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Member Spotlight: Diane G

Member Of The Quarter Q1 2017: Diane Gerritis 

The Ready To Reclaim Her Body Executive 

“I am losing inches, gaining muscle; my body looks and feels so much better ! My stamina has increased and I am able to exercise without hurting myself which feels great”

As a personal trainer for over 20 years, I have to say, Diane is one of the most committed  people ever to come into one of our St Pete Boot Camp group fitness training programs !

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Diane started with us for our Total Body Transformation Challenge back in January on a mission to get herself healthy.


Overweight , sedentary for years  and living in a body with a variety of injuries and neck and back issues, she wasn’t sure a group program was for her. After she came to check out  our group personal training camp in Old NE and talked to some of our members, she immediately signed up.


She came in afraid of getting injured as had happened in  past attempts at “getting back into shape” but we knew

we had the solution she needed! She came in committed, trusted the process and has fast become one of our group favorites.


When I say committed, I mean REALLY committed. She has come in the rain and while in the middle of a move. Not only that, she hits her camp on the way home from her job in North Tampa to her home on Tierra Verde and frequently makes the drive from Tierra Verde to our North Shore Location to get in an extra workout on Saturdays! Oh, and did I mention, she frequently travels out of state for work?


I will let you here the rest from Diane Herself:

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How long have you been doing a Fitness St Pete Boot Camp Program and why did you start?  I have attended camp 3 x per week since the beginning of the year.


What kinds of results have you achieved so far?  I lost a total of 20 pounds since I started. More importantly,  I am losing inches and gaining muscle ; my body looks and feels so much better.

What are the two or three biggest benefits you’ve experienced since becoming a St Pete Boot Camp Group fitness member? I like the “teamwork” aspect of the classes. Being with a group of people and sharing our ups and downs over time is priceless, encouraging and drives us to results.


Where did you grow up?  Washington, DC


Hobbies/Interests outside of camp? Traveling, visiting new places

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How has your fitness level/health improved since becoming a Fitness St Pete Boot Camp I Tierra Verde Fitness group  training member? My stamina has increased a lot. I am able to exercise without hurting myself, which feels great!


Favorite Fitness St Pete Boot Camp I Tierra Verde Fitness group fitness  exercise? Battle Ropes, Planks, Pilates, Back Rehab – because I really need it


Least favorite Fitness St Pete Boot Camp I  Tierra Verde Fitness 

group  training exercise? Push-ups, Crab walking


How has your program compared with your expectations?I was very skeptical that this would work for me, so I have been very pleased.


Please describe how your Fitness St Pete Boot Camp I Tierra Verde Fitness Group Fitness Program has specifically helped you achieve success with your fitness level. While I have a long way to go still, I am confident and improving myself regularly, which is not something a lot of 55 year olds can say.

Tell us an interesting or unusual fact about yourself. I am a middle child (4 of 6), however, I was the baby for over 4 years, and was the de facto oldest for the last three children born.

What would you say to someone on the fence about making a change & committing to their goals? If not now, then when? Just showing up is ¾ of the work the rest will follow.

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Committed To Your Success And Awesomeness,
Dianne Villano – Your Personal Fitness & Body Transformation Expert


P.S.  See more Fitness St Pete Boot Camp Success Stories

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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.

Raving Fans

"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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