Thomas Bell found 40 could be the beginning of the best years of his life!

Thomas Bell found 40 could be the beginning of the best years of his life!

Thomas Bell is 39 years old and is a Police Captain. He joined FFR in April of this year.

Thomas says, “I truly love that at FFR you are pushed. You are pushed to do more than you think you can. You are pushed to break through the artificial barriers that you create in your mind that keep you from achieving your goals.” Coaches and staff know how to get him to reach deep and surprise himself with his own performance.

He keeps coming back because the workouts evolve. There is no predicting what you may be doing on any given day. This keeps everything new and exciting, and workout boredom does not have a chance to begin. He says, “Nothing is routine at DSD!”

Thomas is seeing his body change. His upper body strength and size are noticeably increasing. His waistline is shrinking. However, the biggest change so far for Thomas is how he feels. The employing of the nutrition plan has all but eliminated his binge cravings that were largely responsible for his lack of healthy eating before starting FFR. His stamina is increasing so rapidly that he can’t believe it. He says, “When I began the warm-up nearly exhausted me. Today was the first workout of week 10, and I was disappointed when we reached the end because I wanted to keep going!”

Thomas says, “I just feel better. I never thought I’d ever truly look forward to heading to the gym and working out, but there is just something different at DSD.” DSD is so much more than just a gym. It is a family that will stop at nothing to help me succeed, and that is making the difference. He adds, “I’m not just getting healthy and fit to make it through the challenge…..I’m starting to really want to live healthy!”

Thomas feels the entire program of being not only fit for duty, but also fit for life has given him an opportunity to take a personal inventory of his life. He is starting to re-think the assumptions he made about inevitable declining health and well-being that many first responders his age believe are unavoidable. He says, “I’ve started to realize that 40 doesn’t have to be the beginning of the end, but instead can be the beginning of the best years of my life.”

His advice to someone considering joining FFR: “Trust. Trust Coach JC when he tells you that you can do things you believe are impossible. Trust the coaches and staff at DSD when they tell you that you have one more pushup in you, or you can run one more sprint or lift a weight just a little heavier than the one you just lifted. Trust that if you take the 10 habits to heart, seeing a positive change is not a possibility; it is inevitable. Trust yourself. Trust that you can improve your health and life, no matter your age, current condition, or fitness history.”

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  • Meet Coach JC

    "If you want to WIN more in life you are in the right place my friend! I am blessed and privileged everyday to help people WIN more in life.

    I got my start as the youngest Director of Strength & Conditioning at the Division I level at Oral Roberts University and have been blessed to COACH professional athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, and WNBA through Dynamic Sports Development. As an ENTREPRENEUR I then started Bootcamp Tulsa to help women WIN in their Fitness, Nutrition & in Life. On a daily basis I now run our Non-Profit, 501 (c) (3), Fit First Responders serving those that serve us everyday, our Police Officers, Firefighters, Medics and national Guard.

    If I'm not helping people WIN through my Performance Coaching you will find me motivating people on stage through my MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING in churches, companies, universities and athletic organizations. I even took some of that motivation and combined it with a winning game plan to author a few books. I love helping people WIN but there is nothing I'm more passionate about then being a FATHER to my beautiful daughter and a HUSBAND to my hot wife."

Coach JC