Have you ever walked into a gym, or any Baton Rouge business, and you automatically knew you were not comfortable there? Well, I have many times!
As a fitness professional I wanted to create a workout atmosphere where the words “anxiety” and “animosity” were non-existent. I had the vision to create a workout atmosphere that is fun, friendly and motivating, helping average people achieve all of their fitness goals.
After graduating from LSU in dietetics in 2008, I started my career in personal training by working in different gyms around Baton Rouge, LA. I always felt like these big time traditional gyms never truly catered to their members and made for a timid training atmosphere. Often, my clients felt they were getting taken advantage of, being overcharged, getting injured, or locked in lawful contracts by these facilities. After many nights laying awake dreaming about how to create the utopia of gyms, I realized that it would take a lot of imagination, determination, and drive to put my thoughts into action. I imagined a fun gym with a focus on only personal training. There would be free weights available for everyone, colorful vibrant walls, black floors with gold glitter, a stress free and fun environment, music selections chosen by the clients and played loud enough so that they could actually hear it. I wanted nobody sitting on equipment between sets and weights put back where they belong. Not because there are weight police walking around, but because everyone who works out there respects the next person that is going to use the equipment behind them. Imagine that… a gym where you feel comfortable that provides unbelievable results due to the amazing training techniques used. On October 5th, 2009 that is exactly what I did, and Sandbox Training was created!
Sandbox Training was started to give people a place to work out their weaknesses while remaining in their comfort zone, their play place, Their Sandbox! Sandbox Training has helped many people become stronger, healthier, faster, demonstrating that fun and fitness can go hand in hand. I thank everyone who has supported our growing business over the years. SBT would be nothing without its faithful clients, and we love you all! Keep spreading the word about Sandbox Training to your friends and family and lets keep making a difference in the health industry.
Your CME Team Leader,