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We're not your typical gym. From challenging solo workouts and exhilarating classes to one-on-one
guidance from a professional... HealthSpring has you in mind.

Weight Loss

Meet Tiffani DeTar

Tiffani DeTar was one of the winners of our Share your Story Contest in 2018. Watch her video above and read her HealthSpring story below:

I wanted to lose weight. I wanted to be a certain size. I wanted my old clothes to fit. That's why I joined, no RE-joined (since this was at least my fourth gym membership of my...  

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General Wellness

Meet Cassie Ray

We all hear that one in eight women will get breast cancer if their lifetime, and yet, we never expect it to be us. In May of 2015, following a routine mammogram, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Now, I can say that I was fortunate, because my cancer was found early, but at that time, I was not feeling...  

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Fitness Coaching

Meet Hope MacRae

Hope MacRae knows if you don't use it, you'll lose it. That's why, at age 87, she is a regular at NorthBay HealthSpring Fitness in Vacaville. You might see her tiny frame tossing a 4-pound medicine ball against the wall, performing squats on the TRX or lifting free weights.

Hope has made an impression with other members at the facility...  

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Weight Loss

Meet Mike Reed

Meet Mike. On the verge of having stomach reduction surgery, he made the decision to do it the natural way. After trying every group exercise class at HealthSpring Fitness, he found his calling in Power Cycling. Instructors made a huge difference for him and became a great motivational factor in meeting his weight loss goals. After 2 years of commitment,...  

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Movement is Medicine

Meet Mercedes Stubbs

Surviving cardiac arrest left Mercedes needing to relearn many basic functions like walking and talking. With the help and support of the Movement is Medicine program, his fitness coach Gina Pickett and his wife Jan — Mercedes is on the road to recovery.

  

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Swim Lessons

Meet the Miller twins

Once Fearful, Now Twins Dive In

When twins Cooper and Brooklyn Miller of Fairfield first started swim lessons at age 3, even standing on the first step of the pool made them anxious.

"They wouldn't put their faces in the water, they couldn't hold their breath," remembers John Zdankus, aquatics coordinator and fitness specialist at NorthBay HealthSpring Fitness.

Group lessons were...  

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Movement is Medicine

Meet Richard Burke

The Movement is Medicine program and Fitness Coach, Brandon B., helped Richard regain strength and mobility back in his knee after his second knee replacement. Now he's back to running and training for his ultra-marathons.

  

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Movement is Medicine

Meet Lucille Renfro

Lucille Renfro, 71, was working hard to get healthy and overcome a long-term back injury when she suffered a major setback: a stroke in October 2012.

The retired U.S. Postal worker went from rigorous physical exercise to recovery mode, learning how to talk and then to walk all over again, an effort that took years.

Balance was a serious problem. Even with...  

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Movement is Medicine

Meet Victor Lazazzera

His back injury left him needing a cane to walk long distances and with surgery or cortisone shots as his only treatment options. Three months after starting Movement is Medicine, and with the help from Fitness Coach, John Zdankus, Victor now has days without any pain.

  

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Movement is Medicine

Meet Suzanne Clark

Three years ago, Suzanne Clark sat in her wheelchair at a Soroptimist International regional conference, waving her hands and smiling while club members danced around her during a friendly competition.

This year, wheelchair-free, she taught her friends the steps and led the dance.

Suzanne, 60, said her recovery from Guillain-Barre syndrome is nothing short of a miracle.

Guillain-Barre syndrome is a rare disorder...  

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