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03
2016

Laura Dawson – I lost all my baby weight

In 2009 I found Pinnacle Fitness on a Google search for bootcamps close to Decatur. I did not want the 7 days/week, push ups in the mud, running outside in 30 degree weather but knew I needed something more. Though I was a avid tennis player and have a fairly good metabolism, I had never lifted a weight or done a burpee. David was patient and encouraging. Eventually, I got better at running and the other exercises. I also started to notice that my body changed- I got leaner and had muscles in places I didnt know you could get them.

 About 2 years ago- enter pregnancy. I continued bootcamp until I was about 4 months pregnant. I kept saying I would stop going, but its hard to give up something that you know is benefiting your body. I ended up gaining 60 pounds during pregnancy- carbs were my friend and I retained a lot of water. I was scared to come back but I knew it was the only way I could get back to pre-pregnancy weight. Once I got the go ahead after my c-section I came back in January. The first few weeks were very, very hard. I was tired, my workout clothes were tight and I was slow. But the familiar faces, camaraderie and encouragement made it so much easier. In February, Pinnacle sponsored their first annual “Biggest Loser Weight-Loss Challenge”. It was the final jump start I needed to lose the baby weight. Five months later I was able to feel good in a bathing suit. I continue to get compliments that people are shocked that I had a baby 18 months ago. I know it’s only because of the workouts at Pinnacle, pre and post baby. Getting out of bed and running the 1-mile loop are still hard for me but every workout is different.  David  always keeps it fun and I have seen results.  What more can you ask for?

Each testimonial represented on this website are actual client results. We understand that every individual has different needs and results may vary while attending our program.

author: Client Submission

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