Although I had lost 65 pounds 12 years ago, I had found that in the past 3-4 years I was struggling to keep my weight within my weight range. After losing and then gaining the same 15 pounds several times in the past couple of years and being hungry, grumpy and all around miserable, I knew I had to do something different. About a year ago, Joey began putting together online workout programs for me that kept me moving and getting stronger, while allowing me to workout at the best time for myself in the fitness center at my work place. Then I started working with Kelly on macro nutrition a few months later. Macro eating was the first time in forever I didn’t feel hungry all the time and I was finally eating real food and fueling my body properly for not only my workouts, but also for my passion – ballroom dancing. Being stronger, lighter and healthier has really allowed me to take my dancing to another level and given me more confidence on the dance floor.
After 6 months, I’m the same size I was in high school, but in better shape than I’ve ever been in my life. To date, I’ve lost close to 20 pounds and almost 20 inches overall. I have a big shopping trip planned because I literally don’t have a single pair of pants in my closet that aren’t too big!!
Kelly & Joey have been there with me every step of the way, helping and encouraging me to keep going. They’re amazing coaches and even more amazing people. ~ Candi Vaughn
I have been at Temple Fitness for several months now. The past few years have been very difficult for me and my family. I had lumbar fusion in December of 2011 and the recovery road has taken a toll in every area of our lives. I have been to Physical Therapy, Decompression Therapy, steroid shots, Epidural shots and many other treatments, desperately looking for some relief. To be honest with you when I first came to Temple Fitness I had lost hope of ever being able to exercise or have a life without pain. I am a very active person. I was heavily involved in ministry and I wanted with all that was in me to have my life back so I could do God’s work. Not being able to function as before affected not only me but my family and many others I worked with immensely. I believed God would touch my back and heal me but many times I was so weary from my pain and my faith would weaken. I was recommended to go to TF by my chiropractor who was a blessing to me through it all.
I remember sitting with Kelly on my first consultation in tears because I really did not want to try “something else”. I thought I had done everything I could in the natural to help myself and nothing worked. I started working with Joey and after a few weeks I was shocked with some of the things I was able to do. At times I thought Joey had forgotten I have screws and rods in my spine. He pushed so hard until I lost my fear of not being able to do more. Many times I got in the car and just cried thanking God for the progress. In these past few months I have experienced many weeks with no pain! I am so thankful for Temple Fitness and all it has done; not just for me but for my family. My husband now is part of their CrossTrain as well. We are on our way to being a healthier and pain free family thanks to TF. ~ Yolanda Lilly
3rd Child and Im back to my pre baby jeans! I started with Temple Fitness after my third child. I was unmotivated and not getting the results I wanted on my own. What I got in return was priceless,..great training, great friends, great encouragement and motivation. The fitness training was great. It was always different , challenging and fun. I not only began to get the results I wanted I also got great education in fitness, techniques and training. One of the things that came out of joining with temple was accomplishing one of my bucket list items..runnning a half!! I was encouraged to do this with my trainer who said, hey lets do it together!! It was a first for us both and we have become friends that I will have forever!! Joining temple was a great thing I did for myself and I would encourage anyone to just step in the door and you will never regret it!!! ~ Gabe Mills
Sugar Junkie Turns Fitness Competitor! I never exercised before joining Temple Fitness, over just a few short months I was getting stronger and starting to see great results! I was amazed. Joey and Kelly challenged me to do a fitness show. I thought they were crazy! Me the sugar junkie do a fitness competition! I decided to go for it. Joey coached me throughout the entire journey and I am amazed out how I transformed my body! Im now competing often and love my new healthy ( less sugar) life style. I love Temple Fitness, Joey and Kelly and the whole team. If I can do it anyone can with the help of Temple Fitness.
~ Rachael Barnett
Single Mom gains more energy and drops size by making exercise a priority! For the first time in my life I have found an exercise program that I truly enjoy and have stuck with. I am so much stronger, I’ve lost 2 sizes and I have so much more energy! As a single mom its hard to find time for yourself , but the energy and strength I now have has proved how important it is for me to take care of my self so I can be a great mom! I look great too. LOL Just yesterday a colleague of mine said at lunch “You not only have lost weight but your whole body has changed”. I thought that summed it up well.For me the right choice was Temple Fitness. I’m glad I found them several years ago. Exercise is now not just something extra I do sometimes or would like to do, but something that is part of my lifestyle.
~ Larisa Featherstone
I love the new me and am never going back! Over the past 4 months of training with Joey, Bryce has lost over 50 pounds and decreased his body fat by 16%. But most importantly, his confidence level has sky rocketed! He enjoys his time with Joey immensely and it really shows! We just can’t say enough about Joey and Temple Fitness, our entire family trains there and it has been such a positive impact on our family as a whole. ~ Thank you Joey!- Kendy Lindley
Stroke survivor turns Fitness Competitor, 6 months post stroke! After having a stroke in January 2012 my daughter Kelly, son Anthony and son in law Joey encouraged me to clean up my diet and start exercising again. I took it one step further and committed to a body building show. At the age of 57 I weighed 213 lbs. with a body fat percentage of 27%. With the help of Joey and Kelly of Temple Fitness, and my son Anthony, I was able to reduce my weight to 167lbs and my body fat to less than 6%, in approximately 10 months. I was able to attain my goal with the support of Temple Fitness.Thank you for all your knowledge and encouragemement! ~ love Dad, Bill Collova (Kelly’s Dad)
I keep having to shop for new pants! I love it! Awesome place! As a “rookie” to the whole gym concept/personal training, Kelly is a great trainer. She has encouraged me each step of the way. So far, I have lost 75 lbs! The entire staff is so friendly. This is one of the best decisions that I have ever made. ~ Ann Walker
Titans Cheerleader – When I began my journey to tryouts in 2009, Kelly was recommended to me for dance lessons. Although I was not where I needed to be technically, I really wanted to advance and Kelly proved to be an incredibly effective teacher. She helped me to grow and feel confident as a dancer with frequent choreography and instruction. During the couple of years that I was in Temple Fitness I saw how well Kelly, Joey, and their team understood body compositions and cared about their clients’ progress. Since there had been great results from my dance lessons and trusted that I could experience great results with fitness training, as well. In preparation for Tryouts I began training in February 2012. Their knowledge and genuine concern allowed me to trust them as a trainers and friends and, therefore, by following his instruction and advice I was able to reach goals through fitness and nutrition. Temple Fitness helped me become a much better dancer with a better physique and health. I was so glad to have the support and encouragement of Temple Fitness. They are family to me and helped me accomplish my dreams! ~ Ashley Alexander
Salon owner, My Clients keep asking how I stay so toned! I have lost over 22 pounds and so many inches I have had to go down 2 dress sizes. I owe it all to Kelly at Temple Fitness. I have never felt better! My husband and kids just can’t believe how much energy I have! ~ Johnna Rightmyer
We started boot camp with Kelly over 2 years ago and still look forward to it each week. Kelly always keeps it fun and interesting, incorporating new material all the time! I love that we are able to cut up and have fun while we’re working up a sweat! The class is consistently challenging, but never boring or tedious, which is why I’ve been able to stick with it this long. And we plan on being there for a long time to come! ~ Teresa Hartsaw & Kendy Lindley
Working with Temple fitness gave me a whole new outlook on fitness. I was trained like an athlete instead of with the mind set of losing weight to fit into clothes. My passion for my health and overall well-being has been transformed as well as my physique! I am forever changed for the better. Thank you Temple Fitness.~ Anne Marie Peterson, “Titan Cheerleader” Kelly Barbera center, Prego with number 3! Ashley Alexander on Left and Anne Marie Peterson on Right
As a recording artist who is doing a new project, it is so important to me that the image match the music. I came to Temple Fitness and started working with Joey to meet my goals. Twenty five pounds later, I am ready to go after it and I feel great. As you get older your metabolism changes, so your lifestyle has to make those changes to combat that or you will lose the battle fast. Joey and Temple Fitness get results because they understand that. I am thrilled to be a new me. ~ Tim Rushlow
66 and no prescription meds, thanks to Temple Fitness, says Dr Anderson! I am 66 years old and have been working out with Joey and other trainers at Temple for the last eighteen months. Since I am a pilot, I did not want to start taking prescription drugs to control borderline type II diabetes. The solution was to start and stay with Temple Fitness. My AC1 was reduced from a high of 6.9 down to a 6.2. My waist has been reduced from a 42 down to a 38. My physician, Dr. John Anderson, at the Frist Center told me that I am his only patient over 60 that does not take any prescription drugs. It is all because of the guidance on exercise, diet and the training help I have received at Temple Fitness. I have stayed with it because of the motivation and quality experience provided by their professional trainers. I have had a great experience with Temple Fitness and had much rather spend my time and money seeking PR’s (personal records) rather than fearing trips to the ER and buying prescription drugs. Temple Fitness has been life changing for myself and my whole family. My wife, daughter, son and grand children all train at Temple! It really is a family! ~ Ron Johnston
70 Years Young , Recently competed in USA Powerlifting Competition, thanks to Coach Joey! I started training with Joey at Temple Fitness just to be active! I had no idea I would start power lifting and competing, thanks to Joey. Ive now won 3 powerlifting competitions and recently represented the USA in the Worlds. My whole family trains at Temple, My wife, daughter in law and grandson! I couldn’t ask for a better coach! I am a lifer at Temple Fitness. ~ David Lindley