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We're always looking for people who find success in our programs. We'll
post their stories here, because we think you might be both inspired and
encouraged to learn about others out there tackling the same challenges
you face along your own journey to good health.
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"Dad, come to Africa. I am off for a month at Christmas. We can climb Mt. Kilimanjaro together!"
That was in October 2012 and is typical of my daughter’s
notion of planning; she was giving me until December — two months!— to train for a climb to 19,341 feet.
We have backpacked before, but not nearly to that elevation. I had been going
regularly to Toby Wells YMCA and had been losing some weight, but my workouts
have been scattered and lacking focus. I did not want to go half way around the
world and fail on a distant mountain without exploring my preparation options
before going. I determined that I needed to have a trainer that could guide my
efforts. The question: was there enough time? Read more
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We want to hear your stories so badly that we're giving out prizes for them! Use the comment box (see below) to submit your story, and you will have the chance to win three months of membership dues ON US! (one giveaway per facility.)
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Submit your story, and you will have the chance to win three months of membership dues ON US! (one giveaway per facility.)
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