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Postby Formosa Fitness » 06 Jul 2009, 21:19

Original Title: New fitness classes in Taipei

Hi guys and gals. Mods, if this is uncool, please let me know.

I have four new fitness classes opening up in Taipei at my gym Formosa Fitness.

I'll be teaching kettlebells from 9:30-10 a.m. and 7:30 -8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Bootcamp fitness classes will be held from 9-9:30 a.m. and 7-7:30 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

If you're interested in joining, please contact me for a free fitness screening first. I want everyone to stay safe in my classes, meaning I have to evaluate each person before they join.

BTW, I'm a certified personal trainer under NASM and a certified kettlebell trainer with the IKFF, the first such trainer in Taiwan.

Personal training sessions are also available to meet a variety of fitness needs. You just tell me what your goals are, and I'll help you achieve them.

For those that might not know, a kettlebell is a weight that looks like this
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and it's a great tool for weight loss and fitness. You don't have to worry about getting "bulky" because it won't happen with kettlebells. The lifting done with kettlebells works strength endurance, helping you to burn fat and build lean muscle mass.

The bootcamp fitness classes are designed to be fairly fast paced workouts for busy people. It's 30 solid minutes of fitness so you can get in and get out.

If you want more information, you can check my website in my signature below and/or drop me a PM.

I'd be happy to answer any questions.
We are a foreign owned and operated full service gym in Taipei specializing in serious fitness. Check us out: http://formosafitness.com/
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Re: New fitness classes in Taipei

Postby Funk500 » 07 Jul 2009, 10:49

I just want to add my 2 :thumbsup: :thumbsup: for FF and his fitness classes. I've been working out with FF for the last 4 months and can vouch for the quality of his classes. I've not yet gone from zero to hero (I'm probably a quarter of the way through the "o" in zero) but I've seen obvious improvements and getting better all the time.

So seriously, anyone who wants to get into shape should give this a go, the pacing is good and there is none of that "Get on the floor and give me twenny" or "bow to your sensei" nonsense. I guarantee you will not feel hopeless.
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Re: New fitness classes in Taipei

Postby sandman » 07 Jul 2009, 10:55

You're prepared to sport monkey-shit brown Crocs in public. You SHOULD feel hopeless.
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Re: New fitness classes in Taipei

Postby Funk500 » 07 Jul 2009, 10:56

sandman wrote:You're prepared to sport monkey-shit brown Crocs in public. You SHOULD feel hopeless.

They are grey.
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Re: New fitness classes in Taipei

Postby Formosa Fitness » 07 Jul 2009, 12:38

Thanks to Funk500 for chiming in.

One of the things that I do as a trainer is use positive reinforcement to get clients and students towards their goals. This is one of the things that I hope sets me apart from others.

Another thing I try to do is teach people how to get fit. Many people don't know how to exercise or use proper form. I train people to understand the principles of fitness so that they can eventually train themselves. Teach the client rather than just train them (if they want this) and you help them grow as people. You empower them to take control of their own lives through the medium of fitness. It's a powerful experience.

But it begins with a first step into fitness and/or weight loss.

Anyway, I'll get off my fitness podium for now. :) Hope to see some of you in my fitness classes.
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Re: New fitness classes in Taipei

Postby cfimages » 19 Jul 2009, 21:06

Mrs CFI and I went there today. We spent about 2 hours going through a fitness screening, Q&A, demonstrations, diet/nutrition advice and so forth. Work schedules mean we aren't able to attend regular classes, so FF designed us individual programs that we can easily do at home. Highly recommended. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: New fitness classes in Taipei

Postby Formosa Fitness » 21 Jul 2009, 15:53

Thanks, guys. Hope those programs get you closer to your goals.
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Re: New fitness classes in Taipei

Postby digiboy » 21 Jul 2009, 20:15

How much are the classes? where are they located?
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Re: New fitness classes in Taipei

Postby Formosa Fitness » 21 Jul 2009, 20:30

digiboy wrote:How much are the classes? where are they located?


Edit: prices have changed. Please contact for more info.

My classes are .... for the boot camp fitness and .... for the kettlebell class. I'm located across from Shi-Da behind the 7-11. There's a Google map on my blog listed in my signature.

If you're interested, please PM me or call for a free fitness assessment. Even if you don't sign up with me, I can point out some problem areas in your fitness you can work on at home.
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Re: New fitness classes in Taipei

Postby Jack Daniels » 08 Aug 2009, 12:23

May I ask how long you have been involved in kettlebells- and what you had to do to get certification?
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