Case Studies from Chesterfield

Our latest case studies from the Chesterfield team!

Nicky Buxton

Nicky Buxton

Since joining Simply Gym in Chesterfield my confidence has grown so much that I feel like a brand new person. I lost a lot of weight myself but needed that extra push when I could no longer see the results I desired. With the help of my personal trainer Gav, I have pushed myself further than I ever thought I’d be able to! I even lift weights now and love it.

So far I’ve lost nearly 8 stone, going from a size 22 to at size 12 and with the support of the entire Simply Gym team there really is no stopping me.

Gemma Hudson

Gem Hudson

From the age of 10 I played netball at a competitive level and so I trained at least 6 times a week until I was 18 and I ate healthily so never really had any cause to worry about my weight or shape. I was always happy being a size 10 weighing around 10 stone. Even throughout university, I maintained my weight for the majority of the 3 years.

It wasn’t until I entered the ‘real world’ and started working that I found out how hard it was to balance my personal life and work life. I gave up netball to concentrate on boosting my career and earning good money. Living on my own and away from family and friends meant that my diet also suffered as I had takeaways most nights. Over the next 3 years my weight crept up to 14 stone (size 16-18) and I had very little confidence to do anything about it. Even though I worked in a gym, I just couldn’t find the motivation to train.

Moving back to my home town last year gave me a kick in the right direction. I joined my old netball club, playing 3 times per week and I immediately started to notice a difference in both my fitness levels and weight. It was a new years resolution that really pushed me to lose my weight though as I knew that just playing netball wasn’t going to cut it. I decided to practice what I preach and actually train in the gym with the help of my personal trainer Rob. I train 2-3 times a week, just doing half hour intense sessions using lots of functional training that keeps me interested each week.

Within the first 3 months I’d lost nearly 20 inches all together and I felt great! Everybody noticed and my confidence was back. I’m still working hard and I’m very much work in progress but I never thought I’d be able to say that I actually enjoy training. I would never give it up now…one more stubborn dress size to go for my ultimate goal!

I’ve dropped 3 dress sizes and just short of 3 stone in 7 months and I feel like the old me again.

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