Newsletter by Hillarie Z. Scannelli (Co-Owner @ !MPACT)

November Group Training Calendar:  Click on link (to the right of this page) to view our Monthly Training Calendar.  Or if you log onto our website, just scroll down towards the bottom of the home page to view the Monthly Training Calendar.  This calendar shows all the days and times we offer Group Training for adults, teens and kids.  It is a great way to decrease bodyfat, increase lean muscle, and get FIT!  It’s changing so many people’s lives.  Come and start your journey with us.  Let’s do this!

FIT & FUN CAMP VIDEO Check out our Fit & Fun Camp video from Summer 2012!  Thanks for sharing your kids!  Link here:

FALL FUN CAMP:  THERE IS STILL ROOM . . . For kids ages 6-13 – week of November 5th — Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. till noon (Hillsborough kids are off that week).  Like our Fit & Fun Camp, their day will be filled with sports games, speed & agility drills, age-appropriate strength training, interactive nutrition discussions, fun sports drills and more!  WE HAVE DAILY RATES TOO!  Your kids can come for a day or two or come all week . . . give us a call for pricing and to lock in your child’s place (908) 428-7978.

HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE:  Get a jump start on your holiday shopping while enjoying some refreshments!  !MPACT Training is hosting a Holiday Boutique on Thursday, November 15th from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.  We will have some unique vendors selling jewelry, handbags, Wildtree Products (simple & healthy foods), Origami Owl Lockets, Mary Kay Cosmetic gift sets, personalized gifts and other  accessories!  Find something unique for everyone on your list. We will also have $1/minute chair massages along with gift certificates for massages.  !MPACT will be offering our Gift Certificates and other pro shop items too, since giving the gift of health can be the best gift of all for someone you really care about.  Come out for a social evening to shop at our unique Holiday Boutique!  If you are an !MPACT client and are coming for bootcamp at 6:30 p.m. that evening, you can shop before or after your training!

CLOSED ThanksgivingEXCEPT we are OPEN for one Total Development Bootcamp on Thanksgiving Day. . . Come join us at 8:00 a.m. for bootcamp and then go and enjoy your family, friends, and a few extra calories!

TURKEY TROT — FREE SESSION ON THE DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING!:  Although we are not offering regular training sessions on the Friday after Thanksgiving (November 23rd), we WILL be offering a FREE Turkey Trot session at 8:00 a.m.!  Did we mention it is FREE for !MPACT clients AND their family, friends, and neighbors?  This is more of a traditional bootcamp (1.5 hours), and it is a mixture of cardio and strength training drills.  Portions of this training session will be running (trotting) outside – looping throughout our development, while other portions (intervals) will be indoors using our cutting-edge training equipment.  We will have a blast!  And I can’t think of a better way to work off that apple or pumpkin pie you probably ate on the night before on Thanksgiving!  This FREE session is being offered to adults and teens ages 15+.  A short registration/waiver form must be filled out for newcomers, so please arrive by 7:45 a.m. on Friday, November 23rd!

More Info on !MPACT BIRTHDAY PARTIES (ages 6+):  If you are looking for an awesome (AND different) way to celebrate your child’s birthday, !MPACT has the answer.  When working with exciting equipment like weighted ropes, plyo-boxes, agility balls, and ball rebounders – and then mixing in some fun stations like hurdles, slide-boards, and even a football throw (aiming for the center of huge tire), kids don’t even realize they are exercising.  Party-goers will have the experience of a lifetime using state-of-the art training equipment, just like professional athletes.  Couple that with fun, pop-music, and it is a recipe for a great time.  Participants will finish off with some good old-fashioned dodge-ball.  If you have a special request for activities (based on your child’s interest in sports), please let us know.  We will do what we can to accommodate.  To celebrate the guest of honor’s birthday, we serve a refreshing bowl of vanilla or chocolate ice cream with sprinkles (birthday candle included for birthday child) – along with bottled water.  This sweet treat is also a great way to reward participants for all their hard work.   PRICING & OTHER INFO:  The duration of our parties is an hour and a half, and the cost is $275 (for up to 12 children).  Additional participants can be added at the rate of $19.99 per child (with a maximum of 20 participants).  Birthday parties can be booked up to four weeks in advance.  If you wish to have a longer party, please ask us about pricing.  Parents must sign a registration/waiver for each child attending the party prior to their participation.

BEACH BODY COACH – Hillarie Scannelli, !MPACT Co-Owner Yes, you heard it right . . . I am a Certified Beach Body Coach, so if you wish to purchase an amazing nutritional drink to help you reach your weight-loss goals, please call me to set up some time to chat about Shakeology (the healthiest meal of the day!).  Or to purchase, just log onto my site:  If you need some extra workouts (videos/DVD) to do at home or while traveling, you can also purchase Insanity, P90X, and more from my site:  You get one body . . . treat it “world class”. . . Stop stalling!  If you need help outlining your fitness goals, just call me – happy to help:  908-428-7978.


Drop10 with a Friend WINNERS: Congratulations to Lynda W. and Lyn O.  They lost 11+ pounds (together) in 14 days and won a $75 gift certificate to use towards their Unlimited Training in November ($75 value/each!).  Way to go Lyn “squared”!!  Scroll down within this newsletter to read more about our Drop 10 with a Program and how it works.

!MPACT Training has a monthly drawing— with those who enter their email address on the home page of our website – and they win BIG discounts on training! . . . Congratulations to:  Sandra Diaz who won a $25 Gift Certificate to use towards Unlimited Group Training.  Just contact us, Sandra, to collect your prize:  908) 428-7978.

STAY TUNED FOR INFO ABOUT OUR WEIGHT-LOSS CHALLENGE, “CHOOSE TO LOSE”, starting in January of 2013 Let this be the year where you succeed in your quest to decrease bodyfat and get into the best shape of your life.  Let’s do this once and for all!  Do you want “in”?  Winner will receive FREE training at !MPACT, along with a beautiful gift basket with home-made wine and a gift certificate for fine Italian dining . . . a great reward for your hard work!  First, second and third place winners will receive a prize!  Contest is based on percentage of weight loss.  The challenge starts the first week of January and runs for 12 weeks . . . bringing you right into early spring – getting ready for beach season – yahoo!  Look for full details in our December newsletter.

MADE AN !MPACT AT ARIS! !MPACT Training was invited to participate in the Auten Road Intermediate School Family Fun Night on Friday, October 12th.  There were several local vendors and businesses there, and the night was dedicated to being “drug free” and enjoying time with family.  !MPACT set up some fitness stations and a little obstacle course with agility equipment so kids could stop by and try it out.  The kids had a ball, and so did we!  We were also delighted to be stationed right next to one of our favorite vendors, The Circus Place – also located in Hillsborough.   How nice we both made the cover of the Hillsborough Beacon after this event!  If you have an event that you would like !MPACT to attend, please call us!  We would love to participate whenever our schedule permits, and we love spreading the fitness bug!:  908-428-7978.

Drop 10 with a Friend Program:   This is an on-going program we rolled out in September.  You can start at ANY TIME and win FREE training if you and your partner lose 10 pounds (between the two of you) within 14 days – that is a $75 value!  This program is a great way to get motivated – and it keeps you accountable so you reach your fitness goals (plan includes diet plan + training).  If you don’t have a partner, maybe we can find one for you so let us know.  Or if you are interested in purchasing the Fool-Proof Diet Plan without participating in the Drop 10 with A Friend Program, give us a call to let us know when you plan to stop in.  We are happy to help get you started on your diet plan, and the Fool-Proof plan comes with sample diets, substitution lists, and even popsicle sticks (to represent specific food groups) so you know EXACTLY what you are supposed to be eating each day.   Call us 908-428-7978 or email us ( for registration and pricing for the Drop 10 with a Friend Program or to simply purchase the Fool-Proof Diet Plan.

“NEW” DISCOUNT FOR DEDICATED CLIENTS As always we listen to our clients . . . We had a few people ask if there was any way to offer a discount on Unlimited Group Training for those who continue to commit to their training.  We’ve decided that YES, we are willing to offer such a discount to reward these dedicated clients.  For any clients who provide credit card information and wish to register for three consecutive months at !MPACT, we will save you $15 per month on training!  Your credit card would be charged on the first of the month through our EFT system.  Let us know if you are interested in SAVING!!!  And don’t forget – we are already offering a BIG discount every month for spouses who are doing Unlimited Training together.  They will continue to save $25 each (per month)!  We do our best to keep our personal training affordable!

Local Business Plugs:

You might be looking for a particular service – so let me refer one!  These are all business I (personally) use and would highly recommend!  I’ll continue to add a few more – so be sure to take a look:

*NEW – COLLEGE FUNDING WORKSHIPIf you want to better prepare for your child’s college education, Martin Nielsen (of Nielsen Financial Group, LLC) is hosting a workshop you can’t miss.  It’s FREE!  It is being offered on two different dates:  Thursday, November 8th at 7:00 p.m. in Somerville, and again on Tuesday, November 13th at 7:00 p.m. in Somerville.  Limited seating so please call to reserve your place:  (908) 788-3799.

*NEW – Origami Owl – Every locket tells a story, what’s Yours?  Origami Owl Living Lockets are customized by choosing charms that tell the story of your life! Shoppers can personalize their lockets making our jewelry line unique! Pick your charms, pick your locket, add a decorative plate or custom chain and you’re done! Contact Betsy Toland via email at or shop online at:  Host a Jewelry Bar at your home with friends & family and earn your locket for free!!  Order early for the holidays, as these lockets are extremely popular.

VIDEO PRODUCTION:  Kristyna Barbella – she’s unbelievable!  Kristyna has been doing all my video work (even the latest one for my Fit & Fun Camp!).  She is so creative and professional, and you will love your finished product.  She also does web-design work.  Check out her website:

THE CIRCUS PLACE Youth Circus . . . something new and different to do with your kids!  Check out their website or e-mail:  908-829-3784

NORZ HILL FARM Support your local farmers!  There is still time to pick up pumpkins, fall decorations, jams, pies and more!   If you haven’t visited their Haunted Hay Ride or other fall attractions, there is still time!  Check out their website to learn more and to find out their hours of operation:

IN-HOUSE MASSAGE You can have a wonderfully, relaxing massage in a beautiful and tranquil home-based environment.  References available upon request – and I can say “I” am one of her satisfied clients!  Her hot-stone massage is amazing!  For info or an appointment, call Meg Shelton, Certified Massage Therapist at 908-369-9352.

WILDTREE Products WE’RE MAKING COOKING QUICKER, EASIER, AND HEALTHIER !  From the appetizer to the dessert… Wildtree has it all.  Breads, Muffins, Pancakes & Crepes  – Culinary Blends – Soups Dips, Bread Dippers & Salsas Dressings, Marinades, Glazes & Sauces — All 100% Natural — No Artificial Additives, Preservatives, MSG, or Food Dyes –Made in a Peanut-Free Facility.  Offering In-Home Tasting Events If extra $$ each month would help your family, please contact me to learn more!  Betsy Toland  (908) 369-4698

NIELSEN FINANCIAL GROUP, LLC has recently partnered with Premier College Funding in order to bring a more in-depth service in the area of college planning to our clients.  With ever-rising college costs, affordability is on the minds of most parents and college bound students today.  Are you concerned about how you will pay for your child’s college education?  We will show you strategies for how to get the best education for your child at the lowest possible cost.  We help families of all income levels find schools that offer maximum financial aid, guide them through the financial aid process and develop a cost-effective plan to pay for college, without sacrificing retirement or life savings.  Call today for a Free Consultation at 908-359-7886 or visit us online at .

New Generation IT – Thomas Liu, IT Consultant    I had computer virus and almost lost everything on my laptop that was only a few months old!  Tom was able to clean out my computer and all my data was saved!  Keep his number handy (848)565-5269 or email:

UPPERCASE LIVING:  Betsy Toland If you love all the inspirational quotes and pictures on the walls at !MPACT, contact Betsy.  Uppercase Living brings the incredible expressiveness of words into homes, transforming them into more wonderful places to live.  Not only does Betsy provide a professional installation, but she also makes great suggestions with regards to colors and size.  These make beautiful accents for your home!  Wanna have an Uppercase Living Party at your home to get discounts on your own purchases, drop Betsy an email

WILLS Do you presently have a will?  It may sound like something you can put off, but wouldn’t you like to make sure your family is taken care of – just the way you want?  Tiffany Moore, Esq. can help simplify the process so you can rest easy, knowing everything is outlined properly – and she’ll make sure you don’t forget anything or anyone.  And we are not just talking about monetary issues – what about guardians for your children or your pets in the unfortunate event something happens to you?  Everyone should have a will — Don’t put it off another day . . . Gain piece of mind:  Call Tiffany @ (908) 797-3198 or email her @:

MILLER’S SERVICE STATION:   Hard to find a good and honest mechanic?  We’ve got one for you . . . Mike Miller at Miller’s Service Station.  Love supporting local businesses  — Mike is a Hillsborough resident and just moved his business from Branchburg to Hillsborough.  He is located at 600 U.S. Highway 206 South (the garage at the Shell station at the corner of Amwell & Rt. 206).  Mike has helped us out A LOT with some recent car and truck troubles . . . give him your troubles (908) 429-9100.

INTERIOR & EXTERIOR RENOVATION & BUILDER CO.:  Pro Builders Plus, Hillsborough — Walt handles everything from roofing and siding, to interior renovations, and additions, etc. – quality work at competitive prices:  Walt has done work for everyone in my neighborhood! References available:  Call Walt at 908-369-7562 (references are available!).

REALTOR: Are you looking to buy a new home or sell your current home? You really need someone who understands what you want and isn’t going to waste your time. Melissa is not only professional to deal with, but understands that families are the most important thing and so is the home they live in. Call Melissa Martin of Weichert Realtors — cell: 908-656-4070 or email:

FRANKLIN MEDICAL GROUP:  Dr. Steven DelMaestro (MD, Internal Medicine) of Hillsborough, NJ was approached to head up Franklin Medical Group – a new medical practice affiliated with Somerset Medical Hospital.  Before taking on this new venture, Dr. DelMaestro had his own practice for 22 years, operating out of his offices in New Brunswick and North Brunswick (NJ).  So . . . when is the last time you had a complete physical?  Your health is so important – and so is finding a doctor who cares and actually takes the time to get to know you and your health history.  Maybe you are presently getting medical care from a practice that is so huge – with so many different doctors that you feel it lacks that personal touchMake your health a priority:  908-685-2526 (located @ Franklin Commons, 454 Elizabeth Avenue, Suite 210, Somerset, New Jersey).

!MPACT Menu @ CAFFE PIAZZA:  Trying to find a local restaurant where you can get a healthier bite to eat?  Hillarie Scannelli, owner/!MPACT, asked client, Antonio Ruffa (owner/Caffe Piazza) to come up some new items on his menu that would present healthier choices for busy people who are on-the-go.  Antonio (also an !MPACT client) at Caffe Piazza uses protein-enriched pasta & lean meatballs and offers a “baked chicken parm” instead of the traditional fried version.  The portions are calorie controlled and just right.  These menu items are perfectly balanced with proteins and carbs, and if you want something a little lower in carbs, their Cajun shrimp or chicken over mixed greens is perfect!  Stop in to visit Caffe Piazza today – whether you want to choose !MPACT items or one of their other gourmet Italian dishes.  They are located at 649 Route 206 in Hillsborough (in the same strip mall with Stop-N-Shop).  When you call your orders in, be sure to mention you want the !MPACT Menu so you get the lower calorie options:  (908) 359-9494

SPORTS PHYSICAL THERAPY:  This is a great place to go for any type of physical rehab – and boy, are did a great job on my lower-back pain!  They handle everything from ligament sprains to arthritic pain.  I have always had a strong core and lower back, but I guess my age (47), my strenuous training routine/6 days per week, and the long hours I spend on my feet every day as a trainer can often take a toll on my lower back.  Every now and again, it just tightens up and I am in a lot of pain.  I heavily rely on the physical therapists at Sports Physical Therapy to get me mobile and pain free again!  They have multiple locations, and one of the partners, Jeff Erickson, is a neighbor of mine – great guy!  Can’t say enough about what an awesome facility this is!  Hillsborough location:  908-359-8800, Princeton (609) 419-0455, Somerset (732) 565-5455, Flemington (908) 806-2000.

PRINCETON ORTHOPEDICS:  Luke Ryan Physician’s Assistant will get you the help you need.  I have several personal training clients who have had multiple shoulder issues and tennis elbow – and they received the most unbelievable treatment from Luke at Princeton Ortho!  Please call and ask for Luke 609-924-5044

HILLSBOROUGH VACUUMOK – Let’s get ready for summer – let’s do some SPRING CLEANING.  Call Hillsborough Vacuum to help!  Besides selling vacuum cleaners and central systems, and servicing & repairing vacuums, did you know that they have an array of services including carpet cleaning, tile & grout cleaning, hardwood restoring, and more?They are a local and trusted company for over 10 years!  Please check out their informative website.

Childcare services – Hillsborough, NJ: Jenie Van Cleef is a young energetic Mom of three children, and can provide your toddlers and children with a fun and safe environment @ her Hillsborough home.  Please call Jenie if you would like to obtain references or speak more about her availability. You can email her at: or call her at: (908) 829-0363

PODIATRIST:  Dr. Brandon Zuklie, LLC – Podiatrist: Treats any and all issues of the foot and ankle, from warts to stress fractures and all other athletic injuries.  Treats children as well as adults, and accepts most insurance plans.  Address: 1161 202N Branchburg (in the same strip mall near Phil’s Pizza and Texas Liquor — by Imclone and Chubb).  Other offices in Piscataway and Monroe, NJ – for more info:


Train like an athlete . . .

Food is FUEL . . .

Fuel your spirit . . .

Stop stalling . . . Make and !MPACT

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