For over a year, I have included Andrew Heaton's Life/Strength/Fitness workouts as a focal point of my fitness routines. It has made a world of difference to me and I'm grateful for Andrew's insights, gentle (sometimes less than gentle!) encouragement and commitment to my life's balance and fitness goals. It is a great, fun and friendly atmosphere of people from across the Twin Cities. If you're looking for something built uniquely for you - I encourage you to stop by and try the gym.Read More
Functional Movement Achievements: DF Functional Award
Mens 1st place award for performance : 3 Minute Sit Up Award: 152, 3 Minute Squat Award: 157, Aerobic Power Award: 57.35ml/kg/min, 10 Yard Sprint Award: 1.97 sec.Read More
I’m a middle aged male that used to be resigned to a beer-belly future of declining physical potential. Even regular work with other trainers failed to make significant progress. With Andrew’s assistance, however, I am stronger, faster, and mentally healthier than I have been in years, and I am still making significant...
My goals have been to both lose weight and to tone and become stronger and healthier as I get older. I have always been active and worked out consistently, but what I lacked was a structured program tailored to me and to gaining results. My stamina, energy and especially strength have increased far beyond anything I could do on my own. My tendonitis has always been...Read More
This program was designed for MMA athletes, so every move is designed to maximize adaptations needed for defensive techniques. If you're in any sort of martial art or combative program, this program will definitely benefit you! I do jiujitsu and boxing outside of my DF workouts, and I can see the difference in my abilities! I've also seen a huge change in my body physically. I have much more muscle definition, less fat, and I am so much stronger!Read More
Although I considered myself a fairly active person at the time, I didn't have a set exercise regimen. I would occasionally work out at home with DVDs and enjoyed long walks with friends or our dog. Now that I had entered my 40's, I had daily lower back pain –I was intrigued by a program that was focused on building strength and coordination and was tailored to meet my individual needs...Read More
I’ve been training with Defensive Fitness for 3 years. My goal has been to get stronger as I get older and keep in shape. I was primarily a runner for 38 years as my preferred way of staying in shape. After experiencing a lot of hip pain after my runs a few years ago, the doctor told me...Read More