A few times a year, we run fitness assessments at our Bootcamps, and my fellow trainers Scott and Trevor and I have a little meeting about who is showing a lot of improvement.

The person who has demonstrated the best effort and improvement will get to be the keeper of the coveted Fit Feels Good trophy until the next round of assessments so the stakes are HIGH:

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We all had hero stories from our classes and then Trevor mentions that ‘Chris is basically a beast now’.

I was a little surprised. I remembered Chris as hilarious and enthusiastic with a great attitude but not BEASTLY.

I had totally forgot about it until I went to visit our East End Early Risers Bootcamp in Riverdale park the other day and there’s Chris, arriving early and making me smile because he’s wearing a shirt that had originally been made for my MOTHERFUNK! dance class for mums with babies:

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And then we start to work out and yeah…he’s totally a beast now.

Not only that, but he’s taken on a leadership role in organizing a Fit Feels Good team to run the Pride Run this weekend, to raise funds for charitable organizations whose aims and activities benefit the LGBTQ community.

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And then during our cool down, the East End group just spontaneously started to tell me how much Chris inspires them to work harder and how keeping up with him is their new goal. How they had thought he had been Bootcamping for years instead of months.

In Trevor’s words:

I am so glad Chris joined our boot camp this past October. His energy and sense of humour, combined with his awesome work ethic make him an amazing person to be around.

I agree wholeheartedly.

 

Here is Chris’ Fitness Story!

Name

Chris

Age

37

Occupation

Project Manager

How long have you been training with us?

8 months (my first class was a Hallowe’en-themed, trick-or-treat workout. Weird.)

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Were you always an exerciser? What did you do for your fitness before signing up with FFG?

After  high school – where I owned the nerd side of “jocks vs nerds” – and undergrad – too busy studying/drinking – I’ve done weightlifting and jogging, on and off, for over 10 years.

Last year, I signed up for the 6-day, 600+ km Friends for Life Bike Rally, and the weekly training rides got me into fantastic shape.

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It got me thinking about whether more cardio and lighter weights would suit me better.

What made you sign up for a FFG Bootcamp?

After the Bike Rally, I returned to 2.5 months of a stressful project at work and decided to prioritize work and sleep over exercising.

Towards the end of the project, there was a beautiful Saturday afternoon and I said eff it, went for my first jog in several weeks, and jogged past a lamppost on Broadview with a FFG poster.

totally the only time these posters worked.
totally the only time these posters worked.

It sounded like exactly the mix of cardio and strength training I was looking for, so I signed up for a trial week.

How has being an FFG Bootcamper changed your life?

It’s severely cramped my Sun/Tue/Thu-evening social life

and I’ve really declined in my my ability to overeat and drink alcohol

… and it has me in the best shape of my life.

I’m not used to so many compliments about my appearance!

For instance, I recently posted a picture of myself on facebook which I meant to be a jokey-sexy, and some people commented that it was actual-sexy.

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What do you do when you are not Bootcamping?

My job is managing medical imaging device development projects; I spend my personal time biking around the city, meeting with friends for board games / room-escapes / gastro-pubs, and being on the lookout for interesting/weird concerts and events in Toronto.

What’s your major fitness goal right now?

I’ve set an ambitious goal for the 5k Pride & Remembrance run on Pride weekend.

The last time I ran it – in 2014, when my training was mainly about eating take-out and jogging twice in the month leading up to it – I finished in 400th place in 30 mins.

This year, I’m aiming to finish in the top 100 and, as a stretch goal, finish in under 20 mins.

What about coming to Bootcamp makes you jump out of bed at 5am singing the Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Music?

My trainer, my classmates, and the results!

Good times with the East End crew, stair drills with an upper body and core circuit. mmmmmm
Good times with the East End crew, stair drills with an upper body and core circuit. mmmmmm

What exercise or drill makes you cower under your bed covers and pretend you don’t hear your alarm?

I can deal with burpees and hill runs – it’s the abs workouts that really slow me down.

Best/funniest bootcamp moment?

During a recent FFG fitness-assessment class, I planked for just over 5 minutes, and I thought, “holy crap, I’m that guy.

(Oonagh’s note: Chris did a 5 min plank and yet he says it’s the abs stuff that really slow him down.)

What advice would you give someone who is just starting out with FFG Bootcamps or just thinking about it?

Sign up for at least a full month!

One class or one week will make you think that FitFeelsBad.

It took me a couple months to get past surviving class to really feeling like I was keeping up and could push myself to do better.

What is the accomplishment or personal milestone you are most proud of?

Maybe “that I’m most grateful to FFG for” would be more accurate:

At the end of January, I went on a G Adventures tour called Peru Multi-Sport.

We hiked/camped the Inca trail (max altitude 13,000 ft),

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kayaked Lake Titicaca (altitude: same),

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went mountain climbing (and I was scared for 2 hours straight),
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and more, and it was HARD… it was an incredible trip andshudder to think of how it would have gone down if I didn’t have a few months of FFG under my belt to build my fitness and resilience.


This is what I’m talking about. We don’t do burpees so we can get better at burpees. We do burpees so we can get better at LIFE… and do awesome stuff like Chris does.

Is anyone else totally jealous of Chris’ amazing trip? Anyone curious as to weather he met his goal at the Pride run? Leave a comment below and congratulate Chris on all his hard work!

Michelle’s Fitness Story!

Michelle is one of our East End Early Risers and according to her trainer, Trevor,

‘Michelle is super sweet, and fun but also extremely fierce in her workouts. I consider her a leader in class because her positive outlook helps make everyone’s class experience better.’

What’s not to love about that? Read on for Michelle’s Fitness Story!

Name:

Michelle

Age:

28

Occupation:

Book Publicist

How long have you been training with us?

16 months!

Were you always an exerciser? What did you do for your fitness before signing up with FFG?

I’ve never been naturally athletic and have tried lots of different ways to consistently exercise. I’ve done yoga, step classes, spin classes, weight classes, but it was always pretty on-and-off.

Can anyone else relate to this?
Can anyone else relate to this?

What made you sign up for a FFG Bootcamp ?

I was trying to get fit before my wedding last summer and my friend Kaitlyn had been asking me for months to just try this early morning Bootcamp.

I thought I’d sign up for 6 weeks and be done with it, but I got hooked!

Michelle and her BFF and fellow Riverdale Bootcamper Kaitlyn
Michelle and her BFF and fellow Riverdale Bootcamper Kaitlyn (one of our first featured Bootcampers)

How have the program changed your life?

It has changed so much!

I feel strong for the first time in my life.

I can go for a bike ride without worrying about not being fit enough to keep up.

I can fit into all of my clothes.

I feel confident wearing clothes that aren’t baggy and actually show my arms.

Just Michelle being gorgeous and fun on her wedding day last summer
Just Michelle being gorgeous and fun on her wedding day last summer

What do you do when you are not Bootcamping?

I read, walk my dog Tucker, drink wine with my book club, and eat a lot of gummy candy.

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What’s your major fitness goal right now?

I want to keep getting stronger. I still do pushups from my knees, so I’d love to progress to a standard pushup.

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What about coming to Bootcamp makes you jump out of bed at 5am singing the Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Music?

The people! It’s like hanging out with friends at 6AM.
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What exercise or drill makes you cower under your bed covers and pretend you don’t hear your alarm?

Hill runs and anything with abs.

Best/funniest bootcamp moment?

This is hard to choose! I loved bringing my little sister to Bootcamp and see her unexpectedly dominate the hill runs.

The riverdale hill is disgusting but the early morning view is worth it. This was the day that Michelle's sister killed it.
The riverdale hill is disgusting but the early morning view is worth it. This was the day that Michelle’s sister killed it.

Also, face swapping with our instructor Trevor:

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This is so disturbing

What advice would you give someone who is just starting out with us or just thinking about it?

The early mornings really aren’t that bad. You get used to them. And it’s a great feeling when you finish work for the day and know that you can just relax because you already exercised.

The Fit Feels Good team having mimosas after the Sporting Life 10K
The Fit Feels Good team having mimosas after the Sporting Life 10K

What is the accomplishment or personal milestone you are most proud of?

I ran a 10K this year!

Running has been a big fear of mine and when I told my dad that I was training for a 10K he really didn’t believe me.

But the whole east end crew trained together which made it fun and I am proud to say that I ran the whole thing without stopping.

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Killing 10k like nbd


Take it from a trainer – going 10K without stopping is nothing to sneeze at!

Take a moment to congratulate Michelle on all her hard work over the last 16 months in the comments below!

If Ben Kaplan and I went to the same high school, we probably would have bumped into each other trying to sneak cigarettes behind a portable. (He probably wouldn’t have talked to me, though – because he’s got much cooler taste in music.)

Now Ben and I both find ourselves in the surreal position of being all old and fitness-y. Ben is the General Manager of iRun magazine and the author of Feet Don’t Fail Me Now, The Rogue’s Guide to Running the Marathon.

In his book, Ben tells you a bit about his journey from a ‘degenerate barfly’ to a Boston Marathon runner  – and then provides you with a plan about how you make the transformation yourself; in exactly one year. 

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This is the man who got Rob Ford to go for a run.

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Imagine what he could do for you.

Ben also writes about music for the National Post and includes glimpses into the running lives of musicians. Apparently Alanis Morisette had to listen to ‘Survivor’ by Destiny’s Child on repeat when she ran the New York City Marathon. Slash from Guns and Roses really hates running but he watches TV and just gets it done.

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In reading Ben’s awesome interview below, it’s clear that Ben and I agree one thing:

Getting in shape doesn’t have to be so fucking SERIOUS.

So many people are out there  talking about form and progressions and intervals and that people are paralyzed and they end up doing nothing because they think they can do it wrong.

You can’t do it wrong. Just move.

In the intro to Ben’s book, he writes:

This is your book and it’s a rogue’s guide. Start wherever, read whatever, skip wherever, run however. It’s not a textbook, it’s an outline and a motivational screed. Use it any way you want…just don’t forget to lace up your shoes.

Ben and I also agree that it helps to have some sweet tunes.  So I’ve included a wicked running workout that coordinates the best Jock Rock anthems to an awesomeley effective and FUN mix of Low Intensity Steady State (LISS) and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). It’s appropriate for any level and you will feel so cocky and badass by the end. Click here to download

Here it is. Rock you like a hurricane.

And then read on to find out what got Ben out of the bars and to the Boston marathon:

Were you always an exerciser? If not, how did you start?

No, not really.

I used to ditch cross country to smoke cigarettes in high school.

But, I started think about settling down. I got married. And eventually bought a house and you know what comes next: children.

It was time to make a change and that’s when the Born to Run book came out. I found it when I was looking for something and since I was writing for the National Post at the time, editor Ben Errett asked me to write about the book. I put myself in the story, started running, and have run ever since. That was six years ago.

You make an argument in your book, Feet Don’t Fail Me Now, that we humans are made to run. Tell us about that.

I really stole that from Born to Run but the point is: our necks, ankles, heels, Achilles tendons and cardiovascular systems are all distinctive and all built primarily for one purpose: running long distances.

Back in the day (the prehistoric day), we used to chase down our dinner for dinner because man ate meat before we had spears.

We ran animals into cardiac arrest.

You hear a lot about ‘runner’s high’ and ‘hitting the wall’. What has been the high of your running life and what was a wall you thought you would never get over?

The high was probably the Boston Marathon and it was the wall, too.

At that point, I was a running nut, obsessed with my running times. But in Boston, the year the before the bombings, it was super hot. I didn’t alter my race plan and quickly it became apparent I had no chance of reaching my goals. This can be devastating. But at that moment I made a decision: I wasn’t going to be ruled by my watch. So I cranked up Nothing As it Seems (live version) on my iPod:

and started running again, while playing an air guitar and the people on the sidelines went nuts.

We have the power to control the Wall and the Runner’s High — these aren’t things that arbitrarily happen to us. We all have agency.

How has being active changed your life?

My daughter wants to run the marathon. She’s four years old.

What do you do when you are not running?

I’m seeing Hayden this month at Massey Hall. I also want to go see Kevin Drew’s art show. I love music. It makes me spiritually renewed.

What’s your major fitness goal right now?

I want to break three hours at the Toronto Marathon.

What do you do to psych yourself up when you just REALLY DON’T FUCKING FEEL LIKE IT?

I know by now that a bad run is better than eating a box of Triscuits.

I feel better about myself when I fight, and don’t wallow. So even if I don’t want to go, generally once I turn the first corner onto College Street from my house, I can get into it. But a few jumping jacks and the live version of Anthems for a 17 Year Old Girl on YouTube get me out the door:

Besides, spring will be here soon and getting outside is a good way to suntan.

Any funny running moment?

Sometimes I get stomach issues but I’ll leave that there.

And instead talk about an inspiring running moment – which was running with my mom when we did a 5K this past summer and she ran the single toughest gutsiest one legged refuse to give up race I’d ever been proud enough to have seen.

I have a picture of us running that race in a frame in my office (which is really our house basement surrounded by broken kid toys and crap; still, the picture is grand and my mom is the best).

What advice would you give someone who is just starting out with us or just thinking about it?

Have fun with it.

We all have plenty of grief in our lives. Things that suck. Things we can’t control.

Exercising, especially with someone upbeat and talented and positive and nurturing and kind like you (Oonagh)-  is a good thing. It’s stress relief. It makes you look good, feel good. Gives you something to do for yourself, that nobody can touch. It’s a selfish thing. A wonderful thing. And it can change your life.

What is the accomplishment or personal milestone you are most proud of?

Staying consistent for my wife and kids and being a decent human being when the chips are down.

I have my moments but all in all, I think I’ve found a decent way to live.


Don’t you wish you could go for a run with air-guitaring Ben and his awesome mum? If so, leave a comment below and congratulate Ben on all his had work!

(and don’t forget to download your super fun Rock n Roll run: Here it is. Rock you like a hurricane.

When I asked Natasha for some photos to accompany this story, her response was the kind of thing I hear often from my clients:

“I will have to dig one up…I’m always the one behind the camera”

(or I’ll also hear:

…I like to hide behind my cute kid

or

…Can I take one later when I look better/less tired/thinner?)

Natasha is so self aware that she realized this lack of photos is lame and set out to document her awesome active self – sans kids. And we are not talking about a gym mirror belfie here…just your STANDARD TRAPEZE IN FRONT OF A TIGER MURAL  action shot (see below). In her own awesome words: “ALONE AND UNAPOLOGETIC”

LOVE IT.

This is what the West End trainer Scott Bussel had to say about Natasha:

“She’s as as dedicated and determined as she is hilarious and good spirited at 6:00am. She’s improved in every facet of her fitness and has even taken on the recent 28 Day Transformation Challenge with positive results. Whether Natasha is cursing at me for that extra burpee during out workout (sorry!) or dropping Neil DeGrasse Tyson knowledge during warm-ups our crew is always a bit more colorful with her presence.”

You’ll love Natasha’s Fitness Story!

 

Name:

Natasha Teoli

Age:

45

Occupation:

Self-Employed & Momstuff: Keeping kid happy; walking the dog; consulting on mental health advocacy; starting my own business.

 

How long have you been training with us?

 About a year

Were you always an exerciser? What did you do for your fitness before signing up with FFG?

 

I’ve always been active – as a teen it was easy – basketball & soccer in the fair seasons, downhill skiing in the foul ones. It was fun and natural. Then, once school ended, so did the “fun” fitness.

I did Nautalus (remember that!?!) in the 80s, aerobics in the 90s, and was always a member of a gym in the 00s (notice I say “member” but not that I actually regularly frequented said gyms).

But I never really loved any of those things. As I got older I became a sort of “all or nothing” kind fitnesser. I picked up jogging and wanted desperately to become one of those “ooohhh….I LOVE running soooo much!” kind of people.

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It never happened. I never loved it. I did it, but every day was a slog. So I had to shame myself into it by committing to half-marathons. But as soon as the race was over I’d allow the “recovery” days to last for months. Then I’d start training again for another race….and the cycle would start over again.

Then, a few years ago, in my early 40s, I discovered trapeze and fell in love. It was the first real fitness activity I found that made me excited and looking forward to the next time I went. I felt like a kid again. Pure joy.

What made you sign up for a FFG Bootcamp and the 28 Day Challenge?

Bootcamp:  I signed up for the West End Early Risers because I knew I needed a regular exercise regime so I could build up my energy – for life – and also so I could take my trapeze to another level. I hate gyms. I am not good at holding my own feet to the fire. I love being told what to do. I love being accountable to others. All those social pressures work on me. So Bootcamp seemed to be a perfect fit. And it is!

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Natasha and the West End crew after killing a special Winter Solstice workout outdoors on the darkest day of the year

28 Day Challenge: I was in a Florida airport checking email after 7 wifi-free days of a gluttonous Caribbean cruise and saw Oonagh’s email inviting me to join this “28 Day Challenge” thing. The deadline was “NOW” so I had to decide, sight unseen, if I was going to do it. I tend to dive into things before thinking, and was feeling grossly slothy and bloated, so I said, “Fo shizzle…count me in!”

 

I jumped at it because Bootcamp, alone, wasn’t doing it for me. Despite regular 4xweekly exercise for almost a year, I felt I wasn’t near where I should be energy-wise or weight-wise. I was still hauling my arse out of bed at 5am for Bootcamp and could barely make it to the coffee maker to get that “hit” to get me going. After Bootcamp I’d have to fight to not take a nap (the double-edged sword of working from home). I felt like there was something missing. I had suspected the missing piece was food.

Little did I know how quickly the 28 Day Challenge would change my life!

How have the programs changed your life?

Energy. Clarity. Optimism.

I feel like a member of a cult when I start talking about Bootcamp – and the 28 Day Challenge, in particular.

The Challenge was truly a Transformation. It got the right nutrients in my body at the right intervals, and in the right order. After the 3rd day I realized what I was supposed to feel like energy-wise all along. I was euphoric! With the 28 Day Challenge, I was forced to look ahead to the next day (and even just to the next few hours) and really think about what I needed to do in order to get that magical food in me.

Knowing my sedentary nature (I’m sure my spirit animal is a sloth), and that I do respond really well to structure and…GASP…rules

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Bootcamp and the 28 Day Transformation have given me a sustainable structure for all areas of my life…and the motivation keep it up. I’m a much better person for it.

This is Natasha and her team winning the 10K Step Challenge last year.
This is Natasha and her team winning the 10K Step Challenge last year.

What do you do when you are not Bootcamping?

I’m kind of finding my way to creating a “Life” right now.

I spent the first part of my life exploring and working in a bunch of areas from permaculture (building straw bale houses & composting toilets) – to advocating for mental healthcare…all the while tinkering contentedly and creatively in my shudio (shed+studio).

Last year I decided to get off the conventional work train and am starting my own company that (I now realize) combines my love of sustainability, helping people, and working with my hands. The goal of my new venture is to help people “rekindle” (give new life to) unused sentimental clothing and textiles; to help people transition from one stage of life into another by transforming old, unused, yet cherished clothing — full of memories and stories — into something new that will be appreciated and bring joy. In other words, I turn precious socks, sweaters, onesie, etc. into scarves, pillows, quilts, ponchos…

 

What’s your major fitness goal right now?

On my next birthday (July 22) I will  do:

5 consecutive pullups,

a cartwheel,

land in the splits…

then throw up my horn hands and unapologetically declare,

“Suck it ‘middle age’!”

(I’ve never done a cartwheel. I’m not even close to a split. I can do 2 pullups without cheating.)

Then, if I feel like it,

I’ll do a wall-sit, with a glass of red wine,

and make it my bitch.

 

(Note from Oonagh – THIS IS MY FAVOURITE FITNESS GOAL EVER. I’m changing all my assessment templates to reflect progressing towards this moment only.)

 

What about coming to Bootcamp makes you jump out of bed at 5am singing the Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Music?

Or what did you love about the 28 Day Challenge?

I LOVE that –  thanks to the Challenge – I don’t need COFFEE anymore to get my motor running. I have my morning Mojo and that’s all I need to get my arse to Bootcamp – fog-free.

I LOVE that this Challenge has given me true energy and I find that it manifests in how I feel during whatever HIIT SH*T you throw at us on any given MWF. I can go all out for a TABATA and collapse…but I now actually RECOVER between the sets and am energized to keep going. It’s so frigging amazing to find myself genuinely smiling between the tears – and to feel that energy continue throughout the day (no more naps!!!)

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This is the HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) sh*t that Natasha is so fond of. A pic of her West End crew on a dark Monday morning like no big deal.

 

What exercise or drill makes you cower under your bed covers and pretend you don’t hear your alarm? B-squared: Bear crawls & Burpees.

 

Or what was the worst moment of the Challenge for you?

First 2 days of the 2nd Challenge. Migraine, shakes, technicolour yawns. Nasty business. Everything after that has been sunshine & unicorns.

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Best/funniest Bootcamp/ Challenge moment?

Kind of a combination…I remember Day 3 of our first Challenge (the first day we feel human again after the two initial torture days) – walking into Bootcamp and looking at Erin, who was also doing the Challenge.

We just looked at each other and laughed at our shared experience – how absolutely shitty we felt for 2 days…but that morning we felt we could fly. It was such an incredible surge of energy and joy. Kind of like we discovered this Holy Grail that we couldn’t remotely ever explain to anyone else who hadn’t experienced it. It was cool.

What advice would you give someone who is just starting out with us or just thinking about it?

Don’t think too much. Just do it. Seriously. You don’t have time NOT to take control of your health. It’s the cornerstone & foundation of E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G in life!

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Yes, it’s a time commitment; but it’s the most important time commitment you can make. It may feel like a slog but, if you keep at it, you’ll wake up one day and say, “Ohhh….I get it now!” and never look back.

What is the accomplishment or personal milestone you are most proud of?

Having kept with Bootcamp for a year and getting through the 28 Day Challenge…twice….I know that I’ve created new lifelong habits that I’m not going to piss away.

For the first time (probably since being a teenager) I feel truly fit and healthy. I can’t wait to see what the universe has to offer next!

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And leave Natasha a comment below to congratulate her on all her hard work!!

 

 

 

 

Cheryl’s Fitness Story

This month’s Fitness Story is Cheryl, one of our East End Early Risers.  In her trainer Trevor’s words:
“Cheryl is hilarious, witty and all around awesome! She’s a hard worker and seriously tough. Even tougher then she realizes I think. I’m so proud of all her hard work and can’t imagine our gang without her. Oh and she throws a pretty killer party too!”

Name

Cheryl

Age

33

Occupation

Pianist

How long have you been training with us?

1.5 ish years

Were you always an exerciser? What did you do for your fitness before signing up with FFG?

I have always tried to get onto an exercise regime – dance, yoga, pilates, at home work out videos, gym memberships that would go to waste…
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What made you sign up for a FFG Bootcamp and the 28 Day Challenge?

I signed up for FFG early risers because I was too busy to fit any exercise into my day and it was across the street from home! 

For the 28 Day challenge…well, despite exercise, I got lazy with my food and ate take out all the time/drank lots of wine and needed to get back into my pants.

How have the programs changed your life?

I’m definitely the most fit I’ve ever been.
(Let’s say I NEVER ran before FFG and stuck to yoga and pilates based workouts)
And I’ve now changed my diet and am eating about 85% on the 28 day plan as well as meal planning/cooking most of my own food.
…it feels great energy wise and I’m back into all my clothes!

What do you do when you are not Bootcamping?

Performing strange music, running an arts organization or teaching piano

What’s your major fitness goal right now?

Learning to enjoy running…

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What about coming to Bootcamp makes you jump out of bed at 5am singing the Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Music? Or what did you love about the 28 Day Challenge?

The social aspect for both – love the East end crew and the online group was pretty great (and often hilarious) for the 28 day challenge
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What exercise or drill makes you cower under your bed covers and pretend you don’t hear your alarm?

 Boxing. Would rather do a whole class of Burpees.
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Cheryl just signed her East End team up for a whole class of burpees

Best/funniest bootcamp/ Challenge moment?

Having celebratory beers after the Alpha Obstacle course. But honestly, it was pretty cool that Trevor kept pace with me for the entire 6K of that race even though I was going about as fast as a turtle!
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Trevor is (deservedly) a much-loved trainer (and let’s face it – he’s seriously working that tire-overhead-look in this picture).

What advice would you give someone who is just starting out with us or just thinking about it?

Don’t be intimidated by 6 am workouts..they are pretty great way to start the day once you get used to it

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What is the accomplishment or personal milestone you are most proud of?

Running the Alpha Course last July – never in my life thought I would do something like that
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That is one muddy pianist.

 

Leave a comment below to congratulate Cheryl on all her hard work and suffering through those boxing classes!