Fat Camp Stories:
Losing Weight Is Easy When You Do It With A Friend!
Gilda & Tricia both visited our California fat camp, or should we say fit camp, but met this Summer at our Arizona resort and sparked an instant friendship by being supporting, motivating and accountable to each other and having fun with it at the same time.
Tricia is a registered nurse, wife and mother to two children and travelled from Thousand Oaks, Ca. She mentioned that she had visited several wellness programs in the past, to use as a reset button when life started to feel out of balance. But it wasn’t until finding Live In Fitness that she found a program that worked for her. She chose Live-in-Fitness not only because of the structure of the program but also the camaraderie and support she received from the team and fellow clients.
Gilda is a retired systems engineer and substitute teacher. She is a mother of 2, grandmother of 6 and also a great grandmother. Gilda’s has always struggled with fluctuating weight, she always lost the weight but she struggled with maintaining it. So, she wanted to come to Live In Fitness to live life to the fullest and decided to make a lifestyle change. Fully invested and knowing it takes time to break a habit, Gilda used her savings to invest, enrich and save her life!
Here’s what they had to say about the Arizona program!
When asked, what do you like about the new location in Arizona?
This is such a great location. The intimacy of being in one location, the facility all under one roof creates a stronger connection and accountability. The team involvement with every aspect of the program is great, its honestly more than just a fat camp. Eric truly cares about each client, speaks the truth and is very motivating in lectures and as a coach. Being able to explore and enjoy the stunning views on the hikes, trails and neighborhood.
Have you been happy with your results?
Tricia- “I choose these programs as a preventative measure for myself. Two years ago I came to LIF and weighed 157 lbs. I am currently leaving the program weighing 138 lbs, losing over 10lbs and gaining over 3 lbs of muscle. My endurance and stamina have improved considerably on the hikes and I have enjoyed completing several of the advanced classes knowing that I crushed it and was given the nickname ‘Turbo Trish’”
Gilda- “Initially my goal was to be 135 lbs and a size 8 until I discovered my current lean mass is 130 lbs after taking a hydrostatic dunk test. My new goal is still a size 8-10 with a goal weight of 160 lbs. Having lost 18 lbs of fat so far and overcome several of my personal challenges and goals. I feel so much stronger, I am able to get up & down from the floor and tie my shoes. I’ve overcome a recent fall that shattered my confidence by gaining strength and knowledge. My new goals include: lowering my blood pressure, holding a plank and completing a full sit up. Live-in-Fitness provides the right balance of nutrition, exercise, support and motivation.”
What are your favorite aspects of the program?
The great additions of Dr Mike and Chef Miguel with his delicious and healthy meals served fresh every day. The friendships you build and the support system that is created.
What advice would you give to someone contemplating a program like LIF?
You have to want to work hard for your health, mental well being and wellness. Trust the process and trust the program, it really works. No more excuses….
Tricia likes to attend fitness programs by herself so as not to lose focus on her goals. This time she is leaving after finding a special bond and friendship with Gilda. Gilda was afraid to do the program by herself but found that strength in a friendship with Tricia, a friendship for life. This isn’t a Fat Camp, this is a Fit Camp!