Frustrated and pre-diabetic, Hanane Garcia knew she needed to make a change. Learn how she moved beyond her failures to become a competitive bodybuilder.
Sarie Bronish found the motivation she needed to lose 100 pounds. Now she spends her days motivating others.
From an overweight teen to personal trainer, Leo Figueredo uses his past to help others find a way to a healthier life. Read the full article on the blog to learn how this ISSA trainer turned his life around and started his own business.
Can counting steps really help you lose weight? Check out this new post on the ISSA blog to find out if this strategy actually helps with weight loss and what you want your clients to keep in mind if they're trying it.
After battling emotional and physical struggles all the way into her 40s, Bobbi-Jo Asher decided to take back control. Read about her inspiring journey from obesity to ISSA certified and the owner of a yoga studio.
It all started when I was looking for something to watch on TV and stopped on The Biggest Loser. I saw the contestants and noticed I was similar to them. And I was shocked, I weighed the same or more than the women on the show.
The motivation to be fit and inspire others to do the same comes in many forms, especially when faced with mortality. Once out of shape and heading down a dangerous path, Mike Lee is now a successful ISSA trainer, fitness model and actor, and growing presence in the online fitness coaching world....
At 38, Laurie Gouley had high blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose levels, anxiety, and depression. She made a decision to change her life and begin living. She joined a health coaching center, started her journey, and found ISSA - the certification that took her health to another level.
Kerry Blum is the meaning of inspiration. She lost over 50 pounds in 8 months, overcame cancer, battled the aftermath of orthopedic surgeries, and went on to be an ISSA trainer. Read her powerful story here.
Fitness has been a core factor in all of my life seasons. It's given me the ability to fight disease, be at my optimal mental and physical health, and give me the confidence to leave an abusive relationship. If it wasn't for fitness, I'm not sure where I would be right now.
ISSA Trainer Niki Bryant has helped Monica Gossmeyer change her life so much that she has decided to become an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer so that she can learn more and share with others.
Last year, Joseph Jackson had back issues, numbness in his legs and couldn't sleep. He weighed 365 pounds. His doctor said that he was morbidly obese and suggested weight loss pills. He had little-to-no confidence and felt defeated when it came to finding a workout routine that fit him and that h...