I have fallen in love with this place. The classes are full of fun and motivation, the members have become friends and not just people who work out next to me. The coaches are motivating, knowledgeable, and can help individuals of all skill levels. I have never been big on working out and now I race out the door after work to make it to class. Joining was one of the best decisions I've ever made.
Coach Ivan is known around the
gym for his ability to motivate and cheer his students
His own experience with injury
and the struggle to get back in shape helped mold his positive
“I was on a roll with my boxing
training until I sprinted after a ball playing soccer and herniated
my back. I was depressed dealing with pain/numbness in my left leg
until I decided to get surgery.”
He wasn’t able to do any
training for 6 weeks after the surgery. He started to gain weight
from the lack of activity, and found comfort in food.
A stern realization turned the
tide: “One day I told myself, ‘I’m either going to get better one
day at a time or I’m going to make myself worse. The choice to make
a change is my responsibility, and no one is going to make it for
That mental shift gave him the
motivation he needed. His physical condition didn’t change over
night. But it gave him the grit and force-of-will to show up for
himself every day, “all the way to where now I’m a
This experience also gives him
unique insight into what someone embarking on a new health journey
“Although much of the pain is
physical, most of your success comes from your mental strength.
Becoming successful requires some commitment, some sacrifice, some
perseverance, and a good attitude.”
His class is great place to
nurture this mental strength. He designs challenging workouts. You
can expect him to explain the muscles you’re working and to guide
you through the movements, but then you’ll see him work out and
sweat with you during the class.
“What I love about fitness
training and our gym is that anytime you are there you are making
some sort of progress. You’ll make friends you’ll do workouts that
are more enjoyable than a treadmill, and you’ll start to build
confidence in your ability to do something healthy for yourself.
It’s a great way to stay strong in your body, your heart, and your
Classes: Kickboxing, Bootcamp,