“This gets very emotional for me. 7 Mile really saved me. I was that young girl who never had confidence in herself and at one time, I had a serious problem with my body image and hating on it. 7 Mile gave me confidence to know that I can do things I thought I never would do and I would look and feel amazing because I am happy being me. The Coaches are so supportive and want to see you succeed. Coming from a competitive sports background, it was so strange for me to have this support system where EVERYONE wants you to succeed and no one wants you to lose. That is what is so incredible about 7 Mile. We are a community of people that just want to do the best we can for our community around us and help whoever we can. I can’t thank 7 Mile enough for all they have done in my life and trust me, the minute you walk through those doors, you will never look back.”
~ Jessica Pawlik
“I joined 7 Mile about 2 1/2 years ago. I was having problems with my knees, probably the start of arthritis and just generally wanted to feel a bit fitter. When I started I couldn’t run, because of my knees, if there was running in the workout I had to bike or row. Roll on some hard work and consistency…. awesome coaching with my Coach for Life and encouragement from all the other coaches….Yesterday I ran a mile in under 12 minutes. I know lots of other people do it in way less time but for me yesterday was a big achievement, I was chuffed to bits. Thank you 7 Mile!”
~ Gillian Allan
“I had been in traditional gyms before and I always felt lost because I never really knew what I should be doing or where to start. So I didn’t feel driven to achieve or accomplish anything. One of the first things Chris asked me was what were my goals and what I wanted to accomplish by joining the gym… I knew that I wanted to be healthier and I knew that I wanted to challenge myself to do things I haven’t done before but I didn’t specifically know how or what. Through our discussions and PT classes we quickly discovered what my strengths and weakness were, and came up with a plan, that allowed me to walk into class knowing that I had options if i struggled with flexibility or strength during a workout. It gave me direction and allowed me make the transition to regular classes and not feel overwhelmed.