She’s been an Orangetheory regular for 8 years—find out why


OTF Inverness May 100 She's been an Orangetheory regular for 8 years—find out why
Alisa Poole. (Sabrina Palmer / Bham Now)

Community and routine play a huge role in choosing the place to call your fitness home. For Alisa Poole, those are just a couple of the reasons she keeps coming back to Orangetheory (OTF) and what’s kept her there for eight years. Keep reading to learn why she loves working out at OTF.

8 years at Orangetheory

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OrangeTheory Fitness Inverness. (Sabrina Palmer / Bham Now)

Alisa has been working out at OTF Inverness since the very beginning. Just a couple weeks ago, she celebrated her eight year OTF anniversary (yep, you read that right). She’s a charter member of the Inverness location.

She told us the #1 thing that brings her back to OTF everyday (she’s an 11AM regular) is the family-feel and connection she feels every time she walks in.

“My favorite part about it is really the whole culture. I love the variety of workouts everyday, the emphasis on challenging yourself every time, the challenging and motivating coaches, super friendly sales associates and the real family feel, without ever feeling exclusive.”

Alisa Poole

OrangeTheory sets the tone for her day

Alisa couldn’t see herself anywhere else. (Sabrina Palmer / Bham Now)

When you talk to anyone about why they work out, routine is almost always a part of their response. For Alisa, she’s able to wake up in the morning, get some household things done, and make her way to her 11AM class.

“I just feel so much better when I go to OTF! I feel better physically, mentally, emotionally, socially. It’s the best use of one hour that I have all day. Days that I’m not there I feel so incomplete and am always ready to jump right back in.”

Alisa Poole

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OTF coaches are the best

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OTF coaches are top-notch. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

As for the coaches and instructors, Alisa said there is no one better at being so challenging, yet motivational at the same time.

“The coaches make everyone feel seen and worth their attention and help, no matter their fitness level.”

Alisa Poole

To someone considering trying OrangeTheory:

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OTF has a Quit Free Guarantee. (Sabrina Palmer / Bham Now)

For someone who’s been such a consistent OrangeTheory client for such a long time, we had to know what she would tell someone considering trying the workout for the first time.

“I would tell others that this is the most complete workout you’ll find. I’ve never stayed with anything exercise-wise consistently for this long and with OTF, I’ve never looked back. I am in better overall shape than I was eight years ago. OrangeTheory has been the best thing I’ve done for myself.”

Alisa Poole

This month, new customers will receive up to $60 off their first month! Plus, there’s always a Quit Free Guarantee—try OTF for 30 days and if you aren’t satisfied, you’ll get your money back.

Ready to get moving? Become a member at your local Orangetheory studio today.

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