This Is The Best Way For Me To Give Back And I'm Very Excited About It

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I’m about to begin the extension of my existing journey of physical fitness by enrolling in certification programs to expand   my level of knowledge of what I love to do every day at the YMCA in Franklin MA.

My original thought was to jump right in and become certified as a personal trainer. I think rather than diving in before I’m confident that there is still water in this pool, my first step will be to become certified as a strength and fitness coach.

Strength and fitness is my main focus every day, and what better way to initiate a program than to emphasize your passion. My ultimate goal is to encourage, assist and coach those who are on a journey to lose weight and become toned with a program that suits each of them.

If I’m successful with this plan, I’ll continue with additional certification programs to make what I contribute more beneficial to others and to me. What I’m doing will never be of financial gain. I have a job as the marketing agent for The Todaro Team of RE/MAX Executive Realty.

This is nothing more than a positive way to give back by helping those who are having a difficult time becoming fit. Five years ago, on July 3, 2013, I weighed 310 pounds and was heading for the final fall. I dodged another bullet by having weight loss surgery and losing 180 pounds within the first 2 years. I’ve maintained that weight by eating clean and replacing the fat with lean muscle.

I work very hard at this every day. However, I would be remiss if I did not give credit to my professional trainer, Jennifer Miller, whose guidance and inspiration gave me the motivation to beat my previous goals with each session. She encouraged me and opened my eyes to wanting more and sharing it with others.  She’s a true professional and inspired me to continue where she left off.

I just registered through the National Council of Strength and Fitness (NCSF) for my certification as a Strength Coach.

My time spent on ActiveRain will be a fraction of previous use. I’ll need to focus and prepare for the final exam. Now, my time will be what be what is reasonable and NOT excessive!!!

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Todaro Team - Retired



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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Bravo and congratulations to you.  We are delighted for you and even more delighted for all the people that will benfit from you wise counsel.  A

Jun 24, 2018 07:42 AM #1
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

You have what it takes to be a great coach and help others.  I for one would want you to be my real estate coach.


Jun 24, 2018 07:42 AM #2
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Congratulations, Barbara.  You are an inspiration for what can be done with focus and determination. You will be a wonderful addition to the fitness training and coaching world.

Jun 24, 2018 08:17 AM #3
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

You are so impressive - you are completely transformed! and an inspiration to all of us! 

Jun 24, 2018 08:22 AM #4
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Barbara---this is a true journey and thank you for sharing it with us.  Our lives here offer some twists and turns.  Good luck on the trip.

Jun 24, 2018 08:35 AM #5
Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%
RE/MAX Gold - Sacramento, CA
Put 40 years of experience to work for you

You just ooze happiness and determination to accomplish your goals, Barbara, and I'd wish you luck, but you don't need it. I know you'll do it. You exhibit such enthusiasm. The things that made you a success in real estate also apply to your health and fitness.

Jun 24, 2018 09:12 AM #6
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good afternoon Barbara - you really have quite a success and shraing it will others is awesome.  Congratulations on this move.

Jun 24, 2018 10:13 AM #7
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Barbara, you will be a wonderful fitness and strength coach for anyone, you have a proven track record.

Jun 24, 2018 12:43 PM #8
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Congratulations on taking this important step, Barbara.  I'll go ahead and also congratulate you on completion and mastery of the endeavor, which I know you will!

Jun 24, 2018 02:31 PM #9
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Barbara, good luck in achieving your goals. I know you will succeed and do a great job as a coach

Jun 24, 2018 02:57 PM #10
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

thanks, everyone, for your continued support and nice comments.... both are always appreciated....

Jun 24, 2018 03:37 PM #11
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

BarbaraT- I am so excited for you and for those who you will train!!! Way to go!!

Jun 24, 2018 05:25 PM #12
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Barbara.

I wish you all the success in the world on your new adventure.  I also will miss your posts, IMHO they are not excessive, as I enjoy each one of them

Jun 25, 2018 01:33 AM #13
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

thanks, Kathy and James....

Jun 25, 2018 03:40 AM #14
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

This is so very exciting Barbara. The lucky ones who you start training will benefit from your guidance!

Jun 25, 2018 05:01 AM #15
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