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LiveWell Success Stories

Overcoming Obstacles

For this local personal trainer, dedication is the key to fitness success.

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The Dish on Diabetes

New Orleans local Felice Mitchell Guimont educates those who are battling diabetes on a new television show, Reversed.

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For the Love of Fitness

A local personal trainer finds joy in helping others succeed.

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Choosing Health

A local Certified Health Coach shares the gift of wellness.

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Yoga as Therapy

A local Ashtanga yoga teacher believes deeply in the practice for overall health and wellbeing.

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Eating for Health

A local personal trainer finds motivation in helping others.

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Finding Purpose

A local personal trainer finds motivation in helping others.

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Dream Bodies

A local personal trainer turns goals into reality.

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For the Love of Health

A local personal trainer combines passion with fitness.

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Spin for Success

Sydney Miller, cycling instructor (aka CycleStar) at the newly opened CycleBar on Magazine Street, is originally from New York.

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All in a Day’s Work

Ivan Blazquez puts the “personal” in personal training by giving his undivided attention to clients.

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On the Road

The path to health and wellness begins with finding happiness through fitness.

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Find Your High

Mark Berger, co-owner of higherpower Cycle|Yoga|TRX,helps you get your sweat on!

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Person-to-Person

A local personal trainer focuses on individualized attention and reaching short-term goals for ultimate success.

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Fitness at Any Age

Kelly Personal Training tailors workouts to fit your specific needs.

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The Science of Staying Fit

Exercise Science, LLC, combines personal training with exercise physiology to strengthen the entire body.

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Life-Changing Results

When two friends opened the doors to the Cypress Fitness in April 2012, it was in an effort to bring something new to New Orleans.

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Body Movin’

A local personal trainer turned to TRX to lose baby weight, and she has never looked back.

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Strength in Movement

Lori Crosthwait helps her students achieve their goals and transform themselves through Pilates.

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Retrain your Brain

For native New Orleanian Karol Brandt-Gilmartin, weight was never really an issue growing up. However, Brandt-Gilmartin started struggling with her weight in her late 20s.

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Hands-On Healing

A local Reiki practitioner uses an ancient Japanese healing art to foster wellness.

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At the Core

Kimberly D. Munoz's vision leads to success in fitness and active clothing.

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Top - Notch Noshing

Danielle Paciera, can help you keep your health and wellness goals on track.

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Training Tough

Lucas White: Dedicated exercise with a personal trainer will yield inevitable positive results.

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Gearing Up for Greatness

At age 64, Mackie Shilstone shows no signs of stopping.

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Toned and Trim

The 5-foot-10-inch tall beauty admits that she always struggled with her weight, which yo-yoed up and down over the years.

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Inside the Box

If you’ve driven down Tchoupitoulas Street in the past year and a half, then no doubt you’ve seen — and maybe even been a bit intrigued by — the Supra CrossFit Body Transformation Center.

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Running Mann

Karl Lehmann aims to become an ironman.

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On the Run

Jennifer Neil coaches local runners and coordinates races.

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Feel-Good Fitness

Tessa Izdepski helps clients get fit and feel great.

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WHY WEIGHT?

What if, as you aged, you could feel younger instead of older? More vital, instead of more fatigued? If you could choose to “age radically,” would you?

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Whole-Hearted Health: Sean Johnson Lives the Yoga Lifestyle

Born and raised in New Orleans, Sean Johnson “ended up going to a liberal arts college in Olympia, Washington,” he says. There, he tried his first yoga class — and didn’t enjoy it. The second time around, something clicked.

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Sweet Life: Diabetes Can’t Keep This Diva Down

Patti LaBelle, Grammy-winning singer and entertainer, knows how important it is to live a healthy lifestyle. Especially when Patti was also diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 1994.

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Nolan Ferraro Sets His Intention for Better Fitness

You’d think that owning a fitness studio, teaching daily boot-camp classes and working one-on-one with personal training clients would be a natural motivation to exercise constantly.

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Fitness is a Learning Process: April Dupre

Some of us have to learn what a fit lifestyle looks like as adults, while others are lucky enough to become familiar with fitness in childhood. APRIL DUPRE is one of the lucky ones who learned early in life.

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Body Building Success: Ivan Blazquez

Ivan Blazquez went vegan last summer, and he emphasizes that building a strong body has less to do with eating protein than most aspiring weightlifters think.

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Weight Loss Success: Lisa Powers

To look at Lisa Powers now, you’d never imagine that just more than two years ago, she was struggling with obesity.

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Weight Loss Success: Scott Hourcade

Scott Hourcade is a physical therapy assistant in the greater New Orleans area. For 17 years, he’s helped clients with a range of different diagnoses rehabilitate their bodies. This April, he decided to rehabilitate his own.

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Surviving Cancer Together: Kim Sport & Mike Sport

Most people count themselves unlucky to get cancer once.

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Adolescent Bone Cancer Survivor:  Jenna Cavalero

At 14, Jenna Cavalero was diagnosed with bone cancer in her femur. She began her grueling treatment immediately.

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Surviving Breast Cancer: Gina Carbo-Perez

Less than 30 days after her diagnosis, Carbo-Perez underwent a double mastectomy and partial breast reconstruction.