Our members' success is our highest priority. Read about some of the great success our members are having.

Steve Paschang

With the assistance of Personal Trainer and Fitness Director Matt Johnston, Steve Paschang has lost 105 pounds and beat diabetes. Steve shared, “Seven years ago, my weight had ballooned out of control, where routine cardio was of little benefit. A severe diabetes diagnosis about scared the pancreas out of me, so I got serious about my wellness and investigated the staff of Prairie Life’s Personal Trainers.

"I’ve been strength-training steadily with Matt Johnston once a week as part of a group...

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Stephanie Flowers

By training with Marci Sepanski, Stephanie Flowers was able to lose weight and make some changes to her routine that have led her to live a healthier lifestyle. Stephanie explained, “I lived a very unhealthy lifestyle for many years causing excessive weight gain and severe back pain. Two years ago, I was diagnosed with Spina Bifida Occulta and found myself stuck on a sidewalk alone in downtown Toronto not able to take another step because of the back pain. The BIGGEST part of my success has been...

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Katie Snook

Before having kids, a regular exercise routine wasn’t a big part of Katie’s everyday lifestyle. She had done a few things here and there but never stuck to a specific plan. That all changed when she was due to have her first child. Katie decided that she wanted to get her old self back after weight gain from pregnancy so she decided to work with Personal Trainer, Brian Schroeder. The original goal in mind was to lose the weight she gained and be healthier. After working consistently with Brian, not...

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Katie Risch Bakhit

We are thrilled to share the success of Katie Risch Bakhit and her journey with Personal Trainer Maggie Hernandez. Katie explained, “I have been member at Prairie Life since January of 2016. Shortly after I joined, I had a jump-start session with Maggie Hernandez (married name Grace) and soon after became a regular client of hers. Since working with Maggie, I’ve gained strength, speed in my running, and perhaps more importantly, overall confidence in a fitness center setting.

"Just over a year...

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Craig Ames

By training with Olivia Borer, Craig Ames has been able to find a sustainable workout and nutrition routine that has enabled him to lose 20 pounds in 10 weeks. Craig explained, “After working diligently to lose weight on my own I hit a plateau and decided to enlist the help of a personal trainer. Since starting with Olivia in November of 2017 and completing the 21 Day Sugar Detox, I’m down over 20 pounds in 10 weeks!

"I am continuing to see results with my weight and overall health. The changes...

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Cindia Carlos

When Cindia Carlos gained weight after quitting smoking, she joined Prairie Life Fitness and started working with Personal Trainer Jennifer Schroeder. She said, “I was asked once if I was pregnant, and that was enough. I joined the gym and it was the best decision I’ve ever made. I started working with Jennifer, and she is an excellent trainer. She motivates me to push beyond my perceived limits! I feel great, look good and have a great amount of energy. Thank you, Jennifer for all your support!”...

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Chad Willits

Before 2017, Chad was 25 pounds overweight and drank a fair amount. He decided to make a change and signed up for triathlon training without owning a bike. At his first swim assessment he could not even swim 50 yards without having to stop multiple times for air. Working with Heather Dall, Chad learned all kinds of exercise techniques and greatly improved his swimming skills. To date, he has lost 31 pounds and is still working hard.

“After completing 2 tris in 7 days, I have a wonderful sense...

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