My neighbor, Anne Lesko, told me and my wife (Connie) about Exercise Inc before we went on spring break last year. While I was on spring break, I saw a 60-yr old man running on the beach. He was ripped and in much better shape than me at 41. I decided it was time to do something about that.
At first, I was skeptical about the whole process at Exercise Inc, but I liked the fact that there was a nutritional plan for life along with the fact that you didn't need to spend hours in a gym every week. This fits into my schedule perfectly because I own a roofing company, storage units, and rental properties. I also have a wife and 8-yr old daughter.
Ten months later, I am so glad to say that Exercise Inc is the real deal. I am a lot stronger and have so much more energy. I have lost 14 lbs and have changed the shape of my body. I honestly believe I am in better shape today at 42 than when I was playing college football.
Some of the things I enjoy in life are watching and playing sports and spending time with my family and friends.
I would like to give a special thanks to my friend and trainer, Vee, for all of his support, vast knowledge, and inspiration.
In January 2008, I had a trip planned to Hawaii for my niece’s wedding in June, and I really wanted to get in shape. I started working out 5 days a week until my vacation, and I only lost 3 pounds in in 6 months! When I got back from Hawaii, I didn’t go back to the gym.
In 2005, Eric was a busy man, running his own company and balancing that workload with his family. He knew he needed to start being more active, as the pounds had added up over the last 10 years. Having played sports in high school and always being thin, Eric had taken for granted the ease of staying trim until he was in his early thirties. The pounds were slow to come on, his business kept him busy and any other time he had went to his small children and his wife.
When I met Bo 2 years ago my life was very fast paced - the balance between work, home life, and church volunteering was hectic at best. Since I quit smoking 5 years ago, I had ballooned to 275 lbs and size 42 pants. To be honest, I didn't think it was going to be possible for me to lose the 40 lbs I had gained since I quit smoking.
"I am a person with a family history of back pain. My father, mother, and sister all had back surgery; some repeatedly. My brother also has problems, but has had no surgery. As a teacher, I stood on my feet a lot and began to have serious problems with my back. In 2003, I began a regimen of massages every two weeks. Though this helped, I continued to have pain. about 4 1/2 years ago, my masseuse recommended Exercise Inc. What a recommendation that was! I have continued these exercises every week since, though have recently gone to every 2 weeks. The relief is amazing. I rarely have back pain and if I do, I know the next weeks exercise will give me relief. I would recommend Exercise Inc to anyone!"
"My husband and I started working out at Exercise Inc after we learned that it only took a commitment of 20 minutes per week and that we could work out in our business attire. It didn't take long before I realized that my metabolism was working better than it had in several years. I also have firmed up and my waist is smaller.
During the previous two years I had been diagnosed with osteopenia after two sequential bone density exams showed declining bone mineral density numbers. After working with Exercise Inc, my most recent bone density test results came back as normal!
I have enjoyed the information provided regarding nutrition as well. I have made several dietary changes as a result that are helping me be in better control of my weight and I feel, generally, more energetic. Exercise Inc has brought about significant beneficial changes to my overall health and fitness."
"Perhaps the most important 20 minutes I spend each week is at Exercise Inc! Being able to complete a full workout during lunch or a short afternoon break from work is very convenient. A full workout without sweat means no need to change clothes...workout in business clothes! I have noticed the back pain from computer/desk work is helped very much and the increased energy during afternoons is significant. This program has really made a big difference in how good I feel."
I started working out at Exercise Inc in June of 2010 with David. I'd previously gained weight about a year and a half before from some medical stuff and hadn't been able to lose it on my own with traditional workouts (lots of cardio and strength training) and diet. I had heard commercials for Exercise Inc on the radio and it definitely caught my attention. So after checking out their website and realizing I did need to try something new, I finally decided to go in for a consult and check it out.
After the first workout with David, I definitely liked the entire concept and decided to at least give it a go for 12 weeks to see what happened. My initial weight loss goals was to lose 50lbs (which to me was a crazy goal- I didn't think I'd lose that much weight).
So each week I worked out and logged my food so I could get tips on my diet. David was great about pointing out what foods to cut out like cereal which I used to eat all the time, and which foods should be kept in my diet. The workouts also freed up a lot of my time because it takes so little time out of your week. You're in and out in 20 minutes, and then have a week to relax and recover. No more going to the gym almost every day for over an hour and sweating my butt off.
Over the next 7 months I gradually lost about 55lbs, and I am still losing weight. I've also gone done about 6-7 pant sizes. Recently I've gotten so many compliments from people I know too, and have several co-workers interested in the program. It's definitely made me feel a lot better about myself. I am still keeping track of my food each week because it helps me to stay on track until I get to my ultimate goal weight. Exercise Inc's program is so efficient that it would be crazy to change anything.
Submitted by: Karen Polk, February 2011