Introducing a Fit Hero two times over

Heidi Fromm has represented New Zealand in triathlons and duathlons, completed four Ironman races and is now training for a 100km run. She teaches LES MILLS™ programs as a way of helping others realize their fitness potential. It’s certainly working, two people nominated her as their fit hero!

18 months ago Jane Chapman was 28kgs heavier, unfit and lacking self-belief. When she stepped into her local gym and met personal trainer and Les Mills instructor Heidi Fromm she says it changed her life – Heidi’s helped her become fitter than she’s ever been.

“When I joined Counties Fitness gym just over a year and a half ago I was struggling to walk up a small hill. I went to BODYCOMBAT™ and I could not do a full class without losing the arms within the first five minutes and doing all the low options. I made sure I was at the back of the class so I could hide. I found it really challenging, but Heidi was the instructor and she was so full of passion and energy that I went back each week and got better. Heidi motivated me to try BODYPUMP™, CXWORX™, RPM™ and LES MILLS GRIT™, and she became my personal trainer too. Since meeting Heidi I have lost 28kgs, but more importantly I have become so much fitter and I have belief in myself.

Heidi’s energy is infectious, as is her determination, so she makes you believe in yourself and pushes you to give so much more than you think you are able to do. Heidi gives it her all to everyone striving to become fitter. "Pain is temporary, quitting lasts forever", "Pain is weakness leaving the body" and "Don't leave anything on the table, give it your all"… these are some of her favorite motivational quotes – and they’ve gotten me through some tough classes.

She is an amazing person with such fantastic energy. Without Heidi I would be sitting on the sofa watching TV and eating chocolate, now I don't have time to do much of that.”

When Ree Roeebeck wanted to lose some post baby weight she took to the LES MILLS™ classes at her local gym, Counties Fitness. Here she met a family of supportive fitness lovers and inspirational instructor Heidi Fromm.

“Heidi Fromm is beyond amazing. Her personality is explosive, she is funny, humble and she has a fantastic attitude towards fitness. You become thirsty for her classes. Every week on four different days I travel 37 kilometres to do BODYPUMP™, BODYCOMBAT™ and LES MILLS GRIT™ with her.

Because of this woman I’ve lost 40kgs and I’m now hooked on the amazing LES MILLS™ classes and on Heidi’s “You can do better, now show me” attitude. Without Heidi’s motivation I would not have found my love of fitness. I would be doing other quick fixes like taking skinny pills or diet shakes, and it wouldn’t be working. I now know that nothing comes easy until you put in the hard yards. Heidi, I am forever grateful.”

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