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January 12, 2017

Farrell’s Boosted My Self-Confidence!

I can't wait to wake up the next morning and see everyone. I have been a Farrell's Ashworth member for three years now and have lost several inches, but the biggest change I notice is my energy. I have an active job and I no longer feel winded during my daily tasks and that is the biggest result I wasn't expecting to see or notice.

January 10, 2017

Transformations Ahead in Bettendorf!

Our newest location in Bettendorf, Iowa opened for their first 10-week session this past Saturday and had a great turnout, which included a former member who was waiting for a location to open near him! Check out the details from orientation and share with friends and family in the area!

January 5, 2017

Using Less Insulin Because of Farrell’s!

At the end of 10 weeks my body fat had dropped to just under 17%. I had lost 35 pounds and felt terrific.* The largest change I noticed was the amount of insulin I needed was less than half what I was using previously.

December 22, 2016

Fitness-Minded Farrell’s Friends Become New Owners!

Abby O’Reilly and Leslie Egan both began their Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping journeys in 2014. They’ve both held about every position possible at their Farrell’s locations, from 10-week member, to coach, to instructor and even manager, but now they are taking on a new role at Farrell’s Stillwater as owners! These two fitness-minded people, who grew their friendship at Farrell’s, are now excited to give back to the community and people that have given them so much!

December 15, 2016

A True Farrell’s Family

After a year of excuses for not joining the White Bear location, a Farrell's opened up a block from my house. It was time for the excuses to end.

December 13, 2016

8 Holiday Tricks to Avoid Extra Pounds

You walk into work and find delicious homemade goodies waiting to be sampled. Or you may have a different holiday party to attend every weekend until New Years Day. Let’s face it, this is a difficult time of year to make healthy choices. Follow these eight tricks to help you survive the holiday season without gaining a ton of extra weight.

December 8, 2016

Hard Work Pays off at Farrell’s

About 18 months ago I was wheelchair bound. I had bilateral fasciotomies in both feet. I have deep vein thrombosis among several other lower body ailments. Chrondo patella syndrome in both knees and degenerative joint disease in my left hip and left ankle. The VA was kind enough to give me a custom wheelchair, but I was not settling for that. If I could still take a step, I was determined to stay out of that chair as a permanent fixture or extension of my body. Today I am a KICKBOXER and doing things I was told I would never be able to do again such as walk, jump, run, etc.

December 6, 2016

Farrell's Healthy Holiday Gift Guide!

This year, think outside of the box for holiday gifts for yourself and your loved ones. Instead of another sweater, how about giving the gift of health? There’s nothing more important, and without it, we wouldn’t be able to enjoy all of life’s other gifts. This year, ask for and give the gift of health with these great gift ideas!

December 1, 2016

Staying FIT Through Pregnancy!

Making a lifestyle change and carving out time for daily workouts with two young children, ages 4 and 2, is no small feat. It took support from the whole family. My husband was inspired by my results (really, he was just jealous of my energy level and confidence) and began his 10-weeks during the next session. Our family was all in – making good food choices together and finding active ways to spend time together. Rather than putting life on hold while we worked to get healthy, we were going to get healthy while living life!

November 23, 2016

Farrell’s Has Been One of Our Best Decisions!

As a stay-at-home mom/in-home daycare provider, my days are spent surrounded by children, and having four children of my own, my nights are spent pretty much the same way. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE my children, LOVE my life and LOVE running an in-home daycare. But, that being said, I do sometimes miss adult interaction.

November 16, 2016

Food Medicine

Before turning to over-the-counter medicines to help fend off cold and flu symptoms, try adding these immune-boosting foods into your meal plans.

November 10, 2016

Big Transformations Ahead

Let’s show the world we can make a positive transformation by seeing the best in each other and by showing support for everyone! We won’t make progress by dwelling on the negative, but by standing by each other and for each other, we can be heard and make positive changes that benefit everyone.

November 3, 2016

Farrell’s Gave Me Back My Hope!

By week 4, I found a groove. Muscles tightened throughout my body, my jeans fit again, and I felt like a Green Beret everywhere I went. By week 5, I was landing my punches and I had beaten up every doctor, every symptom, and much of the trauma. Cutting each tie to the past, I experienced a freedom to move fully into this present moment and feel alive. Our instructors reiterated that each combination of punches and kicks, while at times complicated and confusing, could be accomplished if I completed one at a time. I have extrapolated this philosophy and many others from kickboxing into my life in the real world without gloves.

October 27, 2016

The Farrell’s System Simply Works

As the pounds continued to fall off, I became more committed to Farrell’s. The gym was no longer just a gym. It had become my second family. Working out at Farrell’s was no longer work; I looked forward to attending each session. I started to interact with others in my class, who previously were just strangers to me. I got involved with some of the activities that Farrell’s hosts outside the gym.

October 20, 2016

Farrell’s Made Me Ready to Fight!

I never expected to be diagnosed with cancer at the age of 37. But that's what happened. I measure my diagnosis and early days of treatment by the weeks of my Farrell's session. I received my diagnosis on the Tuesday of week 6. I had a bilateral mastectomy on the Friday of week 7. By week 9 I felt great and was back at Farrell's exactly two weeks after my surgery. I will forever credit Farrell's as the main reason why I was able to recover from major surgery so quickly.

October 13, 2016

Farrell’s Helped Me Beat Breast Cancer

FIT Member, Tracy, didn't let her diagnosis of triple negative breast cancer hold her back from fighting and over-coming the disease. Her Farrell's family was by her side on and off the mats during her treatments and she credits Farrell's with helping her beat breast cancer! Check our her amazing and inspiring story!

October 6, 2016

Feeling Half My Age at Farrell’s!

Farrell’s has changed my life in so many ways it’s difficult to narrow it down to just a few. I learned that it’s never too late to get in shape, to recapture that magic of youth. I started Farrell’s at 46 years old. I’m now 47 and in better shape than when I was 37, and I’m getting closer to being in the shape I was at 27.

September 29, 2016

Farrell’s Gave Me Back My Life

I signed up for my first 10-weeks in October 2015 instead of going ahead with the gastric bypass surgery. I knew I was at the best place to get my entire life back, not just a piece of it. I truly cannot thank Farrell’s enough for helping me with my goal of becoming healthy again.



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