Marcus had worked with a friend of mine who shared her photos after she had a baby (4 months post baby) and she looked fantastic so I asked her how she did it and she told me about Marcus! I was looking into changing my lifestyle and improving my health for the better and I needed someone to help me along, keep me accountable and encourage me when I felt I couldn’t do it so I decided to reach out to him.
James Dropped 27 Pounds in 14 Weeks!
Jamey Lost 25.5 Pounds in 20 Weeks
I had tried other programs like weight watchers in the past that worked well for me in the short-term, but then I would end up gaining all the weight back fairly quickly as soon as I stopped counting points. It wasn't really teaching me how to eat properly, it was just emphasizing portion sizes of still not-so-healthy foods. I really wanted to learn how to prepare nutritious and satisfying meals so I could make a lifestyle change and not really feel like I'm on a "diet", just eat better all the time!
I did a lot of research online initially looking into getting a personal trainer (that's how I came across Marcus), but then read that he also did nutritional coaching and saw all the great results he achieved with previous clients and decided I wanted to get my eating on track before I thought about an exercise plan. I also liked that Marcus included client's references with the before and after pictures on his website so I could really get a feel for everything and see that people who were having the exact same struggles as me were able to accomplish great results just by fixing their eating habits and moving every day (pretty easy, really!)
Marcus and I spent 20 weeks developing a sustainable way for me to move more, eat healthier and still feel satiated all the while losing a bunch of unwanted pounds. I realized I was experiencing pretty much constant bloating and lethargy from the foods I was eating before (to the extent that I felt like it was just a normal every day thing) and noticed a BIG improvement in my energy levels and cravings once I cut out a lot of the processed foods and sugars.
As a result of working with Marcus I lost 25.5 pounds, went down almost two jean sizes and overall I feel way more comfortable in my own skin. The weekly emails and picture-sending definitely helped keep me on track (the pictures especially) and I liked that Marcus was easy to talk to and very informative when I had questions about anything. Thanks Marcus!!
Michelle Lost 18 Pounds In 12 Weeks
I was looking for a way to get back to the weight I used to be and I was finding that exercise alone just wasn't working for me anymore which was odd because I had never needed to look at my diet before and I needed some help.
Marcus came highly recommended by my friend Jenn who had amazing results with his program. We focused on sleep, movement, hydration and quality food - it's a holistic view.
The amount of weight lost was great for me.
I wasn't crazy about doing the photos every week (as Marcus knows), but I loved the ease of working with him remotely and clearly the weight loss was great for me!
Thank you for everything Marcus, including your patience with me :)
Lynn Went from 181 to 149 and Lost 32 LBS!
I decided to contact Marcus because I was unhappy with my diet habits and the physical toll it was taking on my body. I'd hit a wall as far as helping myself and was looking for expert advice and help.
A coworker highly recommended Marcus and I liked what I saw on his website, Facebook as well as Instagram accounts...I especially liked the advice and tips he posted on Instagram. His website showed realistic results and I really liked his holistic approach to weight loss.
We implemented an overhaul of my diet, sleep habits and activity levels. I also worked out in the gym with him 1x per week which gave me the new confidence needed to work out on my own!
I achieved greater weight loss than I have ever achieved on my own working with Marcus as well as a better understanding of my body and how the right portions of nutritious foods can still result in weight loss while maintaining or even improving energy levels.
I also loved the additional support via text and email as I found him and his program very accessible.
Thank you Marcus!!
Looks Like More Than 6 Pounds Don't It!?
It hit me. I was feeling pretty happy and wanting somewhat of a push to challenge me and where I was at. A lifestyle change as well as a birthday was coming up and I knew it was just time to get started on the next step. I had been getting treatment for disordered eating and after I had gotten to a healthful weight and given my body a break I was ready.
It’s funny because it’s actually kind of a cool coincidence with Marcus ending up being the right choice for me. I had a cousin rave about this “guy” and that she liked the results she got, as well as another family friend around the same time, again RAVING about this “guy”. The SAME GUY. Lol. I checked out his website and in laughter and excitement I got it. It turns out I know this guy and I had bumped into him about couple weeks prior to that...meant to be I think!
I decided to work with Marcus because after I had been coming from a critical mind-set, he really didn’t have me cut out anything. His approach of it being a lifestyle really is genius because isn’t that what you really want, to be able to set yourself up for success?.
I got more connected to my body on what I liked and I changed what didn’t agree with me. I felt that the online food plan and support was the best bet and checking in weekly as well as having let me tell you, OPTIONS. There was a variety of food that I got to choose from which was so refreshing, such a relief!!
I wanted to implement something sustainable and have something that wasn’t a CLENSE, which I was SICK of hearing as well as more than the bullshit food pyramid you got in high school. It was more about transforming my body as opposed to just fat loss. He held me accountable, yet took the weight of my mind with the food plan and gave continuous support through email and texting...as well as any questions I had or any worry Marcus was tentative in responding. In being a dancer and just a woman who loves to move her body, I was at the gym 4-5 days a week with weight training as well as some cardio...Marcus didn't require me to 'workout' per se but I was having a lot of fun so I chose to! In having variety as well as being outdoors more I didn’t know it could be this good!
The biggest results I got was the incredible change in muscle definition and fat loss, as well as a lot more ENERGY. This body of mine didn’t like the weight number to change so much yet I was reassured with all the training and movement that it was being replaced with muscle. Thank god! Lol.
I also really liked that I wasn’t tired anymore and I was filling my body with fuel to sustain and enjoy all that I loved to do. I was healing from some past injuries as well as doing more then I’ve done physically since I was 12. I’m sticking with this! I’ve been able to heal so much emotionally, mentally and physically and that’s enough for me.
Sure we can come up with all the ‘excuses’ in the world to say we’re not ready. Hide behind your weight or thoughts that don’t serve us. Yet don’t you want to catch it now? It can work to your advantage! A meal plan that can be managed is possible and it can be made easy.
Marcus HAS the knowledge, is doing his PASSION and it shows!
Jinha Dropped 14.5 lbs Via N1 Online Nutritional Coaching
After having two kids I put on some extra weight and I was really struggling to lose the stubborn fat around my waist. Exercise gave me some results but I hit a plateau and I didn't know anything about eating correctly so I felt like I needed some guidance in both.
Originally when I contacted Marcus I was just looking for a personal trainer but I liked the N1 lifestyle approach of maintainable movement and nutrition. I also appreciated Marcus’ quick and timely communication.
My weight ended up coming down for sure but the biggest thing I got out of the program was the importance of eating right for both health and weight loss. I'm much more in tune with my body and how it reacts to food. Also the knowledge I gained through this experience is invaluable not just in weight loss but in life in general.
I appreciate how Marcus is very easy going, always supportive and I also love how he responds to texts/emails in a timely manner. I'm extremely happy with my results and I will continue to recommend Marcus to anyone who is serious about losing weight!
Jenn Lost 12 Pounds in 12 Weeks Via Online Nutritional Coaching!
I was feeling frustrated about my weight and was looking to lose the 12-15 lbs that had crept up over the past 13 years since having kids. I knew that I needed to commit to a program in which I could be held accountable so I felt that working with a specialist that has a solid grounding in nutrition would help me achieve my goal.
A girlfriend had directed me to Marcus and the N1 Fitness website. I liked Marcus' message and philosophy about making lifestyle changes that effectively integrate exercise, movement, and healthy eating. I knew that a quick "diet fix" wasn't going to be the solution for me to shed the weight permanently. Marcus was quick to respond, demonstrated a keen work ethic, and was very knowledgable of the food-body connection.
After completing a thorough questionnaire of my eating habits, food preferences, exercise regime, sleep habits, etc. Marcus created a balanced nutritional program that incorporated proteins, starchy carbs, fruit, veggies and healthy fats. He assessed my progress regularly and we made weekly adjustments based on my fat loss progress. The result was weight loss, fat loss, a return of muscle definition, improved energy and mood levels, and confidence that move forward with this as a "life-plan".
I appreciated having someone to be my coach and cheerleader - someone to keep me on track with my goals and provide instruction based upon sound knowledge of health and nutrition.
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Marcus' services to anyone interested in losing weight and improving their fitness/nutrition regime. Marcus, you're are an excellent coach!
Danica Dropped 9 Pounds & Went From Lean to Leaner
I was putting in so much effort at the gym and not seeing the results I wanted. I realized over time that I was completely missing the nutrition piece of the equation but had yet to discover how BIG of a piece this really was. I was eating a lot more than I needed to and not focusing on whole, nutritious foods to fuel my body and workouts. I was definitely in need of some guidance when it came to my diet.
I was referred to Marcus by my sister who had worked with him earlier last year. I liked that her nutrition plan created by Marcus included simple whole foods that were easily accessible for anyone. There was also a lot of choices for each meal, which meant I didn't have to stick to the same meal all the time if I felt like something different.
The biggest result that I got was that I started to see my body lean out, while spending less time in the gym. The guidance that Marcus provided for nutrition made more of a difference than all the extra hours I used to spend in the gym hoping to see the results I wanted so bad. Through personal training, I learned new exercises and was able to work towards perfecting my form on a lot of basic (but super important) workouts. Perhaps the most important result was that I finally felt good about my body and health, which is the most priceless feeling ever!
I really liked that Marcus was super down to earth, easy to talk to and knowledgeable when it came to nutrition and movement. He is a huge supporter of a balanced lifestyle and incorporated this regularly into our program - this made staying motivated and on track super easy! I also really liked that even though this was a nutrition program, it encompassed a lot more than just nutrition. Marcus' emphasis on other aspects of health such as sleep, movement, workouts, gratitude, etc.. really added to the program and knowledge that I acquired overall.
Thank you Marcus for guiding me in the right direction with my nutrition and health! The things I learned throughout our program are things that I will continue using as I progress towards new and improved fitness and lifestyle goals. I would highly recommend Marcus to anyone who is looking to see long-term, sustainable results and work towards a better understanding of nutrition and the ultimate lifestyle balance.
Andrea Lost 11.5 Pounds in 12 Weeks
Over the years I have been on many “diet” plans. The last thing I tried before the N1 Fitness way of eating packed ON 10 lbs to my small frame, I'm only 5'2.
Working with Marcus has given me so much more insight into what works for MY body. EveryBODY is different and his attention to my needs were what put this program above the rest.
I am down over 11 lbs in 12 weeks, feel leaner, lighter and more fit. Feeling uncomfortable in my own body was what prompted me to contact Marcus in the first place. Gotta say I am feeling great in my body once again due to his insightful knowledge and guidance. Thanks Marcus!
Caley Cut 30 Pounds Via N1 Online Nutritional Coaching!
I had been struggling with my weight since my early twenties and my 30th birthday was fast approaching. I knew I needed to make a lifestyle change ASAP if I wanted to live a long healthy life so I contacted Marcus. My friend Mo had amazing results with his coaching and highly recommended him so I jumped on board the Marcus Train!
Over the course of the coaching process I lost a total of 30 pounds and went from a size 12 to a size 8 (a size I haven't seen years!)
I loved how Marcus was so easy to contact and how he was always so encouraging even when I didn't have the most stellar week. He always approached things from a positive perspective and I really appreciated the weekly check-up and pictures as it held me accountable and allowed me to see my weekly results.
As far as what I would change/shift about the coaching I can't come up with anything really, I love the program :)
Marcus helped me build a new relationship with food and I feel so grateful to have had the opportunity to work with him...all around it was such a great experience!
Thanks Marcus :)
Trudy Lost 73 lbs With Online Nutritional Coaching!
When you hit rock bottom you will try anything. Ive done so many different fad diets out there over the years. I was an emotional overweight wreck. My goal when I started was to loose 10-15 lbs... At least see the scale hit under the 200 mark! Well…73lb loss I definitely tipped my scale....135!!!
A friend of mine recommended I contact Marcus and initially I didn't know he was the right one for me but we ended up doing mental and physical therapy together lol, it was mind, body and soul training that worked!
I ended up with a 73 lb weight loss (208-135lbs) I went from size 18-20(1xl-2xl) down to 10-11 (med) My measurements (feb-sept/7months) - 40.25 inches (thighs-14.0, hips-10.25, waist-10.0, bust-6.0). I'm pretty sure my total inches lost would be over 50" if I would have believed in myself and took measurements within 1st week of starting with Marcus.
I appreciate Marcus' emotional support, professionalism, and knowledge that he shows towards his clients, he's amazing :)
Jenna Lost 21 Pounds in 20 Weeks!
When I contacted Marcus I realized that my weight was getting out of control and I needed to do something about it fast. I tried myself but I could never stick to anything so I decided I needed some help.
I liked how Marcus altered my program each week if need be and his before and after pictures were really inspiring!
We communicated a lot throughout the program and changed things so my program would work better for me. Marcus also pushed me to get my steps up every week and drink more water which actually made a huge difference in my weight loss week to week.
I lost over 20 pounds in only 20 weeks and I learned a lot of new information and tips about being healthy that I can continue to use for the rest of my life!
My favourite part of the program was the weekly questions and how I could text Marcus if I had questions. I also liked how there were a ton of different options for food on the program so I didn't have to stick to the same three meals everyday, I could switch it up.
Thanks Marcus :)
Moira Cut 20 Pounds in 23 Weeks!
I’m a Registered Nurse whose schedule includes shift work and night shifts on a regular basis. I’ve found it challenging to figure out what to eat and when to eat especially while working nights. Bloating and food sensitivities became a huge issue and as a result my weight kept creeping up.
I also have an autoimmune condition that has been in remission since 2008, however, I had been having symptoms of fatigue as of late and wondered if it had something to do with my eating habits. I suppose I had lost sight of how important my nutrition was and the close relationship between my symptoms and what I was eating. I knew Marcus had education and training to help in this area because he worked with a shift working friend of mine successfully prior to working with me.
I’ve worked with trainers in the past and been somewhat successful but eating and making 5-6 meals is quite a bit of work and super time consuming. I wanted a nutritional plan that was simple and something I could continue long term. Marcus set me up with a program that was tailored to me specifically. He gave me the tools and support in order to be successful. We took pictures weekly, which I found held me accountable and allowed Marcus to see what was working and where adjustments needed to be made. Pictures don’t lie so I was forced to be honest with myself and in turn stuck to the program in the right amounts that worked specifically for me!
I lost pounds on the scale but most importantly my fatigue was non-existent. What I ate and how much I moved directly impacted how much if at all I experienced fatigue and fatigue related symptoms. I also went down a few sizes in my clothing and I was now armed with the knowledge of what foods really worked for me and what foods I needed to avoid completely due to a number of food sensitivities. I also felt completely satisfied with my portions and meals so I didn’t feel the need to snack, graze or munch at all.
Marcus was so supportive throughout the process and checked in on me throughout the week to see how I was doing. I always felt he was genuine and made the time for me whenever I had questions.
Thank you Marcus!
Angela Dropped 15 Pounds With Online Nutritional Coaching!
I needed help and I tried doing it on my own and with diet pills however I knew that that wasn't a healthy way to live or succeed long term.
I contacted Marcus because I was told he was the best and I very much agree!!! Also I knew that he had been in all of our shoes before. Marcus has a big heart and wants to help people like me live a healthier lifestyle and provides us with the tools to do so!
Together we established a sustainable healthy lifestyle, a better understanding of food and a better relationship with it as well. I learned I can be healthy and still live a normal and happy life.
I liked how Marcus was on top of everything and was always checking in with me to make sure I was good and everything was going well throughout the program.
Thank you so very much for everything that you've done for me Marcus. I will put the tools that you have taught me to good use and they will always be a part of my life moving forward. I'm going to continue to push and drive my self to become the best that I can be!! Couldn't have done it with out you!!!!!
Margarita Lost 35 Pounds With Online Nutritional Coaching!
2 years ago I decided to start working out more to loose my stubborn muffin top. I thought that if I ate less and exercised more I would definitely achieve my goal. Instead of losing weight I was actually gaining weight at a rapid pace and the worst of all my sugar cravings went through the roof!
I could go into a grocery store, grab a box of cookies and eat them before I hit the check out, it was that bad. A co-worker of mine Lesley Darling told me about Marcus and the services he provides so I decided to give it a go!
I chose Marcus because he emphasized whole foods and a simple lifestyle approach that really appealed to me. I achieved great results and Marcus encouraged me every week with emails as well as text messages and he made me laugh as I learned how to eat right!
I lost all the weight that I had gained prior to the program and I am still losing while eating a ton of food and never feeling hungry!
I loved everything about Marcus' program from start to finish and as I saw huge improvements week to week it only motivated me more to reach my body recomposition goals!
Thank you so much for everything you've done for me Marcus. I look great, feel awesome and I am now comfortable in my own body!
Liz Dropped 14 Pounds Post Pregnancy With Online Nutritional Coaching!
After giving birth to my daughter I knew I would need some help to lose the extra weight I put on during my pregnancy. I worked with Marcus a few years ago and got really great results from his program. Because Marcus' approach had worked for me previously I was confident I would be able to see results again!
I thoroughly enjoyed working with Marcus and really believe his programs work long term. I like his approach and the vast variety of food options available, I don't feel limited at all.
I really noticed my body tightening up as the weeks went by, the scale didn't necessarily move every week but it didn't matter so much because my clothes fit better and I felt really good overall!
I really like how Marcus changed my program every week depending on your body/results. He is very supportive and makes himself available anytime for questions and concerns. Taking pictures of myself every week was not something I loved (especially in a bikini!), but I know it was necessary and beneficial in the end.
Marcus is great and his programs WORK :)