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Monika Elshof

All Stars Of The Month At BEFIT

BEFIT selects one individual each month as the BEFIT All Star. These individuals have shown great improvement in their health and fitness and embody what our gym and community is all about!

Monika Elshof

“Going to a gym was completely out of my comfort zone. I had never worked out before and really didn’t know how to start but knew I needed to make some lifestyle changes. After doing my research, BEFIT’s personal training in a group setting seemed to be best suited for me. I wasn’t sure if this was going to be my thing after my 1st meeting with Josh in 2019 but I decided to stick with it and see what happened. I came to the classes on a regular basis but still, in my mind, was not making a lot of progress. Then I woke up one day in the beginning of 2021 and I decided I was going to seriously make a change. I set small, achievable goals for myself and slowly but surely started losing weight. It wasn’t as fast as I wanted, but I am not as young as I once was, and I realized putting on the weight didn’t happen overnight, so losing it overnight wasn’t going to happen either. Strength training is slowly giving me a body I never knew I wanted and muscles I didn’t know I had! I’ve discovered that I am a work-in-progress and am excited to see how much more I can improve. This is a great community and I have made great new friends and I can’t thank Josh, Emily and Irvin enough for their encouragement and positive attitudes.”

November 2021