I first used Anneliese’s services about 10 years ago to help me get into shape for a hip replacement surgery. I was a competitive swimmer as a kid but did not know how to work out other than swimming. I worked with Anneliese for a couple of months before the surgery. My recovery was fantastic, my surgeon attributed my quick recovery to how good of shape I was in. I had my second hip replacement 3 years ago. The surgery was scheduled very quickly. I was not in good shape and my recovery was not as good as the first. My hip replacements are Birmingham, this type of hip was designed for folks who are athletes and want to keep running. After my second hip replacement Birmingham quit making them for woman, due to issues that were happening in Australia. I started to feel guilty that I had a hip that I could do any physical activity with and was not doing anything. I know there were other woman out there who wanted to keep running but with the current hip replacements they cannot. I decided I need to get into shape and knowing I need a goal I signed up for a Spartan Race. I trained by myself for a couple of months and quickly realized that I did not really know what I was doing. I signed up with Anneliese in January with the goal of being able to compete in the Spartan Race in May. Now that my 12 weeks are up I am very confident in my ability to incorporate cardio with weight training. While training with Anneliese I signed up for her 7 day challenge. That made a huge difference in how I feel. As I have started to add foods back into the clean eating regime, I have found I have a number of food sensitivities. I have lost inches off my “momma tummy”, butt, and thighs. I have also lost 7 pounds and 4 1/2 total body inches. I am feeling better than I have in years. Thank you Anneliese!