FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — She was a married mom living in suburbia. Her youngest child no longer was home because he joined the Army just like his dad did decades earlier. Yvonne Serrano had uprooted her life as a military wife time and time again. She thought she could change her life a bit by joining a close-knit gym community.
To some acquaintances, she came across as intense, abrasive and self-absorbed — far from the nurturing, supportive members of a Coral Springs gym called “Fit Bodies Forever-Training for Warriors.”