Member Stories
Mar 9 2015

Personal Training Testimony: VIDA Member Maggie Feldman-Piltch

Finding the right trainer is one of the most important aspects of a one-on-one fitness program. You’ll be spending a lot of time with this person so he/she should be someone you like, trust and feel comfortable with. Here at VIDA, we try to get an in-depth idea of our new members’ goals, athletic background,…more

Feb 28 2015

Lighter, Healthier & Stronger: Weight Loss Challenge Results

As we reach the end of our January Weight Loss Challenge, it’s always awesome to see members who are actually feeling a big difference in their bodies. Not just in amount of pounds lost, but also feeling healthier, stronger, and more confident as a direct result of our program. The success of our members is…more

Feb 18 2015

Weight Loss Challenge Check In: Week 4

By: Elise Chretien Now that we’ve entered the 4th week of our Weight Loss Challenge, we wanted to check in with some of our participants and see how things were going! U Street members Rick, Tony, Robert and Cassandra have seen different variations of progress through their training sessions with PT Josh Hagel. However, one…more

Feb 17 2015

VIDA Member Profile: Natalie Aranda

Within seconds of sitting down with Natalie Aranda it’s impossible to not be inspired by her bubbly personality and positive attitude. Natalie, a regular at our Yards location, has lost a total of 40 lbs in only six months here at VIDA. She credits this remarkable weight loss journey to her VIDA family and by…more

Feb 5 2015

Member Profile: Lou Muscarella

By: Elise Chretien Here at VIDA there’s nothing we love more than success stories from our members. Even better when our members have a chance to share their stories with the community – which is what U Street member Lou Muscarella had the opportunity to do this month. Lou, a diabetic, local realtor and avid…more