I signed up for personal training sessions with Junior on a pay-by-session basis agreeing to meet every Tue and Thu at 5:30pm. The fist 2 sessions were going well so I decided to write him a check for 10 sessions is advance in good faith. Afterward, he would call and tell me that he couldn't make our agreed time slots. It took more that a few months to try to meet up with him for the agreed sessions because he made it so diffucult to do so. He then went on a month vacation. Finally after 8 sessions I said that I want my money back for the last two because he made it impossible to meet with him. He went AWOL - no sessions, no money! He is not answering any of my calls and his assistant is not answering any of my messages. I am trying to get the money that I gave him in good faith for the agreement that we had and he won't give it back. Not only that he didn't live up to his agreement with me, but he also won't return the money that he didn't work for. Dishonest business. However, I will be more than happy to change my rating to 5 stars if I get my money back as Junior was a great personal trainer. Just not a great accountant.
Posted: 6/01/2012 • Link to this review
I recently finished V2R's 24 day challenge and I must say that overall it was fantastic. I was there just for the workout and that part of it was fwas effective I lost 10 lbs and 20 inches. Junior is calm, collected and positive...but a tad overpriced. I think the 24 day challenge was great but the competition was a bit weird. There were a group of 40 people and this month was a competition; points were assigned based or reduction in BMI (4 pts.), class attendance(2 pts./workout), fastest mile(2 pts.), turning in a food journal (8 pts.), attending Sunday runs (5 pts.), and attending a monthly outing(3 pts.). I thought the distribution of points in this section were fair. Here is what bugged me If you spent $80 more on their Advocare products you get 10 points. If you are currently a client you get 10 points and another 10 if you are already using the products (not a level playing field from the get go) and the thing that bugged me was that you get 15 points for EACH client you refer. Now I get that the guy is trying to expand his business but if someone referred 3 clients and was currently a client themselves using the product then they have no need to come to class or participate and they win. That's a $4000 vacation they win. I know that Junior has a lot of clients but he needs to be more aware of health conditions before starting these classes. I think it would be a great addition to the introduction packet for him to ask about previous injuries, ailments etc.
Posted: 4/28/2012 • Link to this review
I have been working with Junior for a month and am seeing great results. I had already started losing weight on my own, but needed motivation. He is a great Fitness Trainer/Coach. He always seem to have a great attitude and personality. I have worked with other fitness trainers and they were scary and didn't seem to take the time to motivate. Junior does. Looking forward to continuing weight loss and toning these old bones.
Posted: 11/17/2009 • Link to this review
Junior is absolutely wonderful to work with. I had the pleasure of working with Junior for nine months before I moved. He helped push me to the "next level". I had already been exercising for quite some time, but needed a little help in toning up a couple of places....yes, the butt & thigh areas ladies. Not only did Junior help me reach & exceed my personal goals he helped to keep me motivated and to look forward to each training session.
Posted: 11/10/2009 • Link to this review
Junior is NOT your typical P.T. He will push you and you have to work with him. He does exactly what one WANTS from a trainer. He doesn't give you false promises and goals are unrealistic. I personally went from 250 to 185 with HARD WORK, and I could not have done it without him. If you REALLY want to succeed, he can help you get there. If you want a social club, this ain't it. Oh, and his ego? He's the most down to earth person I know. Come to work, and you'll get where you want to go. He'll help you on the journey.
Posted: 10/28/2009 • Link to this review
People tell me I need to be more positive so here we go. I hardly mind paying somebody $200 because my will is weak and his ego barely fits in the room. Or when I go to the bar on the corner from apartment complex gym. I ask the waitress about Junior and she laughs. Tells you a few stories about people who have came in and his award winning NFL tackle. I know 1. Next time I will open my window and just throw the money out it could be easier. Positive.
Posted: 9/02/2009 • Link to this review
If you look at the post on the same date of 6/10/2009 that would be a false post by some one who is clearly not working out with Junior. I guess some one does not know that Junior is the most positive person an knows what he is doing. I will be happy to refer him to any one. TRY HIM YOURSELF!!! ITS A MUST. Great experience
Posted: 8/23/2009 • Link to this review
Apartment complex gym is true. The price is 200 is true. One of the worst values known. I wonder why anyone in there right mind would pay this much. For another 400 you can live at that complex. Don't make the same mistake I did. Go to any of the 5 gyms in local area and get at least some value.
If you notice that the first review that was written is wrote by the owner same screen name. I did not know Kudzu would let someone rate themselves. The other reviews on this site hit the nail on the head. Apartment gym, overpriced and I will not get into the guys ego. Regardless don't make the same mistake I did and waste your money.
This guy is crazy. He acts like he is some accomplished NFL star and if you look up his stats you will see. Unbelieveable the price is when you are working out at a apartment complex. Look up the address of 6155 Abbots Bridge Road. The same pic he has on his website is the same of the complex? $200
This guy is over priced. For the price I could have a member ship and $150 a month. Plus he seems to have an ego problem. Working out at a apartment complex for $200 a month is crazy.
Posted: 5/28/2009 • Last edited: 8/23/2009 • Link to this review
This guy is crazy! 200 dollars. Not a chance. He must think people are stupid for that price I can have a real trainer who probally has more than 1 career tackle.
Posted: 5/28/2009 • Last edited: 8/23/2009 • Link to this review
Junior is very personable and really knows what he is doing. I really lost a lot of weight working with him. I have more enjoy as well
Posted: 11/04/2008 • Last edited: 11/11/2009 • Link to this review
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