"Went to boot camp three days a week for almost three years! Stephen is a caring, fun and knowledgeable trainer. The workouts are always different and always challenging, but the atmosphere is never competitive or punishing." - Emily Raymundo via Google Business Review
"You opened my mind with all your suggestions and I feel rejuvenated. Thanks for your support and positive attitude!!!" /
"I am just thankful I found you! My life has improved drastically since November. I feel like myself again.
I don’t know if I told you, since I was 15 I had digestion issues and my parents took me to any medical specialist that could cross your mind from doctors to herbalist to yesss even hypnosis, but no one could figure it out. Since I been on paleo, my intestines have been working, looks like the agricultural revolution does not fit my early human intestines J … You introduced me to all of it and I have not felt this way ever, I just remember pain, bloating, discomfort and no weight loss, now it is the reverse. I feel great after each session and look forward to MWF, I am getting sleep, eating right and enjoying it all in the process. You opened my mind with all your suggestions and I feel rejuvenated. Thanks for your support and positive attitude!!!"
Armine M, Hollywood, CA via-email
"I LOVE BOOT CAMP! I absolutely see a difference & went to the therapist yesterday & she noticed how my hips already let go and were opening up more, thus releasing the tightness I was feeling in my lower back.
There is already improvement and I've only been in class for a month!"
Jlynn, Pasadena, CA - via email
"Stepped on the scale this morning down 10.5 lbs since start of Paleo Challenge (Jan 6th for me). Noted weight in my blackberry (I try to enter my weight every few weeks in spreadsheet) and I am down 17lbs since November 30th. :)6 more pounds and I have reached my first goal weight. Yay."
Michelle D., Glendale, CA - via email
"I have not taken any measurements at all, not sure even how to do that, however but I have lost another 3lbs and I know I have lost inches because my pants are fitting so much looser.
Since the start of boot camp I have lost a total of 20lbs."
Danielle Miller, Pasadena, CA - via email
"Boot Camp Pasadena has been transformational! Stephen Cooper is a great trainer and provides motivation and resources to help you achieve your fitness goals. After putting on undesired weight, I was extremely frustrated with my progress in losing it. After consulting with Stephen, and diligently attending Boot Camp, I have exceeded my fitness goals. I can't imagine what I would do without these classes now."
Shea McLaughlin- Pasadena, CA
"Since beginning boot camp both my blood pressure and my total cholesterol have dropped.
The other benefit is the flexibility I have. Recently I was sitting reading on a couch in a store. A woman came by with a shopping cart and there wasn't room for her to pass. I didn't feel like getting up, so I just swung my legs up over the high arm of the couch so the woman could pass. She was shaking her head and remarking that I was very flexible.
All these improvements are thanks to Boot Camp! I am very grateful you are around and I am able to be in the class."
Margaret M, Pasadena CA
"Yesterday, I ran my very first 5K race (well, it was actually longer (3.88 miles), which threw me off)... BUT - my point is - with zero training (I meant to, but never did), and not having run any sort of distance in about two years, I was able to run the first 31 minutes without stopping.
It's definitely a testimony to what we do in bootcamp that allowed me to have that kind of endurance and speed (about a 10 minute mile pace). So, thank you for making a 'runner' out of me, without even trying!"
H.P. Pasadena, CA via-email
"BTW, this weekend I wore jeans that didn't fit me before ;)"
Sofia E. - Pasadena, CA
"The pants I'm wearing today fit me loose!!! I also lost two pounds. I'm so happy!!!!!!!!"
Sofia E. Pasadena, CA - via email
"Even though I didn't quite like you this morning...lol this morning's workout was a good one!!!! I don't think I've sweat like that in a long time. Best part for sure was leaving early. Once again thanks for the ass kicking...I'm telling you it's a love/hate with this whole working out : ) " /
"Even though I didn't quite like you this morning...lol this morning's workout was a good one!!!! I don't think I've sweat like that in a long time. Best part for sure was leaving early. Once again thanks for the ass kicking...I'm telling you it's a love/hate with this whole working out : )"
Aimee I, Pasadena CA - via email
"In only 2 weeks I can tell some clothes are fitting better, I have more energy and my sleep has improved." /
"In only 2 weeks I can tell some clothes are fitting better, I have more energy and my sleep has improved."
Margaret M, Pasadena,CA via email
"I recently bought jeans that fit and the best part was being able to purchase them in a size I haven't worn in easily 20 years! " /
Thanks also for the super fun workout this morning - all the different activities made the time FLY - plus, the rope work was a really fun way to end! I felt strong and empowered as I pulled... that's a priceless feeling.
p.s. I was thinking about my beginnings with you and how a huge happy dance moment was losing inches around my waist and being able to wear jeans comfortably again. Those were my "fat" jeans. I've gone from being able to get into my fat jeans comfortably... to being able to wear my "skinny" jeans that had been collecting dust... to present day: where my skinny jeans are way too big! I recently bought jeans that fit and the best part was being able to purchase them in a size I haven't worn in easily 20 years! :) And, I only bought one pair, because my plan is that they'll be too big for me soon. Time will tell... :) Thanks for making my transformation happen, Coop!
Hazel P, Pasadena CA via email
To-date, today's work out has been my favorite.
I really enjoyed the jump rope (as I have improved), the ball push ups, the dive bombs, and the TRX, it was just to damn sunny...and the plyometric jump slams were so much fun.
I am getting so much stronger, my stamina has improved. I have lost 18 lbs of body weight. Mostly unwanted fat!!!
Thanks for the help."
Arbi V., Pasadena,CA via email
"...I also wanted to say how much I look forward to each Bootcamp day. You always have great fun routines that are always different and never boring. The changes in my body are very evident especially to my husband and that also makes me very happy. I also can see the progress I have made in my strength, dexterity, muscle tone and surprisingly my balance. I can feel my progress and this has been good for my self esteem.
I also wanted to say that I have a condition called "Frozen shoulders" and have had to deal with chronic pain for over 6 years. There is no cure for it but exercise. Since I have been at Bootcamp I have been almost pain free. I have found that exercising in your program is not only challenging it is gentle and I have not had any injury or flare up due to over use of my shoulders.
All in all I feel healthy and beautiful. Thank-you Stephen. H."
"H" Altadena, CA via email
Happy Father's Day!! I want to thank you again for the opportunity to be in your class. It was a great experience to have you train and provide me techniques that I will be able to use in my future workouts. It definitely took a lot of discipline/focus for a person like me to really stick to a strict diet and a consistent workout routine. I knew if I wanted to see results I had to take your advice and stay away from carbs for awhile!! Ahhh!! But it surely did work! I thank you for all the support, education, and direction that you provided to get me to the goal that I feel like I have accomplished.
Over the past few weeks/months, since I've taken your class everyone has seen dramatic results from my weight change and most especially that I've gotten more toned than I've ever been over the past 6 months. I went from a almost size 6 to a size 2 maybe even a half inch smaller. I've lost about 6lbs over the last two 12 session classes, and I feel like I have more energy, motivation to workout and have healthier habits. The workouts were fun, challenging, and useful. I always looked forward to going to the MWF class even on holidays!! Thanks a million, I will see you soon. Take care always!"
Irene K, Pasadena, CA via email
"I read the success story from the man who has lost 18 pounds.
I thought you might be interested to know that Mary and I have lost a total of 53 pounds since starting the Boot Camp - and going on Weight Watchers.
So the combination of good diet and good exercise works- even for us older folks!"
David and Mary C., Pasadena, CA
"My cholesterol is down 40 points. My clothes fit me well and I have noticed I have more endurance and strength." /
Thanks so much! It's been really good for me to get back to going 3 times a week. Not only have I been needing the relief of work stress, I've been sleeping better, too.
My siblings and I celebrated my mom's birthday this weekend and she was very happy to see my slimmer physique and happier attitude. Right before I decided to get a divorce, I was extremely depressed and 25 pounds heavier. I was a comfort eater and ice cream was my vice. My cholesterol was high for my age and I looked terrible.The great thing is that I have been maintaining my weight and it hasn't fluctuated in almost a year now. My cholesterol is down 40 points. My clothes fit me well and I have noticed I have more endurance and strength (which has helped me for the long 10-12 hour days at work.) I sleep better and I think I deal with stress better.
Jane U, Pasadena,CA