April 1, 2011
“My Urkel Slacks” Subject line from an awesome client…….
This is an email I got from my client Marylin what her……..
I am not one to like my picture taken but my daughter snapped this yesterday, granted they are stretchy pants but were snug on me at the beginning of November!!!!
Even Urkel is giving a thumbs up!
Thank you Marylin for making my day I love to see the success stories of my clients. It truly brightens up my day. You can see another client working with Chino Hills Personal Trainer here.
December 17, 2010
Iwant to take this time and publicly congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Villar. What a beautiful couple
On behalf of myself, Fitness Concepts and The Camp I wish you all the best that life has to offer.
“On my wedding day, I felt nervous with anticipation of the future to come and excitement for the new journey that was ahead of me. As I was getting ready that afternoon, I remember looking in the mirror and feeling the most beautiful I had ever felt in my life. Not only that, but my confidence was soaring and I was looking forward to seeing my future husband, wondering what he would think of how I looked. Needless to say, he was quite happy, as I was with him (he also works out at Fitness Concepts). Both he and I had a fabulous and memorable wedding day. I am the healthiest I have ever been in my life and I am 31 years old. Thank you Sam and our awesome trainer Maria, for helping us start a healthy new life together.”
Lisa Is So Dedicated to Her Fitness Goals
…………….Check Lisa Out 18 Months Ago
LISA LOVING BEING IN SHAPE!!!
December 12, 2010
As you all know by now I am the master motivator. I do what I need to do to get in my client’s minds to get them RESULTS. Everyone is a different when it comes to what motivates them. Some clients respond to one method of motivation while others respond to something totally different.
We all from time to time get “burned out” from exercise, work, etc……….
Don’t get me wrong I ABSOLUTELY LOVE what I do BUT even I once in a while get a little “burned out” or need a little encouragement.
Below is just a few of many emails that I got in the last 8 months that I keep in case I need to PUMP MYSELF UP.
I am curious as to what you do to motivate yourself from time to time?
“I don’t know if I lost weight in y first week but I put my scrubs on for the first rime in 6 days and notice they are not straining tight in my abdominal region and I can sit down without feeling like my clothes are so tight I feel like I can’t breathe.”
“I just wanted to say thank you for your e-mails. They are such a big help. Although not able to participate in boot camp (which is awesome by the way and I miss it) at the moment but love your health tips. A great help especially through the Holiday season.”
“Thank you for asking me to write a review!
I really appreciate the fact that you are such an involved owner.
I truly am grateful for Fitness Concepts for many reasons.
I started Fitness Concepts April 2010 (@131lbs.) with reservations but determination. Reservations being I’m older than I’d like to think about (55), I have a body that did exercise but was changing-like going south, and that I have always had the same diet, weighed the same(122 lbs) and suddenly was gaining a pound a month. My first conversation with you was eye opening but almost unbelieveable. You said I needed to eat more often and exercise differently. Within 4 weeks of joining I could tell a positive difference. Still skeptical and having a hard time eating regularly, I tried to adjust a bit back to my old thinking. Immediately there was a negative difference. So, from that point on I have stayed focused with how to eat and exercise. I feel so….. much better all around!!!
I really have to thank you, Steve and Armondo for ALL of your customer service, care and kindness! It means the world to me!”
“Today I put on a size L shirt and I have to admit ‘ I look good ‘ ”
(20 more times thank you).
Sent on the Sprint® Now Network from my BlackBerry®
“Thank you Sam for all the informative e-mails. they really help me, but i must admit i do have my cheat meals. I don’t give myself a cheat day, because i am fearful of all of the work that i have been doing might end up being pointless. I am happy to say that since i have started the bootcamp I have lost close to 20lbs. granted some things have come up in life where i had to miss 2 weeks but i am very determined to continue with the progress that i have made. The success that I have had I would like to thank you, Alejandra & Judy. Losing weight has ALWAYS been an issue for me. I was diagnosed with PCOS & was told by my doctor’s that with this diagnoses that losing weight would be a challenge but, this time i am having FUN trying to over come it. So THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU :)”
“Hello Sam, just want you to know I purchased this product. Really enjoy the bootcamp workouts but ready to lose more weight, this one allows a lttle cheating that could work for me. Need help during the holidays because I really lose it. Thank You for e-mails and the encouragement it really helps.”
“I just wanted to send you quick note regarding Maria, my trainer. I think she is GREAT! I have been working with her for 5 months and from day 1 she has helped me through my process of moving forward in progressing to improve. She helps motivate me and pushes me to my limit, which I need.
Just wanted to know you have great trainer and person part of your team.”
“Hope you had a wonderful weekend! I wanted to write and tell you how I have been doing with the Boot Camp since I signed up.
I signed up for the 14 day fat flush, and this was my first time getting into your gym. The most appealing thing about the fat flush was that you promised results, and you provided an easy diet program. I did really well during these 2 weeks, I lost 5 pounds. 5 pounds does not seem like very much, but considering my weight has only increased over the last 3 years, this was a big deal for me. I have always been pretty active, not always at the gym, but I play hockey and that keeps me busy. My main issue was my diet. I ate whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted! My diet was absolutely terrible!
So this program taught me how important it is to eat healthy, AND to exercise. Now, for the Boot Camp…I absolutely LOVE the Boot Camp. The workouts the girls have us do really force me to push myself. The problem I had with working out by myself at the gym was giving up. Anytime I was tired, I would stop. In the Boot Camp, you push yourself to complete the reps so you don’t let down the group. The workouts are always different, and always challenging! I love when the workouts are complete, I feel so good knowing I was able to complete it.
I wasn’t able to work out at all in October, I separated my ribs playing hockey, so I was sidelined the whole month. The great thing is that I did not gain any of the weight back! I did my best to eat healthy even though I couldn’t exercise. I’m healthy again and ready to lose more weight! I need to push myself a bit harder at the boot camp. My short term goal is losing 10 pounds. Long term, I want to lose around 30 pounds. The fat flush gave me a nice jump start!
Thank you for all the informative and motivational emails. They are absolutely wonderful! Looking forward to getting in shape-thanks for your help.”
“I am very happy with the training I am receiving at The Camp Boot Camp! What I love about it is:
…the many classes I have to choose from (even tho I don’t go to anything but the 5am I keep thinking I can just drop in at any one of them)
…both Alejandra and Judy are great trainers that keep you going .. and sweating
…the classes are different every day and every week
…they have a plan on which body parts we will be working on so you know what to expect and you know that you aren’t doing ..for example arms AGAIN (:
…they seem to have an unending store of new and different exercises
…I get sore but I can recover
…Alejandra and Judy both are happy to serve us .. they seem to like what they are doing so it isn’t so bad getting up at 4:30am to get there
…any level of fitness can participate..some are middle of the road and some are more experienced exercisers….anyone can get in there and get a workout.
…I love the price even tho I had to commit for a year…I’m not going anywhere. ( :
…I LOVE to have someone make me workout since I just don’t do it on my own.”
“As an over 50 yr old I KNOW I have to keep my muscles working or they will atrophy. It’s just a fact that if you don’t use it you lose it and that getting it back is not so much fun. Once upon a time I had the motivation to go out for a 10 mile run and it was fun. Now I really like to have Alejandra tell me what to do and I don’t have to think about.. what route I’m going to take or should I do interval training. I like to do the different exercises and come home and see if my college age kids can do them. (: My body hasn’t changed shape in the last month but that’s mostly because I like to eat and I have chosen to partake in those nasty things like bread and cheese and the occasional cookie or ice cream. I know that. But I CAN feel my abs taking shape under fluff layer. I am looking forward to the Nutrition seminar on Monday evening to find out how I can tweak my eating and maybe get rid of one layer of fluff. (:
What The Camp IS doing for me is making it so that I have endurance for those long shopping trips or treks through airports and even the occasional hike, bike ride, or run. It’s part of what’s allowing me to be at my age and not be on any kind of prescription medication. It’s allowing me to work off some stress so I have a happier attitude.
So, thank you Sam and Alejandra and Judy. I love coming to The Camp Boot Camp!”
“AM I HAPPY WITH RESULTS….. WELL I WOULD HAVE LOVED TO LOSE MORE WEIGHT… BUT I HAVE NOT STUCK TO THE DIET EXACTLY… BUT I THINK I LOOK GOOD AND I FEEL AMAZING…
AM I HAPPY WITH TRAINER….. I AM SO VERY HAPPY WITH TRAINER… I THINK THAT STEVE IS GREAT, I ALWAYS GET A HARD WORKOUT AND I IN NO TIME AT ALL SAW RESULTS I ACTUALLY HAVE BICEPS THAT I SHOW OFF ALL THE TIME. HE IS NICE, AND REALLY PUSHES ME AND DOESNT LET ME EVER SLACK!!
HAPPY WITH FACILITY… YES, IT IS VERY UP TO DATE EQUIPMENT, AND VERY CLEAN AND EVERYONE IS FRIENDLY AND REALLY LIKE IT ALOT.”
“Hey Sam, so many positive comments coming your way….. I love the camp, I played sports my whole life and feel like if I don’t have a more rigorous exercise regimen then my body does not change. My trainers are top notch motivators. So good that even as a grown independent woman, I don’t want to let them down! My results have been ok, but I know what I need to do (shut up and put up)! I pray for more willpower against food on a daily basis, everyday seems to be a battle. So while my body shape is changing and I’m toning thanks to the camp, the dreadful scale isn’t moving (and yes I know it’s my fault so I’m not whining about it) 🙂 I love your blogs, very motivational, very informative. Thanks for sharing your expertise. Lastly I’m looking forward to the Skinny B* seminar, in fact rescheduled 4 meetings that I already had that day and put in for time off at work to be there.”
“Yes Sam I am extremely happy with everything about your facility. I love the workouts. I love that if I miss my normal 9am class I can come at a different time. I love the kids camp (even if my daughter doesn’t yet) and she agreed to go not only to Sat. but to mon. & wed. evenings if I let her get a facebook(with my rules, of course). So that gets me to workout twice on those days. So to sum it up I love The Camp! Oh yeah I love my tank tops too.
Thanks to the team,”
“Thank you Sam, want to let you know I am very happy with the workouts and results, in fact I am at work now and I am wearing a pair of jeans have not been able to get them on in 4 years I am down a size and feel great. I eat better and sleep better. I am trying to recruit friends they tell me I look great and what am I doingI tell them about the Boot Camp! Thank You again. Carmen ”
Good Morning Sam,
“Unfortunately do to finances I have not been in your program since the 1st of November. However I will definitely be back. As I was losing weight but more importantly I was losing FAT and INCHES. I save all of your e-mails as they are very informative and have been a big help to my fitness goals. The girls Alejandra and Judy are awesome! They really kicked my rear but man I have to tell you everything in my core was never so tight and my clothes were fitting very lose and my girlfriend was loving the results. I look forward to being able to come back. (Also wish you had The Camp and Fitness Concepts in Corona).”
“It has been about a month since I started and I am extremely satisfied with Fitness Concepts. I just had my measurements done yesterday and I am definitely showing results (and I was even on vacation for a week!). I’m looking forward to improving more and more through the months. I already feel so much better than I was before I started.
My trainer, Sue, is great. I’ve really enjoyed working out with her. She really pushes me but is also very encouraging.
The facility is also great. Everyone is so nice and I feel very comfortable working out there.
I’m still working on improving my nutrition. Before I started at Fitness Concepts, I have to say that my diet was not very good at all. I have definitely improved it using your tips but I still have a ways to go. My biggest downfall is sugar! I know it is not a change that happens at all once so I’m just doing the best I can and am trying not to get discouraged when I give in to temptation!
There is really nothing you can do to serve me better. I am very satisfied!
Thanks for everything!”
Thank you for taking interest in my comments.
After 3 weeks with the program, I am truly happy with the overall experience. How can I not be, when I am seeing results! The fit of my clothes don’t lie. I think this alone is a clear indication that I am seeing results and what is currently transpiring is working. Just this week I was able to button up some jeans that I thought I could not imagine getting in for awhile. But more exciting Is that this is just the beginning to my transformation.
As for my trainer, we started with a small hiccup, but that aside Maria is currently meeting my needs. Maria is very creative and is always changing it up making it a good workout! She is always testing our endurance, and pushes us to the limit.
As for the facility, the only negative here would be the bathrooms, the bathrooms are not always clean. The floors are usually wet, making it a hazard and wet towels on the floor. As for myself I do not use the shower facilities, however this could pose a problem for those who do.
The music could be slightly a little louder. Okay maybe frivolous. Pump it up!
In sum, I am truly satisfied. My energy levels are up, I am committed to my well being and my outlook regardless of what is happening around me it’s all good!! Hugo is noticing the results and is very supportive and is my #1 fan!!
Again, thank for your support and your friendship!
“Before I called Fitness Concepts I was in a weight loss challenge and had been dieting and exercising for 11 weeks. I had lost a total of 54 pounds up to that time. I was on a very strict low carbohydrate diet and I was doing a lot of cardio exercise but I had reached a plateau; I was starting to get very little results for my time exercising. In the previous two weeks I had exercised, elliptical machine, versa-climber stair machine, swimming, and cycling (I couldn’t run because of plantar facia) for a total of 30 hours and wasn’t losing enough weight to reach my goal. I knew I was not going to be able to maintain or increase the time exercising.
Dr Bakhtir immediately changed my diet so that I actually ate a lot more. I spent less time exercising but did various exercises that worked out every muscle group. I ended up losing another 14 pounds in the next 2 1/2 weeks.
Maybe best of all, my cholesterol went from the 220’s to 160!”
“Pretty happy with the results so far, body is very soar, but that is what is expected. My trainer Charles is great, love working with him. Love the facility, its close to my house, I come in on the weekends, everything is great, I am trying to get my girlfriend in and a few other friends. Other than that, i love it.”
“Sam, as a fifty year old, I thought the days of personal service in the fitness business were through. Then I discovered Fitness Concepts of Chino Hills within six miles of my work in Pomona.
Fitness Concepts is one of those pearls in the fitness industry that combines the service and folksiness of the local gym with the advantages of the big box gym without the disadvantages of either. Your employees are knowledgeable, help maintain the cleanliness of the facilities, and show a genuine interest in the cliental.
I like the fact that I am not forced to listen to somebody else’s choice of music or volume.
It’s a place where I feel at home, confident I that I can achieve my goals and objectives, not embarrassed or self conscious. My time is well spent and not wasted.”
“Hey Sam! I am soooooo excited. I never really have tried those “diet plans” because so many don’t really work. This Boot Camp is AWESOME!!!! I lost 6 pounds in just the first week and continue to lose more. It’s really nice to not see that “dunlop” stomach that I had (my stomach dun lop over my belt..lol) I noticed that before I ranged 195 to 200 lbs when I got up in the morning BEFORE eating breakfast, and now I weigh 191 AFTER eating breakfast. Cool, huh? I feel more fit and it makes me very happy. Thanks to Alejandra and Judy… They really KICK MY ASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!! But I love it and needed it. I’m gonna keep going!!!!!”
“Thanks so much for everything, I meant every word I wrote in the review.
Let me know if there is every anything I can do for you in the future.
“Yes, I will be there. I am very happy with the results. At my 40th birthday gathering everyone noticed the difference. They felt it was significant. I no longer walk with stiffness in my hips. I move just like anybody else. My husband said I look like before I had my second son… meaning 10 years younger in my body.”
“Results are good. Still trying to nail down the diet. Slowly but steadily seeing results. Steve is awesome. I have never had a better trainer. When I go around 11 it’s empty, I love not having to fight machines. I would love to get some referral cards from you next time I am in”
I just wanted to thank you for the results I am getting at Fitness Concepts. At first the nutrition was a little challenging for me. . .I wasn’t used to eating that many times a day. But now that I’m used to the changes I’m feeling better and have more energy. My workouts with Rudy are always very challenging and my strength is increasing quickly. I was pre diabetic, now my blood sugar levels are lower than they’ve been in years. My morning test has been 87 for the past few days. Amazing! I’m also finally off of my weight loss plateau. I was really stuck and didn’t know what to change on my own.
Thanks for helping me get back on track with my fitness goals!”
“Hi Dr. Sam,
Thank you so much for you reply! I was starting to get upset at myself for my weigh in today. Thanks for reassuring me that I am on track! I really appreciate everything you guys have done for me. I am very happy with my results thus far and cannot wait to see what I will have accomplish at the end of this program. Thanks again!”
A great Big Thank You to you and your staff for helping me. I was intimidated when I first went to your facility. All I saw were all those machines and dumbbells I have always avoided. After talking with you and Armando I felt that you both were sincere and I believed that you could help me get fit and healthy. Yes it has only been a month and every week I have achieved results. It’s truly amazing as I have been struggling for years. Rudy is very committed to keeping me focused on my goals, eating balanced meals and breathing. I actually look forward to getting up early to work out with him – it may be tough but Rudy has made it fun.
Last Wednesday was my last session so I wanted to make sure to say thank you for everything. Sarah has worked with me for a year and I’m happy with how far I’ve come since that first session with her. I joined because of the weight I gained over 4years from the pregnancies of my 3 boys. I had been carrying a lot of excess weight over 4yrs. And when walking up the stairs at home left me winded – it really hit me that I needed help. I remember my first day with Sarah- I couldn’t even jog on the treadmill at 5mph, simple ab exercises I could barely do, and weight training – I hadn’t touched weights in maybe 8yrs! Fast forward to now – I’ve lost 30lbs, I wear a size even smaller than I did when I first got pregnant, I can comfortably jog at more than 5mph, I feel more comfortable in my body, and I feel stronger and healthier (and I think I see some nice lean muscles!). Sarah did a wonderful job – she never let me wimp out on the exercises and advised me on cardio and ab exercises I could do at home. I enjoyed meeting the other members who worked out in our group – it was nice to have company when suffering through a workout. I know I still have plenty of work ahead of me as my weight and eating habits has always been my own personal battle – but your program has shown me how to live a healthy lifestyle. So I just wanted to say “Thank you!” to you and Fitness Concepts for showing me the way!”
P.S. if in the future I need some more help, you can bet I’ll come looking for Fitness Concepts!
“Dear Sam and trainer Rudy. On 7/9/2010, at the age of 56 and after training with Rudy for 5 months, I walked 10 miles to three thousand feet of the Grand Canyon West Rim to Supai and on to the Havasupai Falls I was carrying a 24 pound backpack for a 2 night stay in a tent. Two days later I walked out of the canyon, in four hours I walked 8.5 miles and the last 1.5 miles, a thousand feet steep climb I accomplished in one hour. I passed people in their 20’s, 30’s and was passed by young people on horseback. I was able to accomplish this without pain and with speed (2 miles/hour) because of the strength training I experienced with my trainer at Fitness Concepts. Thank you for the strength I feel both physically and emotionally!”
“Thank you very much for considering my thoughts about the gym and my performance so far. With that said, I really would like to take a minute and tell you how much I appreciate everything that Fitness Concepts has done for me. I have belonged to many gyms in the past, both big gyms like 24 hour and private gyms. I have also had several personal trainers. However, I have never found a gym that I am more comfortable in and that makes me want to work out twice as much! I love the facility, and even more than that, I love my trainer! Steve is by far the best trainer that I have ever worked with. I don’t know how you were able to match me with him, but I couldn’t ask for any better. He listens to me, he understands my goals, and he makes me work harder than I thought that I could. As hard as my sessions are, I actually look forward to our time together because he really keeps me motivated to work hard and acheive my goals.
Thanks again for everything!!”
“Hi Sam, I’m sorry I haven’t given you feedback sooner. I just want to let you know that I have been very happy with Jimmy. I am also very excited at how my body is beginning to take a different shape. In the last week I’ve gotten several complements which is very encouraging! I’m looking forward to seeing continued progress over the next few months.”
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“Hi, Sam! I wanted to thank you for everything! My free training at your facility has finally come to an end and I’ve never told you how much I really appreciated everything. I know I’m on the right path on being successful in being healthy and I owe it to you and my trainer, Randy. It’s be a positive experience that will always be apart of me. Unfortunately, I will not be able to continue my training at this point but probably will be back in the future. Once again, thanks for everything!”
“Since joining Fitness Concepts about 2 months ago, I’ve lost about 15 lbs – I’ve gained so much muscle and my body is more toned and fit than it has ever been. Sam and his staff are friendly and encouraging – AND they genuinely care about your goals! Any time I need anything, Sam is there to meet with me and discuss my progress and how to improve it. I am back in my old high school jeans – and even they are getting baggy! Joining Fitness Concepts is the best decision I have made in a very long time – after struggling my entire life with my weight, they have changed my entire outlook on exercise!”
My name is Laura and I am 32 years of age. I live in Chino, CA. and I work as a Paralegal for a Law Firm in the Orange County area. When I came across Fitness Concepts I was actually looking for a weight loss clinic. I though if I could just get a doctor to prescribe me some pills, the fat will melt right off of me. Well, I did find a weight loss clinic and when I went there to get my “pills and diet” the doctor and all the nurses were overweight. This didn’t make any sense to me. Why am I going to take advice from an overweight doctor who employs overweight staff at a WEIGHT LOSS CLINIC……….at this point I was desperate. I needed to do something. I had a baby 2.5 years ago and I don’t have a single family photo of us, because I am embarrassed and ashamed of the way I look. I haven’t worn shorts since my honeymoon, which was 7 years ago! I hate summer time, I don’t want to take my kids to the pool because I am too ashamed to put on a swimsuit and feel like everyone is looking at me. I feel like I’ve had an excuse for not doing something or not following through with something for the past 7 years and I am done with excuses. I want to be a role model for my children and I want to inspire people to get in the best shape of their life, but before I can do that, I have to start with myself. I think that by losing this weight and getting even closer to my goal, its going to make me a better person, a better employee, a better mother, a better friend, a better daughter, a better sister and most importantly a better wife and lover to my husband. May God Bless him, he has always loved me and never complained about my weight, but I just don’t feel comfortable in my own skin…..until now! Because for the first time in years, I am finally seeing results and they are amazing. Just check out my stats. I joined Fitness Concepts one month ago and I have already lost 8.5 lbs., 4.6% of body fat, I’ve lost 11.5 lbs. of body fat and I have gained 3 lb.s of lean muscle body mass! Did I mention that in just under four weeks of training at Fitness Concepts that I also lost 8.75 inches! 3.5 was from my waist alone! I am so excited about my results and I can’t wait to see what next month has in store for me!
So, thank you Fitness Concepts for everything!
“Hi Dr. Sam Your email today was so inspiring. It is well know in the medical community that resistance training and weight bearing exercises decrease bone breakdown (Osteoporosis) in both men and women, minimizes the need for medication in diseases such as high blood pressure/cholesterol and diabetes. The anti-aging effects is an additional bonus. Thanks for getting the word out. I know that my six weeks at Fitness Concepts helped me improve my strength and posture (these were my goals). I am no longer struggling to lift my son or aching because I did lift him. I have been able to incorporate the exercisesJustin taught me into a daily activity, and have increased resistance weights. Next goal…Cardio. Thanks to you and Justin for your expertise.”
Tiffany Anderson Terrell, DO
“Sam, I just wanted to let you know that the class really helped me to put things in perspective. When I first started a month ago we sat down together and met briefly. I knew what I had to do and I did good the first and second week. However the last two and a half weeks were not good. I hated weighing in because I knew it was not going to be good. Armando suggested for me to meet with you and I told him no, I know exactly what I had to do, I just didnt know why I was not doing it. The second week when I weighed in (not good) Armando said Sam is having a nutrition class and your going. He really didnt give me a choice, but did ask can you make it. My first thought was no… But I immediatly told him yes I can make it. I’ll be there. I am glad I went. After the cllass I got very motivated. I learned alot of things and you said alot of thing that I needed to hear.”
“Just wanted to say thanks for sending me your blogs and emails. They are truly inspirational and informative. I also wanted to give you an update on my physical condition since I concluded my Fitness Concepts program.
I came to you in August, 2008. I weighed 250 pounds, had high blood pressure and my eating habits were terrible. Although I worked out, I was eating once or twice a day, thinking that I could lose weight that way. Little did I know that the nutritional value of the food that I ate was contributing to my weight gain. You altered my diet and my trainers pushed me to achieve. By January, 2009 I had lost 50 pounds. At my annual physical, my doctor was amazed. My BP, cholesterol and other indicators were well below prior levels. By March I had lost another 17 pounds and weighed in at 182. I had gone from a size 40 waist to a 34. My coat size went from a size 50 to a 42.
I have continued to subscribe to your principles. My last physical was great and I continue to work out 5-6 days a week. Although I have gained about 10 pounds (probably lean mass) my waist size has remained at 34.
Thanks for your support,”
“Hello Sam…thank you for your emails…I’ve continued to follow your program since returning to work 3 months ago and have been successful in taking off 10 additional pounds and KEEPING THEM OFF! I miss you and all of your supportive staff! I hope we can work out together again in the future! Keep the support coming!”
“This is Sondra and for financial reasons I was not able to return to the gym the last month. My agreement was up, so I went to find some where else cheaper, although I found a place I am not satisfied at all. Its runned by a guy who’s cliental and trainers are kids.
I have not respect for them and they cannot push me to my potential because they are too busy texting or gossiping. I really don’t want to go out and search for another gym.. but why do I want to continue spending the money I do have and not be happy? I really want to come back because you offer the best in training and you have a highly respective crew training there. So can we talk about a gym fee?? I am anxious to get back and I know Maria can get me there.
Please contact me it we can talk about the gym fee.”
“I am certainly happy with my trainer as she is knowledgeable and understanding but pushes me to limits beyond what I thought I could do. I can’t wait for the next session!
I am happy with the facility, the environment, the machines, the staff and the schedule.
As for the results, I can already see them with just 2 weeks of working out. I feel stronger, more able and energetic. I am a bit impatient and anxious to see the fruits of my efforts clearly defined in the tone of my body, but I am conscious of the fact that my body is healthier than just a few weeks ago.
I honestly cannot think of anything needed to serve me better, but if I think of something, I will definitely let you. Thank you for your time and your interest.”
“Yes Sam i’m very happy with fitness concepts. I not only get a trainer, i get a the whole company, trainer, nutritionist, You always keeping tabs on me, Erick and Armando always around to run a question by them. And as far as my Trainer Jeff, can’t say enough he does test my limits. So Far i’ve lost 12lbs., my body fat went from 29.5 to 21.5 in less than a month. I’m really working hard i don’t want to let u guys or myself down.”
“I can’t complain, that’s for sure! It took a couple of weeks for my body to figure out that I was trying to help it rather than hurt it! But I am happy to report that I have lost over 2% body fat at my weigh in this morning compared to when I started last month. Not bad for twice a week and 1 missed appointment! I’ve added 2 lbs of lean mass. We are going in the right direction, and I received a compliment last week from someone who noticed that I looked a bit trimmer. The protein powder you recommended is pretty good too…”
“I can not tell you how happy I am with my trainer, facility and my results so far. Losing weight for me has been an up hill battle all my life. Your kindness, understanding, professionalism and motivation is helping me make a complete life change I now see a light at the end of the tunnel. I look forward to my work outs with Alejandra and my swimming after my work outs, where before I looked at as a chore. It is usually about this time (10 lbs) that on my own I would quit and go back to my old habits I do not see me going back to my old habits at all. The diet you have is totally workable for any ones life style. I can’t thank you enough for taking time for me and helping me to start the journey of the second half of my life a healthy and fit full one. I am soooo looking forward to seeing my new self !!!!!!!”
October 21, 2010
I just love my job. Just look at these emails……… Funny thing is that I get these kind of emails daily.
Sam, as a fifty year old, I thought the days of personal service in the fitness business were through. Then I discovered Fitness Concepts of Chino Hills within six miles of my work in Pomona.
Fitness Concepts is one of those pearls in the fitness industry that combines the service and folksiness of the local gym with the advantages of the big box gym without the disadvantages of either. Your employees are knowledgeable, help maintain the cleanliness of the facilities, and show a genuine interest in the clientel.
I like the fact that I am not forced to listen to somebody else’s choice of music or volume.
It’s a place where I feel at home, confident I that I can achieve my goals and objectives, not embarrassed or self conscious. My time is well spent and not wasted.
Thanks for this email! I will read it everytime I have bad days! I now eat clean 90-95% of the time, but ocassionally cheat and feel so bad after I do. You are right though, it’s about winning the war.
Just wanted to say thank you to you and your wonderful staff for doing an awesome job and being great! 🙂