- "It's never too late to be who you might have been." -George Eliot
Check out the picture above of Charlotte DuBois at a recent fitness competition. Charlotte is an AlamoCafe Nutrition Consultant who lost over 100 pounds and has kept it off for more than 4 years! Below is a picture of her midway through our program; you can see her before pictures on our homepage slideshow.
I have been significantly overweight all of my life. I spent my childhood being called names and teased daily by kids and adults. I have always been self confident, smart and somewhat popular. Those characteristics got me through the teasing and sadness that I dealt with all of my life. I wanted more than anything to be a cheerleader in junior high, so I tried out. I didn’t make it and later was told by the coach herself that I was more than able to be a cheerleader but she didn’t pick me because I was “too fat”, her words to me.
Wow! That was painful but not enough for me to do anything about my weight. Go figure!
For the next 28 years of my life my weight went up and down. I have never tallied up all the pounds I have lost but it surely is in the hundreds by now. I gained them all back and then some. I always dressed nice, worked out and told myself I was healthy and fit. After all, I taught cycling classes at the gym—how can I be unfit right? But then something began happening to me physically. I started having chest pain, aching knees and a bad mental image of myself. I was simply not happy.....The last 3.5 years of my life has been a wonderful transformational journey. I have done things physically, emotionally, and mentally I never thought possible. At the core of my transformation is Rosemarie and my friends at AlamoShape. What happens inside those walls with the guidance and support of Rosemarie is beyond measure. She has believed in me, inspired me, and pushed me to be a better version of myself. I now have a body I always dreamed of, accomplish physical challenges I aspire to and am able to inspire others to be healthy and fit. Thank you Rosemarie, and all of you amazing women at AlamoShape!!
Part of Charlotte's continued success has been her dedication to the SuperShape program where you pay for results...not a gym. 4 weeks with a personal trainer and no gym fees to pad the cost. Before and after measurements, daily training sessions available and new training protocols such as Kettle Bells, Battling Ropes, and the TRX help you make fast progress. Let us help you reduce body fat, restore lean muscle tone, increase bone density and reshape your body! Check out these actual weight loss results, just a small sampling of actual members:
How to start SuperShape sessions?
SoftShape is the preview to SuperShape, allowing you to ease into some exercises that are quite different than any you may have tried before. We will be using the TRX Suspension Training system and high-speed intervals. Further we use mostly free weights and SuperShape students are usually running at 10 mph and doing push-ups & pull-ups. If you plan to start SUPERSHAPE please review the SoftShape page first to determine which program timeslots best fit your schedule. After 4 weeks of SoftShape we can decide together if you would like to advance your training to the next level.
What is SuperShape?
SuperShape is a proven weight loss and toning program. Guided by a personal trainer, you’ll do shaping and fatburning exercises guaranteed to bring fast progress. Tracking your nutrition in the SuperShape food diary will help you to see your nutritional strengths and needs.
Why choose SuperShape over a gym membership?
How many times have you heard of people paying $45-65/month for a gym membership they never use?
Now you can pay for results, not gym overhead. Knowing that you have a personal training appointment at least 3 times a week not only helps to keep you focused, it puts your fitness dollars to use in the best possible way…direct results for you.
How much does SuperShape cost?
SuperShape breaks down to $8.55 plus tax for each session, payable in full at the start of the 3 x week, 4-week program (total with tax is $129). These sessions, each 55 minutes in length, are priced at 1/6 the cost of of one-on-one sessions. It’s fun, effective personal training and the time flys by! There are usually about 12-18 students in each small group setting*.
Where does SuperShape meet?
Sessions are held at AlamoShape located at 700 First Street in the Granada Center, suite 765 on the west side of the center across from Samons. You'll love the distinctly feminine atmosphere of our newly remodeled location.
How is my progress measured?
Weight - Be part of our 4-pd challenge, all on the honor system. Most clients lose 3-4 lbs the first month; you'll receive a 10% discount if you document your weight after weighing on our physician's scales.
Bone Density and Strength - Not only will you begin to see a pleasing shape to your muscles, but you will also find your strength increasing as daily activities become easier.
Knowledge - As a SuperShape student you will learn how to exercise correctly and understand better how your body works.
Self Esteem - It’s not just about how your jeans fit! Your confidence levels and how you feel about yourself is even more important.
When does SuperShape meet?
With SuperShape currently* you can work out any day of the week with sessions Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday at 8:30 a.m., Saturday at 9:30; Monday/Wednesday/Friday at 4:30 p.m., Mon/Wed at 530 pm, and Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 pm. The program price is based on 3 x week, but plan on coming every other day if you can. * Note: Subject to change....The sessions are a little larger with this current policy of these unlimited sessions, but the workouts are still great and it gives you more options. The more we see you, the better you'll feel!
When can I start?
The program starts anew each month, and as stated you must complete 4 weeks of SoftShape before beginning SuperShape. After a minimum of 4 weeks of the conditioning exercises in SoftShape you can begin SuperShape. Download all forms on our sign-up page , fill them out, then e-mail us through our contact page . All client contact is via e-mail, so please check your messages on a regular basis and feel free to send me any questions that way.
Get ready to change your life! We'll do our part, you do your part, and in 4 weeks you’ll be on your way to a new you!
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