12 Week Body Transformation in Calgary, AB

12 week body transformation

It’s that time of year when more people join gyms and make resolutions. Getting in shape is a resolution that make people make at some point during their life.

Perhaps you’re brand new to the fitness industry and want to get off to the best possible start. Maybe you’re one of the many people who started and gave up but are now prepared to recommit to getting healthy for the long term benefits.

No matter your starting point, Bree Hunter Fitness is here to support your success.

Overview of the 12-Week Transformation Workout Plan

The 12-week program that comes next is meant to help you increase your strength, size, endurance, conditioning, and general health. We’ll do this by keeping the body on its toes and concentrating on each component of your fitness one at a time.

Three separate program sets are included. Each week, you’ll switch which program you adhere to. Throughout the entire experience, you won’t perform the same exercise again in a succession.

Circuit Training For Strength To Lose Fat

Years ago, spending hours on the elliptical or treadmill was recommended as the most effective way to achieve weight loss and trim fat. These days, strength and resistance training exercises are the focus of fat loss regimens. There is a valid explanation for this. You may burn more fat and gain lean muscle mass when you mix aerobic activities with strength training.

Exercises involving weight training are effective because they deplete your muscles and then motivate them to regrow stronger than before. The term “hypertrophy” (which means, “increasing body composition”) refers to this process. When you lift weights, you put your muscles through a strenuous workout routine that damages their fibers.

Changing Your Diet To Lose Calories

Whatever you choose to call it, total body energy expenditure, TEE, or the number of calories your body burns each day, is one element that influences how fast you might lose weight.

The amount of calories your body needs to burn only to carry out fundamental processes like breathing and digestion is measured as your basal metabolic rate (BMR). About 60% of your entire energy use is accounted for by your BMR.

There are a handful of ways to calculate the average daily energy consumption of an individual; however, it typically consists of calculating your BMR and multiplying it by an activity multiplier.

A TEE is flexible, allowing you to modify how much you eat or how much you’re able to work out. The combination allows to help you find the ideal situation for you.

Get a 12 week Body Transformation with Bree

Bree Hunter is a personal trainer and fitness model from Calgary. Bree has developed an exceptional and unmatched year-round body since entering the field of fitness modelling, and she is eager to assist her clients in achieving the same levels of success.

If you want to achieve your fitness goal then contact Bree Hunter today.

Let’s Talk Transformation with Celina Caban-Gandhi

12 week body transformation Celina

I was referred to Bree Hunter by my best friend from college, Rachel Felber. Rachel is an emergency room doctor with a passion for working out and little time for inefficiency, especially now with the adorable and energetic Baby Jenna. When Rachel told me she worked with an amazing personal trainer throughout her pregnancy and beyond and that I should seriously consider it, I thought very carefully about it. I had never worked with a personal trainer before, so I was a bit skeptical that I would enjoy it or see significant gains like Rachel had. Also, as a busy public interest lawyer with a full plate of volunteer commitments, I was concerned that I would not make the time to dedicate myself to a serious, rigorous fitness plan.

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Well, I was wrong!  Fearful that my window of opportunity to try personal training before my husband and I started a family, I decided to dive into a 3-month workout plan with Bree.  And I am so glad I did!  Bree was excellent at creating a rigorous, customized workout plan with sufficient flexibility to account for my busiest work days.  She also did a great job of calculating the optimal number of macro nutrients I should be consuming based on my height and weight, and adjusted it as my body transformed. I should also mention that I am probably one of Bree’s more demanding clients since I strongly prefer hands-on guidance and detailed feedback on areas of progress or need for improvement.  Bree was always willing to work with my schedule and made the effort to have video calls with me every two to three weeks to check-in.  She also encouraged me to keep a weekly diary, which was sometimes difficult to keep up with, but I always appreciated it.

If I had to summarize the three greatest lessons that I learned from my time with Bree, I would state the following three “M’s (in honor of my preparation for Motherhood!):

1) Motivation for “Me” Time:  Bree reinforced the need for discipline and focus when it came to prioritizing my workouts.  I often struggled to do this prior to my work with Bree, but now that I had to be accountable to her for my reasonable workout schedule, I was weary of falling short of the goals we had created together.  So, I made sure to get in my four days of weight workouts – even if it meant completing my workouts at 11:00P.M. at night! – and two days of fun cardio.  Sticking to this schedule for at least two months before my pregnancy made me realize that I need to prioritize myself, physical fitness, and self-care just as much as I prioritize legal work with my clients and volunteer projects.

2) Moderation: I love to eat!  Everything. In fact, there is no food I am allergic to or dislike – well, except for maybe cauliflower – but, with enough spice or salt, I’ll even eat that. So, I was very worried I would not be able to follow a strict, low-carb, low-sugar diet, and knew it would only be a matter of time before I “cheated” on whatever meal plan Bree put together for me. Fortunately, following Bree’s macro and calorie recommendations was manageable, especially when paired with the  “My Fitness Pal” App to measure my calorie intake. I am delighted to share that I was able to trim down nicely each week and changed my body composition with Bree’s gentle guidance and encouragement! The key to my healthy eating success was moderation. Bree taught me that achieving the optimal number of macros – or protein, carbohydrates, and fats – each day was more about eating smart than eating exclusively “clean”. For example, if I was disciplined with consuming healthy-energy rich food for the majority of the day, I could still afford to enjoy moderate amounts of my favorite snacks or small desserts. So, egg whites, oatmeal, pumpkin seeds, and low-fat yogurt became my go-to breakfast staples, while dark chocolate, peanut butter or nuts, fruit, and an occasional small glass of wine were my rewards after a long day of discipline. In addition, each week I allowed myself to have at least two meals (sometimes three) where I did not measure my macro or calorie intake at all. Having that balance throughout the week encouraged me to be strong and disciplined when I was actively trying to be successful with my macro goals.

Moderation was important not only in how I consumed food, but also how I exercised. Bree always encouraged me to listen to my body and exercise in a way that challenged myself, but did not overexert myself.  She was big on mastering good form for any exercises before I increased weights or resistance in order to prevent injuries. If a particular exercise felt uncomfortable or left me with aches and pains the next day, she encouraged me to stop doing it and to substitute it with another exercise that targeted that same general muscle group. When I got pregnant and struggled with daily nausea or physical fatigue, she encouraged me to modify my workout schedule on any days that I did not feel well. I appreciated this because I often felt like if I did not follow through with my original exercise goals for the week, I was letting both of us down. However, Bree taught me to be gentle with myself and prioritize slowing down when I was more fragile so that the next week, I could get back into my routine with renewed strength. In the end, because of my high risk pregnancy and recommendations by health care providers, I decided to pause my workout regimen with Bree until after I gave birth. As expected, Bree was incredibly understanding and encouraged me to do what felt best for my physical and mental health.  She noted that she would be waiting for me when I was ready to return to our work. I appreciated her support so much. Now, well into my Second Trimester, I eagerly count the weeks until I give birth so that I can get back to work with Bree and continue her uplifting and effective program!

3) Maternal Mantra: When I started my program with Bree, I shared with her that one of my main goals was to get as fit as possible before having kids with the added goal of preparing my body for motherhood. As a mother of two and a personal trainer to many expectant clients like Rachel and Roxanne, I knew that Bree had personal experience navigating this adventure and coming out of it in fighting shape.  I trusted her to prepare me well. And she did! I strongly believe that because of my work with Bree, my body was in optimal shape to conceive and was supported by the nutrient-rich diet that Bree had guided me to consume.  I also believe that because I had changed my body composition effectively with Bree’s three-month program and replaced pounds of fat with muscle, I did not start gaining weight until the sixteenth week of my pregnancy (well into my Second Trimester).  I currently have a “belly-only” pregnancy, continue to eat healthy, nutrient-rich foods, do not crave junk food, and eat treats in moderation. As a result, I have gained only about seven pounds. It feels good to know that I have a lot of wiggle room for weight gain and pregnancy cravings should that happen in my Third Trimester. It also feels great to know that my hard work with Bree paid off such that many of the healthy habits we cultivated together stuck. My work with Bree in only three-months has become a part of my lifestyle, and I love it. 🙂

One final “Maternal Mantra” that Bree has taught me is balancing motherhood with other aspects of life. Bree taught me this primarily through her personal example, specifically juggling life as a full-time working mother who still prioritized self-care and personal physical fitness with the added hobby of training and guiding clients through their own personal fitness journeys. Seeing all that she accomplished each day with a smile and sunny demeanor showed me that having this balance without being supernatural is possible. Bree is also exactly the sort of hands-on mother I hope to be.  For example, when trying to figure out when we would have our check-in video calls, she considered my availability, as well as personal commitments to her daughters, such as cooking breakfast with them on Sunday mornings or making sure they were supervised when they got home from school and were doing their homework.  After working with her closely and learning about Bree’s “Maternal Mantra,” I feel that we have developed a friendship, and she is a friend that I continue to admire. Brava to Bree for all that she does and her excellent, personalized work as a fantastic trainer!  I will be working with her again soon. 🙂

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12 Week Transformation

Our Customer Reviews

I had been following Bree on her social media for some time, and I finally felt like I was in a good space to approach her to start a program. I have had some pretty serious back issues for the past four years, so I have had some reluctance starting something new. I am on my 5th week of a 12-week program, and am absolutely loving it. I have already seen some great results, and I am very excited to say I have had no back pain. This girl definitely knows what she is doing! I have loved all of the workouts. There haven't been any that are too difficult for me or too easy. I can for sure see myself working with Bree for a very long time! Bree has also given me some great information with respect to nutrition and supplements.

Michelle Getzinger Feb 2, 2023

I have known Bree for about 10 years and her level of knowledge, experience and understanding is above and beyond. She takes pride in what she does and preaches. Very supportive throughout her coaching and putting you on a personal program based on on you and your needs. Keep up the amazing work and lifestyle.

Prab Thiara Feb 2, 2023

Bree is the most understanding and caring coach. I’ve been her client on and off since 2015. She’s seen me through many different series in life and many different goals. I used to have a ton of food intolerances too and she was always more than willing to work around them to make my meal plans enjoyable. I recommend her to anyone and everyone looking for a coach to help them reach their goals. Love you Bree! ❤️

Erin Keegan Feb 2, 2023

I have come across Bree's social media page a few different times and have always heard great things about her programs and finally decided to get on a program with her after having 4 pregnancies in 4 years I needed a BIG push to find the me time and a new gym program that challenged me. I was BLOWN away with my 30 day program, it wasn't more than an hour and wow; I have never been so challenged in my gym program. Loving working with her and I can't wait to start my next program in the new year.

Ashley Kilback Dec 12, 2022

I've been training with Bree since 2017. She is very professional, thorough, and friendly to work with! After starting my training/nutrition program with her and continuing to follow my program, I noticed a significant change in my body composition, while experiencing less fatigue, more strength, and increased self-confidence in my health and fitness. Bree is outstanding and I definitely recommended her!!!

Kia Lagodontis Dec 12, 2022

Working with Bree has completely changed my life. I knew I needed to make a change for myself but had no idea where to start. With her extensive knowledge, training and support I have been able to put the work in to see serious results. Her personalized workout plans make it easy to stick with and stay consistent! I’ve worked with her for the last year and she continues to teach me and challenge me in the best possible way. She is worth every penny!

Kelly Humphreys Dec 12, 2022

Bree was very knowledgeable and encouraging after my spinal fusion surgery. She wrote me a program to help ease me back into weightlifting and strengthen my core! She truly is a gem! Thanks Bree ✌️

Jacqueline Linke Nov 11, 2022

I have been working with Bree since 2017. She creates the most amazing workouts tailored to my abilities and skill level. I am given a strength training regime, including cardio days, as well. I have stuck with this program because it is challenging, varied and because, as a 57 year old, I feel strong, confident and I know it’s because of Bree’s program. She is inspiring, supportive and very knowledgeable! Thanks for helping feel incredible! ❤️

Janet Wood Nov 11, 2022

I’ve been training with Bree for several years. Her programs are challenging but attainable! She’s super approachable and takes the time to understand your goals. Bree is knowledgeable in nutrition and exercise. She personally practices what she teaches she goes far beyond ‘book knowledge’. She always makes time to talk you through an exercise or any concerns. Bree Hunter is 💯. I definitely recommend.

Jessica Skiftun Nov 11, 2022

I have worked with Bree for nearly 7 years now and she has been so helpful in keep me balanced. When I found her I was burnt out on strict meal plans , tons of fasted cardio , 5 day a week workouts , way too little carbs and fats and way too much protein from previous trainers. I wanted flexibility , more balance , less workouts , less counting every vegetable but still wanted to stay lean , be able to challenge my metabolism and Increase food intake and flexible workouts. Someone that worked with me and my lifestyle and needs and not make me fits into a strict patterns that eventually led to imbalance and burnout. Bree has been amazing and I feel like having a trainer makes life so easy, my workouts are simple and adjusted to my lifestyle. I have flexibility in food choices and macros . And I am even able to challenge my metabolism at the age of 45 and give my body more calories when my body needs it without excess weight gain. Having flexible macros has allowed me to maintain healthy physique without food restrictions and find the balance I need . Which make life less stressful . I think health is an absolute investment and I love the science behind keeping my body balanced . Bree has been an absolute investment in my health and wellness for years and I wouldn’t have it any other way . Michelle M

Michelle McBride Nov 11, 2022

“ Bree’s 30 day challenge was just what I needed to get back into a routine of working out and being more conscious of my diet. Her app and program are very user friendly and convenient, which keep me on track. I love being able to get my workouts done at home or on the go. The app also has great recipes and meal plans. She is always quick to respond to any questions you may have. What a difference a month has made. I feel so much stronger, confident in myself and like I am well on my way to a healthier me. Thanks Bree! “

Kk Hupps Nov 11, 2022

Bree’s program is a game changer! In less than two months working with Bree I am in the best shape of my life- even after having three kids! I am amazed at the changes my body has gone through in such a short amount of time. I’m leaner, more muscular and am able to push myself to new levels of fitness I never thought possible. Her workouts are dynamic, effective, challenging yet fun, and she makes sure they fit into your daily life and schedule. She’s taught me so much about nutrition and given me tools that I will continue to use for the rest of my life. On top of all that, Bree is very professional, patient and an immensely compassionate and kind person. So much more than a fitness instructor and nutrition coach, she is a friend who’s always there for you, your biggest cheerleader and support system. She has changed my life for the better and I highly recommend her!

Kirby Duyns Nov 11, 2022

Absolutely amazing workouts!! I started the 30 day challenge and am now on my 7th month!!! Its so fabulous, the workouts are always changing and challenging me!! I love to work out and this is definitely my new favorite!! The workouts are around 30 minutes each yet you get double the workout you would get at the gym and you get to do it from home!! The recipes are delicious with tones of choices and they make enough for the whole family!! I would recommend the 30 day challenge to everyone!!! Its so great!! Thanks Bree!!!

Crystal Davis Nov 11, 2022

I’ve had a great experience with Bree. After gyms shut down in 2020 I transitioned go home gym workouts. With Bree’s program I know what I’m doing each morning (even when I hate the workouts I need to do). Accountability is the only way to effective and lasting progress. We’re a year and a half in and value the access and programs each week!

Josiah Olson Nov 11, 2022

What a great program to get you back on track. The workouts are challenging, just the push you need to reach your goals. I’ve done number of different workout programs, and this is by far the best option if you want your results that last. Thanks Bree!

Chelsea Hughes Nov 11, 2022

It is crazy to believe that in two short weeks of working with Bree, I have gone from a person who did not have a dialed in routine with working out, eating consistently/mindfully, and with anxiety of working out around other people that was always holding me back & creating excuses. The confidence Bree has inspired in me comes from having someone completely down to earth, someone relatable, passionate, and truly nurturing in her approach to build strong and confident clients. She “walks the walk” along side her clients 💜 Her meal plan was easy to follow & after the first week of counting macros - I was able to grasp the balance of eating healthy, balanced & consistently (as she said I would) — she even creates the grocery list so I don’t have to fumble around, or have access waste. - nothing the money I have saved since less waste is amazing (especially during these crazy times of inflation) ⁃ the confidence I have when entering and leaving the gym is so motivating now. Seeing the results, feeling the results & getting excited for my workouts the night before - makes working out fun! ⁃ The food has been delicious. Bree was able to accommodate and take into consideration my pre-existing health conditions & my individual needs. ⁃ I am so stoked to see what goals I crush next in & out of the gym with Bree Hunter as my coach/trainer 💜

L J Nov 11, 2022

Bree will be your biggest advocate, supporter and asset as you journey through your personalized fitness and diet goals. I joined her program Jan 2022 for a 30 day challenge and kept going from there. The workouts are effective, the food and body stat tracking keeps you accountable but more importantly Bree truly cares. She goes above and beyond to help you reach your goals, meeting you where you are at. She’s a beauty on the outside but also on the inside. 5 stars and highly recommend joining her platform.

Debbie M Nov 11, 2022

This is the second time I've worked with Bree, the first was a few years ago when I was pregnant and through the post-partum period. It was a given that I'd hire her again when I got pregnant again nearly a year ago. She creates a totally individualized diet and exercise plan, makes adjustments as needed based on frequent evaluations, and is often available in real time by chat to discuss questions or issues that come up. For all this, the cost is surprisingly reasonable. I highly recommend!

Rachel Felber Nov 11, 2022

Hiring Bree was one of the best decisions I've made. I had previously tried everything on the market, videos, weight-loss programs, etc.I always thought that I exercised enough and ate right but learning from Bree taught me the right way to fuel my body and workout in a way that helped me reach my goals. Bree was my last fitness/nutrition program because 7 years later I'm still working with her!

Laurie Elliott Nov 11, 2022
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