Daman Strength Training continues to be beacon of hope for people looking to improve their lives, both from a physical and mental standpoint. There are countless stories coming out of Rick Daman’s gym that everyone should know about. One of those is Tanner Spratt, a senior at Rochester High School.
For the past five years, Tanner Spratt and Rick Daman have been working very closely together. Tanner’s journey at DST began when he was a 12 year-old kid, already out of shape and needing a lifestyle change at a young age. Childhood obesity is an epidemic that is crippling the youngest members of our society, and Tanner’s parents knew something had to change before it was too late. Fast forward five years, and countless workouts later at DST, and Tanner is a ripped, physically fit 17 year-old senior at Rochester High School, with more confidence and self-esteem than ever.
Tanner said, “I started going to DST shortly after I started playing hockey and I was pretty overweight. At 11 years-old, I weighed almost 180 pounds and didn’t see it as too big of a problem. But, once I started working out and began to build muscle and burn fat I realized how much easier life was when I wasn’t out of breath after climbing a flight of stairs. Now, I’m so much more lean and healthy that people don’t believe me when I tell them how big I used to be.”