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Father inspires overweight son to get in shape

Rick, left, and Matt Weiner worked together to get in shape.There are many degrees and levels of success. It would be difficult to argue that what Matt Weiner has achieved is nothing short of the ultimate.

Matt is a 14-year-old Cherry Hill, N.J., boy who in the past four years has transformed himself – in appearance, personality, school and leadership – like very few have at his age. And most of it was the outcome of the time and effort he spent getting in shape at Cherry Hill Health & Racquet Club.

IHRSA is currently reaching out to its members for inspirational and success stories just like Matt’s as part of “How my gym membership helped me.”

Read on for Matt's story.