Jillian Michaels Just Kicked My Butt in Chicago… Then I Disagreed with Her!

This weekend, 7 trainers from the Transformation Center went to MidwestMania, a large fitness conference in Chicago, designed to help us become better trainers and coaches. (A huge thank to our trainers, Ashton, Joe & Ryan, that stayed behind and kept our classes going!) (From left, back row: Monique, Dustin, Liz, Michelle, Erin; front row: Shelley, Tessa) This was the 4th  year I … [Read more...]

Lessons learned from having my engine blow up on the interstate

This past weekend, I had planned on going home to see my family.  My sister was flying in from Colorado and it was going to be the first time we were all together since my mom's unexpected death. On my drive from Madison to Minnesota, my car started to act up and it got bad.  I pulled over and my car was smoking and it wouldn’t start.  I got a tow into Tomah and got the news my engine blew up and I … [Read more...]

How a Mom Overcame Divorce, Back Surgery, Multiple Jobs and High Risk Pregnancies to Get Her Life Back

I love hearing stories from everyday people, just like you and I, who have decided enough is enough and have done something about it. Andrea is about to share her story.  She just completed 10 weeks in our Killer Kurves lifestyle weight management program. ->-> Click here to learn more and join her next week as we kickoff our new 12 week session <-< Take it away Andrea: I have always … [Read more...]

21 Ways to Lose 21 Pounds in 21 Days!

Rapid weight loss… It is what many people come seeking when they join the Transformation Center in Madison or our online Fit Moms for Life programs.   Here are the best ways I know to lose up to 21 lbs in 21 days. Get in an accident and lose a leg Travel to a foreign land and pick up a tapeworm Contract a severe virus that has it coming out of both ends Awesome tips, right?   The truth i … [Read more...]

WARNING: What You Are About To See Is Disturbing, Watch Only If You Are Ready For Change

Every once in awhile a video or article comes out that gives me goosebumps and fires me up to fight the fight of helping families get in better shape. The video you are about to watch has done that more then anything else I have ever seen. We can't wait another day to take action and create change, we deserve better and your kids deserve better. Depending on where you are at in your … [Read more...]

Inspiring story of how one woman lost 48lbs and continues to lose!

Do you have significant weight to lose and feel overwhelmed as to where to start? Are you the caretaker for many people in your life and find that you're constantly putting yourself last on the list? If so, you are really going to enjoy the interview I have for you today! Jody, first started with our FM4L 6 Week Challenge (available to anyone in the world), and then transitioned into our … [Read more...]

A powerful story…can you relate?

Sure, I talk about it a lot because it is what many look to as a measure for success, but I don't really care about how much weight you lose - I care about how much you growth you experience. Weight loss is a by product of growth… I view myself less and less as a fitness professional and trainer and more as a growth specialist. "If you aren’t growing, you are dying.” I can’t agree more with t … [Read more...]

Single mom ready to end it all, chooses life

I knew Onica was a special person the day I met her. I only had about 20 minutes to get to know her, but I could see deep hurt within her and yet I also sensed she was a strong, determined woman that was ready to give it her all. Fast forward about two months and I was sitting at the Transformation Center going through my e-mail when I received the testimonial you are about to read. The crazy … [Read more...]

Bad news…

At first I thought about only sending this out to those of you living in the Madison area, but I decided to send it out to the 10,000s around the world who receive my newsletter and follow Fit Moms For Life. Sometimes, we are all guilty of focusing too much on weight loss, but these testimonial quotes you are about to read will help us be more mindful of the many other benefits that come with … [Read more...]

How Eric lost 110lbs (and his wife 60lbs!)

Many people don't realize that Killer Kurves, the comprehensive weight loss program we offer at the Transformation Center, is open to men too. Below, one of our Killer Kurves alumni, Eric, shares his incredible weight loss journey. In two short years he went from almost going under the knife for gastric bypass, to deciding to lose weight with a more natural approach while inspiring his family … [Read more...]