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SUP Pro Talk with Suzie Cooney

Improve Balance & Reaction Time: Indo Board Training Gear & Suzie on the New “Gigante” 24″ Disc

Maui Wave Action!

Waves are a force of nature like no other. Susan does a superb job to illustrate this and more. A great read!


Surf Stronger Order This!

Special Trainer's Note from Suzie Cooney How to Be Pro Self

Special Trainer’s Note from Suzie Cooney, CPT

 How to Be “Pro Self”

You can waste a great deal of time trying to find your waist line if you’ve tried without success. Are you on track after you’ve made countless New Year’s Resolutions year after year? Having a pro in your corner can make all the difference and save you lots of money, calories and improve your overall “life” performance.

Let’s face it shedding weight and getting toned, in either order can be difficult, frustrating and take a really long time if you don’t know how or where to start. We all need a cheerleader, a person to hold us accountable besides our boss or spouse; someone that can find a “fun” way to make it all happen.

If you’re ready to really get real, I’m real serious about helping you. It takes two and I can’t do it alone, so if you’re ready to hold yourself up, look in the mirror and start loving what you see, how you feel, you’re halfway there. You’re amazing!

I’m available via SKYPE world-wide or in person while you’re on Maui, or if you live local even better. Your health matters, how you feel about yourself matters. You don’t have to be a pro surfer, just the pro of yourself to be “pro self.” Make the time, make the investment and your life will change.

Suzie Cooney,CPT
Owner of Suzie Trains Maui, LLC

 Questions? Feel free to contact me through our website.

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Weight Loss Success Story: Dano Sayles of Maui Hawaii Lean Strong and Healthy

Weight Loss Success Story: Dano Sayles of Maui Hawaii Lean, Strong and Healthy

I’d like to introduce you to my client and friend, Dano Sayles of Maui, Hawaii. Dano, husband, and father, is a successful realtor and business entrepreneur who has recently accomplished a tremendous, goal.

Dano shed 40 pounds in two months. His body fat dropped from 33% to 26% and lost an impressive 7 inches from his waistline!  ( SEE PHOTOS BELOW ) He is 54 and is living proof that anyone can do it, you just need the support and tools.

We all know the challenge of losing weight and keeping it off can be frustrating and defeating. But when you have a plan and surround yourself with a team to support and guide you reaching your goals is awesome!

The world looks different. Your clothes fit different, you move differently with a profound inner and outer strength, and the world sees you differently.  People want what you have and that is pure and simple, health and vitality.

Dano transformed his life and has kindly allowed me to share his story on how he did it. There is no secret formula, no magic pill or wave of a wand. So, how did he do it? Well, he was first motivated by a contest called the 6 pack challenge.  People from all over the country would post their weight loss goals and history on FaceBook and by a certain date, there would be a winner with the most weight lost.  Dano is competitive.

He discovered the popular movie,  Fat Sick & Nearly Dead, a Joe Cross Film.  This film is real, raw and really incredible and shows the emotional connection to food, unhealthy habits and the debilitating physical results a poor diet.

Inspired by the movie and the amazing results the people in the film were having, Dano came to me fully ready to commit.   It was time to shed the weight for good and start a new, healthy and energized life. Little did he know just how much it would change his life in every way. We had some very big goals ahead of us.

I had been coaching and training with Dano in the past and often travel or the demands of his business would pull him off course.  We’d reach some decent goals and then we’d have to start over also sometimes due to injuries.

Like the movie illustrated, I mentioned to him that I had tried juicing myself and knew of well known chef on Maui named Craig King. He offered a service of preparing daily fresh juices as a way to cleanse and jump start many people who needed help in cleaning out the body and starting anew.  I also knew they would get along very well and have a supportive relationship, which is critical during this transition from food to no food.

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Health and Fitness Radio Segments with Suzie Cooney of Suzie Trains Maui May 2012

Health and Fitness Radio Segments with Suzie Cooney of Suzie Trains Maui May 2012

Tune in every Tuesday to KNUI 900 AM @ 7:30am on Maui’s Best Talk Radio Show

The Maui Breakfast Club

 Suzie talks with host Tom Blackburn Rodriguez on trending health and fitness topics that interest you! Listen live here,

May Topics: 

Listen to Suzie's segment here

May Day May Day for brides to be: The Feeding Tube Craze! What?  Women are desperate to lose weight before their wedding day and will do anything at any high ridiculous cost is the doc is willing too.  Restricted to just a feeding tube through the nose down to the esophagus, a good look? Why not just do it the way everyone else does, because after the marriage those pounds will likely sneak back in faster than it took to get them off!

Poll on the Today Show stated that out of 7121 votes, 95.2% thought it was nuts and only 4.8% thought it was okay as long as it was safe.



Exercise 101

Exercise benefits, guidelines and principles for weight loss and health

The Benefits of Exercise
Motivating Yourself to Exercise
Cardio, Strength Training and Flexibility Guidelines
Strength Training Guidelines
Flexibility Guidelines

Listen to Suzie's radio segment here!

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On Maui:Chef Craig King Learn More and Watch Videos About Healthy Food Transformations

Maui, Hawaii  January 12, 2012

I’ve had the sincere pleasure of meeting and getting to know Chef Craig King. As a personal chef to the stars, his knowledge, depth and worldwide reputation on organic gardening, and delicious, healthy food preparation is enjoyed and devoured by thousands. We are lucky to have him here preparing amazing menus, and of course seeing his garden of health literally grow here on the N. shore of Maui at the beautiful property known as Lumeria Maui. Here his known “farm-to-table” practice is enjoyed by many guests.

Besides seeing him prepare a feast for a special few or a few hundred, his kind ways and natural talents shine through in every bite.  I was overwhelmed with the first samplings one evening and to taste not only the freshness of the buffet he prepared,  but the blend of flavors that exploded from the simplest herbs and green selections were over the top.

Get to know Craig and watch these videos on how you too can eat for energy and I’m sure he will inspire you to not only grow your own fresh veggies but you’ll learn so much on how to sustain your own personal energy and vitality. Also scroll down to watch his “Here We Glow” video of his special cleanse. He is offering workshops on Maui on how you can do a “healthy” cleanse that leaves you feeling vibrant and strong. Contact and cleanse info below.

Chef Craig King:

Chef Craig King has been at the forefront of the healthy food revolution for more than 20 years. As the personal chef for some of the biggest names in the natural food business (Steve Demos, White Wave/Silk; John Mackey, Whole Foods; Michael Gilliland/Libby Cook, Wild Oats), as well as some notable Hollywood stars, Craig brings a deep understanding of food and its evolution to the show. He has a keen ability to create food that meets the client’s need in real time–– knowing how to balance what the client wants with what the client needs. He recently created and directed “Here We Grow”, a documentary film highlighting our troubled food system. His latest venture has been helping transform food in various institutional settings, including assisted and senior living centers. The installation of gardens in seven senior community centers helps highlight the beautification of the food transformation and demonstrate the practice of the farm-to-table philosophy.

Here We Glow

Chef Craig King is offering his Glow Cleanse for you to enjoy. You can learn more here:

You may contact Craig direct at 820.281.2381  or e: to enjoy his company and receive a private consultation.

Feel free to share your comments.

Welcome to Maui Craig!  We’re all thrilled to have you as our neighbor and a part of our healthy ohana.


Suzie Cooney, CPT  of Suzie Trains Maui

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