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Gym Member & Personal Trainer Testimonials

We are so proud of of our members for every step and every milestone reached, no matter how big or small. We help our members set their fitness goals, and we will do everything we can to motivate and encourage them reach those goals. They work hard inside and outside the gym, and we are thrilled to share their victories!
Kathy Lawson

Kathy LawsonSPRINGFIELD, MA

ABOUT A YEAR AND A HALF AGO I WENT FOR MY PHYSICAL. I WAS CONSIDERED OBESE AND MY CHOLESTEROL WAS 216, WHICH WAS TOO HIGH. MY DOCTOR SUGGESTED I MODIFY MY DIET TO LOSE SOME...
Megan Cayo

Megan CayoSPRINGFIELD, MA

Six years ago, before I got married, I lost about 60 lbs on weight watchers. Unfortunately, having two babies in two and a half years, coupled with being home with them for a year, I...
BARBARA FERREIRA

BARBARA FERREIRAChelmsford, MA

I would like to express how pleased I am with my Personal Trainer - Nancy Marchand. To date, I have lost over 80 pounds with NO surgery! It has been a lot of hard work,...
LISA JABLONSKI

LISA JABLONSKISPRINGFIELD, MA

Throughout my whole life I have battled with weight issues, but more importantly, I have struggled with self-confidence issues. In 2006, I hit the highest weight of my life and to be honest didn't really...
Melissa Richards

Melissa RichardsChelmsford, MA

Starting personal training at Best Fitness was the best thing I have done for myself in years. Getting Nancy assigned as my trainer was a stroke of luck that I am exceedingly grateful for anytime...
Laurie Bradbury

Laurie BradburyDrum Hill, MA

I wanted to express my happiness, gratitude, and life-changing experience here at Best Fitness, and with the training Department (especially Ryan). I have been obese my entire life, and as you would imagine, I have...
Jason Dietz

Jason DietzChelmsford, MA

Working with Martin has been and continues to be one of the best experiences of my life. Every Tuesday morning I work out with Martin and he kicks my butt. He pushes me to be...
Colleen Kutz

Colleen KutzSPRINGFIELD, MA

I gave birth to my second daughter in April of 2012. I always intended to get back on track heath-wise right away. As time went on I found myself stuck in "mommy mode". I was...
Ann Pulliam

Ann Pulliam

Gaining weight had snuck up on me. I didn’t feel that overweight. Then I went with a friend clothes shopping and found myself having to sneak over to the Plus size jeans because I couldn’t...

KristenNASHUA, NH

Ben at Nashua Best Fitness is beyond awesome. I was stuck in a routine, bored, and not seeing results. He made working out fun and I have never felt stronger. Whether he is training you...

Christine CoteNASHUA, NH

I want to tell you about how much this past year of working out with my trainer Ben Glassman in addition to Easton and Logan in the BFITT program has done for me. I have...

Madeline KennedyALBANY, NY

In reflecting back on the past year and my accomplishments, I wanted to share how instrumental Brett Winne has been to my achieving my fitness goals. I went to Ben Ragucci at the Central Ave....

Jessica FontaineALBANY, NY

One of my friends told me about Best Fitness and how great it was there. Right at the start I knew I wanted some change in my life, so I asked for a personal trainer...

William MuseDRUM HILL-CHELMSFORD, MA

I've been paraplegic since birth but have always been an athletic guy; competing in wheelchair track and field and wheelchair basketball as a kid and teenager. At the age of 26 I moved into a...

Felicia HamannDRUM HILL-CHELMSFORD, MA

I started here as a member and was looking to get back into the shape during college. Back in September 2016 when I started I was about 172lbs at 36% BF, which is the highest...
Julie Fierley

Julie FierleyNASHUA, NH

I originally joined the Best Fitness in Nashua back in May 2014. I was previously a member at Planet Fitness and wanted to take my fitness knowledge to the next level and have more equipment....

Stacey L.NASHUA, NH

Coming from a gym that prides itself on its rows of deserted cardio equipment and its purple, black and yellow shirted "trainers", Best Fitness-Nashua, was the wake up call this girl needed. In four short...

Suzanne MacDanielSCHENECTADY, NY

My husband and I went to Best Fitness and Vent Fitness over a year ago to look for a gym. And by far we both liked Best Fitness right from the start. The appearance of...

Tracy CrowleyCHELMSFORD, MA

I've been training with Martin in Chelmsford for the two years. He is so inspirational and motivating! I'm a women athlete, a very competitive marathoner in my past, in my 50's and not able to...

Paul GilmoreCHELMSFORD, MA

Martin Hernandez has been my fitness, and spiritual trainer at the Chelmsford facility for years. He has consistently supported my physical development without belittling, and with encouragement that exceeds my best hopes and goals. He...

Anna AmlashiCHELMSFORD, MA

I have been working with a personal trainer for years at best fitness. Martin is consistent, motivational, and friendly. I have never been athletic or interested in sports, but I want to exercise for my...

Julia RichardsALBANY, NY

I have always taken pride in my athleticism since I was very young, being part of many sports. Being surrounded by healthy and strong people is important to my inner self as I age. However,...

Nora ShaveSCHENECTADY, NY

I have been a member since 2009 and started training with JoJo and worked with her for 3 years. JoJo decided to leave to pursue other interests and I trained with Kory while she was...
Wilson Rios

Wilson RiosSPRINGFIELD, MA

I joined Best Fitness in 2016 because I wasn't able to enjoy normal everyday activities with my wife, and I felt horrible. I couldn't breathe very well and would get winded walking short distances. After...
Cruz Rollon

Cruz RollonSPRINGFIELD, MA

I saw a YouTube video of a woman who was 74 years old who got in shape, and I thought if she could do it I could do it! I decided to join Best Fitness...

Deborah ZaborNASHUA, NH

I joined Best Fitness after 2 weeks of trying the free trial membership in June 2017. From the start, the staff took the tim to listen to my needs, concerns, and primary goals for maintaining fitness...
Terri White

Terri WhiteALBANY, NY

After raising 4 kids and watching them all grow into successful adults, I knew it was time to start working on me. Once I started looking at pictures and realized I didn't like what I...

KATIE BALBANY, NY

Best Fitness is a fantastic gym in so many ways. I originally got roped into going to a yoga class with a friend, just to try it out... I found out quickly that yoga is...

John GilbertLOWELL, MA

I lost 50lbs in seven months with Mike's help and the Bfitt60 classes! I never thought I would loose so much weight in so little time. I have more energy and feel so much better....

JUDY DAVISALBANY, NY

Where do I even begin? I have always loved going to the gym since I was 18 years old. I went for many years while I was living in Massachusetts. I moved to the Capital...

Radmila MiletichALBANY, NY

I started my personal training with Tom Sokol at Best Fitness on Central Avenue in Albany on November 28, 2016. Through Tom's leadership, guidance and help, I went from 180 pounds down to 129 pounds...

Karen LombardoSCHENECTADY, NY

I wouldn't say I am out of shape, nor would I say was in shape. I needed help and I needed some one on-one time with someone who would get to know me and work...

Suzanne DunhamSCHENECTADY, NY

I have been training with Marina for over a year now. It has been a positive experience from the start. Marina is always on time and we use every minute of my session working out....

CarolineALBANY, NY

I have been training with Dillion for just over a year. He is an absolute gem and I am so glad I get to work with him. When I first came to the gym I...

Deborah StilsonSCHENECTADY, NY

I broke my arm in April of 2013, three weeks before I retired. After surgery to reconnect the humorous and all the nerves in the “ball,” I found myself in PT for three months. But...

Nancy Jo NorelliSCHENECTADY, NY

I walked into Best Fitness about a year and a half ago extremely overweight and out of shape. I figured I would spend some time on the treadmill and try a few of the machines...

Lisa LoefflerSCHENECTADY, NY

I met Toni at a very emotional point of my life, the day my boyfriend deployed to Kuwait. I knew right away that she would have a positive impact on my life. She has been...

Aaron EvansALBANY, NY

I’ve been working out with Tom Sokol as my trainer at Best Fitness on Central Avenue since July 16, 2016. I started with 3 sessions a week and have since increased it to 4 sessions....

Mary Rose WatersSCHENECTADY, NY

I've been a member at the Schenectady location almost 2 years. I started doing my own thing on the treadmill and machines, it was okay. Then I tried the group class Bfitt60 and it really...

Janet PennockALBANY, NY

I have been training with Tom Sokol for the past year. I must say that I am challenged each and every time, and look forward to our weekly training sessions. Tom works in a way...

Jennifer FrameSCHENECTADY, NY

I started with Best Fitness about a year ago in hopes that I could finally get myself into both a routine and healthier lifestyle. I had come to a point in my life where I...

Judy GranbackaSCHENECTADY, NY

Kory Macaulay, my shinning star and personal trainer for over 10 months now. His professionalism, knowledge, and enthusiastic commitment to his training makes me realize that I will have not problem in reaching my goals....

Thomi MitchellALBANY, NY

In March of 2016 I decided it was time to get serious about getting fit and healthy. I joined Best Fitness in Albany and started with large group fitness classes. Then I spotted a Bfitt60...

Ebonika WertzALBANY, NY

For the past few years, I've attend Best Fitness on a regular basis. It wasn't until I joined the BFITT fitness classes, that I became dedicated to bettering my health. With the help of Best...

Vanessa R.ALBANY, NY

I joined Best Fitness in June and started personal training in July. I have never felt so motivated to workout in my life. My trainer Paul is AH-MA-ZING! He pushes me to give my workouts...

Karen

I 've lost 25 lbs and kept it off thanks to the staff at Best Fitness.The trainers are very knowledgeable,helpful in setting &meeting goals. My gym sessions have kept motivated with keeping the weight off,...

Alicia VolksSCHENECTADY, NY

After suffering from a head injury I was very nervous to get back into the gym. I decided to get a trainer to help me through the process of getting back into a routine and...

Kim AichnerFULLER RD. - ALBANY, NY

In December last year I injured myself because I was morbidly obese and terribly out of shape. I made a decision to change my lifestyle and become healthier before I turned 50 this July. I...

MarjoryALBANY, NY

Joined BestFitness January 2014. The best decision I could have made. Began my journey to achieving my weight loss goal and I can tell you, I would have not been able to do it without...

Elizabeth BrooksSCHENECTADY, NY

Starting Best Fitness has been by far one of the best descisions I could have made for myself this year. From the moment of inquiring about the gym, to actually joining the gym, it has...

Patty JohnsonSCHENECTADY, NY

Marina Pacilio makes training sessions fun and challenging. She considers each person's ability and encourages the right amount of effort toward the goal of becoming stronger. At first I was afraid that I might be...

Ruth LacrossSCHENECTADY, NY

I started coming to Best Fitness Schenectady in 2003 because it was very close to me and offered everything you need in a gym. Starting in 2007 I had a series of accidents involving my...

Adony ReisLOWELL, MA

I just wanted to say thank you to my trainer Pablo and the rest of the training staff over at Best Fitness Lowell. With the combination of training with both Pablo and the Bfitt60 Strength...

Amy Cunniff-BleauSCHENECTADY, NY

I’ve struggled with my weight my entire life, but was finally motivated to change when I was at a low point both emotionally and physically. I had been recently widowed and being a single parent...

John MacDanielSCHENECTADY, NY

I joined 18 months ago to better myself. Immediately started to train with Brendan. I feel so much stronger - have lost 25lbs, and even done things like Leg Press 1000 pounds! Every time I...

Danielle WymanSCHENECTADY, NY

I started my membership with Best Fitness when I moved to the Albany area in May of 2013. My best friend was a member so I decided I would give it a shot. I liked...

Kathy and Phil BazickiSCHENECTADY, NY

I started training with Brendan basically to tone up and become stronger. I was diagnosed with osteopenia and professional strength training was a must. My husband joined us a month later and we have been...

Suzanne MSCHENECTADY, NY

I joined the gym in February 2016, so I have been there for almost 2 years. I started training with Brendan as soon as I joined. He has been nothing but helpful, supportive, and encouraging....

Ilene LamalfaSCHENECTADY, NY

My training at Best Fitness has been a great experience. My trainer Brendan is extremely knowledgeable about every muscle in the body. He always encourages me to do my best and to try new machines...

Karen SmithSCHENECTADY, NY

Brendan was a phenomenal trainer. He encouraged me to keep working when I was ready to quick! He helped me find and use muscles I didn't know I had! He helped me stay on a...

Amman KajlaSCHENECTADY, NY

Brendan is an exceptional personal trainer. After the first training session I had with Brendan, he asked me to go home and contemplate the following: A short term goal, which I could reach in six...

Bernice RuzzoSCHENECTADY, NY

Marina Pacilio is an incredible trainer. Her knowledge of muscle mechanics is endless. One small tweak in they way I stand or place my hands can make or brake my ability to perform an exercise....

Heather BloomerALBANY, NY

If you're looking for motivation to keep you on track, Best Fitness is there for you. Signing up for personal training with Dillon has been challenging but fun (well, mostly) Whether you need a little...

Meg DuncanFULLER RD. - ALBANY, NY

My friend and I decided to join Best Fitness on Fuller Road at the end of Feb 2017. We have had many discussions about the struggles she and I both have had with making specific...

Millie HolmesALBANY, NY

I have been coming to Best Fitness for about 5 years. My best personal training experience was with Stacy, we worked hard and consistent with the workouts. I remember my mindset was totally focus on...

Cody McguireALBANY, NY

I've been coming for about three years now. I have never had a complaint! The staff here is great, friendly and the gym is alwasy clean!

Lawrence DrewALBANY, NY

I've been a member at Best Fitness for 5years. It's been a great exerpicence and I've learned to manage my body, weight, and workouts. For the last 4 months I've been working with Paul. Paul...

Kevin WilcoxALBANY, NY

Best Fitness and Paul do an awesome job of developing a program that fits me and works for me. Not too much, not too little.

Claudia CongemiALBANY, NY

I have been loving my experience with Best Fitness! Paul has been a great support and has helped me meet my fitness goals. I have been to other gyms in the past but have never...

Kati Lupoli and Lynn WhalenCHELMSFORD, MA

We have been training with Martin two times a week for over three years. He always manages to keep our workouts varied, fun and challenging. Over the years both of us have been plagued with...

Sal LicataALBANY, NY

Paul Funaro is the best if not the best fitness trainer that I have ever expierienced. In short he is awsome. He knows his craft and is great at what he does. Its realy hard...

Signe LehnerSCHENECTADY, NY

I’ve had several Personal Trainers here in the US and abroad and by far Marina has been the best. She has been my trainer for the last three years and currently has reconfigured my workout...

Clark CollinsSCHENECTADY, NY

I have been training with Marina for a little over a year. I chose Marina because I had taken one of her Bfitt60 classes and I was impressed by the way she conducted the class....

Alisha HouleSCHENECTADY, NY

I have been a member at Best Fitness since my freshman year of college and always attended spin/group x classes. I signed up for personal training five months ago in hopes that I would feel...

Miranda NagellSCHENECTADY, NY

My Best Fitness trainer Brendan has influenced my life in ways I didn't think possible! Through hard work and our joined dedication to my fitness, he was able to be flexible with my crazy busy...

Jill CarrSCHENECTADY, NY

Brendan is an awesome trainer. He helps me to exercise while having fun. He helps me to work my muscles by using a combination of machines, TRX, sled, weighted balls, and other exercises, I personally...

Dorothy GrahamSCHENECTADY, NY

If you had told me a year ago, that I would be deadlifitng 150 pounds, I would think you’re crazy! But that’s just one of the things I have done with my trainer Brendan! He...

Kerry GeorgeSCHENECTADY, NY

My name is Kerry, and I have Prader-Willi Syndrome, a condition that affects my muscle tone, balance, and my heart. I signed up for training with Brendan so I could get stronger and more balanced....

Mary AlbersSCHENECTADY, NY

After I a few months of training with Marina my strength increased steadily to the point, that I popped the garage door off it’s roller tracks when opening it! I’ve gone from struggling to lift...

Anita VitalloSCHENECTADY, NY

About a year ago I made the decision to improve my lifestyle and begin working with a trainer at Best Fitness. I have a back condition that has limited my physical abilities most of my...

Janelle RobinsonALBANY, NY

I’ve been a member of best fitness for two years now and I worked here for a year as well. I could say so much about this amazing place but to keep it short I’ll...

Brenna SmithALBANY, NY

Such a great gym! Everyone is so welcoming and we all act like one big family :D I trained with Dillon Hassett for six months and HIGHLY recommend him. He pushes you when you need...

Ryan D.SCHENECTADY, NY

My trainer Ryan Taylor has given me a new approach to working out. I've been in more of a power lifter's mentality for the better part of a decade. Since training with Ryan I've lost...

Darcy KenificSCHENECTADY, NY

I started personal training @Best Fitness Schenectady with Craig until he was given a promotion to Fitness Director. Craig then introduced me to Ryan. Ryan has helped me lose weight & every Wednesday he pushes...

Michelle DickinsonSCHENECTADY, NY

I began my membership at Best Fitness in January 2017. After many injuries, one surgery, and having a baby, my normal workout routine was no longer cutting it. I decided to sign up for Personal...

Amy MyersSCHENECTADY, NY

I started training with Brendan in 2015. Before working with Brendan, I hated the idea of going to the gym and working out and struggled to find workouts I could consistently stick with. Brendan has...

Jacob GrimmSCHENECTADY, NY

My name is Jacob Grimm and I have a severe seizure disorder. At any time I can start convulsing, shaking or gasping for air. I have a device in my chest to shut off my...

Cheryl VelopeSCHENECTADY, NY

After 30+ yrs of sitting at a desk most of the day, I needed guidance when I began my membership at Best FItness. I'm an older client who needed help regaining strength, flexibility, balance, and...

Janet MikovichSCHENECTADY, NY

It is my desire as a 75 year old female to increase and maintain the highest level of overall fitness and whole body strength possible. Marina Pacilio has guided and helped me find the method...

L RelyeaSCHENECTADY, NY

Marina is an exceptional fitness trainer with whom I have had two personal training sessions weekly for the last 20 months. Not only is she extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of fitness planning, diet, methods,...

Tajah UmarSCHENECTADY, NY

I've been a Best Fitness member for 3yrs and a member of other gyms sporadically dating back many years. I have always wanted to be fit and take personal fitness seriously. My biggest challenges have...

Abbi S.SCHENECTADY, NY

Working with Toni has helped me in many ways, both physically and mentally. We have gotten very close since we first started working together and I am very grateful for that. She pushes me to...

Jill StanleySCHENECTADY, NY

I have been working with Toni for about 6 months. She is so easy to be around and to talk to. If I'm having a bad day she will listen while I vent and offer...

AnonymousSCHENECTADY, NY

I hired Toni as my trainer back in November of 2016. At the time, I was depressed, anxious, full of self-loathing, suffering from kidney and heart conditions – and in denial about it all. I...

Theresa RiccioSCHENECTADY, NY

My gym was closing and I needed a new place to work out. Best Fitness was recommended to me and I love it! I started training back in 2013 and I continue to train to...

Lokesh BindallLOWELL, MA

I just wanted to share the amazing life changing experience I have had here at Best Fitness Lowell. I have been doing personal training and the Bfitt60 small group training for almost 3 years now!...
Alex DaSilva

Alex DaSilvaLOWELL, MA

My name is Alex Dasilva and I just wanted to say thank you to Best Fitness Lowell and the BFITT program for helping me change my body and my life! I have lost over 50...

Brittany murrayALBANY, NY

I Love the Best Fitness! Dillon is a great trainer and always has awesome shoes! He keeps me motivated.

S.T.A.ALBANY, NY

I have visited many fitness centers and Best Fitness is my utmost favorite! The best part is training with Billy Lyons whose incredible expertise is what makes the fitness experience the best!

Jenny KALBANY, NY

Billy Lyons is by far the best personal trainer. I was always athletic but life got in the way, Billy helped me build muscle and get back to almost my high school tennis weight. I...

Michaela P.ALBANY, NY

I've been going to the gym for years. I've always worked out alone or with a friend but have never really gotten the results I wanted. That was until Billy. I didn't think personal training...

TrizaALBANY, NY

My personal professional trainer William Bill Lyons is helping me transform my body. So far I've realized, I was doing everything wrong and thanks to him for being so gentle yet motivating to teach me...

Rebecca PlantyALBANY, NY

I have been working with Billy Lyons for awhile now and I can see the difference in my strength and endurance. He is very good about accommodating for my scheduling. Billy alters my workouts to...

Roline LeeALBANY, NY

A few months ago I convinced my mom to sign me up for a gym and a personal trainer. I met with Sir Billy Lyons who was awesome! He helped and pushed me through every...

KathleenALBANY, NY

Before I joined Best Fitness, I was bored with my routine at the smelly gym I belonged to. What motivated me to join Best Fitness was a challenge to lose weight and win money. Wow,...

M&MALBANY, NY

What is there not to say about Best Fitness. We all do our research about gyms i.e. locations, fee per month, flexibility, availabilities etc, etc. However, its not just the standard things you look in...

Hillary DiBiaseALBANY, NY

I walked into Best Fitness in Albany in December of 2015, and I signed up for personal training with Billy. Before that, I couldn't stick with any workout plan I had started, I tried different...

Devorah KaufmannALBANY, NY

Thank you Billy Lyons for all the hard work you make me do, because you believe I can! I have worked with you for almost two years now and I appreciate your sincerity, caring and...

Mersiha A.ALBANY, NY

I have been a member since this gym was first brought to Albany in 2006 and have never found a reason to leave. If you're looking for a place to workout without all of the...

Dave RoseSCHENECTADY, NY

I wanted to take this opportunity to recognize My trainer Ryan Taylor. For the last 3 years he has worked with me to create a version of me that I’m proud of. When I first...

RobertSCHENECTADY, NY

I have been training with Ryan for just over two years. He has made a difference in the way I perceive workouts and body management. He is creative and challenging in the workouts that he...

Ariana CurtisSCHENECTADY, NY

I joined Best Fitness with zero goals and zero expectations. It’s a road I’ve been down before and my intentions were to hide in a far corner of the facility on a treadmill and hope...

Chelsea WalterSCHENECTADY, NY

Ryan Taylor is the BEST! I looked forward to every workout with Ryan! He knew exactly how to motivate me during my workout and shared my excitement when I started seeing results. Unfortunately I took...

Erika TaylorSCHENECTADY, NY

Ryan's Bfitt60 class is the by far the best group training I've been a part of! No matter the number of people in the class he's able to pay close attention to everyone's form correcting...

Amanda RathertSCHENECTADY, NY

Throughout the last 2.5 years Ryan has trained me through the roller coaster of life; a wedding and a baby! Without him I wouldn't have been in the best shape of my life before my...

MattSCHENECTADY, NY

I have been training with Ryan for quite some time now and I can't thank him enough for the way I feel. He has helped me prepare for my position as a pro ski instructor...

Alyssa BryantSCHENECTADY, NY

I have been training with Ryan for almost 6 months now and it's just been a fantastic experience thus far! I had wanted to join gym for a while but was very intimidated and insecure,...

BrendaSCHENECTADY, NY

Ryan has been my fitness trainer for almost three years. He is skilled, thoughtful, sensible, has a lot of integrity and a wealth of knowledge in health and fitness! He's also a pleasure to work...

Cristianne JohnsonSCHENECTADY, NY

I trained with Ryan Taylor for about a year. During that year not only did I lose weight I learned the proper way to lose it. Going into the beginning of my training, I knew...

BobSCHENECTADY, NY

Alright I have two versions- #1 - Ryan Taylor is a ******* monster! The end. #2 - After my wife started training with Ryan, I took in interest in personal training with Ryan for our...

Nic LotanoSCHENECTADY, NY

I've been training with Ryan for just over three months. When I started out, I was in the worst shape of my life, and now I'm down 40 lbs in just a short time! He...

Lisa JacksonSCHENECTADY, NY

I meet with Ryan weekly and he has helped me achieve my fitness objectives. I have developed strength and muscle definition while learning new exercises. His positive attitude and encouragement make workouts something to look...

Jessica Lee CainSCHENECTADY, NY

I have been working with Ryan now for 3 years now and I look forward to the workouts he plans. He’s absolutely amazing and because of him I’ve surpassed my fitness goals. Before working with...

Kevin AlvarezSCHENECTADY, NY

When I first joined the gym, I was unsure what exercises to do and how to start. Since training with Ryan, I have seen a huge difference in my discipline and myself. Ryan has taught...

JoladeSCHENECTADY, NY

I have been training with Ryan for almost a year now. With his help, I have been achieving my weight gain goal (which has been a struggle of mine for many years). Ever since I...

AnonymousSCHENECTADY, NY

Ryan is my champion! Always encouraging and knowing that when he adds that extra weight I can do it. I have even started asking for more weight!! I am strong and fit since training with...

Rachel McGarryCernakSCHENECTADY, NY

I has always wanted a personal trainer but hiring one was so expensive. One day I walked into the gym and saw one free month of personal training and thought to myself, why not!? I...

LibbieSCHENECTADY, NY

I've had the pleasure of training with Ryan for several years. My main goal when I first started working out was to become stronger. I have two small children and found keeping up with them...

Errin FerrucciSCHENECTADY, NY

I have been working with Ryan now for almost 2 years. My goal when I started was to get stronger and show more muscle definition. Ryan showed me how to change up my diet and...

Dawn BrennanSCHENECTADY, NY

I am a group fitness instructor at BEST Fitness, avid runner and exerciser who was looking to change up my routine, build more muscle and get faster when I first started working with my personal...

Patrick CurlySCHENECTADY, NY

Ryan Taylor is the the epitome of best fitness, or the best physical shape one can be, but it goes further then the physical when you are a trainer you have to tap into the...

Michele RosencransSCHENECTADY, NY

Joining Best Fitness three years ago was one of the best decisions I ever made for myself. Sitting at a desk most of the day for work, I knew I needed to get my body...

Kevin Van AkenSCHENECTADY, NY

Brendon has been my trainer since February and I have seen a lot of growth in my muscle size since then. Brendon and I have developed a good trainee/trainer relationship through his good since of...

Adina Lawton R.NSCHENECTADY, NY

Making the decision to train @ Best Fitness with Marina Pacilio, has been the best contribution to my health and fitness I could have made. I needed change & didn't know how to do it...

Samantha MacDanielSCHENECTADY, NY

Training with Brendon has been a huge help to me, as I try to work towards my goals to improve upon my body and heath. He has helped motivate me to work as hard as...

Shane SlaterSCHENECTADY, NY

Marina has been my personal trainer for a few years now and I am nothing but happy with my results. When I first started with Marina, she asked about my end goal. After my goal...

Lindsay Kesten SlaterSCHENECTADY, NY

Marina has been my personal trainer for the past three and a half years. She is phenomenal at what she does, to say the very least! When I first met Marina, I had very little...

Rima CerroneSCHENECTADY, NY

In October of 2014 I had a serious injury. I shattered my knee and currently have a bar attaching my leg together. I couldn’t bear any weight on my knee for three months. It is...

AnneALBANY, NY

I've received personal training from Best Fitness for several years and it helps to keep me accountable, but my personal trainer, Billy, not only keeps me on track but I've reached new milestones in my...

Clyanna L.ALBANY, NY

My personal trainer Billy was always motivating me to do better. Whether it was early in the morning or late in the evening, he always encouraged me to push my limits and always had great...

Jillian T.LOWELL, MA

In August 2016, my fiance and I moved to Lowell, MA into our first home. One of the first things I wanted to do after settling in was find a gym close by so I...

Mayte E.LOWELL, MA

I just wanted to share my experience and say thank you to my trainer Pablo and Best Fitness Lowell. I have been training with Pablo for ten months and have lost over 40 pounds now!!...

Radmila MiletichALBANY, NY

I participated in personal strength training with Dillon Hassett at the Best Fitness facility on Central Avenue in Albany for almost a year (from October 11, 2017 through September 5, 2018), and I very much...

Bonnie CaspersonLOWELL, MA

I joined Best Fitness Lowell in April 2017. I weighed in at 147 pounds standing at only 5 feet tall. My self esteem was low, I was always tired and I was angry with myself...

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