March’s Member of the month is Katelyn Prawitt!
March’s Member of the month is Katelyn Prawitt!
January’s member of the month is Debbie! Congratulations Debbie! We are so grateful to have you as part of our community. It has been a blast watching you transform!
I fount out about Amplified Fitness through my great friend Janna. She got me to start initially with the boot camp in February last year but I still wasn’t super confident yet until August after having looked at several different gyms, I realized Amplified was my best option and that I needed to do something quick for my health and well-being. My greatest decsion for the year 2015!
The struggle has honestly been just showing up and being confident in myself. I’m stronger, physically, and mentally than I want to give myself credit for.
Success is that I finally don’t hate rowing! My confidence is growing and so is my strength!
4-5 times a week
Bench Press however back squat is slowly becoming my other favorite!
Least favorite movement is front squat and least favorite workout is probably Into The Fire hahaha literally feels like you are on fire but soooo good!
My goals would be to get better at my front squats and jump rope oh and do a pull up before the year is over!
I work at St. Marks Hospital as a heart monitor tech. For fun I love snowshoeing, hiking and watching a great movie!
I keep coming back because I love the people. A great encouraging environment no matter your skill level oh and the workouts are awesome too:-D
*Debbie rocking her new gym swag. Once you get in shape you have to buy lots of gym clothes and shoes. Its the rules 😉
I could repeat what I said above but the other thing I love most about amplified that really helped me was the food program Thomas put together for me. Teaching me how to be healthy and mindful of what I put in and how to still live a normal life with aunts who like to cook amazing food! The recipes he puts together are legit!
Oh hands down I would row 10,000 meters before ever doing 300 burpees!
It’s challenging but totally worth it. The strength training is amazing and the combination that Thomas uses considers all fitness levels so that your confidence and strength builds quickly!
Decembers member of the Month is Manny! Congratulations Manny you have been spotlighted by a coach due to your exceptional work ethic and dedication. We are lucky to have you as a member
-On the 21st will be 9 months as a member of Amplified Fitness. I originally came in one Saturday just to try out a class. Because a certain someone kept telling me that I’d like it if I just tried it. Ended up signing up after that first class. I felt like I needed to commit to something, especially if it was to better myself.
-A success I’ve had is how much overall stamina and strength I’ve gained. And a struggle at first I would say was my eating habits. But after the 9 week challenge it has definitely helped me notice what I put into my body now.
-Besides a select few Saturdays that were closed. I’ve attended classes every day that there has been a class to go to!
-I would have to say that my bench is my favorite movement. Although it’s not a very impressive bench I hope to build it up!
-My least favorite movement would probably be the strict press. Because it’s a struggle not being able to use your legs!! Maybe I should not dsay cause knowing Thomas he’ll probably make us do it soon. But my least favorite workout would of course be 99 Problems!
-To pass my goal weight! Now that I’m as close as I am to my goal weight, I’m realizing that I’ve got a longer way to go..
*Photo Manny and Coach Michele. Incredible progress!
-I would have said the gym but it’s not always fun haha I also like to play basketball for fun, go to concerts. And writing music.
-I keep coming back for more because of the progress I’ve seen since joining Amplified! Just makes me hungrier to get into the shape I’ve never been able to get to.
-The family like atmosphere that brings out a friendly competitiveness in the members that pushes us to progress and do better on a workout. I know there has been plenty of times that I’ve been trying to keep up with someone and end up beating my last score on a certain workout
-It’s not going to be easy. But if you are looking to lose weight, build stamina, strength and self esteem. Then you should definitely go see for yourself!
She’s lost 25lbs, gained muscle, improved on all her lifts and set a 16 minute PR on her half marathon time! Member of the month is Brenda Adams!
Amplified Fitness? Usually 5 – 6 times a week
A client recently asked me to share my best tip for losing a lot of fat quickly. She exercises regularly but wanted another way to accelerate her results. Can you guess what I answered? Stop eating unhealthy, high calorie dinners.
This is a tough one for most of you. Life, work and family are hectic and time consuming, so the concept of eating a healthy, simply prepared dinner seems completely out of reach.
The truth is that we over complicate the idea of a healthy dinner. I suspect this is because we are so used to eating out at restaurants where entrees are accompanied by sides, sauces and garnishes.
Here are 7 truly healthy dinners that are quick and simple to make. These are some of my favorites that I have hand picked. I chose these based on simplicity to make, prepare, taste and family friendly
In this video blog I talk about why fat shaming doesn’t work and how to properly motivate.
**Explicit content warning** Few swears and an F-bomb, got a little heated here.
A brief history at Amplified Fitness.
Tell us how you got started and your experience.
I reached out to Thomas March of 2012 and was looking for a lifestyle change. I wanted more consistency in my workout routine and become more educated on nutrition. I started with Thomas doing 1 on 1 training for I believe 18 months and was hooked after only a few weeks. I was shocked at how fast I was progressing not in just terms of weight loss but in strength.
The success and struggles you have been through at Amplified Fitness.
How often do you attend sessions at Amplified Fitness?
Least favorite movement?
Anything else you want to share about yourself: what you do for fun, what you do for work?
-Why you keep coming back for more?
What do you like most about Amplified Fitness?
What Would You Tell Someone That Was Considering Joining Amplified Fitness?
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This month we’ve have two members spotlights! Congratulations Ken and Kris. Your exceptional work has stood out and we thank you for being valued members.
You can read Ken’s story below. We will hear from Kris when he is back from vacation.
I met Thomas and could tell he knew what he was talking about. So I decided to give the gym a try in December 2013.
One of my personal successes was when I out lifted my high school personal records on the power lifting movements. I never thought I would get back up to those numbers.
Another is how I look in the mirror. I think I weigh about the same as I did when I started, but you wouldn’t guess it from my before and after pictures.
The toughest thing for me has been when I hurt my knee running. Rehabilitation in my 40’s doesn’t go as quickly as it did when I was in my 20’s.
I try to get to the gym 5 days a week, but I end up averaging closer to 4 days a week.
My favorite movement is the Bench Press. It is by far my most powerful. However, I am really starting to like the squat now that my knee is just about back to 100%.
Running (in fact, it is my three least favorite movements)
I want to get my back squat up to 300lbs. I am only at 235 after hurting my knee, so I have a ways to go still.
I spend almost all of my time either at work (I am a CPA) at the gym, or with my family. My wife Heather is also a member of Amplified Fitness. We really enjoy going camping and going on vacations together.
Sense of family in the AM class and the motivation from the coaches.
You need this. You don’t know it yet, but you need this. After a few months of treating your body right, you will feel so much better and you will start to see results in the mirror.
3-Having a coach
4-Having balance in life
5-Have some balls