Member Success Story

Member Success: Jane

August 21st, 2017

Member Success: Jane

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

As a “regular” at the DAHLC, Jane is no stranger to setting personal health and wellness goals. However, she works in a fast paced and challenging job, which can be stressful at times. She realized that this stress was increasingly encroaching on her life and causing more unhealthy behaviors to surface. Consequently, after hearing her friends talking […]

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Tags: Jane Timm, Member Success, September


Member Success: Carrie

July 24th, 2017

Member Success: Carrie

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Shortly before Carrie turned 40, she stepped on the scale and was shocked and devastated to see the number 276. Within hours, she signed up for a local boot camp that guaranteed results. She had nothing to lose….except unwanted pounds. She made an appointment with the trainer, listened to his advice and told him her goal […]

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Tags: carrie upton, member story, Member Success, Weight Loss


Member Success: Tai

June 26th, 2017

Member Success: Tai

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Tai is a wonderful example of taking advantage of the services here at the DAHLC even while juggling full time work and motherhood. “I had a couple of goals…first was stress management. Working out always makes me feel better, but like so many people I struggled to actually do it. There was never enough time, […]

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Tags: Member Success, mom, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Program, prenatal, Tai Kraft


Member Success: Charis Johnson

January 1st, 2017

Member Success: Charis Johnson

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Charis had always been an active person as she participated in many high school sports and kept in great shape. Fast forward to loads of studying in nursing school combined with poor nutrition, and she gained over 60 pounds. “When I started working as a nurse, people said “oh you’ll walk it off”, but I […]

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Member Success: Karla

October 26th, 2016

Member Success: Karla

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Meet Karla. Karla is a nurse at Mayo Clinic who shared her story with us on our Facebook Group Page and has inspired so many already with her post. Here is her story.

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Tags: karla, Lose Weight, member story, Member Success, success story


Member Success - Kelli

August 26th, 2016

Member Success – Kelli

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Meet Kelli. She is our member success story this month. She is a busy mom, full-time Mayo Clinic employee that lives 20 miles outside of Rochester and yet, she still finds time to make it to the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center on a regular basis. Here is her story. Incorporating regular exercise into her […]

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Tags: Blog, Cardio, get fit, Inspiration, Member Success, Strength


The Results are in for 'Pullin' Through June'!

July 7th, 2016

The Results are in for ‘Pullin’ Through June’!

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Did you take the personal challenge offered by ‘Pullin’ Through June’ this year – the opportunity to set a cycling goal and achieve it?  Many of you did – a big “Congratulations” to all of you! Member Greg Wiseman achieved 500 miles during June!  Congratulations Greg!  He’s agreed to share his personal story about how […]

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Tags: achieve, Blog, get fit, Goal, Group Fitness, Inspiration, Member Success, Move


Matt Bitterman - Member Success July

July 2nd, 2016

Matt Bitterman – Member Success July

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Matt Bitterman works out at the DAHLC on a daily basis, so we decided to feature him as our member success to discover what drives his commitment. “Believe it or not, I used to be a big runner,” recalls Matt, who can always be spotted in the weight lifting area. One morning, however, he saw […]

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Tags: Blog, Matt Bitterman, Member Success


Member Success - Ron

May 23rd, 2016

Member Success – Ron

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

At some point in our lives, many of us have a crisis – of health, faith, security, etc.  And sometimes, out of that crisis, comes a blessing – something we’d have never seen before that crisis.  This happened to our featured member, Ron, in 2011 when he found he needed cardiac surgery at age 56. Ron […]

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Tags: Blog, cardiac rehab, Inspiration, marathon, Member Success, Move, race, running


April 28th, 2016

Member Success-Kent!

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

After numerous attempts to lose weight by following a variety of diets and weight loss programs, Kent Suffrins experienced only temporary success. “I seemed to end up back where I started,” says Kent. With a desire to have a more permanent transformation, Kent explored the option of surgery. As he prepared for the procedure, he was […]

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Tags: Blog, Kent Suffrins, Member Success, Weight Loss