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We have trained with Martin for about 7 years. He has worked with us through various competitions including indoor and water rowing, snowshoeing and trail running and just overall fitness. Right from the beginning and consistently throughout our time together his focus is on safety and injury prevention. He is particularly adept at tailoring our sessions to meet the needs of our various sports and various intensities depending on where we are in our respective competitive seasons. We find his ability to understand our needs is particularly good as he can adapt the various exercises we do to fit the demands not only of our sport but also our ages, fitness levels and flexibility. If either of us has a particular problem with an exercise he is very good at explaining it another way – he understands that all people do not learn the same way and is never impatient if he has to find several ways of explaining something. All his sessions are interesting and he changes them up often enough to keep us motivated, challenged and eager to go to the next level. After seven years that type of dedication is hard to find. We both thoroughly enjoy working with martin and hope to do so for many years to come!

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I started working out on my own two years ago. I lost a few pounds here and there, but since I met Martin my weight loss has been on a steady decline. Whenever we get to a plateau, he adjusts my diet plan accordingly and always helps break through the plateau.What I like about Martin, is that he’s very friendly and easy to talk to. He always has time for your questions and gives detailed answers. I started off at 387lbs and today I’m down to 255lbs. Martin has helped change my life immensely and I will be forever grateful to him.

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Martin Bolduc is a certified trainer and it shows. He walks the talk. I have found Martin to be very professional and personable in his approach. I am very impressed by his knowledge, about everything from nutrition to tailored workout routines to produce results. He knows fitness, and how to achieve it. All along the process, he has kept me motivated to work harder so that I leave the gym with a huge sense of accomplishment. I have been going to the gym for many years but have never really seemed to get anywhere with my workouts. I even seemed to be gaining weight and feeling less than active.In the two months that he has been working with me, I have attained a level of fitness that I have not had in decades. A very important factor for me is that he makes sure that I do the exercises the correct way. So often, work-outs are wasted because of incorrect form and technique. Martin shows how to work the right muscles at the right time without causing damage. I am very pleased with the results thus far, and would not hesitate in recommending Martin to anyone who is looking to change their life for the better through fitness and nutrition. He has been there and done that himself and as a certified personal trainer who knows his stuff, he has the skills to share his knowledge.

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When I first met Martin, I was a 54 year old couch potato who people assumed was fit because I was slim. In reality, I couldn’t do a single sit up nor could I lift any amount of weight other than with my legs. Once Martin had determined where I was at with my fitness and what some of my limitations were due to underlying old injuries and flexibility problems, he started me on a path to maximize my capabilities. As a result, I was able to tackle things I had never considered myself capable of. I learned to downhill ski, did the Ride to Conquer Cancer, do long weekly cycle rides, hikes, etc. It is not just the physical fitness that Martin builds, but also the self-confidence to take on new challenges. Martin never intimidates you. Martin is a master of encouraging you to test your limits without setting you up for failure – not an easy balancing act. I am now 62 years old, and in spite of some of the issues we all face with age, I am in the best shape of my life and looking forward to many more years of activity and enjoyment!

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I’ve been training with Martin for 5 years. My youngest was 6 months old when we started; I was still working on losing the baby weight and decided it was time for some help. Martin spent a lot of time understanding what my goals were and encouraged me to set those goals even higher! At the time I thought he was crazy, but today I am absolutely thrilled with the results! Not only did I lose the baby weight, but I am now in much better shape than I would have ever dreamed possible! I often hear friends complain that they were injured while doing exercises chosen by their trainers, but I have never experienced an injury while working with Martin. In fact, he has been an important part of my recovery when I did suffer a serious knee injury (Ski). I fully trust him to push me beyond my comfort zone, but respect any true physical limitations that I might have and still design a well-balanced program that works for me. Martin is a very supportive trainer. He’s not the kind of trainer to shout or yell at your to try to motivate you. He continues to challenge me to try something I don’t think I can do, or by asking if we can try the same exercise with a heavier weight, even if I cannot do as many reps. If anything doesn’t feel right, we stop no questions asked. I have never had an injury working with Martin. After 5 years together I consider Martin to be not just a trainer, but a friend. I look forward to our training sessions each time. I truly believe that I have only seen a small part of the knowledge he has to offer, and I look forward to continuing my training with Martin. I often have people ask how I stay in such good shape and I always tell them it is my trainer. I work hard to achieve the results I have earned, but so many others work harder than me and don’t get the results. It reminds me of the old saying “work smarter not harder”.

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My first personal-training session with Martin was back in 2009 and, since then, I have participated in several of his group sessions as well as more semi-private training sessions. I have been a regular gym attendee since my teen years, but recently Martin has shown me many new techniques and has acted as a mentor in demonstrating proper form and helping me reach my health and fitness goals.

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Bolduc Health + Fitness have provided me with the necessary nutrition and exercise skills to exceed my health and fitness goals! Martin Bolduc has been an outstanding coach and trainer at every stage of my fitness journey. Along with being someone who motivated and pushed me, Martin created custom nutrition plans for me that were easy to follow and delicious. I would recommend Bolduc Fitness to beginner and advanced fitness enthusiasts.

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I decided to make a change in my health after gaining a lot weight due to a sedentary lifestyle. I hated the way I looked and felt, and the effects of being overweight were starting to affect my health. I thought I was going to be overweight for the rest of my life. I tried every diet only to have the weight come back and a little extra with it, my self-esteem was suffering for it too. I knew if I didn’t make a serious change my health was only going to get worse. Thanks to Martin’s training and nutritional advice provided in The Bolduc Method, I have lost 50 lbs by learning more effective ways to eat and train to get real results! I have lost fat and revved up my metabolism by building fat-burning muscle. Martin’s program has helped me to live a healthier lifestyle. I feel great and have re-gained my health, energy and endurance and feel better than I did when I was younger. I have gained valuable knowledge to help me lose weight, gain and maintain muscle, and keep the fat off! Martin’s program has helped me to realize that I can transform my body and my health and that it’s never too late to start! The Bolduc Method is packed with information that has helped me reach my goals and gets long lasting results!

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Well another year has flown by and I have so much to be thankful for. I feel like a totally different person now and because of you I have more confidence and a better grasp of who I am and what I want out of life. So how do you thank someone who has given you back your life? I wish I knew because I don’t always say what I mean. Words just aren’t enough to tell you how grateful I am. Thank you.

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Martin trained me for only 8 weeks before I moved to Toronto.In 8 weeks I dropped 20 pounds with his Bolduc Method. It’s truly revolutionary and like NOTHING on the market today!Martin, you are an inspiration!

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I have worked with Martin for over 10 years. He is very knowledgeable and consistently delivers quality programs that address the needs of his clients. Above-all of the essentials that a trainer must have, what brings people back to Martin is his genuine, upbeat, quality personality. He’s a great guy doing a great job as a trainer. I highly recommend Martin.

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I worked with Martin for 12 weeks in preparation for my first Bodybuilding Show. I had been training on my own for years – working out and lifting weights on a regular basis. Martin, however, put me on a specific weight training program and educated me on what foods to eat and when to eat them. This enabled me to cut fat and build and maintain muscle mass. By using The Bolduc Method I lost 18 pounds in 12 weeks. I was never hungry and was always full of energy. This allowed me to maximize my workouts and reach optimum results. By contest time I was shredded, and I placed second in my first show. Thanks Martin! You are a great motivator!!!

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I came across The Bolduc Method 2 months before my big wedding day. Like any bride, I truly wanted my wedding day to be perfect and besides things like the perfect venue, the beautiful wedding cake or the breathtaking flowers, I truly wanted to feel stunning and confident walking down the aisle on this special day. Planning a wedding was truly stressful and time consuming; however, The Bolduc Method truly helped me to put my weight loss goals back in perspective. Martin’s guidance and advices in his method are exceptionally effective and powerful. Martin also reveals in an inspiring way strategies for essential nutrition, proper training to effectively reach my fitness goals and maintain my weight off. This has truly allowed me to remain focus and see my body transform as I approached my wedding day. The result: a slim and healthy wedding-day physique that I would have never achieved without him. My special day was a true dream wedding and I’ve never felt as confident as all eyes were on me! The knowledge that I have acquired from Martin is truly a lifetime of expertise that I will constantly keep with me! Thanks Martin!

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In order to have fulfilled my dream to compete at the age of 35, I knew I would need the proper guidance and the right information. I knew nutrition would play a very important role in achieving my goal successfully. Fortunately I came across The Bolduc Method. The structure and information offered in this program was necessary for me to achieve the optimal results which I acquired. The weight loss occurred at a perfect rate and in a healthful fashion. Whether a person is trying to achieve a long term results for weight loss or a specific event, I would highly recommend this program as it changed my life. I will continue to eat in this manner as I continue to feel my best and look my best!

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I have been training with Martin for 2 years. In that time, my energy levels have increased and my weight is down around 10 lbs. More than anything, I have definition that I’ve never had before. This is simply the result of the consistency of our workouts. I like the “scheduled” workouts. If Martin is waiting on me for a scheduled work out, I’m always going to show up. The workouts change every 4-6 weeks and that keeps me interested. The workouts are fun and Martin is good at keeping the atmosphere just right. He knows when you need to be pushed, and he also knows when you need a rest. I’ve never known what to do at the gym. Now I can go to the gym on my own and execute things on my own. I’m now familiar with nearly every piece of equipment in the gym and what muscles they target. Until now, I’ve never changed my eating habits. Martin finally convinced me to watch my diet and it’s made a world of difference. I’ve had personal trainers in the past but have never lasted this long or stayed this consistent. That’s a true testament to Martin being able to keep me interested and motivated.

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When I turned 40, I decided to get back in shape and lose 20 lbs. However, I was concerned about a previous rotator cuff injury. After trying some young and relatively inexperienced trainers, I decided to try Martin with his Bolduc Method. This program is absolutely amazing!I lost 22 lbs in 12 weeks, and I don’t have any more problems with my shoulder and my rotator cuff! I can even say that this program helped me with my muscle imbalance.I strongly encourage anyone to try this program and enjoy your new life just like I did. The best part is I didn’t put any weight back on, and I’m going for another 15lbs!This program not only helps you to learn but it teaches you a whole new way of life.

I have been working out as a hobby for years but never really had great form or the knowledge to take it to the next level. Lower back pain and limited flexibility began to hamper my workouts. I decided to seek professional help to coach me in the right direction and to strengthen my core. Training with Martin gave me the knowhow and motivation to step up my game and recover quickly. The personalized programs written up for me, not only supported in detail my goals but also enhanced the rest of my body. Martin kept it fresh by switching up the workouts every couple of weeks and pushed me at a steady pace. We focused on executing the exercises properly and with a medium weight before moving to anything heavy. This increased my definition and the overall mobility of my joints and trunk. In the 3 months we trained together I turned a true 10lbs of fat into muscle and dropped from a 36 to 34 inches in my jeans. I also found it very helpful knowing that Martin made himself available to answer questions that I had on our days off, even if it was just a quick email response. I would highly recommend Martin and his services. It was a lot of fun.

For years, I went to the local gym two to three times per week but felt that I was never able to accomplish my fitness goals.  Then, seven years ago, I signed up for personal-training sessions with Martin.  The results I have achieved to date are largely due to Martin’s combination of varied training methods, personalized exercise programs and achievable nutritional targets. He regularly updates my program to vary the muscle groups exercised in order to keep my workouts interesting, while still ensuring that I am meeting my fitness and nutritional goals.  His professionalism, knowledge and enthusiastic commitment to his work and his clients, provide the perfect environment for success and a healthy lifestyle.

I’d be the first to admit that I’m basically lazy when it comes to exercising, so it was a huge step for me to commit to working with a personal trainer. I knew that without support I’d never do it. I’ve now been working with Martin Bolduc for almost four years and I can tell you that it’s the best decision I’ve ever made. Martin ensures each five-week program provides a full-body workout, and he works closely with me during every session to ensure I get the most out of each exercise. Thanks to Martin, I have never been stronger, fitter or more flexible, not to mention that Martin has made working out fun.

I’ve trained with Martin for the past 3 months and seen a lot of changes within myself. I enjoy his work outs and he makes me want to train harder each time I go to the gym. I’ve just signed up for another 3 months because I enjoy it so much. I can’t wait for summer and t-shirt off.

I’ve known Martin for a few years. When I decided to enter the INBF West Coast Natural bodybuilding competition I knew that he was the coach who would take me on stage in the best shape of my life. Martin met with me several times before I even entered the show, to help guide and advise me. With his training and nutrition plans, and daily motivation I placed second in lightweight Bodybuilding. This was my first competition and I was very happy with the outcome.
 
Martin was always available to help me with questions, recommendations and solutions. He worked around my busy work schedule and made every effort to make sure I stayed on track. He invested a lot of time and personal interest in ensuring that I learned and mastered the mandatory poses and also helped me with my show routine. Without him, I would not have made it onto the stage to win second place. I still use the training and nutrition advice that Martin gave me in my every day training. I will definitely be seeking his help again if I decide to enter another competition.

Since I started joining the small group work out, I noticed that my body is toned and trimmed. Martin works with me and continues to challenge me to improve my strength and also modifies work out that works for me better. He is patient and encouraging. He motivates me to achieve my goal. Rani Kim

I was first motivated to see Martin as my fitness trainer due to his own story–I saw a poster that related his commitment to his health, fitness, and his ability to overcome adversity. Those things matter to me when I look for someone I want to help motivate me. I had been looking for someone as a motivator, who could model the behavior change I want in myself. From my first workout to now, he has been a friendly, encouraging guide. Since starting to workout with his guidance, I notice I am comfortable in a gym environment (and this matters to the 50+woman I am), and I know what good form feels like. Workouts with him are never boring; they are always full of fun and the sense there will be something new to learn. Martin has helped me with my food by showing me specifics. He showed me I was off balance with things I thought were healthy choices, and how they were sabotaging my weight-loss goals. Trail mix, gone! I gained new awareness of protein intake and hydration. I appreciate how he is reliable, he always wants the best for me, and he keeps track of my accomplishments and training record. For over 2 years now, or is it 3, Martin is the reason I go to the gym when I do. Either to meet him there or to go for myself because I have learned how to make my time there counts. Corinne McConchie

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