Success Stories

Read about the success stories of our members at American Family Fitness.

Member Testimonials

Read Our Members Lifechanging Stories

There have been so many lives that have been changed through American Family Fitness and their personal trainers. Check out those stories below or submit your own success story and have it featured online!

Rebecca Pruss

In 2011, Rebecca weighed around 350 pounds. “I speculate I was around 350 since we bought a used treadmill and everyone in the family could use it but me. Within 2-4 minutes of using it, it would come to a screaming halt (yes the motor screamed and came to an agonizing halt). After locating the Read more

Tonya Jackson-Smith

Member, American Family Fitness Colonial HeightsIn December 2016 I was told by a doctor it was time to make some changes in my life or I might not be around much longer. I had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea and severe acid reflux which had caused some other significant health issues. That very Read more

Carol Schuyler

May 9, 2018 was the day my workouts at Swift Creek AmFam would save me from the potentially debilitating physical effects of a serious auto accident. Actually, that day I was on a “fitness” mission to find a cycle shop in Chester to get new cleats for cycle shoes. After waking up at VCU Medical Read more

Lisa Whitehurst

When I first started my fitness journey to a healthier me I was 285 lbs. I told my husband I had to lose weight because it was taking a toll on me and I felt horrible. The very next day he signed me up for a gym membership. I started working out alone at first Read more

Matt Fretwell

After weighing 276 pounds, I found my health and way of life miserable. Losing the weight and getting fit was more about living life than a diet. I initially lost 55 pounds, but then plateaued to 220 for several years. Not until I joined the Mechanicsville AmFam was I able to take off the last Read more

Sharon Shover

My Success Story started in January of 2014 during a trip to Universal Studios. I couldn’t walk for more than 10 minutes at a time, and everyone had to wait on me while I stopped and rested. I was frustrated about being overweight and unhealthy and felt helpless and hopeless as I watched my loved Read more

*Disclaimer: American Family Fitness does not guarantee results, which can vary from individual to individual.
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