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Testimonial Tuesday! Ronni Coaches

Ronni coaches, 67, has been working out with us since we first opened in March of 2015. She travels seasonally, and enjoys her Megaformer workouts at Core Contour while she’s in Florida. Ronni has become a valued member of the Core Contour community, and we look forward to when she’s back in town! 

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I’ve been a gym rat for my whole life. It wasn’t until I found Core Contour that I found my home. Since I started, I feel stronger, I have more energy, and I definitely have more definition, especially in my shoulders. I love this system, I love the owner, I love the instructors. The whole concept is an amazing workout especially for helping older people find balance. I’m crazy about Core Cotour and the Lagree method and I look forward to continuing when I return. 

Testimonial Tuesday: 3 Weeks, 16 pounds, and 13 inches! Jen B.

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Our clients are our #1 inspiration. Jen B. saw a physical and mental transformation in just 3 weeks! We know the mighty Megaformer can be intimidating, but we promise you, you too can accomplish what Jen did! Check out her inspiring story. 

I began training at Core Contour in Ft. Lauderdale in May 2015.  A close friend referred me and ever since I began, it has been a life changing experience. At first I did a semi-private class and upon entering the studio, I must say, I was extremely intimidated.  I have done Pilates in the past, which I have always enjoyed.  I now refer to Core Contour as “Pilates on steroids”.  The work-outs are intense but it really targets muscle toning and definition, because you go slow and there is no help from momentum to get you through the repetitions. 

Although I felt unsteady at first, it only took me three classes to get comfortable with the Megaformer.  I purchased the one-month unlimited and went to class 4-5 times a week.  Although I was not on a strict diet, I was conscientious of what I ate.  I lost 16 pounds and a total of 13 inches in three weeks and my energy and mood was upbeat despite going through a really tough time in my life.

The staff and trainers are excellent and motivated. They are considerate and praise a job well done. They give great alternatives and modifications for the exercises, so its great group class for all levels.

Listening to your body is encouraged as much as challenging yourself.  Even after surgery, my trainers Jen, Regina and Chris were super supportive and offered modifications and tailored my workouts.

Date                      Bust              Waist          Belly            Hips         Each Arm    Each Thigh

 

5/8/2015             37                    30             35 ½              47              13 ½               27

7/28/2015          34½               29 ½          34                 43 ½          12½               25 ½ 

I can’t express enough how highly I think of this fitness program. Although it’s at least a 20-minute drive for me, I will continue to attend the classes.  I have yet to reach my fitness goal, but I know Core Contour will get me there.

 

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Testimonial Tuesday: Candice Conway (100 Club Member)

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50 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out (When You Really Don’t Feel Like It)

It’s early in the morning, the alarm relentlessly pierces through valued sleep, and with heavy arms you reach for the Snooze button as you think to yourself, “is fitness really that important?” Once in a while, even the best of us can hit a rut. Perhaps you fell out of your group fitness routine, or you’ve found yourself overwhelmed with additional pressures from long work hours. No matter the reason, you can get back to it! The Thought Catalogue gives you 50 ways to motivate yourself to get to your Megaformer, your favorite Pilates class, your morning run, or whatever activity you enjoy (even when you don’t want to). “1. Try a new playlist. Music is a very powerful motivator but it’s easy to get stuck in a rut with your own music. Here’s a great place to start.

2. Find a gym that has TVs on the treadmills and ellipticals, only allow yourself to watch your favorite show if you do it there.

3. Sign up for quarterly fun fitness activities like a mud run, that way you’re always working towards a big event you’ll want to be prepared for.

4. Find someone with a similar workout schedule to you and plan workouts together. Not only can it be more fun to workout with another person but you’ll have the extra accountability of not wanting to disappoint someone else by not showing up.

5. Working out is a great motivator for working out. That is, just starting and telling yourself you can quit after 10 minutes if you are still unmotivated. Chances are you’ll start to feel good in that amount of time and you’ll be able to finish your full workout.

6. Measure your progress. The scale can be disappointing because our weight fluctuates throughout the day, but a measuring tape doesn’t lie. Tracking progress can be great motivation to keep going. 7. Ditch your car if it’s possible and make yourself walk or bike to work. Or walk to the grocery store and carry your groceries home. Brainstorm little ways to replace things you are already doing with things that are also exercise. 8. Get a personal trainer at your gym (when there’s deals at the beginning of summer, black Friday, and new year’s, stock up). Space out your sessions depending on what you can afford but use it to keep your workouts fresh and have some accountability. For instance, have your trainer show you a routine, do it on your own for three weeks, and then have them show you something new.” (more…)

Client Testimonial: Joseph Lopez

Joseph - Before-After6 months and 40 lbs ago, Joseph committed to a healthier lifestyle of a balanced diet and regular fitness. His commitment paid off in a big way and he continues to show up with a smile at Core Contour 3 times a week. We’ve coached him on this journey and are both proud and inspired by his dedication and positive spirit. The grin in his “after” photo says it all! Here is Joseph’s story:
Earlier this year, my coworkers kept bugging me to try Lagree Fitness method (or as they called it “Pilates on steroids”). As luck would have it, one day while running some errands with my wife, we passed by Core Contour and I recognized the Lagree name. We peeked in through the window and we were so curious about the “Megaformer” that we had to try it. We started taking private classes with Jen to make sure I didn’t bruise my ego by falling off the Megaformer in front of a group class. I have done a lot of different workout methods in the past, but I never experienced anything like Lagree before, my muscles were literally shaking after just a minute. My body had never felt so worked out and exhausted and I had never sweat so much in my life, but I still wanted more. Ever since that 1st class I have been attending 3 classes a week. After 5 months of the Lagree Fitness method and a balanced diet, I have lost 40 lbs  and continue shedding weight with ease. My posture and flexibility have also improved as a result of the workouts and I can officially say I am addicted to Core Contour and it’s amazing team of trainers! You all rock and I can’t wait to take my next class! Thank you Core Contour! -Joseph Lopez
Are you ready to make a transformation? New clients can try one month of unlimited classes for $99. Call or schedule a class to get started! And if you’re interested in reading more stories of inspirational transformation, check out Susan Phipps who lost 14 lbs in 4 months by working out with the Megaformer. (954) 530-4780 SCHEDULE NOW!    

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  fall clothingCore Contour’s Studio features it’s very own Core Boutique full of the latest trends in outerwear. We have a constantly revolving selection of prints and patterns for your favorite onzie gear including bralettes, leggings, grip socks and other fun accessories to suit any season! In addition we always have BKR environmentally friendly water bottles in stock so you can stay hydrated! (more…)

Featured Coach: Regina Bellora!

REGINA BELLORA-084Meet your Core Contour coach, Regina Bellora! Don’t let her sweet demeanor and infectious smile fool you: she’ll give you one killer workout on the #Megaformer! Read below to learn a little about Regina. (more…)