be happier! "

--Tim A

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Kristin S - age 32

Without the help of a personal trainer, I lacked the motivation to work out consistently and set fitness goals for myself. Since joining Fitness Together I have lost inches and pounds, have gained muscle and strength, and am in the best shape I have been in years.* All those old clothes that I had outgrown now fit, and in some cases are even too big! My thanks goes out to the staff for making the process fun and effective.

Read on....

Fitness Together's private, one-on-one personal training system works because it is based on real body-transformation science, proven by principles and fact.

Our system is completely gimmick-free. We make no claims of "miraculous, effortless weight loss" or "amazing fat-melting secrets." We are not a pre-packaged frozen dinner weight loss club, and we sell no fitness gizmos or weight loss pills.

We are not a gym membership that will not be used, or a diet that will not be followed, or an exercise video that will get dusty on the shelf. If you believe that getting fit is "fast and easy" then you have come to the wrong place.

We have put together a program that works where all others can fail. But don't take my word for it...see the word of some of our clients...people who decided to make a commitment to changing their lives forever.

Kathy F - age 58

From the very beginning, I felt very comfortable with the staff at Fitness Together.

As an adult with a disability, I wasn’t sure I would be able to exercises “like everyone else”. I soon found out that I could do much more than I had anticipated, and the staff worked with me and encouraged me to push myself – that I could do it!

I continually got stronger and more confident. The way my body felt before that first day, and how it feels 9 months later is remarkable! I have more energy and a lot of the aches and pains of non-activity are now gone. I wish I had not put off walking into the FT studio and beginning my transformation into a stronger, more confident, healthier me!

Phyllis W - age 58

At 58, coming off a serious knee injury and huge weight gain, I was pretty much done with the idea of getting fit. It was too late. And I was too “soft.” Muscles? Are you kidding me? I haven’t had muscles in 30 years.

My first conversation with Sandy convinced me I should try this one-on-one approach of easing back into health. In just six months of training, I’ve built endurance, muscle strength (yes, we can still tone muscles in our 50s), and a sense of confidence and well-being I haven’t had in ages.

I can’t say enough about what the Fitness Together has done for me physically and mentally!

Sandra F - age 30

Fitness Together has offered me something I had forgotten I  possessed... strength.  It has allowed me to not only gain back  physical strength and endurance, but has recaptured my inner strength  as well.  My trainer has pushed me to limits I thought I couldn't  reach, while being supportive as a guide to remind me that I'm not alone in my quest.  I'm grateful to this experience, and even at my  half-way point, I'm fitter, leaner, lighter, and stronger than ever!

Thom M - age 50

Thom learned to love exercise!

"I've never been a fan of exercise. I must confess that my sessions at FT Newtonville have made me enjoy exercising for the first time in my life. I actually look forward to what new and challenging routines my trainers have to share each week! Thank You FT"


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Angela F - age 35

What an incredible experience it has been for me to have been able to join Fitness Together.  After having my third child, and having gained 75 pounds I never thought I was  ever going to be able to shed the weight.  No matter what diet I tried the weight just wouldn't come off.  This not only effected me  physically but it took a mental tool as well.  When I received your flyer in the mail my husband and I discussed my joining,

I can not tell you how happy I am that we did, it was worth every penny.  The three months that I was there changed my life, i feel like i can see the old me again trying to come through.  i no longer run from mirrors or hide under big frumpy clothes.  You have put me in the right direction.  I will forever be grateful for all that you have done for me, it was truly a blessing to have meet you all.

Peggy R - age 67

I LOVE the personal feeling. The atmosphere is upbeat, lots of laughs and encouragement. The time flies by!

I would say if you have been avoiding exercise and fitness training, this is THE PLACE to go! You will really feel a desire to go to your sessions, not only because you feel better afterwards but because you enjoy the company of the trainer, and the other staff and clients. I also like the size of the facility. Very personal, non-competitive, friendly, convenient, and FUN!

Ginny N - age 50

Age and bad habits caught up to me and I knew I needed help to reverse the weight gain and sedentary lifestyle. I can’t say enough about the supportive people and comfortable atmosphere at Fitness Together. I felt encouragement from my first conversation with Sandy, to nutritional planning, to workouts with my trainer, who challenges and motivates with an optimism that’s contagious. It feels great to stop spinning my wheels and make progress toward my goals!