Photo Essay by: Naomi Osuna

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It all starts with you. When you put your mind to it and you set a goal you can accomplish anything.

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This is Brandon Aranda he is a trainer at this gym, PowerHouse Fitness.

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Aranda is coaching a workout class and is helping each athlete reach their goal.

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He is working out his arms by using the ropes, and is pushing himself to his limit.

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To help train his athletes he needs to train himself every day. “You are your toughest opponent,” said Aranda.

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These girls are doing planks to workout their core. Working out with a friend is a great way to stay motivated because you push each other to reach your goal.

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 “How can you motivate someone if you can’t motivate yourself?” said Aranda.

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This is some of the equipment that is offered at the gym that anyone can use.

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Aranda is giving a workout that includes mountain climbers to his class and is going to each person motivating them to help them reach their goal.

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“When you finish a workout, or you see someone reach their goal that is the best feeling,” said Aranda.