I was on the higher end of my fifties, in good health, but not in the shape I had been in a few years before. I had rehabbed well from a knee surgery, but that leg was not quite as strong as the other. I had stopped running because it didn’t feel good. I wasn’t as quick footed or agile when hiking tricky terrain. Hopping from rock to rock wasn’t easy anymore, and I chalked it all up to getting older. My daughter, sensing my discouragement, thought I might benefit from a personal trainer. She did a little research and found Andy at Phit 360. Phit 360 has changed my life.
Andy did an assessment of my physical abilities, devised a personal training program for me, and patiently coached me while I learned to perform activities that were new to me. He made sure that I learned the proper techniques so I wouldn’t get hurt. He stays current in the latest developments in training techniques and in nutrition education and shares his knowledge enthusiastically. His workouts are very holistic, including balance, strength training and lots of core and stability work. There aren’t many fancy machines involved, just a lot of hard work and sweat, as well as Andy’s encouragement and careful attention. These are workouts that you can adapt to become a part of your life.
Today I am stronger than I was 20 years ago. Nothing hurts. I can run if I want to. I weigh twenty pounds less than I did. I’m quick on my feet once again. I feel good about myself and I like my body. Because of Phit 360 and Andy Barris, I’m doing things I never thought that I would be able to do again and I’m setting my sights on goals that I never could have imagined. What more can I say? Thank you for being there, Phit360.
Since I started working with Andy back in april, one of the biggest differences I noticed was my leg strength/ leg endurance! Using his methods of strength training had helped me be one step quicker than my opponent. And I also feel I can clear people out from in front of the net a lot better!
The nutritional help worked wonders, I gained a total of 20 pounds over the summer by following his eating plan! And probably the biggest help was the synthetic ice. I would recommend that people use that to the full advantage. Andy has for sure got me ready for the season and will do so for many more! I would recommend him to any player looking to elevate his game to the next level.