For the love of running… but it wasn’t always that way.

Have you ever driven by a runner on a gorgeous 65-degree blue sky day and thought, “I would love to do that. How lucky she is to be able to run so effortlessly outside?” Or maybe you drove by a runner on a scorching hot and humid Florida summer day and thought, “What would possess someone to torture themselves in that manner?!?? I must admit I have asked both these questions many times.

Michelle Chambers running Soldier Rush race

One day, I made a decision to start running; I went to the bookstore and purchased a beginner’s guide to long-distance running; yes, you heard correctly, this girl who could barely run for more than a minute was going to run a half marathon. What possessed me?.. I’m not sure. I was a regular at the gym, hefting around some pretty impressive weights, but now I wanted to try something different, and 13.1 miles seemed like quite the accomplishment, without seeming overly unattainable.

The first week was challenging, I got shin splints and was miserably sore. This, it turned out, was due to several factors:
a) I was attempting to run faster than my ability,
b) I was running in improper running shoes,
c) On the days in the book that gave me a choice to run or rest, I always chose to run; the more you run, the better you get, right?…wrong! The body needed time to condition and time to recover after a challenging run.
Finally, I decided to actually read the book rather than simply follow the program schedule. It contained a wealth of information, including a recommendation to get fitted by a professional for running shoes… duh!

I ran my first half marathon in 2 hours and 10 minutes. Hey, I never claimed to be fast! The day was spectacular, and I felt amazing until around mile 7 when it started to become a challenge. I passed on the Gatorade and barely drank the water because I feared it would send me to a Porto potty, and that was not happening! Naturally, I hit the wall at around mile 11, and only sheer determination got me through to the finish line.

The exhilaration of accomplishing my goal was short-lived. Everything hurt, and I could barely walk for two days. This did not stop me from signing up for a second race( what sorcery is this?). This time, however, I did extensive research and consulted with avid runners and coaches; all subsequent races have been much more enjoyable. My times improved, I wasn’t crippled afterward, and I actually started to love running.

The takeaway is that we’re all built differently and have different abilities and desires, but if you want to do something badly enough, don’t be afraid to go for it. Just be sure to ask for help, consult with others who have experience, and address any nagging injuries immediately. If you don’t succeed at first, keep trying. Who knows, you may just fall in love.

Michelle Chambers


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At One To One Fitness we promote fitness, health and wellness for the entire family. Our kids fitness program are designed for middle through high school and are available in the evenings at a time when kids are free.

Our coaches are knowledgeable and passionate. We encourage team work and positive reinforcement in a fun environment . Kids are taught proper form and are progressed safely to prevent injury risk.

Classes include speed, agility, core and resistance training. The resulting improvement go far beyond physical fitness, these kids also experience improved self esteem and new friendships.

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The fitness evaluation at one to one fitness

Is very comprehensive and provides a baseline for physical fitness from which you can safely progress to achieve your goals. Our state of the art Inbody system provides feedback regarding your general health and wellness status such as potential cardiovascular risk, thus giving us the information needed to create a more personalized program to assist In optimizing your health.

Once we review the results we set up a specific program with active warm-up and cool down procedures. We will also be able to create a cardiovascular training routine for you. You will work with your coach to maximize your session’s time and improve in the areas needed. (e.g. Body composition, endurance, strength, etc.).

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Sport Specific Training

Our sports specific training program is unique. We work with our clients to develop agility and speed.

We tend to put a bigger emphasis on accomplishing tasks with time and efficiency. Most of our athletes understand the demands on taking their athletic abilities to the next level, and therefore we use the athlete’s strengths to aid in developing their weaknesses.

Agility Training can be defined as being able to control center of gravity while maintaining a superior base of support, and to make quick decisions under stress and within certain environments. To accomplish this, we teach how to move adequately through all planes of motion and how to sustain a great base of support and center of gravity.

Speed Training focuses on linear movements (forward and backward movements) along with proper technique and form, starting mechanics, nutrition, and muscular strengthening and stretching.

If you are an athlete or have a son or daughter looking to take their fitness to the next level, then come work with our staff. Whether looking to run faster, jump higher, improve strength (or all of the above), we got you covered here at One To One Fitness.

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Cardiovascular training is important for the lungs, heart and overall health and wellness. We provide our clients with a program to follow that will help to achieve their goals.

Our cardiovascular program will challenge your system to metabolize fat while preserving lean body mass.

We coach proper running mechanics so you can take charge of building a stronger body and mind.

Each cardio session could last from 20-60 minutes and is designed to support your fitness goals.

We encourage the use of MY ZONE a high-tech heart rate monitor system that is highly motivating and promotes accountability.

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Semi Private Training consists of 2 or More People. Bring your friends!

Training with a friend is fun, motivating and promotes consistency.

Benefits of Training:

  • Reduce body fat
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Personal Training at One To One Fitness is more than just a workout, it’s an experience!

Our coaches work with you to design individualized programs to achieve your goals and push you to the next level.

We teach you dynamic warmups and mobility drills to prepare your body for the workout, as well as proper stretching techniques to help your body recover.

We encourage clients to do cardiovascular training as well as to make good nutrition choices which are necessary components of a complete health and wellness program.

Benefits of Training:

  • Reduce body fat
  • Increase muscle
  • Feel good
  • Look better
  • Improve self-confidence
  • Decrease stress
  • Enhance quality of life
  • Build stronger core values
  • Become a part of our community