Rebell of the Month: Tina Sturgeon

Tina is our Rebell of the month January! Tina is the definition of hard work and commitment, when she sets a goal she crushes it! Tina has been working very hard to accomplish goals she has set, and when she enters our facility she is ready to go. We are excited to share with you her story!

240 to 170!
240 to 170!

Your background

I have always been active.  Growing up, I was a dancer and a cheerleader.  I participated in many styles of dance.  My only experience with “training” was using the weight room during cheer practice and I never really knew what I was doing.  I started to work out more after I met my husband because he liked to work out and he would show me what to do but I was extremely uninterested and thought I had to do a ton of cardio.

Thoughts about strength training before & after

Before, I didn’t really know what I was doing.  I have a history with following “pinterest” workouts at the gym and working a lot on the elliptical.  I didn’t really lift a ton of weights before.  Now that I’m at Restored Strength I have learned that I truly am a strong person! I CAN lift weights!

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Tina working on her bottoms up press.

Challenging barriers you overcame

I have always struggled with working out.  I used to never like doing it and you had to drag me kicking and screaming to the gym.  I overcame that by actually enjoying the workouts I was doing. I love watching myself progress throughout the weeks.

Greatest achievement

I have lost 70 pounds and become a much stronger person.

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One year transformation. 

 Changes your family/friends noticed

The weight loss is the number one change that people notice and I also have a lot more energy!

What do you tell people about our training

I would tell them that the environment is really friendly and William and Tyler really care about your goals and make sure to personalize your plan.

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Tina crushing her swings. 

What do you enjoy about training here

I love the atmosphere! It’s more fun than anything J.

3 benefits you’ve noticed

1. I lost a ton of weight.
2. I was able to alleviate a ton of joint pain and get my rheumatoid arthritis under control.
3. I have a lot more energy and actually have more strength and stamina than I did in high school dance team.

All of these things have greatly improved my life.  I feel much better and the stress on my body is slowly going away.

the day I realized I was really making progress and decided to be more serious about it
The day I realized I was really making progress and decided to be more serious about it.

What makes the difference

I always disliked the consensus of the sorer you are the better workout you had, etc.  Tyler and William in no way ever want you to be in pain.

 

We wanted to start 2018 off with one of the hardest working Rebells we have here, Tina has been consistent and committed since we first opened. Tina has been able to show the world the true beauty of what real strength is, both physically and mentally. Watching her increase her deadlift from 65 lb to 135 lb for multiple reps has been very rewarding and exciting. Tina brings a lot of energy and excitement into the room when she comes in for her sessions, it’s been amazing watching her transform her life.

Watch her story!

Rebell of the Month: Leanna Olsem

Leanna is our Rebell of the month for December! Leanna always walks in with a big smile on her face and ready to take on the day when she come in to our facility! Leanna is a hard working Rebell that has been committed to her goals since starting with us. We are excited to share with you her story!

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Leanna working on deadlifts.

Your background

Training is not a word I would have ever associated with myself. I was never interested in sports or anything athletic. I knew I needed to get to work on getting healthy though. As I’ve aged it has become easier to gain fat and harder to lose it. I did a bit of weight workouts at the high school when they started a program for women a number of years ago. I liked it, but the time of day wasn’t ideal. Then I started working out with a friend doing a kettlebell program on DVD’s. I felt good, but I hurt my shoulder from doing things incorrectly. My friend and my schedule had changed, so I fell out of the routine. Once I quit exercising, I felt tired, my muscles were always tight and I was gaining weight fast. I tried a personal trainer, but schedules again made working out sporadic. I was looking for a program that was convenient and fit my schedule and would hold me accountable to exercising regularly.

 

Thoughts about strength training before & after

My mom had, and some of my sisters have osteoporosis or the start of it. I knew strength training is a big help in fighting that. I was always intimidated when I would be working out around other, more athletic people. I don’t feel that at Restored Strength. Everyone is so very encouraging.

Challenging barriers you overcame

Being able to have a bigger range of motion has been huge in how I feel on an everyday basis. We travel most weekends and sitting in a car for long periods of time would make me so tight and my muscles would just ache. As I’ve been working out at Restored Strength I haven’t gotten so tight on those trips and if I do, the recovery seems faster.

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Me with my husband, Doug. We’ve been married 35 years.

Greatest achievement

I don’t feel full of tight knots anymore and my flexibility has improved a lot since I began training. That’s been wonderful. I also love mastering the challenges that Coach William and Coach Tyler present me with. Who knew I could do real push-ups!

Changes your family/friends noticed

My clothes fit better and there’s a little more definition beginning to be noticeable in my arms and calves. I like that, but mostly I like feeling more energetic and only having good aches from pushing myself to get stronger.

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Tasting cupcakes for Hayley’s upcoming wedding.

What do you tell people about our training

Coach William and Coach Tyler are so encouraging. They are very good at creating workouts at your individual level that challenge you just enough to drive you to succeed. They also watch closely so if you get lazy or forgetful on technique, they are right there to make sure you’re doing the moves correctly and safely. That said, the atmosphere is fun and friendly so you don’t feel intimidated.

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Working on single leg flute bridges.

What do you enjoy about training here

 I like that we work on areas I feel the most in need. It’s a very tailored workout and I don’t have to compare or compete with anyone but myself. And the people are a lot of fun!

3 benefits you’ve noticed

  1. I have more energy since I began working out.
  2. I feel good and conquering new challenges.
  3. Confidence in myself.
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My Family: My husband, Doug and I in the middle. Our son, Ben with his wife, Carley and their
2 children, Our daughter Hayley and her fiancé, Jordan (kneeling), our daughter, Sara with her
husband, Cody and their 2 children.

What makes the difference

I like the smaller gym feel and how we get to know the people around us. I have confidence in Coach William and Coach Tyler as I see them constantly working on improving their training skills and passing that know-how onto us through their approach to our training.

 Leanna has well earned this title of being Rebell of the month! One of the greatest things about Leanna is her willingness to get out of her comfort zone and try new exercises. She has increased her strength significantly and is performing full push ups! It’s always a great time training with Leanna knowing that she is ready for anything we bring her way!

Watch Her Story!

Rebell of the Month: Roberta Wyatt

Roberta is our Rebell of the month for November! Roberta has been committed to her goals and has been working very hard. Watching Roberta increase her balance, strength, and her range of motion has been very impressive. She has made great progress with her consistency and commitment towards training. I am excited to share with you her story!

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Last year at a book signing at HyVee.

 

Your Background

Before coming to Restored Strength and training with William, my family had belonged to the local YMCA since before it was built. I must admit that I was always intimidated by the atmosphere in the training areas, and I often felt that I wasn’t prepared to train with folks who obviously knew what they were doing. I have never considered myself as someone who would “train”, or would work with a trainer. That changed when I started at Restored Strength.

Thoughts about strength training before & after

I had met William at a Chamber of Commerce “Let’s Connect” event and liked his enthusiasm and energy. I had already heard good things about the training going on there, but was intimidated and worried that I would not fit in…After my initial sessions, I started to feel that this was something I could not only do, but that he was willing to meet me where I was and could tailor a program that would challenge me. It was very uplifting to be training with people who were so positive and supportive! Before starting I thought it was only for “athletes”. Once starting, I found that it was not only something I could do, but that it brought so many positive things to my life, going beyond just the physical gains I experienced.

Challenging barriers you overcame

When I owned The Daily Grind I was constantly on my feet, and I felt I had great endurance and stamina. I would joke that while I wasn’t at my ideal weight, everything worked and I took my body and health for granted. That changed when I was diagnosed with several femur fractures about 5 years ago. I was treated, which included rehab, but I never really recovered. Fast forward to working with William and the knee issues that had never really gone away resurfaced. When I needed to meet with my doctor regarding this, he was impressed that I had great flexibility and strength, (due to my training at Restored Strength), and while I will be, (eventually!), having a knee replacement, I know that my training has helped me immensely. I NEVER feel any pain or discomfort while working out, as everything William has me do is tailored exactly to me and my needs.

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Roberta working on swings 

Greatest achievement

I am extremely proud of my continuing commitment to changing my lifestyle. I would love to stay in bed, but I get myself up and out to my sessions, often driving in from Sioux Falls to be training at 8am. The accountability of having someone in your corner helps, but it has shown me that I can succeed at this program, and that I can stay with my training schedule. Seeing my stamina and body change for the better is wonderful, but it is staying with the commitment to continuing a healthy journey that I am most proud about.

Changes your family/friends noticed

My husband has noticed my increase in energy and muscle tone. I think he is proud that I am taking this time for myself, which is something I would not have done in the past. My friend, Rebekah, has told me that she sees changes in my posture, the way I walk and my tush, too! 😉 I have noticed changes in my overall stamina, my ability to stay on task for longer periods of time, and even my breathing has changed for the better. I would have been out of breath easily in the past, but not now. My balance has greatly improved and I feel more confident that as I grow older I can continue to age more gracefully with this training program.

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Roberta working on step ups.

What do you tell people about our training

I have referred friends to Restored Strength! I tell them that William meets you where you are, and that you are treated respectfully. He believes everyone has an inner athlete “Rebell” and his goal is to improve your life, based on your desires and expectations. I would tell them that the entire process will leave them feeling more empowered and strong. The atmosphere is fun and those I am privileged to workout with help me to be a better me. It is money and time well spent and I wish I would have started sooner!

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1980, US Navy, Monterey, California. I’m in the middle, bottom row.

What do you enjoy about training here

Of course, I like it when a session is done and I feel a sweaty sense of accomplishment! Seriously, after a session on an early Monday morning is completed, I feel everything else just fall into place for my week. I appreciate the positive vibes that William brings to the space and I am amazed at what I can do, given his encouragement and guidance. The atmosphere is always upbeat and supportive, not at all intimidating.

3 benefits you’ve noticed

Since training at Restored Strength, I feel like I belong in this atmosphere. Being surrounded by others who are welcoming and encouraging has helped me feel like this is a “new normal” for me, and has left me feeling more confident. I have become committed to myself and hold myself accountable for my health journey. I am making positive steps towards a “bucket list” goal coming up in a couple of years, which would not have been possible had I not started this work.

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My wedding, 1991, with my sister, Kelly.

What makes the difference

William and his intern, Tyler, have a great way of meeting you where you are in your fitness journey, while still stretching your limits. Working with someone you trust is so very important, and while I have joined other programs in the past I never felt the personal encouragement that I have at Restored Strength. I am accountable to someone who is completely respectful of me, which has not been my experience in the past. The upbeat and positive atmosphere fosters a sense of community among those working out together and William is responsible for setting this tone. In the past, I would have been intimidated and afraid to try many of the things I can now do and that is because of Restored Strength and the supportive guidance I receive from William.

 

Additional words

I have never thought of myself as athletic, and even though I served in the Navy I never really gave myself credit for what my body could do…I would focus on diet, or weight, or some other indicator of health, rather than pursuing building on strengths. I have taken my health for granted and, as I age, I see that I need to be an active participant in maintaining and building my well-being. Working at Restored Strength has shown me that I am in charge of my physical health, and that I can do amazing things that I never thought I would be capable of accomplishing. I find that most of what slowed me down was my mindset, and that with the right encouragement I am making strides I never would have thought possible before this regimen. If you’re on the fence, I would strongly encourage you to give Restored Strength a month of your time. I have no doubt that you will be just as pleased with the ongoing results as I have been.

 

Roberta is always open-minded when it comes to our training, she is eager to try new things and willing to give everything a try. It’s always a great time training with Roberta, listening to her stories about traveling to learning more about the history of Marshall. Roberta has gone above and beyond to her commitment to better health. She has a great understanding of what it means to be strong and healthy!

 

Watch her story!

 

Strength Training for Health

Strength training has become more popular now than it has ever been, but there are still some misconceptions that we have about strength training. Some people still believe that strength training can make you big and bulky, make you immobile, and can cause injury. These are old beliefs that still linger, in which gives strength training a bad name. Let’s dive into some of the benefits that strength training can do for us.

 

In order to begin, let me clarify what I mean when I say “strength training”. Strength training (in our facility) revolves around the aspect of 7 big movements which is, lower body pushing/pulling, upper body horizontal pushing/pulling, upper body vertical pushing/pulling, single leg work, mobility, and trunk (abdominal exercises revolving around carrying, anti-rotation, stabilization, anti-extension). These are the premises of what we do, we work on big movements not muscles. The reason we use movements over muscles is that no muscle works alone, every action is carried over by another, if we are able to train the movement and get more muscles engaged we get a greater training effect from the fact that more muscles are being activated.

 

Stronger Muscles: Strength training can help you build stronger muscles, having stronger muscles can help with everyday activities. Think about the times you were unable perform a task because you didn’t have the strength for it. An example would be carrying garbage to the dumpster or moving some boxes around at home, this could even mean walking upstairs. When we are able to add in strength training, our day to day tasks become easier because the muscles are stronger.

We are also able to reduce the chances of an injury, injuries sometimes occur when certain muscles are asked to do a task and cannot complete it, so they ask another group of muscles to help that usually wouldn’t. Max Shank talks about “pissing off the neighbors” in which he describes this as “if you have an imbalance of muscle tension or strength on opposite sides of a joint, it will get pulled out of its ideal position–which increases the risk of injury and decreases performance”. In another word, being able to develop strength in the muscles will allow them to become stronger and function in their intended way.

Lean Muscle Mass: When we strength train we are adding more lean muscle mass to our body. We are able to become leaner and lose more body fat with the newfound muscle mass we have developed. Adding lean muscle mass means to have growth within the cells that equals an enlargement of the tissue. Having more muscle mass requires your body to use more energy, this means our metabolism increases as well because we are needing to feed our bodies more food to sustain this newfound muscle growth. Getting to eat more and get leaner, who wouldn’t want that?!
Carrying around more muscle mass is a good thing to have, these denser tissues now protect our ligaments and tendons even more, which is great for injury prevention. Having lean muscle mass does not mean looking like a body builder, it means to reduce the amount of body fat we have around these muscles. Denser muscles protect our body from harm, evidence shows us that going into a surgery with prior strength training equals a quicker recovery.

 

Reduction in injuries: Strength training has the ability to help us reduce injury as mentioned above, there is a common phrased called “Injury Prevention” in regards to reduction of injuries. The only issue is we cannot prevention injury, we can only reduce the exposure of it, no matter how much prevention you do sometimes injuries do occur. Strength training allows us to work on exercises that helps us with correcting asymmetries in the body that sometimes can be the cause of pain or can lead to injuries. These asymmetries are common with almost everyone, whether it be from repetitive motions with your body or from past injuries, there are underlining issues that we are not made aware of until we are made notice of these differences within the body.

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When you are stronger, your joints become healthier and also the body becomes more mobile as well. An old belief about weight training was that if you are strength training you will become muscle bound and it would reduce your mobility. This is not the case anymore, if you are training properly you should see an increase in the range of motion in your joints. Weight bearing exercises also allows for us to build stronger bones, when we add strength training to our regimen our bones become denser. When the muscles become stronger they are quicker to engage and less likely to fatigue, this is how we can reduce the exposure to injuries.

 

Strength training is not just for the young or those who are wanting to become power lifters. Being strong is not about how much weight you can move or how many pull ups you can do, it’s about how you can make your life better. Strength has a greater purpose than just being strong, it allows us to live healthier lives. Hopefully this can give you a clearer idea as to what true strength training can do for you.

 

 

 

Rebell of the Month: Traci Kruse

Traci is our Rebell of the month for October! Traci is one strong woman when it comes to training. It has been very impressive seeing Traci increase her strength and excel in her sport of running. Traci started with our “Run Strong” program, and became a full time Rebell after our program ended. I am excited to share with you her story!

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Hubs and I at SMSU Gala 

Your background

I played Volleyball and ran track in high school, until I tore my ACL. After that, I did not participate in any organized sports or training. I have run on and off throughout the years, but over the past 1-2 years I became much more serious about running. Because of my running, I started to strength train to try and help with speed and endurance.   

Thoughts about strength training before & after

I had never done any kind of organized strength training before Restored Strength. Since starting, I appreciate that it is so personalized to the goals I want to achieve and takes into account my previous injury and the imbalances it has caused.

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Traci doing barbell bridges 

Challenging barriers you overcame

As with most activities, it’s a mental game. I had to work through the “I can’t do that” phase before I really started making progress. Since letting go of that, I’ve been able to accomplish more than I thought I could.

Greatest achievement

I found Restored Strength while training for my first half marathon. I think that regular strength training helped me finish strong and avoid injury.

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After my half marathon 

Changes your family/friends noticed

I have become a more active person than i used to be. I have noticed that I have better posture while sitting at my desk. My arms are also more toned than they have ever been!

What do you tell people about our training

Everything about Restored Strength is personalized. Personalized to your goals, to any history of injury, and to your schedule. Workout times are quite flexible.

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Family at Falls Park 

What do you enjoy about training here

The flexible schedule is huge for me as my work schedule can be chaotic at times. It’s also a fun, friendly environment!

3 benefits you’ve noticed

I’ve gotten stronger, have more endurance, and have better balance.  

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Back squats for days 

What makes the difference

Restored Strength is the first trainer I’ve worked with!

 

Traci has no limits when it comes to working hard, when she is faced with a new challenge she takes it on with no hesitation. Seeing how much her strength has improved is amazing, we’ve overcome barriers of upper body strength to recovering from sport injuries. Traci refuses to give up when things get tough, this is something that we really admire about her. It has been an absolute pleasure getting to know and train such an amazing person!

Watch her story!

Rebell of the Month: Norma Streich

Norma is our Rebell of the month for September! Norma has not only excelled in getting stronger, but she has also been crushing it body composition wise as well! She has mentioned how pant and shirt sizes keep going down and how easier chores have been going. Norma is no stranger when it comes to exercise, she has spent a lot of time working with the Exercise Science students, participating in their Schawns Practice Client Program. Seeing Norma excel in her strength has been an absolute pleasure. Here is her story!

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Norma

Your background

I was very active in the past, walking, playing softball & volleyball and working out.  On vacation, I always tried to get in some hiking.  I had some medical issues about 14 years that restricted my activity.  It took a while to resolve those issues and I have been trying to get back into shape ever since.  Mainly I worked out at the YMCA (mainly cardio) and each semester I was working out with an exercise science students at SMSU (strength training).

 Thoughts about strength training before & after

I enjoy strength training, but didn’t focus on it until I started spending time with the students at SMSU.  Prior to that it was often using machines and I wasn’t getting the full benefit.  I truly enjoy my training at Restored Strength and have seen great results in a short period of time.  It is also a great way to relief stress.  Who knew I would learn to love the ropes.

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Twin’s game, left to right is myself, Lori Skewes, Kristi Radtke & Renae Drake.

Challenging barriers you overcame 

Reverse Lunges – I have bad knees and was terrified every time I had to do lunges.  I kept thinking I was going to fall (which I did a couple of times and scared William).  Thanks to the positive support of William and fellow rebells I can do reverse lunges and they are getting easier each time.

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Norma doing reverse lunges.

 Greatest achievement

 Smooth lunges without falling & reading Game of Thrones.

 Changes your family/friends noticed

 My energy level is probably the change most of my family & friends have noticed.  I have more energy to do things and I am happier because I feel better.  Also, I don’t have to sit and watch everyone else do things.  I can participate in activities.

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Family picture is from my niece Melissa’s wedding.  Back row left to right are my brothers Paul & Larry, Dad (Emil) & my brother Mark.  Front row is myself & my Mom (Caroline).

 What do you tell people about our training

 When I refer friends, I tell them Restored Strength is a positive environment, where you can do your training, improve your health and have fun.  The training is focused on you and where you are at, not a general training that everyone has to do.  William & Tyler are both very encouraging and helpful, adjusting the training as needed.  The other rebells I workout with are great people, very positive and we encourage each other no matter what level of training we are at.

What do you enjoy about training here

The people, the positive energy and how good I feel after my training.

3 benefits you’ve noticed 

Sorry but I can’t just list three.

1). Energy level is up.

2). My balance continues to improve which is a good thing when you have bad knees.

3). I’m getting stronger physically.

4). I need some new clothes since some are getting too big!!!

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Norma doing some rows.

What makes the difference

The personal attention, training program and focus you receive from William and now Tyler.  In the past, a trainer would take you through the weight machines once and after that you were on your own.  Or, I would work with a student at SMSU, start working through a program and the semester would be over so it would be up to me to keep going on my own.  The next semester a new student would start over with a new program. William started me on a program and as my strength increases he gives me new challenges.  I love taking on the challenges and seeing what is next.

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 I was a skeptic when I joined Restored Strength.  I thought I would try it for a couple of months and when nothing happened I would try something else.  Guess what?  I’m still there and I look forward to my training.  I just found out I have another medical issue to deal with and what upset me most was I won’t be able to keep doing my training while I recover.  Joining Restored Strength and working with William was one of the best decisions I have made for my health.

Norma is one of the hardest working rebells here! When we had first started, balance and control was a very challenging thing to overcome, there was an incident where Norma had fallen but was not injured, she had laughed it off and informed me that “this is going to happen”. Since then we have done nothing but go up, when Norma is faced with a new challenge she concurs it! Seeing Norma change both her strength and body has been amazing. I am proud to see her continually excel in her goals!

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Rebells of the Month: Rebekah Reynolds

Rebekah is our Rebell of the month for August! Rebekah has come so far on her journey of recovery from Lyme disease. It was very interesting to work with someone who has had such a dynamic background in the same industry as me. Watching Rebekah from where we started to where she is right now is truly amazing. Here is her story!

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Me, happier and healthier than I’ve been in a very long time!

Your background

I have been a fitness instructor and rehab therapist for 20 years, prior to getting Lyme disease 2 years ago. I have taught many different kinds of classes throughout the years- yoga, Pilates, kettlebells, water aerobics, women’s weight training. I have also been an adjunct instructor at SMSU for 9 years, teaching step aerobics and yoga.

 

Thoughts about strength training before & after

I absolutely love weight training and working hard. Because of the Lyme, I had not worked out for a year. Lyme disease caused sever neurological symptoms for me…I had severe memory loss, vertigo, arthritis pain, fatigue and balance problems. It was humiliating and heartbreaking, and also brought me into anxiety and depression. I felt suicidal…but of course have children, my husband and friends and family. While I would never have taken my own life, I had many, many times where I wanted to die in my sleep. I felt that I had lost everything, and my entire life was turned upside down.

Challenging barriers you overcame

Wow, we’ve overcome so much!!! In the beginning of our training in February, I cried a lot on the way home because my body (my life) had lost so much. I felt like I was going to pass out a lot, so William and I had to learn how to communicate honestly so we could work on what I could for that day. Now, I’m pulling heavy weights, working on Olympic lifts, swinging 45 pound bells, and my mobility and balance have improved so much!!! I am so much better, and feel like I have my life back!

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Rebekah working on Cleans 

Greatest achievement

I do not have fatigue anymore, and I feel like I’m back! I had to take a lot of time to work with what I had for that day. Some days, William would have to stop me and remind me that this part of my journey isn’t about pushing through…it’s about working with what I have for that day. And every day is different. I have also gained a lot of weight with the Lyme. William also made me stop talking negatively about my body, and has helped me to back off on that expectation and focus on recovering. 

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My beautiful family! Husband Tom, Daughter Sonia, and Son Max

Changes your family/friends noticed

I’m not crabby and sad, I have so much energy, and am able to stay up late again!
They have noticed how much better my health is, and that I’m back to being funny again.

What do you tell people about our training

 I have referred 7 people, and tell people all the time what a difference Restore Strength has made in my life! It’s hard for me not to cry as I write all of this. William really has been a God send to me. People think that you’re supposed to be in shape before you start working with a coach. You don’t!!! If you’ve fallen somehow… in your life, you need someone who knows how to pick you up, and what to do to start supergluing those pieces of yourself that have been shattered. Out of shape, lost, overweight, sad, want to change your life? Hire a trainer! What you’re doing on your own really isn’t working. Do something different, and hand the reins over to someone that knows how to help you!

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Working on rows 

 What do you enjoy about training here

William is the best trainer I’ve ever had in my entire life. He’s knowledgeable, and makes you feel like you are the most important person in the world to him…. even when there are other people in the gym during sessions.

3 benefits you’ve noticed

1.My balance is better.
2. My depression.
3. Anxiety have improved greatly, and my pain has decreased greatly.

My time in the jungle is my proudest and happiest time of my week!

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I absolutely love flowers and my gardens.

What makes the difference

I needed someone just right for this time in my life, and William has been the perfect coach at just the right time. I am so grateful to be here and I’m so relieved and grateful that my Lyme had improved so much. Without a doubt, William has helped me survive.

Additional words

If you think you’re too old, too out of shape, too fat, too tired, or too broken…let that shit go and get yourself a good trainer and coach. It will change your life!

Rebekah has been tested time and time again, and she refuses to give up, this is something that I truly admire and respect about her. When times get tough she prepares herself and manages through whatever trial we will face. From teaching her how to breath to learning how to do Olympic lifts, Rebekah has a truly unique story. It’s been such an honor being at her side and seeing her regain her life.

Watch Rebekah’s Story