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Swinger of the Month

FRANK MCMAHON SWINGER OF THE MONTH

When the idea of Rebell started more than 5 years ago, we were very fortunate to have the support and guidance of several friends and family. One person in particular had a tremendous hand in making our dream a reality. Frank McMahon, a dear friend became a great mentor. He was gracious enough to share the knowledge that he gained through years of hard work and dedication towards his own dream.

In honor of Frank, we select a Rebell member (aka Swinger of the Month) every month who exemplifies what is means to be a part of the Rebell Community. We also honor Frank by donating to a charity close to his heart; Misrecordia/ Heart of Mercy.

Please take some time to read about our Swingers.

Claire Chorba: March 2016

Posted: March 1, 2016 by Mike Connelly - Swinger of the Month

Thank you for accepting the designation of the March 2016 Swinger of the Month! You’ve been working really hard in classes and have certainly earned it! How long have you been training at Rebell? I can’t believe it, but it’s only been seven months. It feels like much longer, but in a good way. Why

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Amanda Feder: January 2016

Posted: January 1, 2016 by Mike Connelly - Swinger of the Month

My experience at Rebell has been life changing! I happened upon the gym when I was leaving the movies and after talking to Mike and Ryan, I knew it would be a perfect fit! I recently had surgery and needed a place that could work with my limitations. I started off not being able to

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John Zimmerman: November 2015

Posted: November 1, 2015 by Mike Connelly - Swinger of the Month

I can’t say enough great things about Mike, Ryan and the Rebell community. I kept hearing about the benefits of kettle bells from various books and podcasts, but hadn’t been to a gym since moving to Chicago in 2007. In 2014 I moved close to Rebell’s studio and would pass it every day on my

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Sam Rakowski: September 2015

Posted: September 1, 2015 by Mike Connelly - Swinger of the Month

Before I was introduced to Mike and Rebell in March of this year I was struggling with severe stress, trouble sleeping, persistent pain in various areas and just generally didn’t feel good. I also knew that my flexibility was terrible, but had to be educated on my issues with mobility, which was somewhat of a

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Michelle Borkowski: August 2015

Posted: August 1, 2015 by Mike Connelly - Swinger of the Month

Since I started working with Ryan and Mike at Rebell a year ago, I have seen consistent progress and change both physically and mentally. My ultimate goal was to thin out a bit and build more muscle. I have worked out with a trainer for many years and Rebell’s style and training was something new

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Corrin Caffery: July 2015

Posted: July 1, 2015 by Mike Connelly - Swinger of the Month

Through the magic of the interwebs and social media, I found Rebell while I was training for my StrongFirst Level 1 Certification. Mike reached out to the local participants with a clinic to prepare for the certification. I had been training with my friend for over a year but wanted a fresh set of eyes

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Dan Tyler: June 2015

Posted: June 1, 2015 by Mike Connelly - Swinger of the Month

A FEW QUESTIONS FOR OUR READERS IF YOU DON’T MIND. HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TRAINING AT REBELL? ABOUT 6 MONTHS WHAT IS YOUR TRAINING BACKGROUND? RUNNING, SOME BIKING AND SWIMMING MOSTLY ON MY OWN. I TOOK UP TRIATHLONS AFTER I TURNED 50, SO I WOULDN’T GET OLD AND DIE. UNTIL REBELL I HADN’T DONE

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Lauren Meeth: May 2015

Posted: May 1, 2015 by Mike Connelly - Swinger of the Month

Congratulations Lauren on being the May Swinger of the Month. $100 will be donated to the Misericordia foundation in your name! We wanted to ask you a few questions for our readers to get to know you better. 1) What time do you usually kick ass at Rebell? Why do you train then? 6am! You

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