Kansas City Woman Learns How To Lose 40 Pounds of Fat with Hitch Fit!
Hitch Fit Gym has two private personal training studios in the Kansas City area:
Kansas City Woman Learns How to Lose 40 Pounds of Fat with Hitch Fit!
Downtown/Midtown Kansas City – 3036 Gillham Rd. KCMO 64108
Overland Park, KS at 91st & Metcalf next to Whole Foods Market.
To work with one of the Hitch Fit TRANSFORMATION Personal Trainers at either location call 816-753-8900 or write to [email protected] for details on rates and how our programs work.
“My life instantly changed on January 6th, 2012. I was intimidated walking into Hitch Fit that day. I was not in the best condition. I had little to no self esteem left and was severely depressed. Little did I know at this time I would make one of my best new friendships. I sat on the futon waiting for Rachel to finish up with a client. My nerves were getting to me and as I was getting ready to make my dash out the door into my car, she says “Hi, are you Melissa?” This was the last day of a life which, was being wasted away by depression & excuses.
It took rock bottom for me to pick up the pieces. I started taking steps to improve my emotional well being. I stepped on the scale…181 pounds, I got pinched…results… I was obese for my age and height. I told her that 4 ½ years ago I was diagnosed with Thyroid Disease and had surgery to remove half of my thyroid. My weight was an everyday struggle. I would look in the mirror in disgust. I was always very outgoing & ready to take on the world. I wasn’t anymore. I was told by my doctor that I may never be able to lose the weight because with a thyroid condition weight is a hard side effect to control. I gave up that day…I threw in the towel. My depression became worse over time. I was put on anti- depression medications that did not work. I was turning into a recluse. I wanted nothing to do with anyone. I pushed everyone I loved out of my life. I started losing myself and everything I worked so hard to achieve. Rock bottom…I hit that….I hit it extremely hard. For a year I beat myself up emotionally. I tore up every ounce of confidence I had left in me. I saw my family’s concern and laughed at them. “Who were they to…blah blah blah?” Well, rock bottom came with a huge price for me to pay.I found an amazing life coach by the name of Amy. It took me a 1 ½ to work through the torment I caused to myself for so many years. So emotionally…I was good. It was now time to prove to myself I could change who I was on the outside. After I stepped off the scale, I sat down to talk with Rachel about the program. As I like to say…I swan dove straight into the program and didn’t look back. I was 110% ready when I started that Monday morning at 6:00am. By 6:00pm that same night I wondered what in the heck did I just get myself into. It felt like my body was going to fall apart. But I went back for more and kept at it. Rachel motivated me and pushed me to do things I NEVER thought I could do…like 405 lbs on the leg press.
Maybe I was not the easiest of clients. I doubted my ability to lift heavy…”are you sure I can do this” probably came out of my mouth at least twice a week. She’d look at me and say “you can do heavier”. Sure enough I could. I worked out 3 days a week with Rachel & to my disliking I did 6 days of cardio. No matter how much my body ached I pushed through each workout. I’ll never forget the first time she made me do the prowler. Everyone at Sol Cantina was watching. I was so embarrassed. The famous red hill scared me the first time I came face to face with it. But I did it…I accomplished what I thought was inevitable. Rachel pushed me to my limits because she knew I could do this. She needed to be tough on me. I needed her to be tough on me. I remember thinking of me as the devil saying no you can’t & Rachel being the angel saying yes you can. The diet on the other hand was easy for me. After a month of eating “clean”, I felt like a brand new person. It was weird. I finally had energy and could take on the world. I created my own hitch fit recipes and my family enjoyed them with me. I think the hardest part of the diet for me was giving up my diet Dr. Pepper. I would drink about 6 or 7 cans a day. NO ALCOHOL….not even 1 beer? Absolutely NOT!! I honestly thought how am I going to go out and not drink a beer. Well I did. I drank water & brought my food with me to some functions. Working out with Rachel and losing my weight gave me my life back. I would never trade my experience for anything. I enjoyed every workout and all my time spent at the gym. All of the trainers were a huge support and cheered you on as you defeated each goal. To my family & friends, thank you for putting up with any outbursts (like the pizza cravings in the beginning) and keeping my focus on the goal & the continuous support after I had reached my goal. To A.J., Emily, James, Jamey & Josh it was awesome getting to know you all and continue with the great job you are doing for your clients! I want to thank Rachel for her constant support & guidance throughout my transformation. She truly helped bring me back to life. I look up to you in so many ways. You are inspiration to me and I know others feel the same. I don’t know if I will ever be able to repay you for the good that you have done for me. Thank you for making me believe in me again and erasing years of doubt & unhappiness. You rock!!”
ARE YOU READY FOR YOUR TRANSFORMATION?
Contact Hitch Fit today!
Call 816-753-8900 to set up an appointment with one of the Hitch Fit TRANSFORMERS
Diana Chaloux is a top personal trainer, professional fitness model, WBFF Pro Diva Fitness Model and World Champion competitor. She is co-owner of Hitch Fit providing one on one personal training in Kansas City and Online Personal Training Worldwide. Diana's passion is fitness and goal is to educate, motivate and inspire others to lead a more fit and healthy lifestyle. www.HitchFit.com www.DianaChaloux.com Contact Diana at [email protected]