Fit Factory Fitness Client Results | 2015 Makeover Winners



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Sometimes life gives you lemons and you decide if you want to make lemonade with it or not. I once lived a very unhealthy lifestyle where I would never exercise, drink a lot of alcohol and eat a lot of junk food. For the most part, I lived happily in the moment. I wasn't fat but I also wasn't great. For me, it was when some life changing events happened to me two years ago, when I decided I'm going to take my energy in bettering myself. I realized I wasn't getting any younger, so let's create the "best version of Jenny".

I'm a huge believer of finding your soul mate ever since I was a kid. You know that feeling when you feel like you found something you've always been looking for and your dopamine and endorphins are going off the charts? That's how I felt when I found Fit Factory. Fit Factory is my soul mate work out. I finally found something I've been looking for that challenges me and make me better every day. Each class is challenging in its own way depending on who is teaching but you are guaranteed an amazing work out. I remember my first month joining FFF I was pretty good, maybe mediocre but I knew I wanted to be better. I strive to be better than myself yesterday.. Or just not be the last person to finish a Roshanda speed drill.. LOL! You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. These kick ass workouts designed by Fit Factory might not be for everyone but try it out anyway because this fitness journey is about finding your soul mate work out.

- Jenny


It's not always about losing weight. Sometimes its about gaining strength,becoming healthy again and feeling confident. We have all been through some tough battles in out life time. Whether its emotionally, physically or mentally, there has come a time where we have all struggled. One year ago i was almost anorexic and my body was really weak. I over-trained and i was doing 2 classes everyday even though I was extremely exhausted. My body was telling me to take a break but I didn’t listen to my body.  I am now fully recovered. I don’t weigh myself anymore, I feel so much stronger,happier and healthier. The most important thing is that I have learned to to be confident in who i am, proud of what I have achieved and most of all LOVE myself.

After I moved back to Hong Kong, it was difficult for me to find a gym like FFF because the trainers in Hong Kong don’t really push you to go beyond the limits and the environment is just so different so I lost my motivation. The trainers in Hong Kong write down the whole workout on the board and we have to finish the workout on our own. Fit Factory Fitness is different because the instructors are full of surprises and you will never know what you will be doing next. I am so happy that I can finally come back here and train with everyone. I found my motivation once again and I am feeling determinated.

I would like to say thank you to Fit Factory family for all the support and encouragement. 

To everyone out there, Life is too short to live it for someone else. Don’t worry about whether people will like or accept you because people will judge you no matter what. Be confident in who you are, be proud of what you have achieved and LOVE yourself because none is going to do that for you.

- Natasha


Claire's transformation was featured on the Huffington Post!

I've always been active and into sport (played sports professionally, being in the fitness industry), but the last few years, I concentrated on my career and gained a massive amount of weight. I was getting sick often -- once a month, I'd catch a cold/flu and I was pretty sick of being sick. I was still active, but I was doing the same thing all the time. I needed to shock my body somehow, and in summer, I decided to get a groupon at Fit Factory! I fell in love with the classes and within the first month, did 22 classes. The classes are perfect and intense which pushed me to the next level of fitness.

Today, I'm the fittest I've ever been!

- Claire


"Results of constancy, dedication, patience and will power. It doesn't matter how long it took me to change, what matters is your willingness.

We can all achieve whatever we want regardless of boundaries. Nobody will do the change for you. It doesn't apply physically only, it also applies for your life.

I had no idea how fast we can change our life and body if we never forget our goal. Boot camp and boxing classes at Fit Factory Fitness are tough but every minute is worthy and paid off sooner than you think.

A big thank you to my best work out buddy who introduced me to Fit Factory Fitness (Emmanuel). Since then I got addicted to these classes. Thanks to all the instructors for all the motivation yells. The more you push yourself everyday the faster you'll see the results.

If I did it, anyone can. Never give up"

- Diego


"At a time when the majority of my friends were getting plastic surgery to achieve their desired look I decided to give Fit Factory a try before seeing a surgeon. I wanted to prove to myself that I could be the change I sought to see. And prove is exactly what I've had to do each and every day.

From the moment I started class I instantly knew that my dream body would not be created by a scalpel but by my own hard work and dedication. 

It hasn't been easy but each day I feel challenged, excited and motivated to improve. There are days when I don't want to come to class because I've had a nonstop day at the office or little to no sleep the night before but as soon as I enter the studio I know that I've made the right decision to persevere.  

The instructors are extremely knowledgeable and foster a sense of team spirit amongst the members which makes the time go by rather quickly. What makes this boot camp different from others I've tried is the fact that you can't give up or stop without the instructor or team members ushering or even cheering you on to continue. 

My friends, family and coworkers are probably tired of hearing me go on and on about the wonders of these classes but I talk about it to everyone I know because I truly believe that magic happens inside the walls of Fit Factory. I've lost 4 inches and 17 pounds in less than two months and without having to pay thousands of dollars to a plastic surgeon and I wish everyone could feel as good as I do on the inside UH-RAH!!!"

- Chrissy T


Karen's transformation was featured on the Huffington Post!

"I have always been a heavy set girl... I never had the motivation and encouragement I needed to reach my goals and become a healthier happier me until Fit Factory Fitness. The classes are so exciting and new it always keeps me guessing and pushing myself to my personal limit. I can’t imagine where I would be without the help of the instructors and the supportive staff, thank you for helping me find the strength to be a better me and for the confidence. I never knew I could look and feel this great and I can’t wait to see where this fitness journey will take me!!!"

- Karen


"My husband purchased 30 days for me after I kept complaining that I wanted to lose the baby fat. After my 30 days I was hooked! I still thank him for getting me the trial. I absolutely LOVE Fit Factory!!! I enjoy the workouts and the whole FFF environment - they are simply the best!

Baby fat is gone and the energy I get after the classes is just amazing and exactly what I need to keep up with my little boy. The instructors are truly amazing and always pushing me and motivating me. I feel great and always come back for more ;) I couldn't be happier with my body!

Thank you FFF - You make me feel and look fantastic :)"

- Marisol


"I didn’t know my full potential until I was introduced to Fit Factory Fitness! What an amazing journey it has been! My initial goal was to get my body "bikini ready" - I was just so tired of being overweight and unhealthy. I was definitely that girl saying: "I will get to it tomorrow".  On a whim and a Google search ;) I was introduced to Fit Factory.

WOW! With the amazing trainers and all of the wonderful staff at Fit Factory I was able to realize that I had to make a LIFESTYLE CHANGE - it wasn't just about what I weighed or didn't weigh. It was definitely intimidating at first! But once I got started, I couldn't stop! Roshanda, Geoff, Maya, and Tony have not just helped me transform myself into "bikini ready", but they have helped me to understand the fundamentals of a healthy lifestyle: MIND, BODY & SOUL.

Numbers don't mean a whole lot to me. If they do to you; I started my fitness journey at 166 lbs. Today I stand a very tall 5'2 and 137 lbs. Thank you Fit Factory for helping me define and achieve my best!"

- Cece


“I heard about Fit Factory last June and joined for a month before I went traveling for the summer. I was really enjoying the workouts and found them to be very challenging yet rewarding, I knew I wanted to join. In the time between traveling and starting my membership in September I did little to no exercise and was enjoying the summer snacks, drinks and chilling. I knew I needed to make a change as I have always been athletic and played sports but was not exercising much for about a year and felt weak, out of shape and to be honest my clothes did not fit the way they used to.

I decided to dedicate this year to getting back into working out regularly and with purpose. I knew joining a generic gym wouldn’t give me what I knew I needed to push myself in order to make a change. Within the first workout I knew Fit Factory was what I needed, Tony made his expectations clear that nobody gives up. I felt myself getting stronger, faster and more agile within the first few months. In March, I joined the “My Zone Challenge” and pushed myself even further working out every day (multiple times) in order to win. In that month I started to shift my mindset from getting through the workouts to being in control of them. “Mind over matter” began to make sense and now if I give up I know I am choosing to because I know I can do it. 

Fit Factory has helped me realize my potential and allowed me to attain the goals I set through consistency, effort and support from all the amazing instructors...Tony, Geoff and Roshanda thank you for always pushing me. 

If I ever do feel like giving up, I remember Roshanda’s line: “Nothing lasts forever”... because it really doesn’t.”

- Stephanie M.


“The thing I love most about the Fit Factory classes is that the instructors push you past what you think your limits are. They motivate you to keep going even when your body is telling you to stop. Yes, the classes are challenging. When I first started at FFF two years ago, the weights felt so heavy that I couldn’t hold them up for more than ten seconds, I had no endurance, and my abs killed from doing what felt like hundreds of sit-ups! Each week I attended classes, my endurance and strength improved and I started noticing more definition and muscle tone in my arms, legs and stomach, and I felt great!

Then I went and traveled abroad for six months and during that time, I did little to no exercise and ate every unhealthy, delicious thing in sight! I gained 10-15 pounds and my shorts got so tight that I had to buy new ones. I felt awful about the way I looked and that I lost all the muscle definition that I worked so hard for.

When I returned from the trip, I was determined to shed the weight I gained. I went to FFF classes three times a week and I eventually got my pre-vacation body back. It goes to show that if you stick with it, do the exercises with proper technique, and give each class your best effort, you WILL get results and notice a huge difference!”

- Serena


"Never settle! There’s always room for improvement in anything you do.

I was truly happy where I was 7 months ago. I was able to transform my body into something I was pretty proud of. But you know what, I got greedy and developed a hunger for more so I decided to challenge myself even further and keep moving forward. In doing so, it allowed me to escape the inevitable trap of becoming too complacent and comfortable; factors that often lead to stagnation or worst yet, regression. Instead of patting myself on the back for past triumphs, I set new ambitious goals and decided to push even harder and further for the sole purpose of putting myself in a position to achieve something that mattered to me. And from experience, when something is meaningful to you it becomes that much easier to fulfill a promise you make to yourself. Although I had the will and fortitude, I would never have been able to reach these heights without the help of FFF. Thanks to them, I’ve been able to stay focused, motivated and determined on my constant and continuing path of self progression.

For those of you interested in my story please see “June 2014”. In summary, I joined in late October 2013 and I’ve done my fair share of classes since. And still to this day I’m just as excited, if not more, in doing the classes as I was on my first day. The instructors keep things fresh and refuse to give up on you unless of course you do so on yourself. Their tough love and enthusiasm is what drives me. They push you hard and are very relentless at times but without their guidance and unbelievable love for what they do, all that I have been able to achieve would have been next to impossible.

Thanks again to all the instructors for all their hard work and dedication. To Ivan, Ian, Tracy and the rest of the wonderful staff at FFF, thank you too!

And last but not least, let me say thanks to all my fellow “soldiers”. You guys are all truly amazing!! I absolutely love coming to class and it’s because of all of you that I strive to do my very best at each and every class. You guys are all an inspiration and it goes without saying that you have definitely helped contribute to my strength and dedication in a fitness world I am now happily immersed in.

Alas, there’s just one thing left to say...What day is it?!?"

- Roberto C.


"When I started to gain weight, I told myself to not step on the scale without doing something about my weight. I started buying new clothes because I could no longer fit into my current wardrobe. Then something hit me, and I came to a realization that I need to do something about my weight gain. Either I have to change my entire closet, or lose weight; I choose the latter. I started doing a 30 minute workout for 21 days, joined a workout class in my office gym, and changed my eating habits. Through this, I started losing weight and felt good about myself. I also gained confidence and made a lot of new friends at the gym. Soon, however, I hit the plateau stage, and became bored with this routine.

I was very happy when Avanthi asked me to join her at Fit Factory. I bought the 30 days for $30 trial, and found that I loved the way the instructors pushed us to go beyond our limits. Soon I signed up for a full membership and attended classes regularly. Fit Factory builds me to become strong and confident, and soon I was able to do the Spartan Race, The O Course, and The North Face Endurance Challenge Trail Run. I even ran my first half marathon. Now I am training for my first Around the Bay 30K Road Race, and have signed up for this year’s Sporting Life 10k and Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront half marathon.

I know I can do all of this because my Fit Factory family is always there to support and build me to become stronger.

And lastly, I would like to take this opportunity to Thank all the instructors especially Roshanda, my FFF buddies Beth, Roberto and Andrea for inspiring me and pushing me to my limits. And of course Avanthi for inviting me to join her at FFF. THANK YOU ALL"

- Emillie L.
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