When Alex Iverson-Day joined VIDA last October, the 31-year-old human resources director was looking to make a change. She wanted to trade in her unhealthy lifestyle, get back to working out consistently, and drop some weight. By teaming up with a licensed dietitian and a personal trainer at VIDA, she was able to do all that and more.
I’ve only been working out with Susie for a few weeks but I can’t overstate what an incredible help she’s been to me. Knowing I’ve committed to a training session with Susie makes it really hard to bail on going to the gym. Susie is always positive and focuses on my accomplishments, not what I can’t do (yet).
Like many in the VIDA community, fitness is an integral part of my lifestyle. As an avid gym-goer, one of my biggest challenges is keeping my routine fresh and avoiding those pesky plateaus. I try to switch it up regularly — my daily workouts are a mix of weightlifting, indoor cycling, yoga, boxing, and cardio sessions on machines like the StairMaster. But sometimes, you need a little push. Or, in my case, a big push.
Although he’s now a mainstay at The Yards location, Matthew Felling says that when he first joined VIDA back in 2013, it was a decision he was reluctant to make.
Meet the man behind the popular Member Appreciation Day cupcakes: Chris Sharp!
We had photos submitted from six out of the seven continents this year, and your photos keep getting more and more creative. This year we chose those that we felt did the best job of incorporating fitness into the photograph, as well as one from a vantage point that we had never seen before!
Ten submissions were chosen at random to be our #VIDA10 winners - and we'd like to congratulate the following individuals on their awesome new prizes!
Alexandra Isern is one of our veteran Yards members who joined the VIDA family during our pre-sale period, and was one of the first to step foot in our shiny new facility in the Southeast.