Fitness Student Of The Month: Darnell Bramble
From bustling New York City, Darnell has found a home within our local community. As a family man and hardworking engineer, he thrives on overcoming challenges both in his life and in his professional endeavors. Despite his laid-back demeanor, when it comes to fitness pursuits, Darnell is driven to push his boundaries and accomplish his goals.
An Accountable Community
When asked about what motivated him to join SBG and be part of our fitness program, Darnell emphasized the power of a community in maintaining accountability throughout his fitness journey. He recognizes that being surrounded by individuals plays a vital role in staying on track towards achieving personal milestones.
He mentioned that in the past, his attempts to workout alone at the gym often fell short. However, he has now discovered the motivation and consistency he needs within our SBG family.
Kickboxing: Boosting Confidence
Darnell's journey into fitness kickboxing has brought about some changes. He shared that he has gained confidence in basic striking techniques. Kickboxing does not only improve his self-assurance; it also sparks a newfound passion for cardio exercises like kickboxing itself, jumping rope, running, and biking. It's not just about fitness; it also involves an emotional transformation.
From Weakness to Strength
Darnell's progress in fitness is truly inspiring. He referenced an achievement after six months of training: he was able to do an unassisted round of pull-ups, whereas before joining SBG he could manage only one. His goal is to transform his weaknesses into strengths, which demonstrates his dedication to growth and self-improvement.
The Power of Community
When we asked Darnell how being part of the SBG community has impacted his motivation and consistency, his response spoke volumes. He mentioned that his time with SBG has been the period in which he has stayed more focused on fitness than in the past decade.
The upbeat atmosphere and the chance to engage both his mind and body have given him a perspective on each day.
Tips for Those Interested in Fitness
When it comes to individuals considering joining our fitness program, Darnell has some advice. He emphasized that SBG truly lives by its principles, creating an amiable environment similar to that of a tight-knit family. It's more than a gym; it's a community where fitness goals are accomplished together.
A Journey of Continuous Growth
Throughout his fitness journey, Darnell has discovered that there's always more about himself to explore. It's a process of development, both physically and mentally. However, besides fitness, Darnell also finds enjoyment in gaming and cooking, showcasing his interests and talents.
Adopting a Lifelong Fitness Mindset
As for his aspirations, Darnell aims to maintain a commitment to fitness, viewing each passing decade as an opportunity for self-improvement. It demonstrates his dedication not to his fitness journey but to the journey of life itself.
Closing Thoughts from the Coaches
Coach Carmen and Coach James had nothing but praise for Darnell's commitment and consistency. He is the type of student who shows up regardless of time or circumstances, spreading energy wherever he goes.
Darnell's talent for building relationships with both long-time gym members and newcomers says a lot about the community we cultivate at SBG.
We are thrilled to announce that Darnell Bramble, our selected Fitness Student of the Month, truly embodies the values of SBG: work, perseverance, and a strong drive for self-improvement. Darnell is a part of our community. We eagerly anticipate watching him achieve even greater accomplishments in the future. Congratulations on your well-deserved recognition, Darnell!