This is Terri S. I want to thank you for shifting gears in this time of Covid-19 and taking the workouts on to Zoom. When I first heard you were going to do this, I was a bit skeptical because I wondered how I could ever do anything at home that could be an acceptable substitute to the machines at HIT Strength. I was wrong. I started with Erika this week and she planned a workout just using 3 and 5 lb weights that I have at home, an exercise circle, my kitchen counter, a rolled up towel, a door and a chair. My first workout was Monday. On Tuesday when I got out of bed, I was hurtin' for certain! I asked myself, "oh my gosh, Erika! What did you do to me?!" I was very stiff across the shoulders and my arms. I thought back about what I had done, and it was the five-pound weights I lifted for butterflies. The soreness took a couple of days to dissipate, but I definitely feel I got a good workout.
As you know I've been a client of HIT Strength for 2.5 years. I've really felt that I benefited from the machine workout and the personal training. I'm stronger that I was before I joined and many activities are easier for me...more effortless. When HIT Strength closed temporarily, I was concerned I would lose much that I had gained in the last 2.5 years. But after 2 workouts I had this week on Zoom with Erika, I don't feel like I'm going backward. I felt challenged using the free weights and my own body weight. I was pleasantly surprised with the workouts! I don't think I'll miss a beat. Thanks, Mike and Erika!