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December 8, 2010

Tina Sugandh Gives a Shout Out to Fitness Concepts

The other day I got a message from my celebrity friend Tina on Facebook.

Tina is an awesome friend and a very genuinely kind person. (With her looks it’s hard to imagine)                                             

For those of you who don’t know Tina you will. She is going to be a household name very soon.

Below was her message:

“Sam! THX for all of your fitness advice! I wanted you to see my new music video for my single “SO GOOD” featuring Fat Joe….as you can see, I’m still working on my abs-still have some work to! Here’s the vid:

“I almost forget, I was also featured on the show Jerseylicious. Make sure to check it out!!!”

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October 31, 2010

The Skinny B**** Diet and Workout Program

I never forget the day. It was November 4th, 2006.
“Linda” walked in and had her credit card in hand and wanted to sign up.
“Linda” wasn’t in the greatest shape in the world. She looked
like she just needed a little “tune up” or should I say “tone up”.
She had no interest in a tour of our facility or anything.
She was just ready to sign up.
Now as a business owner that’s not a bad thing at all.
Most facilities would have been happy to take her money and
not asked her any questions.
But not me…..
I wanted to make sure it was the right fit for both of us.
So I asked her several questions to find out why she came in
on that day. (I wanted to find out her “hot buttons” what motivated her)
When I find out the emotional “hot buttons” of why a client wants to
workout then it’s easier to push them and help them reach their goals.
So I asked  “Linda”, why did you decided to sign up today as opposed to
last week or last month.
“Linda” replied, “because it’s time.”
I then replied, “It wasn’t the time last week.”
She replied back, “no it’s just the right time”
I was a little confused at this time and asked why it wasn’t a good time
last week and what has changed in one week.
She then replied in a very firm tone “look I just found out that my ex- husband
is going to our company’s Christmas party with his new skinny b****.  No way she is
going to look better than me”.
At this time Armando and I just were looking at each other in disbelief.
But “Linda” was dead serious.
That’s how the skinny b*** program was created.
I have created an “emergency” Hot for Holidays workout and
nutrition program that will have you looking good in your
little Holiday dress in a hurry.
On November 15th at 4:30pm, I will be hosting a nutrition seminar where
I reveal my exact program that had “Linda” looking her best
in her little black dress.
This seminar is absolutely free to all clients of Fitness Concepts
and all clients of The Camp Boot Camp.

If you are not a client of Fitness Concepts or The Camp Boot Camp then you
have a couple choices to get in on this.
  1. Sign up for the seminar for $97.
  2. Sign up for any of our programs and get the rest of the year absolutely free. That’s right to all you procrastinators that are not yet members of Fitness Concepts or The Camp Boot Camp I will give you November and December absolutely free when you sign up before November 15th.(this will also get you in the seminar.)
  3. Or you can do nothing and feel bloated and uncomfortable in your dress. The choice is yours.
Committed to your health and fitness goals,
Dr. Saman Bakhtiar
PS – If you are interested in looking at your best for the Holiday season and want to get the rest of the year free simply call 909-962-7745

PPS – Are you still reading this post. Reading is not going to get you anywhere. Remember motion always beats meditation.

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October 12, 2010

Justine Yotti Miss Chino Hills Latina

Miss Chino Hills Latina

This is a testimonial from the awesome Miss Chino Hills Latina Justine Yotti. She is as a beautiful person on the inside than she is on the outside.

We are all so proud of her. On behalf of Fitness Concepts and The Camp we want to congratulate and recognize her accomplishments and hard work. GO JUSTINE!!!

Hello my name is Justine Monique Yotti and I have been going to “The Camp” Boot camp for about a month now.

I have always loved to exercise and keep healthy, but this boot camp gave me amazing results.

Not only did I learn how to exercise but I learned how to live a better healthy life.

I lost 6 pounds with a month of boot camp and got amazing results.

I am completely confident in how I look now.

Mr. Bakhtiar has emails sent daily that has helped with nutritional knowledge that will stick with me forever.

I was just in the Miss California Latina Pageant and made the top 7 out of 30 girls.

My bikini score was very high thanks to The Camp Boot camp.

Thank you!


Justine Monique Yotti (Miss Chino Hills Latina)

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September 30, 2010

Where Are Your Priorities?

Being in the fitness industry for over 20 years I thought that I have heard and seen it all. Especially when it came to excuses.

Like when a client called on September 12th, 2001 and left a voicemail “Due to the tragic events happening to our country I will no longer be able continue my training.”


Just to be fair I thought something had happened to her family but that wasn’t the case.

I rememeber when I first moved to California in 1996. I was working at LA-Fitness in Laguna Hills before I start Chiropractic school in the fall. I was eating my lunch outside when I observed an overweight gentleman pull up in a new convertible Jag. He was very nicely dressed in a designer suit, and sported a nice Rolex watch.

He showed me a note from his doctor that said “high cholesterol, borderline diabetic, high blood pressure, needs to lose 40-50lb”.


When I showed him different personal training options he looked at me like I was insane.

This happened over 14 years ago and I still can’t get over how someone would rather have material possessions over health.


Some people have to have a wake up call to realize how important their health really is.

As I was saying I thought I have seen and heard it all til last Saturday

Many of you already know that we have started an indoor boot camp. Our Boot Camp is by far the best anywhere (I am not just saying that) below is the proof:

  • We offer 60 classes per week. You can go as many times as you want.
  • We have two of the best instructors anywhere (Judy and Alejandra)
  • Classes are offered 6 days per week. (almost all boot camps are 3 days/week)
  • It’s as low as $97/month. That’s $3.23 per day
  • It’s indoors and in it’s own building. So not affected by outside weather.

Every Saturday we have a free one time tryout of our boot camp. This gives everyone a chance to tryout our boot camp to see if it’s the right fit for them.

Woman in convertible car smiling

Last Saturday we had a woman pull up to the “free one time tryout” of our boot camp for the 3rd week in a row.

I never had a chance to talk to her because after finishing the class she would run out faster than Wesley Snipes at an IRS building. 😆

So I figured she is not interested……

Woman in convertible car smiling

But when I saw her pull up for her 4th “free one time tryout” I was like maybe she is interested after all.

So she calls me over as she is getting out of her $70K convertible Mercedes Benz.

She asks me “Sam, it’s a free Saturday boot camp”.

I politely answered “It’s a “one time free” tryout Saturday boot camp. It seems that you are enjoying yourself being it’s your 4th time, so you’re signing up”.

She said “I can’t I am in real estate”.

That’s when I really got confused and said “It’s only $97/month”


She then replied again “But I am in real estate” like real estate was synonymous with homeless.

I was very confused and perplexed at this time and couldn’t help but say “You drive that but you can’t afford $97 for your health and wellness.”

She then got in her car and drove away mad.

As I was driving home I had to stop and fill up my car. I was reflecting about what had happened earlier.

Here are my thoughts as I was waiting to fill up my car:

  1. $97 a month is exactly one extra gallon of extra gas for her car per day.
  2. If she legitimately can’t afford $97 then she could get a workout by going for a run at many various parks in Chino/Chino Hills. But I still can’t seem to understand driving that kind of car and not being able to afford three bucks a day I am sorry. It probably cost her over three bucks to drive to the boot camp anyway.
  3. Would she find me a new home and forgo her commission? Don’t think so
  4. I often go to Starbucks or Corner Bakery to work. I love that they have free WIFI. I always make sure to purchase something. After all they are in business like everyone else to make a living NOT provide free WIFI services.

I would love to hear your opinion on this by leaving a comment below

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