No ego. No attitude. All encouragement, all the time.

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I love the Jenny Schatzle Program. I smile the moment I walk in because the energy in that room is always so positive. The workout is universal. Any age, any shape, any size. It’s great for girls, it’s great for guys, it’s great for anyone who wants to feel good physically AND mentally. No ego. No attitude. All encouragement, all the time. The classes are filled with friendly and enthusiastic members. The front desk staff are always smiling. The coaches are all highly talented and extremely motivating. You can only fill a room with this much love if it comes…

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I’m struggling with getting my pre-baby body back.

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Two months ago I gave birth to twin girls and I am struggling with the expectations of getting my pre-baby body back. Even more so, I am struggling that this is even a thing. It infuriates me to see magazine headlines like,“Celebrity drops 30 lbs three weeks after having baby”, or “How Supermodel gets her pre-baby body back”. These are ridiculous and unrealistic expectations for the rest of us living in the REAL WORLD. Why are magazines promoting this? Why are we not showing the real post baby life?  The granny panties and pads you have to wear, the leaky…

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You have all affirmed my belief that community changes people.

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My open letter to the entire Jenny Schatzle Program, Most people would never know by looking at me, but if you were to tell 13-year-old Melanie that in 10 years she would run a mile, she would never have believed you. When I was 13 years old, I was diagnosed with a very aggressive type of polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Due to complications of my disease I was in the hospital so much that I had to drop out of high school for a year and I was sent to hospitals across the country on multiple occasions because no one…

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