The results of our students vary depending on a variety of factors such as age, health, diet and motivation.
This was sent from Judge Linda Hopper in Allen to The Wellness coordinator for the City of Allen
Kevin, I will complete the six week program for the City of Allen Boot Camp on Friday, March 16. This is the program held from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, with Chris Sider as coach. I am very pleased with the program and can honestly tell you that it is the first exercise program I have ever followed through with. Activities consist of aerobics, strength and endurance training, as well as sessions devoted to nutrition, supplements, massage therapy, and equipment.
Over the six-week period, I reduced my body fat composition by three per cent, and lost several inches in several areas of my body. My energy level and overall health is great, and I believe I will finally commit to a healthier way of life.
I recommend this course to anyone who has similar goals, and encourage everyone, regardless of their present level of fitness, to try this program. If you have any questions, please let me know.
Are you a FAT MOM? I was.
As a stay-at-home mom - and running a full-time business from home - I found my weight growing out of control. I was dangerously close to hitting the big 200. I was probably depressed too and didn't know it - I wore my pajamas and sweats all day and continued to eat and work at my desk all day with little to no exercise.
At my son's birthday party in July 2007 a picture was taken that showed me just how out of control I was. I knew right then that I needed a complete lifestyle change. I needed someone or something to hold me accountable, to encourage me and to positively motivate me without humiliation. I sincerely found that in City Boot Camp.
Honestly, it wasn't easy rolling out of bed and being ready to work out at 5:30 a.m. The first two weeks were painful as I rediscovered muscles I hadn't flexed since high school - but I did it and I'm glad I stuck with it. I've lost 20 pounds and several inches since starting boot camp in August. I was growing out of size 16's and I'm back (comfortably) into 12's. I'll be in boot camp until I reach my reasonable goal of size 8 jeans again...but who know's. I'm addicted now to the early morning workouts and the energy that I have all day long. I may be a boot camper for life!!! If you hate being a fat mom like I did, then do something about it right now!
I just want to thank you for offering City Boot Camp in Allen. When I challenged my co-workers to join me last June, I never thought it would be such a life changing experience. I knew that I did not want to be forty and unhealthy and you helped me change not only the way I looked at exercising but my diet and overall health. I know now that I have changed my lifestyle and I have you to thank for that. 5:30 am doesn't seem so bad anymore!!
I know I look good when my teenagers tell me I don't look old anymore!!
Since that picture was taken I have lost about 50 lbs!!!
505 Benton Drive Allen, TX 75013
RE: Letter of Support for Personal Trainer Service/Amenity
This is a letter of support and appreciation for the Personal Trainers here at our apartment facility. Chris and Linda provide an hour long exercise class on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and every-other weekend to a group approximately 5-10 residents ranging in age from 7-60. It is important to note that the group of residents change due to their individual participant level and willingness to participate in a fitness program. Our typical classes involve indoor and outdoor activities and are designed to accommodate different ability levels. Our regularly participating group prefers to work with a trainer for the purposes of motivation, variety, exercise design, and to work toward a specific goal. The trainers bring equipment and skill to teach us how to do each exercise properly allowing for maximum benefit. They have a great program and even more important – have a great attitude. It is beneficial to have support for motivation, accountability, variety, and to ensure consistent progress in our work out classes. I would hope that when programs are evaluated that the Personal Trainer service is continued. I would also encourage the office staff to participate in some of these excellent classes to extend outreach into the community.
505 Benton Drive Allen, TX 75013
I am writing this letter to commend Chris Sider, the personal trainer on staff at your apartment complex. I have had the pleasure of working out with Chris at the on site facility for a little over six months now. What a great perk to living in Lansbrook! He is definitely an asset to your staff! Chris is very knowledgeable, personable and a joy to work with! He has given me inspiration to better my health and helped me develop a personal exercise and diet program. He has also motivated me to make it a part of my everyday life. One of my major goals when beginning the personal training program with Chris was to lose weight for my upcoming wedding next April. To date, I have lost over 60 pounds and am more fit that I have been in years. I look forward to continuing with this personal program and I would recommend him highly to anyone who is looking to better their lives. Thank you for going the extra mile and providing his services!