Workout Emergency!

Hello Everyone! For those of you that do not know me, I am Janice, and I started working with the Fortified Family earlier this year.  I want to express my thanks to those of you who participate in my classes and all of you who have welcome me with open arms. I want to invite […]

A Mother & Daughter Connection Through Fitness

When I first started working out with Wayne, I was really nervous. When I walked in to Fortified Fitness, he made me feel comfortable and I didn’t feel pressured to meet the expectations. After working out with Wayne, I was able to develop a stronger sense of self-confidence. God created the human body in a way that is […]

I became FORTIFIED

I am an avid cyclist who enjoys riding every day – weather permitting. Riding my bike 20 or 30 miles a day wasn’t doing enough for me so I looked for another alternative.  That is when I found Wayne Burns at Fortified Fitness. I started working out with Wayne in the afternoons in May of […]

Age is Just a Number

I’m so proud of Brenda Wilson and the incredible progress she has made in less than a year at Fortified Fitness! She is working hard and it shows!! She is a flourishing example of how age is just a number! She talked to me over a year ago at church about wanting to implement some change in her life to […]

The Scale… what it is and what it is not

What is the purpose of the scale? Why should I weigh once a week? What the scale is not! According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of a scale is “an instrument or machine for weighing”.  So, the purpose of the scale is to measure the weight of an object or person. The scale is a tool […]

Not the running type, but always a runner

I am not the running type. I was never a college or high school athlete. I never even played a sport in elementary school. Well, I played softball a couple of years, AND I cheered…before cheerleading was considered a sport. In high school we did some pretty cool stunts, but if you ask my sister…still […]

Hard Work or Is It?

A lot of people have commented on all the hard work I have done to lose weight. It’s interesting because of course, in some ways it has been hard work, but it doesn’t feel like hard work. From the beginning, it has been intentionality every single day! From the beginning, it has been intentionality every […]

166 lbs lost yet so much gained!

Forever Changed 2 years ago on November 20, 2012, I sat with Wayne Burns on his back porch and we had a conversation that was the beginning of a beautiful journey. Through this continuing journey, my life is forever changed. 166 pounds gone and yet so much has been gained! 166 pounds gone and yet so much […]

MASTERPIECE 5-Part Series

MORE CLASSES COMING IN 2016… Join Fitness Trainer Wayne Burns and inspiration Angela Morrell (Angela has lost over 160 lbs in 2 years) for a MASTERPIECE CLASS SERIES. Come and hear Angela’s inspiring and encouraging story of going from felling hopeless about her weight to completing her first Half Marathon. You will quickly understand that her transformation is not about weight lost […]