TRAINER’S CORNER: Biweekly Update Feb. 2014

So it’s a little later in the week than usual that I am sending this out, but here are your bi-weekly updates:


If you are in the Scale Back Alabama program and not sure how to begin losing the 10 pounds you need to schedule your consult NOW! Contact me at 205-239-7794 to book your appointment!


Also, if you are a member of Anytime Fitness – McCalla and are stuck in a rut with your current workout routine you need to call me NOW as well to set up a fitness consultation so I can help you get back on track!





Don’t miss the opportunity to train with me for a MONTH FREE of CHARGE + Attend all of the shows I am planning to compete in for the 2014 Figure & Fitness Competition Season!

NPC Music City Muscle Novice Figure 2013


Join me for

Gentle Flow Yoga at Lake View Country Club in McCalla

10:00 A.M. Wednesdays starting March 5, 2014

$40/4 Weeks of Class General Admission

Open also to Silver Sneakers Insurance Card Holders FREE of CHARGE

~Please remember to bring your own mat to each class~

flex yoga

Candi’s F.I.T. Camp at A NU U Barber & Beauty Salon in Pelham

Faith – Inspired – Transformation Camp is open to women of ALL ages, shapes, & sizes to come together to discuss nutrition and fitness and discover how to transform their overall health mentally, physically, & spiritually!

The 12 Week Faith Inspired Transformation Program Runs March 9th through May 26th, 2014

Sundays & Mondays at 5:30 PM

Pre-Registration Required

Cost: $240*

*Installment Plan Available

Deadline to Register: March 8th

Contact Candice: 205-239-7794 or to register

Registration Link Coming Soon!

Also this Program is open to Silver Sneakers Insurance Benefit Cardholders for FREE!

do you know her


If you are not receiving your health tips from the State Department, let me know. Below is a summary of the past week’s Health Tips:

1) Are you READY? The ONLY way to be READY is to have a PLAN! Book a Fitness Consult with a Personal Trainer!

Preview of a Sample Workout I put some of my Current Clients’ Through

2) MOVE MORE! Simple enough, get started! Lose the EXCUSES & Find the RESULTS!


3) LOVE YOUR BODY: Give the Gift of HEALTH

Recipe for a Sweet Treat that’s Yummy & Good for You all at the Same Time



*Current Clients I’m Whipping up a Special Batch Just for you guys this week! Happy Heart Day!*

happy valentines

~ Your Trainer ~

Candice Maria

TRAINER’S CORNER: Biweekly Update – Scale Back Alabama Edition


Welcome Scale Back Alabama Participants!

Congrats on taking the initial step towards better health!

Welcome also to my Biweekly Trainer’s Corner  Update;

FUN ACTIVITIES for Scale Back Participants:

Scale Back Alabama Participant Special Personal Training Packages: Invest in the motivation and education you need to transform your body in 10 weeks with a nationally certified personal fitness trainer during your participation period in the Scale Back Alabama program! Good luck to you and your team!

Anytime Fitness McCalla Weigh-In Site ONLY:

10 Weeks – 1 x/ Week $35/Session $175/Month per Participant*

*up to 2 people only can sign up under the same plan with the 2nd person’s plan being discounted 50%*


FREE Initial Fitness Consultation and Personal Training Session: Anytime Fitness McCalla & Chelsea ONLY:

If you didn’t get a chance at weigh-in to set up your one-time FREE session contact me to get set up this week at Anytime Fitness McCalla. Anytime Fitness Chelsea Scale Back participants should contact any one of our team members at that location for scheduling that appointment.

tracking progress

*Unfortunately at this time, due to some recent changes in facility dynamics, I will not be offering any personal training services at the Tuscaloosa YMCA weigh-in location.

FREE Social Media Coaching & Accountability for ALL Weigh-in Locations:

#TWEETtheBURN for @ScaleBkAlabama

Follow me on Twitter: @IAMCandiceMaria and Follow Scale Back Alabama on Twitter: @ScaleBkAlabama

Each week during your 10 weeks in the contest, Tweet what you did that was healthy and tag me, @IAMCandiceMaria, your local area coordinator and @ScaleBkAlabama in your Tweet with hashtag #TWEETtheBURN

Example: @IAMCandiceMaria, I completed (Fill in Fitness or Nutrition Activity) for @ScaleBkAlabama #TWEETtheBURN


 Other Announcements:


WIN a FREE Month of Personal Training with my Spring 2014 “Share My Journey” Contest. Winners not only receive a FREE Month of Personal Training Sessions with me as I prepare for the NPC & SNBF 2014 Bodybuilding, Figure, Fitness, & Bikini Competition Season, but also winners will be invited to a front row seat to all of my shows during the 2014 Competition Season!  Along with other prizes as well as be featured on my Biweekly Blog Updates as an Ambassador for Wellness!

Will you be 1 of 3 lucky winners in 2014!? Winners will be announced in February, Training begins in March!

Contest available for Anytime Fitness-McCalla location ONLY!

share your journey

Share my journey to the stage and beyond by sharing your story with me so that I can inspire you to chase your dreams in 2014! Submit a video about your story to to be considered eligible.

 share my journey

My Personal Training Location:

Anytime Fitness-McCalla

4955 McAdory School Rd

McCalla, AL 35111

Booking a FREE Fitness Consultation is as simple as contacting me to set up an appointment!

Scale Back Alabama Local Area Coordinator

Candice M. Hubbard, BSN, RN, AFAA

Nationally Certified Personal Trainer and Health Coach

205-239-7794 and


What Clients are Saying….Testimonials

When you do what you love it shows! This post will be updated regularly with statements and possibly even some video clips and pics from my clients I have worked with. I thank God everyday for my angels. I call my clients my angels because whether they realize it or not they were all hand picked and sent by God to watch over me during the biggest career transition of my life. In just 24 hours these two statements were sent in, at a time when my heart needed it the most. God Bless all of you!

You helped me tremendously.  I ran 1 mile Sunday night on treadmill.   I have never ran a mile in my life.  The back strengthening exercises you taught me have been a life saver. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. ~ L. Short


I am working out with a personal trainer and loving it. She is inspiring and definitely motivates me to be the best. I have nicknamed her Jillian no need to explain that one. I encourage all of my friends to at least try a session with her! ~ K. Johnson

To Be Continued…….


Greetings Anytimers, Tuscaloosa Y’ers, & Everyone in Between!

Check out the video below for your Trainer’s Corner Biweekly Update

Other Announcements:

Zumba Fitness Party for Scale Back Alabama Kick-off at Anytime Fitness McCalla

Thursday, Jan. 16th at 6PM

dancing through my journey

New Scale Back Alabama Weigh-in Site for Tuscaloosa County: YMCA of Tuscaloosa County!


Anyone can create a TEAM! Team Captains can only be Captain for 1 Team! Team up to Lose 10 Pounds in 10 Weeks!



Hope everyone is excited about what 2014 has in store for them! I AM!


ANYTIME FITNESS – MCCALLA, 4955 McAdory School Rd, McCalla, AL 35111


YMCA of Tuscaloosa County, 2405 Paul Bryant Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL  35401

This Week’s Training, Teaching, & Event Schedule is As Follows:

Keeping Up with Candice Maria


It’s time to BOOST your Workout Routine!



with me


Anytime Fitness McCalla

JANUARY 1 – 27, 2014

Stop by the Information table by the Personal Trainer Office to select the class that will best meet your specific fitness goals for 2014!

*Look for your FREE Trial Session PostCard in the mail*

Get Ready for…..

28 Days that Will Change Your Life

The 28 ARBONNE Essentials Day Detox Boot Camp Launch

January 3 – 31, 2014

Set your intentions for a healthier NEW YOU in 2014! Lose old habits and build a foundation for success!

Visit the ARBONNE Store at Anytime Fitness McCalla or Contact me via phone or email to register!

Registration is ONLY $25 to receive my 28-Day Detox e-book and daily journal + the cost of your ARBONNE Essentials Kit!

Working out is ALWAYS Better with Friends!

TEAM UP to Lose 10 – in – 10 while competing for Cash Prizes from the

Alabama Dept. of Health!

It’s Scale Back Alabama at Anytime Fitness-McCalla!

Stop by the information table by the Personal Trainers Office to Register your Team!

I am looking for 10 People to be Team Captains! 

Official Weigh-In will begin January 18-24, 2014

and lastly….

The Launch of the Spring 2014 “Share My Journey” Contest

What’s your Story? Don’t forget to send in your submissions between January 1 – 31, 2014 to be considered for my Spring 2014 “Share My Journey” Contest. Winners not only receive a FREE Month of PT Sessions with me at either Anytime Fitness* or YMCA of Tuscaloosa County* as I prepare for the NPC & SNBF 2014 Bodybuilding, Figure, Fitness, & Bikini Competition Season, but also winners will be invited to a front row seat to all of my shows during the 2014 Competition Season!

*Membership at either facility is required to enter contest*

Share my journey to the stage and beyond by sharing your story with me so that I can inspire you to chase your dreams in 2014!

 ~ Blessings ~

Candice Maria

Amateur Fitness Athlete | USATF Running Coach | Personal Trainer | Writer | Creative Director of The CapoKinesis Method