In 2006, Finally Fit was born with an idea, a ton of passion, one person in mind (mom), and a whole lot of ambition and determination.
In October 2011, after working at various gyms over the last 5 years, I decided it was time to open up my own little place and mom was the one to point out the spot that we called home for the next 5 years over on High Assets Way. It was a special place to me, not only because mom picked it, but it was something that my husband, brothers and I put some blood, sweat and back pain with the concrete stain floor and the vision of creating IMPACT in our community.
As we reflect on this year, we’ve had a lot of milestones and changes. Joey graduated with his Masters in Architecture. We found our little Peek-a-poo, the escape artist, Pumpkin. I began to embody the concept of Minimalism that empowered me to let go of the items mom had that I was afraid I would forget and also a lot of my own possessions. We welcomed our second child, Emma Jean into the world. Sophie loves being a big sister! And we started building our team with Shelley and Miguel.
And then on Saturday, Finally Fit officially said goodbye to that beautiful view we had from our 1200 square foot space. Lots of memories and I’m grateful for all of the awesome people who came through the door these past 5 years. Thank you!
Yesterday (Monday) we welcomed our Fitness Family into their NEW 3032 square foot home front and center on 9664-4 Eagle Ranch Road in the Venture Commerce Center east of Costco! We are so excited for our new adventure in this new space! I want to take a moment to send a huge Thank YOU to Shelley, Kevin, Miguel, David, Joey and my brother Aaron for working so hard to help make all of this happen so quickly.
We would love to invite you in for a peek and visit us but we also wanted to give you a heads up that we have some very special promotions going on in celebration of the holidays and our new space! Each day this week we will be posting an exclusive offer that is either time sensitive or available in limited numbers.
We certainly don’t want you to feel pressured or feel like you’re trying to be “sold” something so there is no obligation here but we also don’t want you to be left out if you’re looking to prioritize your health, fitness and nutrition in 2017.
Today we are prepping for our 21 Day Jump Start for only $97. Only 10 available. Begins January 9, 2017.
We have a Jump Start solution to help with shrinking the waist, hips and buns area...to get a few pounds off after the holidays.
... while there is no quick fix (I don't care what the infomercials claim) I did go to the drawing board and crafted a new 21 day rapid jump start program that's right up your alley - if you want to get back on track. The program allows you access to our custom sessions, plus an on-the-go 21 day meal plan for the entire program!
Due to the demand of these Jump Start programs, we are being very strict about only accepting 10 people as this program will run concurrent within our existing custom sessions, so if you’re on the fence, jump off and act right now!
Kick off the new year right, and grab yours before it’s gone!
Here's how to register...
Just call 505-238-3760 or email email@example.com and let us know that you want in on the 21 Day Rapid Jump Start I'll get you all dialed and ready for January 9th.
Our Custom Sessions run every Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 11am, 4pm, 4:30pm, 5:00pm (no 5:00 Fridays) and Saturdays at 10am. All Custom Sessions are at
9664-4 Eagle Ranch Road, Alb, NM 87114.
Looking forward to seeing you there!
P.S. Like I said we only have room for 10 more participants for the 21 Day Rapid Jump Start program and I'm sure it will fill out quickly.
PSS. Sign up today and receive a free 2 week pass to Planet Beach as a pre-holiday gift from Finally Fit.
PPSS. If this program isn't the right fit for you stay tuned tomorrow for our next offer!
Still a work in progress but the new space is pictured below!
It's been 6 weeks today that we welcomed our little Emma into the world! Time has already flown by so fast. It was just about a year ago Joey and I started talking about having another kiddo and as I'm typing this up on my phone, she is sound asleep in my arms. It's about the only way she sleeps and I don't mind at all.
It was so crazy to think about how we even started talking about it. I was in the kitchen cleaning up and I had this odd feeling of "oh my goodness what if I'm pregnant!" This strange feeling came over me of warmth and excitement. Literally about 5 minutes later Joey sends me a text saying "I had a dream last night that we were pregnant and we were so happy!"
Our positive home test in early March and our first doctors appointment April Fools Day confirmed things were about to change!
The first thing is being called "elderly" by my doctor! Apparently being 40 and pregnant makes you old and high risk. It was definitely something Sophie had fun with throughout my pregnancy!
Overall it was a healthy pregnancy and little Miss Emma Jean was born 5 weeks 2 days early on October 8th weighing in at 4 pounds 15 ounces.
I'll continue to blog about my journey of my "elderly" pregnancy, especially fitness and nutrition and of course my guilty pleasures...chocolate!
Some events coming up:
5th Annual Holiday Party: December 10
Bring a friend week: December 12th-17th
Stay tuned for more details on those!
We wanted to take a moment to Congratulate Shelley and welcome her aboard to our Finally Fit Team!
Shelley began her fitness journey with us nearly 3 years ago. She works extremely hard in each workout and has rarely missed a session!
Just in this last year alone, she has made a HUGE transformation in her physique and continues to work hard on her nutrition and exercise program.
Several weeks ago, Joey and I talked about a certain event coming up rather quickly. We discussed the hours I'm already putting into coaching, program design, ProCoach nutrition through Precision Nutrition, Costco, family etc...
It was clear that I am officially at capacity and can no longer extend my hours out without compromising family time. I'm proud to say that I've stuck to my personal and family commitments by being home no later than 6:30pm during the week and 12:00 on Saturdays.
However, we still want to grow. We found ourselves at that interesting stage of being stuck. My time is stretched thin as it is and about to be non-existent soon. How can we grow? Do we grow? Can we grow?
We decided to give it another try of building a team. A team who aligns themselves with our core values. A team who truly believes in our mission of changing the way fitness is done. A team who believes in our purpose of helping people feel better, move better and live life better. A team who believes in actual teamwork and collaboration and not their own personal agendas. As the old saying goes "There is no I in TEAM." --And Shelley gets that.
She was one of the first to send in her resume and we were thrilled to see it along with all of her reasons WHY she would be a great fit for our Team.
With Shelley's extensive background basically being a marketing ninja, she'll be able to do the things that I haven't had the time to execute, follow up or simply aren't good at doing to help grow Finally Fit.
Please help me welcome aboard Shelley!
Back by popular demand our Drop 2 Sizes 6 week Challenge begins January 25th –March 7th!!
RECOMMIT TO YOU IN 42 DAYS!!
Do you want a proven plan to ditch the scale, drop two pant sizes and wear the clothes you love?
Join us for our 6-week program guaranteed to help you drop TWO sizes – without a scale and without counting calories. Drop Two Sizes is a lifestyle program that will teach you how to create small habit changes over time. If you are tired of starting over every year than this is the program for you.
We are only opening up 20 spots for the entire program…no really…that’s it. To GUARANTEE your spot you may PRE-register by giving us a call and set up your appointment to secure your spot today:
9101 High Assets Way Ste 108 Alb NM 87120.
This is a very popular program and always sells out!
~ Remembering and Honoring Leslie Jean Marshall ~
Leslie Jean was a blessing to so many in her family and her community. Her story of strength, resilience and determination is inspirational and Finally Fit would like to honor her and the life she lived by bringing awareness to Type II Diabetes. The scavenger hunt will be a fun, entertaining, competitive and educational experience about diabetes prevention for all involved!!
Join us on this special scavenger hunt!
All proceeds will benefit the
New Mexico Diabetic Advisory Council
Here are the rules:
Maximum participants: 5 adults per team
Cost: $20 per adult. THE MORE PARTICIPANTS THE GREATER THE DONATION!
** Also seeking Corporate Sponsorship's for either donation of choice OR of $300 to include 5 entries. All sponsors will have company logo and recognition on all Sponsor Sheets.
Where: Finally Fit 9101 High Assets Way Ste 108 Alb NM 87120
When: Saturday November 7th
Time: Team Meeting 2:30pm (You will get the list of clues at this time)
After Party: Our after party will begin shortly after 6pm after everyone has returned from the hunt. Finger foods and beverages will be provided for our hunters. Winning team and prizes will be announced before 7pm.
Deadline: Team registration closes Monday November 2nd 6pm. No refunds or transfers after registration closes.
For More Information Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hey Life Changers!
We have started registration for our Fall session beginning September 2nd - November 20th. Space is limited (Only 10 kids per class) and spots fill up fast! Reserve your child’s spot today!
FINALLY……A KIDS FITNESS PROGRAM THAT IS FUN AND EFFECTIVE!!
What is FitRanX?
FitRanX is a comprehensive and standardized ranking system used for gauging a child’s fitness level. This is not a system based on how long based on how long your child has been in a program or how much the instructor think he or she has improved. This is a REAL ranking system that took years to develop and perfect.
How does FitRanX work?
FitRanX works through standardized fitness testing. There are 8 FitRanX levels with corresponding colors that represent each level.
In order for your child to progress from one level to the next, they must participate in a fitness test that uses specific exercises to determine strength within exercises’ respective muscle groups. Through scientific testing and years of development, these exercises have been proven to allow your child to demonstrate personal fitness growth in each major muscle group, as well as cardiovascular conditioning.
This is a great compliment to any sport your children may be in and enhance their mobility and performance. We have a Registered Dietitian and Exercise Nutrition Coach on board. We would be delighted to reach out to the community to help families struggling with childhood obesity.
Hey Life Changers!
It’s easy to get lost. Especially when you don’t have a road map. Ever get lost even with a GPS? The same can happen with your fitness goals. You have a destination in mind but you always seem to be taking the long route to get to where you want to go. You take a wrong turn and it takes you through this long bumpy road to get back on track. When you do finally get back on track, a storm hits and you’re stuck in the mud until the clouds part and the sun comes up.
This happened to me this year. In March, my mom passed away. It was sudden and it completely changed everything. My mom was “my why,” my reason for choosing the fitness industry as my career path. I wanted to help her and get her off diabetes medication. That was back in 2004 when I began this journey. When she passed away, it seemed my passion, “my why” passed along with her. I was in a dark place for a period of time, still grieving and now trying to find a new “why.”
I knew I needed to start taking care of myself again. I had stopped eating regularly. I skipped breakfast. Fast food was easier. Coffee replaced water. My exercise program stopped. I lost weight, I lost muscle. I didn’t feel well. How can I motivate our clients when I’m not even taking care of myself? It didn’t matter the circumstance. I had to Recommit. My road map was still being blocked. My destination was in sight but my siblings and having the responsibility as moms’ executor were keeping me in the mud. I felt stuck and a part of me felt like staying in the mud. I was lost. I knew where I wanted to go but didn’t know how to get there. I was tired. I decided to go see my mentors and I brought Miss Kelli with me. I was shown that “my why” can still be there and I can still do things in honor of my mom. This was a breakthrough moment for me. I reached out to my support system and they helped pull me out of a dark time. I struggled with the thought of starting all over again, but I did. I treated myself as a brand new client working slowly on Phase 1 of our program and Step 1 of our nutrition program. Taking it step by step, not all at once. Within a week I started feeling better and had natural energy again. Not caffeine induced energy. I got to thinking about recommitting to myself even more and the reasons why I had to recommit. Then I wondered how many people need to recommit to themselves. Then “Recommit to YOU in 42” started to flourish.
Recommit to YOU in 42- Program begins August 25th- October 5th. For serious female applicants only. Must submit application to be accepted (ask email@example.com for application). We are only accepting six people for this program so submit your application immediately.
It’s time to get serious and get focused. How can you be sure you’ll take action this time and stay motivated to finally reach the body you want? Take on this challenge with a different attitude. To achieve success, you must change your mindset and decide this will be it. Decide that you will do what it takes! You are looking for something. Is it a feeling you’re after? Is it a look you want? Whatever it is, it is within you. Start to peel back the layers to get to who you really want to become. Do you want to fit into your skinny jeans again? Do you want to feel sexy and be able to wear whatever you want with confidence? Do you want more energy or maybe you’re tired of feeling ashamed of the way you look, and you want to feel fit and empowered in your own body. Do you want to feel better in clothes? Or maybe out of clothes?
Bottom line: Are you ready to change and become the person you want to be? Are you ready to do what it takes?
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for your application. If you do not take the time to answer these questions I will not help you. Why? Most people won’t take the time to reflect on what they want and instead will just do the training program and menus looking for the “answer,” “the cure,” “the miracle pill” “the miracle program.” These same people will get only a few weeks into the program and lose motivation, and they will be destined to fail because they never took the time to examine why they wanted to change in the first place and, more important, what they were willing to do to achieve that change. The answer is within yourself and it’s up to you if you’re ready to COMMIT.
IF accepted you will receive
Hey Life Changers! We’ve already kicked off our second annual 100 Workout Challenge, and here are the rules:
The challenge began July 1st and ends December 31st.
Check in at our front desk, grab your card and hand it to one of our team to stamp your “100 Workout Challenge” card, and then Check In on Facebook or comment on MINDBODY mobile app every time you workout.
ONLY one workout per day will be count towards your goal.
Complete 100 workouts by December 31st, and turn your card in to our front desk no later than January 5, 2015.
Members who complete 100 workouts by New Year’s Eve will receive $100.00 on their member prepay!
Not a member? Don’t worry! This challenge is open to all new members, and if you become a member in July, you’ll have plenty of time to complete the challenge by the end of the year.
Good job to Kelli, Lucias and Shelley with 10 or more workouts so far!
See you in the gym!