Category Archive for "Success Stories and Testimonials"

The tough love and accountability Michel needs to stay on track

New research led by Ottawa’s Dr. Doug Manuel illustrates what most of us already suspected – your lifestyle choices around food, drink…

Finding the confidence to face the mirror without fear

Last fall, Jenna Bruner was battling depression and secluding herself at home because of how she feared being judged in social situations…

Back in the saddle with less pain, more power

When I sat down with Kevin K., he had just cycled in to Free Form Fitness’s Kanata location from Arnprior. The week…

Her health insurance plan? Be in ‘super kick-ass shape’

Chantal Lancaster was no stranger to exercise when she first walked into Free Form Fitness. She knew enough to appreciate what she…

No place to go but up

Seven years ago, doctors gave Greg Brown six months to live. Greg was diagnosed with melanoma. This is the most dangerous form…

Starting a new chapter in her life after a vicious attack

Just because your parents were world-champion athletes doesn’t mean you will be inclined to follow in their footsteps. That was certainly true…

Ready for the call to action

Every time that alert sounds, Ottawa’s firefighters take action without knowing how their lives, and the lives of residents, could be on…

Staying in tune with baby #2 on the way

Violinist Jessica Linnebach has come a long way since her soloist debut at the age of seven. She’s been with the National…

Ready to take on the world

It’s fair to say that anyone who has followed the P90X program is no slouch when it comes to fitness. This is…

Time to invest in herself, to age well

Last fall, Sarah Wells was feeling her age. She would be “creaky” when she got up in the morning, with aches and…

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