Sweet Strength is a true gem! I have trained with several trainers over the course of my life but Linda and Breeze definitely stand out!! Both are very passionate about their time with clients, fitness, and nutrition!
I personally benefit from a more one-on-one client/trainer relationship and you will find that at Sweet Strength. You will be motivated, challenged, learn to love you and want to better yourself in all aspects! Give Linda and Breeze a try!! You will not be disappointed!!!
My husband and I love Linda and Sweet Strength Fitness! Breeze and Linda have such a passion for what they do that it actually makes working out fun! Looking forward to achieving our goals with both of their help.
Since we (61 year-old me and my 65-year-old husband) started training with Linda and Breeze, we are stronger, more toned, more flexible and feeling healthier than ever! Strongly recommend this dynamic duo, whether you are interested in gaining muscle, endurance, better nutrition habits or need a life change. They’ll customize sessions, energize you (and you’ll have an awesome time while pursuing your fitness goals). Good people with a great track record of success.
Been in and out of gyms my whole adult life; sometimes there would be months in between visits – so I decided to inquire about having a personal trainer to keep me motivated. I had met Linda Timmons over ten plus years ago and knew how dedicated she was to wellness and fitness, and thought she would be the perfect fit. I started training with Linda in the summer of that year and still see her twice a week today. Linda helps me stay focused and inspires me to reach for my goals. I thoroughly enjoy and look forward to her training me during the week. It helps keep me fit, while de-stressed as well. Linda always pushes and drives me to do my best. I believe Linda knows what her client’s individual needs are, knows how much to push them to get the results that we are looking for. I always leave feeling better than when I walked in. Always. It is nice to have someone beside you, to keep you on the right path and be your cheerleader. Always smiling and positive. I consider her not only my personal trainer, but a good friend as well. Thank you, Linda – for keeping me focused and on the path to great fitness and wellness!
I had no direction in life for a long time. Then – I started coaching sessions with Linda. She helped me with self esteem, toxic thoughts, problem solving, and controlling my emotions and fears, thinking outside of the box…just to name a few. In just a short time, I learned that I chose where I am in life today with the ability to change where I am to be where I want to be by setting goals. One of my goals was to start training and I am now. Life does not have to be hard. It is amazing what we can accomplish in life! I have changed in many ways and awake now every morning with an “I Can & Will Do” attitude. I am at peace and am so thankful for Linda and Sweet Strength.
Laurie Le Febvre
When I began my coaching and training sessions with Linda I was a mess. Really – a big, giant, unfocused, insecure mess. And Linda patiently, lovingly and skillfully guided me in setting attainable goals, encouraging me and helping me to create boundaries, building me up, not tearing me down. When we started working out, it was awesome! She gave me a positive physical outlet for my excess energy to benefit me in all areas. It helped me focus, work towards my goals, and improved my self image. I loved it! It was challenging and fun. I felt energized and strong. And sure, I would gripe a bit sometimes – but she pushed me in a good way. Life changed dramatically for me that year. I had been flailing; with Linda’s help – I began to find me again. Sweet Strength is empowering, encouraging and uplifting . . . because that’s what Linda is. I highly recommend both!
I was stuck and lived in daily torment. I knew what the problem was – it was me. I didn’t know what to do about it except to cry out to Jesus for help. I would wake up every morning and ask Jesus, “Please help me lose weight. Please help me go to You rather than food to meet my needs.” I did this for years. I was morbidly obese with nothing to stop me from getting bigger. It was scary. Then, I had happened to have breakfast with a dear friend – Linda Timmons, whom I hadn’t seen in a couple of years. She told me she had started a new business doing wellness coaching and told me a little bit about how it worked. My heart leapt, I dared to think that maybe this was Jesus answering my prayers. I began to meet with Linda totally by faith. She would ask me questions that made me think, really think. She constantly challenged me in my thinking . . . It took a little over three months and I had lost 22 pounds and gone down an unbelievable 45 points on cholesterol. I’m now exercising regularly, doing things I’ve never done before, never thought I could. My husband has commented it is so impressive to him of the total change in my life.
Linda Timmons could not have shown up into my life at a better time, and I could not have asked for a better life coach . . . in finding my true purpose in life, I was unsure of how to pursue my goals, where to start, what my big dream even really was ~ with Linda’s guidance, my faith strengthened, goals became clear, and I landed a dream job working specifically within my passion. If you are willing to open your mind and accept challenges, she will teach you how to overcome and grow through them. The opportunities presented have changed the way I view myself, the world, and the people around me, and will forever have an impact on how I live my life. I can’t wait to see what my future has in store. Thank you, Linda for an amazing journey.
I love my Trainer/Wellness coach. I’m learning so much about exercise and eating! I feel this is one of God’s lessons he put in front of me after going through sickness. Linda is there for all people – sick and not sick. You can be thin and still be unhealthy, you can be heavy and need to have someone from the outside look in to help. And – let’s not call it dieting – let’s call it a way of life and do it for life. She is a very Godly woman, and YES she will pray for you and with you.
I was pretty much at the end of my rope with no idea where to turn. My body had gone terribly downhill over the previous two years, gaining weight while losing muscle power and tone. Plus, I was in pain all the time and had to cut back on work time as I couldn’t stand for eight hours required. Some days I couldn’t even walk because of whatever was wrong with my knee . . . Then I cam to Linda and we decided I could take control of my body. Working with Sweet Strength three times per week, for a few weeks I had a combination of Wellness training and personal training, then went to all personal training. It’s absolutely amazing how I have improved! Strong all over. My knee is so much better. I’m doing squats and all kinds of things like that! My whole body has changed. My eating habits have changed. My outlook on life is stronger and brighter. I’m determined to never stop taking care of myself again! Sweet Strength taught me so much about foods, my body and about myself mentally and emotionally!
There is so much to say about Linda Timmons and Sweet Strength. I have been training with Linda for a year, and have also done personal coaching with her. She is now a great friend and mentor to me, it is so exciting to see how gifted she is in areas of encouraging people to be more healthy. I was battling depression, but Sweet Strength was such a blessing to me. Some of best days during this trying time were after training with Linda. She helped me stay on track, coached me how to change my thinking and gave me great nutritional advice. She is the kind of person who is truly compassionate and cares for her clients. Sweet Strength truly will help women at any age reach their fitness and personal goals.
As a 37 year old mother of two, I had a set of goals that I hadn’t achieved because of life’s busyness and challenges. I contacted Linda at Sweet Strength, and through our sessions, my goals are becoming more attainable as they were broken down into manageable steps to achieve them and implement them into a new lifestyle. Linda helps her clients become equipped with both the mental and physical tools to achieve results – without being judgmental or critical. Thank you, Linda. You showed me it’s never too late to live a healthy and joyful life!
My ‘Sweet Strength Story’. I found Linda that December because life wanted it that way! To make me a better me! From the first time I sat down in Linda’s office, I knew she was the right person to help me accomplish what I had set out to do. She was confident, passionate about her work and compassionate on the things women go through concerning their bodies and emotions! The goal was to be healthy: it meant LEARNING how to eat right, taking care of my body as it deserved to be treated . . . I lost 10 lbs. and have lost several inches in my arms, legs, waist and neck! Those numbers don’t do this journey justice! I have been eating the healthiest that I have ever ate my entire life. I have accomplished things that I never thought I would do again. I have now run in 3-5k’s and 1-Mudd Run! . . . it has been no easy journey – WE have managed as team! It’s amazing what can be done when you have the support of someone who simply just understands and is willing to work as hard as you do . . .
Linda has completely changed my life and the way I view myself. She is encouraging. I never realized how negative I was concerning myself until I started training and coaching with Sweet Strength. But, I have changed my perception of myself and look forward to my sessions, because she truly cares about her clients and I cannot believe how fast the time goes by. I wish every woman could train with her. My family thinks it is one of the best things I have ever done. Thank you Linda for walking beside me and for helping me overcome many challenges. You are absolutely wonderful.
What an awesome training/coaching experience! Linda, you are such an inspiration. I don’t think I have met a more consistently positive person! Always encouraging, always complimenting, always finding good things to focus on. Your outlook on life is so contagious and such a joy to be around! You made me re-look at both my physical body, and what goes on inside as well, ie. what I put in my body (sugar!). You encouraged me to push myself a little harder and to set small goals. You’ve inspired me to really take care of my “whole” body, inside and out! Getting in touch with you has been a blessing for me! “Sweet Strength” empowered me like never before.
Thank you very much for everything you have done for me. You were very supportive and encouraging when I needed it most. Thank you for all of your guidance and for helping me become a better me! In working with you as my Wellness Coach, Personal Trainer and Life Coach, not only did I lose 10 lbs. and become more tone than I’ve ever been in my life (age 55), I also had several breakthroughs with my thought patterns. You worked with me until we got to the root of the problem! Sometimes it was uncomfortable, but well worth it! You are a Personal Trainer, Wellness Coach and Life Coach who motivates, cares about people and sets a good example! I would highly recommend you because you are competent, professional, and very goal oriented for your clients. You are the best in your field!
Meeting Linda Timmons was a life changing experience. After 9 months I felt like a different person . . . eating healthier, working out regularly and feeling better now at 59 than ever. Linda has a very unique ability and teaching style. She starts with rebuilding your foundation and gives you a desire to succeed. . . . as great as I feel now, I can not imagine how I will feel a year from now. Thank you, Linda. You are very gifted in what you do, this has been one of the most rewarding experiences ever.
Linda is encouraging, helping me to become physically, mentally, emotionally, and nutritionally strong. Her energy, passion, and caring nature makes my wellness journey fun and positive. She is the total package … trainer, nutritionist, life coach, friend, and mentor.
All the thanks go to Linda Chandler McDandel and Breeze Timmons. They helped me rehab my shoulder and back. Less than a year ago, all the doctors told me I needed surgery. With the help of Sweet Strength: No Surgery, Only Stronger. Love these people.
Who knew that when I met and started my coaching/workouts with Linda at Sweet Strength that it would be a life-changing experience? She has the ability to inspire, motivate, and break through old patterns by re-framing any thoughts and language that keep you from being successful in reaching your goals. I love the focus on the total well-being, while still ensuring that your unique physical needs are taken into account! I LOVE this program more than any other I have ever tried. Thank you, Linda!
I met Linda during a time where I was really struggling to get back on track to find my way to a healthier, happy self after going through a catastrophic health event with my husband for over a year. I was tired and knew it was time to focus on my health. I took a six week challenge and realized the then owner of that gym put me in way over my abilities. But then I met Linda, she was the instructor at my second class. I could feel energy and positive vibes coming into the room because of her presence. She drew me in and I knew she was going to be my coach.
I approached her after the group class and asked if we could start working out together, and also – did she think she could find someone else for me to share her sessions with. Within a week, I had a workout partner who was my age and struggling with weight as I was. The three of us instantly formed a friendship and bond. But, Linda is just more than a workout coach. She helps you look deep inside your soul, lifts you spiritually, and continues to feed and help you to find your inner strength. Through her I have learned to think more positively, journal my food and try to spread joy to those around me. Through this journey with her I have found a friend, mentor and coach.
If you want someone that will help you find your strength and positivity ~ call Linda. She is a Godsend for me, I know that God brought her into my life for a reason. And, if you are looking for a male coach, her husband Breeze is working with my husband who is trying to regain his strength! Breeze has been a positive influence for my husband as well, his spirit is now uplifted, and he is seeing the world in a different way, coming out of his shell again and living. I attribute a lot of this to the way Breeze cares about his success. What a team! Sweet Strength….let them help you find yours.
Linda is amazing and motivates me in me fitness goals as well as life goals. Linda knows how to look at the big picture, not just the 45 mins of the lesson. The studio is comfortable and inviting. Totally recommend
Sweet Strength Fitness is the best that I have ever belonged to! Linda is a ray of sunshine and makes me feel great when I walk in the door. She listens to what I need and want from my workouts. Breeze is also the greatest! They are the best, they work together, to help anyone reach their goals, better fitness, strength! I highly recommend Sweet Strength!! Also, for nutrition and mental health! ❤️❤️❤️
Leslie L. Lovingood
Anyone who knows me knows that I’ve never loved doing exercise..but then found Sweet Strength Studio. Linda and Breeze are an amazing team of highly skilled personal trainers. Linda makes training fun, challenging , and educational ! I honestly look forward to going to workout now.. And I look more toned and feel so much stronger !
Mary E. Hughes
The best decision I made since retiring in 2016 was to engage the services of Breeze and Linda at Sweet Strength. It has been life-changing. It is impossible not to have their passion, dedication and genuine caring for their clients make a positive impact on your life! I love these folks and intend to be a client for life!
Do I recommend Sweet Strength Studio? Absolutely! I’m 65 and had not exercised on a regular basis in quite awhile. I luckily found Linda and she now has me on a good path back to becoming fit. If you want someone who will motivate you, listen to you, and give you advice in a non-judgemental way, then come see Linda Timmons. She is always learning and continuing to educate herself in fitness and nutrition. It’s great to be able to walk in to the studio, be warmly greeted and know that a caring person will be with you every step of the way encouraging you to be your very best!
Judy G. Stephens
Love this place! Linda and Breeze are amazing coaches. I am lucky to get to work out here. Give them a try! You will not be disappointed. 👍💯👏
Heather Long Chadwick
Thank you Breeze for helping me with my form and for all the great advise. It’s great having someone so knowledgeable work with me. teaching me so much. I cannot thank you guy’s enough.
I recommend this place for so many reasons. Not only is it a place to work out, but it’s a haven. I hadn’t exercised in a long time due to medical conditions, and was nervous about starting back. I went to some other places doing research, before making my decision on where I wanted to go, and they didn’t seem to have much knowledge about exercise in relation to medical conditions and weren’t very personalized (unlike *Sweet Strength*). Because they’re personal/one-on-one sessions, there is no judgement, no need to feel self conscious. Linda is also a Life Coach, among many other helpful and wonderful things, so not only do I get exercise to keep my body in check, but I get someone to talk to, laugh with, and get advice from. I appreciate her energy and passion for supporting other women. Go check it out, you won’t regret it. Thanks Sweet Strength Fitness Studio and Linda Chandler Timmons 💪🏋️♀️🧘♀️
Gilah Joy F
Best 2 trainers in Charleston, SC
They are both so passionate about their clients & their job!! Highly, Highly recommended
Sheri Richardson Richard
I ran across Breeze at Crunch Fitness and began talking about weightlifting, which led to me bringing up the fact that my lower back would become fatigued while doing squats.. He invited me to his gym, Sweet Strength, to watch me and the rest is history.. Breeze is very knowledgeable and has many many many years of powerlifting and strength coaching under his belt. He has helped me immensely and I would highly recommend reaching out to him for any and all training goals. 5+++ stars!