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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Heather S

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Client Of the Month December 2015:  Heather Soechtig

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The Over 40 Working Mom

“I  was looking for a personal trainer and joined the Tierra Verde Fitness Group Fitness Training  Program because I was fed up with the ups and downs of extreme dieting. I was scared because I was not sure I could handle the workouts. “

Heather started with us on November 5th last year, a time when most are neck deep in “it’s the Holidays. I want to enjoy them and  worry about it after the holidays are over” mode. As a personal trainer in St Petersburg, I don’t think I’ve seen many people come in as determined and committed as Heather.

Not only did she manage to drop 4 lbs and 6′ in a month where most people are gaining weight while enjoying friends, family and festivities, she managed to make it to all 8 of her scheduled camp sessions! (yes, it is possible to enjoy your favorite foods, train 2X a week and see massive results)

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What makes her even more remarkable is the fact that she is an over 40 working mother who is also working on a degree in her “spare” time  AND hosted a group of 20 for Thanksgiving !!

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I will let Heather tell you the rest of her story ….

Where did you grow up? South Tampa

Hobbies/Interests outside of camp? Fishing, hunting, playing guitar and cooking

Favorite Tierra Verde Fitness Group Training exercise? Hmmm, probably using resistance bands

Least favorite Tierra Verde Fitness Group training  exercise? Crab Crawls

How long have you been doing a  Tierra Verde Fitness Group Training Program and why did you start? Almost two months, because I was tired of yoyo dieting and wanted to learn how to live a healthy lifestyle.

Please describe how your Tierra Verde Fitness Group Training Program has specifically helped you achieve success with your fitness level, fitness goals or health: Dianne is extremely motivating. She makes me feel like I am getting individual attention even though I am in a group setting and is always there to answer any questions I have.

Dianne has helped me to realize that my goal is not just about losing weight; it is about leading a healthier lifestyle, getting stronger, and working out areas of dysfunction in my body. The only workouts I really did in the past was some weightlifting and walking. I have also learned how to maximize my time and calorie burn with my workouts.

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How has your outlook on fitness changed since becoming a group fitness program member? After each workout I feel great and I am proud of what I have accomplished. I enjoy the people I work out with.

How has your group fitness program compared with your expectations? I was used to starving myself to lose weight, so at first the meal plan felt like I was cheating. But it is so doable and realistic way to live. It is not a diet..it is a meal plan for life!

Tell us an interesting or unusual fact about yourself:  My husband bought me a shot gun not too long ago because I thought it was fun shooting skeet.  I never thought I would be getting up at 3:30am and sitting in a duck blind in full camo… But I really enjoy hunting and love that my husband and I have another hobby we can enjoy together.

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What would you say to someone on the fence about making a change & committing to their goals? I would say to some on the fence just go for it. You can do it. My teenage son has come to some of the workouts with me. In the beginning he asked me if I enjoy the workouts. I said “I’m not sure if I enjoy them but I feel good when I am done. He said “It would really be better if you enjoyed it mom”.  I did not see that as being a possibility, but here I am, I really enjoy it!


If you want to be like Heather and learn how to eat more, train less and step off the starvation diet merry go round forever in a fun and supportive environment, it all starts with a FREE success session. Click HERE to claim yours now. 

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Committed To Your Success And Awesomeness,
Dianne Villano – Your Personal Body Sculpting Expert

 

P.S. Have You Met Leanne, This ready to give up and accept extra weight and fatigue that was ready to accept it as “life as an almost 50 year old”  dropped 10 pounds and 11′ and said “If You Really Want To Make A Change To Feel And Look Great, You Really Need To Do This! This Has Changed My Life!” Check out her inspiring story HERE 

13 responses to “MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Heather S”

  1. […] Heather S (over 40 working mother) out at our Tierra Verde evening camp started last November and  lost 4 pounds and 6 inches and is still going strong . We NEVER get tired of hearing “I can’t believe I’m still with it. This is the longest I’ve ever stuck with anything” !  You can read more of Heather’s inspiring story HERE  […]

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Dianne Villano

Your Personal Body Shaping Expert

Hello, my name is Dianne Villano. I help busy men and women over 35 who struggle to look and feel their best and teach them how to eat more, train less, and get better results than they’ve ever experienced.

St. Pete & Tierra Verde residents come to me when all else has failed and they have reached a breaking point of finally being ready to achieve the body of their dreams.

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"I didn’t think this weight loss program would be so easy! I dropped 20 pounds eating deliscious foods and working out 3X/week. I know I keep saying that but it’s true! At 63 years old I thought I’d never look and feel this good again! Seriously, I feel like 40 now" - Pattie A, Tierra Verde, Fl

"As a 10X full Ironman finisher, I foolishly came in thinking it would be easy given my background and boy was I wrong. Every time you think you’re getting the hang of it Dianne adds an extra twist to increase the difficulty . I lost 10 lbs and my strength increased." - Tony S , St Pete. Fl

"I had my doubts when I came in on the 14 day rapid results program, however I have become a true believer in the program. In 2 weeks, I had already begun seeing results, both physically and mentally. I feel better, make healthier food choices (most of the time), and am excited for every workout. I thoroughly enjoy the group setting and I appreciate the opportunity to develop new friendships with the other group members!" - Caren, St Pete

"After interviewing a number of different trainers, I met Dianne. My initial impression was that she was knowledgeable in her field and extremely enthusiastic. Being a physician, it was very important that I work with a trainer that had a solid understanding of the science behind the exercises, understood the importance of a multifaceted approach to to a wellness a lifestyle, including not only the physical exercise regimen but also the n nutritional and psychological aspects of their client in order to help them achieve a sustainable, healthy lifestyle for the long haul The bottom line is this: If you a are serious and committed to getting yourself in shape and developing a healthy a and sustainable nutrition and fitness program, then Custom Bodies is where you need to go….It’s as simple as that." - Dr. Michael Sprintz

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