Fitness has been important to me for different reasons at different times of my life. Now, in my 50's, with a teenage daughter, it's to be a good role model to her, but also because I feel great when I'm active, have time devoted just for me, and also to be proactive for good health and longevity. When I exercise consistently and eat healthfully and in moderation I feel great, energetic, inspired and ready to face each day with positive enthusiasm. When I deviate from this I feel it in all those aspects. This is why fitness has to be as an essential part of my day just like eating and sleeping. I have a history of health issues that is long and daunting. I need to do what I can to be and stay healthy. Plus, life is just all around better when I feel great!
~Patti H., Member
Fitness is important to me because I want to be as healthy as possible to enable me to be active and enjoy a long life. My gym has taken me out of my comfort zone and I have started making new friendships with other members. I truly believe the healthier we are the better our lives are.
~ Sarah J., Member
Fitness to me means feeling and performing at you maximum potential due to increased activity, energy, and eating clean. Before coming to Pittsburgh North Fitness my workouts were very intermittent with little to no results or change in my body, despite how well I was eating. However, working out here is different the workouts are fun and different, I never get bored and best of all I’m seeing results. After having two kids I’ve been able to increase my energy, release stress, and change my body!
~ Katherine S., Member
Fitness to me means an improved quality of life through a healthy mind, healthy body, and a healthy soul. Luckily my profession has always involved physical activity, which has helped me to stay fit. However, my workouts at PNF have made me stronger and increased my cardiovascular conditioning. Time is always the biggest obstacle for me to overcome, but by deciding to just make it a priority by making time a few days per week to workout has made all the difference.
~ Marius S., Member
Fitness has always been a big part of my life. It's important to me so that I am able to stay vibrant to be engaged in my boys lives and activities. It helps allow me to be the best me. The time spent exercising has become much more than exercising - it's the personal challenges and the personal relationships made with those I exercise with. Waking at for a 5:45 AM class isn't easy but it's so worth it.
~ Leslie C., Member
Fitness is important to me so that I am stronger as I get older. I have a job that requires me to be on my feet all day and is hard on my body. Being stronger has taken away a lot of aches and pains that come from my profession, age and past injuries. I work fitness into my schedule and make it part of my week, because it is a priority. Some weeks are busier than others, but if it’s on my schedule I go. It also has been fun working out with my husband and having time together with him. I intend to have a lot of years left in this life and I want to live them to the fullest and be the best I can be for my family. I may not be the skinniest and never will be, but I am stronger and have more energy that I have ever had in my 51 years of life.
~ Amy P., Member
Before PNF I tried running on my own and exercise programs online that didn’t really work and my nutrition was not very good. I definitely felt lost with fitness and never knew what to do when I went to the gym by myself. Now, I try to come here any where from three to four days per week. In the past year I’ve lost about 40 pounds and gained a lot of muscle and strength, in addition to more confidence and feeling better. I’m just over all healthier. I definitely recommend PNF to everyone and anyone! It’s a great experience, all the trainers are so nice, supportive, and encouraging. I just love it here!
~ Maddie S., PNF Member
"Fitness is important to me because in a way it hopefully means my husband won't have to take care of me later in life, or worse my kids. One of my greatest benefits of being fit is the wonderful times I'm having with my grandkids whether is on the playground, hiking, kayaking, or racing on the school track on the weekends. Being fit is allowing me to enjoy these moments to their fullest. Also, the stress relief is amazing and I am sleeping the best I have in years. Getting fit was the missing piece of the puzzle for me."
~ Joyce M., PNF Member
I've always been an active person, but really had not seen much of a change in my body for a long time. When the "Strong is the New Sexy" program became available at PNF, I thought...hey, why not? It turns out that cardio is NOT king, and a low-calorie diet was not the way to lose weight or tone my body. By eating almost 600 extra calories per day (what?!), and lifting heavy weights three times per week, I was able to lose eight pounds of body fat and gain four pounds of muscle. I loved this program, and would recommend it to everyone. Plus, it is fun, empowering, and badass to lift heavy weights!
~ Shannon A., PNF Member
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